Four Easy to Grow, Shade Loving Alternatives to Hostas

By: Julie Day
Hosta plants growing in yard.

Hostas are staples of the shade garden.

I love hostas – the beautiful large leaves turn a shady garden spot into a tropical-looking oasis, and they’re low-maintenance and hardy. But I like surprises in the garden, too, and sometimes you just want something different!

If you’re ready for a new look in your garden, here are four alternatives to hostas that will give you a similar effect while adding variety. Read on to find out more.

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