What To Plant Under Trees 

 Originally Written: May 3, 2013

By  Hanna Trafford


You may be thinking that there isn’t anything nice to plant under your trees, but there actually are a few shade-loving plants that offer spring flowers and dramatic foliage:



This pretty blooming plant is also called Fairy Wings. It is not very large, but thrives in a dry soil, under shallow rooted trees.



This pretty plant will really breathe life into your garden. Also called Sissinghurst White, it bears white flowers and spotted leaves.

Foam Flower:


The name says it all – this pretty plant bears either white or pink blossoms, forming large clumps of deeply lobed leaves that are often streaked or speckled with red.

I hope you will find this information useful – please send me your comments, suggestions and experiences, your input is always welcomed and very much appreciated



Hanna Trafford

Hanna is the mother of two grown sons Dan and Dusan Nedelko, and is also the Grandmother to Jax, Cohen and Mila. She is the lead editor of Mama Knows and is hoping to create an exchange of communications with other grandmothers, mothers and daughters - giving everyone the opportunity to learn and share about everything that is "Mama"

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