Every plant needs water and sun to survive, but not all of them need the same amount. When it comes to exposure to light, these perennials (a.k.a. plants that grow back every year after roots go dormant in the winter) believe less is more.


This Chinese ground orchid is relatively low-maintenance, but it does ask for one thing: that you plant it in a partially shaded location, where it’s only exposed to several hours of morning light.


How you care for each variety of hosta is not one-size-fits-all, as they all require different amounts of shade. Try this: the darker the leaf (they vary from white to dark green), the less sun it needs.

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