20 Colorful Plants for Shade Gardens Amethyst flower (Browallia hybrids): If you love blue flowers, this annual is a must. Amethyst flower has star-shaped blooms of brilliant blue and sky blue, as well as violet and white.
Tradescantia "Sweet Kate" - easy-to-grow perennial with profusion of deep-blue flowers from summer to autumn. Eye-catching accent for the border, the vibrant golden-yellow foliage is a bright companion for purple-foliaged plants.
Lilyturf (Liriope) is an easy-to-grow favorite shade plant. Resistance to deer and rabbits, lilyturf is practically a plant-it-and-forget garden resident. It grows best in Zones and grows a foot tall. Lilyturf can be a fast, almost aggressive spreader