Plants for a Shady Herb Garden

Most herbs do like a bit of sun but if your place is in the shade then you can still grow herbs
successfully. Check out these suggestions for a shady herb garden.

Over 1metre

Angelica Angelica archangelica
Bog sage Salvia uliginosis
Butterfly bush Buddleia sp.
Elderberry Sambucus nigra
Foxglove Digitalis purpurea
Oyster Plant Acanthus spp.
Wintergreen Chimonanthus praecox

Under 1 metre

Alexanders Smyrnium olusatrum
Alpine Strawberry Fragaria vesca ‘semperflorens’
Bergamot Monarda didyma
Brooklime Veronica beccabunga
Bugle Ajuga spp.
Celery Herb Apium graveolens
Chervil Anthriscus cerefolium
Columbine Aquilegia spp.
Feverfew Chrysanthemum parthenium
Glossy Angelica Angelica pachycharpa
Jacob’s Ladder Polemonium spp
Lady’s Mantle Alchemilla mollis
Land Cress Barbarea vulgaris
Lemon Balm
Lovage Levisticum officinale
Lungwort Pulmonaria spp
Mint Mentha spp
Perennial Alkanet Pentaglottis sempervirens
Periwinkle Vinca minor
Salad Burnet Poterium sanguisorba
Self-Heal Prunella spp
Sneezewort Achillea ptarmica
Swamp Pennywort Centella cordifolia
Sweet Cicely Myrrhis odorata
Sweet Woodruff Galium odoratum
Valerian Valeriana officinalis
Viola, Violet Viola spp

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