From:Mineral wells, TX Region: Southwest Topic: Shade Tolerant Title: Variety of native tall plants for a screen in shady area near Ft. Worth Answered by: Nan Hampton
Hello, we live west of Ft Worth. We are looking for tall plants to form a visual screen along a chain link fence we share with a neighbor. We have post oaks there and it is very shady and the ground is sandy and sloping. Our neighbor has planted eleagnus along her side but it is only a few feet tall. The fence line is about 100 feet long and we would like a variety of native plants 6 to 10 foot tall. Can you suggest anything?
Here are a variety of native shrubs or small trees from your area that fit your criteria:
Native plants for moist and shady yard in Rowlett, TX February 21, 2005 - I have an area of my yard that has drainage issues. It stays quite moist most of the time and is shady a large part of the day. I would like to plant some native plants in that area. Maybe something t... view the full question and answer
Drought & Deer Resistant Shrub for Shade in Medina, TX June 14, 2013 - We are dedicated to native plants in Medina, but are desperate to find a drought and deer resistant shrub for shade. Would we be too far off base with an oleander bush? We know birds and most butterfl... view the full question and answer
Native evergreen for shade August 28, 2008 - Hi,
I am looking for a plant that is evergreen (or semi evergreen), native to central Texas, and shade tolerant. This is for a Wildscape area in San Marcos. Do you have any suggestions?
Thanks! view the full question and answer
Drought-tolerant plants for deep shade in Florida June 23, 2012 - I am looking for indigenous, drought tolerant, leafy dense plants (kind of hosta like) that will grow in deep shade (under a tree that gets little sun) in Jacksonville, Florida. view the full question and answer