One of the keys to choosing the right plants for your garden is knowing your light conditions. Use this guide from LSU AgCenter to help determine yours:
- Full sun: eight or more hours of direct sun per day.
- Part sun: about four to six hours of afternoon sun per day.
- Part shade: about four hours of direct sun in the morning.
- Shade: about two hours of direct morning sunlight or dappled light throughout the day.
Now that you know your conditions, here’s a list of some of the most popular bedding plants:
Sun to part sun:
- Sweet potato vine
Part shade to shade:
- New Guinea impatiens