Home Â» Articles Â» Landscaping Â» Perennial Plant Ideas for Shade Gardens. Grown in partial shade to full shade, they can withstand some drying out but do best in evenly moist soils. Hosta: Hostas are classic shade garden perennials that are tough as nails, hardy throughout the country, and have a loyal following among plant collectors and Perennial Plant Ideas for Shade Gardens Please note: You are currently browsing img partial shade perennial garden plans garden design ideas that is 1000x603px in size. This image is listed in partial shade landscaping ideas category. Perennial Plant Ideas for Shade Gardens, 1000x603 in 240.57 KB.