This hardy and perennial thrives in a shady spot with well-drained soil. It also requires very little maintenance and is consequently one of the best plants for small gardens. For more plant inspiration, find out about our Top 10 Plants for Shade here. Plants for small gardens: 10 great choices - The English Please note: You are currently browsing img evergreen plants for landscaping landscaping plants that is 1280x720px in size. This image is listed in evergreen plants garden ideas category. Plants for small gardens 10 great choices The English, 1280x720 in 216.02 KB.