Best foundation plants for Shade
Large spreading tree over 10 meters; deciduous; smooth bark; thornless.
The Curry Leaf Tree is native to India and known for its smell and flavour.
Tamarind trees feature (a) short stout trunks topped by bushy wide-spreading crowns with arching branches, (b) ferny, even-pinnate, compound leaves with light green leaflets, (c) summer bloom of red-veined cream to pale yellow flowers in drooping racemes and
Sheesham is among the finest cabinet and veneer timbers. It is the wood from which mridanga, the Rajasthani percussion instrument, are often made. In addition to musical instruments, it is used for plywood, agricultural tools, flooring, and as a bentwood, and
Parijat flowers have four to eight petals arranged above a vibrant orange tube in a pinwheel pattern. These highly fragrant flowers open at night spreading their fragrance in the surrounding area with an intensely sweet floral aroma.
Cassia is one of the most beautiful in all tropical trees when it sheds its leaves, and bursts into a mass of long, grape-bunches like yellow gold flowers.
This plant stands alone in its family; a profusely fruiting shrub, reaching 6 - 20 feet tall, is sometimes called the lipstick tree.
It is grown in South East Asia, India and the Philippines. It is also widely cultivated as an ornamental plant in tropical and subtropical areas.