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They prefer dappled shade and can grow in fairly dry soils. The Sun (2016)Plant in full sun or light dappled shade. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It prefers heavy neutral to lime soils and dappled shade. The Sun (2015)Enjoy the silvery catkins in full sun or dappled shade. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Big white patches underneath make it blend in with the dappled surface. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Careful use of light and shade is vital for the feel of dappled woodland light. Learn to Draw Countryside (1996)The foliage is quite light so it lets the sun through and gives you that special dappled shade. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It's easier if you have dappled shade. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Holiday recipes should be easy, and the eating enjoyed in the dappled shade of trees. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Behind layers of trees, women in vivid colours walked through dappled light. Indian Balm - Travels in the Southern Subcontinent (1994)Kipling's idea was that the leopard was given his spots so he could lurk unnoticed in the dappled shade of the forests. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Keep the pots in dappled shade at all times so that the compost and bulbs do not get too hot or they will fail to produce flowers. The Sun (2012)A light, feathery plant for dappled shade. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They'll do well in sun, or light or dappled shade. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They'll do fine in dappled shade but the more sun they get the more the sugars in the leaf will build to trigger an autumn display. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The stamping rhythms still stamp away, but they do so with dappled colours and an unusually light, lithe gait. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They relax until it's time for lunch, after which they find some dappled shade and go back to sleep again. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A useful bushy deciduous shrub reaching 3m, it grows in sun or dappled shade. Times, Sunday Times (2013)For a while, the glassy surface was dappled gold and orange before the dying sun completed its journey, leaving me to the thickening darkness. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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