An old favorite for hanging baskets in shaded areas, impatiens come in a wide range of colors, including white, red, orange, and violet that dress up the area from early summer through the first frost.
Hostas are hardy ornamental plants that require full or partial shade. Most varieties of Hostas thrive in compact groups, therefore they are perfectly suited for tight spaces in hanging planters.
Variegated ivy is a common, houseplant ivy, especially good for partial sunlight indoor growing. For this reason, it also makes a wonderful option for an outdoor hanging plant in partial to full shade.