Not all areas of your garden or yard receive the proper amount of light for plants to grow, especially flowerbeds near the house or a tree. When considering plants and flowers for these areas make sure they will grow in shade or partial shade. Your local nursery can point you in the right direction. Here are some lists of plants and flowers that won’t wilt without the sun.
Plants and Flowers That Grow in the Shade [DIYNet]
Shade Garden Plant Suggestions [Garden Country]
Flowers for Shady Spots [Gardenguide]
Gardening in Shade Forum [Gardenweb]