Indicates the amount of sunlight the plant should ideally receive. Some plants thrive in a range of light situations while others require more specific conditions. Consult their habitat description for a better idea of the kinds of sites they prefer.
- Sun indicates the plant prefers a location which receives direct sun for most of the day or approximately 6 hours or more of direct sun.
- Partial shade can indicate an area with only filtered sunlight most of the day or one which receives direct sun for only 2 to 4 hours of the day.
- Full shade indicates an area which receives less than 2 hours of direct sun each day.