Barb, just kindly mention that the plant is not doing well there and we need to move it to a different spot. It is struggling in the shade... just don't tell him you just don't like it there.. It is struggling and probably won't survive if you don't try something and if it still dies we'll replace it with something else, that is all you need to tell him. I finally got my first Lenten rose this past week. My neighbor does a lot of perennial sales in the spring and he had one at my last market and I snagged it for $3.00.