another landscaping question

Discussion in 'Gardening & Plant Propagation' started by stumpyacres, Jan 13, 2005.

  1. stumpyacres

    stumpyacres Well-Known Member

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    My neighbor has a great periennial garden - she seems to know what is easy to grow and what does well here in zone 7 - but she isn't giving up too much info - I am starting to landscape a due north facing house (starting from scratch ) I did plant crepe myrtel, boxwood, forsytheia, and a few other things. What is real easy and hardy to grow? I have almost full sun everywhere else... any suggestions? Julie Central Va
     
  2. dare2b

    dare2b crone

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    Stumpy, I think your extension agent is the best source for this information, although you might try the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center for info on native plants (for all states). The LBJWC also has a bunch of good links . . .
     

  3. Turalura

    Turalura Well-Known Member

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    Stumpy, I have huge Hostas, Ferns, Bleeding Hearts, and Yellow- Archangel on the North side of house. Nearby on the NW corner of house is a James McFarland pink Lilac. They only need minimum maintenance and bloom every year. I'm in zone 5.
    Hope that helps.
     
  4. Sylvia

    Sylvia Well-Known Member

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