fothergilla and black walnut??

beth_swindler(z6b,7 Va.)December 2, 2009

Anyone have any experience with Mt. Airy Fothergilla and Black Walnut?? Anyone know if they will llive next to each other?? I have fallen in love with this plant and would love to use it near or under my BWT. Any help is appreciated. thanks

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scarletdaisies(6)

My experience is nothing does well under a black walnut tree, but it could be for other reasons.

http://www.treeboss.net/juglone.htm

The list of possibilities for under your Walnut tree is:

Trees & Shrubs

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black, red, sugar, Japanese maples (Acer spp.)
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serviceberry (Amelanchier spp.)
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river, cherry birch (Betula spp.)
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eastern redbud (Cercis canadensis)
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fringetree (Chionanthus spp.)
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hawthorn (Crataegus spp.)
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daphne (Daphne spp.)
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forsythia (Forsythia spp.)
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thornless honeylocust (Gleditsia triacanthos var. inermis)
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Carolina silverbell (Halesia tetraptera)
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witchhazel (Hamamelis spp.)
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rose-of-Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus)
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hydrangea (Hydrangea spp.)
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American holly (Ilex opaca)
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eastern red cedar (Juniperus virginiana)
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sweetgum (Liquidambar styraciflua)
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black gum (Nyssa sylvatica)
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Virginia creeper (Parthenocissus quinquefolia)
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mock-orange (Philadelphus coronarius)
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oak (Quercus spp.)
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black raspberry (Rubus occidentalis)
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elderberry (Sambucus spp.)
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lilacs (Syringa spp.)
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arborvitae (Thuja spp.)
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Canadian hemlock (Tsuga canadensis)
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elm (Ulmus spp.)
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some viburnums (Viburnum spp.)

Perennials

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bugleweed (Ajuga reptans)
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hollyhock (Alcea rosea)
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Jack-in-the-pulpit (Arisaema triphyllum)
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European ginger (Asarum europaeum)
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false spirea (Astilbe spp.)
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bleeding heart (Dicentra spp.)
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leopardsbane (Doronicum orientale)
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crested wood fern (Dryopteris cristata)
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trout lily (Erythronium americanum)
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sweet woodruff (Galium odoratum)
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perennial geranium (Geranium spp.)
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Lenten Rose/Christmas Rose (Helleborus spp.)
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common daylily (wild orange type) (Hemerocallis fulva)
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hosta (Hosta ssp.)
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Siberian iris (Iris siberica)
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lily-turf (Liriope spp.)
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lobelia (Lobelia spp.)
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bee balm (Monarda spp.)
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sensitive fern (Onoclea sensibilis)
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cinnamon fern (Osmunda cinnamomea)
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garden phlox (Phlox paniculata)
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great Solomons seal (Polygonatum commutatum)
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Christmas fern (Polystichum acrostichoides)
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primrose (Primula spp.)
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lungwort (Pulmonaria spp.)
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bloodroot (Sanguinaria canadensis)
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live-forever (Hylotelephium (Sedum) spectabile)
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lambÂs ear (Stachys byzantina)
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meadow rue (Thalictrum spp.)
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spiderwort (Tradescantia virginiana)
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trillium (Trillium spp.)
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Canada violet (Viola canadensis)

Bulbs

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glory of the snow (Chionodoxa lucilae)
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spring-blooming crocus (Crocus spp.)
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Spanish bluebells (Hyacinthoides hispanica)
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winter aconite (Eranthis hyemalis)
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snowdrop (Galanthus spp.)
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hyacinth (Hyacinthus orientalis)
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grape hyacinth (Muscari botryoides)
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daffodils (Narcissus)
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Siberian squill (Scilla siberica)
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tulip (Tulipa spp.)

Annuals

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wax begonia (Begonia semperflorens)
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pot marigold (Calendula officinalis)
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morning glory (Ipomea purpurea)
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pansy (Viola x wittrockiana)

Good luck!

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