I need a 'no brainer ' for the north side
I am new to gardening and really need some help. Is there a "no brainer" plant that would do OK on the north side of my home? The ground is rocky, but we could bring dirt in. I'd like something that blooms, maybe a hydrangea, but I just need some experienced gardeners to give me an idea. Thank you very much and I know this question may sound a little wishful.