sally1429April 8, 2013

Need suggestions for shrubs 3-4 feet tall that do well in a sunny location and in clay soil... in the Charlotte area thanks

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dwarf abelia like 'Canyon Creek'.

Here is a link that might be useful: link

    Bookmark   April 12, 2013 at 12:05PM
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dottie_in_charlotte(z7-8 NC)

Yo..Sally...c'mon over to the Carolina forum !

    Bookmark   April 15, 2013 at 9:32PM
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dottie_in_charlotte(z7-8 NC)

If you want some PIZAZZ..find a dwarf Sunrise spirea.
Mine is nearly indestructible. Still in its pot rooted to the spot I'd planned to plant it..I dug under it leaving it in its pot and moved it to a similar spot with decent water source to the clay.
It has attained it's full height of 3 1/2 feet all around , startling lemony green foliage until hot weather when it gets a bit more realistic green and the soft rose flowers rise above the foliage.
It's a stunner ! Haven't even had to trim it..very tidy growth habit.

    Bookmark   April 15, 2013 at 10:16PM
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