Grass For Shady Lawn

kemojrAugust 24, 2012

I have a shady lawn. I use liriope and english ivy for ground cover but I have a couple of spots that get some full sun everyday for 3-5 hours. What kind of grass will work best for these somewhat sunny areas? I am in zone 7.

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dottie_in_charlotte(z7-8 NC)

centipede.

    Bookmark   August 24, 2012 at 5:22PM
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kaliaman

some fescues tolerate shade pretty well. check with your local nursery for best recommendations for your area.

    Bookmark   August 26, 2012 at 1:28PM
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rhizo_1 (North AL) zone 7

Obtaining local recommendations is very important. I'd probably not go to a nursery, but your local extension office. Nurseries and garden centers vary hugely in their expertise.

    Bookmark   August 26, 2012 at 9:58PM
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austennut

I've read that St. Augustine, especially Palmetto and DelMar varieties, might work in those conditions.

    Bookmark   September 16, 2012 at 11:02PM
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