A Frame for a Shady Garden

ivysophia(5)May 19, 2013

A planting of Silverbell, Longstemmed Holly and Coreopsis Paucifolia - under the canopy of an Old Oak - is in need of a âÂÂFrame.â Underneath this lovely planting is a long Old Cement Curb, 18â high, which would best be hidden by Perennials or Shrubs which are ***Happy in Zone 5 ***Shade Loving ***Low Growing preferably under 18â ***Arching/Drooping Habit, to cover or obscure the cement curb ***Motif: Northeast woodland âÂÂaestheticâ (I have seas of ferns, sedge, woodland wildflowers, etc) ***Ferns: do you know of a Fern that is not predominantly upright, and would Droop over a low wall? ***Evergreen or Deciduous.

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Try Christmas fern for drooping over your wall. They tend to do that, and are evergreen in most climates. It is a tough one. Mine survived two years of summer drought and still look pretty good.


    Bookmark   May 22, 2013 at 8:55AM
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