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Need suggestions for difficult spot

Posted by dr.liz 7 (My Page) on
Sat, Jul 13, 13 at 9:54

I planted 3 ostrich ferns in a spot I thought was pretty shady, at the edge of a woodsy bed. The ferns have scorched badly and will need to be moved. Turns out it gets some direct sun in the middle of the summer--early AM and noonday sun to be exact. As the season advances into fall (or from spring) it gets progressively more shade. I need some suggestions for what to use instead. The spot is about 4x4', big enough for a small shrub or a few good size perennials. Thanks!

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RE: Need suggestions for difficult spot

  • Posted by kchd 7b Mississippi (My Page) on
    Sat, Jul 13, 13 at 16:48

How about:
Virginia bluebells (Mertensia virginica),
Jack in the Pulpit (Arisaema triphyllum),
Dwarf iris (Iris cristata)
Witch alder (Fothergilla spp.)
Coral bells (Heuchera spp.)
Foamflower (Tiarella spp.)

This post was edited by kchd on Sat, Jul 13, 13 at 16:57

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