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foundation shrub suggestions-face West and HOT!

Posted by nansaidh6 8 (My Page) on
Fri, Jan 3, 14 at 12:12

My house faces West and receives HOT afternoon sun. I'm looking for suggestions for fast growing shrubs that can handle the heat in summer, the snow in winter, deer, and can fill in my foundation!

I'd love to have Hydrangias for the fullness and romantic look, but that's not gonna happen facing west! Any ideas?
Thank you:)

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RE: foundation shrub suggestions-face West and HOT!

Have you considered Russian Sage? I can't find my picture right now, but it has nice grey/green foliage, blue flower spikes in the fall and a strong sage smell that deer probably won't like. Echinacea/coneflower would go nicely with it.

RE: foundation shrub suggestions-face West and HOT!

Last time I had read in a Newzeeland Agricultur blog that they're grown shrub in early summer. These followers, mostly longer than 30 inches within two or three weeks. I think you must Grow them in the end of March.

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