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Shady Dry location

Posted by jwillislaw 6 (My Page) on
Wed, Jul 24, 13 at 18:11

This is small cutout in a shady and quite dry side of the house. Does anyone have any suggestions as to what would work here? Hardy Begonia? Climbing Hydrangea? Anything else? Its under the eaves so it gets very little rain.


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RE: Shady Dry location

Barrenwort (epimedium) thrives in dry shade.


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RE: Shady Dry location

Perhaps cyclamen? But they would be dormant for a portion of the growing season...


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Lily of the valley. Some Ajuga if you irrigate until they get established. Sedum is the best groundcover for dry soil, that won't be getting occasionally moist. Dead Nettle, there are several varieties, some look really nice. They do well in occasionally, sometimes a long while, drier areas.


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