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Edging plant for shade...

Posted by romanticdreamer z8 Seattle (My Page) on
Sat, Jun 9, 12 at 14:36

Hi - I'm trying to decide on a low-growing (1 foot or less)edging plant for along a walkway that borders an 8 foot deep bed. I'm thinking of lamium (dead nettle), but don't know if this will spread too far. There is already Sweet Woodruff as a groundcover in the bed that should fill up the bed and I don't want to mix two groundcovers. I'd like it to be a neat row next to the sidewalk to give it a neat appearance. Any suggestions?

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RE: Edging plant for shade...

Not lamium. It is very vigorous and will spread across the entire 8 ft bed. Are you looking for a perennial? How about impatiens?


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