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evergreen trees or shrubs for wet areas

Posted by isherwood 29223 (isherwood46@aol.com) on
Mon, Apr 25, 05 at 10:01

I am trying to find something that will block out a boat shed the area is partly shade b/c of some tall oaks and the soil is constantly wet a stream run ight by it and it on the edge of a lake. the only thing that i have come up with this far is the southern wax mytrle but i would like a few more things to mixit up some

any suggestions would be great

randall

ps im in SC ZONE 8


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RE: evergreen trees or shrubs for wet areas

Illicium Henryi - Henry Anise tree. Likes lots of moisture and partial shade. It is one of Georgia's plants of the year. Grows in a pyramidal shape to about 10 to 15 feet tall. You can limb it up so it looks more like a tree than a shrub. It has scented blooms - if I remember correctly, sort of a red color. To find out more, google 'UGA gold medal' to see the list of Georgia gold medal winners. I think the anise tree was a winner in 2003 or 2004.


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RE: evergreen trees or shrubs for wet areas

Buckwheat tree (Cliftonia monophylla)
Yaupon holly (Ilex vomitoria)
Florida leucothoe
Inkberry (Ilex glabra)


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