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A Frame for a Shady Garden

Posted by ivysophia 5 (My Page) on
Sun, May 19, 13 at 23:32

A planting of Silverbell, Longstemmed Holly and Coreopsis Paucifolia - under the canopy of an Old Oak - is in need of a “Frame.” Underneath this lovely planting is a long Old Cement Curb, 18” high, which would best be hidden by Perennials or Shrubs which are ***Happy in Zone 5 ***Shade Loving ***Low Growing preferably under 18” ***Arching/Drooping Habit, to cover or obscure the cement curb ***Motif: Northeast woodland ‘aesthetic’ (I have seas of ferns, sedge, woodland wildflowers, etc) ***Ferns: do you know of a Fern that is not predominantly upright, and would Droop over a low wall? ***Evergreen or Deciduous.


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RE: A Frame for a Shady Garden

Try Christmas fern for drooping over your wall. They tend to do that, and are evergreen in most climates. It is a tough one. Mine survived two years of summer drought and still look pretty good.

Sandy


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