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over; most aren't so deep-rooted as to be hard to remove, but I wonder if
they could stand the road salt over time. In general, I am interested in
native plantings (my current favorite is steeplebush, with its bubblegum
pink astilbe-like flower) and an informal look--but not an unkempt one,
either. Any ideas? Thanks so much.

Answer: Fragrant sumac is an excellent choice although you will still have to dig some holes. The standard species (Rhus aromatica) grows about five feet tall and will spread to six or eight feet. There is also a dwarf variety called Gro-Lo which

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