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Question by jemixon
August 15, 2010
We recently added a 6' x 20' allen block retaining wall, replacing the old railroad tines. The wall slopes in and out, with steps taking guests into the backyard, which has a beautiful pool. We planted confederate jasmine at the base of the wall & it is providing a great look, but the top needs

Answer from NGA
August 15, 2010
Lots of perennials like growing in the shade. Hosta and hellebores top the list, but others to consider include Ginger, Coral Bells, Twinflower, native Columbine, Maidenhair fern, Pulmonaria, Dicentra (bleeding heart), Woods Aster, Crested Iris and Astilbe are also great choices. Enjoy your lovely garden!

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