WHICH shrub is best to use - Knowledgebase Question

Pal Bay, Fl
Question by elisabeth_ko
January 4, 2011
for shade, fast growing, close to the house does not get under foundation - thank you
in Palm Bay FL


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Answer from NGA
January 4, 2011

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Here are a few suggestions for the shady site you describe: Buxus microphylla (Japanese Boxwood). It's roundish and compact, growing about 3-4 feet tall and wide.
Or, Ilex cornuta 'Rotunda' (dwarf Chinese holly). It is evergreen and grows 3-4' tall and wide. A final suggestion is Chinese Loropetalum. It's a compact shrub with about a 6' height. Hope one of these is just right for your landscape.

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