Shady Foundation Planting - Knowledgebase Question

Name: Rick
Millersburg, PA
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Question by rashoop1
April 13, 1999
Could you reccommend some foundation plantings for a shady northeast exposure?


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Answer from NGA
April 13, 1999
Some shrubs for a shady spot might include some of the smaller azaleas and rhododendrons, pieris (Japanese Andromeda), yews, and possibly the short "Otto Luyken" cherry laurel. All of these shrubs appreciate a moist yet well drained soil (meaning not soggy) and need soil well supplied with humousy organic matter. The first three types also require an acid soil to do well.

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