Rock Garden in Shade - Knowledgebase Question

Bonne Terre, MO
Question by clawson4
May 3, 1998
What will grow in rock gardens with little sun and poor soil?


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Answer from NGA
May 3, 1998

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It is discouraging to garden on poor soil, so if there is any way you can amend the soil by working in some organic material such as compost, the plants will grow better. Here are some perennial plants to consider for your shady rock garden: hosta, ajuga, ceratostigma (plumbago), epimedium, euonymous (wintercreeper), perennial geranium, hedera (English ivy), lamium, liriope, and gaultheria.. Most of these plants are available in a number of varieties, so you are bound to find some you like!

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