what grows in clay - Knowledgebase Question

Depere, Wi
Question by dare2care58
June 9, 2009
I live in wisconsin,zone 4 or 5. Our soil is mostly clay.What perennials can I grow without having to replace the clay with new soil?


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Answer from NGA
June 9, 2009

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Some of the best perennials for clay soils in your growing region include:
Aster, Gooseneck Loosestrife, Bee Balm, Helen's Flower, Black- yed Susan, Jacob's Ladder, Bugleweed, Joe-Pye Weed, Butterfly Weed, Leopard's Bane, Circle Flower, May Apple, Comfrey, Meadowrue, Creeping Jenny, Monkshood, Daylily, Rodger's Flower,
Forget-Me-Not, Self Heal, and Goldenrod. Best wishes with your new perennials.

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