Best Plants for Northeast TN - Knowledgebase Question

Johnson City, Te
Question by mcmannc
January 4, 2010
We are building a home and will be planting our entire lot. What are the best plants for NE TN? How much space do they need? Thank you VERY much!


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Answer from NGA
January 4, 2010

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Some of the most attractive plants for your region include Cone Flower, Daylilly,
Butterfly Bush, Bellflower, Candytuft, Lavender, Yarrow, Butterfly Weed, Coreopsis,
Balloon Flower, Iris, Catmint, Aster, Russian Sage, Stonecrop, Coral Bells, Coleus, (Japanese Painted Fern, Sage, Rosemary, Lenten Rose, Hosta, Astilbe, Hydrangea,
Dwarf Blue Fescue, Japanese Blood Grass, Miscanthus ( Maiden Grass), and Penesetum.

If you've never gardened before and need a little direction in regards to soil preparation and planting procedures, the following publication might be helpful:
http://www.utextension.utk.edu...

Best wishes with your new landscape!

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