All Things Gardening forum: What should I plant here?

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ch1719
Apr 1, 2017 10:11 AM CST
I'm in Zone 7. I want to plant some kind of bushes or shrubs (or anything) that'll cover up the gap between the ground and the deck (in the red outlined area). What would you suggest? The plant in the far right of the outlined area is Prunus x cistena. Other than that, we will just dig up the grass and put mulch around whatever we end up planting. Thanks in advance!
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Name: Daisy I
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DaisyI
Apr 1, 2017 3:35 PM CST
Probably something that will be green all winter. I would plant low growing evergreen shrubs and conifers.
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Just S of the twin cities of M (Zone 4b)
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crawgarden
Apr 1, 2017 6:55 PM CST
Abelia
Physocarpus dwarf variety
Weigela dwarf variety
dwarf variety of hydrangea
Caryopteris
lots of possibilities for Z7
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Name: Amanda
KC metro area, Missouri (Zone 6a)
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pepper23
Apr 1, 2017 7:02 PM CST
If you want fragrance roses would work also. Lots of shorter varieties out there. Deutzia is another good choice or Clethra (summersweet).

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