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Name: Cella
Massachusetts (Zone 5a)
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cella1973
Mar 13, 2018 2:00 AM CST
I have 4 mature weeping spruce trees, under these trees is a magical feel, I'd like to create a hidden garden/ sitting space underneath any suggestions for flowers I can plant under the trees?
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Name: Philip Becker
Fresno California (Zone 8a)
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Philipwonel
Mar 13, 2018 8:39 AM CST
Vinca's. My first thought.
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Name: Rick R.
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Leftwood
Mar 13, 2018 4:28 PM CST
The soil is going to be quite dry under the trees, so annual flowers that you replant each year is out of the question. You need perennial types where the same plant returns year after year. Any of the epimediums would be a good choice. Epimedium x rubrum will be the easiest. OrangekΓΆnigin epimedium is also easy and spreads 4-6 inches a year, although it is not a prolific producer of flowers (for me, at least). Hepatica ought to do nicely, too. Since the soil is predominantly dry because of the trees' roots, don't expect anything to grow quickly. They will need to compete with the roots already there, and adapt.
Name: Philip Becker
Fresno California (Zone 8a)
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Philipwonel
Mar 13, 2018 5:04 PM CST
I like brainstorming. nodding

Some elevated raised beds.

Or better yet ? A pagoda ! Yes that would be great πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘
Sit, drink, eat, enjoy the flowers.😎
AHH ! Life is good !

Philip 😎😎😎
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