If you have some recommendations for some plant types for me, that
would be great as I'm not sure what to get. Here are my requirements:
2 to 7 feet tall when full grown.
Partial sun (more shade than sun).
And now the final requirement that I don't know about - Area is at a
bottom of a slope. There is a small spring in the hill that dumps out
in this area. The soil in this area is ALWAYS (except for maybe a few
weeks in the middle of the summer) very, very wet. For example, the
the raw part of the property in this area, skunk weed grows. I
transplanted a hydrangea (yes, not an evergreen) there that I got for
free and it died. I put some other type of bushlike tree there (also
got it for free) there and it died also.
I have some rhododendrons there and some are fine, but some are one
their way out. I have one other evergreen bush there that does great
(don't know what it is), but want to get something different in there
for some variety.
I have since realized that next time when I do plant something there I
will dig the hole extra large and make sure I put in a type of soil
mixture that drains extra well. I am sure this will help but I still
want to put species down in that area that don't mind too much that
their roots might be wet all the time.
- posted 9 years ago