From:Hawley, PA Region: Mid-Atlantic Topic: Shade Tolerant Title: Hardy plant with minimal care for shade in dry soil Answered by: Nan Hampton
I have a weekend house in Hawley, PA where I try to garden - often with poor results. There is a spot on the northeast corner of my foundation where I have put plant after plant - but none of them survive the winter. The corner gets minimum sun and is at the top of a slight slope. I need a hardy, plant that need minimum care (only there on weekends) and is good in dry soil. Any suggestions?
If you visit our Native Plant Database, you can do a COMBINATION SEARCH to help you find suitable plants for your site. Just choose Pennsylvania from the Select State or Province category, 'Shade - ' from Light requirement, 'Dry - ' from Soil Moisture and then you can choose the type of plant you want from Habit (general appearance). Here are a few suggestions for shrubs:
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