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JTNuck
Searching for the proper shrubbery
JTNuck

I have an area along the side of my house I was looking to line with shrubs, preferably evergreen type. However, the area is mostly shade and a spot or two dose not drain as quickly as it should so it's a little sloppy in heavy rain, but not to terrible. Does anyone have any suggestions as to what would work well? The area is approximately 10 foot long and will be about 18inches from the wall. Any help would be great.
-Jim

NEC
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NEC
cjsand
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cjsand

Hostas? Im not sure if thats how you spell it though.

Redline04
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Redline04

I've used Boxwood's, which are a type of evergreen, in an area similar to yours except that I had good drainage. Another evergreen type that might work well is a Yew. Either of these is easy to shape/trim and they both fill well from top to bottom without having bare spots.
Google "Yew Trees" and go to the site for "Yew Trees -schrubs- shade loving plants". There's quite a bit of info there to help you choose from.
I'd attach a link directly to the site if I knew how to do it.

JTNuck
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JTNuck

Great, thank you. The yew looks like it would work best.

JTNuck
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JTNuck

Hosta may work, I thought about using them as an accent. I was looking for more of a shrub perhaps with the Hosta towards the from of the hedge row

peterbouchard
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peterbouchard
NEC wrote:

Could be difficult to find a shrubbery..........

http://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=monty+python+shrubbery&docid=1160771338587&mid=4C1068DD56C8855350104C1068DD56C885535010&FORM=VIVR4#

Roger the shrubber could help

Ni!!!

lol

This is exactly what I was thinking when i saw "shrubbery"

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