Great for dry gardens, bad soil, and shady gardens too!
With expert advice and care tips from plant professionals, RS has identified 15 really pretty plants that thrive anywhere and in most soils. Here's their list of 15 (the full article is here with great photos and a details on each plant):
- Persian Shield
- Oakleaf Hydrangea (see article on when to plant hydrangeas here)
- First Frost Hosta
- Carex Pensylvanica
- Desert Rose
- Shrub Cinquefoil "Primrose Beauty"
- Zagreb Threadleaf Tickseed
- Butterfly Weed
- Lilac Sage aka Purple Rain
These hard-to-kill plants are readily available at nurseries and garden centers, so there's no reason to let a difficult planting spaces stop you from creating a showstopping yard.