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Rock garden
« on: December 28, 2018, 01:59:15 PM »
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I am coming to you with a problem I hope you can help me to solve. This spring I want to create a rock garden in my garden; however, it is shady. I know that not every plant can grow in such place, so I wanted to ask you what to choose. I found this site: https://gardenseedsmarket.com/rock-gardens-en/ with a big offer of different flowers and sales here are amazing so I decided to choose something from it. Which plants will survive in such conditions?

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Re: Rock garden
« Reply #1 on: December 28, 2018, 03:56:58 PM »
Yes, that site shows a wide range  of seeds - not sure I would  count all as being a rock garden plants in that section though. Also I  notice that there is a minimum order of  $64.29 - which seems a lot to me.

There is a website which specialises in plants for shade :  http://www.plantsforshade.co.uk/  and I think that you could be guided  by the sort of plants they advise for shady conditions. (They  don't sell seed  and they are closed for  plants meantime - but  you will see a lot of plants suitable  for shade listed there. )

 See also this  site  to get some  ideas :  https://www.cleevenursery.co.uk/alpine-rockery-plants/
« Last Edit: December 28, 2018, 03:58:36 PM by Maggi Young »
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