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shade perennials #405558

Asked June 08, 2017, 10:41 AM EDT

Which perennials grown well next to large evergreens?

Anoka County Minnesota

Expert Response

Most perennials do not grow well under or near evergreens, or other trees for that matter, because trees consume most of the available moisture, light and nutrients. Following is information about some perennials that may serve your purpose:    
https://www.extension.umn.edu/garden/yard-garden/landscaping/best-plants-for-tough-sites/docs/08464-...
http://www.extension.umn.edu/garden/turfgrass/special/planting-under-trees/doc/8237pdf.pdf

Bob Bystrom Replied June 08, 2017, 9:14 PM EDT

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