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I would like shrubs and perennials for an easy care sloped garden, Zones 3-4, shade until 1-2p.m. Slope goes N to S, with a rain gutter at the N end. Please give me names of plants, since I am a new gardener. Thanks, Georgia, Cadillac, MI.
Submitted by glmtherapy

Hi Georgia,


Thanks for writing. Some good shrubs for part shade that you can try in Zone 3 include:

Redtwig dogwood (Cornus)

Chokeberry (Aronia)

Dwarf hemlock (Tsuga)

Ninebark (Physocarpus)

Annabelle Hydrangea


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