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Re: I need a suggestion

Climbing Hydrangea???
On Saturday, November 27, 2004, at 06:04 PM, Donna wrote:

Well hopefully one of the shade gardeners will come up with a perfect item.
Been out of shade since moving here, so....

But my thought would be a fancy trellis of some type, with a vine that has
an interesting flower and leaf colors... now what vine that would be in
shade is a big 'duh' for me....

Will give it some more thought....

Going back to working on the village....

I am thinking that since it is on the corner of the house it needs to be
tall and thin. It can't get too wide because the pine tree that is giving
it so much shade is only about 5 ft away. The pine base is further than
but the edge of the pine is about 5ft. I want to still be able to walk
through there to get to the side yard.
The thing I didn't like about the snow ball is because it doesn't get
sun it is very limp and leggy... doesn't bloom well and old. I am betting
that it is almost 30 years old. Probably one of the original foundation
plantings. I thought of a pyramidal holly of some kind. I just was
at Viburnums. I am open to suggestions.
zone 6b
western Ok

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