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I was just in the Rockland Country, New York area near Monsey, Spring Valley etc. and saw that Rose of Sharon is used there all over the place as a hedge.....great to know as its blooms are lovely, and it looks fabulous trimmed as a topiary as well.

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Deirdre Branley
We just planted a "tropical/jungle" raised bed garden in the yard of my kids' school in Limerick, Ireland. We included large leaf ivies, climbing jasminoid, evergreen ferns and sedums as well as fatsia, windmill palm, rodgersia, aucuba crotonifolia, mahonia and gunnera mannicata.
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juthurst

We are enjoying our musa basjoo banana trees here in zone 7B.

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