Cedar-IslesContemporary Landscape, Minneapolis

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Kasi Greenfield wrote:Mar 22, 2013
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    Thanks for the question. Sorry, I can't really help you with plant combinations for Texas. Anyone with knowledge of Texas plants please feel free to chime in. Thanks
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    jimluvweng, kasi I can help you. I am on the Gulf Coast but used to live in Dallas, Do you have a sunny, shady or part shade spot? There are so many natives you can use. Send me your email in a message and maybe a pic or 2 and I can help you, I love using natives in landscaping, because they are so easy to maintain
bj91156 wrote:Feb 8, 2013
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    The front two are sedums -The blue one is Sedum reflexum 'Blue Spruce' and the other is a Sedum spurium (I don't recall the variety, It may be 'Red Carpet'). The one flowering toward the back is a Dianthus (firewitch or frosty fire). These plants do best in well-drained soil with full sun. This project is in Minneapolis, MN which is zone 4 (usda hardiness)
fabwrld wrote:Jun 15, 2012
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    The front two are sedums -The blue one is Sedum reflexum 'Blue Spruce' and the other is a Sedum spurium (I don't recall the variety, It may be 'Red Carpet')

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Noelle Johnson Landscape Consulting added this to 10 Succulents That Make Pretty, Easy-Care Ground CoversApr 25, 2016

2. Caucasian Stonecrop(Sedum spurium)Succulents aren’t just for warm climates. This creeping ground cover can grow in zones 3 to 8. The beauty of this species of stonecrop lies in its tightly whorled leaves, which are often tinged in red. In late spring and summer, star-shaped pink flowers blanket the leaves and attract butterflies.S. spurium ‘Red Carpet’ grows in the foreground of this photo, with blue-gray S. reflexum ‘Blue Spruce’ in the background. Origin: Caucasus region of Eastern EuropeWhere it will grow: Hardy to minus 40 degrees Fahrenheit, or minus 40 degrees Celsius (zones 3 to 8)Water requirement: LowLight requirement: Full sun Mature size: 3 to 6 inches tall and 1 foot to 2 feet wide

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SUCCULENTS ARE MOST LIKELY WHAT YOULL SUCCEED WITH IN THOSE PLANTER BOXES

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