Answer by samurai_chica at 8:53 AM on Jan. 15, 2011
Bushes: euonymus, any evergreen tree or bush, holly trees/bushes, rhododendrons.
Perennial Flowers: Black eyes Susan's, hosta
Annuals: Marigolds, Geraniums, Petunias.
I live on Long Island, I think we have the same climate basically.
Answer by ILovemyPaulie at 10:06 AM on Jan. 15, 2011
Answer by Moms_Angels1960 at 10:31 AM on Jan. 15, 2011
Answer by elizabr at 12:04 PM on Jan. 15, 2011
Answer by liss05 at 1:06 PM on Jan. 15, 2011
Phlox is good, not always a ground cover there are many different varieties.
For shrubs - i would say azalea's, rhododendron, mountain laurel, blue holly, Inkberry Holly, Viburnum, common lilac, clethra, hydrangea
For perennials, i would say Hosta's, black eye susan, purple cone flower, phlox, dianthus, bebalm, daisy's, flax
Anuals - begonia's, poppy, bleeding hearts, helichrysum, viola's & johnny jump ups resead themselves every year, chicory, zinnea, cosmos, tulpis
Answer by samurai_chica at 2:23 PM on Jan. 15, 2011
Answer by samurai_chica at 2:24 PM on Jan. 15, 2011
I'm in eastern PA as well, and have the most "no fuss" luck with Daylilies, Chrysanthemums, Tulips, Daisies, Irises, Rose of Sharon, Butterfly Bush, and Hydrangea. After a few seasons I have been able to divide the original plants, transplant them to another garden and get "free plants!" :o)
Answer by LoriKeet at 6:26 PM on Jan. 15, 2011
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