Plants and shrubs to grow under a tree

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charles clinton asked 13 years ago

i have a silver birch which gets sunlight under it for most of the day. There is gravel on the ground underneath. Could you recommond plants or shrubs (preferably with colour) to grow under it. Thanks

1 Answers

Gerry Daly Staff answered 3 years ago
This is adifficult position because of roots and low branches. Take off some low branches if possible.

Try libertia, osmanthus, Viburnum tinus, francoa, ferns and epimedium.