Re: planting under silver maple tree

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Posted by Newt on October 20, 2002 at 11:56:48:

In Reply to: planting under silver maple tree posted by Freda Hill on October 12, 2002 at 16:01:40:

: I live in oklahoma which is in zone 6 and I have a flower bed under a silver maple tree and it is in partial shade, it gets some sun. I have trouble keeping anything alive under this tree. I know that the tree sucks up most of my moisture, so I guess i need some kind of plants for a dry shade gardening. If anyone has a suggestion what I can grow and keep alive I sure would appreciate it. Thank you for any suggestion .

Hi Freda,

One that comes to mind is epimedium. You can do a search at and put in quotes with a plus sign like this: "plants" + "dry shade". You can also do a search on specific plants that way. If you click on 'Images' you can often get pictures as well.

Good luck,

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