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15 Plants for the Yard

Below are 15 plant varieties and the planting information for each zone.

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Abelia x 'Rose Creek'--Rose Creek Abelia(8 of 15)

  • Fragrant, white flowers
  • Attractive to bees and butterflies
  • Height: 24-36 inches
  • Width: 36-48 inches

    Hardy in USDA zones 6-9:

  • Zone 6: Plant in spring or early fall; plant in full sun to light shade; mulch after planting and again before first frost; water when dry.
  • Zone 7-8: Plant in early fall; plant in full sun to partial shade; mulch after planting and again before first frost; water when dry.
  • Zone 9: Plant in early fall; plant in full sun to partial shade; mulch after planting and again in spring; water when dry.

    Care for Rose Creek Abelia:

  • Plant in full sun to partial shade; foliage and flowering is better in full sun.
  • Plant in average garden soil that is well drained.

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