[NAFEX] Shade plants
chex.rice at gmail.com
Fri Dec 15 22:11:45 EST 2006
Jim, does the Gaylussia baccata (Eastern Evergreen Huckleberry) also
require an acidic soil?
zone 5, IL
> Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2006 08:52:13 -0600
> From: "Jim Fruth" <jfruth at uslink.net>
> Subject: [NAFEX] Shade plants
> I grow Evergreen Huckleberry here in zone 3 Minnesota. You may not know
> that what is called Huckleberry in the East is Gaylussia baccata and
> Huckleberry in the West is Vaccinum ovatum. I sincerely wish we could
> outlaw common names so everybody knows what each other are talking about.
> As for a continued list of shade plants, you may wish to check out
> ground covers. Several shade lovers are Winter hardy; one that I know of is
> 'Snow on the Mountain."
> Jim Fruth
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