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(flower carpet roses - better than knock out.) My experience with these is they can withstand the driest shade and live. In fact, I have seen them callously mowed to the ground and return with no problem.

(Flower Carpet roses - better than Knockout)They can withstand the driest shade and live, even callously mowed to the ground and returning with no problem.

Side Yard Makeover: Creating Curb Appeal/ Love Hostas and impatiens on the shady north side.

Side Yard Makeover: Creating Curb Appeal

Side Yard Makeover: Creating Curb Appeal/ Love Hostas and impatiens on the shady north side. Love the window box!

Blueberry bush!  Likes acidic soil, grows under pine trees.

Under Evergreens: Himalayan Blueberry bush! Likes acidic soil, grows under pine trees.

Double Knock out roses - the least demanding rose ever.  Blooms like crazy all summer long, no deadheading required.  Fills up a flower bed.  Plant 3 feet apart, prune in spring to keep bush size under control.  Planted in full sun.  Plant with blue salvia, daisies, and dianthus.  I planted a climber - purple jackmanii at the base of each plant to let it grow up and through the branches in the hopes it will twine onto the deck.

Double Knock out roses - the least demanding rose ever. Blooms like crazy all summer long, no deadheading required. Fills up a flower bed. Plant 3 feet apart, prune in spring to keep bush size under control. Planted in full sun. Plant with blue salvia.

No-Fuss Garden Plans: 19 diff. flower garden plans...sun, heat, low water, shade, curbside and so on...great site!

No-Fuss Garden Plans

No-Fuss Garden Plans: 19 diff.sun, heat, low water, shade, curbside and so on. Cheers garden-flowers o.

On windy, hard-to-irrigate hillsides, drought-tolerant plants tend to do best. To prevent erosion, choose plants that root tenaciously and cover the ground year-round, like 'Bee's Bliss' salvia (S. sonomensis), shown here. | Photo: Saxon Holt | thisoldhouse.com

All About Groundcover

Drought-tolerant plants that root tenaciously and cover the ground year-round do well on hillsides. 'Bee's Bliss' salvia (S. sonomensis), shown here, has the bonus of showy purple flowers.

Easy, simple statement maker. Knock Out roses with purple heart. Bam!

Knock Out roses with purple heart. I'm thinking of doing a mass planting of these in a flower bed in our side yard. Maybe Purple can be Coral Bells or Lavender

fast growing flowering hedges | Knock Out Roses as a low growing Hedge Plant | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

fast growing flowering hedges | Knock Out Roses as a low growing Hedge Plant | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

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