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Regional Picks: Short Plants

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Photos (from left to right): ‘Purple Haze’ catmint (Nancy J. Ondra); ‘Wiggles and Squiggles’ Hosta and ‘Evita’ Hardy Gloxinia (millettephotomedia.com)

Short plants will never catch your eye from miles away, but that doesn’t mean they don’t deserve love or a spot in your garden. Low-growing plants are great for ground cover, creating depth and height variation, as well as improving sight lines around your home. Have difficulty getting out of the driveway because tall plants are blocking the view? Smaller plants are the answer. Check out which short plants will do well in your region below.

 

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