Soil Problems

Gardening in High Alkaline Hard Clay Soil

Laura Grange added on September 14, 2017 | Answered

I am wondering what plants, specifically a nice flowering groundcover that doesn't grow very high, will be happy in my alkaline hard clay yard without me having to change the soil. I am in Seattle, WA with a climate of 8b, and the area is in full sun. Thank you!

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Answered on September 16, 2017

If amending the clay soil is not an option, plants such a low growing viburnum's, euonymus, juniper, cranesbill or salvias may do well. These articles should help

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