I want to grow a flowering bush, facing east and generally windy
Height can be about 1.2mts and spread approximately 1.5mts It will be at the front of my house in a 10cm raised bed with a prevailing wind from the west. Not been successful with Rhododendrons.
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This article will help you find something that will work for your area. Some of the full sun options may not do their best but they can still grow just fine. Some are evergreen like Indian hawthorne, camelia and glossy abelia.