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Q.I Want To Plant Flowers In My Yard. The Area Faces Northeast. Soil Is Decomposed Granite

Zone Escondido, Calif | Anonymous added on January 23, 2021 | Answered

What and how do I plant
Want camellias, azaleas, lilacs, maybe ferns???? Also hot hot in summer
Is it possible

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Answered on January 24, 2021

If your planting medium is only decomposed granite, you'll need to amend it. This article will tell you what you'll need to make it viable for planting:

Here are links to articles about the plants you describe. The ferns need a shady area to thrive. The lilac must be specific to warm regions; don't worry there are plenty to choose from. The camellia and azalea need a shady to part shade location and they need acidic soil. Here is more:




Here's an article about growing flowers in full sun, and one about growing bulb plants in hot areas:

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