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Q.Charlotte, NC – Clay Soil and High Sun Exposure

jackiek added on August 25, 2011 | Answered

Want to plant along side of house flowering plants that will survive the high heat and sun in clay mixed soil. Does Bluestar work for that area?

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Answered on August 26, 2011

This is a pretty hardy plant and is drought tolerant, so may do well there. Just to help it out a bit, I would recommend working in a bit of peat moss into the soil before planting or even just laying the peat moss on top of the soil after planting.This will make the soil a little less harsh and will improve its ability to hold a little more water.

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