The Basics of Black

May 2014
Horticulture;May/Jun2014, Vol. 111 Issue 3, p64
The article offers helpful tips for planting dark plants in the garden that will be fit for any season. Topics covered include having the chocolate white snakeroot plant with purple stems and dark foliage suitable for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Zones 4-9 and the Lady in Black calico aster that could be planted at the border of a sunny garden in Zones 3-9. Also mentioned is the Black Lace elderberry with inky black foliage and pink flowers during spring.


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