Flowers, vegetables, shrubs, and trees all have specific soil needs; these 60 acid loving plants are great choices for your gardening and landscaping needs.
A member of the geranium family, the citronella mosquito plant carries the fragrance of citronella in its foliage. When a leaf is crushed and rubbed on the skin, it helps to repel mosquitoes. (The plant itself does not automatically repel mosquitoes.)
Black Diamond Crape Myrtle is a stunning Crape Myrtle with striking black foliage and masses of vivid color blooms. As an Intermediate, Best Red™ will grow to a maximum height of approximately 10-feet to 12-feet tall and 8-feet wide…
Grow hydrangeas in rich, porous, somewhat moist soils. Hydrangeas prefer full sun in the morning, with some afternoon shade; however, many will grow and bloom in partial shade. Plant in spring or fall.
The cheerful shasta daisy is a classic perennial. It looks similar to the familiar roadside daisy but has larger and more robust blooms. Here’s how to grow shasta daisies.
Set out rosemary in spring, planting seedlings 2 to 3 feet apart; you can also plant in fall in zone 8 and south. Plants are slow growing at first, but pick up speed in their second year. While rosemary tolerates partial shade, it prefers full sun and light, well-drained soil with a pH between 6 and 7.