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Seaside Gardening: Fountain grass or Pennisetum alopecurides ‘Hameln’ is a staple of the shoreline garden.

   Fountain grass with Black-eyed Susan (above) and Ajuga, or Bugleweed ‘Chocolate Chip’ (below). A perfect plant for by the pool, to soften edges and along walkways. Very drought tolerant once established, and turns a beautiful gold in the fall.  

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Seaside Gardening

More plants that can take some salt: (in depth list to follow) Black Pines (Pinus nigra) Mugo Pines (Pinus mugo) Inkberry (Ilex glabra) Beach Roses (Rosa rugosa) Creeping Juniper (Juniperu horizontalis) Eastern Red Cedar (Juniperus virginiana) Butterfly bush (Buddleia) Hydrangea … Continue reading

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