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Perennial habitats quiz--heavy clay soils


Choosing the right plants for the right place is becoming increasingly popular, as it results in better success with less work.  This is often called ecological landscaping, or sustainable landscaping.  The following perennials are some good choices for planting in a heavy clay soil.  Of course this will vary some with species.   Don't know all?  The VanBerkum nursery wholesale site has some photos.  Match the names, with answers below.
 
1. Anemone a. coneflower
2. Aster b. foxglove
3. Bergenia c. windflower
4. Digitalis d. Michaelmas Daisy
5. Echinacea e. pigsqueak
6. Echinops f. black-eyed susan
7. Helenium g. daylily
8. Hemerocallis h. Helen's flower
9. Macleaya i. plume poppy
10. Rudbeckia j. globe thistle

 

Answers:

1. c

2. d
3. e
4. b
5. a
6. j
7. h
8. g
9. i
10. f



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