Periwinkles combine well with Pachysandra, especially in problem areas such as under trees, on slopes where grass is difficult to grow, or on the north side of a building where little else will grow and thrive in acid soil
If you have hydrangeas, the flowers will be blue on acid soil
but pink on neutral to alkaline soil.
So if you find you have acid soil
, then there are some really choice specimens to choose from.
The exception to this acid rule and lupines because both lupines and their rhizobial strain well adapted to acid soil
PLANTS FOR ACID SOIL Acid soil
is commonly found in west of Scotland gardens.
7m (12ft) and should be planted in moist, well-drained, neutral to acid soil
in sun or dappled shade.
It is sometimes said you need acid soil
for the best autumn colours to appear but this is not really true.
If you have acid soil
and shelter from strong winds Japanese maples (acer species) provide autumn colour as brilliant as any floral display, and the foliage of dogwoods (cornus species) brings rich hues of gold and orange before the leaves fall to reveal brilliantly coloured bark until long after the snowdrops return.
The bluest flowers grow on plants in containers with an acid soil
mix, maintained by periodically applying a solution of 1/2 oz.
2 may succumb to club root: a fungus that likes acid soil
Most camellias like an acid soil
and after so much time the plant will have sucked all the nutrients out of the potting mix.
As a result, acid soil
infertility can be a major limitation to crop production.