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Perennials For Alkaline Soils- Soil that is limy or alkaline is usually a pale color, and stony. This type of soil can be a result of natural occurrences or it can be a result from leftover building materials left on the sides of houses and buildings. Sometimes a driveway or sidewalk next to a flower garden can change the soil from acidic to alkaline. If you have done a Soil Test to find out the pH of your soil and the results of the pH is 7.0 pH or higher the soil is an Alkaline soil. There are a large variety of plants that thrive in an Alkaline soil. Keep in mind any soil type can benefit from adding some organic matter to improve drainage and fertility.
Here are a list of perennials to grow in an Alkaline Soil.
Click on a flower's common name for growing conditions, uses, plant care, and other important facts.
Knowing your soil type is very important. When choosing a plant the climate you live in is just as important. Consider your hardiness zone. Remember to check a plant's sunlight or shade requirements, and watering needs when making plant choices for your gardens.