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Plant advice for a very small shaded space!


Hello, just made this insect house and I have created a space in the top for some planting, the question is what can I plant here that will be happy? Would like something if possible that will trail over??






  • Hostafan1Hostafan1 Posts: 34,856

    a small leaved ivy might work, or vinca minor?

  • LukeBLukeB Posts: 46


    Thank you, I did think an ivy,

    For info the space is approx 21" x 3" x 3"


  • You could squeeze in a tiny sempervivum in the middle of that space.

  • DorcasDorcas Posts: 159

    I'd try something like creeping thyme which is low growing, grows just about anywhere and its flowers attract bees.  As a perennial, when it finishes flowering, you just trim it back to keep it neat.  Maximum impact for little effort.

  • LukeBLukeB Posts: 46
    Creeping thyme sounds perfect, will attract bees which is a big plus.
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