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10 Top Succulent Plants for the Midwest

Rosa 'About Face' a very special Grandiflora.

Rosa 'About Face' a very special Grandiflora.

Take a tour of the Montrose Gardens in the historic and lovely Hillsborough, North Carolina.

Take a tour of the Montrose Gardens in the historic and lovely Hillsborough, North Carolina.

I love this blog....lots of great info for organic gardening and so much more

I love this blog....lots of great info for organic gardening and so much more

Lycoris radiata taken in Ft. Worth, TX by Dee Nash They are sending their leaves up now, and in the fall, they send up blooms.

Lycoris radiata taken in Ft. Worth, TX by Dee Nash They are sending their leaves up now, and in the fall, they send up blooms.

10 perennials that flower in the shade by 	Ellen Novack.  The blooms are an added bonus in these low-light-loving plants...read on....

10 perennials that flower in the shade by Ellen Novack. The blooms are an added bonus in these low-light-loving plants...read on....

Hydrangea 'Blue Billow' in Elizabeth Lawrence's garden.

Hydrangea 'Blue Billow' in Elizabeth Lawrence's garden.

Clematis,succulents,donkey tail sedums,stephanotis vine

Clematis,succulents,donkey tail sedums,stephanotis vine

Leucojum aestivum, a/k/a summer snowflake blooming in my back garden.

Leucojum aestivum, a/k/a summer snowflake blooming in my back garden.

this is an unusual variety of clematis.  i think it'd look nice on my trellis against the yellow house!

this is an unusual variety of clematis. i think it'd look nice on my trellis against the yellow house!

Purple : Amethyst Myst Heuchera (Heuchera) : 10″ with 20-26″ flower stems : part sun to full shade : blooms late spring to early summer

Purple : Amethyst Myst Heuchera (Heuchera) : 10″ with 20-26″ flower stems : part sun to full shade : blooms late spring to early summer

Photo of Lewisia longipetala 'Plum' flower courtesy of: Cactus Jungle   perennial, cactus / succulent 4" - 6" tall Zones 4a-8b

Photo of Lewisia longipetala 'Plum' flower courtesy of: Cactus Jungle perennial, cactus / succulent 4" - 6" tall Zones 4a-8b

Succulents are easy to grow, stingy with water and rich in texture and shape. Here are 10 of our top choices for sedums and other hardy succulents that thrive in the Midwest.

10 Top Succulent Plants for the Midwest

Succulents are easy to grow, stingy with water and rich in texture and shape. Here are 10 of our top choices for sedums and other hardy succulents that thrive in the Midwest.

Sedums - very hardy and great for rock walls. Sedum spurium 'Green Mantle' is fast, easy-grower spreader with pink flowers in early summer. Beautiful color!

Sedums - very hardy and great for rock walls. Sedum spurium 'Green Mantle' is fast, easy-grower spreader with pink flowers in early summer. Beautiful color!