Although the following plants generally succeed on close-textured clay soils, they do better when the ground has been improved by the addition of grit and organic matter such as well-rotted garden compost.

  1. Abies koreana
  2. Acanthus mollis Latifolius Group
  3. Acer (most)
  4. Amelanchier canadensis
  5. Anemone hupehensis 'Hadspen Abundance'
  6. Anemone x hybrida "Whirlwind'
  7. Anemone x hybrids (all)
  8. Aralia elata (all cultivars)
  9. Asplenium scolopendnum
  10. Berberis thunbergii 'Atropurpurea Nana'
  11. Campsis x tagliabuana 'Madame Galen'
  12. Carex comans 'Frosted Curls'
  13. Carpinus betulus
  14. Chamaecypans lawsoniana 'Gimbornii'
  15. Clematis (some)
  16. Comus alternifolia 'Argentea'
  17. Cotinus 'Flame'
  18. Cotoneaster (all)
  19. Crataegus persimilis 'Prunifolia'
  20. Deschampsia cespitosa 'Goldschleier'
  21. Escalloma 'Apple Blossom'
  22. Eucalyptus gunnii
  23. Fargesia nmda
  24. Hemerocallis (all)
  25. Hibiscus synacus 'Oiseau Bleu'
  26. Hibiscus syriacus' Woodbndge'
  27. Hosta (all)
  28. Hypericum (all)
  29. Ilex x altaclarensis 'Camelliif olia'
  30. Juniperus communis 'Green Carpet'
  31. Kniphofia (all)
  32. Lonicera (most)
  33. Magnolia grandiflora Rodgersia pinnata 'Superba'
  34. Malus 'John Downie'
  35. Miscanthus (all)
  36. Molinia (all)
  37. Panicum virgatum 'Rubrum'
  38. Parthenocissus quinquefolia
  39. Parthenocissus tricuspidata 'Veitchii'
  40. Prunus sargentii
  41. Rodgersia podophylla
  42. Rosa (all)
  43. Sorbus sargentiana
  44. Sorbus 'Joseph Rock'
  45. Thuja occidentals 'Danica'
  46. Viburnum opulus 'Compactum'
  47. Vitis coignetiae

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