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If the flowers on this plant are long, cone shaped, yet still small, it's Cimicifuga racemosa, also known as Actaea racemosa, common name Black Cohosh or Bugbane. Perennial, flowers around July, does well in shade, highly fragrant white flowers, height up to 6 feet, usually between 4 and 6 feet, including the flowers - the first link shows the leaves, ...


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I am confident that this is Valeriana officinalis. "Valerian is a perennial flowering plant, with heads of sweetly scented pink or white flowers that bloom in the summer. Valerian flower extracts were used as a perfume in the 16th century." ~ Wikipedia Description: https://davisla.wordpress.com/2013/07/19/plant-of-the-week-valeriana-officinalis/ How to ...


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Missing a picture of the blossoms, I can only go by your description and the leaves. Going by the leaves, the love of shade and the scent, I would identify this is an astilbe. The tiny flowers are then clustered in large "feathery" or "cloud-like" plumes above the leaves, mostly upright, but there are also cultivars with more cascading flowers. Some ...


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Well they're Yucca - I think they're Yucca flaccida rather than Yucca aloifolia (Spanish Bayonet) because the outermost leaves appear to be flopping outwards rather than remaining upright. Although I can't see any filaments dangling from the edges of the leaves, if there are lots of them, then its Yucca filamentosa. Pic of Yucca flaccida in the link below ...


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If you do have access to a poly tunnel or greenhouse, you may want to consider buying annuals as plug plants and growing them on. That will reduce the costs considerably, just a thought


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Just going by your description of how this tree roots, it doesn't appear ideal for planting around, either by digging or by raising the bed. So, I'd suggest placing containers with herb starters, carefully not where roots are present. This way, if desired, your roots could be grown and fertilized organically, while you could feed the tree itself differently. ...



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