Best Plants for a Slope
Planting on a slope: weigela
Weigela (Weigela) Nectar-filled magenta or white flowers draw hummingbirds. Tracy grows several varieties, including 'Wine and Roses' (Zone 4), 'Java Red' (Zones 4-8), 'Pink Princess' (Zones 5-9) and 'Polka' (Zones 4-7).
Pictured: 'Wine and Roses' weigela
(A version of this story appeared in Midwest Living® May/June 2009.)