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Shady Gardens: Best shade grass in zone 9 damp Florida?

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Sicula
North Port, FL
(Zone 9b)

March 15, 2012
11:23 AM

Post #9043812

I'm in zone 9b/10a Florida. One side of my house has shade 3/4 day & it is damp and having soil erosion problem. Looking for a grass that will grow there without the chinch bugs that St. Augustine attracts. Can anyone help me? Thanks

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bariolio
Houston, TX
(Zone 9a)

March 22, 2012
3:06 PM

Post #9053137

I just read lots of interesting info on this in a recent post: http://davesgarden.com/community/forums/t/1242248/
Hope this helps!
Janet
chuck7701
McKinney, TX
(Zone 8a)

March 24, 2012
7:22 AM

Post #9055017

Not many choices for lawn grass, but you might look into Zoysia. I could be wrong, but I thought I read there is a newer St. Augustine variety that is more chinch bug resistant.

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