EXACTLY! that is what we found when shopping. We would look at the hardiness and it would state 32 degrees. Well, yeah, in a good year, like this last. But this past year was out of the ordinary.
I find the big box stores are the ones who stock stuff that doesn't necessarily belong in our area.
I do know someone who is taking a horticulture course at Virginia Tech, he is overseeing the venue for DD's wedding. He took this course just so that he could landscape this property and I didn't even think if him, so THANKS! I will see what he has to say!
You may have had a lot of unfair things happen, but when you look back over your life, remember something good that has happened for you. Replay the good memories. Joel Osteen