How a plant looks shouldn’t be your only consideration when landscaping. Planting invasive or troublesome plants can give you and your neighbors a headache down the road.
Reader’s Digest said, “There are so many good selections available that there’s absolutely no reason to plant any of these troublesome flowers.”
Dame’s Rocket can crowd out native plants nearby and purple loostrife can grow out of control near a water source. Amaranthus can definitely irritate your allergies, spurge is poisonous and irritating to eyes, and definitely stay away from wormwood.
Never Plant These 5 Flowers in Your Garden
Sometimes confused with phlox, dame’s rocket has similar-looking flowers in purple, sometimes white or pink hues.Problem is, anywhere near a water source—wetlands, pond, rivers, marsh—purple loosestrife quickly gets out of hand and crowds out native wetland plantsRead More