What are some durable plants to use on a slope to prevent erosion?

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  • Dysko7710 Dysko7710 on Mar 01, 2018
    Hostas are incredibly durable and their root systems are very tough. I use them on the side of our house when sloping/erosion occur.
  • Twe22090338 Twe22090338 on Mar 01, 2018
    In our area they use a variety of ice plants quite a bit.
  • Trudi Trudi on Mar 01, 2018
    Ice plant is what we used to use. I bet any succulent we be great.
  • Eileen Eileen on Mar 01, 2018
    Snow on the mountain works well in sun and shade.
  • Kristen Crawford Kristen Crawford on Mar 01, 2018
    hypotension, creeping flops English ivy and mix in some strategically placed large stones to divert water away from roots. It's worked great for us.
  • Lisa House Lisa House on Mar 01, 2018
    Ferns, hostas, red sedum (or pretty much any sedum but I think the red spreads best) tulips, daffodils, lilies, iris, Lambs ear, shrub roses, alliums, vinca vines...be sure to check the light/shade requirements for the plants you choose.
  • P McCammon P McCammon on Mar 01, 2018
    Monkey grass (aka mondo grass)
  • NonaC NonaC on Mar 01, 2018
    P McCammon took my suggestion, green and variegated.
  • Wexster Wexster on Mar 02, 2018
    Plant different colored ivy
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