Buffalo is a city with a reputation for cold. But while winter snowfalls—averaging nearly eight feet a year—seem punitive to plants, hardy shrubs and perennials are fine. They need to be dormant. It’s the gardeners who
John Creech Sedum. The spreading, low growing sedums are standards in rock gardens, where they spill over the stones & seem to require no care. They form tight mats that usually don’t get taller than 6″ & reach that height only when in bloom. Sedums will root along their stems, where they make contact with the ground. They can be a bit slick to walk on, but are nice between pavers & encircling patios.
Located in the Bronx and overlooking the Hudson River, Wave Hill is considered to be one of the most beautiful gardens to visit in the fall. This view is perhaps the only evidence you need. See more photos at Wave Hill