Far too often, we want what we cannot have. We often cringe when we hear clients long list of plants they want. They won’t budge on some kind of plant they like because they are trying to recreate a memory.
Your landscape is subject to the laws of nature. If your climate won’t support the plants you want, you have to choose something else. Unless you are the big lottery winner and have endless funds and time to manage a plant growing in the wrong place, you must concede to Mother Nature.
Here is a perfect article that demonstrates that theory. Choose wisely. Get professional help with your choices and you will be richer for it, in time and money.