[Wonderful combination of plants. I think I'm looking at foxglove, tall bearded iris, and purple violas. Looks like maybe lamb's ear in the bottom left corner--excellent color foil.] What a great looking garden

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Pick three plants. Repeat. You cant go wrong.

A beautiful border garden - The yellow spikes of the red hot poker (Kniphofia) add nice contrast. Lavender cotton (Santolina) and daisy bush (Brachyglottis syn.

Perennials are kind of plants that live for years and mostly grow little buds that bloom into roses of different colors. Perennials grow through different seasons of the year; it depends on the type of the plant. Some of them could be just inches high and others grow up to 2-3 feet. The common characteristic…

Top 10 Flowers That Bloom all Year

Cut down large bushes, replant perennials and small bushes. Dark green and blue-green foliage

Cottage-Style Landscape Design

Plants with multiple petals, such as roses and peonies, are cottage-style favorites, and they have the added benefit of sweet scent. Contrast heights within beds by using spiky classics such as foxgloves and delphiniums. For rose bed in front of house.


Thalictrum ‘Hewitt’s Double - I have this perennial in my garden. Its been a favorite for years. This photo is gorgeous, but it actually doesnt do it justice.

'Sweet Musette' and friends

Foxglove, roses, iris, freesias, possibly peonies (what are those smaller tall pinks?

Purple Iris - Drought tolerant. Blooms in spring; green strappy leaves look decent through fall. Will die back in winter without any need to prune. Spreads by clumping. Can be lifted and divided every 5 years or so. ❤️

I love the DEEP purple of these irises. The greens surrounding frame it beautifully- my goal is a garden, and I hope to plan that after the irises come other riotous colors.

Iiriksiä on montaa lajia, osa kuivan ja osa kostean paikan kukkijoita. Kukkii…

Pretty Water garden plants Iris ensata, Primula japonica, ferns, with waterfall and stream with rocks; I am going to have to plant some in our water feature. - Our Secret Garden

Astilbe the right plant for my shady space in our backyard!

Growing Astilbe - False Spirea - How to Grow and Care for Astilbe

Front yard/house Astilbe in a border makes a fabulous show & grows equally well in full sun/partial shade.LOVE this bright pink!

17.8.2015. th2 designs. Add some shades of purple to your colour scheme, for a soft or dramatic look.

Top Paint Colors

Paint by Benjamin Moore in orchid tones. post: How To Decorate With Radiant Orchid, Pantone’s Color of Girls Room