Acer palmatum (Dissectum Group) 'Emerald Lace' - Very finely dissected bright green leaves appear on the arching branches, creating a softly rounded crown, which turns dazzling shades of red and orange in autumn, just before the leaves drop. It makes a wonderful addition to the shrub border, but its handsome silhouette and fine foliage also makes it a worthy specimen plant. Its somewhat compact habit also means it will be quite happy in a large pot, provided it is kept well fed and watered.
Thrilling Contrast Combine two prolific ground covers for nonstop drama. Both Lady's Mantle (Alchemilla mollis) and Geranium 'Rozanne' PP 12,175 perform without fail, and the combination of their frothy chartreuse flower clusters and purplish blue blooms is a knockout.
Golden lily-type flowers punctuate a mound of strappy leaves. This is a reblooming daylily, so you can expect blossoms to open all season long. Full sun coaxes the most flowers to form. Combines well with: Siberian iris, purple coneflower and bee balm. Hardy in Zones 3 to 9.
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