Choosing plants based on their overall shape as well as the color and texture of their foliage is a sure-fire way to create planting combinations with staying power. This combination will look great for months on end and would be perfect for adding curb appeal to a front yard garden or courtyard.
An underlying thread of orange-red knits the flowers and foliage together. And the classic color pairing of blue and yellow foliage on the evergreen, anchoring shrubs is handsome year-round.From spring into summer, Geum
'Sangria' produces tall flowers on slender stems. Deadhead to promote re-bloom. Choisya t.
'Sundance' provide fragrance and fresh white flowers.
These six plants were carefully selected to work perfectly together by garden design guru, Darcy Daniels of Bloomtown® Gardens.LEARN MORE ABOUT THE PLANTS USED IN THIS DESIGN
Download this file for a clear, easy-to-follow plan for installing this garden at home. You'll get a to-scale drawing with placement and quantities of plants clearly identified.
What you'll get:
- FIVE Different Layout Designs (see the list below)
- PDF file (letter-size pages)
- Plan-view schematics showing location and quantity of each plant in three different bed configurations.
Bed sizes included:
- 15' wide x 4'6" deep, rectangular bed. Designed to look best from one side, but attractive enough on the back to face the street or neighbor.
- 17' wide x 5' deep, rectangular bed. Designed to look best from one side, but attractive enough on the back to face the street or neighbor.
- 22' wide x 5' deep, rectangular bed. Designed to look great from all sides. Perfect for front yard planting beds along the street or sidewalk.
- Ell-shaped bed with 12'
legs, tapering to 3' 6" at ends. Designed to look best from inside the curve, but attractive enough on the outward facing sides to face the street or neighbor.
- Have an existing tree that you'd like to work around? This ell-shaped bed with 21' and 18' legs, tapers to 4' at ends and demonstrates layout around a small- to medium-sized tree. Designed to look best from inside the curve, but attractive enough on the outward facing sides to face the street or neighbor.