Astrantia major - Masterwort produces many small, ivory flowers that are flushed pink and bloom continuously throughout the summer and fall, wafting a sweet scent. Care: Masterwort prefers part shade and rich, medium to wet soil. It grows best in soil that is not allowed to dry out and in areas with cooler summer nights.
a mixture of beautiful perennials
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beautiful mix of perennial flowers bloom in a wide range of blue, white, yellow, red, and purple colors against a brown, stone, wall
Allium, Erysimum, Campanula (Purple & orange meadow) by Karl Gercens Flickr - Photo Sharing!
Iris 'Sweet Musette' with foxglove, roses, and alstroemeria. Pinks and purples.
Home_Garden_Ideas Home flower gardeners enjoy growing hollyhocks in borders or against walls and fences where their spectacular flowers stand tall above all else. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images
This client loves using Lilies in her flower arrangements. It is so gratifying to create beauty while giving my client what she needs.
... sigh... (Wollerton Old Hall Garden)
Saxifraga, good in rock garden. No idea if this would work in MI but it's pretty!
Garden Path with Purples and Pinks
Tulips by the lake
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Cottage garden with lupine and allium and Iris 'Rip City' on early summer morning
what lupines and hollyhock! wonderful.
'A Growing Obsession Garden' with Cosmos, Salvia and roses.:
Lavender, purple, pink toned in this perennial garden, with fence and old building in back ground....stunning, so pretty!
Okay even for the Cotswolds this is ridiculously beautiful. Did you notice there are shutters missing and a windowpane or two, yet the garden is flourishing with attention? A barefoot gypsy lady wearing an orange silk tea-gown lives here, and she has her priorities in order. (photographer Dave Porter)
Blazing star (liatris), perennial. Great plant. Let the seed heads that dry up in the fall drop to the ground. You will have lots of plants if you let this happen by itself each year. This Liatris is good to repeat here and there. 6 ft. apart for great eye appeal. Happy planting..
Rustic path - a nice mix of stepping stones and small rocks. Like the look.
What is more laid back and lovely at the same time than a Cottage style garden? Filled with color and old fashioned favorites, a well planned cottage garden will bring a classic look to your beds! *I'd like to just note here that most photos used...
Purple and pink tulips with Shabby soul: Sunday garden - Roserogpatina - Shady perennials
Crazy For Lavender...
Lavender & Yarrow with Decomposed granite path
Morning glories, planted in a tree knoll
easily grown and maintained perennial mix - Echinacea, Pink Double Delight - Hyperion Daylily - Rudbeckia hirta - Purple leaves and light flowers of the "Purple Palace" heuchra (aka Coral Bells)in the bottom right corner -- in the bottom left corner seems to be a bit of Liastra spicata peeking out... maybe some Monarda fistulosa in the background?
Embrace the Cottage Style - Cottage gardens have classic appeal; create the look by using old materials and soft, romantic plants. -- A retaining wall made from old landscape timbers gives the space an intimate feel. -- Hydrangeas and violas are perfect plants for partly shaded cottage gardens. -- The weathered bench offers a comfortable place to sit and rest
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Beauty of Perennials Purple coneflower, daisies, foxglove, black-eyed susans, astilbe and hollyhocks fill this garden.
Sweet William blooms in spring-early summer. Sow thinly in good fine soil and thin out or transplant 9' apart. Perennial treasted as a biennial.
shade garden by galina.dimitrova.9066
Foxglove - low-growing foliage is topped by 2- to 5-foot-tall flower spikes, depending on the variety. Flower colors include pink, red, purple, white, and yellow. Foxgloves are biennials or short-lived perennials
No matter where you live, being water wise is the smart way to garden. And if you live in drought stricken or prone areas, it’s a must. While I love a gorgeous hydrangea, and roses are amazing, there are plenty of flowering plants that don’t suck down our water resources. These ten no fail perennials for low water gardens fit the bill, are gorgeous as stand alone plants, and come back every year!
Plant your bulbs now for Spring blooms! White tulips!
Белые розы 'Mountain Snow'. Полумахровые цветки с мягким ароматом, в небольших соцветиях. Куст энергичного роста, с полу-глянцевой, темно-зеленой листвой. Диаметр цветка 15 см. Высота растения 85 см. Среднего срока цветения.
Here, the showy red Clematis ' Ville de Lyon' combines its blossoms with 2 fabulous Climbing Roses, ' Aloha' and ' New Dawn', painting a sensuous and fragrant backdrop for this secluded garden bench.
Holland's Flower Garden - Lovelies, fancy a dash of spring daydreaming? If so, you should totally mark your calendars for late March and April as it’s the perfect flower blooming time in Keukenhof Park. This European iconic gem is hidden just outside of Amsterdam.
Rosalind Creasy Garden. California. Citrus growing on arbor trellis over path leading to secret garden. Spring bulbs, heuchera and fuschias in planters, small manicured lemon thyme hedge as green edging. Saxon Holt Photography/PhotoBotanic Garden Library.
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Globe Thistle and phlox. Nature's perfect flower arrangement.
Agapanthus line the path ...
oh, how I love hollyhocks!!! wish i could figure out how to grow them... tried two years in a row and can't get the plants taller than a foot and no blooms :0(
hollyhock along your flower bed by the upper walkway and front door
beyond the gate are places to explore and imagine meeting hobbits and such....
Cottage garden plants frame this curvaceous lawn and sensational summerhouse gardens
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Beautiful Rhododendron blooming near the garden gate
Zebra Hollyhocks are perennials that bloom all summer long. They are easy to grow, self seed, are drought tolerant, and attract butterflies. They grow in sun to part shade and get 2-4' tall. Great for perennial beds, cottage gardens, borders, and rock gardens. Zones 4-8 by letitia
Charming door, entrance in cottage garden All Things Shabby and Beautiful
Some fave roses, Cuisse de Nymphe Emue. Howard Slatkin.
Back Yard Hostas - Native to eastern Asia, hosta came to the United States in the 1800s. Hostas are prized in the shade garden for their large leaves in different shapes and colors of green, deep blue or creamy variegated.
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Pink Weeping Cherry Tree - This is exactly the types of trees that will make the house look amazing and full of color. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images
THE WALLED GARDEN AT COWDRAY WEST SUSSEX. : Asset Details -Clive NicholsTHE WALLED GARDEN AT COWDRAY WEST SUSSEX. DESIGNER: JAN HOWARD - EARLY SUMMER BORDER WITH ALLIUM 'PURPLE SENSATION' PINK PAEONIA (PEONIES) AND METAL TRIPODS
Ferns & Astilbe are a perfect mix for the shade garden, creating a soft and colorful display. While ferns are initially expensive, they are a hardy perennial and multiply rapidly. They are easily separated to be transplanted in new beds or given to friends. They stay green all summer and die back to a stub in winter for easy fall or spring cleanup.
Use old enamel containers for potted plants on your porch
Paul Wolf Tuindecoraties: Maken een echte blikvanger van uw tuin.
Cottage garden. Love this look so much!
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beautiful magical garden
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Rock Edging - Mix and match rock shapes and colors for a natural edge. Gathered by family and friends near and far, these large multicolor rocks complement the garden's informal style. Positioned in a winding pattern, the round boulders allow alyssum to creep over and between the rocks, creating a lacy, scalloped look
White Lilacs - I have never seen white lilacs in Nova Scotia - only purple! They look like delicate lace.
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Summer flowers that just won't quit - there are plenty of perennials that bloom well into the fall like echinacea.
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Bellflower- best plants for cottage gardens This tough perennial produces spikes of white or blue blooms in early and midsummer. Like most cottage garden plants, the flowers are great for cutting. Name: Campanula percisifolia Growing conditions: Full sun or part shade and well-drained soil Height: To 3 feet tall Zones: 3-8, depending on variety More on Growing Bellflower
garden design idea for a small garden, I love all the different plants and flowers
Put this in the front yard filled with snapdragons. barrel planter - love snapdragons!
Gorgeous flowers A CHACUN SON PLAISIR ! Mieux qu'un bon café Dar Chahrazade vous fait partager l'insoutenable plaisir des épices et des fine herbes, véritable concentré de parfums et de couleurs, de dépaysement assuré des fins gourmets .
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Hollyhocks, white picket fence, Roses on the roof...oh my!
Hollyhock Indian Spring Mix, Perennial Flower Seeds
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Monet's Garden at Giverny, France. Pink cosmos, golden sunflowers and Fifi, the calico cat who resides at the garden. Photo by Elizabeth Murray, c. 1990, from a collection of postcards published by Pomegranate.
Small lush cottage garden.
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A Moon Garden - All the white flowers and silvery-gray foliage reflect the light of the moon.
This is so sweet and reminds me so much of my childhood.
Love this gorgeous Anemone. Flower 5th and state
Cinerraria, vibrant part shade annuals.
I love the black-eyed Susans. they're pretty! We should plant some this year.
In between these very tall walls, containers add not just interest, but the varied plants add texture and beautiful, cooling variable green color. Although the stone path and beautiful walls are lovely, the walkway is greatly enhanced by these additions. The taller evergreens and occasional vine climbing up the wall lower the wall visually.
Love the flower color/ I want to add an arch to our gate so lovely and welcoming :)
english cottage garden borders - This is what I'm trying to achieve. I only wish they had identified all the flowers.
back yard koi pond and stream | stream with koi pond | Secret Gardens
alliums, with heads about the size of tennis balls, come in a vibrant deep purple, (Allium hollandicum ‘Purple Sensation’), or a softer mauvy shade, (Allium hollandicum aflatunense). both are spectacular in bud, full flower, in the seedhead stage, and long lasting in the vase too. what is more they seem to naturalise and bulk up well.
Lilium lilies, blue flowers of Agapanthus lily-of-the-Nile, ornamental grasses, Gypsophilia baby's breath, red Dahlia, Eryngium, yellow Achillea,spikey blue eryngium herb Lavandula lavender, in mixed flower garden of perennials and herbs in varying heights, textures, colors
When the dew is still on the garden. He walks with me, & he talks with me.
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