Foliage colors are especially good for creating interesting beds and borders.
I recently saw a lovely bed in my neighborhood devoted entirely to annuals. It was full sun and composed predominantly of pink and blue flowers. At the back were tall cleome, commonly called spider plant.
A perennial is a flowering plant that lives for three or more years.
Vita Sackville-West’s granddaughter Juliet Nicolson says that her grandmother’s “presence still fills the garden.”
Vita Sackville-West’s planting philosophy : “Cram, cram, cram, every chink and cranny.”
Begonias are beloved because of their textured, colorful foliage, as well as their pretty flowers.
When one has lots of different plants, it doesn’t always contribute to harmony and cohesion in a garden…
Low growers are like the glue in garden beds, holding things together and making the garden look cohesive.