Vita Sackville-West’s planting philosophy : “Cram, cram, cram, every chink and cranny.”
Gloxinia plants look lush and there are many varieties.
Intermingling is similar to creating a prairie planting where the plants grow together without any defined edges or structure.
Plants with common names that are not so pretty should not deter us from using them in our gardens.
Charles Darwin identified the Pinguicula genus in the 1870s.
Prunella is a member of the mint family, so that tells us immediately that it is a vigorous, spreading plant.
Low growers are like the glue in garden beds, holding things together and making the garden look cohesive.