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A Colorful Garden Path

Winning Plant Combinations, Plant Combination Ideas, Garden Path Ideas


Create a beautiful garden path or walkway with this colorful and long-lasting plant combination idea that will enchant your walks for weeks from spring to early summer. 3 outstanding low, sprawling, mat-forming perennials have been selected, all of them with such profuse blooms that they completely obscure their handsome, semi-evergreen foliage!

Tip: Use this perennial combination idea to create bold, vertical effects and let these 3 trailing plants, richly cascade over rocks, low walls or the edge of raised beds. Perfect for the rock garden too!

All plants are deer and drought tolerant. Enjoy!

Garden Information

Hardiness 3 – 7
Heat Zones 3 – 8
Climate Zones 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Mid,Late)
Summer (Early)
Water Needs Low, Average
Maintenance Low, Average
Soil Type Chalk, Loam, Sand
Soil Ph Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Plant of Merit, Showy
Tolerance Deer, Drought
Attracts Butterflies
Landscaping Ideas Beds and Borders , Edging , Pathways
Garden Styles Gravel and Rock Garden , Informal and Cottage

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While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. The description of these plants has been written based on numerous outside resources.

Garden Information

Hardiness 3 – 7
Heat Zones 3 – 8
Climate Zones 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Mid,Late)
Summer (Early)
Water Needs Low, Average
Maintenance Low, Average
Soil Type Chalk, Loam, Sand
Soil Ph Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Plant of Merit, Showy
Tolerance Deer, Drought
Attracts Butterflies
Landscaping Ideas Beds and Borders , Edging , Pathways
Garden Styles Gravel and Rock Garden , Informal and Cottage

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Great Plant Combination Ideas with Phlox


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Aurinia saxatilis (Basket-of-Gold)
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