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A Fantastic Two Plant Hedge

Plant Combinations, Flowerbeds Ideas, Summer Borders


This fantastic hedge has been realized with 2 award-winning plants, which beautifully provide vertical interest, color and a lovely foliage for months. Deer and drought tolerant, this low maintenance hedge has been created by Jean Marsh Design Inc, to replace existing turf. A much smarter and lovelier approach!

Key ingredients to this success: Mexican Bush Sage (Salvia leucantha) and Purple Fountain Grass (Pennisetum setaceum)

Garden Information

Hardiness 9 – 10
Heat Zones 8 – 12
Climate Zones 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, H1, H2
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Late)
Fall
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Loam
Soil Ph Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Plant of Merit, Showy
Tolerance Deer, Drought
Attracts Birds, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Landscaping Ideas Beds and Borders , Hedges and Screens , Patio and Containers
Garden Styles Informal and Cottage , Prairie and Meadow

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Great Plant Combination Ideas with Pennisetum - Fountain Grasses Great Plant Combination Ideas with Salvia - Sages


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 9 – 10
Heat Zones 8 – 12
Climate Zones 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, H1, H2
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Late)
Fall
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Loam
Soil Ph Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Plant of Merit, Showy
Tolerance Deer, Drought
Attracts Birds, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Landscaping Ideas Beds and Borders , Hedges and Screens , Patio and Containers
Garden Styles Informal and Cottage , Prairie and Meadow

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Great Plant Combination Ideas with Pennisetum - Fountain Grasses Great Plant Combination Ideas with Salvia - Sages


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