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A Fresh Border Idea with Monarda, Geranium and Phlox

Perennial Combinations, Plant Combinations, Summer Borders


A lovely plant combination for a long lasting display. Easy to grow, the plants selected offer a soft harmony of pink, blue and purple shades that are soothing to the eye. The planting palette includes herbaceous perennials chosen for their individual qualities, such as Geranium 'Rozanne' (Cranesbill), Geranium pratense 'Plenum Violaceum' (Meadow Cranesbill), Monarda 'Beauty of Cobham' (Bee Balm), Phlox paniculata 'David' (Garden Phlox), Veronicastrum virginicum 'Album' (Culver's Root), Salvia nemorosa 'Caradonna' (Sage) and Baptisia × bicolor 'Starlite' (False Indigo).

Most plants are top performers and recipient of prestigious awards. Enjoy!

Garden Information

Hardiness 5 – 8
Heat Zones 2 – 8
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Average
Soil Type Loam
Soil Ph Acid, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Characteristics Dried Arrangements, Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Plant of Merit, Showy
Attracts Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Landscaping Ideas Beds and Borders
Garden Styles Informal and Cottage , Traditional Garden

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Great Plant Combination Ideas with Baptisia - False Indigo Great Plant Combination Ideas with Geranium - Cranesbills Great Plant Combination Ideas with Monarda - Bee Balms Great Plant Combination Ideas with Phlox Great Plant Combination Ideas with Veronicastrum - Culver's Roots


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 5 – 8
Heat Zones 2 – 8
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Average
Soil Type Loam
Soil Ph Acid, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Characteristics Dried Arrangements, Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Plant of Merit, Showy
Attracts Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Landscaping Ideas Beds and Borders
Garden Styles Informal and Cottage , Traditional Garden

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Great Plant Combination Ideas with Baptisia - False Indigo Great Plant Combination Ideas with Geranium - Cranesbills Great Plant Combination Ideas with Monarda - Bee Balms Great Plant Combination Ideas with Phlox Great Plant Combination Ideas with Veronicastrum - Culver's Roots


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Geranium 'Rozanne' (Cranesbill)
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