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A Long-Lasting Summer Idea for your Borders with Bulbs, Perennials & Grasses

Perennial Combinations, Plant Combinations, Flowerbeds Ideas, Summer Borders


Get inspired by this modern prairie planting which mixes exquisite textures, forms and colors and combines series of graceful ornamental grasses with dark purple foliage and flower plants. A fragrant and long-lasting border idea with drought tolerant, fairly pest-free and low maintenance plants created by Alexandra Noble - The One Show Garden, RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2014

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Hardiness 8 – 8
Climate Zones 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Water Needs Low, Average
Maintenance Low, Average
Soil Type Loam, Sand
Soil Ph Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Dried Arrangements, Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Plant of Merit, Showy
Tolerance Deer, Drought
Attracts Birds, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Landscaping Ideas Beds and Borders
Garden Styles Informal and Cottage , Prairie and Meadow

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Great Plant Combination Ideas with Alliums Great Plant Combination Ideas with Euphorbia - Spurges Great Plant Combination Ideas with Lavandula - Lavenders Great Plant Combination Ideas with Pennisetum - Fountain Grasses Great Plant Combination Ideas with Sedum - Stonecrops


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 8 – 8
Climate Zones 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Water Needs Low, Average
Maintenance Low, Average
Soil Type Loam, Sand
Soil Ph Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Dried Arrangements, Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Plant of Merit, Showy
Tolerance Deer, Drought
Attracts Birds, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Landscaping Ideas Beds and Borders
Garden Styles Informal and Cottage , Prairie and Meadow

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Great Plant Combination Ideas with Alliums Great Plant Combination Ideas with Euphorbia - Spurges Great Plant Combination Ideas with Lavandula - Lavenders Great Plant Combination Ideas with Pennisetum - Fountain Grasses Great Plant Combination Ideas with Sedum - Stonecrops


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Sedum 'Jose Aubergine' (Stonecrop)
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Deschampsia cespitosa (Tufted Hair Grass)
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Pennisetum setaceum 'Rubrum' (Purple Fountain Grass)
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Allium sphaerocephalon (Drumstick Allium)
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Euphorbia seguieriana subsp. niciciana (Siberian Spurge)
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