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Perennial Combinations, Plant Combinations, Border Planting Ideas, Summer Borders

Garden Ideas, Border ideas, Perennial Planting, Perennial combination, Summer Borders, Salvia Caradonna, Astilbe Detuschland, Geranium Rozanne, Geranium Sanguineum, Hosta crispula

This fascinating border has been created by landscape architect, Dina Deferme, for her own garden. Get inspired and re-create the same relaxed atmosphere in your own garden. Combine outstanding perennial plants such as Astilbe ‘Deutschland’ (Japonica Hybrid), Salvia nemorosa ‘Caradonna’ (Sage), Hosta crispula (Curled Plantain Lily), Rose ‘Skylark’ (Ausimple), Achillea millefolium (White Yarrow) and 2 ravishing Geraniums, ‘Rozanne’ and sanguineum Var. striatum, and enjoy the spectacle of your lush flower borders for weeks!

Most plants are drought tolerant, deer or rabbit resistant, and enjoy a very long season of interest.

Garden Information

Hardiness 6 - 8
Heat Zones 5 - 8
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early, Mid, Late)
Fall
Maintenance Low, Average
Water Needs Low, Average
Soil Type Loam
Soil pH Acid, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Plant of Merit, Showy
Attracts Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Landscaping Ideas Beds And Borders
Garden Styles Informal and Cottage

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Alternative Plants to Consider

Astilbe ‘Bridal Veil’ (Arendsii Hybrid)
Rosa ‘Dusky Maiden’ (Floribunda Rose)
Salvia x sylvestris ‘Blue Hill’ (‘Blauhugel’ Sage)
Salvia x sylvestris ‘Mainacht’ (Wood Sage)

Learn About These Genera

Hardy Perennial Salvias (Sage)
Achillea (Yarrow)
Hosta (Plantain Lily)
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 6 - 8
Heat Zones 5 - 8
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early, Mid, Late)
Fall
Maintenance Low, Average
Water Needs Low, Average
Soil Type Loam
Soil pH Acid, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Plant of Merit, Showy
Attracts Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Landscaping Ideas Beds And Borders
Garden Styles Informal and Cottage
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Do I Need?
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