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A Stunning Border Idea with Lilies, Nepeta & Grasses

Perennial Combinations, Plant Combinations, Summer Borders

Perennial Combinations, Plant Combinations, Spring Borders, Summer Borders, Dwarf  Asiatic Lily, Pixie Lilies, Stipa Tenuissima, Mexican feather grass, Nepeta Walker's Low

This jaw-dropping combination features dazzling orange Dwarf Asiatic Lilies, which practically ignite when the sun shines on them, graceful and shimmering lavender-blue Catmint ‘Walker’s Low’ (Nepeta racemosa), as well as stunning Mexican Feather Grass (Nassella tenuissima or Stipa tenuissima), delicately undulating in the summer breeze. Blooming from mid-spring to early summer, this low-care ensemble is easy to replicate.

Garden Information

Hardiness 7 - 8
Heat Zones 7 - 8
Climate Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Early)
Maintenance Low
Water Needs Average
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Plant of Merit, Showy
Tolerance Deer, Rabbit
Attracts Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Landscaping Ideas Beds And Borders
Garden Styles Informal and Cottage

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Lilium (Lily) Stipa (Feather Grass) Nepeta (Catmint)
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Garden Information

Hardiness 7 - 8
Heat Zones 7 - 8
Climate Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Early)
Maintenance Low
Water Needs Average
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Plant of Merit, Showy
Tolerance Deer, Rabbit
Attracts Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Landscaping Ideas Beds And Borders
Garden Styles Informal and Cottage
How Many Plants
Do I Need?
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Lilium (Lily) Stipa (Feather Grass) Nepeta (Catmint)
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