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An Elegant Shady Corner

Plant Combinations, Flowerbeds Ideas, Summer Borders


On display in the New York Botanical Garden, this is a soft and elegant combination of colors that will brighten your shady garden from summer to fall. Low maintenance and easy to replicate, it includes 2 glorious and well-acclaimed ingredients: a luminous Hydrangea macrophylla and the most popular variegated hostas ever introduced.

Both plants have won the prestigious Award of Garden Merit of the Royal Horticultural Society. Enjoy!

 

Garden Information

Hardiness 5 – 8
Heat Zones 6 – 9
Climate Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21
Exposure Partial Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Clay, Loam
Soil Ph Acid, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Plant of Merit, Showy
Landscaping Ideas Beds and Borders , Garden Decorations
Garden Styles City and Courtyard , Informal and Cottage , Traditional Garden

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Great Plant Combination Ideas with Hosta - Plantain Lilies Great Plant Combination Ideas with Hydrangeas


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 6 – 9
Climate Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21
Exposure Partial Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Clay, Loam
Soil Ph Acid, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Plant of Merit, Showy
Landscaping Ideas Beds and Borders , Garden Decorations
Garden Styles City and Courtyard , Informal and Cottage , Traditional Garden

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Great Plant Combination Ideas with Hosta - Plantain Lilies Great Plant Combination Ideas with Hydrangeas


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