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An Eye-Catching Border Idea with Allium, Oriental Poppies and Salvia

Plant Combinations, Flowerbeds Ideas, Spring Borders, Summer Borders


Wow! Such a spectacular plant combination to cheer you up for weeks and impress your neighbors in late spring - early summer! Easy to replicate, low maintenance, this perennial planting is not only colorful but is also deer and rabbit resistant!

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Hardiness 5 – 8
Heat Zones 5 – 8
Climate Zones 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Loam, Sand
Soil Ph Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Plant of Merit, Showy
Tolerance Deer, Drought, Rabbit
Attracts Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Landscaping Ideas Beds and Borders
Garden Styles Informal and Cottage , Traditional Garden

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Great Plant Combination Ideas with Alliums Great Plant Combination Ideas with Papaver - Poppies Great Plant Combination Ideas with Salvia - Sages


GAP Photos/Manuela Goehner

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 5 – 8
Climate Zones 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Loam, Sand
Soil Ph Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Plant of Merit, Showy
Tolerance Deer, Drought, Rabbit
Attracts Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Landscaping Ideas Beds and Borders
Garden Styles Informal and Cottage , Traditional Garden

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Great Plant Combination Ideas with Alliums Great Plant Combination Ideas with Papaver - Poppies Great Plant Combination Ideas with Salvia - Sages


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Allium 'Globemaster' (Ornamental Onion)
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Papaver orientale 'Prinzessin Victoria Louise' (Oriental Poppy)
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