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An Eye-Catching Spring Path with Alliums, Tulips and Beardtongue

Plant Combinations, Flowerbeds Ideas, Spring Borders, Summer Borders


A colorful plant combination to cheer you up in late spring! Easy to replicate and low maintenance, this combo includes 3 superb top performers: Tulipa 'Dordogne' (Single Late Tulip), Allium hollandicum 'Purple Sensation' (Ornamental Onion) and Penstemon digitalis 'Husker Red' (Beardtongue).

Most plants make excellent fresh cut flowers that can be pleasantly enjoyed at home!

Garden Information

Hardiness 4 – 8
Heat Zones 1 – 8
Climate Zones 6, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early)
Water Needs Low, Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Loam, Sand
Soil Ph Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Plant of Merit, Showy
Attracts Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Landscaping Ideas Beds and Borders , Pathways
Garden Styles Informal and Cottage , Prairie and Meadow , Traditional Garden

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Chanticleer Garden

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 4 – 8
Heat Zones 1 – 8
Climate Zones 6, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early)
Water Needs Low, Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Loam, Sand
Soil Ph Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Plant of Merit, Showy
Attracts Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Landscaping Ideas Beds and Borders , Pathways
Garden Styles Informal and Cottage , Prairie and Meadow , Traditional Garden

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