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An Eye-Catching Summer Border with Alliums, Achillea, Eryngium and Spurge

Plant Combinations, Flowerbeds Ideas, Summer Borders

Plant Combinations, Flowerbeds Ideas, Summer Borders, Euphorbia Chacarias, Allium sphaerocephalon, Drumstick Allium, Eryngium x zabelii, Sea Holly, Achillea millefolium 'Cerise Queen'

This colorful plant combination will cheer you up for weeks! Easy to replicate, low maintenance, this combo is not only colorful but is also deer and rabbit resistant! Attractive to butterflies, this naturalistic planting is perfect for sunny borders, gravel and rock gardens with dry soils. Enjoy!

Garden Information

Hardiness 7 - 9
Heat Zones 7 - 8
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Early, Mid, Late)
Maintenance Low
Water Needs Low
Soil Type Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Tolerance Drought, Deer, Rabbit, Dry Soil
Attracts Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Landscaping Ideas Beds And Borders
Garden Styles Coastal Garden, Gravel and Rock Garden, Informal and Cottage, Prairie and Meadow

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Allium Achillea (Yarrow) Eryngium (Sea Holly) Euphorbia (Spurge)
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Alternative Plants to Consider

Eryngium x zabelii ‘Jos Eijking’ (Sea Holly)
Achillea millefolium ‘Paprika’ (Yarrow)

Learn About These Genera

Allium (Ornamental Onion)
Achillea (Yarrow)
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 7 - 9
Heat Zones 7 - 8
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Early, Mid, Late)
Maintenance Low
Water Needs Low
Soil Type Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Tolerance Drought, Deer, Rabbit, Dry Soil
Attracts Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Landscaping Ideas Beds And Borders
Garden Styles Coastal Garden, Gravel and Rock Garden, Informal and Cottage, Prairie and Meadow
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Allium Achillea (Yarrow) Eryngium (Sea Holly) Euphorbia (Spurge)
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