Plant Combinations: Carex - Sedges

 

My Beautiful Zen Garden

This warm and eye-catching gravel garden is a showstopper with its incredible mix of color co-ordinated foliage plants. A simple but dramatic combination of deer resistant and low-care plants which never fail to make a strong statement, whether in pots, on the patio, in a courtyard, or rising from the border.

A Wonderful Summer Border Idea with Easy-to-Grow Plants

If you are looking for a low care and long-lasting summer or fall border idea, you may want to try this combination of evergreen shrubs, ornamental grasses, colorful perennials and low-growing sedums.

A Striking Border with Astilbes and Grasses

For summer to fall exquisite beauty on easy care plants, combine architectural variegated Maiden Grass (Miscanthus sinensis) with the brightly colored and graceful feathery plumes of Astilbes, the crimson blooms of Roses, the long-lasting buttonlike flowers of Pearly Everlasting (Anaphalis triplinervis) and the golden Weeping Brown Sedge (Carex flagellifera).

A Long-Lasting Summer Idea for your Borders with Lavender, Achillea and Sedum

If you are looking for a long-lasting border idea with drought tolerant, fairly pest-free and low maintenance plants, you have found it!

A Treasured Winter Border Idea with Hellebores, Sedge and Dogwood

Create splendid winter combinations like this one. Choose easy-to-grow evergreen plants that will add texture and color to the garden from fall to spring.

An Exquisite Border Idea with New Zealand Flax, Cushion Spurge and Tulips

Create pleasing contrasts in your garden. Combine the showy, lime-green to gold bracts of Cushion Spurge (Euphorbia polychroma) with the architectural, coppery-purple foliage of Phormium tenax Purpureum Group (New Zealand Flax). Complement these foliage plants with the vibrant blossoms of a few exceptionally beautiful tulips and enjoy their color splash and fascinating display!

A Fabulous Plant Combination for Wet Soils: Water Iris, Carex and Primroses

Brighten a moist and shady area of your garden! All 3 plants have been granted the prestigious Award of Garden Merit of the Royal Horticultural Society for their outstanding qualities

A Lovely Border Idea with Achillea, Agapanthus and Grasses

This charming summer border is a marriage of colors, shapes and textures. Fairly easy to replicate at home, it combines the blue rounded clusters of Agapanthus (Lily of the Nile) with the rich golden-yellow trumpets of Hemerocallis 'Bonanza' (Daylily) and the flat, honey-colored umbels of Achillea 'Walther Funcke' (Yarrow).

A Lovely Backyard Retreat with Achillea, Festuca and Grasses

A plant combination which is long-lasting, drought tolerant and low care. Enjoy weeks of color while doing virtually nothing!

A Fabulous Plant Combination for Wet Soils: Astrantia, Iris Sibirica and Carex

Brighten a moist and shady area of your garden with this striking plant combination pairing the delicate presence and intriguing blossoms of Great masterwort (Astrantia major) with the royal-blue vertical blossoms of Siberian Irises (Iris sibirica) and the shimmering golden blades of Bowles' Golden Sedge (Carex elata 'Aurea')

A Pretty Late Season Border Idea with Perennials and Architectural Grasses

Add color and form to your garden with late-flowering beauties. Fairly easy to replicate, this plant combination will glow for weeks. Most plants are top performers and have been awarded prestigious awards.

A Californian Retreat

Isn't this spectacular plant combination a real masterpiece with its staggering reddish rosettes of Paddle Plants (Kalanchoe Luciae) providing a strong architectural and exotic presence in this border?

A Low Maintenance Succulent Border

Awash with color and shapes, this warm and eye-catching succulent garden is a real delight year round.

A Colorful and Low Maintenance Mediterranean Path

This stunning coastal garden path combines a mix of ornamental grasses and herbaceous perennials, mostly drought tolerant, and providing weeks of colors. Created by Gardens by Gabriel, this low maintenance creation is a real delight!