Sloped Garden for Hummingbirds and other Pollinators

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Shrubs, perennials and groundcovers of a sloped bed in sun to part shade. Most of these attract hummingbirds, butterflies or other pollinators.

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Daphne Odora (Winter Daphne) has striking evergreen variegated foliage and its very fragrant flowers start blooming in late January and can last through March. Plant these plants near a pathway or entrance where their fragrance can be enjoyed in winter. Winter Plants, Winter Flowers, Winter Garden, Evergreen Garden, Evergreen Shrubs, Fairy Garden Plants, Shade Garden, Foundation Planting, Winter Vegetables

Plants for Winter Interest

An important goal of a garden designer is to design gardens that will provide year-round interest. This is a simple task if one can identify and use plants that bloom in each season of the year. While it is easy to choose plants during their growing season as we can clearly see the plant's form, foliage and flower, it is sometimes tougher to find those plants that will make strong additions to the garden while dormant. There are many hardy garden plants that can provide plenty of interest…

Daphne Odora (Winter Daphne) has striking evergreen variegated foliage and its very fragrant flowers start blooming in late January and can last through March. Plant these plants near a pathway or entrance where their fragrance can be enjoyed in winter. Winter Plants, Winter Flowers, Winter Garden, Evergreen Garden, Evergreen Shrubs, Fairy Garden Plants, Shade Garden, Foundation Planting, Winter Vegetables

Plants for Winter Interest

An important goal of a garden designer is to design gardens that will provide year-round interest. This is a simple task if one can identify and use plants that bloom in each season of the year. While it is easy to choose plants during their growing season as we can clearly see the plant's form, foliage and flower, it is sometimes tougher to find those plants that will make strong additions to the garden while dormant. There are many hardy garden plants that can provide plenty of interest…

Gulf Stream Heavenly Bamboo (Nandina domestica 'Gulf Stream’) displays attractive lacy foliage every season of the year. Noted for its intense red new growth and fall color. This evergreen shrubs grows 3 feet tall and wide in full sun or part shade. Bamboo Seeds, Bamboo Plants, Foliage Plants, Garden Shrubs, Landscaping Plants, Garden Plants, Evergreen Shrubs, Trees And Shrubs, Garden Art

Stunning Fall Garden Plants for Autumn Color • The Garden Glove

Plant the best fall garden plants for autumn color and have the best fall foliage in town! Check out our top fall flower picks too!

Shrubs Cornus sericea Arctic Fire® - Simply one of the best Red Osier Dogwoods to come along. More twiggy than others of its kind, the intensely red stems of Arctic Fire™ add great color to an otherwise dull winter landscape. Dogwood Shrub, Red Twig Dogwood, Dogwood Trees, Flowering Trees, Garden Shrubs, Shade Garden, Garden Plants, Nature, Flowers

Arctic Fire® Red - Red-Osier Dogwood - Cornus stolonifera

Arctic Fire® Red dogwood has beautiful red stems and a compact habit and is at its in the winter sunlight. This dwarf variety reaches just 3-5' feet rather than the 8-10' of conventional red-twig dogwood. Its smaller size makes this variety a great breakthrough for smaller gardens or residential landscapes. Tolerates a wide range of soil and light conditions. Plant a few extra to use in winter arrangements and holiday dècor! Native to North America.Top reasons to grow Arctic Fire® red-twig…

Silver Sword Azalea- low mounding azalea offers large dark pink flowers on variegated white foliage, ft. tall and wide. Blooms april-may. Monrovia Plants, Foundation Planting, Plant Catalogs, Sloped Garden, How To Attract Hummingbirds, Evergreen Shrubs, Hedges, Green Leaves, Perennials

Silver Sword Azalea

Vivid bright pink flowers age to red and practically smother the variegated foliage in early spring. Unique deep green leaves have narrow creamy yellow margins. An excellent foundation plant or low border hedge along walkways. Evergreen.

Perennial Flower Gardening - 5 Methods For A Great Backyard Show Us Your Customized Printed Plant List Available At Our Info Booth Or Show This Inspiration Board On Your Phone To Redeem Discount At The Register. Pinterest Inspiration, Garden Beds, Hillside Garden, Garden Shrubs, Shade Garden, Small Trees, All Plants, Trees And Shrubs, Drought Tolerant

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Ceanothus 'Dark Star' drought tolerant evergreen shrub grows high wide, intense blue flowers in spring, beloved by bees. Tiny, dark green oval leaves and a handsomely shaped shrub even when not in bloom. Evergreen Shrubs, Deciduous Trees, Flowering Trees, Good Neighbor Fence, California Native Garden, California Lilac, Landscape Design, Garden Design, Lilac Plant

The Ruth Bancroft Garden; Part 2, the garden

When I first met JJ , and we were comparing notes on our Agave collections, she was adamant that I must visit the Ruth Bancroft Garden. So...

Mahonia x media 'Charity'. My current favorite Mahonia. Planting Shrubs, Garden Shrubs, Landscaping Plants, Shade Garden, Trees And Shrubs, Trees To Plant, Evergreen Shrubs, Oregon Grape, Gardening Zones

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Early last spring I started Melothria scabra seeds (aka Mexican Sour Gherkins). I'd never grown them but was excited to give it a go. Then in late May I happened upon a 4" container of the plant at Cornell Farm Nursery. It was significantly larger than my seed grown plants and so, as insurance, I snapped it up. All the vines became intertwined as summer progressed but once I made my final harvest (below), and cut back the plants, it was obvious the store bought plant was still much larger…

Buy lily-of-the-valley shrub Pieris Flaming Silver - Compact evergreen for acid soil with red young leaves: 2 litre pot: Delivery by Crocus Small Garden Shrubs, Small Evergreen Shrubs, Trees And Shrubs, Garden Plants, Fruit Garden, Small Gardens, House Plants, Shrubs For Borders, Garden Borders

Pieris 'Flaming Silver' - lily-of-the-valley shrub

Buy Pieris 'Flaming Silver' lily-of-the-valley shrub: Compact evergreen for acid soil with red young leaves

PlantFiles Pictures: Fuchsia 'Willie Tamerus' (Fuchsia) by Gardening_Jim Sloped Garden, Famous Daves, How To Attract Hummingbirds, Pacific Northwest, Red Flowers, Mother Earth, Garden Plants, Shrubs, Perennials

The Hardy Fuchsias - Pacific Northwest

It is said that people who love fuchsias, really love them.

Grosso spike lavender forms a mound of fragrant, silvery green foliage high & wide. Rich violet flowers shoot up to in July-Aug. Best when you prune back hard after blooming. Pic Vert, Belle Plante, Sloped Garden, Lavandula, How To Attract Hummingbirds, Plantation, Shrubs, Perennials, Lavender

Grosso spike lavender forms a mound of fragrant, silvery green foliage 1-2' high & wide. Rich violet flowers shoot up to 3' in July-Aug. Best when you prune back hard after blooming.

Scabiosa anthemifolia Just THE BEST dry garden habitat plant, this tough but beautiful perennial Scabiosa thrills the butterflies and bees with a looong season (Spring thru Fall!) of fluffy, lavender blooms perfect for cutting! Purple Flowers, Wild Flowers, Beautiful Flowers, Dry Garden, Garden Plants, Flowers Perennials, Planting Flowers, Horticulture, Malva

Scabiosa 'Butterfly Blue' (or similar 'Mariposa Blue') - these beautiful purple/blue flowers are bountiful and bloom through summer, drawing hummingbirds and other pollinators. Deciduous perennial for full sun.