Cottage-Garden Plants

The best plants for a cottage garden are simple varieties that haven't been highly bred. Plants such as anemones and golden marguerite create loose arrangements, while the tall spires of lupines and hollyhocks provide structure.

Excerpted from How to Grow Practically Everything
monkshood is a cottage style perennial DK - How To Grow Practically Everything © 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Monkshood (Aconitum carmichaelii), Arendsii Group

Mature size: 4 feet tall, 12 inches wide. Ideal growing conditions: full sun to part shade; moist, well-drained soil

Excerpted from How to Grow Practically Everything

© 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited

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