Color Garden for the Northeast
A collection of perennials, blooming shrubs and vines provide color thorughout the season in this beautiful garden design.
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A. Early lilac (Syringa oblata) (1)
B. Trumpet honeysuckle (Lonicera sempervirens), vine on each side of arbor (2)
C. Cathedral bells (Cobaea scandens), on tuteur (1)
D. Annuals, selected by gardener, in 3 containers
E. Anthony Waterer spirea (Spiraea x bumalda 'Anthony Waterer' (2), plant four feet apart
F. Compact Koreanspice viburnum (Viburnum carlesi 'Compacta') (2), plant 4 feet apart
G. Slender deutzia (Deutzia gracilis) (2), plant 3 feet apart
H. Wintercreeper euonymus (Euonymus fortunei 'Coloratus') (5), plant 2-1/2 feet apart
I. Japanese garden juniper (Juniperus procumbens) (13), plant 2 feet apart
J. Japanese garden juniper (Juniperus procumbens) (5) plant 2 feet apart
K. Anise hyssop (Agastache 'Tutti-Frutti') (9), annual in Zone 5, plant 1-1/2 feet apart
L. Variegated Jacob's ladder (Polemonium reptans 'Stairway to Heaven') (17), plant 1-1/2 feet apart
M. Garden phlox (Phlox paniculata 'David's Lavender') (4), plant 1-1/2 feet apart
N. Blanket flower (Gaillardia 'Burgunder') (5), plant 2 feet apart
O. Coneflower (Echinacea 'Sunrise') (5) plant 2 feet apart
P. Hameln fountain grass (Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Hameln') (8), plant 2 feet apart
Q. Evening primrose (Oenothera 'Lemon Drop'), (23), plant 1 foot apart
R. Hot Lips turtlehead (Chelone lyonii 'Hot Lips') (4), plant 2-1/2 feet apart
1. Arbor: 4' wide x 2' to 3' deep
2. Tuteur: 2' wide x 6 to 7' high
3. Container: 18 to 22" wide
4. Stepping stones with mulch paths
5. Bench: 4' wide
Landscape plan by Hortus Oasis
Illustrations by Simutis Illustrations
Native grasses and accent plants, plus bamboo panels, create this secluded garden retreat.
Imagine relaxing in your backyard amid the blooms of fringe tree, variegated abelia, and other colorful perennials and shrubs....
Create a kaleidoscope of color in your garden throughout the seasons with this easy-to-follow landscape plan.