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Color Garden for the Southwest

Use this landscape plan to create a beautiful garden room alive with color throughout the seasons.

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Plant List

A. Serviceberry (Amelanchier alnifolia), (1)
B. Lady Banks rose (Rosa bankiae 'Lutea') (2) on arbor
C. Hyacinth bean vine (Dolichos lablab 'Ruby Moon') (1) on tuteur
D. Annuals, selected by gardener, in 3 containers
E. Butterfly bush (Buddleia davidii) (2), plant 4 feet apart
F. Desert honeysuckle (Anisacanthus thurberii) (2), plant 4 feet apart
G. Bricklebush (Brickelia californica) (2), plant at 3 foot spacing
H. Blue fescue (Festuca ovina glauca) (14), plant 1-1/2 feet apart
I. Snakeweed (Gutierrezia sarothrae) (24), plant 1-1/2 feet apart
J. Snakeweed (Gutierrezia sarothrae) (9), plant 1-1/2 feet apart
K. Goldsturm black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia fulgida var. sullvantii 'Goldsturm') (9), plant 1-1/2 feet apart
L. Adagio maiden grass (Miscanthus sinensis 'Adagio') (5) plant 2-1/2 feet apart
M. Sunrise coneflower (Echinacea 'Sunrise') (4), plant 1-1/2 feet apart
N. Burgundy blanket flower (Gaillardia 'Burgundy') (8), plant 1-1/2 feet apart
O. Wood's Pink aster (Aster dumosus 'Wood's Pink') (8), plant 1-1/2 feet apart
P. Purple lovegrass (Eragrostis spectabilis) (13) plant 1-1/2 feet apart
Q. Curry plant (Helichrysum angustifolium) (15), plant 1 ½ feet apart
R. Wormwood (Artemesia absinthium 'Powis Castle') (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

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Landscape plan by Hortus Oasis
Illustrations by Simutis Illustrations

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