Choosing Plants for Year-Round Color
Certain plants will inject color into the garden all year. They provide structure and a sense of permanence as everything else changes.
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Mixed borders make quite a colorful splash when flowers are layered based on when they come to flower and how large they will grow when mature.
- Artemisia stelleriana ‘Boughton Silver’
- Euonymus fortunei ‘Silver Queen’
- Hebe pinguifolia ‘Pagei’
- Betula utilis ‘Silver Shadow’
- Ophiopogon planiscapus ‘Nigrescens’
- Salvia officinalis ‘Purpurascens’
- Ajuga reptans ‘Atropurpurea’
- Phormium tenax Purpureum Group
- Festuca glauca ‘Elijah Blue’
- Leymus arenarius
- Juniperus squamata ‘Blue Star’
- Ruta graveolens ‘Jackman’s Blue’
- Fatsia japonica
- Hedera hibernica
- Pittosporum tobira
- Stipa gigantea
- Choisya ternata Sundance
- Ilex aquifolium ‘Golden Milkboy’
- Carex oshimensis ‘Evergold’
- Hebe ochracea ‘James Stirling’
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