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8 Hebe Flower Ideabooks
Boxwood Alternatives Bring the Chelsea Flower Show to You
"Chelsea Flower Show, the highlight of the British gardening year, where top garden... Chelsea Flower Show designers, focuses on using boxwood for its topiary, and gardens... shaping hebes & need to allow for regrowth. Hebe topiarus is a dense form yet slow... lost. Hebes are lovely, not as tightly formed, but the colours are spectacular, enjoy... those Hebes regularly? This looks beautiful, especially the outdoor lights. Some..."
Great Design Plant: Old Fashioned Smoke Bush
Balance garden color with this shrub's cool blue-green foliage, luminous when backlit and sporting yellow-green flowers in spring
"even when flowering plants are not at their peak. However, we can quickly find ourselves... vibrant flowers and leaves of its neighbors. Despite its name, Old Fashioned smoke... where the flower colors are pinks, purples, and blues. The purple smoke tree has beautiful... think the flowers of the smoke tree are so dainty and magical close up. Here is a picture... contact. The flowers, clustered in large open plume-like panicles sometimes up to 12” in..."
8 Unthirsty Plants Help You Save Water in Style
Spend less effort and money on your landscape with drought-tolerant and native plants that liven up your yard
"coast HebeHebe pinguifoliaUSDA zones: 6 to 11Water requirement: Most do best with... Spring flowersNative range: Mediterranean Red Flowering CurrantRibes sanguineumUSDA... grasses and flowers are interspersed to create a vibrant landscape. The mature deciduous... blue flowers with yellow eye; clumps of narrow, linear leaves. The Ohlone used an... benefits: Flowers in springNative range: New Zealand LavenderLavandulaUSDA zones: 5 to..."
7 New Plants to Grow for Beautiful Foliage
Add color, structure and interest to your garden with these recently introduced plants that sport exceptional foliage
"based on flowers may be beautiful for short periods of time, but it is the foliage that... ephemeral flowers. With so many beautiful new introductions to choose from, you’ll... include flowers. I do love flowers, but my dog is highly allergic to bee stings. No... pretty blue flowers are gone. However, I consider it to be invasive. It spreads all over... No flowering plants for us. So nice to see some colorful choices that are deer resistant..."
Define Your Garden Softly With Planted Borders
Why make things hard for your garden's edges? Embrace a softer side by trading brick and concrete for shrubs, grasses and ground covers
"foliage and flowers and, most of all, having the ability to soften the joint between pathways... spring flowers. Beautiful use of textures (and color). With annuals, every year... We use Hebe Jasper, a New Zealand native growing only 8" high & 8"wide, as a great... summer flowers back for a second, less showy, bloom period, or just enjoy the gray-green... Purple-leafed flowering Heuchera, shown here, contrasts so well against the deep green of..."
Pacific Northwest Gardener: What to Do in June
Now's the time to prune pines and vines, prevent pests and buy June-blooming plants to keep your garden healthy and beautiful
9 Low-Growing Hedges That Make Good Neighbors
Define garden areas or borders without blocking the view, with these evergreen shrubs that take kindly to trimming
"around my flower bed at my previous house. It was cute, we kept it trimmed and all was... pink-purple flowers in late spring, early summer. Great plant for a small border hedge... brilliant blue flowers in early summer. Hebe(Hebe x andersonii)Hebes, primarily from New Zealand... tinus. The flowers, blooming in late autumn to early spring, are very attractive, with... urple flowers surmounted by a tuft of purple bracts.For dry, sunny spots, lavender..."
How to Design a Great Garden on a Sloped Lot
""drooping" flowers, like the old fashioned hellebores, are great to use on a slope. I... slope; the flowers show up really well when you're at the bottom looking up. Create article... of the flowers was as you walked the path up to the house Sometimes houses are constructed... planted hebes, a couple of Japanese maples, white Allysum, Aquilegia, Lavender and... white flowers. The rest of you can dare to mix things up and have some fun.When designing..."