1,001 perennial plants zone 7 Home Design Photos

Jeffrey Gordon Smith Landscape Architecture
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Avila Valley Estate
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Mature size: 18 to 36 inches tall Bloom time: Summer to fall Planting tips: Plant in spring or fall and let seeds fall to the ground when the plant is done blooming. Remove spent flower stalks after the first frost.
garden. Great for meadows and wildflower gardens” as well as for perennial beds and borders, blanket flower pairs beautifully with ornamental grasses as well as rudbeckia and salvia. USDA zones: As an annual, it will fare well in most all zones. Water requirement: Average to low once established”
garden. Great for meadows and wildflower gardens as well as for perennial beds and borders, blanket flower pairs beautifully with ornamental grasses as well as rudbeckia and salvia. USDA zones: As an annual, it will fare well in most all zones. Water requirement: Average to low once established Light r
“Long-Blooming Blanket Flower If you want a long-blooming perennial, blanket flower is a top choice.” — mommdva
Pennsylvania Landscape & Nursery Association
2013 ALE: The Waverly Residence
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The gas fire pit was custom built by a firm in Colorado utilizing hand-hammered metal and heat induced patinas. This terrace overlooks the sloped perennial garden. We finished the rear space with a calm stone arrangement emerging from raked pea gravel dry lake. This viewed from a stone bench we constructed
fixtures controlled by an array of computer linked touch pads throughout the home. An infinitely controllable irrigation system with over twenty-five zones was installed. This coupled to a dedicated deep drilled well provides stability during dry periods. Specimen trees and shrubs were brought in from
only that privacy was important. Our main challenge was to find ways to provide the desired spirited and colorful landscape utilizing cooler climate plantings, and to push the limits on the abstract hardscape design without alienating the conservative community. We believe we have achieved our goals as both
“great garden” — suzannewei
Milieu Design
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Milieu Design
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These are Black Eye Susan's, perennials in the northeast.
carefree perennial naturalizes beautifully and provides seed heads for winter interest. Among the top performers is 'Goldsturm', a reliable favorite with incredible staying power. Plant with purple Frikart’s aster or ornamental grasses for a glorious autumn display. USDA zones: 3-9
black eyed susans mixed with other plants
Dotlestown is ZONE 7A. The "simpler" flowers — like purple or yellow coneflower, black-eyed Susan, Joy Pye Weed, mountain mint, blazing star and aster — are
to birds, bees and butterflies, all parts of this plant are poisonous, so be aware of this if you have small children or pets that frequent your garden. Black-eyed Susans pair beautifully with mums, ornamental grasses and Autumn Joy sedum. USDA zones: 5a to 10a Water requirement: Average to low Light
“blacked eyed susan. Fall” — Greg R
Northern Virginia Landscape Architecture and Construction
Metes & Bounds Landscape Design was established in 2004 as a landscape architecture firm dedicated to providing full-service design/build solutions for residential properties.
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Moss & Moss Lawns
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flowering perennials and evergreens. Moss needs no fertilizer and very little water once it's established, but it does not handle heavy foot traffic well. If you want to walk through it daily, plan to add a flagstone walkway to avoid damaging your lawn. Depending on the variety, moss is adapted to zones 4 to
flowering perennials and evergreens. Moss needs no fertilizer and very little water once it's established, but it does not handle heavy foot traffic well. If you want to walk through it daily, plan to add a flagstone walkway to avoid damaging your lawn. Depending on the variety, moss is adapted to zones 4 to
to 10 and is native to most states.Growing tips: Plant it in the spring after the last frost, pressing moss chunks into the soil. Keep it moist for the first three weeks. Depending on the growing conditions and spacing when planted, a moss lawn could take a year to fill in.
“Moss can also grow beautifully between patio pavers if the area is shaded and moist. Soil acidificat” — margielynnj
Scott Brinitzer Design Associates
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Northern Arlington Residence
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creeping lily turf (zones 5 to 9) in picture, or periwinkle (catharanthus roseus, zones 4 to 9), creeping thyme (thymus praecox, zones 4 to 9) or snow-in-summer (cerastium tomentosum, zones 3 to 9).
another great plant instead of lawn
perennial grass for small areas never needs mowing
Alternate to grass: this is Creeping Lilyturf (Liriope spp, zones 5-9) a lush grass-like look and is also evergreen. Other: periwinkle, creeping thyme or snow-in-summer.
Replace lawn with perennial low-maint groundcover. Examples: lily turf, periwinkle, creeping
Creeping lilyturf (Liriope spp, zones 5 to 9), shown here, has a lush, grass-like look and is also evergreen. Additional choices — depending on your garden's growing conditions — might include periwinkle (Catharanthus roseus, zones 4 to 9), creeping
“Mondo grass lawn!!” — traccyy1
Meissner Landscape, Inc
Bayside Retreat
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Lovely! What is the pinkish plant? And the one next to the hydrangea?
the house until now. I have made notes of the plants you mentioned in previous postings but would appreciate all the details . I promise, I do not live on your street or in your state. Thank you for the inspiration.
blue color). To the left are a couple of perennials that escape me currently. Behind the hydrangea is a dawson Canadian hemlock and behind the astilbes we have various mixed varieties of hosta. We also have spreading & hicks yews, cimicifuga and ligularia planted in this area that you cannot see real
Thanks for the question. The plant with the pink flower is an astilbe. Off hand I don't know which variety though. There are several pink varieties. The broadleaf evergreen next to the hydrangea is a chicagoland green boxwood, and I believe the perennial to the left of the hydrangea is a blue
“stone pathway” — joany
Exteriors By Chad Robert
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Private Residence
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Hi, it looks like boxwood hedge but different? What is this plant? Does it grow alright in the desert?
(Chamaerops humilis, zones 8 to 11), Mexican fan palm (Washingtonia filifera, zones 9 to 11) and palmetto (Serenoa repens, zones 7b to 11), and they can be planted in nonirrigated areas without any trouble. For those of you in Arizona or California, try planting hesper palms (Brahea spp, zones 8 to 11) or mountain
(Chamaerops humilis, zones 8 to 11), Mexican fan palm (Washingtonia filifera, zones 9 to 11) and palmetto (Serenoa repens, zones 7b to 11), and they can be planted in nonirrigated areas without any trouble. For those of you in Arizona or California, try planting hesper palms (Brahea spp, zones 8 to 11) or mountain
“Palm trees” — svelazco16
Carolyn Chadwick
Garden design in Greece on the island of Paros
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those of the oft-planted lily of the Nile (Agapanthus africanus, zones 7 to 11). It makes a great companion for society garlic, since both plants bloom at the same time, are from South Africa and thrive in more or less the same conditions. Add a yellow bulbine (Bulbine frutescens, zones 9 to 11) to the
Society Garlic (Tuhlbaghia violacea) plant with agapanthas Where it will grow: Hardy to 20 degrees Fahrenheit (zones 9 to 11) but resprouts in zone 7 Water requirement: Low;
those of the oft-planted lily of the Nile (Agapanthus africanus, zones 7 to 11). It makes a great companion for society garlic, since both plants bloom at the same time, are from South Africa and thrive in more or less the same conditions. Add a yellow bulbine (Bulbine frutescens, zones 9 to 11) to the
“blue andcolourful” — robinnigel
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