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Plant Combinations for Northern California Gardens

Blue Oat Grass, Helictotrichon sempervirens combines beautifully with Lavender and Breath of Heaven, Coleonema 'Sunset Gold'. © Eileen Kelly, Dig Your Garden Landscape Design http://www.digyourgarden.com
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Love this! What is the name of the purple flowers? If it's lavendar, which type? Thanks.
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Hello alexia 7: Thank you! And yes the purple flower is English Lavender, Lavandula angustifolia.
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Thanks so much!
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Annie Thornton added this to Great Design Plant: Golden Breath of Heaven
Plants with aromatic foliage, like breath of heaven, are nice to plant along pathways or planter edges. Brush up against them, and a nice scented wave is released. Plus, ‘Sunset Gold’ cascades elegantly onto a path or patio — blurring the transition between soft- and hardscape. The casual design aesthetic of cottage- and Mediterranean-style gardens works well with breath of heaven. Lavender, blue oat grass and golden breath of heaven edge this planter.
Harvest. Start picking flowers just before they open for the best scent. Harvest randomly throughout the plant to keep it looking full (every third branch is a good way to go). Hang the flowers in a cool, dark place with good air circulation to dry.

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stefanieg0 added this to stefanieg0's ideas
on Tuesday
Plants
zouhou added this to Garden
on Sunday
SILVER GRASS LAVENDAR LIGHT BLUE
karinagraulus added this to tuin
July 2, 2014
achter de stal
janieb01 added this to Roof Tiles
July 1, 2014
grasses
Chris Jensen added this to Andy and John
June 18, 2014
Lavender and Blue Oat Grass
amccornock added this to patio
June 16, 2014
Landscape
Joanie Reynolds Pearson added this to Parklane idea book
June 11, 2014
Nice mix of plants.
Five Horizons Development added this to 310 Heck Landscaping
June 9, 2014
mix of blue oat and lavender
860unp22c added this to CA outdoor design
June 4, 2014
Breath of heaven (gold plant)
LaVrue Dodson added this to lavrue_dodson's ideas to use
May 30, 2014
Love the lavender with ornamental grass
aldodson1 added this to Courtyard
May 30, 2014
lavender for the courtyard
kristipie added this to garden style
May 26, 2014
Color and texture
jeannineweiss added this to Landscape Ideas
May 23, 2014
lavender
Christine Johnson added this to Lawn Alternatives
May 21, 2014
combinations
hollyhw99 added this to Mediterranean garden
May 14, 2014
english lavender
batleyfamily added this to batleyfamily's ideas
May 7, 2014
English lavender
jackievincent added this to Exterior Concepts
May 7, 2014
Blues
gbmaison added this to gbmaison's ideas
April 30, 2014
haven't been a fan of blue oat grass (bluish color) but with lavender it's a great combination,
gifid2 added this to gifid2's ideas
April 19, 2014
it works in our garden
clina added this to clina's ideas
April 18, 2014
trawa+lawenda
annvant added this to exterior favorites
April 14, 2014
nice plants
jycee added this to landscaping
April 13, 2014
fescue
redrunnerlea added this to Exterior Ideas
April 12, 2014
love lavender and grasses together
Bockholt Landscape Architecture added this to Lebaron
April 11, 2014
helictotrichon sempervirens and Lavandula
frproctor added this to Exterior
April 6, 2014
* Landscape
brazosgypsy added this to brazosgypsy's ideas
April 2, 2014
I like the surrounding plants!!!!
mrmjlm added this to mrmjlm's Ideas
April 1, 2014
Variety
pinkthrift added this to Landscape Ideas
March 29, 2014
lavender selection
cheppner01 added this to cheppner01's Ideas
March 26, 2014
Nice plant combination
michun9 added this to michun9's ideas
March 26, 2014
은사초
giumilitano added this to landscaping
March 17, 2014
helictotrichon
joleneft added this to landscape plants
March 9, 2014
Blue oat grass Sunset gold???? Yellow green plant
perperator added this to plantings
March 8, 2014
grasses, lavender and light green grass
kelleynyenhuis added this to Front yard ideas
March 2, 2014
lavender and the yellow breath of heaven is divine
kgh606 added this to Backyard
March 2, 2014
A little bit whisky, but beautiful
trapanidesign added this to outdoor
February 24, 2014
lavender
eureka79 added this to eureka79's ideas
February 23, 2014
Grass and Lavender combination
ttlee added this to pool
February 18, 2014
grass/lavendar combo
funkytm added this to Landscape Ideas
February 17, 2014
Lavender layering
klems615 added this to Lemman Yard
February 11, 2014
love lavender
lynne1639 added this to lynne1639's ideas
February 2, 2014
Love the colors of the lavender and adjoining plants.
danielemills added this to Lopresti garden
February 1, 2014
Good combo: Blue Oat Grass, Helictotrichon sempervirens combines beautifully with Lavender and Breath of Heaven, Coleonema 'Sunset Gold'
boiler81 added this to boiler81's ideas
February 1, 2014
Plants
supersugarcat added this to patio
February 1, 2014
palette
mimi7164 added this to mimi7164's ideas
January 31, 2014
wispy grass, colors
prila73 added this to prila73's ideas
January 29, 2014
flowers
folledejazz62 added this to jardin hydrangées
January 26, 2014
colour
Norene Hyde added this to Landscape Ideas
January 25, 2014
grasses
danderegg added this to danderegg's ideas
January 24, 2014
Blue Sage-like plant
sjih added this to Futurebackyard
January 22, 2014
Mixture of colors & plants
pfrumk added this to landscaping
January 9, 2014
Love the purple flower
cartay12 added this to cartay12's ideas
January 7, 2014
save for rental
annk1960 added this to Jim's Tuscan Garden
January 6, 2014
lavender, oat grass and other ornamental grasses: good for west coast
sandkgaines added this to sandkgaines's ideas
December 3, 2013
too wire-y looking
caro5555 added this to Backyard at Gapter
November 29, 2013
Nice mix
Denelle Bentley added this to backyard wish list
November 24, 2013
would this work in SoCal?
denkerj added this to denkerj's ideas
November 12, 2013
front yard
jeannelouise added this to jeannelouise's ideas
November 12, 2013
lavender and grass combination
phelankj added this to Carmel Landscape Book
November 6, 2013
Lots of place for Lavender
svenn13 added this to Plants
November 3, 2013
English lavender
Darcy Brandon, Landscape Architect added this to Plant combos
November 2, 2013
Blue oat grass, lavender
oshock1 added this to Landscape Ideas
November 1, 2013
love, love, love - font yard or side of driveway
greenage added this to What we like
October 28, 2013
cool grass (front left)
Nora Elizabeth added this to Planters, urns etc.
October 27, 2013
Sunset Gold w/ lavender & blue oat grass. (See Plants).
Nora Elizabeth added this to Plants
October 27, 2013
Aromatic foliage- nice to plant along pathways. Sunset gold also Cascades elegantly.
Erica Obertelli added this to VCS Entry Courtyard
October 26, 2013
color perhaps by benches or above fountain
cklos added this to plants
October 12, 2013
Lavender pula
fairyyardmother added this to Weinberg
October 7, 2013
Plant choices
benedictin added this to Landscape Ideas
October 6, 2013
plants
Kristyn Duhaime added this to landscaping
October 3, 2013
Colors
Gerardo Quintero added this to Kimberly Fox
September 25, 2013
Blue Oat Grass, Lavender and Coleonema put together
reeve added this to katie
September 24, 2013
nice combination
lavenida added this to Exterior Ideas
September 17, 2013
blue oat grass
stinabooth added this to Plantings
September 13, 2013
Green grasses and lavender
cferrell added this to Curb Appeal
September 9, 2013
Planting and care: Choose a spot in full sun with very good drainage; add sand or compost before planting to increase drainage. Lavender does best in poor soil. Set plants 1 to 4 feet apart, depending on their eventual height and spread. If you live in a humid climate, be sure to allow for plenty of air circulation between them. You can also add a mulch of sand or pea gravel.
hazemiller added this to garden
September 7, 2013
Mix
dennidinmb added this to Landscape Ideas
September 7, 2013
blue flowers with sunset gold
jillmkennedy added this to jillmkennedy's ideas
September 6, 2013
colors
Andrea Gallagher added this to Landscaping - drea
September 5, 2013
Lavender
rebeccamcfaul added this to patio
September 2, 2013
Plants
spennock12 added this to spennock12's Favorites
September 1, 2013
Plants
560gone added this to 560gone's ideas
August 30, 2013
landscaping
katpur24 added this to lavender
August 26, 2013
Harvest. Start picking flowers just before they open for the best scent. Harvest randomly throughout the plant to keep it looking full (every third branch is a good way to go). Hang the flowers in a cool, dark place with good air circulation to dry.
kderenthal added this to Dakota House Ideas
August 26, 2013
Lavender mixed with grasses
emmaruse added this to emmaruse's ideas
August 25, 2013
like grass with the lavender
margotnavarre added this to Landscape Ideas
August 25, 2013
Combination with the grasses
Chris Corwin added this to landscape
August 24, 2013
Lavender
deborahbur added this to Exterior Ideas
August 24, 2013
grasses
gretchenlw added this to Exterior Ideas
August 24, 2013
Lavendar, grasses, and breath of heaven!
Gail Craddock added this to Landscape Ideas
August 24, 2013
Love this choice of plants
kristakares added this to Garden Ideas
August 23, 2013
Nice plant combo with the lavender!
Alice Robinson added this to midway house
August 23, 2013
lavender with grasses
redberry17 added this to redberry17's ideas
August 21, 2013
Combination perfect
nvjeep added this to Landscaping
August 21, 2013
Lavender and grasses
auroraurora added this to backyard
August 20, 2013
air on the ground
PerryJones Interiors (div of InColour Ltd.) added this to robynhinkley's ideas
August 20, 2013
How to harvest
nasinc added this to me
August 20, 2013
lavender with grass
Jessica added this to Landscaping
August 20, 2013
lavendar with tall grasses
martaml added this to martaml's ideas
August 20, 2013
colours
Scholz Architects - Cathryn Anne Design added this to Garden
August 20, 2013
I love Lavender! To Harvest. Start picking flowers just before they open for the best scent. Harvest randomly throughout the plant to keep it looking full (every third branch is a good way to go). Hang the flowers in a cool, dark place with good air circulation to dry.
brandekristell added this to brandekristell's Ideas
August 19, 2013
pretty for along fence in side yard
Marko Babineau added this to marko_babineau's ideas
August 19, 2013
great filler
kcurrytn added this to kcurrytn's Ideas
August 19, 2013
Lavender in our landscaping would be awesome!
3ssens added this to Exterior Ideas
August 19, 2013
lavendel
valedaann added this to Gardens
August 19, 2013
Lavender
Betty Buck added this to betty31's ideas
August 19, 2013
GROWING LAVENDAR
Lavender Blinds added this to mkasande's ideas
August 18, 2013
Lovely lavender
Pastoralia added this to david_bruce's ideas
August 18, 2013
composition
skkoles added this to Patios and decks
August 18, 2013
lavendar
louisekolstad added this to louisekolstad's ideas
August 18, 2013
Other grasses
margoguy added this to full sun flowers
August 18, 2013
Lavender
vwilcox added this to Garden/Backyard ideas
August 18, 2013
Harvest. Start picking flowers just before they open for the best scent. Harvest randomly throughout the plant to keep it looking full (every third branch is a good way to go). Hang the flowers in a cool, dark place with good air circulation to dry.
7praxis added this to Patio Ideas
August 18, 2013
Lavender
janhoover added this to landscape thoughts
August 18, 2013
mix of lavendar and grass
winesnob4 added this to winesnob4's ideas
August 18, 2013
lavender and grasses
cmtremblay added this to cmtremblay's Ideas
August 18, 2013
Disposition de la lavande
rlemay added this to rlemay's ideas
August 18, 2013
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llpg added this to llpg's ideas
August 18, 2013
Lavender mixed in with various grasses
dianas48 added this to yard & garden
August 18, 2013
lavender
philmomma added this to Garden
August 18, 2013
Lavender
jane_hargraft added this to jane_hargraft's Ideas
August 18, 2013
Lavender
retiredbp2 added this to retiredbp2's gardening ideas
August 18, 2013
Lavender tip
cindastanley added this to cindastanley's ideas
August 18, 2013
like
kimglenn added this to Landscaping and garden
August 18, 2013
Grasses and lavender combination
espanola added this to Landscaping
August 18, 2013
Ideas on how to harvest my lavender.
missyd007 added this to missyd007's Ideas
August 18, 2013
Lavender
slopus added this to slopus's Ideas
August 18, 2013
Idea for planters
cmcrae11 added this to cmcrae11's ideas
August 18, 2013
the harvesting technique
Heidi Hande added this to outdoor
August 18, 2013
Grass border with lavender. Would be pretty around the pool.
drudesign added this to drudesign's Ideas
August 17, 2013
Lavender as an addition to hillside planting.
elicioushome added this to garden
August 17, 2013
Lavender
jeaniebenz added this to kitchen Ideas
August 17, 2013
pretty
amylouisebee added this to Kitchen Ideas
August 17, 2013
Lavender
zydecogirl1 added this to garden
August 16, 2013
plants
pfogelberg added this to pfogelberg's Ideas
August 16, 2013
Lavender ideas
annolinger added this to annolinger's Ideas
August 16, 2013
Front yard
aremick added this to Landscape Ideas
August 15, 2013
Mix of lavender with grasses, colors of gray-green to chartruese mixed. As a border.
aderoy added this to garden
August 15, 2013
Lavender
tanyaar added this to front yard
August 15, 2013
like the grasses mixed with lavender
lsoldo added this to lsoldo's ideas
August 15, 2013
garden
ziggythefoodie added this to Cutting Garden
August 12, 2013
blue oat grass
Shirley added this to patio and outdoor spaces
July 26, 2013
Notes for grassy look for garden or courtyard
eferrig added this to landscaping
July 23, 2013
blue oat grass, lavender and breath of heaven
Britt Wilson gardens added this to bigpileofdirt's ideas
July 22, 2013
Plant combination
sbrownstone added this to Exterior Ideas
June 30, 2013
Like this for fountain area
whydubyou added this to Landscape Ideas
June 29, 2013
Like the grassy, soft feel of these plants and the pop of color from the lavender.
csousboix added this to csousboix's gardens
June 24, 2013
Lavender plus something lime green plus something blue green and grassy.
bestday14 added this to Landscape Ideas
June 23, 2013
pathway
gailyates added this to gailyates's Ideas
June 23, 2013
Grasses
lynnmarcia added this to lynnmarcia's ideas
June 23, 2013
Side yard plants
Nicole Campbell added this to Garden
June 18, 2013
English Lavender, Lavandula angustifolia
michellechristine added this to Backyard landscape
June 9, 2013
lush landscaping ideas
tribecatri added this to GRASS
June 5, 2013
English Lavender, Lavandula angustifolia.
lindaclev added this to lindaclev's Ideas
June 4, 2013
Landscape
sstreutker added this to backyard
June 1, 2013
Grasses
Àdi Bein added this to Landscape Ideas
May 30, 2013
lavender+blue oat grass
terriware added this to terri
May 27, 2013
Prerty
jelise1510 added this to Outdoors
May 27, 2013
Lavender
hansonsgarden added this to hansonsgarden's ideas
May 19, 2013
Nice combination
tribecatri added this to driveway entrance
May 11, 2013
Blue Oat Grass, Helictotrichon sempervirens combines beautifully with Lavender and Breath of Heaven, Coleonema 'Sunset Gold'.
nartioukh added this to Outdoor
May 9, 2013
front
budstockwell added this to color combos
May 7, 2013
Love this combo.
Fortini Fine Garden Builders added this to st rose
April 23, 2013
lavender, blue grass
Kathi Bruz added this to kathi_bruz's ideas
April 22, 2013
SF Plants
Lisa Magee / Case Design/Remodeling added this to magee facde
April 15, 2013
grasses
orilay added this to gardening in Tulsa
April 10, 2013
way to cover some landscape areas
Barbara Lewis-Heywood added this to webuser_34976's Ideas
April 3, 2013
The lavender
pecoff added this to Garden
April 1, 2013
grasses/greens
Ann Atkinson added this to ebbtide's ideas
March 30, 2013
Plants with aromatic foliage, like breath of heaven, are nice to plant along pathways or planter edges. Brush up against them, and a nice scented wave is released. Plus, ‘Sunset Gold’ cascades elegantly onto a path or patio — blurring the transition between soft- and hardscape. The casual design aesthetic of cottage- and Mediterranean-style gardens works well with breath of heaven. Lavender, blue oat grass and golden breath of heaven edge this planter.
arabidoux added this to Front yard
March 29, 2013
Lavender mixed with ornamental grasses
veggiegarden added this to veggiegarden's Ideas
March 28, 2013
Under the front tree
Katarina Peruseski_Radosavlje added this to katarina_peruseski_radosavlje's Ideas
March 26, 2013
Shrubs
alexandracfogarty added this to alexandracfogarty's Favorites
March 17, 2013
Front yard
Maggie Bohlman added this to Outside spaces
March 14, 2013
Texture
bluecalifornia added this to Pool Landscape
March 11, 2013
Mix of Blue Fescue, Lavender and Golden Breath of Heaven.
Mid Century Mosaics added this to midcenturymosaics's ideas
March 7, 2013
color and texture
lauraleemac added this to lauraleemac's ideas
March 6, 2013
textures
daanania added this to Gardens
March 3, 2013
Blue Oat Grass, Helictotrichon sempervirens combines beautifully with Lavender and Breath of Heaven, Coleonema 'Sunset Gold'. © Eileen Kelly, Dig Your Garden Landscape Design http://www.digyourgarden.com
cein added this to cein's ideas
February 16, 2013
Drought tolerant plants.
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February 13, 2013
Combination of plants.
fredskeee added this to fredskeee's Ideas
February 7, 2013
Greenery
Jenny Edington added this to jennylynne44's ideas
February 1, 2013
front yard
mallomar added this to mallomar's ideas
January 29, 2013
Blue oat grass lavender and breath of heaven soften hardscape
jfitzg2 added this to Final side garden
January 27, 2013
Like how blends over onto sidewalk. Like t color and smell.
Oanh Mai added this to oanh_mai's Ideas
January 16, 2013
Blue Oat Grass, Helictotrichon sempervirens combines beautifully with Lavender and Breath of Heaven, Coleonema 'Sunset Gold'. © Eileen Kelly, Dig Your Garden Landscape Design
hannaw added this to hannaw's ideas
January 9, 2013
גינה יפה 4
crystalinjoy added this to crystalinjoy's ideas
January 8, 2013
grasses
mazzimum added this to mazzimum's ideas
December 30, 2012
front
jmkeene added this to healdsburg landscaping
December 19, 2012
Palette
1treefarm2 added this to 1treefarm2's ideas
December 17, 2012
plants
shadykate added this to shadykate's ideas
December 16, 2012
more plant ideas
starcranch added this to starcranch's Ideas
December 14, 2012
Italian lavender
mes51 added this to mes51's backyard
December 13, 2012
lavender and blue oat grass and breath of heaven
karend68 added this to karend68's ideas
December 8, 2012
chartreuse with the lavender is awesome
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