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Historic Formal Garden, Wilmette, Illinois traditional landscape

Historic Formal Garden, Wilmette, Illinois

Formal Garden incorporates water feature, garden decorations, stepping stone, flower beds.

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what is the name of the purple flowers
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The perennial plant with the purple flowers in the foreground is Salvia 'May Night' and the one with the blueish purple ones behind them is Nepeta 'Walker's Low.'
January 7, 2013 at 6:49am     
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Very nice!
February 18, 2013 at 4:23am   
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Add Purple to Both Formal and Informal GardensBorrow an idea from the fashion world and create a color-block pattern in purple to enliven an otherwise traditional, and somewhat staid, formal garden. Boxed in by evergreens, the purple blooms almost look as if they were painted in between the lines.
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2. Go Formal or CasualAssociated with both royalty and serenity, purple is at home in any style of garden. Planted en masse, spiked purple flowers like salvia or Veronica make an elegant choice for a formal bed.

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Blue salvia
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Different level bushes. Big blocks of colour
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The blue flowers bordering the green plants.
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The perennial plant with the purple flowers in the foreground is Salvia 'May Night' and the one with the blueish purple ones behind them is Nepeta 'Walker's Low.'
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Willy Salvia "May Night" in front. Nepeta "Walkers Low" behind
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Salvia purple --> flow
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blue flowers
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Blue flowers look great
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the purple flowers
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possible labirynth
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Modern formal landscape
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have a formal garden for part of landscape
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Salvia 'May Night' Nepeta 'Walker's Low.'
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Pretty flowers.
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Amazing garden colors and texture.
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Mass nepeta
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Formal Garden with Purple - Beautiful!
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purple flowers against green
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“purple flowers in the foreground is Salvia 'May Night' and the one with the blueish purple ones behind them is Nepeta 'Walker's Low.'”
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salvia and nepeta makes this stunning. These would grow well in my back yard.
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mass color planting
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Catmint “walk low” deep purple and Salvia“May Night" the blueish purple zone: 3-10
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salvia "maynight"
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Saliva may night
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color of purple
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like the purple
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work well done
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Salvia may night for pillars etc
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purple !
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purple flowers
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Love this garden!
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Wow love the purple
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Love the purple
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Purple salvia may night
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Formal gardens are what I live for--Filoli
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Idea to the use of Salvia and
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Este es un jardín de ensueño!!!! No?
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The perennial plant with the purple flowers in the foreground is Salvia 'May Night' and the one with the blueish purple ones behind them is Nepeta 'Walker's Low.'
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salvia may night perrenial plant
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perennial foregroune Salvia May Night Behind Nepeta Walker's Low
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garden style
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