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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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Lilac for color
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Salvia 'May night' cornflower blue coloured flower
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boxwood edge.
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Bushes and the second row of flowers
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Love the Veronica
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color with hedges
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Lots of Lavender!!
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Formal with curves
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purple flowers
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salvia perennial 'May Night' Nepeta 'walkers low'
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I want a field of lavender
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Garden lower yard
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focal point - fountain
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Blue flowers
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Use of purple
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I love the structure and color of this Parterre Garden!
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for side yard?
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Blue or purple flowers
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Salvia plants
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nepeta Walkers low catmint
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Nepeta "Walkers Low" catmint
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For the front
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Garden blue
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Formal garden
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Go Formal or Casual Associated 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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Simple color palette
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Hedges with lavender
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These flowers look like the ocean!
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Purple landscaping
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The lavender and formal garden
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Front yard flowers
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Blue salvia
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Beautiful! Purple and Green
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Boxwood and lavender
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Purple flower and low shrub
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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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Focal point in center of grass
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February 23, 2014
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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Blue salvia Victoria is a staple in perennial gardens.
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Plant in 2014
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These colors are awesome!
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Formal garden
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Large swathes of lavender
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I'm not a flower or plant guy, but these r very very nice
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Nepeta walkers low Salvia may night
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Shiela's purple flowers,
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color blocking
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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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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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Nice purple flowers
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iewers MOET daar Lavender wees - Carla
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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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salvia may night
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Bench infront of trees behind statue
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Blue flowers
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Nice gardens.
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Surround of blue flowers
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landscape flowers
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salvia, maynight, and walkerslow
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Salvia May Night
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Like salvia (may night) and purple behind is nepeta
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purple plants
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The design
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nepeta walker's low catmint, and salvia may night
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Heather(?) border
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Purple: Salvia 'May Night' Blueish purple: Nepeta 'Walker's Low'
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Beautiful garden. Obviously I don't have that amount of space but gives you some insight into my taste.
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walkers low color, attracts butterflys
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Parterre Garden
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there's power in solid color throughout as a contrast to all the green; gorgeous
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Concept is interesting
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Veronica, formal hedge, Juniper trees.
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formal garden
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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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Formal parterres Purple Boorder
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salvia "maynight"
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Saliva may night
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color of purple
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Balance of color nature
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Purple flowers
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like the purple
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