This is an example of a traditional full sun landscaping in Boston.

Front Ridge Residence

Traditional Landscape, Boston

A rural hillside residence in Downeast Maine serves as a model for regenerating fragmented native plant communities and restoring damaged site systems. Sensible land management practices guide the homeowner’s efforts to rehabilitate expansive areas of mown lawn. Spaces carved from the landscape overlook stunning panoramic regional views, while new plantings define edges and thresholds. Brilliant seasonal drama is heightened along mown paths meandering through a rich tapestry of managed native meadow.
This is an example of a traditional full sun landscaping in Boston. - Houzz

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kcharna wrote:Apr 8, 2012
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    Matthew Cunningham Landscape Design LLC
    Sorry for the delayed response! The plants we used here are: Salvia 'May Night'. The lamb's ear has been very aggressive and I would recommend using it sparingly... The Alliums are common chives, and we also used Sedum 'Autumn Joy', Iris 'Caesar's Brother', Alchemilla mollis, and Perovskia atriplicifolia. This garden is built on a very exposed hillside in Downeast Maine, and everything is very tough. Good luck!
  • mutzy
    I love the colors....can you tell me are the yellow/green flowers in the background are they sedum autumn joy ..if not what are they? the spikey silver leaves in front of the yellow/green flower...what are they called?

    Thank you!
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Jocelyn H. Chilvers added this to 5 Tips for Choosing a Primary Outdoor ColorJan 17, 2013

3. Use a strong color to unify a large garden space. Silvery lambs' ears echo the color of the home's facade and serve...

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