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Tag Archives: coneflowers
Sometimes in the garden what catches at your heart isn’t a single moment of perfection, but the power of endurance. These battle worn veterans of wind and insects have a melancholy beauty that lingers far beyond perfection.
The Casa Blanca oriental lily is a quilted, white perfection I wouldn’t want to live without, day or night. But if the only time you can spend in your garden is during evenings after work, then consider a white garden … Continue reading
Here are a few vignettes that were looking especially attractive in my garden this week as we transition into August. In the shade garden a Hakone grass, a variegated hosta, maiden hair and ghost ferns form a living quilt that’s … Continue reading
I have these old standby coneflowers planted in my boulevard bed. They’re old-hat by the flashy standards of the newer coneflower varieties, but these white ones have a sweet perfume and they bloom for months. All coneflowers have coarse foliage … Continue reading