Choosing plants based on their overall shape as well as the color and texture of their foliage is a sure-fire way to create planting combinations with staying power.
This combination will look great for months on end and would be perfect for adding curb appeal to a front yard garden or courtyard.
An underlying thread of orange-red knits the flowers and foliage together. And the classic color pairing of blue and yellow foliage on the evergreen, anchoring shrubs is handsome year-round.
From spring into summer, Geum 'Sangria' produces tall flowers on slender stems. Deadhead to promote re-bloom. Choisya t. 'Sundance' provide fragrance and fresh white flowers.
Exposure: Full Sun, Part Sun, Part Shade, Filtered Sun
Water Needs: Average, Regular / Even
City and Courtyard,
Features: Fabulous Foliage, Four Season Appeal, Varied Foliage, Texture, and Form, Winter Interest, Uses Easy-to-Find Plants
Focus: Curb Appeal, Mixed Border, Small Space, Year-round Interest, Uses Easy-to-Find Plants
Seasons of Interest: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall, Pleasing Seasonal Changes, Year-round Interest, Three Seasons of Interest
Maintenance Level: medium
Maintenance Tasks: Deadheading