Easy Care, Long Blooming Mixed Border in Cool Tones

Anchored by Hydrangea paniculata 'Quick Fire' and flanked by a trio of hardworking perennials and grasses, this easy-care mixed border planting scheme provides low maintenance blooms from spring to fall and a ground-covering tapestry of plants that create a simple, but effective carpet of contrasting foliage textures.


Growing Conditions

Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9
Exposure: Open Shade, Filtered Sun, Morning Sun, Part Shade
Water Needs: Average

Design Considerations

Style: Northwest Eclectic, Woodland
Features: Varied Foliage, Texture, and Form, Romantic Cool Colors, Fabulous Foliage, Fall Color, Flower Fest, Uses Easy-to-Find Plants
Focus: Color Theme, Mixed Border, Pleasing Seasonal Flow, Small Space
Seasons of Interest: Spring, Summer, Fall, Pleasing Seasonal Changes, Three Seasons of Interest

Care and Maintenance


Maintenance Level: low

Plants In this Combo