Long Blooming, Sun Loving Flowers Within Evergreen Frame

Drought tolerant evergreen plants in a variety of complementary textures provide strong all-season structure. Within this frame, long-blooming, easy-care plants are added to provide reliable and easy summer color.


Growing Conditions

Zone: 7, 8, 9

Exposure: Afternoon Sun, Full Sun

Water Needs: Low

Design Considerations

Style: Mediterranean
Features: Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Fabulous Foliage, Flower Fest, Winter Interest
Focus: Mixed Border
Seasons of Interest: Fall, Spring, Summer, Three Seasons of Interest, Year-round Interest

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: medium



Plants In this Combo

Cupressus sempervirens 'Swane's Golden'

Swane's Golden Italian Cypress

Type: Shrub
Exposure: Afternoon Sun, Full Sun, Reflected Heat
Zone: 7, 8, 9

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Echinacea' Evan Saul'

Sundown Coneflower

Type: Perennial
Exposure: Afternoon Sun, Full Sun, Reflected Heat
Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

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Geranium cinereum 'Laurence Flatman'

Hardy Geranium Cranesbill

Type: Perennial
Exposure: Afternoon Sun, Full Sun, Part Sun, Filtered Sun, Morning Sun, Open Shade
Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8

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Hebe pinguifolia 'Sutherlandii'

Sutherland hebe

Type: Shrub
Exposure: Afternoon Sun, Full Sun
Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11

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Salvia nemorosa 'Caradonna'

Caradonna Sage

Type: Perennial
Exposure: Afternoon Sun, Full Sun, Reflected Heat
Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

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Yucca filamentosa 'Golden Sword'

Golden Sword Variegated Yucca

Type: Shrub
Exposure: Afternoon Sun, Full Sun, Full Shade, Reflected Heat
Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

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