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Herbaceous border

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increased rhythm, lifting what could otherwise become quite a flat display. Purple foliage can relieve the monotony of green and be a good foil for flowers and other leaf colours; but if used too much it can make the border feel heavy and too dominant. Silver (Glaucus) or pale foliage plants work well dotted through the border to lighten and lift the planting. Schemes work best

Herbaceous borders feature in many of our gardens, where space and time allow. They were originally introduced as a garden feature during the Victorian period as new perennial plant species were introduced and the growing and planting out of bedding plants every season fell out of fashion. A mainstream of great country gardens, herbaceous borders have […]

Get inspiration from the different planting styles, including cottage, prairie, jungle, wildlife and more.

Get inspiration from the different planting styles, including cottage, prairie, jungle, wildlife and more.

Herbaceous border, Clinton Lodge Garden | by Alan Buckingham

Herbaceous border at Clinton Lodge Garden, Fletching, East Sussex, early August. Containing Agapanthus, Geraniums, Nepeta, white Phlox paniculata 'Mount Fuji', and Sedum.

Bluebell Cottage Gardens - Herbaceous Borders in July | Joe Wainwright Photography

A herbaceous border at Bluebell Cottage Gardens, Dutton, Cheshire, designed by Sue Beesley. Photographed in July. Planting includes Helenium ‘Sahins Early Flowerer' and Agastache ‘Liquorice Blue’

Mixed herbaceous border | Mixed herbaceous border containing… | Flickr

Mixed herbaceous border containing Anthemis tinctoria 'E.C. Buxton', Salvia nemorosa 'Ostfriesland', Nepeta, Buddleia and clipped Box balls, Town Place, late June.

Artemisia 'Powis Castle'

Good-looking, drought tolerant and fragrant, award-winner Artemisia 'Powis Castle' is a bushy sub-shrub, which is highly valued for its fernlike, silvery-white foliage, that easily blends with any flower bulbs and other perennial plants. Yellow flowers appear in late summer or early fall, but they are not spectacular and are best cut off to keep the foliage at its best.