curved-herbaceous-border-with-evergreens-and-perennials   How to create a herbaceous border on a budget

How to Create a Herbaceous Border on a Budget

curved-herbaceous-border-with-evergreens-and-perennials How to create a herbaceous border on a budget

Verbena bonariensis. Herbaceous perennial. Plant in full sun in well-drained soil. Flowers in summer and autumn.

Verbena bonariensis. Herbaceous perennial. Plant in full sun in well-drained soil. Flowers in summer and autumn.

Trollius ledebouri "Lemon Queen" Herbaceous Perennial has lemon-yellow double flowers and a nice compact habit. Sometimes called Buttercups, these grow well in a sunny or part-shaded border, also at the edge of a moist woodland. Flowers will last a few days when cut.  Flowering Time Spring, Summer. Sun or Partial Shade. Height 50-60cm (20-24) Spread 45-60cm (18-24") Flowers For Cutting/Drying, Moist Soil, Pest Resistant. Type of garden Cottage Garden, Wildflower Garden, Woodland Garden

Trollius ledebouri "Lemon Queen" Herbaceous Perennial has lemon-yellow double flowers and a nice compact habit. Sometimes called Buttercups, these grow well in a sunny or part-shaded border, also at the edge of a moist woodland. Flowers will last a few days when cut. Flowering Time Spring, Summer. Sun or Partial Shade. Height 50-60cm (20-24) Spread 45-60cm (18-24") Flowers For Cutting/Drying, Moist Soil, Pest Resistant. Type of garden Cottage Garden, Wildflower Garden, Woodland Garden

Add a froth of gorgeous pink to your border, these are all easy to grow plants, many are perennials so will become the backbone of a good herbaceous border, sow once and reap the benefits both in their beauty and in the pollinators that they bring to your patch. Included are links to the grow guides from growveg.com.

Add a froth of gorgeous pink to your border, these are all easy to grow plants, many are perennials so will become the backbone of a good herbaceous border, sow once and reap the benefits both in their beauty and in the pollinators that they bring to your patch. Included are links to the grow guides from growveg.com.

Delicate blooms in pink, white, and purple nearly cover the antique urn in this English garden at Wollerton Old Hall. Photo by Clive Nichols Garden Photography.

How to: plant a herbaceous perennial border

Delicate blooms in pink, white, and purple nearly cover the antique urn in this English garden at Wollerton Old Hall. Photo by Clive Nichols Garden Photography.

Veronicastrum virginicum album. A couple of clumps of this at the back of the border would be dramatic. There is also a purple one….

Veronicastrum virginicum album. A couple of clumps of this at the back of the border would be dramatic. There is also a purple one….

Acanthus spinosus is an herbaceous perennial.  There are other species but this is my favourite as I prefer it's more dissected, thistle-like leaves.  A mature clump in flower is an impressive site.  Scroll down this board for further details.

Acanthus spinosus is an herbaceous perennial. There are other species but this is my favourite as I prefer it's more dissected, thistle-like leaves. A mature clump in flower is an impressive site. Scroll down this board for further details.

Achillea 'Gold Plate' and Verbena bonariensis in late summer border. Herbaceous perennial. Biennial colour contrast combination border. September yellow violet lilac

Achillea 'Gold Plate' and Verbena bonariensis in late summer border. Herbaceous perennial. Biennial colour contrast combination border. September yellow violet lilac

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