Lady in Red #Fern is strong-growing and dependable. Tough and easy to grow, this sultry beauty is the right choice for #perennial borders and woodlands alike! The lacy, light green foliage is held upright on dark, brilliant red-violet stripes. Whether used in borders or as a background, ferns can add texture and color to any #garden with their gracefulness and beautiful varying shades of green!
The perennial border has been enlivened with the gold-and-green striped foliage of Japanese forest grass (Hakenochloa macra ‘Aureola’) contrasting with the nearly black foliage of Actaea simplex ‘Hillside Black Beauty’; pale blue annual love-in-a-mist (Nigella damascena) adds summer sparkle - See more at: http://www.pacifichorticulture.org/articles/updating-an-historic-garden/#sthash.k2NmrGMu.dpuf
Phlox divaricata 'Blue Moon' (Woodland phlox) - Perennial - Zones 3-8, Height 12-18 in. Selected for outstanding flower color and very full flower petals, 'Blue Moon' bears many fragrant, 5-petaled flowers with the arrival of spring. Enjoy a knee-high sea of elegant, violet-blue flowers while simultaneously attracting hummingbirds & butterflies into your garden. Foliage is lance shaped and medium green. A long-lived, carefree native groundcover.