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Cotoneaster 'bealei'

Cotoneaster 'bealei'

Pygmy Ruby Barberry Shrub. Easy Care. Full Sun. Slow growing. 1 1/2' H x 3' W. Dramatic fall foliage. Possibly plant around shed below trellis for backdrop appearance purposes?

Pygmy Ruby Barberry Shrub - Easy care, full sun, slow growing, dramatic fall foliage, H x W.

Sloped front yard garden by sidewalk with drought tolerant succulent tapestry lawn substitute, Schneck Garden

Sloped front yard garden by sidewalk with drought tolerant succulent tapestry lawn substitute, Schneck Garden sloped front yard

purple smoke bush - one of my fave perennials!

In my yard: Cottinus coggygria ‘Royal Purple’ . considered a tree but I grow it as a shrub, whacking it back to the ground each spring to keep the height lower and make it bush out. easily grows tall in a season. glows purple with the sun behind it.

BEST PLANTS FOR A SLOPE; An Illinois master gardener shares her tips for taming a difficult landscape.

Garden Tour: Tame a Steep Backyard

BEST PLANTS FOR A SLOPE; An Illinois master gardener shares her tips for taming a difficult landscape.my front and one side garden are pretty vertical--right about at the angle of repose. Yes, that steep.

Steeply sloped areas don’t have to be ‘trouble spots.’ Hillsides can be turned into gorgeous rock gardens. Here are some tips.

Steeply sloped areas don’t have to be ‘trouble spots.’ Hillsides can be turned into gorgeous rock gardens. Here are some tips From: State By State Gardening, please visit.

Forget-me-nots. The most delicate, perhaps, but together they leave quite an impression.:

Favorite flowers: Forget-me-nots. The most delicate, perhaps, but together they leave quite an impression.

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75+ Best Planting Combination Ideas For Beautiful Garden

Achillea 'Terracotta', Salvia Nemorosa, salvia Caradon (catmint would also do), Russian sage. Waterwise and colorful.

pink arabis (rockcress), makes a good perennial groundcover ❤ Pinned by Cindy Vermeulen. Please check out my other 'sexy' boards. X

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pink arabis (rockcress), makes a good perennial groundcover ❤ Pinned by Cindy Vermeulen. Please check out my other 'sexy' boards.

Snowball viburnum, absolutely stunning.... They are stunning and I had five of these along my driveway at the previous property ~ withstood extreme heat, frost in winter and the occasional dusting of snow! AJ

The Chinese snowball viburnum has a lot going for it: virtually no insect or disease pressures, height, spectacular glistening white blossoms, and cut flowers by the buckets. This makes this heirloom that’s strutting its stuff right now in the Sou

Snow Princess Lobularia is not your grandma's Sweet Alyssum! This plant will provide large pillows of white all season, with incredible vigor plus heat and drought toleramce. What is unusual is that it also withstands cool temps very well too, causing it to last in your garden through several frosts. Wonderful in containers on its own or in the landscape.

Snow Princess® - Sweet Alyssum - Lobularia hybrid

Snow Princess Lobularia is not the alyssum plant you may have grown years ago. This is a heat tolerant, cool tolerant wonder, with waves of white that will brighten your landscape all season.

HOT and DRY. Drought tolerant Ice  Plant (Delosperma) is right at home along this cement curbside. Few sun perennials can take such less-than-forgiving locations yet still provide months of bloom all summer long.

MAILBOX --HOT and DRY. Drought tolerant Ice Plant (Delosperma) is right at home along this cement curbside. Few sun perennials can take such less-than-forgiving locations yet still provide months of bloom all summer long.

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