We frequently hear from Cherry Ong when she’s touring to go to a wonderful public backyard, however immediately she’s letting us in to see her dwelling backyard in Richmond, British Columbia. She says that she’s discovered to like fall and is sharing the great thing about her shade backyard with photos she took in early October.
Cherry makes use of foliage to nice impact. Right here a heat Heuchera (Zones 5–9) is paired with the brilliant yellow foliage of Mexican orange (Choisya ternata ‘Sundance’, Zones 7–10). The yellow foliage impact is backed up by a giant clump of Japanese forest grass (Hakonechloa macra ‘Aurea’, Zones 5–9).
How is THAT for foliage impact? A variegated skimmia (Skimmia japonica, Zones 7–9) seems wonderful with its distinction of pink flower buds towards the leaves.
An ideal foliage mixture: The divided leaves of the hellebore (Helleborus hybrid, Zones 4–9) distinction fantastically in each texture and colour with the broad, silver leaves of Siberian bugloss (Brunnera macrophylla, Zones 3–8).
This darkish Japanese maple (Acer palmatum, Zones 5–9) seems all of the darker with a sunny Japanese forest grass as a backdrop.
I really like the darkish, shiny foliage of this begonia (Begonia hybrid, hardiness varies by cultivar, normally grown as annuals)
Toad lily (Tricyrtis formosana, Zones 4–9) is a quiet presence within the shade backyard till it explodes into bloom every fall.
Every toad lily flower is fantastically speckled with purple.
Cheerful pots filled with foliage
A glance out into the backyard reveals a beautyberry (Callicarpa sp., Zones 5–9) loaded down with purple berries.
This beautyberry resides as much as its identify.
A closing view of Cherry’s backyard
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