Right now we’re visiting with Lisa Chapman.
Hello from Waxhaw, North Carolina (Zone 8a/7b). Thanks for that includes me within the GPOD this previous November. It was completely the most effective early Christmas current. (See Lisa’s North Carolina Backyard.)
I’m sharing just a few up to date photos of some new issues rising within the backyard. I’ve accomplished quite a lot of work in my rock backyard this season, the place I’ve centered on incorporating various drought-tolerant vegetation for my principally full-sun backyard.
My canine, affectionately nicknamed Canis Lupus Hortulus, is at all times able to assist in the backyard. Right here she is observing a bumblebee concerning the irises (Iris ensata ‘Variegata’, Zones 4–9) on our pool deck.
On this backyard the irises combine with ‘Wildberry’ heuchera (Heuchera ‘Wildberry’, Zones 5–9), dusty miller (Jacobaea maritima, Zones 7–10), lantana (Lantana camara, Zones 8–11 or as an annual), and gomphrena (Gomphrena globosa, Zones 9–11 or as an annual).
Right here, vegetation are having fun with a rain bathe on the again patio. Pictured within the forefront are Caladium (Zones 9–11 or as a young bulb), blue star fern (Phlebodium aureum, Zones 8–12), and the leaves of a potted crimson cabbage (Brassica oleracea, annual) association. Within the again, a potager field of kale (Brassica oleracea, annual), chives (Allium schoenoprasum, Zones 3–9), vinca (Catharanthus roseus, Zones 9–11 or as an annual), Dichondra (Zones 7–9 or as an annual), Petunia (Zones 10–11 or as an annual), Japanese eggplant (Solanum melongena, Zones 10–11 or as an annual), Persian protect (Strobilanthes dyeriana, Zones 9–11 or as an annual), dill (Anethum graveolens, annual), and a bunch of different vegetation tucked inside. Pots of fig (Ficus carica, Zones 7–10), pomegranate (Punica granatum, Zones 7–10), and olive timber (Olea europaea, Zones 8–10) line the patio adjoining to the field.
In my rock backyard, drought-tolerant Artemisia (‘Powis Citadel’ and ‘Silver Brocade’, Zones 4–9) distinction with ‘Pink Rombrero’ coneflower (Echinacea ‘Pink Rombrero’, Zones 5–9), purple sage (Salvia officinalis, Zones 4–10), and the flutter of Mexican feather grass (Nassella tenuissima, Zones 6–10).
Additionally within the rock backyard are Spanish lavender (Lavandula stoechas, Zones 8–9) and ‘Strawberry Sensation’ yarrow (Achillea ‘Strawberry Sensation’, Zones 4–9). This yarrow has change into a shock stunner!
Brazilian vervain (Verbena bonariensis, Zones 7–10 or as an annual), with silvery ‘Powis Citadel’ artemisia.
A freshly picked backyard bouquet of ‘Jacob Cline’ bee balm (Monarda ‘Jacob Cline’, Zones 3–8), veronica (Veronica spicata, Zones 3–8), mint (Mentha, Zones 3–11), and yarrow.
Mystic sequence dahlia (Dahlia × variabilis, Zones 8–11 or as a young bulb)
Painted rex begonia (Begonia hybrid, Zones 9–11 or as an annual)
Thanks for trying. Discover me within the backyard @pondandperrygarden on Instagram and at Pond&PerryGarden on Fb. Greatest needs for the most effective gardening season but!
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