Sunny Spaces
These three combinations are great candidates for the sunniest spots around the house.
The Tall and Short of It
The mixed heights and colors of this combination make for an especially pleasing display. Use well-drained soil to keep plants happy.
What Plants? How Many? Hardy to Zone:
Delphinium elatum 'Blue Bird'
1 3
Black-Eyed Susan
Rudbeckia hirta
1 3
African Lily
Agapanthus 'Rancho White'
1 8
Salvia x superba 'May Night'
2 4
Cat Thyme
Teucrium marum
1 9
Alyssum montanum
1 7

High Drama
Plant this colorful combination in moist, rich soil and provide ample watering.
What Plants? How Many? Hardy to Zone:
Phormium 'Rainbow Warrior'
1 8
Chinese Fringe Flower
Loropetalum 'Burgundy'
1 7
Hemerocallis 'Stella d'Oro'
1 5

Diminutive Pleasures
Give this combination a bed of well-drained soil, and trim older Phormium leaves to maintain shorter growth.
What Plants? How Many? Hardy to Zone:
Dwarf Golden Arborvitae
Thuja orientalis 'Aurea Nana Berckmanii'
1 6
Japanese Garden Juniper
Juniperus procumbens 'Green Mound'
1 2
Phormium 'Jack Spratt'
1 7
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