Flower bed in front lawn

Siobhan Kavanagh asked 13 years ago
I have a lawn 10ft x 15ft and I want to put a border around 2 sides of it, under the living room window and down the side. I am thinking of going in there for a few shrubs and perennials. I am thinking of 3 pink winter heathers, 3 dwarf dahlias (purple), 3 perennial lavenders and 3 of something else. I also want something a little bit taller for the centre piece, the window is 1ft off the ground so it can’t be too tall or it will block alot of light. What would you suggest?

1 Answers

Gerry Daly Staff answered 4 years ago
Since most of the plants you have are low, you could use a pillar shape tree for contrast, such as a pencil juniper, ideally, the small-growing Juniperus communis ‘Compressa’, which is narrow and small. Or Juniperus ‘Sentinel’ which is taller.

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