July 1, 2016
By Joan Grabel
Although not a complete list of all plants in bloom, this article will feature a few to look for while in the gardens.
For a SUMMER SYMPHONY OF PURPLE you can use all the plants listed, paying attention to their height and size, and placing in patterns to achieve the style desired.
IN YOUR GARDEN
For a Contemporary look:
Placing plants in a structured mass or in a repetitive minimal pattern will give your garden a contemporary style. The key is to place them in a rectilinear or minimal pattern with an intentional rhythm. For example, placing ‘Munstead’ lavender in a rectilinear pattern with a row of the shorter ‘Violet Cloud’ skullcap in front would be dynamic.