At this time we’re visiting Lisa Countryman’s backyard in Hillsboro, Ohio.
Hanging baskets are a straightforward solution to convey a backyard into any area. Within the foreground, the hanging basket combines a flower-covered begonia (Begonia hybrid, Zone 10–11 or as an annual) with variegated bigleaf vinca (Vincamain, Zones 7–10 or as an annual) trailing down.
In one other lovely hanging basket, a begonia is paired with an expensive progress of ‘Silver Falls’ dichondra (Dichondraargentea ‘Silver Falls’, Zones 8–11 or as an annual). Planted in floor, the dichondra will unfold to make a floor cowl, however in a container or hanging basket it’s going to path down dramatically.
Generally the very best characteristic of the backyard is the view! Leaving the view open will be an effective way to “borrow” the panorama past what is definitely in your backyard to dramatic impact.
A candy little container of succulents. Succulents will be the only option for these kinds of nontraditional pots—so long as they’ve drainage holes—as a result of they’ll tolerate the small quantity of soil that may dry out simply.
One other splendidly uncommon planter—this one somewhat pink automobile stuffed with annuals! The small white flowers are candy alyssum (Lobulariamaritima, annual). This annual tends to choose cooler climate, however a number of the new varieties will bloom properly for a protracted stretch of the summer season.
Succulents are usually grown for his or her lovely foliage, however this Echeveria (probably the range ‘Blue Waves’, Zones 9–11 or as an annual or houseplant) is displaying that the flowers will be fascinating as properly. These are an exquisite tender orange shade that goes completely with the foliage.
Return of the red-car planter, this time overflowing with white petunias (Petunia hybrid, annual).
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