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46 Flowers and Plants That Will Upgrade Your Landscaping

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As the winter snow starts to melt and we begin digging our way out of the house, we cannot help but think of warm weather and the plans we have to make the yard resemble something that we can look forward to coming home to.

 

Where do we start?

 

Start where the professionals start! Know the rules or guidelines that the experts follow when designing their landscape. Click on the link below for this helpful link.

Easy Landscape Design Rules Used by the Experts

 

Now that we know this, now we just need some suggestions on different types of plants to use. There are hundreds of possibilities but here are a few of my favorite.


 

Sun Loving Shrubs


 

1. Abelia ‘kaleidoscope’



 



2. Camellia sasanqua



 



3. Gardenia ‘August beauty’



 



4. Spiraea ‘Anthony Waterer’



 



5. Cleyera japonica



 



6. Encore Azalea



 



7. Chamaecyparis pisifera



 



8. Holly ‘dwarf yaupon’



 



9. Holly ‘dwarf burfordi’



 



10. Hydrangea ‘limelight’



 



11. Indian Hawthorne ‘Eleanor Tabor’


 



12. Loropetalum ‘purple diamond’


 


13. Nandina ‘firepower’


 


14. Osmanthus fragrans

 


15. Plum Yew ‘prostrata’


 


16. Rose ‘double knockout’


 


17. Rose Red Drift


 


18. Viburnum Chinese Snowball


 




Perennials


 

19. Buddleia davidii




 



20. Canna lily



 



21. Coreopsis verticillata



 



22. Daylily ‘Stella de Oro’



 



23. Dianthus ‘Firewitch’



 




24. Echinacea ‘purple cone flower’




 




25. Creeping Phlox




 




26. Sedum ‘Angelina’




 




27. Sedum ‘Autumn Joy’




 




28. Rudbeckia black eyed susan




 


 

Annuals

 


29. Cordyline x ‘jurred’




 



30. Pennisetum purple fountain grass



 




31. Gerber daisy




 



32. Lantana ‘confetti’



 



33. Mexican Heather Cuphea



 




34. Pentas




 




Ornamental Grasses


 

35. Pennisetum Dwarf fountain grass




 




36. Liriope Muscari




 




37. Sweet Flag




 




38. Festuca ‘blue fescue’




 




39. Japanese silver grass Miscanthus




 




40. Miscanthus ‘maiden grass’




 




41. Muhlenbergia capallaris





 



Vines


 

42. Akebia quinata




 




43. Bignonia capreolata “crossvine”




 




44. Jasmine ‘confederate’




 




45. Jessamine Carolina




 




46. Lady Banks rose




 


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Posted 2015-02-08T17:09:22+0000  by Ingar_HD_ATL Ingar_HD_ATL
 

Leave it to me to like more plants than the community will allow me to post pictures of. Anyways, here are some more of my favorite plants. Any questions, feel free to hit me up here.


GROUNDCOVERS

 

Ajuga reptans

 

Lysmachia, Creeping Jenny

 

Ophiopogon japonicas ‘nanus’ mondo grass

 

Vinca minor perewinkle

 

SHADE LOVING

 

Aucuba japonica

 

Azalea Hybrid

 

Ferns

 

Heuchera ‘coral bells’

 

Hosta

 

Leucothoe axillaris

 

Mahonia bealei

 

Rhododendron

 

SPECIMEN PLANTS

 

Arborvitae ‘Green Giant’

 

Leyland cypress

 

Holly ‘savannah’

 

Holly ‘Sky Pencil’

 

Hydrangea Macrophylla

 

Japanese maple bloodgood

 

 


 

Posted 2015-02-08T17:19:16+0000  by Ingar_HD_ATL
All the pictures are so helpful for knowing which plants to pick out to thrive!
Posted 2015-02-09T01:38:52+0000  by Cree
 
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