Can't get enough of them, and no garden is complete without a few,(or who am I kidding, ... dozens), of succulents, as well as some complementary bromeliads such as Dyckias and Aechmea recurvata cultivars that can handle full hot sun. Again, even if nothing ever bloomed here, the color contrasts and variations on a theme complement each other. Echeverias, Sedums, Aloes, I could actually design a garden only using these 3 plant groups, but not being a real minimalist, I've never tried such…
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Enjoy bold, beautiful color in the shady corners of your yard with the latest garden design tips. Mix and match shade-tolerant annuals, perennials, and shrubs to make every inch of your yard a stunning getaway.
Blazing Star Liatris Dense purple flowers attract butterflies to the garden! Blazing Star Liatris is drought resistant and makes a wonderful cut flower. Light: Full sun to partial shade Blooms: Mid to late summer Height: 2-3' Size: 6-8 cm bulbs