Summer Cottage-Blooming Cottage Garden Border Plan

10′ x 18′



A.  Dwarf Alberta Spruce –

  • Mature Height: 6-8 feet
  • Mature Width:4-5 feet

B. Barberry Upright

Height: 6 feet

Spread: 5 feet

Sunlight:  full sun  partial shade

C. Yew Taxus Hicksii – This is a tall, columnar yew that can reach 2-‘ tall

D.  Bluestar

Common Bluestar (Amsonia tabernaemontana)

Light: Full Sun, Partial
Soil: Sand, Loam, Clay
Moisture: Medium, Moistne
Height: 2′-3′
Blooms: May, June

E.  Rose New Dawn

Rose New Dawn

  • Height: 12’+
  • Fragrance: Yes
  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Blooms In: June-Sept

F. Rose Blaze Improved

Blaze Improved Climbing Rose

Bloom Start To End Early Summer – Early Fall
Habit Climbing
Plant Height 10 ft – 15 ft
Plant Width 6 ft – 8 ft
Bloom Size 2 in – 3 in

G.  Rose Nearly Wild

Height: 2.00 to 3.00 feet
Spread: 2.00 to 3.00 feet
Bloom Time: May to frost
Bloom Description: Pink with yellow stamen clump
Sun: Full sun to part shade
H.  Knautia macedonica
Height: 1.50 to 2.00 feet
Spread: 1.50 to 2.00 feet
Bloom Time: July to September
Bloom Description: Burgundy
Sun: Full sun
I.  Delphinium Voelkerfrieden
J.  Tall Bearded Iris
K.  Hosta Montana
Height 37″
L. Lavender
M.  Balloon Flower
N.  Asiatic Lily
O.  Allium Gladiator
Allium Gladiator 3′ – 4′
P.  Reblooming Daylily Happy Returns Height 15″ – 17″
Q. Salvia May Night
R. Geranium Maculatum [Cranesbill]
Geranium maculatum (Wild geranium)
S. Geranium Johnson’s Blue
T. Serbian Bellflower 4″ – 6″ High 18″ – 23″ Wide
U.  Peachleaf Bellflower
 18″ – 24″ High
V.  Mallow Malva alcea var. fastigiata)
W.  Coreopsis Creme Brulee
X. Rudbeckia Irish Eyes
Y.  Fern Leaf Peony
Z. Veronica Sunny Border Blue
AA. Lamb’s Ears

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