I love this layered planting on the edge of the woods at Cornell Plantations in Ithaca, New York. A small hosta (perhaps ‘Golden Tiara’?) along the front edge gives way to a swath of extravagantly blooming rodgersias next, and then comes a row of large ferns before the darkness beyond begins to take over. Beautiful, eh? A large border doesn’t have to be complicated. Sometimes just a few different plants do the trick, and quite nicely at that!
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