Today’s photo was taken in the garden of Kristin Green in Bristol, Rhode Island. I was walking around her charming, in-town garden recently when I rounded the far corner of the house and was floored by this combo of dramatic colors, shapes, and textures. Dreamy!
The plants in this combo include:
Butterbur (Petasites japonicus, USDA Hardiness Zones 5-9)
‘Ellen’s Blue’ butterfly bush (Buddleia ‘Ellen’s Blue’, Zones 5-9)
Black Lace™ elderberry (Sambucus nigra ‘Eva’, Zones 4-7)
Bigleaf hydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla cv., Zones 5-9)
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