Here’s a beautiful, geometric bed designed by Deborah Silver near Detroit, Michigan. Deborah contructed the fountain out of galvanized, acid-washed steel. The formal garden that surrounds it mirrors its style and shape perfectly. There are no curves in the structure of this garden, but its rigidity is softened by the sperical shapes of both the plants and the movable garden art. The plants surrouding the fountain include golden Scotch moss (Sagina subulata ‘Aurea’, USDA Hardiness Zones 4-7), a trailing variegated plectranthus (Plectranthus cv., Zones 10-11), white-flowering New Guinea impatiens (Impatiens cv., annual), and ‘Green Gem’ boxwood (Buxus ‘Green Gem’, 6-9).
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