Cheri Barnett shared some incredible photos of her Toronto garden with us recently, Four Seasons in Toronto, and we’re thrilled that she agreed to share some more images of her lush garden with us today. She says,
In June, my garden displays a vivid selection of chartreuse with Japanese forest grass (Hakonechloa macra, Zone 5 – 9), hostas, variegated sedum (Sedum ‘Autumn Charm’ Zone 3 – 9), Paul’s Gold juniper (Juniperus chinensis ‘Paul’s Gold’, Zones 3 – 8) contrasted with lovely purple flowers cascading from waterfall Serbian bellflower (Campanula poscharskyana, Zone 3 – 9).
In spring, my variegated iris (Iris pallida ‘Variegata’, Zone 3 – 9) spires, attract attention, along with the variegated hostas, dark leaved heucheras and flowering lamium (Lamium maculatum, Zone 4 – 8).
White David Phlox (Phlox paniculata ‘David’ Zone 4 – 8) provide height behind the dark sedum. In the front, orange and yellow sunset gaillardia (Gaillardia x grandiflora, Zone 5 – 9) show their robust colors beside a variegated hosta, and variegated iris.
Diablo crocosmia (Crocosmia ‘Diablo’ Zone 6 – 9) shows off its radiant scarlet flowers. In the background is a variegated phlox, a blue star juniper (Juniperus squamata ‘Blue Star’ Zone 4 – 8), and a variegated hosta.
A colourful mix of phlox, displayed with Veronica spicata (spike speedwell, Zones 3-8) towering over Japanese painted ferns (Anthyrium niponicum ‘Pictum’ Zone 5 – 8), and a ‘June’ hosta. Hummingbirds, bees and butterflies adore these flowers.
A stone cherub waiting under the snow, excited for the new season of gardening that is about to start!
*Correction: The garden in Cheri’s recent submission, Four Seasons in Toronto, were misattributed at publication. The original post credited the gardener as Deanna Cobb. This is incorrect. Cheri Barnett is the gardener. Thanks to Cheri for her understanding, and for sending in more pictures for us to enjoy.