Today’s photos come from Crystal Detamore and her garden in Virginia.
This is a lovely dark-leaved heuchera hybrid. Though hardy to a wide range of climates, hybrid heucheras can be short lived in Southern gardens. To get the most out of them, ensure they have good drainage.
Repeated clumps of lavender catmint (Nepeta × faassenii, Zones 3–8) pull this beautiful scene together and draw your eye to the focal point in the distance.
Though rabbit and deer don’t like ornamental onions, bees certainly do!
A cloud of lavender catmint complements a rose bush.
Looking out at the garden over the flowers of an oakleaf hydrangea (Hydrangea quercifolia, Zones 5–9).
Dewdrops on the voluptuous petals of a bearded iris (Iris hybrid, Zones 3–8).
Closeup of a honeybee stopping by some catmint flowers for a little snack.
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