Today we’re in Minneapolis, visiting Arianne Baldomero’s garden.
This is a garden filled with flowers and lots of color. In this view, balloon flower (Platycodon grandiflorus, Zones 3–8) takes the foreground, backed up by the beautifully colored leaves of a variegated geranium (Pelargonium hybrid, Zones 9–11 or as an annual) and lots of other blooming annuals and perennials.
Pollinators appreciate the floral display. Here a bumblebee stops by for a little nectar snack.
This garden has plenty of places to sit and enjoy the beauty. The large, chartreuse-leaved shrub in the back is Tiger Eyes sumac (Rhus typhina ‘Bailtiger’, Zones 4–8).
Along the bed beside the fence, showy perennials are backed up by the flora profusion of annuals such as million bells (Calibrachoa hybrid, annual).
The rust-colored garden art here is backed up by warm red and orange flowers and dark purply foliage.
Even on a gray, rainy day, the garden looks beautiful.
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We're often told that gardens look better with big swaths of one particular plant, however this is proof of that fallacy. I love the color and leaf combinations, also the way annuals and perennials work with the wood fence background. Great job. You brightened up my morning.
Your garden is gorgeous! Love your use of red door & chairs as an accent- it looks so happy and cheerful.
Great perennial borders, and like "Rebeccazone7" said you very successfully created a flower garden with many colors and textures, without creating a visually busy garden- you really got this to work out wonderfully with so many varieties to look at!
Love that flagstone patio too- well done!
And oh- that gorgeous iron garden urn looks great with the iron strap ball with the plants!
Love this exuberant garden - makes me happy to look at it! The red Adirondack chairs fit in perfectly.
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