Design, Perennial Kidney Shape

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Plants

A Tall Ornamental Grass 1 Plant

B Daylily ‘Happy Returns’ 2 Plants

C Geranium 5 Plants

D Baby’s Breath 1 Plant

E Dianthus Pink 5 Plants

F Rudbeckia ‘Goldstrum’ 2 Plants

G Purple Coneflowers 2 Plants

H Bee Balm – Scarlet 1 Plant

 

Materials

1 – 4 cu. ft. Peat Moss

1 – 4 cu. ft. Pa-Lite

3-5 lbs. 5-10-5 Garden Fertilizer

1 – Scoop Premium Mulch

 

Kidney Garden

Alternative Selections

 

A Butterfly Bush ‘Pink Delight’ – Pure pink blooms are borne in dense trusses, 12 to 15 inches long. Easy to grow and attractive to butterflies.

 

B Purple Coneflower – Excellent cut flower loved by butterflies and goldfinch.

 

C Salvia – Blooms early summer on neat, compact plants that grow 16 to 20 inches tall.

 

D Sedum – Grows in dry soil. Fall blooming favorite.

 

E Coreopsis – Height 12 to 24 inches. Foliage divided, fern-like. Long bloomer of starry flowers.

 

F Shasta Daisy – Free-flowering summer daisies grow 10 to 15 inches tall. Foliage is deep green. Single white flowers bloom from late spring into summer.

 

G Phlox – A compact, sturdy grower, 30 inches tall, it never needs staking. Foliage is mildew resistant.

 

H Coral Bell – A perennial favorite loved by hummingbirds.