Harry, did you
have to do anything special to grow hosta in with the
I tried a
couple of years ago, planted some in with nuda, but the hosta did
back the next
I hope you
will be posting pix of these soon.
Sam I Am
another is the rich deep blue of
abiqua drinking gourd as it struggles for
prominence with the black
mottled canes of nigra bamboo (phyllostachys nigra)
i also have another a.
drinking gourd with a huge green dissectum maple
"accidently" planted on top
of it. nice subtle contrast in textures, colors,
and visual weight.
also, h. 'uguis', though unpronounceable, looks tremendous with the red lacy
textured foliage of a. 'crimson queen' (jap maple). this unusal color
to be added to more locations to play with i think.
mondo(kewl next to uguis i bet??) (ophiopogon arabicus 'ebony
to and mingled with the 'powis castle' artemesia is a bold combo
in my black
and silver mailbox garden. (bet some of the tall purple
would be hot providing a tall lance thru the lacy foliage, too.)
there are some of 'jane bath's "pinks" in that bed too, the blue foliage
mixes well (blue is close to silver), as well as a few blue sedum.
my black and blue garden?? (and silver??)
german beardeds (iris) opened today for me, mine are 2 tone purples,
dark blues, Lu's are a pale yellow.
my white iris tectorum are in full
bloom, and the blue tect's are just
starting . they look incredible
planted in proximity with the dark gray lava
rock i love to carve into
basins and lanterns.
the 'sensitive fern' is devouring my side berm.
nuthin sensitive about it.
anybody want roots??
weeds, and dig red jap maples too!!!!
o ya, and also at Lu's -the 'forest
ohhhhh my !!! the flowers are and have been gone, but
that foliage color.
petition her to send pix.
y'all take care.
nawuth of the chattahoochie
we do not
create the beauty, we only point out the beauty God has created
hand carved stone water