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Colorful Cottage Garden Plan

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If you go for a romantic cottage-style look, try this garden plan, which will give you long-lasting color and beauty.

Cottage Garden Planting Plan

Traditional cottage gardens often use a picket fence as a backdrop, but you can also use a wall or evergreen hedge. The idea is to create a backdrop to highlight the lovely flowers. The bed measures approximately 8'x4' and should be placed in full sun.

Plant List

Shasta daisy (Leucanthemum x superbum), Zones 4-9
B. Lobelia, annual
C. Bearded iris (Iris x germanica), Zones 3-10
D. Brazilian verbena (Verbena bonariensis), Zones 7-11, or annual
E. Rose (Rosa spp.), Zones 5-9, depending on cultivar
F. Delphinium 'Pacific Giant', Zones 3-7
G. Foxglove (Digitalis purpurea), biennial Zones 4-9
H. Nasturtium (Tropaeolum majus), annual
I. English lavendar (Lavandula angustifolia), Zones 5-8
J. Vinca (Catharanthus roseus), annual