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December 18, 2006

Centaurea montana ‘Alba’

Filed under: Flower,Plants,Spring Interest,Summer Interest — Robin @ 1:10 pm

Unusual pure white cultivar of the perennial Centaurea montana.  Likes a moist but well drained soil in sun or partial shade and flowers from late spring to mid summer

Summer Planting Combination

Filed under: Flower,Plant Combinations,Plants,Summer Interest — Robin @ 9:00 am

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To remind everyone of the warm days of summer

A nice planting combination for a summer herbaceous mid border.  Verbena bonariensis combined with Pennisetum

This photo was taken at Hardwick Hall in Derbyshire, UK

More information about the gardens at Hardwick can be found here

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