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Desert beauties adorn this garden in Scottsdale

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  • At the home's front entrance, purple verbena softens structural plants ― yucca, golden barrel cactus, and lady's slipper.

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For best effects, plant cactus and succulents in big, bold-looking pots, which look best with plants of substance and character. In garden beds, set cactus and succulents among flowering groundcovers, such as purple verbena or a sprinkling of wildflowers, for a soft counterpoint.

DESIGN: Steven Rogers, landscape architect, Sonoran Desert Designs, Cave Creek, AZ (480/595-6400)

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