Three great border plans

Cool perennials

A. Purple coneflower ( Echinacea purpurea; 4 inch)
B. False heather ( Cuphea hyssopifolia; 1 gal.)
C. Gaura lindheimeri 'Passionate Blush' (1 gal.)
D. Salvia 'Waverley' (1 gal.)
E. Heuchera micrantha 'Palace Purple' (1 gal.)
F. Purple fountain grass (1 gal.)
G. Artemisia pycnocephala 'David's Choice' (1 gal.)
H. Dwarf purple fountain grass ( Pennisetum setaceum 'Eaton Canyon'; 1 gal.)
I. Flowering maple ( Abutilon hybrid 'Mobile Pink'; 1 gal.)
J. Hydrangea macrophylla (existing)

 

 

Flowers and edibles

A. Ornamental pepper ( Capsicum annuum 'Black Pearl'; 4 inch)
B. 'Mrs. Burns' lemon basil (4 inch)
C. 'Dark Opal' basil (4 inch)
D. Salvia ( S. longispicata x farinacea 'Mystic Spires Blue'; 4 inch)
E. Green sedge ( Carex dipsacea; 4 inch)
F. 'Siam Queen' Thai basil (4 inch)
G. 'Genovese' basil (4 inch)
H. Cuphea llavea 'Flamenco Rumba' (4 inch)
I. Red verbena (4 inch)
J. 'Cayenne' pepper (4 inch)
K. 'Listada de Gandia' Italian eggplant (4 inch)
L. Rose (existing)

 

 

Tropical jewels

A. New Zealand flax ( Phormium tenax; existing)
B. Blood flower ( Asclepias curassavica 'Silky Deep Red'; 4 inch)
C. Lily turf ( Liriope muscari 'Majestic'; 1 gal.)
D. Celosia mix (sixpack)
E. 'Frau Louise Mayer' dahlia (1 gal.)
F. 'Park Record' semicactus dahlia (1 gal.)
G. Red and yellow cannas (existing)
H. 'Kelvin Floodlight' dahlia (1 gal.)
I. Mondo grass ( Ophiopogon japonicus; 4 inch)
J. 'Profusion Apricot' zinnia (sixpack)
K. Giant bird of paradise ( Strelitzia nicolai; 5 gal.)
L. 'Brilliant' hibiscus ( Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Brilliant'; 5 gal.)
M. Sweet potato vine ( Ipomoea batatas 'Marguerite'; 4 inch; in pot)
N. Ruffled taro ( Colocasia esculenta 'Ruffles'; 1 gal.; in pot)

O. 'Kanga Red' kangaroo paw (1 gal.)