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Flowerbed of perennials: selection of colors & design-design

Flowerbed of perennials: selection of colors & design-design

The garden is especially beautiful during flowering, but in order to please you with their blooming during the spring, all summer and autumn, you need to create one or more flower beds and choose plants and flowers, hardy and flowering from may to September. Making beds of perennial flowers will create a flower bed where the plants will sprout, grow and bloom in one place. You don’t have to every year to sow seeds, to plant seedlings, but for this bed, of course, also need to take care to adjust the growth of flowers, remove dead leaves and blossoms, to watch, to weed.

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How to make a bed that will look fabulous in spring, summer and autumn, before the cold weather? Making beds of perennial flowers is complicated by the fact that the flowering period of many of them short-lived, and need to pick up flowers so that the plants that stopped flowering, it was possible to close bloom. When choosing perennials for beds should take into account not only their height and color but also bloom time.

Flowerbed of spring perennials

Bulbs begin to bloom in early spring and nearing the end of its bloom in early June, will make the garden bright and festive. First bloom Scilla, snowdrops, Muscari hyacinths, crocuses, hyacinths, and then gradually replace them tulips, daffodils, hazel, Lily. Scheme beds of early bulbous perennials can be compiled into several versions – closer to the edge to plant Scilla and Muscari, then – tulips in different shades.

Muscari and tulips

Beautiful spring flower bed work, if you combine melkolukovichnye and krupnoblochnye, for example, Muscari and tulips Terry


In late spring blooming irises, beautiful bulbous flowers. They usually form a separate bed, and if the use of irises of different shades, from their flowering is difficult to look away

Daffodils, tulips, Muscari

The spring splendor of tulips, daffodils and Muscari. The edges of the Avenue of Muscari planted patches of tulips and daffodils. If space in the garden a little, even a small group of these flowers will transform any garden area

If the bed is round in the center will look beautiful tulips framed by delicate fragrant Muscari. Well the tulips and daffodils planted as groups, and still in the manner of the Moorish lawn. And Lily as later flowering bulbous plant usually coexists perfectly with summer flowers.

Avoid dense planting flowers in the flower bed – they need a place to form and grow. To fill the free pore space in the bed can be successfully used groundcover, decorative sawdust and bark. Take care flowers, care for them, and they are all summer and much of the autumn will lift your spirits, give the positive, pure energy of nature and the exquisite beauty.

A range of summer perennials

One of the first low-growing perennials for flower beds blooming primroses, the flowers of various rich shades well planted as a border.

Primroses and hyacinths

Primroses bloom early, when bulbs are still in bloom. You can use this moment creating amazing combinations of colors in the flowerbed. On the background of bright low-growing primroses hyacinths looking pale and unusually


Primrose too many people believe simple colors. You might see the reverse, if you try to create a flower bed, planting flowers of all shades

Over time, the primrose Bud, but their leaves remain fresh and autumn, and of dried leaves of bulbous flower bed to be cleaned. To the undemanding perennials include pansies, violets and daisies.

The rose and Phlox

Roses usually grow apart, but there are plants with which they combine well, for example, Phlox. And time of flowering they are about the same

You can create a bed by combining her roses and Phlox, especially flowers shades pink, white, Burgundy. Rose will also be good to look at us with yarrow and lavender.

roses and Phlox

If you like the combination of roses and Phlox, it is possible to create an interesting planter. Using flowers of one colour, will be even hard to distinguish at first glance, but the contrasting amazingly effective

Over how to make a flower bed using perennials, you need to think carefully – to learn about the features of plants you want to plant about the time of their flowering, the peculiarities of the soil. Methods of breeding perennial plants there are several – propagation by seeds, cuttings, bulbs, root division. You should also know the best time to plant certain flowers.

Many gardeners, having decided to create a beautiful flower bed, plant all your favorite flowers at once. This temptation should try to avoid, and choose some varieties that will bloom all summer, one after another. This is Lily, pelargonium, Foxglove, Catnip. Such wonderful flowers like delphinium, can bloom and for a second time, if after the first flowering of their crop and fertilize.


Delphinium — a beautiful, tall perennial that can 4 years to grow in one place. A good bed of delphinium different varieties and tones, group of colors, or the combination of it with the more tender flowers

A flower bed of tall perennials

A flower bed of tall perennials, successfully combined with each other. Globular flowers of ornamental onions, chamomile, lilies, delphinium planted in groups

Among perennial plants there are strongly growing, which can eventually seize the territory, where there are nearby flowers. It bells, subulate Phlox, violets, Oxalis, spurge. These flowers are good in themselves, but their growth at will can be stopped by using border strips or remove the extra shoots by hand. From «invaders» you can create an entire flower bed, for example, of the bells, which belong to the tall flowers and short subulate Phlox in several shades.

Autumn perennial flowers for flowerbeds

Autumn in the flower bed is filled with asters, santarini (Alpine Aster) and chrysanthemum. Colors of asters is very rich – from white, pale pink and lilac to violet and Burgundy. Autumn bloom and beauty for longer summer flowers, chrysanthemums until frost.

Hosts – the original bar and the decoration of the flower beds

Hosts plants that attract not the beauty of its flowers, and the original form and color of leaves. These plants are versatile – they tolerate heat, cold, drought-tolerant, grow well in the shade and in the sun. Their decorative properties excellent. That is why the hosts are loved by our gardeners. Hosts can form an independent bed and be combined with other colors. Elegant hive hosts with a raised succulent leaves can become the center of the bed where grouped arrangement, hosts can also be one of the tiers of flower beds with plants of different heights. Hosts look great planted under trees, in shaded areas where sun-loving flowers will not grow.

Hosta and geranium of Andrisa

To create flowerbeds used Hosta and geranium of Andrica — a combination of unobtrusive and pleasing to the eye, because sometimes you want a break from bright colors

Host with other redenumi

In this bed are Hosta forms a middle row between Petunia and ferns. Petunia can be replaced by any low perennial

Flowerbed of perennials made with your own hands is a huge scope for creativity, where you can experiment with all your favourite plants and flowers. Try to create in my garden hostory in which different varieties of the host will amaze interesting shape and colors, and in combination with other colors can create an exclusive garden, not unlike any other.

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