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Often called "Lavender Cotton" it really is not a lavender at all.  It's gray santolina, also available in green, and is great for training and trimming in pot as Xmas tree, or for lining walkway.  The grey is perfect for outlining path of walk at night as foliage reflects moonlight and aids in navigating.

Lavender cotton - Santolina chamaecyparissus yellow flowers in July/August

Coral Bells (Heuchera x) 'Plum Pudding' --- Shimmering plum purple foliage with metallic silver highlights creates a tight mound and excellent contrast for its sprays of tiny white flowers and for variegated, silver and golden foliage. Attracts Hummingbirds. Evergreen. Partial to full sun.  LOVE These they grow like wild flowers in midwest!

Plum Pudding Coral Bells - Partial sun tall and Wide. Purple Foliage with early summer blooms.

Herb Container Gardening  For The Apartment Owner - How to have a garden without a yard

Video on Container gardens so the apartment dweller can have a nice herb garden. Video tells how to do

Moon garden... flowers that 'glow' in moonlight.

Nighttime garden, solar garden decor

Create a moonlight garden - White flowers, silver-gray foliage

Peruvian Daffodil Hymenocallis festalis from Netherland Bulb Comapany - Fragrant pure white daffodil-like flowers supported by a small amount of basal green foliage. Peruvian daffodils are easy to grow in full sun to partial shade in well-drained soil. Excellent plant for containers which can then be easily lifted in northern climates where they may not survive the winter if left unprotected.

Peruvian Daffodil Hymenocallis festalis from Netherland Bulb

Molinia caerulea ssp. arundinacea 'Sky Racer' - Google Search

Molinia caerulea ssp. arundinacea 'Sky Racer' - Google Search

A trellis entwined with flowers is always beautiful. I am growing MoonFlowers now to do this with. MoonFlowers will actually 'Glow' at night.

A trellis entwined with flowers is always beautiful. I am growing MoonFlowers now to do this with.

Blatt von Cupressus arizonica Arizona-Zypresse

Blatt von Cupressus arizonica Arizona-Zypresse

Hypericum calycinum

Hypericum calycinum

Sweet gum leaves (Liquidambar styraciflua). Every fall color on one tree.

Gardening Autumn - Fall color on Liquidambar is shades of maroon, yellow, orange and red. - With the arrival of rains and falling temperatures autumn is a perfect opportunity to make new plantations

Another pic of the Aspidistra that would be a cool possibility for the front yard flower bed.

Aspidistra elatior 'Asahi'

Aspidistra elatior 'Cast Iron Plant' Tough foliage plant that thrives even in deep shade…broad strappy evergreen leaves to tall and wide are dramatically frosted white from mid-leaf to the tips. Slowly spreads eventually forming a dense clump. by ada

cytisus x praecox 'All Gold' (Already planted)

cytisus x praecox 'All Gold' (Already planted)

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sessile-durmast-oak-quercus-petraea-quercus-sessiliflora-acorns-and-C0YW00.jpg (1300×955)

Hedera helix Arborescence

Hedera helix Arborescence

Moonlight gardens were planted in medieval Japan using white or pale-colored rocks and sand. Pools of water caught the shine of the moon and white chrysanthemums cast a ghostly profile. In the 1600s, mogul emperor planted a stunning night blooming garden using fragrant and beautiful flowers like jasmine, narcissus and lilies all in white. The photo is an example of a Moon Light Garden that anyone can grow.

Moon garden: a type of garden design meant to be enjoyed in the moonlight. Moon gardens contain white flowers and silvery foliage that seem to sparkle and reflect light. A place to relax, see and smell the sweet fragrance of night-blooming flowers.

PLATINUM® Sage (Salvia daghestanica) is a knockout beauty in the sunny, dry garden. The deep blue-purple flowers contrast with an electric intensity against silver foliage that is indeed stunning.

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