This Pinky Winky hydrangea's multicolored blooms bring a touch of class to a country or Farmhouse garden. From Proven Winners plants. For more than 50 photos of country garden ideas visit: http://www.landscapingnetwork.com/pictures/country-landscape-design_33/
Perhaps the best place to begin the story of peonies in the garden is in China. Peonies were known in China as far back as perhaps 1000 BCE. It was not however until the seventh century, during the reign of the Emperor Yang (605-617) of the Sui dynasty, that peonies were thought to have been grown as ornamental plants.
Considered one of best lacecaps, Hydrangea macrophylla 'Lanarth White' shows off large clusters of white florets faintly blushed with blue or pink. Its stiff stems keep the spectacular flowers standing upright. It grows 4 feet tall and wide. Zones 5-9