This little garden is seen from inside my house all year round so I created a multi-season show of color and texture. The Hellebous Wester Flisk has chartreuse flowers from December through March along with the Erica x darleyensis Kramers Rote deep pink flowers. The balance is set by the Carex morrowii Variegata with its soft foliage and movement from the slightest breeze. As a designer who uses a lot of conifers in my landscape plans I am particularly fond of the Chamaecyparis pisifera Mops…
Chamaecyparis ‘Oregon Blue Growing as a pyramidal shaped evergreen with weeping branch tips, the attractive outline of the tree glistens throughout the seasons with sprays of lacy-textured, silvery-blue foliage. Left untouched, the eventual height can be around 30' tall, but, since it responds well to trimming, it can be maintained at manageable heights to be suitable for gardens of most sizes (for details refer to the plant care recommendations below).
Autumn's Subtle Charms: As the season winds down, these combos prove that it’s the understated details that matter most. Read the full article here http://www.finegardening.com/plants/articles/autumns-subtle-charms.aspx#
Chamaecyparis 'Boulevard' Nothing makes a more graceful statement than elegant spiral Topiaries framing your front door. Silvery blue-green needle-like foliage shaped into a spiral form creates drama wherever you place it in your landscape. This Cypress holds its wonderful blue color throughout the seasons to give you continuing beauty all year long. http://pennsylvaniapride.com/Details2.php?plantID=6646