Trees and plants for an English Garden....... - Knowledgebase Question

los angeles, CA
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Question by t2r2w2
January 8, 2006
One of the first things we want are screening trees, those not having big roots,secondly, only grows to 25feet. We hope to screen out the neighbors side along a low brick wall. Thank YOu. Looking forward.

Answer from NGA
January 8, 2006
English, or Cottage Gardens, typically contain some or all of the following plants:
Trees ? ornamental trees such as Redbud, Mountain Laurel, Mexican Plum, Desert Willow, Wild Olive
Shrubs ? Wax myrtle, Bay Laurel, Sweet Olive, Loquat, Antique Roses, Plumbego, Fig, Flowering Almond, Pomegranate
Spire and Tall Perennials ? Sunflowers, Larkspur, Poppies, Indigo Spires Salvia, Bee Balm, Cleome, Iris, *Cosmos, Phlox
Mounding Perennials ? Dianthus, Lavender, Daisies, Pink Skull Cap, Texas Zinnia, Columbine, Jerusalem Sage, Shrimp Plant
Creeping and Filler Plants ? French Thyme, Johnny Jump-Ups, Lamb?s Ear, Wild Strawberry, Herbs of all kinds
Vining and Weaving Plants ? Old Fashioned Roses, Star Jasmine, Hyacinth Bean, Wisteria, Queens Wreath, Sky vine, Morning Glories, Trumpet Vine, Pole Beans, Sponge Gourd.

Hope this list offers you some inspiration!

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