White Picket Fence Flowers - Knowledgebase Question

Medford, Ma
Question by rosenfeldhay
February 20, 2010
What is the best combination of flowers to plant along a white picket fence that will bloom/show throughout spring and summer? I live in New England (Medford, MA). Thank you!


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Answer from NGA
February 20, 2010

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Sounds like it could become a cottage garden. If that's the look you're going for, choose delphiniums, foxglove, hollyhocks, and lupines. Heuchera, Monarda, Polemonium, Primula and Viola are great low growing plants. Add Rudbeckia, Veronica, Cosmos, Scabiosa and Snapdragons for cutting and fill in with Coreopsis, Echinacea, Gaillardia, Heliopsis, Malva, Poppy, Russian Sage, and Shasta Daisy. Enjoy your beautiful garden!

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