Salvias, also called sages, are some of the most versatile plants around. Most varieties are wonderfully drought tolerant and feature beautiful flowers with pleasantly scented, attractive foliage. Plus, garden pests typically ignore the plants.
Cottage Garden With Black Picket Fence Relaxed plantings are typical of a cottage garden design. Pink and red flowers line a stone walkway surrounded by pebbles and a black picket fence in this garden for a classic cottage design.
Front Entry Flower Bed Unique by Design: Canna (zone Knock-out roses (zone Black & Blue Salvia (zone Gaura (not yet blooming, zone Lambs Ear (zone Purple Heart (zone Daylily and Begonias (zone If you lived in zone would be perfect.
Install a white fence for curb appeal. A low fence like this is both playful and proper. Dressed with roses and fronted with mounding perennials, it makes a welcome entry from the street or sidewalk. (If we ever put up that white picket fence!