Collette’s Irish Garden

On the present time we’re headed off to Cork, Ireland, to gape back at some photography from this previous summer season in Collette O’Connell’s garden.

A selection of annuals mingle with perennials, shrubs, and rocks to develop a an excellent deal of garden mattress with a prolonged season of ardour.

A cheery patch of vivid yellow and orange marigolds (Tagetes patula, annual) echoes the warm yellow colours of the foliage of the encompassing shrubs.

An frail tree trunk has been repurposed into a space to hold baskets of geraniums (Pelargonium hybrid, annual).

Neatly mown lawns and trimmed hedges develop a advantageous frame for radiant garden beds.

Soundless pots of annuals, alongside side geraniums and Calibrachoa, stand against a background hedge made up of a tapestry of shapely shrubs.

The just appropriate yellow daisy plant life listed below are the itsy-bitsy annual butter daisy (Melampodium).

Purple geraniums mix with a crimson-and-white dahlia (Dahlia variabilis, Zones 8–10 or as a gradual bulb), red meadow story (Salvia nemorosa, Zones 4–8), and a red dianthus (Dianthus hybrid).

An beautiful prosperous, darkish-crimson Peruvian lily (Alstroemeria, Zones 8–10)

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