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Meadow Border

The Meadow Border includes plants that can be found in their wild form in the Wildflower Meadow beyond, such as achilleas, cranesbills, grases, daisies, echinops, lythrum and agastache. There colours are mainly oranges and blues with splashes of pinks and yellows.

Meadow Border with Wildflower Meadow after cutting
Meadow Border with Wildflower Meadow after cutting
Kniphofias and Agastache
Kniphofias and Agastache

As this is an island bed, shapes are important - hence the contrast between flat heads of achilleas, heleniums and echinaceas, the spherical heads of echinops, the vertical effect of lythrum, kniphofias and aconitum and the rounded forms of groups of nepetas, potentillas, asters and eupatorium.

Eryngium and Crocosmia
Eryngium and Crocosmia
Kniphofia 'Tawny King'
Kniphofia 'Tawny King'
Echinacea and Helenium
Echinacea and Helenium
Blues and oranges in High Summer
Blues and oranges in High Summer
Ligularia and kniphofia in August
Ligularia and kniphofia in August