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June 09, 2015

Planting a White Garden on the Pacific Coast

The garden tour is this Saturday.  The Garden Conservancy is hosting it's annual garden tours.  We spruced up this garden for the tour.



Frank and I are leaving early Wednesday and will be adding these plants. I'm so thrilled that I was able to find these gorgeous silver plants from Flora Grubb Gardens:

Stachys 'Bello Grigio'





Convolvulus cneorum



Centaurea gymnocarpa 'Velvet Centaurea'



Chrysanthemum f. 'Chelsea Girl'



Salvia argentea



Here's the plant list for our white garden at Piccolo Fiume in Little River, California:
Rosa rugosa 'Alba'
Rhododendron 'Fragrantisimum Improved'
Agrostemma githago 'Ocean Pearls'
Antirrhinum majus 'Royal Bride'
Armeria maritima 'Abla'
Cosmos bipinnatus 'Snow Puff'
Hydrangea paniculata 'Fire and Ice'
Hydrangea paniculata 'Grandiflora'
Hydrangea quercifolia "Alice'
Papaver hybridum 'Swansdown'
Petunia axillaris 'Wild White Petuna'
Scabiosa atropurpurea 'Snowmaiden'
Viburnum plicatum tomentosum 'Snowflake'
White Agapanthus
Astelia chathamica 'Silver Spears'
Miscanthus sinensis 'Variegatus'
Lobelia erinus 'Laguna White'
Stachys 'Bello Grigio'
Chrysanthemum f. 'Chelsea Girl'
Convolvulus cneorum
Dahlia tree double white
Dahlia x hybrida 'Karma Serena'
Salvia argentea
Centaurea gymnocarpa 'Velvet Centaurea'

Below is the latest planting from two weeks ago and this includes all the plants listed above.

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