Good friend of the GPOD Cherry Ong is taking us alongside right this moment to go to Bellevue Botanical Backyard in Bellevue, Washington.

tall yellow flowers in front of fluffy pink shrubThe flowers and glaucus leaves of Rudbeckia maxima (Zones 5–9) stand tall towards a terrific backdrop of smokebush (Cotinus coggygria, Zones 5–8).

hydrangea with large white blooms next to spiky foliage plantA unbelievable distinction between a hydrangea (Hydrangea paniculata, Zones 3–8) and a yucca.

close up of container planting with red flowers and colorful foliageCherry says that seeing this and different spectacular welcome containers on the entrance made one her mates say, “All of us positively need to up our coleus recreation subsequent yr!”

colorful garden sculpture in amongst giant foliage plantA cool backyard sculpture rises up over the massive leaves of a gunnera (Gunnera manicata, Zones 8–10). Gunneras have a number of the largest, coolest leaves of any backyard perennial however could be troublesome to develop in most climates, as they require each delicate winters and funky summers to thrive.

three stacked stone sculptures in the gardenStacked stone sculptures with the cool, dangling flowers of Datisca cannaniba (Zones 4–8)

close up of bright blue flowersBlues for the backyard are at all times great, and this willow gentian (Gentiana asclepiadea, Zones 6–8) is to die for!

hydrangea with large blue flowers between ferns and other foliage plantsExtra unimaginable blue from a hydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla, Zones 5–9)

bright green Japanese forest grass along a garden pathEasy however efficient: stunning lots of Japanese forest grass (Hakonechloa macra, Zones 5–9)

cut arrangement of branches and seed headsA lower association of branches and seed heads doesn’t want flowers to be good.

close up of garden bench with mass planting of pink and white flowers surroundingBig lots of gaura (Oenothera lindheimeri, Zones 5–9) within the city meadow backyard encompass a bench like lots of of butterflies.


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