Three More Sets of Combos

rob333April 10, 2002

I know I just posted, by my mind got to going and I thought of three more combinations:

Blue forget-me-nots

White candytuft, evergreen

Lilac creeping Phlox

Yellow evening primrose

Burgundy Lupines as a backdrop

Blue asters (mixed in the primrose area)

Pink Dianthus

Blue Gentiana

Anyone done these? Anyone have any thoughts about these? I haven't done them yet, just thinking about them. All the combinations listed have the same growing conditions. That part I know, I just don't know about bloom times or unthought of aspects?

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quirkpod(7 Lewisville NC)

Candytuft and Myosotis are blooming right now here in zone 6 Boston. Those 2 would look good together. I assume you mean Myosotis? Did you know that there are 3 completely different unrelated species of Forget-me-nots? Mysotis "European FMN" (biennial), Brunnera (perennial), Cynoglossom "Chinese FMN" (annual).

    Bookmark   April 21, 2002 at 1:55PM
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rob333

Actually, the Myosotis and Candytuft didn't do well together. I think they were too much alike. The Candytuft that looked good was contrasted against a bigger bloom.

Let you know the rest when I find out...

Here is a link that might be useful: Candytuft companion

    Bookmark   April 16, 2003 at 9:03AM
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rob333

OOPS!

Here is a link that might be useful: Try again on Candytuft

    Bookmark   April 16, 2003 at 9:05AM
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katybird_PA(z6 PA)

Love your pictures!!!
I got a digital camera for christmas, so once I get all the technical stuff worked out I should be able to post too. Hopefully the pictures will be gorgeous rather than garish, but the combos don't always play in the garden like they do in my mind.

    Bookmark   April 25, 2003 at 3:09PM
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