What is EDGE plant?

What is a good low growing border plant?

Some of the most common edging plants used for the front of a garden bed or border are Lamb's Ears, Sedum, and dwarf species of ornamental grasses. These plants look gorgeous for months on end!

What does border planting mean?

Most flower gardeners have either beds or borders or both. By definition, a border is just any planting that is longer than it is wide. Borders usually have a back and are used as landscape dividers to separate, for example, the lawn from other elements, such as paths, steps, walls, fences, or a neighboring property.Nov 10, 2016

When should I plant perennials?

When To Plant Perennials

The best times for planting perennial flowers are during the spring and fall. Planting during these seasons will ensure your plants grow healthy and strong. In the spring, you have warmer soil, plenty of rainfall, and longer days with more sunlight. Planting in the fall also has its advantages.
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How deep should a plant border be?

Consider the size and proportions of the border you are creating. The longer the border, the deeper it should be. Normally a border of 90cm -1.2m depth (3-4ft) is adequate, but in very long spaces then you may decide to double this depth. Bear in mind that you will still need to access the border for maintenance!

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What are the best border plants?

  • Monkey Grass (Liriope muscari)
  • Autumn Fern (Dryopteris erythrosora)
  • Hosta (Hosta spp.)
  • Coral Bells (Heuchera spp.)
  • Mop Head Hydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla)
  • Dwarf Fountain Grass (Pennisetum alopecuroides ‘Hameln’)
  • Daylily (Hemerocallis spp.)
  • Dwarf Abelia (Abelia x grandiflora)
  • Winter Gem Boxwood (Buxus microphylla var. ...
  • Lavender (Lavandula spp.)


What is a border plant?

  • A border plant is a plant which can be grown in a border, a narrow strip of landscaping which surrounds a larger landscaped feature, a path, or a lawn. Border plants are well suited to use in borders due to a number of characteristics, and there are numerous plants suitable for border planting.


What is a garden border?

  • A garden with a clearly defined border is a feature in any landscape. Borders can be put in place simply to define the transition from lawn to growing bed, or they can be more utilitarian, used to keep grass from spreading into the garden bed.

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