The signature of a cottage-style garden is an abundance of old-fashioned, petal-heavy flowers, like roses, bellflowers and peonies (pictured above). Bonus: Your garden will not only look beautiful, it will smell amazing, too. - CountryLiving.com
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These otherworldly flowers open as early as December and often stick around well into April. Get the plants in the ground in the spring and you just might find yourself looking forward to next winter. PLUS: 7 Hellebore Varietals and How to Grow Them - CountryLiving.com
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