Use geometry to contrast or complement the flowerbed's curving borders repeat in the gentle edging of lawn. Plants chosen in similar hues.lavender, light purple, and fuchsia offer a soothing color for the garden- ideas for the azaleas.
Plan for repetition. Too many individual plants can be as overwhelming as too many colors. Using the same plant throughout the space creates a sense of rhythm. Chose one to three plants that you can use throughout the flower bed to achieve this effect.
Cottage Garden With Black Picket Fence Relaxed plantings are typical of a cottage garden design. Pink and red flowers line a stone walkway surrounded by pebbles and a black picket fence in this garden for a classic cottage design.
list of good perennials Riotous with high-summer color, this perennial border is built to last. After the delphiniums fade, purple salvias and strappy-leafed variegated irises keep the show going till fall.