I like the simplicity and repetition of the single border rows for the back yard. Like limited colors, love white hydrangea or purple lavender.
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The border early in the season with both Rhododendron 'Roseum Elegans' and Rhododendron 'Nova Zembla' in full bloom. Later in the season the white flowered Doublefile Viburnum and Pieris japonica 'Mountain Fire' with its hot colored new growth adds zest followed by a huge show of feathery astilbe hybrids and creeping cranesbill geranium hybrids.
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