The Garden Guide

Book: Colour schemes for the flower garden
Chapter: Chapter 5 The June garden

Ferns poppies and lilies

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The plan shows how the border of early bulbs, described in a former chapter (now a mass of hardy Ferns, as shown at p. 31), lies in relation to this part of the garden. There is also a grand mass of Oriental Poppy and Orange Lilies in half-shade on the other side of the path, where it turns and is bordered with Berberis. This makes a fine distant effect of strong colour looking north-west from the southern end of the bulb-border