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The idea of ​​creating a monochrome garden is not new. Recently, it has been gaining popularity, so monochrome gardens look very original.

The use of white in landscape design allows you to visually expand the space. Plants with white flowers attract attention against the background of bright green foliage, enliven the garden at night. The parts of the garden plot intended for relaxation can be decorated with perennials with white flowers, creating the "Lunar Garden". This romantic name was given to cozy corners of the garden, in which only plants with white flowers are planted. Photo example of a white garden:

When creating your white garden, keep in mind some of the nuances:

  • It is not at all necessary to create the entire garden plot in white. It will be enough to highlight with white flowers the recreation area, the area near the reservoir;
  • Use plants with original foliage, unusual shapes or colors. Such flowers will add semantic completeness to the composition and give originality to flowering perennials;
  • Do not plant plants with white flowers against the background of light buildings and structures, so they will be lost;
  • Consider the height of the flowers when planting;
  • Use additional means for decoration: lanterns, sculptures, flowerpots, benches, swings. The White Garden is filled with romance, tranquility and relaxation;
  • Use perennials to decorate your white garden. Universal perennials will save your strength and money, unlike annuals, which require material and physical costs annually.

By planting perennials with white flowers in your area, you will give it lightness, airiness and visually expand the space.

Perennials to create a white garden

There are a great many blooming perennials with white flowers; ornamental plants with unusual leaves, in the color of which there is a white color, will help to complement their beauty. You can achieve the effect of continuous flowering by choosing plants that bloom at different times for the company for the white garden.

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Spring perennials

As soon as the snow melts, spring perennials begin to delight their owners with touching flowers. See photos of perennials blooming in spring:

Narcissus

Narcissus is a popular perennial that blooms in April-May. A fragile delicate flower with a pleasant aroma loves light soils. Will grow well in sunny and semi-shady areas of your garden.

Tulip

The tulip, like most spring perennials, has a short growing season. After flowering, the ground part of it dies. Among the huge number of varieties and varieties, you can pick up white tulips for your "moon garden". A tulip's flower comes in very different shapes and types: fringed, double, lily-colored, peony. By the time of flowering, tulips are divided into early (bloom from the end of March) and late (bloom in May to early June).

Proleski

The white flowers of the tree forest are very unpretentious, they are one of the first to appear after a long winter. Already in the second half of April, the plant blooms and its flowering lasts about two weeks. In central Russia, Siberian spit is grown.

The flower is propagated by children. Prefers sandy loam and loam, but with a lot of humus. It can multiply by self-seeding. Choose sunny locations for planting in your area of ​​forest to speed up the appearance of delicate white flowers in early spring.

Muscari

Muscari Alba have white flowers, they do not like stagnant water, choose soil for planting perennials that allow water and air to pass through well. Muscari grow with equal success in sunny places and in the shade. They are very unpretentious, grow quickly. White flowers look spectacular when planted in bulk. They do not require additional attention to themselves, they can grow in one place for 5 years.

Primrose

Primroses are very diverse, about 500 species of primroses are known. Primrose Arctic, blooming with white flowers, goes well with hosta plantings, especially if primrose is planted in large groups. A perennial multiplies by division. You can try to grow from seeds, but the process is laborious because the seeds require stratification. In addition, the seeds are very small and hard to germinate.

Lily of the valley

Decorative varieties of lily of the valley are distinguished by large white flowers, which can even be double, and unusual striped foliage, which decorates flower beds after flowering. Lilies of the valley prefer shady areas of the garden. Perennials reproduce by dividing the root. They grow well on loams with a lot of humus or compost introduced. After 5 years, the perennial can be transplanted.

Summer perennials

Spring perennials are replaced by summer perennials, some of them begin to bloom in late spring, if the weather is warm enough. Among summer perennials with white flowers, there are many that bloom profusely and for a long time. In the photo below are summer perennials:

Peonies

Early varieties of peonies bloom in early June. A perennial flower can grow in one place for more than a dozen years, if it is properly equipped with a planting site. Peonies do not like stagnant water, grow well on loam. If your soil is heavy, then when planting a perennial, add peat, sand and compost to the pit.

Peonies reproduce by dividing the bush. You can propagate a perennial using a renewal bud. To do this, in the spring, the bud is cut off along with part of the stem and root and planted in prepared soil so that the bud is on the surface of the earth. White peony flowers look spectacular and delicate with all the variety of varieties.

Irises

Active breeding work has led to the emergence of a huge number of new varieties among irises. Warty and dwarf irises attract attention with their unusual white color. Many have a unique scent of flowers.

Irises begin to bloom in May, but, however, the dates are pushed back closer to the beginning of summer. Therefore, they can be fully attributed to perennials that bloom in summer. Plants are propagated by division, 2 weeks after the end of flowering. Perennials prefer soils that are well fertilized and neutral in acidity.

Volzhanka

The flower prefers partial shade. Flowers in the form of a fountain rise above the leaves, appear in early June-July. The perennial is high enough, up to 2 m. For the garden, dwarf volzhanka is preferable.

Delphinium

The Crystal Fountain variety is best suited for a white garden. White double flowers are located on a long peduncle.

The plant thrives and blooms profusely in very sunny areas with fertile soil. Delphinium does not require a transplant for 5-6 years. Autumn additional blooming can be organized, for this it is necessary to cut off all flower stalks after the first flowering.

Nivyanik

Sometimes it is simply called garden chamomile. Nivyanik blooms from the beginning of summer, within 2 months. The flower is very unpretentious to care for, prefers fertile soil, without stagnant water. Among the varieties of Nivyanik "Alaska", "Everest" resemble an ordinary chamomile. The varieties "Snow White", "Snegurka", "Aglaya" are terry hybrids, more like a chrysanthemum. Chamomile is propagated by dividing the rhizome.

Autumn perennials

The flowering relay from summer perennials is taken by plants blooming in autumn. Some bloom in summer. In the fall, flowering continues, and some perennials begin to bloom under conditions of shortened daylight hours. Photo examples of autumn perennials:

Bush aster

A perennial flower is very unpretentious. Propagated by dividing the bush in the spring. Varieties "Niobea", "Alba flora plona" have white flowers. Shrub aster blooms at the end of the summer season, when all the flowers have already faded.

Very frost-resistant, can bloom even with the first frost. Grows well in fertile soils, in a sunny part of the garden. Grow quickly, giving many side shoots.

Hydrangea

A perennial flowering plant, often referred to as a shrub, as it has a stiff stem. Hydrangea begins to bloom in the summer. The long flowering period ends only with the arrival of cold weather.

Hydrangea is propagated by cuttings, rooted layers or by dividing the bush. The great thing about hydrangea is its small flowers, which are collected in ball-shaped inflorescences.

Astilba

A perennial plant that grows much better in partial shade, however, varieties that bloom in autumn grow well in sunny areas. In order for astilba to please with lush flowering, it must be watered and fed.

Astilba is propagated in the usual way: by dividing the bush. The flower has been growing in one place for more than 5 years. Then he will need a transplant.

Plants with unusual leaves

Ornamental greenery retains its properties throughout the growing season. When creating a white garden, non-flowering plants are also planted so that they are the backdrop for flowering plants and in order to emphasize the beauty of white flowers. The photo shows examples of such plants:

Hosta

The main thing in the host is the leaves. The plant is very diverse. For a white garden, a variety is most suitable, the green leaves of which have a white border. Hosta is undemanding to care, grows on well-fertilized and moist soils, feels great near water bodies.

Propagated by dividing the bush. The host can be grown from seeds. The plant is a perfect soloist in a flower bed, it can be used for borders, for flower beds, along with other annuals.

Brunner large-leaved

Variety "Jack Frost" is distinguished by an unusual color of the leaves. The leaves are large, heart-shaped, as if covered with frost.

The plant grows well in clayey moist soils. Doesn't require any maintenance. Propagated by dividing the bush, seeds.

Conclusion

Create a white garden on your site, or at least a part of it. The white corner of the garden will be filled with romance, space, light. White color gives solemnity. Flower beds in white are eye-catching. The paths along which white perennials are planted serve as a kind of lighting, they are clearly visible in the dark. Delighted and surprised looks from neighbors and friends are guaranteed to you.


Watch the video: Maximize Your Garden Color With Perennials (December 2022).

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