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Royal Purple Smoke Bush (right foreground) matches the burgundy trim of the house.
Other plants with burgundy foliage include cultivars of Elderberry and Barberry.
Contrasting perennials such as penstemon, yarrow, sunrose, salvia, and catmint create a cheerful scene.
Shrubs and flowering plants provide habitat for the birds that flock to these feeders by the hundreds.
This ball of twigs is a safe retreat for visiting birds.
Checkerbloom is one of many native plants included in the design.
The neighboring filbert orchard is a backdrop to the garden.
Red Velvet Yarrow looks great against the dark foliage of Barberry, and it attracts beneficial insects to the garden.
Hydrangea partners well with Yarrow.
Royal Purple Smoke Bush, Catmint, Boxleaf Honeysuckle, Salvia ‘East Friesland,’ Japanese Blood Grass, and Red Velvet Yarrow, with filbert trees in background.
This Potentilla looks great against the dark background of the Smoke Bush.
The perennial garden around the bird feeders. A great show seen from inside the house.