The turf was hemmed with an edge of scarlet geranium and coleus, and cast-iron vases painted in chocolate colour, standing at intervals along the winding path that led to the sea, looped their garlands of petunia and ivy geranium
above the neatly raked gravel.
Chickadees and purple martins return to the same birdhouses annually, and blue jays repeatedly try to build their nests in the ivy geranium
Upscale retailers shopping for holiday looks said they can't wait for Christmas and want the Ivy Geranium
collection for spring, just in time for garden and poolside parties.
plants are ivy geranium
, alyssum, vinca and lobelia.
The ivy geranium
is a striking plant that adds height and interest to the garden, he says.
10-inch premium hanging (green) baskets, choice of double impatients, million bells, fuschia, lobelia, ivy geranium
, wave petunia, verbena or bacopa, $15;
Greenwood likes the combination of palms with grasses and broadleaf plants, while Parker's favorite summertime combination is blue salvia with yellow marigolds and red ivy geranium
Most sun-loving ground covers - gazania, ice plant and ivy geranium
, for example - will stand up to dogs quite well, at least in those parkway strips between sidewalk and street.
I have seen ivy geranium
, prostrate rosemary, gazania, lantana, princess flower, camellia, gardenia, calliandra, russellia, pyracantha, loquat and even magnolia growing on trellises.
Incidentally, some of our most popular ground covers - gazania, ivy geranium
and ice plant - are also native to South Africa and are also prone to disease when watered too often via overhead sprinkler irrigation.
For plants that plunge over and dangle down, use ivy geranium
, lobelia, and Lotus berthelotii (also called parrot's beak).
TIP OF THE WEEK: Now is the time to trim back ivy, gazania, periwinkle (Vinca Major) and ivy geranium