1900 Cottage Garden

Cottage gardens – blousy, rambunctious, mixture of flowers, typical of mixed borders and homestead gardens at the turn of the century.

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  • Cottage Garden for sun

    Cottage Garden for sun



    Note: This collection is not currently for sale.  This is an archive page preserved for informational use.

    Cottage Garden for Sun                                Size: Height x Width*           Bloom color
    Spring blooming

    1 Anemone sylvestris – Windflower                                    12” x 12” spreading           white
    1 Papaver orientale – Poppy                                                 2-3’ x 2’                               orange
    Summer blooming

    1 Alcea rosea – Hollyhock (reseeding biennial)               2-3’ x 2’                                varies
    3 Delphinium exaltatum – Tall larkspur                          3-4′ x 9″                               purple
    3 Lilium lancifolium – Tiger lily                                        3-4’ x 12”                             orange
    3 Phlox paniculata – Garden phlox                                   4’ x 2’                                   magenta
    1 Stachys byzantia – Lambs ear                                         12”x 12”                                lavender-pink
    Fall blooming
    1 Aster novae angliae – New England aster                     3-4’ x  24”                            pink or purple
    1 Boltonia asteroides  – Bolton’s aster                              5-6’ x 3’                                white
    3 Eupatorium coelestinum  Blue mist                              3’ x 2-3’                                blue

    18 plants for $174.67.  Would be $205.50 if purchased separately. You save $30.83.
    If planted together in one garden these make a 33 square foot garden.
    *Most of these plants get wider by spreading roots or by self-seeding over time.
    All plants are perennials except the Hollyhock which is a biennial that reseeds.
    If you plan on coming to the Nursery to purchase this collection, please give us at least 24 hours notice to prepare the collection for you.