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planting for next year

I have these plants to 'arrange' - which will look good at the back, middle, front, next to each other?
2x white phlox
2x lysymachia ephemerum
1x verbena hassata alba
1x generous gardener rose
(They are reasonably established plants, already out of the ground in temporary pots.).


  • ObelixxObelixx Vendée, Western FrancePosts: 25,730
    edited November 2018
    Generous Gardener is a climbing rose so it needs to be planted first with plenty of well-rotted manure and/or garden compost to help it along.  Firm it in well, tie it lossely to its supports and water well.  The other plants can then be planted in front to hide its bare legs. 

    The lysimachia and verbena have similar flower forms so I would use the phlox to separate them.
    "We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." - George Bernard Shaw
  • MrsGardenMrsGarden Posts: 3,951
    Brill, thanks obelixx. Might leave the rose where it is in another spot and get something else for right at the back.
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