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Flower Bed Landscaping Ideas

More Flower Bed Landscaping Ideas Choosing the right combination of flowers for your flower bed can be a daunting task. If you are new to flower gardening it might be easier for you to stay with combinations of 3 types of flowers and no more than 5.

As your green thumb, turns greener you can expand with more plants and color combination to fit your backyard.

Listed below you will find some simple yet colorful flower bed landscaping ideas.

Shade Flower Beds

The Ligularia produces daisy like yellow-orange flowers. The maroon foilage are large and glossy and will remain this color most of the growing season. The late summer blooming time (July-August) will add the needed color to those hot summer days. The mature height is around 3 to 4 foot, with the spread being the same.

The Ligularia works good in groups of planting, in this flower bed combinations make dure to plant it to the back of bed. depending on the size of the bed you should try to plant at least 3 or more.

The Carmel Coral Belles will grow to a mature height of about 16 inches, with a spread of 18 to 24 inches. The creamy color and the highlights of rosy brown make this plant an excellent foilage plant to add to the garden. An bonus with the coral belles is that the blooms will attract hummingbirds.

The Bacopa is a fast trailing flower, with a height of 3 to 5 inches and a spread of about 20 to 30 inches. Use this flower for the front of your flower bed to achieve a carpet like effect.

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