Blue garden

If you have a weakness for blue flowers, play on shapes, locations and varieties.

You'll enjoy all the shades of that color from spring to autumn.

Blue trim

Blue gardenInstall the ajuga as ground cover. This little plant flowers in purple tones support sun if moisture is not lacking.

Avoid hot situations.

Plant the Bellflower walls to colonize walls and pavements and create a carpet of blue flowers. This perennial blooms continuously throughout the summer.

It supports partial shade and adapts to all soils. Just to contain, if you do not want it to invade the whole flower bed!

Bleurs plants rich land

Blue gardenThe feet of larks give large spikes of blue flowers from June to October.

To get a good result, choose young vigorous plants with thick, sturdy stems. Spud regularly to aerate the soil and keep it fresh.

Bring a maintenance fertilizer each spring.

The bluebells in peach leaves, flowers erect to large blue bells, delight in sun or partial shade and bloom from June to August.

In heavy earth as there are blue flowers

Blue gardenPlant bluebells latifolia macrantha, a perennial variety, robust and fescue, equipped with bells dense spikes of a beautiful blue dark purple. They like partial shade and do not fear the cold. Cut the flower stems after flowering and monitor their implementation as they tend to invade the field.

The Russell lupins are the most beautiful effect with their purple indigo blue flowers from May to July this. They support the dry land but fear limestone. Renew feet every three years.

The Hybrid columbine (Aquilegia), an intense blue, like light loamy soils, sun or part shade. You can install them heavy land, they do not live there long but it reseed. To prolong their bloom from May to July, just to maintain the freshness spreading mulch of leaves or grass clippings.

M.-C. H.

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