Our colorful perennial borders attract native pollinators such as Monarch butterflies, wood nymphs, hummingbirds and bees.
Moss phlox and Amsonia brighten the slow-to-waken perennial border
Culver’s root, Veronicastrum virginicum, forms elegant spires framed by Monarda sp. and meadow rue, Thalictrum pubescens.
Late spring and the tall perennial border is just getting started with Ziza aurea.
Early August blooms
Front view of the Terrace Perennial Border
Campanula americanum, tall bluebells and garden phlox, P. paniculata
At full height, the tall Rudbeckia towers over the Deer Pergola.
This colorful perennial border attracts many butterflies and other pollinators with Joe-pye, garden phlox, black-eyed Susan, bee balm and many others.
Swallowtail nectaring on Turk’s cap lily, Lilium superbum..
This pergola replaced an unattractive deer fence.
The gazebo at the corner of the pergola makes an inviting entrance for garden tours.
Monarch butterfly on Joe Pye Weed
Coreopsis and mountain mint hide the bare stems of garden phlox.
Painted lady nectaring on the soft white flowers of boneset, Eupatorium perfoliatum.
Painted lady butterfly on Joe-pye weed, Eupatorium purpureum.
Symphyotrichum laeve, smooth aster
These wood nymphs find Culver’s root, Veronicastrum virginicum, irresistible.