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.
Coreopsis and mountain mint hide the bare legs of garden phlox.
Front view of the Terrace Perennial Border
Campanula americanum, tall bluebells and garden phlox, P. paniculata
Late spring and the tall perennial border is just getting started with Ziza aurea.
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..
Painted lady butterfly on Joe-pye weed, Eupatorium purpureum.
Sulpher nectaring on woodland sunflower, Helianthus decapetalus.
These wood nymphs find Culver’s root, Veronicastrum virginicum, irresistible.
Monarch butterfly on Joe Pye Weed
Painted lady nectaring on the soft white flowers of boneset, Eupatorium perfoliatum.
This pergola replaced an unattractive deer fence.
Early August blooms
This perennial border attracts many pollinators, including hummingbirds and the moths that impersonate them.