Grow a Cottage Garden
Grow a cottage garden
Plant a romantic garden & overflowing with beauty
We love modern cottage gardens for their stunning, densely planted displays inspired by nature., This style is about freedom and happy accidents, don't worry about traditional garden design rules like using odd numbers quantities of plants or sticking with a particular color scheme. Choose plants with variety, including unique bloom shapes, differing bloom seasons, and a range of mature plant sizes. This will allow for a display that looks gorgeous year-round with each season offering a different highlight.
Elements of a Cottage Garden
We've gathered some of our favorite plants to fit the style, so you can create overflowing beds rich with a variety of colorful flowers and edible plants. Choose among many old favorites with proven performance in our unique climate, as well as local favorites for a Californian twist. Plant with creativity, simply choose your favorites and fill every nook; we are here to guide you every step of the way.
Perennials for a Cottage Garden
- Alstroemeria 'Peruvian Lily' learn more
- Dahlia spp. learn more
- Delphinium spp. learn more
- Digitalis 'Foxglove' learn more
- Geranium spp. learn more
- Hemerocalis 'Daylily' learn more
- Lavender spp. learn more
- Lantana spp. learn more
- Leucanthemum 'Shasta Daisy' learn more
- Osteospermum 'African Daisy' learn more
- Penstemon spp. learn more
- Salvia spp. learn more
- Sunflowers learn more
Alstroemeria 'Peruvian Lily'
Leucanthemum 'Shasta Daisy'
Osteospermum 'African Daisy'
Callistemon 'Little John'
Carissa tuttlei 'Natal Plum'
Coleonema 'Sunset Gold'
Escallonia 'Newport Dwarf'
Polygala 'Petite Butterflies'
Medium Shrubs 3' to 5' for a Cottage Garden
- Agapanthus 'Lily of the Nile' learn more
- Gardenia spp. learn more
- Geranium Zonal learn more
- Hebe 'Veronica Lake'
- Hydrangea spp. learn more
- Leucadendron 'Cone Bush'
(low varieties) learn more
- Leucospermum 'Pincushion Flower' learn more
- Loropetalum 'Fringe Flower' learn more
- Rhaphiolepis 'Indian Hawthorne' learn more
- Rosemary learn more
- Westringia 'Coast Rosemary' learn more