Plant Combinations: Asian-Inspiration Meets Southern Style

Many classic Southern plants originated in the Far East, so it is only natural to look to Japanese and Chinese gardens for design inspiration.

This combo emphasizes plant architecture and evergreen foliage for year-long beauty. Following Japanese tradition, flowers are used to provide seasonal interest and ephemeral accents. Layers of rich, deep-green foliage add contrast through texture. A graceful combination for shadier sites in the garden.

Plant List

Yewtopia® Plum Yew

Southgate® Elegance™ Rhododendron

October Magic® Dawn™ Camellia

Empress of China® Dogwood

Cleopatra™ Liriope

 

Combo Details

Sun Exposure: part sun to shade

USDA Hardiness Zones: 7 to 9

Key Features: Year-Round Interest, Multi-Season Blooms, Heat Tolerance, Cut Flowers, Screening, Dramatic Foliage

Design Styles: Asian, Contemporary, Formal, Naturalistic, Woodland

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