Wishlist For 2014:

A design mix for a new small seating section of the front garden:  

Inspiration is H.F. du Pont’s Sundial Garden at Winterthur – spring color progression choreographed to change gradually, week by week.

 Snowball Viburnam (Viburnum x carlcephalum) – pale pink flower buds which open into big round fragrant flowers

Chinese Snowball Viburnum  (Viburnum macrocephalum ‘Sterile’)– large flower heads and a jolt of chartruse

Bridal Wreath Spiraea (Spiraea x arguta) – cascades of white flower sprays

Japanese Quince formerly ‘Apple Blossom’ (Chaenomeles speciosa ‘Moerloosei’)– Pink-flowering 

Red-flowering Quince (Cydonia jaonica rubra ) Always a favorite and one of the first to bloom in the spring

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About christinedarnelldesignstudio

Christine Darnell Design Studio is a landscape and garden design studio in Chester, CT. Imaginative plant combinations characterize the work with an artist’s eye towards texture and color. A strong commitment to environmentally considerate design runs through the practice, the support of local nurseries, and guidance towards the most environmentally sustainable materials and products. Adjunct Professor, Horticulture Dept. of Naugatuck Valley Community College, Waterbury, CT , Wetlands Commissioner for the Town of Chester, Vice President, APLD, Connecticut Chapter.
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