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After the gray winter weeks we are happy about color in the garden again. As flowers come in good mood yellow as called! With daffodils driven forward, the baskets and pots on the terrace can be planted before spring, and under bushes winterlings open their yellow flower bowls. The color yellow stands for optimism and joie de vivre - you can tell that even when you see yellow flowers. They radiate in the color of the sun, appear bright and friendly.
The Gold Allium (Allium moly) likes sandy soil and full sun locations
After the first spring messengers, tulips such as the lily-flowered 'Moonlight Girl' with its elegant pale yellow, cowslip, gold lacquer, imperial crown and early-flowering shrubs such as the broom conjure up sunny tones in the garden. In early summer lupines, evening primrose (Oenothera) or the numerous yellow varieties of daylily (Hemerocallis) follow. It is exciting to discover the variations of the hue: high milkweed (Euphorbia cornigera 'Golden Tower') and lady's mantle refresh with fruity lime yellow. Daylily 'Pure Perfection' enriches the discounts with ruffled flowers in cream yellow, while the yarrow 'Hannelore Pahl' offers a delightful play of colors with golden flowers that fade brightly. Leaves and stalks also set great accents: the gold-edge sedge is reminiscent of a sparkling fountain and, like the gold-edged Funkie, brings light into partially shaded areas. However, yellow is always an eye-catching eye-catcher with its radiance, whether it is used occasionally - for example as a potted flower arrangement or in the form of a shrub such as the laburnum - or as a bedside idea. Combine the color effectively with gray. Wool-Ziest, Silvery Garden Vermouth (Artemisia absinthium 'Lambrook Mist') or Garden Man Litter (Eryngium zabelii 'Blue Knight') give the plants a noble touch. This also applies to white partners. Summer daisies and magnificent candles make yellow tones look even fresher and make the bed glitter in the sun. Plant partners in the complementary color violet, on the other hand, additionally increase the luminosity of yellow.
Mine has put together a beautiful mix of perennials and grasses, of early bloomers and late risers, of low and high varieties that will give you sunshine in your garden from spring to fall.
Planting proposal for a sunny yellow bed
The most different yellow tones mix in our bed, combined with fresh white and noble gray, to a joyful flower row. It starts off in April with the Gämswurz, starting in May with Bleeding Heart, Daylily, Tulip, Eyelash Perl Grass, Columbine, Bearded Iris and Meadow Marguerite right through and runs in June, when yarrow, Gold Allium and Lady's mantle added to Top form. Even in the summer months, there is still much to admire with silver, autumn anemone, coneflower and autumn-head grass, which continues to flourish in part until the fall. The bed was designed for a sunny area of 2 x 4 meters and can of course be adapted to any other bed size. The plants are staggered in the drawing classical height. If you like it more natural or you do not want to place the flower bed on the edge of the property, but rather in the middle of the garden, you can, of course, also plant the species in the style of the New German Style.
1) Carpet Wool Ziest (Stachys byzantina 'Silver Carpet', 10 pieces);
2) Petite lady's mantle (Alchemilla epipsila, 10 pieces);
3) Gum root (Doronicum orientale 'Magnificum', 10 pieces);
4a) eyelash perl grass (Melica ciliata, 4 pieces);
4b) Autumn headgrass (Sesleria autumnalis, 2 pieces);
5) Gold Allium (Allium moly 'Jeannine', 12 pieces);
6) Lily-flowered Tulip (Tulipa 'Moonlight Girl', 50 bulbs);
7) Bright sunhat (Echinacea hybrid 'Sunrise', 10 pieces);
8) Small daylily (Hemerocallis minor, 10 pieces);
9) Bleeding heart (Dicentra spectabilis 'Alba', 2 pieces);
10) Meadow Margerite (Leucanthemum vulgare 'May Queen', 8 pieces);
11) Tall Bearded Iris (Iris barbata-elatior 'Buttered Popcorn', 8 pieces);
12) silver rue (Artemisia ludoviciana var. Albula 'Silver Queen', 6 pieces);
13) Yellow Columbine (Aquilegia caerulea hybrids 'Maxi', 12 pieces);
14) Yarrow (Achillea filipendulina 'Parker', 3 pieces);
15) Autumn Anemone (Anemone Japonica hybrid 'Whirlwind', 2 pieces).