Low-maintenance plants provide depth

Updated Feb 2, 2018

Private residence, Long Grove, Illinois
Landscaping installed by Root Feeders Inc., Spring Grove, Illinois

Several landscaping companies submitted designs to landscape around the homeowners’ 20-foot by 40-foot below-ground pool. Low-maintenance plants, including woody ornamental shrubs and herbaceous perennials, provided color, structure and seasonality. Many of the flowers provide warm color, adding a sense of depth to the landscape. Plants in the picture include: crimson pigmy barberry, gold finger potentilla, Mt. Airy fothergilla, compact Korean spice viburnum, Knockout roses, compact burning bush and palibin lilac. Price: $12,000.

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