Foundation planting is a term for plants installed around the house to conceal undesirable features of the building. Complimenting the home and blending with the surroundings while creating a welcoming ambiance for guests.
Catmint: This foundation plant thrives best in partial shade to full sun, is hardy in Zone 3-8, and is free from diseases. Plant Catmint alongside ornamental grasses, lavender, rosemary, and others.
This hardy, deciduous shrub isn’t only low maintenance; it’s deer resistant and tolerates cold, heat, drought, and poor soil conditions. Spirea has good foliage varying from pink to mauve and red.
This evergreen shrub ticks all the boxes, including easy growing, tolerance to conditions, and versatility. Its dense foliage makes it a perfect match for hedging and topiaries.
Sketching an image of your home enables you to plan your foundation planting, saving cost and time. Visualize how combining foundation plants will improve the visual appearance of your home.