Skagit County Master Gardener Foundation

Cultivating plants, people and communities since 1977

Overview

Are you needing to feel cool and relaxed? This border creates a cool-feeling border by including plants with texture and shades of blue, green, purple, lavender, silver and white.

Cool Color Border Plant List

#Botanical NameCultivarCommon nameTreeNativeType
CC01Aconitum carmichaelii' 'Arendsil'monkshood
CC02Ajuga reptans bugleweed
CC03Anchlys atriphylla vanilla leaf
CC04Aruncus aethusifoliusdwarf goatsbeard
CC05Asarum maximum' 'Panda Face'ginger
CC06Astrantia major' 'Star of Billion'masterwort
CC07Astilbe chinensisastilbe, false spirea
CC08Clematis' 'Multi Blue'deciduous clematis
CC09Beesia deltophyllawhite buttercup
CC10Echinops bannaticus
CC11Galium adoratumsweet woodruff
CC12Ceratostigma plumbaginoidesdwarf plumbago
CC13Disporum cantoniense' 'Moonlight'Chinese fairy bells
CC14Hibiscus syriacusRose of Sharon*
CC15Helleborus hybriduscrystal leaf hellebore
CC16Gaura lindheimeriwhite gaura*
CC17Polemonium caeruleumJacob's ladder*
CC18Leucanthemum*
CC19Liatris spicata' 'Blazing Star'blazing star violet, blazing star white
CC20Nicotiana sylvestristobacco plant
CC21Nepeta catmint
CC22Paeoniapeony (pale pink)
CC23Origanum laevigatum' 'Hopley’s Purple'oregano*
CC24Polystichum munitumwestern swordfern
CC25Primulapurple primrose
CC26Pulmonaria officinalislungwort
CC27Rhododendron' 'Unique'
CC28Salvia farinacea' 'Victoria Blue'
CC29Penstemon hybrida' 'Midnight'beard tongue*
CC30Penstemon hybrida' 'Quartz Amethyst'beard tongue
CC31Sisrinchium bellumblue-eyed grass
CC32Stachys byzantinalamb's ears
CC33Styrax japonicus' 'Carillon'Japanese snowbell tree
CC34Thalictrummeadow rue
CC35Pulsatilla vulgaris' 'Rote Glocke'red bells pasque flower
CC36Salvia nemorosa' 'Snow Hill'meadow sage
CC37Tiarella cordifolia' 'Sugar and Spice'foamflower
CC38Tiarella cordifolia' 'Jeepers Creepers'foamflower
CC39Tiarella cordifolianative foamflower
CC40Tricyrtis hirta' 'Blue Wonder'toad lily
CC41Veronica longifolia' 'First Lady'speedwell
CC50Allium' 'Gladiator'Bulb
CC51Anemone blandawindflowerBulb
CC52Chionodoxa luciliaeglory of the snowBulb
CC53Crocus tommasinianus' 'Ruby Giant'crocusBulb
CC54Crocus vernus' 'Jean d’Arc'crocusBulb
CC55Galanthus nivaliscommon snowdropBulb
CC56Galanthus nivalisdouble snowdropBulb
CC57Fritillaria meleagrischeckered lilyBulb
CC58Fritillaria persica' 'Ivory Bells'Persian lilyBulb
CC59Fritillaria persica' 'Persica Purple'Persian lilyBulb