When I open my eyes in the morning, I will see this combination of plants, a huge field of them,  all summer.

Bronze fennelBronze Fennel, a deep purple, feathery leafed relative of the fennel we eat.

I’m planning 200 of them.  A wonderful, waving mass.




bronze fennel flowerIt gets to be about 4′-5′ tall and flowers in late summer, a yellow cap.






Rose Morning has BrokenInterspersed, a repeat-blooming yellow rose, ‘Morning has Broken’, its coarse, shiny green leaves to contrast with the delicate Bronze Fennel leaves and its golden, fragrant  flowers to repeat the flower color of the Fennel.




SmoketreeAll anchored by several Smoketrees, a haze of dark buff-pink over it all.

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