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Japanese snowball bush Viburnum plicatum 'Pink Beauty' - a great choice for a Japanese-styled garden

Viburnum plicatum f. 'tomentosum 'Pink Beauty'' - Japanese snowball bush

Buy Viburnum plicatum f. tomentosum 'Pink Beauty' Japanese snowball bush: Ideal for a Japanese-style garden

Japan garden

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Japan garden

moon gate

Japanese courtyard

Cryptomeria 'Globosa Nana' A superb cedar that retains a neat, dense mound. Fine-textured foliage. Foliage becomes rusty red in winter. Evergreen. Dwarf Habit. Partial to full sun. Slowly forms a dense dome 2-3' tall, slighty wider.    Like these

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Small courtyard gardens known as tsubo niwas became popular in Japan during the 15th Century. The gardens were common in Japanese cities and were often found at the homes of wealthy merchants. These small gardens are still popular today especially where space is at a premium.

Easy care garden with Russian Sage (Perovskia), Crimson Pygmy Barberry, Juniper,  Japanese Holly and Butterfly Bush (Buddleja)

Garden Sense

Sedum 'Autumn Joy' isn't the most spectacular perennial around, but it's got a lot going for it. It looks great all season, and asks so little in return. In the fall, when most other perennials have petered out, Autumn Joy Sedum is just coming into its glory. Grasses, which are also in their prime in the fall, are enhanced by the rusty red of Autumn Joy Sedum. Lamb's Ears (Stachys byzantina) and Hosta round out the composition. Although Sedum 'Autumn Joy' waits until fall for its color, its…

Best Plants for Hedges: Japanese Barberry

19 of the Best Low-Maintenance Shrubs for Creating Easy-Care Hedges

Block wind, buffer noise, or create more private outdoor living spaces with a row of these easy-going shrubs. They offer a range of textures, loose or dense growth, evergreen or deciduous, and a few even have showy blooms or berries, but all will grow into a beautiful hedge without requiring a lot of care from you.

Japanese gardens sometimes use very winding paths to prolong your journey to a special resting place to make you feel you’ve come far from the outside world. There may be little bridges and gates to pass through or stepping-stones to heighten this feeling. There may be a thick band of bushes round the outside to make the outside world seem far away.

 

Bamboo

Good Housekeeping | Hearst

One person's untidy backyard is another's salad bar.

Full size picture of Doublefile Viburnum, Japanese Snowball Bush 'Summer Snowflake' (Viburnum plicatum var. tomentosum) - Per Mona at Pine Hill, these are a good choice for the WH, low maintenance and deer don't eat them

PlantFiles Pictures: Viburnum, Doublefile Viburnum, Japanese Snowball Bush 'Summer Snowflake' (Viburnum plicatum var. tomentosum) by Decumbent

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Japanese Gardens at the Chicago Botanic Garden.

Japanese Gardens at the Chicago Botanic Garden.

Japanese Quince

What ho Hidcote!

An early-evening view of the topiary Yews that are a feature of the Pillar Garden, taken from an archway on the Long Walk. The almost lime-green colour of the Hornbeam hedges at this time of year is really quite spectacular.

Portland, Oregon Japanese Garden- so thing I notice is that even though these gardens share a lot of the same plants we see around where we live, the difference is that they are meticulously maintained.  The bushes are rounded shapes and every thing is tidy.  This is what I want.  But who is going to take care of it for me in August when it is 108 in the shade?