Daffodils should be planted in masses. Grow yellow magnolia in sheltered gardens. Cornus florida, Cherokee Chief with rhodo PJM in the background. This hybridized Pholx divaricate grows in a shady garden. Some alliums naturalize over time. Rhodos in Toronto need a bed with acidic soil. This white rhodos grows under a Scots pine. Even the small leafed PJM and Olga Mezzit need a low ph. Cimicfuga racemosa or black snake root blooms with a modern German rose. This daylily bed blooms at the bottom of a slope. Masses of daylilies follow masses of daffodils. Casual and beautiful clematis. Single peonies usually don’t need staking. Lupins need sun and not a lot else. Planters can transform an awkward or ordinary feature into something classic. In the summer, colocasias give a tropical ambience. With luck they become gigantic.