Garden in a Box

Summer’s Dream

Designed By: Chris Woods, Matrix Gardens

$171.00 $156.00

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  • Covers: 100 sq. ft.
  • Includes: 30 starter plants in 4-inch pots
  • Exposure: Shade (Only 4 hours of indirect or direct sun per day)

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You’ll think you’ve awakened from a mid-summer’s daydream with this enchanting assortment of shade-friendly bloomers. The silvery greens of the Beacon Silver Nettle and Blue Avena Grass, the orangey reds of the Red Avens and Red Coral Bells, and the spectrum of violet hues create a relaxing feel and sumptuous appeal. Stretch out in your hammock and take in the floral delights before you settle in for an afternoon siesta. The 100 square foot Summer’s Dream garden strikes the perfect balance between zest and calm with 13 varieties and 30 plants that add delightful movement and striking color to any yard.

*When paired with the complementary Mountain Medley, our 60 sq. ft. shade garden, your shaded areas will sing with color. If you purchase both the Summer’s Dream and Mountain Medley gardens, then you will receive a special, professionally designed plant by number map that combines the two gardens into one 160 sq. ft. design.

Product Details

  • Covers: 100 sq. ft.
  • Includes:
    • 30 starter plants with 13 different varieties in 4-inch pots
    • 2 plant by number layout options(5'x20' rectangle and 13'x15.5' triangle)
    • Combined with Mountain Medley (8'x20' rectangle)
  • Exposure: Shade (Only 4 hours of indirect or direct sun per day)
  • Mature Height: 6 in. to 2 ft.
  • Hardy To: 7,500 to 10,000 ft.
  • Colorful: Early Spring to Late Summer
  • Benefits: Locally grown and pollinator-attracting. Combine with Mountain Medley for a larger shade garden!

What To Expect

  • Our xeric gardens feature anywhere from 14 to 30 starter plants in 4-inch pots.* Plants will be small relative to their mature size, and they will not be in full bloom.
  • First year they sleep, second year they creep, third year they leap! During the 1st and 2nd growing season, xeric plants will be in the establishment phase – requiring regular watering to encourage a deep taproot system, and not yet having reached their full size.
  • On average, allow 3 years for your Xeriscape garden to reach full maturity!
  • Gardens will easily fit in a small car  - yes, we're talking Mini Cooper small - unless you ordered multiple gardens (we're not judging). One garden will come in either one or two 2 ft. x 1 ft. trays (pictured left).
  • *When necessary, Resource Central shall select appropriate plant substitutions.

What Customers Say

So Easy!

“I was redoing a perennial garden bed but didn't really know how to start deciding on plants. The Garden In A Box was a great solution because of the variety of plants and suggested planting plan. So easy!”

Greeley Customer

Smooth Process, Great Flowers

“Great flowers! It was a very smooth process from ordering online through picking up at Castle Rock Water. Thanks so much!”

Castle Rock Customer

Impressing My Neighbors

“All my plants are doing great and blooming already! Getting complements from our neighbors!”

Golden Customer