How to Grow
a Moon Garden
What Is a Moon Garden?
Intended to be enjoyed by the light of the moon, a moon garden is full of plants that reflect moonlight, such as white flowers, silvery foliage, and night-blooming plants.
Moon Garden Must-Haves: Night-Blooming Flowers
Night-flowering tobacco, datura species, and moon flowers all join the ranks of night bloomers, along with yucca and night-blooming jasmine.
Moon Garden Must-Haves: White Flowering Plants
Moon Garden Must-Haves: Flashy Foliage
Silver plants include varieties of artemisia, such as silver mound, wormwood, and mugwort.
Moon Garden Must-Haves: Sounds and Scents
Moon Garden Layout Tips
Make sure the moon garden plants you select are not only beautiful at night, but suited to the yard’s daytime growing conditions.
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