As a minimalist who prefers low-maintenance residential landscape designs that last for years at a time, I’m a big fan of perennials, plants that return each growing season. Luckily, there’s an abundance of perennials that thrive in the Lowcountry.
Of these numerous long-lasting, aesthetically-appealing florae, I have a particularly strong affinity for roses of Sharon (featured image above). I also like (click to enlarge images):
The latter is a Lowcountry icon; the former three are simply beautiful.
Seth Mason, Charleston SC