A spring perennial border garaden with nepeta, popppies, columbine, and more in bloom, lining a sidewalk with colorA spring perennial border garaden with nepeta, popppies, columbine, and more in bloom, lining a sidewalk with color

Create A Welcoming Walkway Garden With Color & Fragrance

Boost your home's curb appeal and create an inviting atmosphere at your home with colorful perennials! Whether you simply line your walkway with plants, or you boldly replace your entire lawn with groundcovers, flowers, and ornamental grasses, you can make the approach to your home a treat for the senses. Choose plants with bold colors, pleasing fragrance, and delicate airy textures. With the right plants, you'll soon enjoy the sounds of buzzing bees and chirping birds visiting your new garden.

Read on to see some great examples of welcoming walkways.

Lavender has an elegant look and a soothing fragrance, making for a very inviting plant along walkways and entrances. Lavender has an elegant look and a soothing fragrance, making for a very inviting plant along walkways and entrances.
Lavender has an elegant look and a soothing fragrance, making for a very inviting planting along walkways and entrances. Native to the Mediterranean, Lavender likes well-drained soil. Shown here with Agastache in bloom.
Nepeta is easy-to-grow for major impact. It's relaxed habit drapes elegantly along walkways. Shown here with Salvia, Ornamental Grass, Columbine, Poppies, and ore in our customer, Rajesh's garden.Nepeta is easy-to-grow for major impact. It's relaxed habit drapes elegantly along walkways. Shown here with Salvia, Ornamental Grass, Columbine, Poppies, and ore in our customer, Rajesh's garden.
Nepeta is easy-to-grow for major impact. It's relaxed habit drapes elegantly along walkways. Shown here with Salvia, Ornamental Grass, Columbine, Poppies, and ore in our customer, Rajesh's garden. Click here to learn more about this garden!
Gold and rust Yarrow (Achillea) complements deep purple Lavender blooms along this gravel walkway. Low-growing groundcovers add a soothing silvery color to the mix. Customer photo by Mario H.Gold and rust Yarrow (Achillea) complements deep purple Lavender blooms along this gravel walkway. Low-growing groundcovers add a soothing silvery color to the mix. Customer photo by Mario H.
Gold and rust Yarrow (Achillea) complements deep purple Lavender blooms along this gravel walkway. Low-growing groundcovers add a soothing silvery color to the mix. Customer photo by Mario H.
Russian Sage (Perovskia) and Salvia bring cool colors to the mix, with pops of warm colors from Coreopsis and Helenium. This naturalistic planting creates an immersive experience along the garden path.Russian Sage (Perovskia) and Salvia bring cool colors to the mix, with pops of warm colors from Coreopsis and Helenium. This naturalistic planting creates an immersive experience along the garden path.
Russian Sage (Perovskia) and Salvia bring cool colors to the mix, with pops of warm colors from Coreopsis and Helenium. This naturalistic planting creates an immersive experience along the garden path.
Pink flowering Coral Bells (Heuchera), yellow Columbine, purple Nepeta flowers, and white Marguerite Daisy (Anthemis) are in bloom along this colorful spring walkway. Customer photo by Laura K.Pink flowering Coral Bells (Heuchera), yellow Columbine, purple Nepeta flowers, and white Marguerite Daisy (Anthemis) are in bloom along this colorful spring walkway. Customer photo by Laura K.
Pink flowering Coral Bells (Heuchera), yellow Columbine, purple Nepeta flowers, and white Marguerite Daisy (Anthemis) are in bloom along this colorful spring walkway. Customer photo by Laura K.
Nepeta is a natural fit for planting along walkways. Its generous mounding habit creates instant impact. Long-lasting flowers will keep bumblebees and honeybees happily buzzing in your garden from spring through summer.Nepeta is a natural fit for planting along walkways. Its generous mounding habit creates instant impact. Long-lasting flowers will keep bumblebees and honeybees happily buzzing in your garden from spring through summer.
Nepeta is a natural fit for planting along walkways. Its generous mounding habit creates instant impact. Long-lasting flowers will keep bumblebees and honeybees happily buzzing in your garden from spring through summer.
Agastache, Ornamental Grass, and Zauchneria are three very waterwise plants that are well-suited to this dry, rocky walkway. This textural trio offers long-lasting blooms and fragrance to greet visitors with little maintenance needed.Agastache, Ornamental Grass, and Zauchneria are three very waterwise plants that are well-suited to this dry, rocky walkway. This textural trio offers long-lasting blooms and fragrance to greet visitors with little maintenance needed.
Agastache, Ornamental Grass, and Zauchneria are three very waterwise plants that are well-suited to this dry, rocky walkway. This textural trio offers long-lasting blooms and fragrance to greet visitors with little maintenance needed.
Whether you're planting a walkway or looking for an interesting lawn alternative, Ice Plant (Delosperma) is a groundcover with major impact! With attractive succulent foliage and shimmering flowers, they're essential for drought-tolerant landscapes.Whether you're planting a walkway or looking for an interesting lawn alternative, Ice Plant (Delosperma) is a groundcover with major impact! With attractive succulent foliage and shimmering flowers, they're essential for drought-tolerant landscapes.
Whether you're planting a walkway or looking for an interesting lawn alternative, Ice Plant (Delosperma) is a groundcover with major impact! With attractive succulent foliage and shimmering flowers, they're essential for drought-tolerant landscapes.
With a pleasing color pairing, Blue Fortune Agastache and Echinacea purpurea are two easy-to-grow perennials that offer long-lasting blooms with big impact. Both are highly attractive to pollinators, too.With a pleasing color pairing, Blue Fortune Agastache and Echinacea purpurea are two easy-to-grow perennials that offer long-lasting blooms with big impact. Both are highly attractive to pollinators, too.
With a pleasing color pairing, Blue Fortune Agastache and Echinacea purpurea are two easy-to-grow perennials that offer long-lasting blooms with big impact. Both are highly attractive to pollinators, too.
Agastache Ava, with its minty fragrance and stunning flower spikes, is a showstopper for this walkway - and you may even invite some hummingbirds for a visit! Shown with Hardy Plumbago (Ceratostigma). Customer photo by Russ in NM.Agastache Ava, with its minty fragrance and stunning flower spikes, is a showstopper for this walkway - and you may even invite some hummingbirds for a visit! Shown with Hardy Plumbago (Ceratostigma). Customer photo by Russ in NM.
Agastache Ava, with its minty fragrance and stunning flower spikes, is a showstopper for this walkway - and you may even invite some hummingbirds for a visit! Shown with Hardy Plumbago (Ceratostigma). Customer photo by Russ in NM.

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Welcoming Walkways With Flower Bulb Collections

Create an inviting display that's bursting with blooms non-stop from spring through summer! Fall-planted bulbs bloom in early spring, mid-spring, and early summer, so they'll help to extend your garden's bloom season while perennials are just waking up for the season. Our fall bulb collections make it easy to coordinate a planting with popular bulbs, including Alliums, Tulips, Daffodils, and striking unique varieties.