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My Prairie Garden

My Prairie Garden by Rosanna Castrini

Image details - My Prairie Garden

Photographer: Rosanna Castrini (see profile)
Competition: Competition 7
Category: The Beauty of Plants
Location: Bricherasio, Piedmont, Italy

Description

A corner of sublime 'prairie' in my garden, inspired by contemporary horticultural theories and the practice of 'prairie-planting' gardens. At the beginning of 2013 I decided to remake a narrow flower bed next to the house, sowing the plants required. I like informal, flowing effects and I chose fast-growing plants: Ammi majus, Hordeum jubatum, and Echinacea purpurea 'Magnus'. Then I documented with photography the evolution of this flower bed. I was inspired by the soft flow of energy offered by the Hordeum.

Awarded

Overall winner - International Garden Photographer of the Year Competition 7