It’s the most important feature in the yard. To coordinate the door with the existing green-and-white scheme yet still make it stand out, Marquette painted it a bright shade of green, Appletini (S-H-410) by Behr; behr.com. “It’s inspired by the garden,” he says. “It’s the color of new boxwood foliage, spring lettuce leaves, and the chartreuse foliage of the dwarf acorus I planted by the curb.”
‘Queen Mum’ agapanthus, part of the Southern Living Plant Collection, loves the heat.