|Elaborate wrought iron benches provide a place to pause and read the moving and inspirational messages for loved ones crafted in limestone and pink granite. The pink granite tribute stone is 8 feet tall.
White blossomed Natchez Crepe Myrtles encircle pink George Tabor Azaleas, which surround pink Eleanor Tabor Indian Hawthorn, Autumn Twist Encore Azaleas, white with pink stripes, stand next to Liriope Aztec Grass. Pink hued Muhly Grass surrounds the majestic pink ribbon granite tribute. Mini Mondo Grass is the ground cover. Pink Daylilies are tucked in the corners of the perennial beds, showcasing seasonal color. Dianthus line the beds.
The planting and installation was done on several work days with hundreds of volunteer hours. Help was also received from Akins Nursery, Eco-Mulch, Louisiana Landscape Concepts and Corner Collection. Jeff Carbo of Alexandria, landscape architect, provided the plan for Pink Ribbon Garden at Betty Virginia Park.
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