United States of America, Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Pittsburgh
Hilltop Hideaway (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)
Established in 1989, Hilltop Hideaway is located on a third of an acre in the suburbs of a small gated community in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. After building a home on the property, the owners designed and developed gardens and walkways to wrap around it. Shrubs and mature trees create privacy while varying garden areas create eye-catching views. Hilltop Hideaway features borders of trees, varied plant material and pathways accented with decorative boulders. The property also contains a cutting and herb garden.
The property features an assortment flowering shrubs and plants such as Cotoneaster, Amelanchier, Kousa, Rhododendron, Azalea, Ilex, Magnolia liliiflora 'Niagra', Forsythia, Thuja and climbing apricot rose. Among the ornamental hardwood trees are Carpinus caroliniana, Pieris japonica 'Mountain Fire', Pinus mugo and several types of spruce. Perennials include Corydalis lutea, Astilbe, Gentian, Trollius, Scabiosa, Jack in the Pulpit and several kinds of Helleborus orientalis, Hosta, Iris and Clematis. Dusty Miller, Fuchsia 'Gartenmeister' and verbena are among the annuals.
The folder includes worksheets, planting lists, a features list and additional information.