Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Spring Combinations II

Delicate peach Iris
turns dramatic when paired with
bright blue perennial Salvia.

Effective combinations bring out the best in plants.

Here are a few
that caught my eye around town
earlier this spring....
Photo taken at Hershey Gardens
Blue Star (Amsonia hubrichtii) and yellow Iris
emphasize deep purple spikes of
Caradonna Meadow Sage (Salvia nemorosa 'Caradonna'),

Evening Primrose (Oenothera speciosa) and Blue Flax (Linun lewisii) 
create cool waves of color.

This casual bank covering seems like
a good spot for the drought tolerant
Evening Primrose, which can spread aggressively.

Red poppies (Papaver) and
Blue Cornflower (Centaurea cyanus)
make a free and easy duo.

A pretty pink and blue palette:
Perennial Salvia (Salvia 'May Night' - middle right)
Catmint (Nepeta racemosa - bottom left)
Blue False Indigo (Baptisia australis - top right corner)
Coralbells (Heuchera - center)
Deep pink Knockout roses (top)
Pale pink carpet roses (middle left)

See more spring combinations here.


pontos said...

Che combinazioni di colore meravigliose! Complimenti!

allan becker said...

Beautiful photos. Congratulations!

Carolyn said...

Love the poppies and the cornflowers.

Alistair said...

Fabulous combinations, The Poppies and Cornflower do indeed look special.

ZielonaMila said...

Beautiful garden, I like to admire such views. I am greeting

Muddy Boot Dreams said...

I think I am a little late to the party, but this is the blog that your comment linked to.

Love those colors.

Jen @ Muddy Boot Dreams

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