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Jewel Toned Flower Mix

September 7th, 2016

At the beginning of August, I spent a few days in Vermont with a friend. Last week I posted photos of all of the garden areas at Shelburne Farms, which we really loved. We also went to Shelburne Museum, which we didn’t enjoy as much as the farm. They did have this one jewel toned flower display outside of the one the buildings that was really fantastic.
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Normally, I’m not one for jewel tones, including oranges and reds. This arrangement was great though, it really caught my eye. I think that the main pink color with pops of red, orange, and yellow is what makes it work, the colors aren’t all fighting for the spotlight because one color already has it. I may give this mix a try sometime in a new garden area.

What’s your favorite color combination when it comes to annuals?

2 Comments to “Jewel Toned Flower Mix”
  1. Nebraska Dave on September 7, 2016 at 8:14 am

    Susy, this year the only annual flowers that I had were red. My colors I would like to see is purple or any shade of blue. So far I’m not doing so good with my favorite colors. I did stick my toe in the water and planted some annual flowers under the rain gutter tomatoes that turned out really good. I’ll have to do more next year. You are inspiring me to expand my gardening horizon to greater heights.

    Have a great memory day from visiting gardens.

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  2. Hilary on September 8, 2016 at 12:50 pm

    The jewel tones are so inspiring! Makes me want to plant a cutting garden next Year!

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