Botanical Images: 9 Divine Color Combinations

This slideshow of botanical images demonstrates garden color combinations based on color theory, diverse species and bloom time.

Going Green: Green could be the basis of a color scheme with variegation, shades, and tints. (Clockwise from top left) Adonis amurensis (leaves), Buxus sempervirens ‘Latifolia Maculata’, Hedera helix ‘Buttercup’, Fragaria vesca ‘Golden Alexander’, Chamaecyparis nootkatensis ‘Variegata’, Petasites japonicus ‘Variegatus’, Chamaecyparis obtusa ‘Fernspray Gold’, Buxus sempervirens ‘Elegantissima’, Chamaecyparis pisifera ‘Filifera Aurea’, Tanacetum parthenium ‘Aureum’.
Photo by Ellen Hoverkamp, courtesy Stewart, Tabori & Chang (c) 2012