Botanical Images: 9 Divine Color Combinations

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

Hue Do You Love: Colors on the wheel from red-orange to yellow are said to be warm, those that range from blue to red-violet are considered cool. (Clockwise from top left) Hot Crocosmia ‘Lucifer’, Acer palmatum var. dissectum f. atropurpureum ‘Red Dragon’, yellow Asiatic lily ‘Grand Cru’, red Maltese cross (Lychnis chalcedonia), Crocosmia, red Asiatic lily ‘Jazz’, fruit of Penstemon digitalis ‘Husker’s Red’, yellow Heliopsis ‘Bressingham Doubloon’.
Photo by Ellen Hoverkamp, courtesy Stewart, Tabori & Chang (c) 2012