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Name: Karen
Baltimore, MD (Zone 7b)
typwc
Mar 30, 2014 7:00 AM CST
@pirl, I keep coming back to look at this picture. Such great textural contrast and the colors look awesome together. I have Velvet Mocha too and may have to try to recreate this look. Thank you for sharing!
Name: Arlene
Southold, Long Island, NY (Zone 7a)
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Tomato Heads Houseplants Garden Ideas: Level 1 Photo Contest Winner: 2014 Celebrating Gardening: 2015
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pirl
Mar 30, 2014 8:17 AM CST
Thanks, Karen. I do like that combo. You can't believe how many coleuses I tried to pair with Gingerland until I got it right (not perfect yet).

Clearly, I must have been deprived of coffee when I tried this disaster.


Here Beckwith's Gem is too far back to form any eye catching match. I did like Beckwith's Gem but thought I'd like to match the wine colored dots on the caladium so I kept trying more and more coleuses every year.
Thumb of 2014-03-30/pirl/c25691

While the color of Felix did match, the edge went better with Citronelle (heuchera):
Thumb of 2014-03-30/pirl/e65390

It's just a tiny part of my color echoes/color harmony madness.




Name: Karen
Baltimore, MD (Zone 7b)
typwc
Mar 30, 2014 1:23 PM CST
Color harmony is my passion too! Love seeing this progression. Thanks for telling me the story of how you came to this pairing.
Name: Arlene
Southold, Long Island, NY (Zone 7a)
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Tomato Heads Houseplants Garden Ideas: Level 1 Photo Contest Winner: 2014 Celebrating Gardening: 2015
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pirl
Mar 30, 2014 6:59 PM CST
Try this thread about color echoes when you have the time:

The thread "Color Echoes, anyone?" in Perennials forum

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