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Oct 2, 2022 6:01 PM CST
Name: Elizabeth
Ann Arbor, Michigan (Zone 6a)
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Seasonal cheer in living form

Who needs artificial holiday decorations when nature provides abundant blooms and foliage in seasonal colors. Here the red is from kalanchoe. Many of the greens are from succulents and ivy. White mums complete the color palette, unless you count the spots yellow from the lemons.

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Oct 2, 2022 6:06 PM CST
Name: Rj
Just S of the twin cities of M (Zone 4b)
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Perfect banner Elizabeth!
As Yogi Berra said, “It's tough to make predictions, especially about the future.”
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Oct 2, 2022 7:13 PM CST
Name: Nancy
Northeastern Illinois (Zone 5b)
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And is that a type of Dusty Miller in the upper left side? It adds the silver touch to the display. I didn't think seasonal/christmassy until you mentioned, now I can't unsee it! Hilarious! Beautiful banner!
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Oct 2, 2022 7:21 PM CST
Name: Laurie
southeast Nebraska (Zone 5b)
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Lots of interesting textures, too! Beautiful!
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Oct 2, 2022 8:54 PM CST
Name: Frenchy
Falls Church, VA (Zone 7b)
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What a delightful banner!
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Oct 3, 2022 3:31 PM CST
Name: Elizabeth
Ann Arbor, Michigan (Zone 6a)
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Thanks everyone. I confess I forgot that one of my banner submissions was scheduled for today. *Blush* D'Oh!
Here's the source image. Because it's a photomerge (aka panorama), it won't show much more than the banner itself does on this site. You do get a better view of the lemons, though.

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To answer @Murky's question, yes the plants on the left are Dusty Miller. They're one of my favorite accent plants for groupings like this. Nothing else has quite their color or leaf shape.
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Oct 3, 2022 4:35 PM CST
Name: Barb
Quincy, FL (Zone 8b)
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Your banner is really striking. Just love it.
“Because we all share this planet earth, we have to learn to live in harmony and peace with each other and with nature. This is not just a dream, but a necessity.”
― Dalai Lama
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Oct 3, 2022 4:35 PM CST
Name: Nancy
Northeastern Illinois (Zone 5b)
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I've often thought of putting Dusty Miller in a few of my planters, but everything needs to stay moist, and not sure that would suit Dusty Miller, if it would thrive. I'll just have to try it one summer in 1 container at least and see. I really do love it's color and texture as well.
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