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Jul 9, 2014 6:30 AM CST
|These are beautiful! Orange is emblematic of fall, but I enjoy it all of the time for it's intensity and vibrancy. It provides eye popping contrast for blues and whites and glows like a sunset all on it's own. It's subtler cousins can be as delicate as the palest pink if warmth is desired in a pastel garden.
My favorite is the Nicolas de Largillière, but Georg Albert Dorschfeldt represents what I am trying to accomplish in my own garden.
Thank you Karen!
Jul 9, 2014 7:13 PM CST
|You're very welcome, Alana - glad you liked them. My garden is a long way from those paintings' inspirations, the back of which is currently buried beneath last night's tree fall. Last night's storm accomplished in a minute what the last 10 years' worth of storms could not. The storm had one color: black, and only for what seemed an instant. Anyhoo, thank you for sharing this venture into an area about which I know very little.
My religion is simple. My religion is kindness. Dalai Lama (worth trying)
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