Thumb of 2014-10-28/pirl/eaed33@pirl submitted this image in the Containers category of the The 2014 All Things Plants Photo Contest.

pirl added a caption:Authentic clam basket with coleuses, petunias, and strobilanthes.
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Nov 13, 2014 8:20 AM CST
Name: Tiffany purpleinopp
Opp, AL ☼🌷⚘🌹🌻 (Zone 8b)
Houseplants Organic Gardener Composter Region: Gulf Coast Miniature Gardening Butterflies
Garden Sages Plant Identifier Million Pollinator Garden Challenge Garden Ideas: Level 1 Hummingbirder Foliage Fan
Arlene, just LOVE the colors in this pot. Honorable mention!!!!
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Nov 13, 2014 10:07 AM CST
Name: Arlene
Southold, Long Island, NY (Zone 7a)
Region: Ukraine Dahlias I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Houseplants Tomato Heads Garden Ideas: Level 1
Plant Identifier Photo Contest Winner: 2014 Million Pollinator Garden Challenge Celebrating Gardening: 2015
Thank you, Tiffany. The photo was taken in 2008. My plan is to go with purple again for next year since it has never looked as good in subsequent years no matter what.colors I've tried.
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Nov 14, 2014 12:15 PM CST
JC NJ/So FL (Zone 7b)
Amaryllis Hydroponics Houseplants Region: Florida Container Gardener Garden Photography
Bromeliad Aroids Tropicals Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Plant Identifier
it's a beautiful combination.
i love burgundy/purple stuff with chartreuse, but then find it very difficult to add flowers to it.
invariably more yellow/burgundy/purple works the best. and sometimes palest pink blush is well too.
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Nov 14, 2014 2:57 PM CST
Name: Arlene
Southold, Long Island, NY (Zone 7a)
Region: Ukraine Dahlias I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Houseplants Tomato Heads Garden Ideas: Level 1
Plant Identifier Photo Contest Winner: 2014 Million Pollinator Garden Challenge Celebrating Gardening: 2015
Yes! I love more and more purple or lavender. Whenever I want to break up color groups in the garden it's always purple or violet that comes to the rescue.
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Nov 19, 2014 9:52 AM CST
Name: Jennifer
48036 MI (Zone 6b)
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Hummingbirder Sedums Winter Sowing Peonies Region: Michigan Celebrating Gardening: 2015
I agree, a very beautiful combo!
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Nov 19, 2014 10:06 AM CST
Name: Arlene
Southold, Long Island, NY (Zone 7a)
Region: Ukraine Dahlias I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Houseplants Tomato Heads Garden Ideas: Level 1
Plant Identifier Photo Contest Winner: 2014 Million Pollinator Garden Challenge Celebrating Gardening: 2015
Thanks, Jennifer. It's fun to spend the cold hours trying out new combinations for 2015.
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