Saturday, May 26, 2012

Shape, Texture and Color

This thrills me. I love seeing corners in the garden where there is no interest from flower blooms, but plenty of depth from foliage. Variegated helichrysum, bearded iris foliage and cedar 'Blue Ice' create a calming but interesting bed in the Moonlight Garden. The variety seen in the foliage shapes and textures can hold its own while waiting for the iris, roses and snapdragons nearby to bloom. Love it!

1 comment:

Northern Shade said...

At a quick glance, before I read your writing and enlarged the photo, I actually thought it was a shrub with small white blooms. Foliage with hints of white is great for contrast against darker leaves, and decorates the garden like flowers.