The American Flower Garden

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"It is not a simple matter to so plan a garden as to have no clash of colour in it any day of the year. The pink phlox, that should have finished blooming before the orange marigolds next it opened a bud, perhaps prolongs its bloom because of unseasonably cool weather, and the eye with a sensitive colour nerve behind its lens turns quickly from the sight.... The eye that can tolerate a magenta petunia anywhere will doubtless not object to it in an iron vase next to a scarlet geranium where it usually appears; nor will such an untrained eye weep when a purple Jackman's clematis spreads its royal bloom against a red brick house, or when masses of reddish purple bougainvillea blossoms fairly scream at the scarlet poinsettias in a tropical garden. But,... by instant removal where two colours in juxtaposition offend, by the introduction of green and white peacemakers among the warring flowers, harmony can be maintained and it must be else there is no repose, no 'content in a garden.'... More > "< Less
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December 30, 2015
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