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Seeking Purple

I’ve still got some purple going in the garden.  The Toad Lilies have held on through nighttime temperatures in the twenties and even some snow.                        My Purple Dome Asters … Continue reading

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Pot Refresher

I redid the pots on my front steps recently with a mix of edibles and fall flowers. Ornamental Kale gets more colorful as the weather grows colder, and there are many purples to chose from, so I love kale. The … Continue reading

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A Little More Purple

Yesterday I showcased the deep purple of Bugbane. Today it’s the Toad lily’s turn. I love the complexity of this bloom. The bold mix of purple freckles with salmon anthers, under painted with bright yellow?  Not something I would have … Continue reading

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Purple Haze

           Sometimes purple is an attention-grabbing bully, like in this Smokebush. (No one steps into a garden and ignores its dark, brooding presence.) Sometimes purple can be delicate, a fistful of green-centered sparklers, like this allium. … Continue reading

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