Colorful Foliage Vingette

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Seen in the neighborhood when walking the pups, this vignette is part of a beautiful garden.  From top left, going clockwise:  Cercis 'Forest Pansy',  Westringia fruticosa 'Morning Light' (???),  Phormium 'Alison Blackman', Libertia perigrinans, Agave attenuata.  Not a flower to be seen, but still colorful and lively.  
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Compare 'Forest Pansy' with a bronze foliaged Phormium--it is more somber in mood:
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  1. Beautiful! Even without flowers. Love the whirly jig!

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    1. Yes, the whirly gig adds an architectural shape to all the soft foliage. I like it, too.

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  2. I like your heart-shaped foliage on the Forest Pansy Cercis, I suppose it already bloomed in early spring? It looks good with the spiky variegated foliage.

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    1. It bloomed a couple of months ago at least.

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  3. Now that's Fabulous Foliage!

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    1. Nice to drive by when going home, that's for sure. :)

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  4. Good point on the redbud - a somber color, compared to those others. Never thought of that plant's mood!

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  5. A stunning combination of form, foliage, and color. You can always count on Libertia for a nice jolt of orange!

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    1. That Libertia adds a real punch. It's nice to see it--not super-common around here.

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  6. Gorgeous leaves, colours and textures, I love foliage plants, especially those with variegated leaves.
    xoxoxo ♡

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    1. I love variegation too, it's so interesting.

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  7. I like the similarities and differences here, particularly the libertia with the phormium - both are grassy spear shapes, but quite different in color.

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  8. Love those Phormiums! Beautiful.

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  9. What a lovely riot of colors! Fabulous!

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  10. Redbuds are native to my area and I see a lot of the green ones but I really love 'Forest Pansy'. If that garden were near my house, I'd be out there admiring it, too. :o)

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  11. Wow, that is a fabulous color combination! The textures that are represented are also incredible! Cheers, Jenni

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  12. That's a gorgeous little spot! I'm now in love with libertia... since my front yard is already full, it's probably a good thing that I'm 2 zones too cold. (If I was just 1 away, I would probably give it a try!)

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