Underplanting a Camellia, an arrow points to Artemisia mauiensis 'Makena Silver'. The white-silver foliage insisted on the eye's attention.
The phone's camera was unimpressed:
A curve-leafed Bromeliad, Cuphea 'Blackberry Sparkler', and annual Celosia share a container:
Chartreuse Helichrysum with dark Bromeliads.
Late summer disarray:
Tillandsia usneoides, common name "Spanish Moss":
an aqua glass globe acts as focal point. 'Sunshine' is a new sterile selection. Ligustrums are an invasive problem in some areas east of the Mississippi. The seeds are spread by berry-eating birds. Hence: horticultural work on sterile versions.
Another mural. The most brightly colored pieces were visually jarring nestled among natural foliage and flowers.
Exuberant summer foliage--ornamental Musas, Cannas, Coleus, Colcasias, and Alocasias.
Last shot: a flat of ornamental Bok Choy awaiting planting. Gardeners were starting the transition from Summer to Autumn.
I'm starting it myself. How about you?