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Today’s Plant Palette

I thought you might be interested in the plant palette that I helped a client create for her property today.  I really like how it all turned out.  The plants are all set out and will be going into the ground very soon.

daily plant palette imperata rubra boodgrass clenatis white niobe ajuga heuchera caramel burgundy fall mum oastrich fern red astilbe hellebore carex comans brinze japanese painted fern acer palmatum scotch moss hosta green blood good actea cimicifuga

1. Interesting face pot, 2. Scotch moss, 3. Hosta Funkia green, 4. Imperata cylindrica Rubra, 5. Blossom time, 6. Clematis Practice, 7. Ajuga + heuchera, 8. Untitled, 9. New Beginnings, 10. “Ruby Beauty” Revisited (#696-09/07), 11. 7271 – Hellebore and Carex, 12. Japanese Painted Ferns, 13. Cimicifuga, 14. Acer Palmatum Discetum ‘Crimson Queen’ at Planting Fields Arboretum, Oyster Bay, NY, 15. All Gold Hakonechloa macra

I love the Face pot….if you know where they can be purchased, please let us know!

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  1. Scott Hokunson says:

    Excellent color and textural choices! Nice work. Hope you post after pics, and maybe again when the plants mature. Please pass on any info on the face pot, what a great accent piece.
    I use Cimicifuga ‘Pink Spike’ a lot, a real client pleaser.



  2. janet says:

    I love the hellebore and clematis that you selected! And I really like the idea of a plant palette – this is how I think about arranging flowers. I always start with a floral palette.

  3. louise garwood says:

    Rochelle, Lovely palette!

    BTW planter from Campania- see image from merrifield..

  4. I’ve seen that facepot at Home Depot, of all places.

  5. John says:

    Rochelle, those are some beautiful combinations. I especially like the Carex and Hellebore — never would have thought to match those two.

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