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1/05/2012

Plant Palette: Dusty Victorian

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I was struck this morning when I opened up the latest email from Avant Gardens. These plants were part of the mix that they are offering in early season sales and my mind immediately thought of dusty old pictures of Victorians in the their gardens. Yes I know that back in the day, they didn’t live in a sepia colored world (duh, but wouldn’t that be interesting for a while?) and that old pictures just look like that, but wouldn’t it be fun to make a garden full of plants that we could pretend like we all old fashioned in?

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All images from Avant Gardens.

Phlox ‘Sherbert Blend’, Acer ‘Esk Sunset’, Cotinus ‘Daydream’, Magnolia ‘Sunsation’ and Rodgersia ‘Chocolate Wings’.

And as a side note — check back later today — I have a big surprise that I am excited to share!!!  (here is a hint — check out the writers page….)

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  1. Widyo says:

    information that you wrote a very interesting

  2. Thanks for the comment! The color scheme wasn’t intended, but after the images were selected and opening page was put together, it did have that old world feel. I love it when combinations like this just happen!

  3. Patricia says:

    The phlox is, to me, especially eye catching. And the magnolia is truly “Sunsation-al” 🙂

  4. Studio 'g' says:

    Katherine — I MUST get to your nursery this season….the emails are just too taunting to not. 😉

  5. josh says:

    I love Avant Gardens!

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