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Re: variegated foliage


Agreed. Noreen - about your friends garden - does all that variegation
get a bit - how shall I say - busy?? I like a peaceful garden, that
sounds like it would jangle your nerves and not soothe them.

Different strokes indeed.  My variegated vincas mix nicely w/ the green leaved ones and makes a very pleasing combination.

---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: TeichFlora@aol.com
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Fri, 27 Jun 2003 14:41:30 EDT

>I totally agree Marge.  I love variegated foliage in shady areas or a bit 
>here and there to give color to otherwise all green foliage areas.  I do agree 
>though that some of the newer yellow foliage plants, etc. do look ill.  
>I have friends that have nothing but variegated foliage plants....hmmm....now 
>that's different strokes for you.
>Noreen
>zone 9
>Texas Gulf Coast
>
>In a message dated 6/27/2003 11:02:36 AM Central Standard Time, 
>gardenchat-owner@hort.net writes:
>
>> 
>> Well, you all - different strokes for different folks:-)  I adore
>> almost all variegated foliage.  There are some plants that do look
>> like they've got a terminal disease, but they are in the minority. 
>> IMHO, variegated foliage lights up the shade and takes the place of
>> flowers in shady gardens:-)  Comes under the heading of "Fabulous
>> Foliage" to me...
>> 
>> Marge Talt, zone 7 Maryland
>
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Kemp TX/zone 8A



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