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Re: variegated leaves

I used to lean more towards the cooler colors as well but since I became
obsessed with 'the tropical look" I've fallen in love with all the hot
colors. My garden this year is a riot of orange red, yellow and purple. And
I LOVE it!

Andrea H
Beaufort, SC
Zone 8b

----- Original Message -----
From: "fm4re" <fm4re@swbell.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Sunday, June 29, 2003 10:03 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] variegated leaves

> Now the potato vine with pink/green/white looks stunning rambling around
> lamb's ear in one of the sunnier beds.  But I think it's just that each of
> us has different tastes in color combinations.  My husband goes to the
> garden centers and picks out what I call "Ronald McDonald colors"  - those
> bright oranges, orange reds, lime-y greens, etc.
> Interesting though because in temperament, I'm the one with the "hotter"
> temperament and he is more low-keyed.  I know that the color tests on the
> web are for just colors and not flower/plant colors because we've played
> with those.  In that setting and in his clothes, etc. he prefers navy and
> burgundy, etc. - conservative colors.
> Fran, OKC, Zone 7
> From: "Andrea H" <hodgesaa@islc.net>
> >  I am not a fan of pink,
> > white, and green foliage mixed (except on the water celery) I hate those
> variegated potato vines and the variegated tropical hibiscus
> > with foliage like that. I think they look diseased.
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