Plants with Dark Foliage

By rsweets@tds.net (Robin Sweetser) It is easy to add depth to your flower garden by using plants with dark colored leaves.

Burgundy foliage creates a backdrop for the flowers growing around it and adds variety to a sea of green. Plants with dark maroon leaves not only take center stage when they are in bloom but continue to be interesting even when they are not blossoming. Dark colors mix well with silver-leaved and variegated foliage plants as well as with green. Black is a rare color in plants but many dark colors come close… more

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