29 June 2013

Catch Up 4: Colour Wheel : Blues and Yellows

day lilies and geraniums in garden

If you looked at the current bloomings of Garden65 you would think they were the result of careful plant selection.

What with yellow day lilies contrasting with blue geraniums (and hated creeping buttercup) ...

colour wheel in garden design blue yellow

And fiery 'fox and cubs' cosying up to the electric blue of ceanothus.

colour wheel in garden design orange purple

Of course you would be completely wrong - Mother Nature is the painter.

Geothe's colour wheel showing blues and purples as complementary colours to yellow and orange