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Blue plants

Blue plants

Blue plants

I love blue plants. They're so tall and strong, a brilliant electric blue in the summer after the heat and a light subdued green-blue when the winter gets cold.Of the 280,000 flowering plants on earth, only 10 percent of them are blue. Look to the rare hue of these blue flowers (both light and dark) to brighten up your landscape or balance out warm-toned plantings. From teal and turquoise flowers to navy blooms and everything in between, our top picks will help you cultivate a gorgeous garden that sings the blues in a good way.When most people think of poppies, they think of blooms in white, yellow, or red. That's largely because this stunning blue variety is so hard to grow; the only regions where it stands a chance is in parts of New England, the Pacific Northwest, and Alaska.

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The 2020 Pantone Color of the Year is Classic Blue and the serene, calming color is a perfect fit for our current times. Who these days isn’t looking for some serenity in their lives? While flowers are the most obvious way to add blue to your garden, blue foliage, blue berries and even blue paint can all help create a calming oasis right outside your door. Here are 58 plants to consider for your garden.Bold yet delicate, 'Blue Chiffon' Rose of Sharon is a star in the garden from late summer to fall. The distinctive blue flower color complements many popular late summer perennials and attracts pollinators including bees, butterflies and hummingbirds. Blue Chiffon is an excellent choice for hedging as it will reach up to 144 inches when mature. This flowering shrub will look equally as beautiful when added to your cut flower arrangements, too! Deer resistant.

Earlier to bloom than other Clematis, Sparky Blue begins the show in mid to late spring with purple blue flowers around a fluffy yellow center. These unique flowers povide weeks, even months, of color that is perfect for a pretty trellis in your perennial garden or along a railing, lattice or fence. Disease resistant with no pruning required, this reblooming vine is an easy choice for a sunny spot!.Blue is beautiful! It’s also not quite as rare in the garden as some people might think, especially when it comes to shrubs. You’ll find fabulous flowers, foliage, and even fruit in blue hues that add a touch of cool and refreshing color to your garden or landscape. Blue goes with just about any exterior color, including red and orange brick, and plays nicely with other plants as well. When in doubt about how to accentuate your landscape, just go blue! (Source: www.pinterest.com)

 

 

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