tinted blue flowering plants
Blue is a color that attracts many gardeners. Blue has the rustic charm. Blue is not cold. But how exciting blue is, on the use of blue in the garden may well be be considered. Blue is never pure blue, but is composed of several tones. Dark blue flowers give a warm glow to the garden, bright blue and teal instead do cool, light blue flowers create a playful effect with a little red and blue and full of warm weather.
Blue is a color that can evoke different moods. It can stimulate, but also tranquility. Subconsciously, it is often associated with air, sea or distant views. The sky looks blue because scattered, short light waves silhouetted against the black of space. The air is never uniform intense blue, but is divided in infinite shades and tones as particles in the atmosphere the sunlight again and cause breakage. Sky Blue is very quiet on the eye, thereby compare like a blue sea of unfathomable depth and often can sometimes be staggering.
Color in the Garden: How blue is blue? Irritating blue, icy cold blue, hot blue or blue playful? pretty-pretty
The search for blue flowering plants is not a big task. When we think of blue flowers are a few plant genera immediately my thoughts. Clematis, lupine, hydrangea, delphinium, aconite, iris, geranium, cross thistle, violets, forget-me-not, Campanula and many more families with numerous blue-flowering species and cultivars.
The TKPLUS CD-ROM, the TK-Plant Guide CD-ROM and a few books you can start dreaming of your blue blue compositie.Meer plants are to be found in the TK-Plant Guide. Besides perennials and shrubs can offer extended with blue flowering bulbs such as Scilla. Even as annuals Knautia arvensis, bugloss (Anchusa) and dog tongue (Cynoglossum) are on my wish list blue. Blue-colored seeds of plants can be ordered in the Garden Newspaper shop,
Pay attention to your choice of flowers at different flowering times. both the summer, late summer, spring and early spring offer numerous possibilities blue. Choose from different shades of blue. If you too choose the same shade of dull. Pure blue and violet forms a nice contrast against the yellow daffodils in spring. Later in the season there are plenty of flowering perennials in blue, as bugloss (Anchusa) and Salvia which are the same color intensity as the spring bulbs and corms, but getting more competition from other flower colors. So keep them separate from the blazing summer colors! A blue color scheme may be based on a carefully selected range of the color wheel, eg all blue from pure blue to deep purple, to purple and warmer reddish tones. The velvety dark violet clematis x Jackmanii has beautiful flowers that stand next to a paarsgebladerde barberry (Berberis), which in turn can be interspersed with crimson roses that have a little blue.
CarpaticaKleur Campanula in the garden: How blue is blue? Irritating blue, icy cold blue, hot blue or blue playful? Old fashioned or known?
A well-known and very fine series of old-fashioned gardens gets blue with violets (violet), lavender (mauve), Campanula (Carpathians bells) and lilac (lilac). Today each of these four, however, in so many colors that the original color of the plant is often forgotten. A bosviooltje differs in color is often very different from the larger garden hybrids and old-fashioned lilac lilac you will now not much more. It now gives preference to the dark or even white cultivars. The former Dutch and English lavender species have now largely given way to deeper colored cultivars such as Lavandula 'Hidcote' and 'Munstead'.
Too much is never good
You have to watch out for too much blue. A sea of blue flowers in different hues and tones is very exciting, but also a bit restless as the sea itself. Misty blue indicates no clear boundaries and dimensions and this is an important aspect in a garden where space and distance to be simulated.
Geranium magnificum (x) A sea of blue flowers in different hues and tones is very exciting, but also a bit restless as the sea itself. Misty blue indicates no clear boundaries and dimensions and this is an important aspect in a garden where space and distance to be simulated. In spring, the first blues out and cover the brown earth colors with a soft cloth that illuminates the light. Scilla (grape hyacinths), Pulmonaria (lung wort) and Anemone blanda multiply itself into a dense cover under deciduous trees and shrubs that were later will protect against the sun. Agapanthus - Flowers that grow high on a high stalk like Allium and Agapanthus are very well apply between other perennials in the border. Flowers that grow high on a high stalk like Allium and Agapanthus are very well apply between other perennials in the border. The continuing low Heptica nobilis fits perfectly in the rock garden. Would you easily choose blue again from the huge range of blue flowering garden geraniums such as Geranium platylpetalum. Sky blue geranium is light blue with light blue to white and very smoothly. Make a choice that not too many plants, blue-green leaves which are disturbing and groundbreaking work. Plant front of the border as cheerful Veronica Teucrium 'Azureum' or Geranium x magnificum, plants that pick up the colors a bit. The gray leaf clusters Santolina is dark even deeper. A monochrome blue border can also be run from dark to light or too well from deep violet through warmer.
Blue colors combine with another color palette is much more complicated. The blue colors ranging from blue-green and pure blue to deep purplish blue and mauve, are a strong red tinge near a warm glow. Conversely, the same way: red with a cool blue haze looks cooler. Pure blue is quite rare among the flower colors and even then terms like bright, dark, intense light and often needed. The periwinkle Vinca minor is bright blue, Mertensia ciliata is light but intense, Salvia patens is bright, Salvia guaranitica is dark blue and Veronica Teucrium and especially the variety Azureum is intense pure blue. Convolvulus and Campanula isophyllus mauritanicus are bright blue, gentian is not always clear but purely by a violet or reddish undertones. A blue garden is not limited to only blue flowering plants. A good result is the main goal of any planting scheme and any other color that contributes is welcome. A blue garden may in its design yearn for a group of white lilies and a light lemon yellow flowers, but will not listen to because after all a "blue garden". A color expert knows that blue is more beauty radiates from there to the right place a complementary color next to it. Miss Jekyll designed a blue garden that only could be reached by first a garden area to cross occupied mainly by golden leaves to see. The effect of the afterimage was such that no blue flower ever so blue. The blue was as pure as possible, with only occasionally some gray-blue cross thistle and perennial Clematis heracleifolia. Clematis heracleifolia She avoided using the purple-blue bell flowers, but planted there are ivory white Clematis recta, Aruncus dioicus white lupins (Lupinus) and Hosta sieboldiana with bluish leaves, palm lilies and glass. In another garden area, she combined the bright gray-green marram grass Elymus arenarius with Euphorbia wulfenii that sea green leaves, and lime-green flower clusters. The pale yellow delicate flowers of Thalictrum speciosissimum tasks above the beautiful blue-green leaves and mottled grass and maize (Zea mays), she knew her garden to further enhance. Blue is often combined with a touch of red. You can turn blue to pass into lilac and purple. Some blue-flowering plants have been a bit red in it such as Salvia hormonium , Veronica longifolia, Echium and Platycodon.
Blue is great to combine with blue gray-leaved plants is beautifully combined with gray-leaved plants. When grasses are many beautiful species like gray-blauwbladige such as Festuca, Koeleria, Leymus and Helictotichon. When perennials Artemisia offers, Crambe, Santolina and Veronica lot of combinations. Grey Blue Sheet gives a bright blue or purple violet and the blue glow as pure as possible. Artemisia and silver grijsgebladerde plants can improve their leaf adjacent colors stand out, without disturbing them. White and cream variegated foliage deepens blue without making it redder. Your garden is less monotonous by some to break the blue Glyceria, Scrophularia and also zenegroen colorful ground cover.