Purples and Greens

October 10, 2011

I am seeing a lot of purple-green color combinations in nature right now.    I think it is a particularly pleasing juxtaposition.

Purple calla lilies in a neighbor's yard

Purple calla lilies

Edged in green, Barberry bush

Hydrangea

Foliage at the Volunteer Park Conservatory

Ornamental cabbage, Sky Nursery

Purple and green is also a favorite color scheme in quilts.  Here is one I made several years ago:

Kansas City Star Quilt

4 Responses to “Purples and Greens”

  1. garden2day Says:

    I love this time of year, and I love your quilt!


  2. Wouldn’t have thought of that for a quilt, but the greens are deep and gentle, and purples sparkle thru a range of colours.


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