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The Flower Show

Plant a Colorful Palette

May 06, 2020

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You cannot go wrong when it comes to planting spring blooms together to form a stunning combination of colors!  Enjoy this opportunity to experiment as an artist with colors, textures, and composition to let your creativity shine. 

Charles Cresson, owner of an internationally recognized, multi-generational private garden, Hedgleigh Spring, in Swarthmore, has spent years doing just that. He shares a few tips and favorite color combinations in this video. Try adding pansies and alyssum and other flowering perennials and annuals that will accentuate the taller blooms of tulips. Mix pinks, whites, and yellows for a beautiful spring display, or focus on shades of orange, red, and yellow for an eye-catching fiery landscape. You can also throw a few of your personal favorites together and see what happens! 

 

Tulip Design at Hedgleigh Spring

Tulip Design at Hedgleigh Spring

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