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A criss-cross combo

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Photo/Illustration: Michelle Gervais

This little vignette is a perfect combination of colors that ties together beautifully. The chartreuse flowering tobacco (Nicotiana cv.) on the front right is echoed by the ‘Morning Light’ miscanthus (Miscanthus sinensis ‘Morning Light’) to the back left, while the dusky hues of the sedum (Sedum sp.) in the front left are picked up by the ‘Black Negligee’ bugbane (Actaea ‘Black Negligee’) on the back right. Deep purple and light chartreuse are perfect complements to each other, making this combo the perfect package. Designed by Rebecca Batchie for a garden in South Kent, Connecticut.

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  1. user-7006879 05/17/2010

    I would really love to see zone areas covered also with the descriptions. Really like this but are they zone 4?

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