Today’s GPOD is from Mindy Arbo of the Cotton-Arbo retum in Winchester, Massachusetts. Mindy says: “This striking combination of Hosta ‘Sum and Substance’ and Chelone ‘Hot Lips’ comes from the extraordinary Connecticut garden of Monique and Les Anthony. The planting works in many ways. The color palette of magenta, gold, and deep green is compatible, and the vignette is visually kinetic from the small finely articulated chelone flowers and foliage mixed with the large broad hosta leaves. This is also a particularly long-lasting combo in the garden; the hosta has presence from June through October and the chelone blooms in late August and September.” Thanks, Mindy, for sharing this photo with us!
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