Here’s an example of a combo that shouldn’t work, but does. All of these plants have quite similar textures and colors, but when you put them together, instead of creating a chaotic mishmash, they make you stop and look again. The subtle differences make for an intriguing tapestry that’s surprisingly pleasing. This combo was designed by Deanne Fortnam in Nashua, New Hampshire.
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