More jewel tones for your Garden

Jewel tones are rich colors that resemble gemstones including emerald green ( 2013 color of the year),amethyst purple, ruby red, topaz yellow, sapphire blue, tourmaline green, and turquoise blue.

A jewel tone is bold and lends an air of distinction to a space. They bring a scintillating 'Pop' to a garden.  Complimentary jewel tones like amethyst purple and topaz yellow are especially popular.

Jewel tones look great indoors as well...I love this painting and chairs below...

But too much saturation can be overwhelming...You must temper your exuberance a little....

I mean, isn't the table above a little intense? Richness can lead to burn out...

Fire Spinner Ice Plant

But you can get away with lots of jewel tones when you use plants that fall into this category...

Smoke Bush
The smoke Bush Royal Pueple or Velvet Cloak fits in this category.
Jeweltone bouquet
Spello, Italy
Flowers also can be combined to become a Jewel Tone Medley...
Angelonia and Lime Rickey Heuchera - Johnsen Landscapes & Pools
Coleus works great to create a jewel tone planter
You can also add Jewel tone lanterns on your porch....

Or bathe an outdoor space in colored light...
 Or maybe just invite amazing butterflies into your garden...
Nature's Jewel Tones are the most captivating of all.


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  2. I love the jewel tones in your garden.I wish i could have a garden as beautiful as yours
    Thanks for sharing

  3. Lovely colors! Thanks for sharing.

    1. Thank You Juliet! You can't go wrong with these colors..


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