Saturday, December 22, 2007

Foliage in the Garden

Cupresses Arizonica

With many garden flowers faded like those summer days the importance of foliage in the planting scheme is ever more apparent.

Coloured leaves which intensify or change their hue change dramatically the aspect of any garden.

Jerusalem Sage
Leaves of many Mediterranean plant species have hairy leaves which serve to reflect the sun and also capture moisture from the humid air. Their texture contrasts sharply with glossy leaved varieties.

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