One Of The Most Versatile Garden Flower Colors And Where To Best Use It

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One Of The Most Versatile Garden Flower Colors And Where To Best Use It

Creating a beautiful garden with colorful flowers is an exciting activity. You can choose your favorite colors or pick ones that complement your home’s exterior. While some colors may not match your home’s exterior, white is a color that suits every home and can enhance its beauty throughout the year.

White flowers are a classic choice that can help create an elegant and sophisticated look for your outdoor space. In the summer, they give a cool and refreshing feel, while during the fall, they provide a graceful scene of snowy ice caps and luxury.

These flowers can also create any mood you want in your garden. Some people want a vibrant feel and prefer brightly-colored flowers, while others prefer a calming aura with deep or cool-toned hues. White flowers can blend seamlessly with any other color or look great, making them an incredibly versatile choice.

Where to place white flowers in a garden

Lilac flowers

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When it comes to the placement of your white flowers, keep the mood in mind. If you’re going for an all-white look, you can use them to brighten up a quiet, more contemplative space, like one where you write, paint, or simply sit and relax. If you’re pairing them with brightly colored flowers, you may opt to plant them in areas of the yard with big spaces where you may hold festive get-togethers.

One of the best places to add white flowers to your landscape is along the path to your home. They brighten up the space even in the dark since they reflect light. They create a functional and dignified aesthetic for the eye to follow on the way to your front door.

You can choose from several different types of flowers. Annabelle hydrangeas, cup flowers, and iceberg roses are beautiful choices. Petunias, impatiens, and sweet alyssums all work well because they are close to the ground. A lilac bush is another option. You’ll also want to add both annuals and perennials. Make sure to pick flowers that don’t all bloom at the same time of year, so you have a steady stream of live flowers.

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Dr Heidi Parkes

By Dr Heidi Parkes

Senior Information Extension Officer QLD Dept of Agriculture & Fisheries.