Dark or deep colors

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How can dark gardens affect my border?

Dark or deep colors

Dark or deep colors tend to recede into the background of darkish foliage, though if you viewed them up close, they are often quite beautiful. But for garden effect, especially at some distance from the observer, brighter and lighter colors will give a cheerful air to the border. Blues and purples—though not the pastel shades, are receding colors and are best used close to and against light colored walls and can be quite effective.

   

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