influencing perspective

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How does color impact garden design?

influencing perspective

Colors can influence perspective when viewing the garden from a distance. Cool colors, such as blue forget-me-nots ( Brunnera macrophylla ) and green hosta ( Hosta ) recede into a landscape while hot colors, such as pink geraniums ( Pelargonium ) and red flowered cannas ( Canna ) come forward into a scene.



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