Plant Combinations: Bring out the blooms with golden foliage

Designers rely on repetition to create harmony and rhythm in the landscape.

Within a planting, repetition of color weaves the individual pieces of the garden together. In this combination, yellow is repeated through flowers and foliage, guiding the eye across the planting. Golden and chartreuse foliage not only accent the eye-catching blooms of ‘Marvel’ Mahonia, but also pull the focal point back into the larger context of the planting. Contrasting purple foliage adds depth and complexity.

Plant List

‘Marvel’ Mahonia

Evercolor® ‘Everillo’ Carex

‘Lemon Lime’ Nandina

‘Twilight’ Heucherella

Purple Daydream® Loropetalum

Combination Details

Sun Exposure: part sun to shade

USDA Hardiness Zones: 6 to 9

Key Features: Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Fragrant Flowers, Ornamental Berries, Year-round Interest

Design Styles: Asian, Contemporary, Naturalistic, Woodland


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