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Friday I’m in Love: Pink Roses

I love almost every colour of rose, but I think pink roses are my favourite. And even though it goes against my California-native/drought-tolerant principals here in California, I couldn’t resist a few David Austin roses in my new planting schemes. This

Gertrude Jekyll rose with deer sageis one of my all-time favorites, Gertrude Jekyll, planted last year and finally hitting her stride. Doesn’t she look great against the grey of the deer sage?

And this

Charles Rennie MackIntosh budsis a new friend, Charles Rennie Mackitosh, planted in February and about to reward me for my faith. You can take the girl out of England… 🙂

 

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Friday I’m in Love: Hibiscus

Another new addition to my courtyard. Hibiscus 1

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Hibiscus 1Such a glorious colour, and complements the grevillea beautifully!

 

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Descanso in July

I found myself focussing on contrasts and harmonies this month…

Natural, cultivated and man-made:20140731-080058-28858277.jpgHard and soft:

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Living and dead:20140731-080059-28859749.jpg

And colour: 20140731-080059-28859002.jpg

 

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