Barberry Berberis selections Barberry paints the landscape with arching, fine-textured branches of purple-red or chartreuse foliage. In fall, leaves brighten to reddish orange and spikes of red berries appear like sparklers as the foliage drops. The mounding habit of barberries makes for graceful hedging and barriers, and the thorns protect privacy.
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Employ Variegated Foliage-Plants with chartreuse foliage make a big bang on their own -- but become an absolute work of art when paired with purple or blue, as seen with this variegated boxwood evergreen and allium
Aconitifolium Japanese Maple I have this one in my yard! It's known as Full Moon Maple. The leaves come out yellow, turn chartreuse for most of the season and then bright yellow and orange in the fall. Huge leaves that make you look at them twice:)
Purples and yellows supply a flowerbed with subdued color. Narrower beds are easier to access from both sides, making them easier to maintain. Repeating plants and colors, shown here in a planting of cranesbill and coralbells, fills a pretty flower border. Mounding plants maintain a view of the rest of the garden. To create a more casual appeal to the garden, flowers and shrubs are left to grow in a natural pattern. The foliage of bearded iris offers vertical visual interest to the garden.