My front garden is composed of hot colors, oranges, reds and apricots. Of course a few other colors have crept in, but for the most part it is hot colors for a hot climate. In keeping with the spirit of heat – above is the Firebush (Hamelia patens var patens), planted by birds in a perfect foundation planting placement.
Imagine my surprise when looking at a real estate website one day I found this picture of my garden (Thanks, Google) with me in my usual position.
The nearly year round flowering Dwarf Red Ixora (Ixora ‘Dwarf Red’) is at its peak during the summer months, bees and butterflies love it.
Soap Aloe (Aloe saponaria) adds grey foliage color and texture and flowers just about quarterly.
More foliage interest is provided by Crotons in two varieties. Codiaeum varigatum ‘Pie Crust’ is below.
The other Croton is Mammey…
Happy Gardening from my front yard!
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