Wednesday, December 23, 2015
Garden Foliage: Purple
With some, this seems to be a response to cooler weather. Penstemon parryi has turned a luscious metallic purple.
On Caesalpinia pulcherrima (Pride of Barbados, among many other names), the hue is blended with copper tones.
On the just-planted Calliandra californica "Baja Red", a young Baja Fairy Duster bush, the colour is quite strong (see also the picture at top of post)...