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Yellow cheers and enlightens.

From A Gardener Comes to Terms with Yellow:
Victoria Finlay author  of Color: A Natural History of the Palette, says, of all the colors “yellow gives some of the most mixed messages of all.” Garden designers around the world agree,  praising yellow as being “cheerful,” “joyous,” “luminous,” and for its “ability to harmonize.” Yet the same designers also warn of yellow being “a show-stealer,” “aggressive,” “garish,” “dominating,” even “perilous.”

Tulipa sylvestris. Photo: Daniel Mount

SPRING:

Cornus sericea ‘Hedgerows Gold’

Dicentra spectabilis ‘Gold Heart’

Euphorbia amygdaloides var. robbiae; E. characias subsp. wulfenii; E. chamaecyparis ‘Orange Man’

Forsythia ‘Gold Tide’; F. ‘Citrus Swizzle’, F. ‘Fiesta’

Narcissus ‘Hawera’; N. ‘Mariejka’

Paeonia ‘Border Charm’; P. ‘Bartzella’

Primula bulleyana; P. vulgaris; P. veris

Rhododendron 'Phyllis Korn'. Photo: Daniel Mount

Rhododendron lutescens; R. lutea; R. ‘Winsome’; R. ‘Phyllis Korn’

Rosa banksiae ‘Lutea’; R. hugonis; R....

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