Fashion trends in the annual color palette
Getting ready for the new season: Fashion trends in the annual color palette and the main stars of next year.
Charming flyers are the most abundantly blooming garden beauties. They delight with placers of hundreds of bright flowers for not just several weeks, but capturing several seasons at once, and they are introduced into the garden precisely because of the ability to fill the composition with continuous long flowering. But the pilots also have other decorative advantages - coloristic. With the help of these amazing plants, explosions of color are also introduced into the garden, supporting, enhancing or transforming the main gamut of decoration.
Annual plants offer to enjoy the magic of colors to the same extent as the magic of relentless and plentiful flowering. These plants seem to be created for those who love to play with color and constantly change the look of the garden. Lush, bright and richly colored, they allow you to bring the color scheme of design to the absolute or, conversely, to dress the garden every year in new, fashionable outfits, following the most striking trends in landscape design. And the modern assortment with its all new varieties allows you to choose plants for unusual ideas, and for classic projects, inviting everyone to find a color to their taste. And let the fashion change annually, as well as trends in the use of plants, it is always necessary to focus on individual preferences.
Recent trends in landscape design have slightly changed the approach to the role of color in the perception of the nature of the garden as a whole. So, the most saturated and vibrant among flyers today are recognized variations of acrylic pink tones, rather than orange or yellow. Freshness of compositions is increasingly given not with the help of blue-flowered plants, but thanks to the introduction of noble and aristocratic snow-white flowers. But purple and blue, previously considered a symbol of coolness and tranquility, today in the design of gardens plays the role of magical, mesmerizing and textile accents that bring harmony and create a mood of relaxation and relaxation. Orange and yellow in gardens today is a color whose warmth and optimism is much more important than the effect of highlighting or visual approximation.
From the point of view of the color palette and the nature of the influence on garden compositions, all the flyers are divided into:
- rosaceous (from light pink to cold red);
- violet-flowering (blue, violet and lilac spectra of stains);
- orange-flowered (from yellow to warm dark red-brown).
Snow-white radiance in a new way
Summermen are often perceived as plants with an exceptionally bright flowering palette, but these fast-growing crops can also become a noble, elegant touch with a clean and neutral white color. Snow-white annuals stand out as the most striking effect of shining flowers, they look festive and fresh, bring lightness and ease, harmony and balance to the composition, perfectly shading the beauty of the flowering neighbors and combining them into single compositions.
The modern assortment of white-flowering pilots is definitely not boring. Traditional plants, the white color of flowers of which is considered the most famous and common, have long replaced bright snow-white varieties of plants from which landscape color is almost perceived as exotic.
The effect of atypical, original coloring is especially noticeable in poppies, which are more often perceived nevertheless as representatives of a bright red color. So, it looks absolutely unusual and touching poppy seed with transparent white petals of the Cabrita variety, which seems to be cut out of the finest paper. This bright summer blooms not so long, but it will certainly surprise any company with its textures and translucent effect.
And here snow-white balsamins rather, it can be reckoned among garden classics. These plants are one of the best flyers for shaded places, where the dazzling white tone of their lovely flowers seems especially bright and shining.
Of the garden climbers, summers stand out sweet pea, seeming a soft shining coverlet in a snow-white option of coloring. Climbing to a sufficient height of 2 meters, sweet peas quickly and deftly mask surfaces with openwork bedspreads. One of the best white varieties of the fragrant rank is the trendy “Hi Scent” with flowers that are simply huge for this plant.
Unrestrained temperament of the pink palette
Pink color is rightfully considered the most common among annual plants. It is various shades of pink, from the most delicate and pastel to bright midtones, from cold to warm shades at the "borders" with adjacent color spectra that are most often found in copiously flowering non-frost-resistant crops. And today it is he who is considered the most striking and catchy color of the pilots. Pink plants visually dominate any garden composition, stand out clearly against the background of greenery and attract attention. Energetic and saturated, they are the main tool for introducing brightness and pomperity into a modern garden.
The most popular representatives of pink-flowered summers, offering to enjoy the luxury of colors, sometimes differing already on one plant - cosmei and antirrinums. From the middle of summer until the frosts, they relentlessly release new baskets and panicles of inflorescences, revealing all the wealth of the pink color palette. The most fashionable acrylic variations of saturated pink colors today are inherent in two favorites of modern design - Lavater and the same snapdragon. They always and everywhere remain leaders breaking out into first roles and striking. Lavatera with their huge simple cups of flowers seem no less touching than poppies, but they are more likely to be perceived as nostalgic rather than expressive plants. Today, landscape design sees these three cultures as the most vibrant, energetically strong accents.
It is worth paying attention to zinnias, among gardeners better known as "majors." These bright summers with strikingly dense terry flowers are distinguished by complex colors and the ability to stand out from any other garden culture. No less bright and pink colors in verbenathat offer to bring the luxury of classic pink to flower beds and pot gardens.
The true queen of pink-blooded flyers is rightfully recognized as charming godetia. This grassy rhododendron compensates for its capriciousness with the extraordinary picturesqueness of luxurious inflorescences, the beauty of which fascinates no less than the appearance of garden shrubs of roses, peonies or azaleas.
The tranquil beauty of purple-flowered flyers
The blue-violet palette of the pilots brings calm harmony, restraint, serenity to the garden. Lush-colored annual plants with such a gamut are much brighter than perennial crops, display the famous effect of a blooming sea, and are perceived as solid textures with a cold palette of colors. One of the main advantages of flyers with such a color scheme is excellent interoperability both among themselves and with representatives of other illustrious palettes. The modern range of violet flyers includes all possible shades of the cold blue spectrum from light blue and lilac to ink lilac.
The most illustrious of the purple-flowered flyers powdery sage and ageratum and today they remain the most fashionable. But they are not found in gardens as often as petunias and verbena, the assortment of varieties of which is actively expanding precisely due to the colder tones of lilac colors. For example, charming petunias have amazingly rich violet colors in such fashionable varieties with watercolor shades like “Blue Vein” or the almost avant-garde “Pretty Much Picasso”.
But they also have worthy competitors: surprisingly elegant inflorescences cleomes and bonbon verbena constantly in motion, as if dancing among other plants and bring to the ensembles the very glorified magic of blue-colored cultures, so valuable for modern design. In magical pretensions, these flyers will not yield even to many years of aquilegia. Like a fabulous carpet with simple, pretty and such attractive small flowers, a very bright representative of the purple-flowing summers of the suther looks like.
Compact but very bright brachycoma - Some of the best annual crops with basket inflorescences. Their bright cold-colored daisies are especially good in pot culture, but also play a no less vivid role in the foregrounds of garden compositions, attracting the eyes with an unusual color for daisies.
Solar optimism of yellow-orange flyers
For several seasons, a bright and cheerful orange color has been considered one of the most fashionable colors that have never been demanded in modern landscape design styles. They bring warmth not only to the color scheme, but also to the character of the composition, making the whole garden more optimistic, avant-garde and eccentric. The best plants with a warm color today are represented by both old and newfangled plants.
California poppy, better known as eschscholzia, produces very bright orange, fragile-looking and really poppy-like flowers that will become airy decorations of garden ensembles.
Thanks to the efforts of breeders, they offer unique shades of a warm spectrum and the most fashionable summers. petunias, among which the most colorful orange tones can be found in small-flowered varieties or immediate relatives caliberhoa. For example, one of the most fashionable varieties of "Terracotta" or "Apricot" that amaze with the richness of colors and the effect of a larger canvas.
Annuals are more popular than ever dahlia dwarf varietiesmost commonly distributed as mixtures. Variegated and delicate, they amaze with the courage of colors and unusual details of the “design”.
Due to the tendency to return to the garden scene plants from the “grandmother's” gardens, along with the most fashionable specimens of eschscholts, do not lose their “hit” status calendula, and marigold. Moreover, some varieties of these plants are so original that they practically do not retain anything in common with the original species. So, terry and semi-terry marigolds are more reminiscent of gerberas or rudbeckia (for example, the variety "Apricot Dream / Apricot Dream" with a complex watercolor transition of yellow and orange color). Marigolds have absolutely amazing terry globular varieties (like the Golden Ball or the Emperor) or modest but fragrant dark orange varieties with a scattering of flowers (like thin-leaved calico marigolds of the Red Gem variety, which all parts of the plant are edible) .
There is its own orange star and among the vines. Delicious exotic tunbergia with its pretty acrylic flowers with a black dot-eye - a stunning graphic touch in the vertical design of the garden.