Tree Tones

10 08 2013

Through Pinterest, I learned about Sherwin-Williams color-palette-generator at Here’s my latest palette using a photo I shot at Brookside Gardens a few weeks ago. Qué fun!

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Oriental Lily ‘Marlon’

6 07 2011

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Eastern Tiger Swallowtail on Stoke’s Aster

5 07 2011

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio glaucus) on Stoke’s Aster (Stokesia laevis)

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26 06 2011

Nasturtium (Tropaeolum majus) photographed in the Children’s Garden at Brookside Gardens in Maryland

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Lilytopia 2011

28 05 2011

From the Lilytopia signage:

About the Designer: This breathtaking exhibition of lilies was created by Dorien van den Berg, the famed and world-inspired designer from The Netherlands. Dorien was born in The Netherlands and at the age of fourteen was introduced to flower exhibition at the renowned Keukenhof, The Netherlands. She was inspired by these shows and focused her studies on horticulture. She traveled the world and learned different flower arranging styles in Brussels, Vienna, America, Japan and other countries. Years of experiencing different cultures and learning new flower arranging styles have made Dorien what she is and what she creates today. For Longwood Gardens, she carefully selected materials and lily cultivars that create a design that balances color, texture and form to transform the Conservatory into a true LilyTopia.

Lilytopia 2011 showcases over 11,000 cut lilies and 1,500 calla lilies. Learn more about Lilytopia behind-the-scenes in the following links:

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Oriental Lily ‘Apogee’

28 05 2011

New Oriental Lily ‘Apogee’ from Gebr. Vletter & Den Haan

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Lilium ‘Eyeliner’

28 05 2011

Lilium ‘Eyeliner’, LA Hybrid (a cross between Longiflorum and Asiatic lilies)

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