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Wednesday, August 3, 2011
Freida Hemple Is Her Name
She's a rather outstanding figure in the partially shady native garden.
Freida Hemple Caladium's brilliantly clad red face and central veins are surrounded by an equally rich value of green margin. Simplicity makes her a popular favorite among gardeners.
With her height of 18 -24" she works well placed behind the border edging of variegated aztec grass and society garlic. Across the swath of grass Freida complements 'White Queen' highlighting her magenta veins.
Vivid hues give Freida Hemple her eye-catching quality. Woven in between foundational plants of coontie, coral bean, bromeliads, and crimson pentas she will be a cheerful and welcome face in the garden all summer long.