|Geranium 'Orkney Cherry' with ultra|
pink petals and white throat
However, add a little blue or yellow to the pigment and my opinion changes pretty quickly. Even a little brown tones down pure red, allowing it to play well with others. So in my garden, you will find various shades of pink, orange, violet-red, fuchsia, wine, brick-red, plum, magenta, etc. Just not a pure red.
|Berry-red Monarda 'Raspberry Wine'|
Design experts say that when choosing colors for your interiors, look at your own wardrobe for colors that you truly love and can live with. I think that's equally true of exteriors spaces. If you look in my closet, you won't find one article of pure red. So like my garden in summer, I am personally more likely today to be donning cerise than the color of the red roses in your bouquet.
Nevertheless, I wish everyone a very Happy Valentine's Day!