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What colors of flowers do you prefer to have in your garden? My personal favorites are pinks and purples, but I will pick out any color really as long is it is not orange. Orange is an angry ugly color to me for some strange reason and I just don't like it.
 
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My favorite color is purple, but I don't see many flowers in purple color! Red, pink, yellow and white flowers are dominant colors in my garden. I have a Black-eyed Susan too, and I don't mind them. Living in Michigan, I only have a very brief time seeing colors, so any color is good for me :)
 
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I don't like orange either, Rosyrain:)
My favorite flowers are white. Ever since I remember, I've always had a soft spot for white roses and tulips. They look so clean and elegant!:love:
 
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I prefer white and purple. Almost any color is fine to me, but for some reason I'm not a real fan of pale pinks, specially the way it looks in certain flowers. I've always liked stronger looking colors.
 
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I don't like orange either, Rosyrain:)
My favorite flowers are white. Ever since I remember, I've always had a soft spot for white roses and tulips. They look so clean and elegant!:love:
I really like white flowers too because they do look really clean. White is a very happy color for flowers and I have noticed that it is very calming and peaceful too. Perhaps that is why white is a popular wedding color?
 
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I really like white flowers too because they do look really clean. White is a very happy color for flowers and I have noticed that it is very calming and peaceful too. Perhaps that is why white is a popular wedding color?
It's very possible! But, to be honest, I wouldn't want to have a traditional wedding dress. I love white flowers, I find them the most beautiful, but I hate wearing white clothes;) They make me look like a ghost, because I have a very pale skin.
 
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I have to second @Rosyrain, any color except orange. I don't know why, orange just doesn't go with the other colors as well. It's brash and harsh.

@IcyBC, for purple flowers, try cleome, even though some are pink and white, purple is the predominate color - plus they reseed themselves. They grow about 4-5 feet tall, but start producing flowers at about 2-3 feet and bloom almost all summer.

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Also try Verbena - again they come in different colors, but have some really pretty purples - both dark and light. Some are perennials, some are annuals. They are a lowing growing plant, about 6 inches tall, but they spread to cover about 3-4 feet or more.

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And then there's always Clematis. They are a climbing plant with really big blossoms.

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I don't really prefer one color over another. What I do like is color. The more different colors, the better. Unfortunately, I live in deer central and the only thing that I can plant that they won't destroy are daisies and marigolds. I would love to have day lilies but the deer like them too much.
 
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I have to second @Rosyrain, any color except orange. I don't know why, orange just doesn't go with the other colors as well. It's brash and harsh.

@IcyBC, for purple flowers, try cleome, even though some are pink and white, purple is the predominate color - plus they reseed themselves. They grow about 4-5 feet tall, but start producing flowers at about 2-3 feet and bloom almost all summer.

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Also try Verbena - again they come in different colors, but have some really pretty purples - both dark and light. Some are perennials, some are annuals. They are a lowing growing plant, about 6 inches tall, but they spread to cover about 3-4 feet or more.

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And then there's always Clematis. They are a climbing plant with really big blossoms.

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Whoa..weee..This is like winning a super lottery ticket for me! These flowers make me so happy to see this morning. They are gorgeous, and you bet I will look for them as soon as the snow thaw out. I love Cleome you have there, so pretty and colors are also lovely! Thank you for sharing this!
 
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I have to second @Rosyrain, any color except orange. I don't know why, orange just doesn't go with the other colors as well. It's brash and harsh.

@IcyBC, for purple flowers, try cleome, even though some are pink and white, purple is the predominate color - plus they reseed themselves. They grow about 4-5 feet tall, but start producing flowers at about 2-3 feet and bloom almost all summer.

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Also try Verbena - again they come in different colors, but have some really pretty purples - both dark and light. Some are perennials, some are annuals. They are a lowing growing plant, about 6 inches tall, but they spread to cover about 3-4 feet or more.

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And then there's always Clematis. They are a climbing plant with really big blossoms.

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I had no idea that verbena looks so gorgeous! Can it be grown indoors? Purple, pink and white flowers like those would look perfect in my living room!:)
 
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I love clematis. They come in great colors, including various shades of purple. The deer seem to leave them alone too! I'll have to check out cleomes, I especially like that they reseed themselves. My marigold reseed themselves and I don't even buy or plant any any more. I have so many in my flower bed that it looks like a nursery threw up. My husband hates the wild look but I love having tons of flowers just bursting out of my flower bed.
 
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I love all colors. I'm not particularly picky about flowers. As long as they're pretty and smell nice, that's all that matters haha. White's the only color that I'm not a huge fan of. It's just really bland but mixed in with other colors, does pretty well. I just don't like them too clumped together in a wall of white.
 
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I like various colors. When I plant tulips for customers I use both bright colors and pastels.
 

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