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The Colors of Winter

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Plants in the Carolinas run the gamut of colors through the seasons--pastels in the spring, summer with many shades of green foliage, fall with vibrant gold and red-hued leaves. Winter is commonly overlooked with many individuals picturing it as dull and gray. Chase reminds us that there are colors to be seen in winter--winter skies shine with a blue intensity; a number of windflowers have their special winter niches; holly trees with bright red berries; mosses and lichens brighten the scene; and for a surprise color--yellow.
Carolina Gardener (NoCar SB 453.2 N8 C37), Vol. 25 Issue 9, Nov/Dec 2013, p30-33, il