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Variegated Leaves

Varigated plants display different areas of of colour on their leaves, usually different shades of the same colour. A variagated leaf can be due to a number of reasons, and are often preserved for their attractiveness.

The lightness of colour in variegated leaves can be used in the garden to brighten up what might other be a solid block of dark colour.


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We have 264 photos of variegated leaves

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  • ERYNGIUM [ Sea Holly ]
    Terratoonie
  • Mother nature making pretty Christmas decorations :o)
    Terratoonie
  • My favourite sedum ...
    Terratoonie
  • New purchases today.  ILEX SILVER QUEEN ...
    Terratoonie
  • Hebe 'Heartbreaker' (Hebe)
    Spritzhenry
  • Hebe Magic Summer  (Hebe)
    Janette
  • Caryopteris 'White Surprise'
    Amy
  • Uncinia rubra 'Everflame' (Uncinia rubra)
    Spritzhenry

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Gardeners' thoughts

The RAIN is here at last ! :o)))

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The gardens were very, very thirsty ... Everyone was waiting for rain ... ..................................................................... For...

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terratoonie

5 May, 2011
Terratoonie

♪♪♪ Congratulations ♪♪♪ ... ♪♪♪ on VARIEGATIONS ♪♪♪ ...

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... sung to the tune of Cliff's Eurovision song :o) ♪♪♪ Congratulations on variegations ♪♪♪ ... The green and gold...

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terratoonie

14 Sep, 2010
Terratoonie

Winter Interest in my garden - part 2 - Variegated leaves.

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I'm glad that nobody dozed off during part 1, so I'm hoping that you'll stay awake and enjoy part 2! Coloured leaves are...

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spritzhenry

8 Dec, 2009
Spritzhenry

More Variegated Plants

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Not to be outdone by spritz, here are some more variegated plants to brighten the winter days. Like the plain green version,...

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AndrewR

7 Jan, 2009
Andrewr

Winter Interest in the Garden - part 3 - Variegated Leaves.

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In part 1 showed you some evergreen shrubs and plants which provide structure in the garden all year round but really come...

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spritzhenry

6 Jan, 2009
Spritzhenry

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Questions & advice on variegated leaves

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what is my name

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heathertallentire

6 Aug, 2012
Heathertallentire

Variegated 'Honesty'

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spritzhenry

24 Mar, 2009
Spritzhenry

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