We took a walk around the park, and it seems that the flowers are feeling the same way...blue, that is! The cool jewel tones present in the park lend a very different look than the white, pink, and green looks we saw earlier this year.
|Plumbago capensis can be found in various planters throughout the park.|
|Plumbago capensis flowers are a lovely shade of periwinkle blue. |
|Coleus red carpet, left, mingles with Pennisteum steaceum rubrum, right, on the 42nd Street planting beds (adjacent to the New York Public Library).|
|The tiny Buddleia davidii flowers grow in clusters, with brilliant red-orange centers.|
|This specimen of Salvia guaranitica is one of several varieties of salvia that can be found in the park.|
|Strobilanthes purple shield covers the ground near the top of the photo, while fuzzy-looking Ageratum blue horizon blossoms spread beneath.|