Every year PANTONE® announces the color of the year, which then appears everywhere in all kinds of products from fashion to home decor. Take for example the color for 2019: Living Coral.  It is an energizing soft orange with golden undertones. This warm, lively color appears in nature in plants that you can add to invigorate your landscape.


Incorporating Living Coral
This sunset-hue can be used in various ways in plant combinations. A touch of Living Coral can add a lot of drama. When combined with dark foliage plants such as dark purple heucheras and grasses it livens up the scene. It compliments warm color palettes when added to other peachy-toned plants. When combined with cool tones like blue and yellow it adds warmth.


Plants to add Living Coral to your Garden

Acapulco Orange Hummingbird Mint (Agastache) is a drought-tolerant perennial that loves hot sun and good drainage. It attracts swarms of hummingbirds and other pollinators to its spikes of summer blooms.


Double Take Peach Quince (Chaenomeles x) is a thornless variety of this durable low-maintenance shrub that offers early spring flowers.


Pyromania Red Hot Poker (Kniphofia ‘Hot and Cold’) is a drought-tolerant perennial with grass-like foliage and flowers that attract pollinators in summer.


Julie Rose Itoh Peony (Paeonia x ‘Julia Rose’) features big fragrant blooms in late spring and bold foliage.


Oso Easy Hot Paprika Landscape Rose (Rosa x ‘FARROWRSP’) blooms from early summer to frost, and is disease-resistant and low maintenance for a rose.






Blessing Landscapes can help you incorporate Living Coral in your garden. Contact us to schedule a consultation with one of our landscape professionals.