As you can see from the lead photo of this large hedge of variegated buckthorn (Rhamnus a. ‘Variegata’) variegated leaves can be a useful tool to add beautiful, easy contrast to your plant design.
In this short post, take a look at the “hue effect” variegated leaves play in visual contrast to different leaf color -especially straight green or blue colored plants. But first…
Q: What is variegated foliage?
A leaf that has more than one color. Think of two toned foliage, blotched foliage, striped or bordered with a lighter color than the rest (vice versa) – Wikipedia