The two best complimentary colours are Red and Green. There are many ways this is demonstrated in the spring garden and they will be sure to draw compliments. The Peonies are just opening under a bit of shelter and shade.
The early Rhododendrons escaped frost damage and the re flower is set off by the texture and green of this healthy leaf.
This flowering Quince gave strong colour before many leaves had opened light green but the surrounding grass had been trimed with neat lines in the lawn and the effect was stunning.
These lime green leaves are complementary to the Azaleas bright vermilion.
Some of the best art work by Georgia O’Keeffe is her paintings of Red Poppies. I recommend you try growing Oriental Red Poppies the for your Red – Green garden.
See also Colourful Tips for other complementary colour combinations.