Since this recycled article is three years old, the article that it links to is also three years old.
These are two pictures that did not make the grade for my ‘Six on Saturday‘ post this morning. That post featured bronze and gold foliage. Actually, of the six, only two were bronze, and only one was truly gold. One that I passed off as bronze was more purplish. Two that I thought were gold were just variegated with yellowish green and white.
I am none too keen on bronze or gold foliage anyway. The only exception that I can think of is the old fashioned bronzed ‘Schwedleri’ Norway maple. It was planted as a street trees on a few streets in the Santa Clara Valley in the 1950s.
Bronzed cultivars are less vigorous than their greener counterpart.
Gold cultivars are even less vigorous, and susceptible to scorch.
The best quality about bronze and gold is that they make silver look so good.
Olympic medal designations really should…
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