In the ever-evolving world of garden and landscape design, color trends play a crucial role in shaping the aesthetic appeal of our outdoor spaces. This year, the spotlight is on the delicate and charming hue called “Peach Fuzz,” named the Color of the Year by Pantone, the company that provides universal color matching systems for all manner of industries.
Embodying warmth, softness, and a touch of whimsy, Peach Fuzz has become the go-to shade for garden enthusiasts looking to infuse their landscapes with a fresh and contemporary vibe.
The color is gentle blend of pastel orange and subtle pink undertones. Its versatility allows it to seamlessly integrate with a wide array of plants and perennials, creating harmonious combinations that captivate the eye and soothe the soul.
Let’s explore how this trending color is making waves in the world of gardening.
Embracing Elegance with Peach hued Roses
Roses in peach hues bring an elegant twist to classic rose varieties. Imagine a bed of peach, apricot, or sunset-tinted roses growing together, exuding a timeless charm that captures the essence of both tradition and innovation. Types of roses that do well in Colorado are mentioned in this CSU Extension Plant Talk article. Peach colored roses are abundant (try a Google search and you’ll come up with a lot to choose from) including:
• Apricots and Cream
• Nitty Gritty Peach
• Floribunda “Outrageous” Rose
• Carding Mill
• Heaven on Earth
• Paul Bocuse
• David Austin Edith
• David Austin Juliet
• Princess Charlene de Monaco
• Sunset Celebration
• Mother of Pearl
• Peach Drift
Perennials play a vital role in establishing the backbone of any garden, and the peach color is proving to be popular in the landscape. From delicate daylilies to robust coneflowers, the infusion of the peach tone brings a sense of playfulness to perennial beds. Its ability to complement various green foliage creates a balanced and cohesive visual experience, making your garden a delightful retreat. Consider:
• Kudos Mandarin Agastache
• Dalmatian Peach Foxglove
• Echinacea Playful Meadow Mama
• Yarrow Firefly Peach Sky
• Echinacea Canteloupe
• Mango Tango Hyssop (agastache)
• Astilbe Peach Blossom
• Geum Mai Tai
• Peony Coral Charm
• Peony Pink Hawaiian Coral
Cultivating a More Modern Garden Aesthetic
As gardeners seek to cultivate modern and stylish outdoor spaces, the color peach emerges as a key player in shaping contemporary garden aesthetics. Paired with sleek, minimalist garden furniture and complemented by strategic lighting, the hue becomes a focal point that elevates the overall design. Its understated elegance creates a serene ambiance, inviting people to unwind and connect with nature.
With its gentle charm and adaptability, ‘Peach Fuzz’ proves that even the subtlest of colors can make a profound impact on our outdoor sanctuaries. As you plan your garden for the upcoming season, consider incorporating Peach Fuzz to transform your outdoor space into a haven of tranquility and beauty.
Contact our master landscape designers at Outdoor Craftsmen for ideas on how to incorporate peach hues into your landscape and gardens. 303-828-0408 or on our website here.