(Left) Use light and medium green for the plants against a 45-degree angled pattern of dark green with some yellow.
(Right) More contrast is evident with yellow and orange plants against a blue and green swirled ground cover.
(Left) Use violet and pink ornamental plants against a light green pattern drawn in opposite 45-degree angled direction.
(Right) White-tinted plants allow for a strong contrast against a darker, two- directional patterned background.
(Left) A partial yellow outline, along with the white tint, highlights the plants against a darker green peppered swirl.
(Right) The bright yellow tinted plants have a sharp contrast with the violet and light green swirled ground cover.
(Left) The green ground cover can be darkened near the edges of the plants to create a stronger value contrast.
(Right) Light blue is often used as the lighter tint for darker evergreen plants, especially with a light green background.
(Left) White tint on red/orange colored plants provides a distinct separation from the yellow and light green ground cover.
(Right) Tan-tinted green plants against an olive green background create a softer, more subtle color change.
(Left) Blue tint on olive green plants provides a distinct contrast when used with yellow and light green ground cover.
(Right) Yellow-tinted green plants are set against a background of a swirl of similar colors with a slight addition of blue.