Fall Flowers, Team Colors
Celebrate the football season with flowers, foliage and fruit in team colors.
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Kick off the fall season with a bit of team spirit in your garden. Let your neighbors know who you're rooting for with a color display of your favorite football team's colors. From flowers and foliage to fruit and fall color, nature can help you support your team.
"Orange" you gonna use this color?
From Texas burnt orange to Tennessee bright orange, these plants serve up a version or two of this hue:
Color me red
Whether it's Alabama crimson or Washington maroon, nature loves this color.
"Yellow" out loud for your team
This catchy color is mostly an accent for teams' primary colors, but nature provides plenty in both foliage and flowers.
Though blue is a bit challenging to get in the natural world, here are some plants that could work for Penn State and New England fans.
No lack of black
Los Angeles and Pittsburgh fans can find plenty of black or very dark foliage and flowers:
Does one part of the family support one team while the other supports the opposition? Why not compromise by using combinations of plants from the list above? For example, the Ohio State fan in the family can plant canna 'Australia' and red celosia with the golden flowers of Rudbeckia for the Iowa fan's team colors. Be a good sport — maybe you'll come up with the ultimate plant partnership.
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