Sunday, January 27, 2013

8 Ways to Ring in the New Year with the Shimmer of Silver

(By Diana Roy)

Famed for its spectacular foliage, Leucadendron Argenteum or sometimes called 'Cape Silver Tree' has wonderful large, green leaves covered in silver silken hairs. These leaves create a vivid display as they shimmer in the wind. And, 'Shimmer' is just what they do when used on Rose Parade Floats! This year at the 124th Tournament of Roses Parade, Silver Tree leaves were spotted on many of the beautifully decorated floats. Here are 8 wonderful ways this fabulous foliage was used to embellish floats on this New Year's Day! 

It is obvious that Silver Tree has become a favorite foliage for many Rose Parade float designers - Happy New Year!

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