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After #2 final photo!: Steer clear of thirsty plants... Bold succulents—agaves, aloes & aeonium—give Brooke’s garden the tropical foliage she wanted without the heavy water requirements. There’s also a lot less lawn to be irrigated now—she left just enough grass to spread out a blanket.

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After final photo!: Steer clear of thirsty plants. Bold succulents—agaves, aloes & aeonium—give Brooke’s garden the tropical foliage she wanted without the heavy water requirements. There’s also a lot less lawn to be irrigated now—she left just en.

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Mexican tree ocotillos + agave: Here, fanlike Mexican tree ocotillos (Fouquieria macdougalii) serve as a backdrop for equally spaced agaves (Agave ‘Blue Glow’) and low chartreuse Sedum rupestre ‘Angelina’.

These are the giant bromeliads I was thinking about as features they would definitely add interest but not sure whether they would work in the UK climate. The giant ferns in the background (if that is what they are) also add interest and are reminiscent of the design of the restaurant in France that I mentioned

Love these giant bromeliads I was thinking about as features they would definitely add interest but not sure whether they would work in the UK climate. The giant ferns in the background (if that is what they are) also add interest.

Using Architectural Plants in the Garden • Great info and Tips!

I’m a big fan of good garden design, and architectural plants can go a long way towards curing any design flaws your garden is suffering…

Tropical Landscape Bed -  This lush bed contains only 4 plants. The contrast in heights & color give it a well-balanced look. All of the plants will work for zone 9 (except palm-see below for alternatives), but a very cold night or frost may cause some to have foliage damage or die back to the ground-returning in Spring. Christmas Palm Tree [Queen, Foxtail, and King best suited for zone 9]. Elephant Ear (Colocasia). Hawaiian Ti Plants (Cordyline Terminalis). Philodendron (Xanadu).

Good example of layering - can use these sorts of plants in most of your garden beds. So you've got tall palms at the back, the Elephant ear adds drama, the cordylines (red ones) colour, and the lower philodendron covers the ground.

Snake plants and bromeliads make a strikingly beautiful combination in a planter alongside a modern glass staircase. .

Can snake plants grow outdoors without planters? As an added bonus the snake plants (AKA Sansevieria trifasciata) are one of the better plants at filtering out formaldehyde, which is found in many household products.

When it came to choosing plants, Wendy didn't want anything too formal. "We were…

A Balinese-inspired garden in Sydney's Northern Beaches

Influenced by the many lush tropical gardens in the coastal neighbourhood and overseas. Tropical plants are also amazingly hardy. It also helps that Bilgola is full of red volcanic soil so everything grows really well!

The red higher plant - Cordyline Fruticosa (Ti Plant). The lower pink and purplish ground cover - Tradescantia Spathacea (Moses-in-a-Basket, Oyster Plant, Christ in the Cradle, Boatlily)

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15 Excellent DIY Backyard Decoration & Outside Redecorating Plans 14 Hostas in a pot

Now I have the listing for plants to have in the sunroom aka botanist room! Large Indoor Plants for Interior Landscaping by Plantscape Inc.

Low Maintenance Tropical Landscaping in Vero Beach - Construction ...

For years,Construction Landscape of Vero Beach and Melbourne,FL has created designs for low maintenance tropical landscaping.

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