More ideas from Amelia
Succulent mini landscape Plum-colored foliage is a rich accent against soft greens in these easy-care containers. Arrange taller plants in the center or back, trailers near the pot’s edges. For immediate effect, choose large plants and big pots (shown above left: 10 in. across, 14 in. tall; right: 16 by 18 in.). Design: Daniel Nolan, Flora Grubb Gardens (floragrubb.com) Container at left (clockwise, from bottom left corner of pot): Aloe humilis (6 in.); Phormium ‘Guardsman’ (5 gal.)…

Succulent mini landscape Plum-colored foliage is a rich accent against soft greens in these easy-care containers. Arrange taller plants in the center or back, trailers near the pot’s edges. For immediate effect, choose large plants and big pots (shown above left: 10 in. across, 14 in. tall; right: 16 by 18 in.). Design: Daniel Nolan, Flora Grubb Gardens (floragrubb.com) Container at left (clockwise, from bottom left corner of pot): Aloe humilis (6 in.); Phormium ‘Guardsman’ (5 gal.)…

Tuckeroo Cupaniopsis anacardioides Hardy, coastal tree; dense rounded crown of leathery, deep green foliage; masses of orange capsules

Tuckeroo Cupaniopsis anacardioides Hardy, coastal tree; dense rounded crown of leathery, deep green foliage; masses of orange capsules

boxwood hedge, mondo grass, flagstone, roses, ligustrum, roses, plumbago, tecoma stans, penta

boxwood hedge, mondo grass, flagstone, roses, ligustrum, roses, plumbago, tecoma stans, penta

What to plant with it. If you've shaped your boxwood hedge to have a crisp, manicured edge,  have some softer forms adjacent to it for contrast, like mounds of mondo grass. If the boxwood marks a line between lawn and woodland, it is a nice contrast to woodland shrubs with natural undulating silhouettes like rhododendrons.    If you are framing ornamental trees, dogwoods and redbuds look wonderful with boxwood. Other evergreens create a wonderfully rich, year-round texture palette w

What to plant with it. If you've shaped your boxwood hedge to have a crisp, manicured edge, have some softer forms adjacent to it for contrast, like mounds of mondo grass. If the boxwood marks a line between lawn and woodland, it is a nice contrast to woodland shrubs with natural undulating silhouettes like rhododendrons. If you are framing ornamental trees, dogwoods and redbuds look wonderful with boxwood. Other evergreens create a wonderfully rich, year-round texture palette w