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Dwarf Italian Cypress (Cupressus sempervirens 'Tiny Tower') Presented with a small space — an urban courtyard or a roof patio — I always devote considerable attention to structural plants. With solid bones, such a small space will come to life and endure. In this charming example, pencil-shaped dwarf Italian cypresses (Cupressus sempervirens 'Tiny Tower') lead the way.
a curved stone wall that warmly embraces the entertaining area, complete with a built-in grill and fireplace that make it useable year-round. Low retaining walls provide additional seating for guests, and tall conifers screen out neighboring properties.
Red Hot Poker(Kniphofia spp)This unusual plant features stunning red and yellow flower spikes atop slim green stems and leaves, creating a dramatic focal point in the fall perennial bed. Red Hot Poker is also very deer resistant, while at the same time being attractive to bees, butterflies and birds. Pair it with the blue or purple tones of Salvia leucantha or fall asters.