Agave attenuata and Dracena drago form a crown above a trailing Acacia baileyana (a prostrate form of Cootamundra wattle). The coastal rosemary Westringia fruticosa has been clipped to a ball to create defined structure next to a feathery Grevillea.
Native grasses such as Pennisetum alopecuroides and trailing Grevillea and Acacia soften the Western Australian limestone retaining walls, creating a delightful hanging garden.
Metrosideros Thomasii , New Zealand Christmas Bush, displays a showy red flower and silvery new growth. This dwarf variety bursts with colour.
At the top of the stairs is a bell pot with small succulents and Strelitzia juncea.
Crucible pot on the verandah with Strelitzia juncea underplanted with Dichondra var."silver bells"
For a consultation with The Butchart Gardens contact
James Butchart 0408 264 964