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Bamboos are a diverse group of evergreen perennial flowering plants in the subfamily Bambusoideae of the grass family Poaceae. Giant bamboos are the largest members of the grass family.

wall covering plants

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For clients on Hawaii’s Kona Coast, architect Mark de Reus and his team achieved an American Arts and Crafts aesthetic within a tropical setting. Landscape architect Don Vita conceived the “palm walk” to connect the main house and the guesthouses. A Song Dynasty stone tiger sits at rear; the bronze sculpture, right foreground, is by Delos Van Earl | archdigest.com

archway plants

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triple foxtail palm

Sea and wind resistant

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Bombshell™ White - Mandevilla hybrid | Proven Winners
Blushing Princess® - Sweet Alyssum - Lobularia hybrid | Proven Winners
Butterflies feed on Lantanas and Pentas... Luscious® Berry Blend™ - Lantana camara | Proven Winners

Full sun and heat tolerant plants

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Jungle Heliconia | Tortuguero National Park, Costa Rica | Kevin Wells | Flickr
Rhipsalis paradoxa 'Chain cacti'
Dria on Instagram: This little oxalis clover sure knows how to brighten my day  . . #oxalis #clover #plantlife #plantmom #onwednesdaysweplantpink #purple

House Plants

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AMERICAN PLANT EXCHANGE Sansevieria Trifasciata Snake Laurentii Live Plant, 6" Pot, Green : Garden & Outdoor #Ad
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Southfacing H1B hardness > 10 - 15C

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Ficus Lyrata (Fiddle Leaf Tree ...
Flying spider monkey tree fern ...
scaly tree fern

Happily Potted Trees

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small residential berm near roadside - Google Search
The October landscape - Japanese Maple and conifers.
1. Spruce rough     7. The European larch 'Pendula' 2. Juniperus communis 'Stricta'       8. Rough fir 'Compacta' 3. The rocky juniper 'Blue Arrow'     9. Verbena Buenos Aires  4. The English physocarpus 'Darts Gold'      10. Thuja occidentalis 'Danica'  5. Juniperus communis 'Cracovica'     11. Geyhera American 'Palace Purple Select’  6. The English physocarpus 'Diabolo'

Landscaping soft: compositions

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Acer palmatum 'Bloodgood' A broad topped tree growing to approx 5M. Deep black-red leaves in spring, purple in summer, crimson in autumn.
Acer palmatum 'Okagami' An upright tree growing to approx 4M. Purple-red in spring, deepening to a blackish-red before turning greener in late summer. Autumn colour is bright scarlet.
Acer palmatum atropurpureum A beautiful small tree to approx 4M. Dark purple leaves in spring, redder in summer before turning scarlet in autumn.

Upright Japanese Maples - Purple Foliage

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Acer palmatum dissectum 'Viridis' Soft, pale green in spring, darker green in summer. Blends of yellow, orange and crimson in autumn.
Acer palmatum dissectum 'Garnet'  The rich burgundy colour maintains through summer. Scarlet in autumn. Tends to be more horizontal in habit than most.
Acer palmatum dissectum 'Red Feathers'  Deep red colour in spring and summer. Very fine, lacy leaves

Weeping Japanese Maples

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Acer palmatum 'Kihachijo' Rounded tree to approx 5M. Sturdy, bright green leaves with serrated edges. Blends of yellow, orange and red in autumn.
Acer palmatum 'Villa Taranto' A rounded shrub growing to approx 3M. The fine strap-like leaves are green with a light reddish ovetone. Gold colours in autumn.
Acer palmatum 'Ichigyoji' An upright but spreading tree, growing to approx 5M. Green leaves in spring and summer, turning brilliant yellow and orange in autumn.

Upright Japanese Maples - Green or Yellow Foliage

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Acer palmatum 'Oridono Nishiki' Round-topped tree to approx 6M. The leaves are green with pink, white and cream variegations. Orange tones in autumn.
Acer palmatum 'Ao Kanzashii' Densely branched, upright tree to approx 4M. Green leaves with a cream border.
Acer palmatum 'Ao Kanzashii' Densely branched, upright tree to approx 4M. Green leaves with a cream border.i

Upright Japanese Maples - Variegated Foliage

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Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Drooping Solo'
european larch prostrate form - Google Search

tongue in cheek vegetation

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Acer palmatum 'Mikawa Yatsabusa' A small, spreading shrub to approx 2M. The bright green leaves turn to a brilliant blend of orange gold and crimson in autumn. Beautiful in an attractive patio pot.
Acer palmatum 'Koto ito komanchi' Small shrub growing to approx 2M. The thread-like leaves are reddish on opening, soon turning green. orange tones in autumn. The name can be aptly translated to "beautiful little girl".
Acer palmatum 'Shindeshojo' A shrubby maple growing to approx 3M. Flaming crimson, small leaves in spring beoming a reddish-green in summer. Autumn tones are a blend of red and orange. The photo shows the stunning new spring growth.

Small growing Maples

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Thuja plicata 'Winter Green'  A broadly conical tree with aromatic deep green foliage. An excellent screening plant. Fast growing to more than 5M in the first 10 years.
Thuja occidentalis 'Lutea' "George Peabody Arborvitae" A broad, pyramidal shrub, reaching approx 3M in the first 10 years. the light gold foliage turns old-gold in winter. Trims well, forms a good hedge.
Thuja plicata  Thuja plicata  "Western Red Cedar"  A broadly conical tree with aromatic deep green foliage which tend to have bronze overtones in winter. An excellent screening plant. Fast growing to more than 5M in the first 10 years.

Landscaping soft: Screening & Hedging Conifers

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Thuja plicata 'Gelderland'  A upright tree with aromatic deep green foliage which tend to have bronze overtones in winter. An excellent screening plant. Fast growing to more than 4M in the first 10 years.
Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Columnaris' A narrow, upright shrub with flattened sprays of dark blue foliage. Grows to approx 1.5-2M in 10 years.
Juniperus virginiana 'Skyrocket' Also known as Juniperus scopulorum 'Skyrocket'. A very popular, pencil shaped conifer with attractive blue foliage. The width that this variety grows varies greatly depending on where they are grown.

Narrow Growing Conifers

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Tsuga canadensis 'Pendula'    A beautiful weeping "Hemlock". Builds up to be a mounding plant with graceful weeping branches. In 10 years a size of 60cm x 90cm may be reached.
Chamaecyparis nootkatensis 'Green Spire'  An unusual tree with a long straight trunk and very pendulous branches. The foliage is deep green in flattened sprays. Should reach approx 4M in 10 years.
Larix decidua 'Pendula'

Landscape weeping vegetation

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Buxus sempervirens 'Longifolia'  An usual form of the "English Box". The leaves are longer and slimmer than normal and a deep glossy green colour. The new growth is a paler green, making a lovely contrast. Quite fast growing and responds extremely well to trimming.
Pieris japonica 'Sarabande'  A smaller growing Pieris, useful as a border plant. Unusual in that the white flowers stand erect rather than hanging down in clusters. Bronze coloured new foliage in spring, dark green for the remainder of the year.
Pieris japonica 'Shojo' A beautiful shrub with clusters of bell-shaped flowers that are white with a pink border.

Landscape Soft: Evergreen

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Pinus parviflora 'Ogon'
Cedrus deodara 'Feelin' Blue'

Landscape soft: dwarf conifers

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Fatsia japonica 'Spider's Web' (Evergreen Shrub). This gorgeous plants adds light and color to lower light areas.
Fern Japanese Painted Fern Burgundy Lace Height: Medium 1-3" (Plant 2 apart) Bloom Time: Not Applicable Sun-Shade: Mostly Sunny to Full Shade Zones: 4-8 Soil Condition: Normal, Clay, Sandy Dramatic purple fronds frosted with shimmering silver. A perfect foliar color punch for container combos, edging; adaptable and more tolerant of heat, sun and clay than most ferns. Fern Burgundy lace is a real showstopper. Clumping.
Persian shield is a stunning foliage plant that once you grow it, you’ll want it in your garden every year. Native to Burma (Myanmar), it was a popular plant during the Victorian era and is regaining popularity after the University of Georgia reintroduced it a few years ago. This plant loves heat and humidity and doesn’t start growing well until days start to get warmer.

Landscape Ferns Grasses

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Picea abies "Cruenta" - 5plusroses.ru
Taxus baccata semperaurea
Thuja orientalis 'Morgan' - Google otsing

Landscape soft: Colourful plants - Landscaping soft: colourful conifers

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Tricolor European Beech - Monrovia - Tricolor European Beech

Landscape soft: Colourful plants - Other

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Pinus sylvestris 'Hillside Creeper' A low spreading shrub with thick green needles. Rarely exceeding 30cm in height and growing less than 1M wide in 10 years.
Cephalotaxus harringtonia 'Prostrata' An usual ground covering cover that will tolerate a shady position. Slow growing at first, but quite fast once established. Can spreading 2M. Dark green, long needle-like foliage.
Abies amabilis 'Spreading Star' A low spreading shrub with dark green soft needles. Contrasting light green new growth in spring. Slow growing.

Landscaping soft: Ground Covering Conifers

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Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Albovariegata' A shapely small tree with fan-shaped, dark green foliage interspersed with white splashes. Grows to approx 3M in the first 10 years.
Juniperus chinensis 'Pyramidalis Blue Point''  An upright growing shrub with blue foliage. May have a smooth pyramidal outline, but sometimes throws out individual branches. Should grow at least 2M in the first 10 years.
Chamaecyparis nootkatensis 'Green Spire'  An unusual tree with a long straight trunk and very pendulous branches. The foliage is deep green in flattened sprays. Should reach approx 4M in 10 years.

Landscaping soft: 2-5m conifers

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Abies pinsapo 'Glauca' "Blue Spanish Fir" A very dense, pyramidal tree. The foliage consists of short grey needles. Abies pinsapo 'Glauca'  "Blue Spanish Fir"  A very dense, pyramidal tree. The foliage consists of short grey needles.
Abies procera 'Glauca' "Blue Noble Fir" A majestic fir with dense, beautiful blue foliage. A slow grower, taking a while to develop the typical pyramidal shape. May produce deep pink male "flowers" in spring as pictured. 4 (-20 to -30 F / -28.9 to -31.7 C) Horticultural Status: Established Origin: Genera species Growth Shape: Conical (Pyramidal) Growth Habit Conical (Pyramidal) Image Growth Size: Large (greater than  (30 cm) PY, greater than  (4.5 m) at 10 years). Silvery Blue-Green
Abies recurvata  An unusual feature of this species is the reflexed needles. Can eventually form a conical tree but may take many years before developing a leader. Could be kept as a shrub is the leader was removed. Horticultural Status: RHS Accepted Genus Origin: Genera species Growth Size: Dwarf (1-6 inches (8-15 cm) per year, 3-6 feet (90 cm-1.8 m) at 10 years). Trinomial Type: Variant

Landscaping soft: over 6m conifers

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