A couple photographs of the plant scape :
The evergreen foundation shrub is the very deer resistant Choysia ternata.
Oh , did I mention that along with the challenging sun and shade dilemma that this is also a pretty active deer browsing site.
It could be called Bambi’s Salad Bar.
Infront of the Choysia is a wonderful variegated Carex morrowii.
Across the path in the raised terrace is a swath of lamium . In back of the Lamium is the wiry foliage of Chondropetalum tectorum and some Asparagus ferns.
The left side of entry holds a Rhodie, Phormium, Contorted Blue Spruce , Juncus and some sedums.
There is a set of steps off of the side that leads you down from the garage.
You pass the Contored Blue Weeping Spruce ( which the husband is not found of but tolerates,... like I said, they are cool clients )
And a calla liy at the corner that has grown to such unreal proportions .
Last time I did a ‘drive by siting’, it was blooming its head off and standing at 5 feet tall.
It is the largest calla lily I have ever seen !
In this photo the garden is newly planted so it looks a little sparse.
A dwarf red Japanese maple and a Hinoki Cypress.
Sitting on top of a rock is a red glazed ceramic pot with a bonsai in training - a contorted juniper.
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