Blending edible and ornamental, plant selection is all about creating year-round good looks with a minimum of maintenance.
Between the two garden spaces, an evergreen lilly pilly hedge (Syzygium ‘Backyard Bliss’) ensures privacy, while two compact areas of lawn soften the hard surfaces of deck and paving. There are also raised garden beds for growing herbs and chilli, and large feature pots highlight succulents and grasses.
Take a look at this selection of colourful plants for inspiration.
2. Portulaca ‘Sun Jewels’
4. Plectranthus argentatus
5. Salvia nemorosa