Add Oomph to Your Edges With Funky Foliage

Foliage gardens captivate onlookers with the sheer volume of planting in their jungle-like borders. Here, we share some ways to incorporate these leafy greens, and add color with variegated foliage and striking, subtropical flowers.

Excerpted from Garden Design
Spiky Sword Like Foliage Dominates Garden Simple Steps: Vegetable Gardening ©Dorling Kindersley Limited 2009

Spiky Combinations

The instantly recognizable foliage and tall flowers of New Zealand flax dominate this space. Points of agaves and fine-cut leaves of palms echo the spiky leaf shape with different textures.

Excerpted from Garden Design

©Dorling Kindersley Limited 2009

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