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Regional Gardens Submitted by Our Readers - Garden Design

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Tabu: Tropical Paradise in Cairns, Queensland

Tabu: Tropical Paradise in Cairns, Queensland

Cyclone Ita recently threatened havoc in Far North Queensland but this time, apart from in the Cooktown region which wore the brunt of its force, homes and gardens escaped with minimal damage. Tabu in...

Lotus Bowl at Totara Waters Sub-Tropical Garden - Garden Stay Accommodation - New Zealand

Garden Stay Accommodation

Bromeliads - Totara Waters is a 2 acre subtropical garden set on the upper Waitemata Harbour. Development began in 1999 by Peter and Jocelyn, whereby extensive planting of rare and unusual plants have been included in the garden.

Alexander palms and cordylines reach toward the canopy. Below, *Trachelospermum jasminoides* ‘Tricolor’, one of the hardiest groundcover plants, spills from its raised bed.

A Tropical Oasis on the NSW North Coast

Take a journey through an inspiring, lushly planted garden on a large sloping site.

Due to the relatively narrow base of this plant, it can be kept easily at one meter diameter, ‘Hot Rio Nights’ works well as a screen plant in narrow spaces. It fans out to 3 to 4 meters at the top giving plenty of coverage. No leaf drop makes it ideal for planting near swimming pools. It also works well as an accent plant or to fill a large space amongst other tropical plants. It can be a good alternative to Bamboo, it will stay true to size and perform for years given the right…

Plant Profile in Landscape outlook Magazine - Garden Expressions

My latest quarterly column in the Journal of the Australian Institute of Landscape Designers and Managers… Plant Profile – Tropical Heliconia caribae x bihai ‘Hot Rio Nights’ Of all the Heliconias I have trialed, ‘Hot Rio Nights’ is my favorite. A vigorous upright grower to 3 metres tall with large banana like leaves, this …

Osmoxylon lineare, Heliconia rostrata, Ginger sp, Calathea zebrina, Broms including Neoregelia. - Cairns Botanic Gardens

Tropical landscaping, Cairns Botanic Gardens

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Tropical garden by Dennis Hundscheidt. Stunning garden on a 1/4 acre block.

Tropical Garden Image Gallery - Dennis Hundscheidt

Tropical Garden, Tropical Pool

Tropical Garden, Tropical Pool

Garden by David Feix . I do like me some tropical textures, and even better is that this Heliconia scheideana actually blooms well here, starting in October into the following summer. The variegated bromeliad below, Aechmea ornata var nationalis, is almost Agave-like until it blooms, when it is most obviously a cousin of the pineapple.

Mario Trejo Residence, featuring Heliconias and Bromeliads

Garden by David Feix . I do like me some tropical textures, and even better is that this Heliconia scheideana actually blooms well here, starting in October into the following summer. The variegated bromeliad below, Aechmea ornata var nationalis, is almost Agave-like until it blooms, when it is most obviously a cousin of the pineapple.