Influenced by the many lush tropical gardens in the coastal neighbourhood and overseas. Tropical plants are also amazingly hardy. It also helps that Bilgola is full of red volcanic soil so everything grows really well!
Phormium, or 'Sundowner', is a large and striking cultivar, with erect bronze green foliage. Its dark rose pink margins and streaks age to cream in summer. 'Sundowner' is a great specimen for adding unique color and texture to the landscape.