Clumps of bromeliads and a huge Elkhorn (Platycerium bifurcatum) are mounted onto the boundary wall, providing a luscious backdrop to the garden. Production – Lucy Feagins/The Design Files and Georgina Reid/The Planthunter.
Buxus hedge with mixed planting Possible in and around the weeping lilly pillys and palms. Just need to condition the soil enough so that the hedge and other plants get a chance before the lilly pilly roots invade and suck out the nutrients
Lime Zinger Elephant's Ear (Xanthosoma aurea 'Lime Zinger')Water requirement: Wet, moist soil Light requirement: Full to partial sun Mature size: 2 to 4 feet tall Seasonal interest: Summer, fall When to plant: Spring or summer