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GPAP and there's more ....

You could be forgiven for thinking that I had painted the thin cerise lines down each side of this phormium’s gloriously strappy leaves.  Then you would remember that if I had attempted the job it wouldn’t be half as neat, so beautifully applied, so perfectly framing the stripes of green and cream.   115 more words

The diverse vegetation of the Heaphy track

Phormium, dear Phormium. Never shall I say a bad word about you again. I’ve seen you beachside, mountainside, roadside and bang in the middle of highly exposed plains. 1,698 more words


Marsala in the Garden; How to Use the Color of the Year

“A naturally robust and earthy wine red” that’s how the color “Marsala” is described by the Pantone Color Institute when introducing their 2015 Color of the Year.  538 more words

Landscape Design

Size and placement

This person has clearly thought about their front garden and has planted a really well looked after box hedge, and they have bought two specimen plants the phormium and rosemary for the inside.  327 more words


Early Winter Phormiums

Really coming into their own right now, love the way their foliage looks in the sunlight. Photo really doesn’t do them justice.