Key plants in the Concrete 2.0 garden

The colour scheme has a backbone made up of green and white, with splashes of colour throughout, yellow, orange and deep red. The overall style is soft and textural, contrasting with the hard landscaping.

Betula jacquemontii

Glorious bark, fantastic winter interest, light canopy creating dappled shade.

Mahonia ‘Charity’

A wonderfully architectural evergreen shrub which provides year-round interest.

Euphorbia characias subsp. wulfenii

Attractive and unusual glaucous foliage, early season interest, textural contrast, drought-tolerance.

Fatsia japonica

A useful shade-tolerant large evergreen shrub.

Foeniculum vulgare ‘Purpureum’

Attractive texture, height and long-lasting interest.

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