Key plants in The Anywhere Courtyard garden

Sensory plants against a backdrop of a waterfall, connecting the garden to the natural world

Aloysia triphylla (Aloysia citrodora)

Lemon Verbena an edible herbal plant, that has a delicious smell, can be used in Cocktails teas or for cooking. It can be placed in front of a doorway to deter mosquitos and flies.

Delosperma cooperi

‘Jewel of Desert Amethyst’ is a tender succulent but can survive winters in the south east. Great for trailing down the side of containers.

Prunus dulcis ‘Guara’

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An upright, spreading, deciduous tree with lance-shaped, toothed dark green leaves. Blossom is pink or white, scented, and produced on bare stems in early spring, followed by oval-shaped green fruit encasing edible almond nuts.

Trachelospermum asiaticum

‘Flat Mat’ is a lower-growing form of asian jasmine. Chosen because its evergreen and scented and will trail down the front of the containers.

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