Golden bamboo is a perennial with finely textured green leaves and attractive golden-yellow stems. Considered a running bamboo, it is often planted for privacy’s sake because it grows quickly (sometimes up to 20 feet or more) and spreads to create a dense hedge or screen. It also provides bold vertical interest in landscape beds or in the contained space between two driveways. Unfortunately, this plant becomes invasive so it’s not recommended for all landscapes.
Terrasses perchées sur les toits ou patios nichés entre deux murs, ces espaces verts, exotiques ou romantiques, font main basse sur la ville. Des terrasses et patios qui font rêver...
Potts Point Landscape Design by Secret Gardens - Sydney Landscape Architects
This Potts Point courtyard garden perched on top of a double garage in the hub of Sydney city was overgrown and never used.
Use pleached trees or tall, thin plants Pleached trees (where the foliage is trimmed to form a hedge) are ideal for small gardens as they let in light above and allow space for planting below. The pleached trees used here are the lush and dense Ficus microcarpa ‘Hillii‘. To their right is a planting of bamboo, ideal for narrow areas due to its tall, thin form
5 must-have plants for Sydney
Based on my thrill-a-minute, rain-sodden ride through Sydney’s professionally designed gardens open for Hidden Festival of Outdoor Design last weekend, these are the ‘it’ girls of curre…