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A planting style that you find in successful gardens is ‘sculptural' plants mixed with soft foliage and flowers. Here are some tips about how to do it well.

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Gardening : Landscaping

Just like my Grandma's. Tibouchinia Tree - Tibouchina grandiflora Fast growing tree that is best kept at 6-8 ft. in height. Large silvery/green fuzzy leaves that form an airy canopy. This variety has very large purple blooms that occur frequently year-round once the plant is established. Very Showy for small areas. Keep moist but WELL-Drained. Full-Sun

A garden of succulents about 8 months after being first planted, for a garden in the Oakland Hills. The largest plants were already in the garden, while all the smaller succulents were either added or moved around in the garden to achieve more dramatic effects. The Pincushion Protea at the top of the slope is incredibly happy in this setting, and almost sets the slope on fire with the sheer quantity of blooms. There are also a few California natives in this front garden, including Dudleya...