Rural Section Curved Window Garden

This garden is part of a rural, well established garden. It sits under a set of low windows and has two existing plants - a dwarf Japanese weeping maple and a well clipped Camellia (pale pink/white flowers). The garden gets full sun all morning until about 1pm.
Camellia 'Baby Bear', or could use Camellia 'Quintessence' (a very pale pink flower). Dwarf growing/groundcover camellia. Grows approximately 50cm tall and can be trimmed to shape or kept at the height required. Will work well with the existing camellia in this garden and in other parts of the garden.

Camellia 'Baby Bear', or could use Camellia 'Quintessence' (a very pale pink flower). Dwarf growing/groundcover camellia. Grows approximately 50cm tall and can be trimmed to shape or kept at the height required. Will work well with the existing camellia in this garden and in other parts of the garden.

Dietes grandiflora. A summer flowering, clumping plant with strong, architectural foliage that grows approximately 60cm x 60cm.

Dietes grandiflora. A summer flowering, clumping plant with strong, architectural foliage that grows approximately 60cm x 60cm.

Carex flagellifera 'Frosted Curls'. A very hardy dwarf grass that will tolerate just about any conditions. It grows to about 40cm x 50cm. It is a lovely green colour fading to white ends. It will soften the stronger, more architectural form of the Dietes beside it.

Carex flagellifera 'Frosted Curls'. A very hardy dwarf grass that will tolerate just about any conditions. It grows to about 40cm x 50cm. It is a lovely green colour fading to white ends. It will soften the stronger, more architectural form of the Dietes beside it.

Scleranthus biflorus, New Zealand native moss. A very low growing ground cover, that almost forms a green spongy cushion. If it starts to brown off in the middle, carefully push it down so the roots can re-establish in the ground. Looks striking against mondo grass and as a mat under the dwarf Japanese maple.

Scleranthus biflorus, New Zealand native moss. A very low growing ground cover, that almost forms a green spongy cushion. If it starts to brown off in the middle, carefully push it down so the roots can re-establish in the ground. Looks striking against mondo grass and as a mat under the dwarf Japanese maple.

Hosta. These are a clump forming perennial that is dormant during the winter. Generally grown for its striking foliage - large, bold, heart shaped leaves in a range of greens, including variegated varieties. There are currently some green varieties in other parts of the garden, and I would suggest that these same varieties are used here. they can be cultivated by dividing as the first buds show.

Hosta. These are a clump forming perennial that is dormant during the winter. Generally grown for its striking foliage - large, bold, heart shaped leaves in a range of greens, including variegated varieties. There are currently some green varieties in other parts of the garden, and I would suggest that these same varieties are used here. they can be cultivated by dividing as the first buds show.

Lophomyrtus x ralphii 'Lilliput'. A really cute, dwarf growing variety. There are a number of larger growing varieties of Lophomyrtus in other parts of the garden. The red coloured leaves and stems will go well with the existing dwarf Japanese weeping maple.

Lophomyrtus x ralphii 'Lilliput'. A really cute, dwarf growing variety. There are a number of larger growing varieties of Lophomyrtus in other parts of the garden. The red coloured leaves and stems will go well with the existing dwarf Japanese weeping maple.

Mondo grass. Both varieties pictured here - Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Black Dragon', the dark red variety, and Ophiopogon japonicus, the green variety. You could use either one, but I think the green variety would look better with the other colours used in the garden.

Mondo grass. Both varieties pictured here - Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Black Dragon', the dark red variety, and Ophiopogon japonicus, the green variety. You could use either one, but I think the green variety would look better with the other colours used in the garden.

Existing Camellia. Has been well trimmed. Has pale pink flowers in late winter.

Existing Camellia. Has been well trimmed. Has pale pink flowers in late winter.

Existing dwarf Japanese weeping maple, Acer palmatum dissectum 'Crimson Queen'. A deciduous tree that has stunning cascading crimson to purple-red leaves.

Existing dwarf Japanese weeping maple, Acer palmatum dissectum 'Crimson Queen'. A deciduous tree that has stunning cascading crimson to purple-red leaves.

This is the before photo of the curved window garden. It shows the set of very low windows of the family room. There is a lovely rural outlook from the family room, and it gets full sun all morning, which is great in winter.

This is the before photo of the curved window garden. It shows the set of very low windows of the family room. There is a lovely rural outlook from the family room, and it gets full sun all morning, which is great in winter.

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