The toughies grow on the street side, the dainties grow on the house side.
Landscape designer Michael Glassman of Greenscapes and Graphics designed the yard to add privacy and sun control to the house. He first added the house-wide fence 15 feet from the sidewalk. The low-maintenance yard was planned for year-round color and texture: interspersed among trailing pink verbena (V. peruviana) ground cover are fornight lilies (dietes vegeta), daylilies (Hemerocallis, mugho pines, and two bonsai Japanese black pines (Pinus thunbergiana). A coral passion flower (Passiflora jamesonii) is trained up the fence.
Planted around a stream under the shade of the overhead trellis are Japanese maples (Acer palmatum), papyrus (Cyperus papyrus), baby's tears (Soleirolia soleirolii) ground cover, and varieties of philodendron and fern.
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|Date:||Jun 1, 1984|
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