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Lilyvilla Garden Gate

Custom garden gate
Photo by: Josh McCullough, PhytoPhoto

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July 2, 2013
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That is an ornamental oregano and the orange flowers belong to a Zauschneria.
    Bookmark   Thanked by itergi    July 3, 2013 at 8:37AM
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Thank you! Is it a specific oregano variety? I love how long the racemes are.
    Bookmark   September 27, 2013 at 7:33PM
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April 13, 2013
keslernindy4 wrote:
Also, can it tolerate full sun?
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That is a Castor Bean, Ricinus communis 'Carmelita'. It is poisonous, beautiful and can tolerate full sun.
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Yes, it can.
    Bookmark   August 11, 2014 at 7:53AM
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April 13, 2013
keslernindy4 wrote:
What is the blue/purple/green star leaf plant near the door on the right? Thx
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My mistake--- that is a castor bean. The aralia does have a similar shaped leaf and may be a nice alternative...
    Bookmark   November 9, 2013 at 6:27PM
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Yes, you see Castor Bean in this photo.
    Bookmark   March 18, 2014 at 8:27AM
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February 25, 2013
Cornelia wrote:
What is the orange flower spilling over the wall?
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I would also like to know what the orange flower plant to the left of the door is. Thanks
    Bookmark   July 2, 2013 at 4:38PM
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Zauschneria 'Select Mattole'
    Bookmark   March 18, 2014 at 8:25AM
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October 20, 2012
bleuzenn wrote:
Hello, i'm in France but i would like to now what's the name of the blue leaves on the right , thank you ^^
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Thank you.
    Bookmark   January 27, 2013 at 12:05PM
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that is a castor bean plant.
    Bookmark   May 19, 2013 at 10:00PM
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DoorstepsThe area between private and public spaces in houses where there is no real front garden can be a lost space. It has utilitarian requirements, such as safe access to the front door for deliveries and keeping free of cover for security. But we can claim this space and use it far more constructively than just keeping it tidy with a tired, stuck-in-a-rut look. These concrete steps and walls could overpower and dominate the entrance, but a clever use of planting not only softens the hardscape, but also creates a garden in its own right, with its own style and atmosphere.

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Cold and looks old and dirty
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