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Romantic Sanctuary, La Jolla, CA contemporary landscape

Romantic Sanctuary, La Jolla, CA


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taarcher wrote:
name of plants - what's the name of the trailing plant as well as the blue green 'turquoise' plant above it? thanks!
   Comment   August 5, 2013
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Urban Nature / Troy Silva Design Group
The trailing plant is Senecio 'Fish Hooks' and the blue plant is Senecio mandraliscae.
August 5, 2013 at 9:43am     
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christine ltd wrote:
is this a gas fireplace? what is the material? are there different sizes for smaller spaces? - Is this a gas fireplace? What material are the spheres? Are there different sizes for a much smaller space? thank you!
   Comment   July 17, 2012
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Wow! I have been receiving any of my questions for over a year. The spheres are made of concrete and were cast specifically for this application. If you google "concrete fireplace spheres" you can find a few stock sources as well.
February 19, 2013 at 10:17am   
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Margie Grace - Grace Design Associates added this to The Secret Formula for Grouping Plants in a Pot
Note the constrast of foliage texture and color, in additon to the composition in general. To get a similar look, try:Thriller: Cape Rush (Chondropetalum elephantinum)Spiller: Fish Hooks (Senecio 'Fish Hooks')Filler: Blue Chalk Sticks (Senecio mandraliscae)

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