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Start a graffiti garden with Leucothoe 'Burning Love'

There’s a new trend in gardening and it’s very close to art. Graffitiing your garden is all the rage, and it isn't about spray paint in the slightest! There are a fantastic range of really quite well-behaved plants that are up to the job!For easy going, low maintenance planting schemes in the garden, we no longer have to stress about flowering performance and longevity. Foliage plants are more in vogue than ever, and it's possible for your whole garden display to depend on just foliage, without the need for a traditional 'flower display. This is a “graffiti garden”! Shrubs which were previously thought of as ‘a little bit dull’ are now becoming popular. People no longer ask ‘yes, but what...

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Is this the sexiest foliage plant ever?

Plants can evoke so many senses for us; from sound of rustling foliage to air-borne fragrances to textured touch.. However, 'Little Angel' Physocarpus goes one better, it will seduce you! The foliage colours of this incredible plant can only be described as 'SEXY', evoking thoughts of dark satin sheets, red PVC and other 'unprintables'! The leaves constantly change colour too, with a procession of saucy shades! Foliage plants can be extremely useful in the garden, after all not every plant has to have big blousy flowers playing the lead role, we need plants to play 'supporting roles' too. Physocarpus is the perfect supporting cast member, with oak-leaf shaped foliage on round plants. The plants do produce flowers, but they almost...

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