Car Park Area: Phormium (lets put in swathes?) with Stipa tenuissima grass (in swathes).
Baby Gorilla by Michael Angst
Shade garden - Black Mondo Grass. I absolutely LOVE this stuff. Imagine it growing as a border for flowering plants with bright colors. Also makes a great mass planting surrounded by a stone border. Or in planters or flower boxes for contrast.
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