Plant fashions and favorite plants we have planted during 2015

Cymbalaria muralis - Kenilworth Ivy groundcover

Finishing off the most recent phase of our ongoing terrace garden project in Bellevue has provided us with the opportunity of using some choice ground covers. Pratia angulata. I have been wanting to use this for a while, but for some reason I have been unable to find it in my usual outlets. Like many things, plants seem to come and go in trends and fashions as now I see it everywhere. It is great for colonizing a sloped area and holds the soil together nicely though in a sunny location it can be a little vigorous. We planted it among some Fuchsia magellanica ‘Aurea’. It does compete with the Fuchsia, but not to its detriment and it is easily…

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