A crunchy gravel entry is a clean casual foil for plant textures and colors.
Japanese silver grass billows over the basalt wall at right beside climbing hydrangea.
'Maori Sunrise' New Zealand flax in a container punctuates the small pond in the middle while 'Palace Purple' heuchera mugho pine and gunnera fill a bed near the house. Cotoneaster spills onto gravel.
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