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  • Sloping Tropical Border Ideas

    Posted by Jimmy on April 21, 2023 at 11:36 pm

    Hi everyone. I am hoping to get some ideas for creating a tropical border on a downward slope. The area gets full sun all day. I love plants with big leaves. I already have Tetrapanax, Paulownia, Ensette, Ginger, Canna, and Musa Basjoo to go in. Are there any other plants I can get which will enjoy a bit of sun? I have attached a picture of my border. Any ideas are most welcome

    Craig replied 11 months, 3 weeks ago 2 Members · 5 Replies
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  • Craig

    April 22, 2023 at 10:07 am

    What a great plot! Have you tried Gunnera, I know @George loves his 😁 There are also some lovely large leaved Magnolias that take full sun.

    • Jimmy

      April 22, 2023 at 10:50 am

      I ordered a small Gunnera plug plant from your online store but I don’t think it will reach maximum growth this season. Can you recommend any large-leaf Magnolias? I was also looking at Fig trees and Meliantus major.

      • Craig

        April 22, 2023 at 1:23 pm

        Melianthus is a great plant, especially in full sun. Magnolia delavayi is a fantastic large leaved species.

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