The dramatic flower spikes of this huge herbaceous plant, Echium pininana, are in-keeping with the scale of the wall and the wide gravel path.
Image courtesy of Amber Crowley.
Allowing moss to grow on features in a garden can add a naturalistic feel and make features feel more authentic.
There are a number of palm trees which are hardy in the UK including this species, Trachycarpus fortunii, they prefer well drained soil and full sun.
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