Tropical gardens are the perfect concept of mind refreshing. The key of building tropical garden is ‘less is more’. The whole concept of this sort of garden is to be elegant and refining with minimalist design. And by its minimalist concept, tropical garden may be applied in any kind of building whether it is a large luxurious spa, or just your simple house yard.
A tropical garden is a very attracting landscape; not only for wildlife, but also for your viewer and yourself because it is very refreshing and will breath a morning breeze anytime to your place. The crucial key of making tropical garden is the sunlight. Sunlight creates beautiful gleam in shiny green shrubs and other tropical plants. To emposure this light, you might want to add fountain, faux waterfall, or water hose to keep your plants watery that the drops will reflect the gradation of sun light and produce your garden a small rainbow or sparkly diamonds. Black stone can also bring more fresh sensation in your garden, so you might want to consider statues, urns, step stone pathway, stone fountain base, or even small archway.
The perfect plants for tropical gardens are the contrast between vivid and solid green leaves with lively colorful shrubs of flowers. Palm trees are great for tropical garden, it will even bring your garden a beachy texture for palm trees are similar to coconut trees, the stereotypical plants in tropical beaches. It will both give your garden a cool breeze and lift up the heat with its sultry image. To compliment this plant, try some green bushes and shrubs such as cycad, agave, yucca, or Kangaroo paws. Bamboos are also great to create tropical garden and it can also bring traditional value to your house. If you happened to be able to find banana trees, this can also be your personal touch to your tropical garden. Broad leaves are very essential in building tropical garden, so you might consider this selection. Some ferns with its attractive needle leaves are also great touch to tropical garden, so you’d better find some of them to place in your front yard. You might want to split your primary plants into hardy plants and tender plants for when tender plants wilt out of frost, your tropical garden will remain beautiful with your selections of hardy plants.
When you’re done with green touches to your garden, now add some live-up by adding touches of color. The hot, sassy, and sultry red is the main key in creating vivid and lively vivacious tropical garden. Try some beschorneria yuccoides that have great purplish red color on its leaves and beautiful flowers and seeds. Our hand picked best suggestion for tropical garden is some shrubs of bougenville. Bougenvillia is very easy to be groomed and it is colorful, vivid, and beautiful. There are various selections of this colorful vine ranging from pure white to beautiful velvet purple. However, you can also try your own selection of colorful flower touches such as hydrangea, roses, tulips, lilies, or gerbera. You can mix and match however you like, but remember to keep it simple, for simplicity is the key of tropical garden.