In historic Hillsborough, North Carolina, a passionate gardener pays homage to an old landscape while making it her own
Photo by: Van Chaplin
Japanese bananas (Musa basjoo) that enclose the garden are quite happy in the rolling hills of the North Carolina Piedmont. Pink bananas, gingers, agaves, yuccas, swamp sunflowers, and salvias fill this garden with bold texture and bright colors. Tropical foliage gives a strong feeling of enclosure and defines this space.