How to Design a Lush Tropical Retreat
Leafy plants Throughout the garden, king, queen, and pygmy date palms tower above cycads, plumerias, variegated schefflera, yellow gingers, red ti plants, and bromeliads that include the showy Billbergia pyramidalis. To fill in, Jack moved some houseplants outdoors, such as a staghorn fern that he mounted to a palm beside the pool. See how a boring Southern California yard got a stunning ??Hawaiian makeover, complete with tropical plants and a lagoon.