Real World Gardener Scented Leaves to Brush By in Design Elements

December 2nd, 2016

REAL WORLD GARDENER

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DESIGN ELEMENTS

Scented Leaves to "Brush By."

Continuing the series on scented plants and scented leaves.

 

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Lavandula sp. photo M Cannon

1-DSC_0071.JPGWas it a term coined by Peter? It seems likely but until Peter mentioned the term, “brush by” I had never come across it.

In fact if you did a search on the internet for “brush by plants” you get a selection of Bottle Brush plants.

That’s not it. If you put in just “brush by”, you guessed it, a selection of definitions on brushing and websites selling hairbrushes.

So what does it mean? 

Let’s find out..

I'm talking with Peter Nixon, garden designer and project Manager of Paradisus Garden Design. www.paradisusgl.peternixon.com.au

 

 

 

 

Scented leaves on Geraniums, Lavenders, licorice scented leaves of Agastache, and Bee Balm or Bergamot. Just some of the plants to choose from for your brush by garden.

 

 

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