Monday, January 25, 2010

Winter Planting and Decor

Berberis thunbergii with winter decor.
Planter designed by Watson Gold Designs,Inc.

White Cyclamens tucked away among Douglas Fir, Nobel, Juniper and Budded Cedar.
Ready for the winter: Looking green and keeping the bulbs cozy.
Planting by Lai-Chung Poon
for Watson Gold Designs, Inc.

Lilies in the City

White Lilies with Caladiums brightening a shady garden.
planting by: Lai-Chung Poon
for Watson Gold Designs, Inc.

Oriental Hybrid Lily 'Sumatra', 3 to 4', late July to Mid August.
Planting by Lai-Chung Poon
for Watson Gold Designs, Inc.

Lilium regale can get up to 4 to 5ft tall! Plant bulb in fall, here at zone 7.
planting by Lai-Chung Poon
for Watson Gold Designs, Inc.

Favorite plants

Obedient Plant Physostegia virginana
Great perennial, spreading and blooming.

Hyacinth Bean Vine
Collect the dark purple beans in the fall, plant them early spring.

Joshua Tree National Park Spring Time

Purple Mat, Nama demissum

Rock Nettle, Sting Bush

Plants in Lin Garden Taipei, Taiwan

Ficus Tree

Butterfly Wall

Ficus Tree roots

Waterlily in a pot, also used as a fire extinguisher.

Getty Museum Garden, Los Angeles

Cactus viewing garden, no access down there.

Bougainvillea growing on sculptural trellis made with iron rod.

Plants in Costa Rica

Croton Codiaeum variegatum with
Firecrackerplant Russelia equisetiformis

Flame of the woods, Flor de fuego
Ixora coccinea

Dwarf poinciana, Malinche
Caesalpinia pulcherrima

Wave inspired Retaining wall/planter beds
All photos taken by Lai-Chung Poon in Nosara, CR

Plants in Cambodia

Wild flowers growing in a temple.

Orchid growing off a tree.

All photos taken by Lai-Chung Poon, Siem Reap, Cambodia

Late Summer Garden Images

Deep burgundy mums with Angelonias.

Mix of Geranium 'Vancouver Centennial', Alchemilla mollis 'Lady's Mantle', Lavender, Lantana, Sky Pencil

Mix of Purple Aster, Sweet Potato Vines and Orange Salvia
Photo and Planting by Lai-Chung Poon
for Watson Gold Designs, Inc.

Yellow Hibiscus

Campanula 'Elizabeth'

Campanula 'Elizabeth'
Heart shaped green leaves with large burgundy-pink cup shaped flowers lasting for weeks on end.

White Flowering Vines

White Mandevilla, flowering all summer long. (annual)

Clematis x Henry i: Great, large summer blooming clematis.
You can see this in the evening and far away. (perennial)

Spring Bulbs

Intense combination of Tulips 'Monte Carlo', 'Spring Green', 'Barbados', 'Schoonoord' and Muscari 'Christmas Pearl'.
Photo and planting by: Lai Chung Poon
for Watson Gold Designs, Inc.