5 Tips for Creating a Tropical Backyard

Large Lush Plants

Palm trees and elephant ears are the natural choice for tropical landscapes, but when not planted in warmer climates they aren’t viable options. The important factor in selecting plants for a tropical backyard is to choose plants that have large lush leaves. Ferns and hostas are wonderful options for more temperate yards and come in dozens of variety so that they can be layered to add height and depth to a garden. Tropical spaces teem with foliage so the more the better.

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