Car Park Area: Phormium (lets put in swathes?) with Stipa tenuissima grass (in swathes).
The Turquoise Puya grows in soil, and can be treated much like a cactus or succulent. It is hardy in zones 8b-11. Mature plants are said to survive temperatures down to 18-20 degrees F (-7°C) if kept relatively dry.
blue puya (puya berteroniana) native to chile, is a terrestrial bromeliad related to the pineapple, bees & birds love it
Pride of Madeira, Echium candicans, Select Blue, Longwood Gardens IMG_1499 Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA USA Photograph by Dolores Kelley Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
echium candicans (pride of madeira), Pride of Madeira Echium will regrow at point of prune so can aggressively cut back to keep smaller; still plant loves to grow big
Tower of Jewels (Echium wildpretii) .. This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds. Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping Self-sows freely; deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season....Biennials, Tropicals and Tender Perennials