Short Eucalyptus, Eucalyptus pauciflora ssp. ‘Niphophila’, screen one boundary, while the cinnamon bark of a line Betula ermanii, uplit with spike lights, provide a backdrop to the deck area.
Subtle use of red, which was a feature of the interior finishes to the house, was used to link the three gardens.
It was used in the different shades of brickwork specified for the walls, paths and the raised beds and for the planting; with the use of plants such as berberis, dogwood, phormium and smoke bush, which all have reddish hues; as well as plantings of red roses and tulips. This provided a unity to the overall scheme.