Apiary Studio

Ellis Property Development hired Apiary Studio to design exterior plantings for this project in the Francisville Neighborhood of Philadelphia. Cadre Design created a restrained brick apartment building, punctuated by numerous window openings, which Apiary softened with profuse silver-foliaged plantings. Our palette is anchored by two species of willow: Salix helvetica (Swiss Willow) and Salix arenaria (Creeping Willow) as well as two ground covers: Artemisia ludoviciana ‘Valerie Finnis’ (Silver Wormwood) and Deschampsia cespitosa (Tufted Hair Grass). Within these blocks of silver and green are a scattering of other flowering perennials and annuals that add color and detail.

SIZE: .05 Acres

YEAR: 2020

LOCATION: Francisville, Philadelphia, PA

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