SX9472 : Planting bed with New Zealand Flax

near to Teignmouth, Devon, Great Britain

Planting bed with New Zealand Flax
Planting bed with New Zealand Flax
It's likely that these raised beds were originally for lawn and flowers. If quality was affected by such close proximity to the sea, coupled with the expense of growing and maintaining floral bedding, it would have made sense to have permanent planting that could tolerate the conditions. Here is New Zealand Flax, Phormium tenax, which is spectacular in flower SX8957 : Broadsands Beach, phormium tenx, Torbay. In some summers these spaces have provided sites for sculpture.
The red-roofed hut is a lifeguard station, operated by the RNLI.
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2012
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Date Taken
Sunday, 6 May, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 29 September, 2012
Geographical Context
Coastal  Park and Public Gardens  City, Town centre 
Place (from Tags)
Teignmouth 
Plant (from Tags)
New Zealand Flax 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 9428 7284 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:32.7443N 3:29.6076W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 9427 7283
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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