Dangerous Romance – Venus Fly Trap Inspiration for Garden Design

As promised last week, here is the first of the ‘other’ two inspiration boards for gardens related to romantic flowers…. (The first being inspired by the Magnolia and the other inspired by the Toad Lily)

Dangerous Romance.

Inspired by the movie “The Little Shop Of Horrors” and the Venus Fly trap who eats its prey, I went for a slightly campy, slightly Victorian feel.  Romance doesn’t always come in a sweet and syrupy package.  Sometimes it is a bit more acerbic and edgy. Venus Fly trap inspired garden design mood board
Here are all the sources for the products:

Movie Inspiration Poster — from all posters….

Genuine Cypress Bat house from Hammacher and Schlemmer or A birds World

The red egg bird house from jschatz.

Brazier – from Mistress Metal

Silver Hand tooled garden torch – www.itorches.com

Big Irony Table

Plastic fantastic garden chair – lime green and black candelabra– available through www.designonfront.com

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Hi, I'm Rochelle and for 18 years I have worked as a landscape designer, author/writer, and design teacher. I've designed residential and hospitality (for hotels, restaurants, and spas) gardens across the USA and in the UK, Europe and the Middle East. After many years of teaching garden design topics in person, I launched the PITH + VIGOR Boot Camp series in early 2018. Through my blog, social media, and online courses (Garden Design Bootcamp and Planting Design Boot Camp) I aim to help homeowners learn how to confidently design and create home gardens that reflect their own personal and unique style.
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