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We asked Miami landscape architect Raymond Jungles, who’s known for this lush, low-fuss gardens, to share his secrets for turning any yard into a tropical retreat.

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10. Mix in Richly Colored Foliage
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10. Mix in Richly Colored Foliage

Flowers are not the only source of color in a tropical garden. Foliage, with its brilliant array of hues and leaf shapes, adds variety in a more permanent form, because it doesn’t rely on bloom cycles. Pink, red, yellow, chartreuse, and purple leaves are especially effective for bringing color to shade gardens.

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