Project Description

  Mission Hills Residence

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An outdated home getting a total remodel needed a plant solution to enhance a covered entrance. Greenleaf was brought in to create an inviting entry that would add life to the new modern architecture.


  • Portico location is low-light, but open to elements. This would require thoughtful plant selection to ensure long-term success.
  • Due to age of the house, no water, drainage, or electrical would be available to use for the project.


  • Collaborated with project architect & owner to recess the designated area.
  • Determined a shelving system would be the best solution for a location with no electrical access.
  • A hand-watering, maintenance plan would also be necessary for this project due to no nearby water sources.
  • Fabricated moss-covered frame to conceal the exposed shelving.
  • Strategically selected low-light tolerant plants that would thrive in outdoor elements.


We worked closely with the architect to create a lush entrance that the homeowner could love for years to come. The final design was a tropical live wall with pops of color that nicely balanced the new contemporary architecture

  • Added extra ceiling spotlights for extra “wow” factor when viewing at night.
  • Shelving system requires hand-watering that our plant technicians maintain on a regular basis.

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Mission Hills Residence






Home/Interior, Living Wall, Residential/Mission Hills Residence

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