MALVERN HOUSE Melbourne AustraliaContemporary Patio, Melbourne

Design ideas for a contemporary courtyard patio in Melbourne. —  Houzz
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Kim Ward-Ahmed wrote:5 Jan. 2015
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    Looks like polymorphum Japanese maples
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    DDB Design Development & Building

    Not sure exactly what Maple as we are the builders. but if you contact the Landscape Architects Nathan Burkett also on Houzz he might be able to specify the tree.

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    Change height of raised borders

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