Topiary As Found Art
Plants sculpted or grown to appear like other things
Groomed Topiary Wild Zarcero
Groomed, Topiary As Found Art

American portable style topiary was introduced to Disneyland around 1962. Walt Disney helped bring this new medium into being - wishing to recreate his cartoon characters throughout his theme park in the form of landscape shrubbery. This style of topiary is based on a suitably shaped steel wire frame through which the plants eventually extend as they grow. [from wikipedia]

Topiary, In Safari Village, Of Wildlife Safari, As A Nature Theme Park Location, Winton, Oregon

Topiary is the horticultural practice of training perennial plants by clipping the foliage and twigs of trees, shrubs and subshrubs to develop and maintain clearly defined shapes, whether geometric or fanciful. [from wikipedia]

Wild, Topiary Of The Amazon, As Found Art

Natural topiary found in and around the Amazon, Peru. Pecause this topiary is natural, a bit more imagination is required to seethe shapes and real things.

Zarcero, Topiary Of Costa Rica, As Found Art

In Parque Francisco Alvarado, Zarcero, Costa Rica, this topiary was sculpted by Evangelisto Blanco.

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