How to offer a remarkable plant?

To enhance a garden, old trees offer unrivaled character. Alongside them, younger and rare plants appear very elegant and less expensive. To make an original gift?

On the Place du Palais-Bourbon, between the bouquets of tulips and ranunculus, two hundred-year-old camellias, an ancient olive tree and a 25-year-old Japanese maple decorate the entrance to Moulié, the florist of Tout- Paris. These imposing pieces arouse the curiosity of its customers. Some have the means to afford these marvels, sold for several thousand euros, others a little less but are ready to break the bank to acquire one. On the other hand, everyone is seduced by the idea of ​​having a unique plant, which their neighbor will not have. What makes them special is not their size. It’s the beauty of its trunk, its shape, its silhouette. “We choose her on a whim, like a woman, explains Julien Moulié. Placing two or three strong pieces in a bare garden or on a city terrace immediately structures the space.»

Those he displays as decorum come from his 50-hectare nursery located in the Fouesnant forest, near Quimper. He raises…

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