Marjorelle Garden in Marrakesh, Morocco

This garden was created by the French painter Jacques Majorelle in the 1920’s and the the blue colour used throughout the garden has been patened… Marjorelle blue.  Marjorelle also collected plants,  and the resulting garden is extraordinary, water is a very important feature throughout, it has marble pools, banana trees, fab succulents, groves of bamboo, coconut palms and bougainvilleas.  After years of neglect, the garden was then taken over and restored by the fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent and his partner Pierre BergeMarjorelle potsMarjorelle blueMarjorelle blue potMarjorelle blue houseLily pond