Gallery: Gargantuan Living Wall with 10,000 Plants Completed in Canada


While it’s not the largest living wall in North America, this vertical garden is certainly one of the most beautiful and diverse vertical gardens out there. With 10,000 individual plants representing more than 120 unique species, this almost 3,000 sq foot living wall installation on the Semiahmoo Public Library and Royal Canadian Mounted Police Facility in Surrey, Canada has us oohing and ahhing. Designed and built by Vancouver-based Green Over Grey living wall designers, the living wall’s design was inspired by the artwork of the Coast Salish (including Semiahmoo) First Nations People.

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  3. baobob November 3, 2010 at 9:08 pm

    Wow! Thats a big one! I really like how they have integrated local natives into the wall. I saw some other amazing living walls in the San Francisco, Bay Area created by Habitat Horticulture. Check them out!


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