Gallery: Philadelphia Plants Its Very First Bus Stop Green Roof!

Any future replications of this first design will be paid for not by the city but by funds from advertising on the side of the bus shelter where the green roof has been installed. The green space has a standard depth of 3 inches and is planted with mostly pre-grown mats of Sedum -- a pretty standard succulent that once rooted, requires little care -- along with a few blooming Sweet Williams planted in corners of the roof where the depth reaches 6 inches.

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