Courtyard Green Wall

Courtyard Faux Green Wall Installation

Courtyard Artificial Green Wall

This case study, in a basement courtyard in the heart of London, is a great example of green walls in the context of a complete garden redesign. The client had a rather dull, lifeless and dark space and wanted to inject some colour into the courtyard and set the task to The Garden Builders, a London-based garden design firm, themselves regular Vistafolia collaborators.

The client wanted grey tones to be the overall theme of the garden, but also realised the need to counterbalance this with bursts of colour, and what better way than to incorporate some stunning greenery. However, the limited space in the courtyard minimised the available space for planting and thus, a vertical option was sought. This would have the added benefit of breaking up the timber screening which could have made the garden look rather enclosed on its own. But a vertical green wall also presented its own issues. Real plants would require a costly irrigation system and would add a significant amount of weight to the wall. Plus, the height of the walls meant that a living wall may have struggled through a lack of sunlight being allowed in.


With Vistafolia’s artificial green walls however, these issues were simply swept aside. Vistafolia’s green wall panels do not require any irrigation system, and their lightweight design means that no unnecessary strain is placed on the supporting wall. Furthermore, the product’s artificial nature means that no sunlight is required. In fact, a lack of sunlight exposure will only increase the products longevity and prevent fading, extending the lifespan well past the 5-year warranty which is already the longest of any product on the market.

Vistafolia’s confidence in the ultra-realistic, faithfully replicated aesthetic of the product is shown in the combination of real and artificial green wall planting – the planters contain real plants, which would surely have shown up an inferior, less-realistic artificial product if paired together. Vistafolia’s foliage, with its carefully designed matrix of multi-shaped planting, not only blends perfectly with its natural counterpart, but also nicely offsets the straight lines of the timber and the uniformed pattern of the Domus geometric floor tiles. And by adding in one of our Lush Green Texture Boxes, we were able to add that extra element of randomness, giving the client totally bespoke, incredibly lush finish.

Vistafolia’s easy installation meant that the green wall could go up in less than a day, without adding an precious time to the garden installation as a whole, and left the client a perfectly built, functional space that be enjoyed again and again.

If you’ve been inspired to find out more about artificial green walls in London or anywhere else, why not get in touch with us today and start your green wall journey.


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Unlike living plants, an artificial Vistafolia green wall thrives throughout varying weather and temperatures and without natural light. Where real plants would quickly wilt, a Vistafolia green wall continues to flourish, looking attractive all year.

Unlike living plants, an artificial green wall from Vistafolia is:

  • Fire retardant and tested to the highest standards
  • Easy to install
  • Low maintenance and low overhead cost
  • Much lighter weight, so suitable for weaker fence panels


Unlike other competitors on the market, Vistafolia is tested to the highest standards and provides the longest guarantee on the market. We also provide a full service, from consultation, design and research to aftersales care and customer satisfaction.

Vistafolia provides a full service:

  • Unique three panel solution, eliminating boring repeating walls
  • Customisation for seasonality or colour theme with our colour and texture boxes
  • Market leading UV ratings and freeze/thaw testing
  • Constant research into new ways to increase sustainability in green walls

Why Choose Vistafolia?

Close up of White-Flowers within artificial green wall

Our 3-panel solution combines our A, B and C panels for randomised foliage placement. This means there’s no repetitive patterns.

beautiful realistic plant wall in office

Our panels seamlessly interconnect, and due to the varying patterns and compact planting, you will never see visible join lines or squares.

Vistafolia garden artificial green wall

We pride ourselves on our hyper-detailed artificial foliage. Each of our panels are packed with lush greenery and splashes of vibrant colours (if you wish).

Close up of artificial plant wall with lavender plants

To ensure a rich tapestry of texture, there are 72 lush plants per panel and 16 different varieties of plant included – all varying in height.

Sustainable Green Walls

Through our internal research and innovation, our artificial green wall panels can be recycled and re-purposed for a different means, making Vistafolia the only artificial plant wall supplier with the knowledge and ability to do this.

Combined with the research towards sustainable artificial foliage, Vistafolia is aiming to develop a sustainable product at all stages of its life cycle. Making our faux living wall the only choice for those who are looking for a more environmentally friendly product. You can find out more about our quest to create a more sustainable product here.

sustainable foliage
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