A Black Stucco Home in Dallas Is Surrounded by Eye-Popping Greenery

A Black Stucco Home in Dallas Is Surrounded by Eye-Popping Greenery

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By Jennifer Pattison Tuohy
A Texas interior designer expands her vision outdoors with a water-wise garden.

The first thing that strikes you about interior designer Lynn Rush’s home is that it’s black. The second is that its dark plaster walls are slowly being enveloped by swaths of brilliant green ivy. Surrounded by peach stucco mansions, this LEED Platinum residence on the outskirts of Dallas is wholly different, but without sticking out like the proverbial sore thumb. Instead, its low profile seems to dissolve into a backdrop of native plantings.  

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