This Wheel of Fortune garden has two types of plants: annuals that die each year (some of the flowers and herbs) and perennials that will come back for several years before dying (such as the roses). In the perennial group there is also evergreens (like the ivy) and deciduous plants that lose their leaves each winter. The garden is a perfect analogy for the changes that occur over time. Some changes seem quick (annuals), some a little slower (perennials), and some we hardly notice (evergreen perennials). Water drips downward from a fountain head to keep the wheel moving. It follows the flow of gravity and reminds me that all change is natural like the seasons. The Lily can represent both peace and healing or an elder. The flower's bloom faces the Wheel and could imply the way an older, more experienced person might view the ups and downs of life. No matter how big the change, he or she could take it in stride, calmly aware that nothing lasts forever.