Hakea laurina (Pin-cushion Hakea), it's amazing to come across these in the bush.

Hakea laurina (Pin-cushion Hakea) is one of the most beautiful native plants of south-western Australia. In Italy and America its uses include street and hedge planting. by David Lade, via ShutterStock

Pink Mulla Mulla from Domain Gardens in Napier, NZ

Pink Mulla Mulla from Domain Gardens in Napier, NZ. exaltatus (also Pink Mulla is one of the largest mulla mullas

Protea (yellow pin cushion) and sesleria grass

Rare, but easy-to-grow yellow pincushions combine nicely with lush ornamental Sesleria grass.

Vivid drought tolerant plantings . Grace Design Associates

Colorful plant palette – drought tolerant plantings – low water – shadow play (tall one with red flowers is Kangaroo Paw--Anigozanthos flavidus)

garden by Art Luna, landscape designer, in Santa Monica, CA, olive trees, coastal rosemary,french lavender, & grasses

A Mediterranean Idyll on the Pacific Palisades

Can't go past kangaroo paws, lovely lovely. Lochiel Park has some great native front gardens as well.

Shown: Leucadendron 'Winter Red' and kangaroo paw (Anigozanthos); By Debora Carl Landscape Design. Love the kangaroo paws!

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