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
Borrowed from our friends down under, the Kangaroo Paw is becoming a staple of Southwest gardens. And rightly so, the drought tolerant, fuzzy pawed plant is a perfect fit for our scorching summers and lack of water.