Eucalyptus 'Moon Lagoon' - great for cut flowers, drought tolerant, prune regularly

Eucalyptus 'Moon Lagoon' - great for cut flowers, drought tolerant, prune regularly HARDY IN ZONE 5 ?

Mediterranean Garden House -- beautifully designed garden

I love the effect of the plants encroaching on the walkway, but of course paths can be made wider to ensure access!

Salvias, also called sages, are some of the most versatile plants around. Most varieties are wonderfully drought tolerant and feature beautiful flowers with pleasantly scented, attractive foliage. Plus, deer, bunnies, and other garden pests typically ignore the plants. The key to success is knowing which varieties are right for your yard. Check out some of our favorites.

A Gardener's Guide to Salvias

Salvias, also called sages, are some of the most versatile plants around. Most varieties are drought tolerant and feature beautiful flowers with pleasantly scented, attractive foliage. The key to success is knowing which varieties are right for your yard.

Also know as Australian Tea Tree (leptospermum laevigatum), most of the 86 different Leptospermum species make desirable garden plants and are available with white, pink or red flower shades. Cultivars range in size from 3-26 feet, so read labels carefully to avoid extra pruning. Leaves are evergreen and small. Hardiest are L. scoparium, L. lanigerum, L. liversidgei, L. polygalifolium, and L. rupestre, all of which can tolerate temperatures to -18°F; others are sensitive to frost. They…

Leptospermum scoparium, Ruby Glow - New Zealand Tea Tree, cold and drought…

I do love colour. This grove in the north east ‘goes off’ in spring with Grevillea ‘Moonlight’, Chamelaucium uncinatum ‘CWA Pink’, Anigozanthos ‘Bush Pizazz’, Grevillea ‘Jennifer Joy’, Callistemon spp. and Leptospermum ‘Cardwell’

This grove in the north east ‘goes off’ in spring with Grevillea ‘Moonlight’, Chamelaucium uncinatum ‘CWA Pink’, Anigozanthos ‘Bush Pizazz’, Grevillea ‘Jennifer Joy’, Callistemon spp. and Leptospermum ‘Cardwell’

rosemary and lavender. I like that dusty blue green contrasting with the other shades of green even when the flowers are not blooming

A Mediterranean planting scheme with santolina, iris and rosemary in groups on dry stone walls. front garden look and feel


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