Grevillea Purple Haze from http://www.australisplants.com.au/ornamentals/grafted.htm

Grevillea Purple Haze: 3 ft tall, 6 ft wide, bronze grey new foliage-- find to plant in the mango guild

Cottage style garden with an Australian twist: a gravel path.

Cottage style garden with an Australian twist: a gravel path is bordered by a Westringia fruticosa ‘Wynyabbie Gem’ hedge.

Leucophyta brownii - silver cushion bush. Australian native.

Leucophyta brownii, the silver cushion bush. an Australian native and excellent drought-resistant ground cover

Recycled sleeper retaining wall and screen, matched with Australian natives. Phillip Johnson Landscapes. Parkdale, Victoria

Applying sleepers vertical and at different sizes dramatically improves the effect in a natural bush style garden. Well positioned large rocks adds the next level of charm. Critic by John Dodd.

australian landscapes by ian johnson | Australian gardens – landscape & plants | GardenDrum

What makes an Australian garden ‘Australian’? Leslie Simpson, garden designer, and I think we’ve cracked the code. Listen here to Design Elements, where we’re discussing Australian themed gardens.

NAFRAY® is a compact drought tolerant Pennisetum | Ornamental Native Australian Grass approx 60cm round. Non invasive.

Native Australian (double check as there are international versions too). NAFRAY® Pennisetum's showy, feathery flower plumes appear from summer to autumn

Lomandra. Saw these in Redding, and they are the most lovely vibrant green. Australian native. Drought tolerant.

Lomandra lime tuff mass planting (perhaps use on slopes) Lomandra confertifolia subsp, confertifolia.

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