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Modern Drought Tolerant (Xeriscape) Garden Even the desert is far from devoid of beautiful plant life. Not all of the Southwest US is desert, yet all have to be cognizant of water use! Love some of the plants used in this pic.

Modern Trellis

great simple trellis you can attach almost anywhere. Paint it black or any color and knock it up a notch! -hot tub privacy, gardening, landscaping, privacy barrier, DIY trellis Clematis in front yard

plant suggestions:  Kangaroo Paw (not dwarf), full sun, drought tolerant, long bloom season, many hot colors

Great Drought Tolerant Plant: Kangaroo Paw

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.

Red kangaroo paws provide a burst of poolside color in this modern landscape.

Red kangaroo paws provide a burst of poolside color in this modern landscape. For sun and drought tolerant gardens.

inspiration garden, drought tolerant

Russian sage, Verbena bonariensis, Mexican Feather grass, Miscanthus, purple and grey plant combination design by Giardino Segreto

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


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Australian natives are a great choice for your garden - growing easily and attracting native birds

Australian natives are a great choice for your garden - growing easily and attracting native birds. Red and green Kangaroo Paw

Layered naturalistic plants with vivid drought tolerant plantings–like red pencil trees, toyon, and 4 different types of sage that appear as though they’ve always been a part of the terrain.

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

Tropical look, low water

How to Create an All-Family Outdoor Lounge

Aeoniums and echeverias add tropical heat, on little water. Sedum nussbaumerianum fringes the fire pit. All-Family Outdoor Lounge - Sunset

Adelaide Botanic Garden; the Australian Native Garden  is a South Australian Government 'Sustainable Landscapes' project.

the Australian Native Garden is a South Australian Government 'Sustainable Landscapes' project.

Narrow garden bed featuring Anigozanthos 'Pink Joey' (Pink Joey kangaroo paws) with Senecio mandraliscae in Santa Barbara, CA

Groundcover - blue chalk sticks (in between kangaroo paws).Have this growing in my Fl garden :-)

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