Colorful plant palette – drought tolerant plantings – low water – shadow play

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

Australlian Dry Garden Textures

Lambley Nursery, specializes in dry climate plants, and has a catalogue

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Anigozanthos 'Kangaroo Paw' used here as a border plant.

Gondwana Nursery: Banksia Birthday Candles & Acacia cognata dwarf at MIFGS 2011

Gondwana Nursery: Banksia Birthday Candles Acacia cognata dwarf at MIFGS 2011

Evening Glow - mediterranean - landscape - san luis obispo - Gardens by Gabriel

Incredibly beautiful, Leucospermum 'Scarlet Ribbon' (Pincushion) is a compact, rounded, evergreen shrub with large, salmon pink flower clusters resembling pincushions and purplish-red stripings resembling bright red ribbons. Born at the end of each br

Ironwork bird sculpture manages to look dainty amongst the kangaroo paws.  Drought-tolerant garden

Drought tolerant garden - Salvaged weathered ironworks contrast against the colourful plant varieties.

Tiburon Hillside - contemporary - landscape - san francisco - Arterra LLP Landscape Architects

Kangaroo paw - Top Water-Wise Plants - Sunset Love the rocks along the stairs!

waterwise landscape from web.idiggreenacres.com

A brave design stands up well to drought in this southern California garden. orange flower is lantana - Gardening Designing

Ptilotus exaltatus JOEY LAMB'S TAIL SEEDS This heat and drought tolerant Australian native produces masses of gorgeous 3-5 inch soft lavender and white fuzzy spikes from late spring until frost. Backlit by the sun these blooms shimmer in shades of silver and neon pink. They are superb for cutting. The easy to grow 16-18 inch plants carry unique silver-green leaves and are a gorgeous choice for massing in the landscape, or combining with other plants in mixed borders or containers.

Pilotus exaltatus ‘Joey’ Drought tolerant, love heat and will be a standout in any garden. Pilotus is a short lived perennial in Australia but well worth growing as an annual here. About 15 inches to two feet tall.

Winning Australian garden

Winning Australian garden


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