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A Colorful and Low Maintenance Californian Garden

Plant Combinations, Spring Borders, Summer Borders, Fall Borders, Winter Borders


A glorious mix of colors, shapes and textures for a long-lasting impact. Blooming over a long season extending from late spring to fall, bright red and pink Kangaroo Paws (Anigozanthus) cheerfully contrast with the evergreen ground-hugging Blue Chalk Stick (Senecio mandraliscae) and the incredibly elegant Agave demestiana 'Variegata'.

All plants are drought tolerant, deer and rabbit resistant. Created by Debora Carl landscape Design, this low maintenance and water wise garden is absolutely fantastic!

Garden Information

Hardiness 10 – 11
Heat Zones 5 – 10
Climate Zones 21, 22, 23, 24
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Water Needs Low
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Loam, Sand
Soil Ph Acid, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Tolerance Deer, Drought, Rabbit
Attracts Birds
Landscaping Ideas Beds and Borders
Garden Styles City and Courtyard , Gravel and Rock Garden , Informal and Cottage , Mediterranean Garden

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While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. The description of these plants has been written based on numerous outside resources.

Garden Information

Hardiness 10 – 11
Heat Zones 5 – 10
Climate Zones 21, 22, 23, 24
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Water Needs Low
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Loam, Sand
Soil Ph Acid, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Tolerance Deer, Drought, Rabbit
Attracts Birds
Landscaping Ideas Beds and Borders
Garden Styles City and Courtyard , Gravel and Rock Garden , Informal and Cottage , Mediterranean Garden

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Great Plant Combination Ideas with Anigozanthos - Kangaroo Paws Great Plant Combination Ideas with Agaves Great Plant Combination Ideas with Senecio


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