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Italy

Be aware of the hardiness zone of your area before you decide to buy plants. Some plants might not survive over winter!

Italy lies in USDA Plant Hardiness Zones 8-10. It enjoys a mediterranean climate with hot, dry summers and cool, wet winters. However, there are great variations between the north and the south.

If you know your hardiness zone, find the best plants or exciting garden ideas for your geographic area.




An Eye-Catching Border Idea with Lupines, Avens and Mullein

Wow! Such a vibrant plant combination to cheer you up for weeks in late spring - early summer! Easy to replicate and low maintenance. Most plants are deer and rabbit resistant!

An Eye-Catching Border Idea with Tulip 'Ballerina', Tulip 'China Pink' & Tulip 'Red Shine'

Here is a stunning bulb combination that will make your garden look fantastic in late spring

An Eye-Catching Border with Allium, Salvia and Lavender

Dramatic and versatile, perennial Salvias are wonderful plants to enjoy over a long season of interest. Blooming in shades of blue, violet, pink or white, they usually peak in late spring or early summer but may continue to produce new blooms through summer and in fall. Fragrant, they are combined with other aromatic plants in this mixed border

An Eye-Catching Border with Roses, Salvia and Geranium

Will grab the attention! Roses, Salvia and Geranium always make a pleasing trio as outlined in this summer border

An Eye-Catching Mediterranean Entrance

Drought tolerant, this Mediterranean front yard displays a pretty combination of succulents which fill the garden with color and texture year round.

An Eye-Catching Mediterranean Garden with Agave, Aloe and Pincushion

This drought resistant Mediterranean garden is low maintenance and requires little water to thrive. The plants consist of south US natives, succulents and drought-hardy plants from the Southern Hemisphere, laid out in broad drifts of striking colors and textures.

An Eye-Catching Spring Border Idea with Tulip 'Ballade' & Tulip 'West Point'

A sensational duo including 2 absolutely ravishing lily-flowered tulips

An Eye-Catching Spring Border Idea with Tulip 'Ballerina' & Tulip 'Red Shine'

Create a sweeping swath of color with a mix of elegant lily-flowered tulips. Easy to replicate and low maintenance

An Eye-Catching Spring Border with Allium, Sword-Lilies and Grasses

Adding a hot punch of color in the late spring garden, bold magenta Gladiolus communis ssp Byzanthinus (Byzantine Gladiolus) and purple Allium 'Firmament' (Ornamental Onion) hover around the exceptionally graceful Mexican Feather Grass (Stipa Tenuissima) and the luminous Eryngium bourgatii 'Picos Blue' (Mediterranean Sea Holly). Adding grace and cheerful color to the landscape, this plant combination will put a smile on your face for many weeks!

An Eye-Catching Spring Border with Irises, Foxgloves and Poppies

Easy to replicate and relatively low maintenance, this plant combination is deer resistant and will put a smile on your face for many weeks! Most plants have won prestigious awards and make excellent fresh cut flowers that can be pleasantly enjoyed at home.

An Eye-Catching Spring Path with Alliums, Tulips and Beardtongue

A colorful plant combination to cheer you up in late spring! Easy to replicate and low maintenance, this combo includes 3 superb top performers

An Eye-Catching Succulent Garden

This eye-catching garden weaves together succulents and other drought-tolerant plants for a long-lasting impact. Color and texture highlight this landscape creation, where bold plants like Agave americana (Century Plant), Dracaena draco (Dragon Tree) or the gigantic Kangaroo Paws (Anigozanthos flavidus) draw attention with their sculptural forms.

An Eye-Catching Summer Border with Alliums, Eryngium, Salvia and Helenium

Such a spectacular plant combination to cheer you up for weeks and impress your neighbors! Easy to replicate, low maintenance, this planting idea is not only colorful but is also deer and rabbit resistant!

An Impressive Planting Combination with Alliums, Poppies and Sage

Are you striving to embellish your borders in a striking naturalistic fashion while devoting as little time possible for care? Why not re-create this fantastic plant combination

An Inviting Home Entry

Isn't it a very inviting home entry?

An Outstanding Spring Border Idea with 2 Magnificent Alliums

A striking and easy late spring to early summer border!

An Outstanding Spring Border Idea with Tulips and Spurge

A striking and easy spring border! Gracefully emerging from the bright chartreuse blossoms of Mediterranean Spurge is a combination of flower bulbs that are worldwide acclaimed

Bearded Irises and Companion Plants - Gold and Purple Theme

Adding splashes of color in your late spring garden, this pairing will lengthen your bloom display and provide weeks of color until late summer.

Bouquets of Blues & Whites

Easy to grow, elegant and attractive in late spring or early summer!

Brilliant Cherry Blossoms for my Spring Garden

Flowering cherry trees make a dramatic statement when in full bloom, with their branches smothered by white or pink cherry blossoms. Underplanting them with spring bulbs contributes to an even more spectacular floral display.

Cherry Blossoms and Camassia for my Spring Garden

Flowering cherry trees are typically planted for the majestic yet delicate beauty of their flowers. With flowers resembling a ballerina's petticoat, award-winning Prunus 'Ichiyo' makes a dramatic statement when in full bloom.