Plant Combinations by Region: Tropical South

 

A Beautiful Duo with Agave 'Blue Flame' and 'Blue Glow'

Simple but stunning, this Mediterranean duo includes two spectacular Agave hybrids. Imagine how gorgeous this duo becomes when backlit by the sun in early morning or late afternoon! 

An Easy Summer Planting Idea with Sage and Ornamental Grasses

This desirable and long-lasting summer border is fairly easy to replicate in order to be enjoyed at home.

A Fabulous Duo: Rose 'Crocus Rose' & Phacelia tanacetifolia

Roses are healthier when provided with companion plants to help repel destructive bugs while encouraging beneficial insects. Some flowering plants attract beneficial insects that help to control insect pests on your roses.

An Easy Summer Planting Idea with Lantana and Ornamental Grasses

This desirable and long-lasting summer border is fairly easy to replicate in order to be enjoyed at home. Gloriously teaming up with the brightly colored flower clusters of Lantana camara, are the long arching plumes of Pennisetum setaceum (Purple Fountain Grass) which sway gracefully in the summer breeze. Both plants are drought tolerant, deer resistant, and require very little care.

A Perfect Summer Border with Grasses and Verbena

Long season of interest and easy care!

A Stunning Plant Combination Idea with Dahlia and Sage

Create a beautiful garden with this colorful and long-lasting plant combination idea that will enchant your borders from early summer to fall

A Spectacular Summer Planting Idea with Dahlia, Zinnia, Chinese Aster and Ammi visnaga

This desirable and long-lasting summer border is fairly easy to replicate in order to be enjoyed at home. If kept regularly dead-headed, this striking plant combination should last until frost!

A Fabulous Summer Border Idea with Grasses and Dahlias

A long-lasting and low care summer border!

A Desirable Summer Border Idea with Grasses, Dahlias and Amaranth

Designed for late summer and fall interest, this bold plant combination can be easily replicated in many sunny garden situations. Most plants make excellent cut flowers that can be pleasantly enjoyed at home. A great way of ending the season with a bang of color!

A Stunning Plant Combination Idea

Create a beautiful garden with this colorful and long-lasting plant combination idea that will enchant your borders for weeks from early summer to fall.

A Long-Lasting Border Idea with Pelargonium, Heliothrope and Senecio

Create a beautiful summer garden with this colorful and long-lasting plant combination idea that will enchant your hanging baskets, window boxes and raised beds for weeks from spring to fall. Bright pink Ivy Geraniums (Pelargonium peltatum) are beautifully combined with heliotrope (Heliotropium arborescens) and Dusty Miller (Jacobaea maritima) to create a terrific summer border jostling for your attention week after week.

An Easy Plant Combination Idea

Long-lasting and low care!

A Breathtaking Duo

Great for small gardens, borders, containers or in a vase!

A Charming Duo

Two breathtaking beauties for a duo that is easy to re-create at home in borders, containers or in a vase!

Softening Path Edges With Ajuga reptans

Ajuga reptans or Bugleweed has been selected here by Arthur Lathouris, an Australian award-winning landscape designer, to soften the path edges leading visitors to the house through the front garden and around the back garden.

A Brightly Colored Path

Awash with color, these terracota slab stones steps are closely adorned with Verbena 'Homestead Purple' (Verbena Canadensis), a vigorous, award-winning perennial that blooms its heart out in a profuse display of rich, bright purple blossoms from late spring

A Terrific Mediterranean Garden with Color and Texture

This garden is a spectacular tapestry that weaves together succulents and other drought-tolerant plants.

A Colorful Succulent Garden

This tapestry garden weaves together succulents and other drought-tolerant plants for a long-lasting impact. Color and texture highlight this landscape creation, where the focus was laid on foliage, and blooms regarded as a bonus.

A Mediterranean Raised Bed Idea

These blue and silver plants show to advantage against the stucco wall of this retaining wall. All plants are evergreen, drought-tolerant and deer resistant.

A Pretty Container Idea with Sea Lavender and Lotus

An eye-catching idea for your summer containers. All plants are evergreen, drought-tolerant and deer resistant.

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 Elegant Front Garden

This spectacular front yard is a beautiful marriage of colors, shapes and textures. These creative plantings raise interest and confer a rich and casual elegance to the area.

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.

A Long-Lasting and Colorful Front Garden

This elegant front yard features a beautiful marriage of colors, shapes and textures for a long-lasting impact,