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Garden ideas, Mediterranean plants, Water wise garden, Low maintenance garden, Agave Blue Flame, Blue Flame Agave, Agave Blue Glow, Blue Glow Agave, Blue agaves

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! 
Derviss Design, Verbena Homestead Purple, Stipa Tenuissima, Verbena Canadensis, low water garden ideas, garden path ideas, garden steps ideas

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
Garden Ideas, Landscaping Ideas, Drought Tolerant plants, Full sun plants, Mediterranean path, Mediterranean garden, Low water garden, Stipa tenuissima, Tubalghia violence, Society Garlic

A Charming Mediterranean Stone Path

Who wouldn't want to stroll along this beautiful and fragrant pathway where clumps of Tulbaghia violacea spring up between the ornamental grass, Stipa tenuissima?
Garden ideas, landscape ideas, Drought Tolerant, Full Sun, Part sun, Mediterranean plants, Water wise garden, Low maintenance garden, Debora Carl Landscape Design,Kangaroo Paws, Senecio, agave demestiana Variegata

A Colorful and Low Maintenance California Garden

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'.
Garden Ideas, Landscaping ideas, pathway, front yard, walkway, Mediterranean Path, Pedersen Associates, Stepping stones, Echium, Rosemary, Cistus, Rock Roses, Silver carpet, Dymondia, Echium candicans

A Colorful Mediterranean Stone Path

Awash with color, this walkway combines striking Mediterranean plants for a long-lasting floral display. All plants are evergreen and their pretty form and attractive foliage fill the garden year-round. Low maintenance, they are drought, tolerant and deer resistant.
Garden Ideas, Landscaping Ideas, drought tolerant plant, succulent garden, agave americana, senecio, Debra Lee, graptopetalum paragayense, phormium amazing red aloe, sedum rubrotinctum

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.
Garden Ideas, Border ideas, Perennial Planting, Perennial combination, Summer Border, Fall Border, Pennisetum thunbergii, Fountain Grass, Dahlia Bishop of Oxford, Amaranthus Velvet Curtains, Purple Amaranth, Dahlia Karma, Dahlia Classic

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!
Garden ideas, landscape ideas, Drought Tolerant, Full Sun, Part sun, Mediterranean plants, Water wise garden, Low maintenance garden, Agave attenuata, Senecio, blue chalksticks, african daisies, Arctotis

A Fabulous Mediterranean Border

This warm and eye-catching Mediterranean border is a real delight!
Garden Ideas, Landscaping Ideas, Drought Tolerant garden ideas, Full Sun garden ideas, low maintenance garden ideas, Salvia leucantha, Mexican bush sage, Pennisetum Rubrum, Purple Fountain grass,

A Fantastic Two Plant Hedge

A drought tolerant and low maintenance hedge idea! This fantastic hedge has been realized with 2 plants, which beautifully provide vertical interest, color and a lovely foliage for months
Garden Ideas, Border ideas, Plant Combination Ideas, Summer Border Idea, Pelargonium, Geranium, Dusty Miller, Silver Dust, Heliotropium, Heliotrope, Senecio Cineraria, Drought tolerant plants

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.
Garden Ideas, Border ideas, Plant Combination Ideas, Summer Border Idea, Tradescantia, Coleus, Purple Heart, Solenostemon, Drought tolerant plants

A Long-Lasting Border Idea with Tradescantia and Coleus

Create a beautiful summer garden with this colorful and long-lasting planting idea that will enchant your beds and borders, hanging baskets or containers for months. Easy to grow, low maintenance, most plants are recipients of the prestigious Award of Garden Merit of the Royal Horticultural Society.
Garden Ideas, Landscaping Ideas, drought tolerant plant, succulent garden, Agave americana, Senecio, Debra Lee, Beaucarnea recurvata, Ponytail Palm, Rosemary, Rosmarinus, Agave Franzosinii, Mediterranean garden

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.
Garden Ideas, Landscaping Ideas, drought tolerant plant, Mediterranean garden, Limonium perezii, lotus berthelotii, echeveria, Parrot Beak, Sea lavender, Statice, container gardening, container growing

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.
Garden ideas, landscape ideas, Drought Tolerant, Full Sun, Part sun, Mediterranean plants, Water wise garden, Low maintenance garden, Debora Carl Landscape Design,Senecio, agave demestiana Variegata, Elegia, Cape Rush

A Sparkling and Low Maintenance Garden

As if studded with diamonds, Elegia tectorum provides a charming backdrop to the incredibly elegant Agave demestiana 'Variegata' and the evergreen ground-hugging Blue Chalk Stick (Senecio mandraliscae).
Garden ideas, Mediterranean plants, Water wise garden, Low maintenance garden, Dicksonia antarticsa, Trachycarpusv fortunei, Cycas revoluta, Tropaeolum majus, Agapanthus, Convolvulus cneorum, Eschscholtzia californica, Morning Glory, Ipomoea sloteri

A Sparkling Tropical Garden with Architectural plants

Quite colorful, this tropical garden is low maintenance and requires little attention to thrive. Most plants are very architectural and are laid out in a tapestry of striking colors, shapes and textures.

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