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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! 
Garden Ideas, Border ideas, Perennial Planting, Perennial combination, Summer Borders, Fall Borders, Aster frikartii Monch, Verbena Bonariensis, Helianthus Lemon Queen, Stipa tenuissima, Rhus Typhina

A Beautiful Fall Border Idea with Asters, Verbena and Grasses

Summer might be over but the gardening season is not as evidenced by this beautiful late-summer garden which marries small and medium-sized plants with great fall colors. You can easily replicate it in your own garden.
Garden Ideas, Border ideas, Perennial Planting, Perennial combination, Summer Borders, Fall Borders, Verbena Bonariensis, Dahlia coccinea, Malus Evereste, Miscanthus nepalensis

A Beautiful Fall Border Idea with Dahlias, Verbena and Grasses

Very attractive to hummingbirds, butterflies and birds, this interesting planting combination reveals its splendor, season after season.
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, Mediterranean garden, Desert garden, Water wise garden, Low maintenance garden, Cephalocereus senilis, Old Man Cactus, echinocactus grusonii, Barrel Cactus, euphorbia canariensis, ferrocactus pilosus, opuntia microdasys

A Brilliant and Low-Care Mediterranean Border

Glowing in the last hours of the day, the small polka-dotted pads of Opuntia microdasys (Bunny Ears) warm up to a golden color, transforming this water-wise border into a Mediterranean paradise. Terrific at adding texture, color and shape to the landscape, all these plants look good year-round, are deer resistant, drought tolerant and some have even won the prestigious Award of Garden Merit of the Royal Horticultural Society.
Garden Ideas, Border ideas, Perennial Planting, Perennial combination, Summer Borders, Fall Border, Crocosmia Lucifer, Montbretia Lucifer, Agapanthus Loch Hope, Crocosmia Bright Eyes, Chionochloa rubra,Red Tussock Grass

A Brilliant Summer Border Idea with Crocosmia, Agapanthus and Grasses

Easy to re-create in your garden, this planting is care-free and uses little water.
Garden Ideas, Border ideas, Perennial Planting, Perennial combination, Summer Borders, Fall Border, Crocosmia Star of the East, Star of the East, Dahlia David Howard, Canna indica purpurea,

A Brilliant Summer Border Idea with Crocosmia, Dahlia and Canna Lilies

Set your garden border ablaze for weeks from midsummer to fall with 3 outstanding plants: Crocosmia, Dahlia and Canna. 
Garden Ideas, Landscaping ideas, concrete paving , garden lighting , ice plant , kalanchoe , low water , outdoor fire pit , path , patio , patio furniture , pavers , planters , senecio , succulents , walkway. agave , boulders , copper light , drought tole

A Californian Retreat

Isn't this spectacular plant combination a real masterpiece with its staggering reddish rosettes of Paddle Plants (Kalanchoe Luciae) providing a strong architectural and exotic presence in this border?
Garden Ideas, Border ideas, Perennial Planting, Perennial combination, Antirrhinum majus, Snapdragons, Rudbeckia 'Goldsturm', Salvia 'Mystic Spires Blue', Salvia farinacea, Verbena bonariensis, summer borders

A Captivating Perennial Planting with Rudbeckia, Salvia, Verbena and Antirrhinum

A long-lasting summer border with just a few ingredients for a captivating result.
Perennial Combinations, Plant Combinations, Prairie Planting Ideas, Summer Borders, Spring Borders, corn poppy, papaver rhoeas, Salvia nemorosa Caradonna, Sage, Oenothera Speciosa, Evening Primrose, Silene Armeria, Sweet William catchfly

A Casual and Impressionistic Planting Combination

A scenery that reminds of Monet's Poppy Field in Argenteuil, where colorful blobs of paint start from a sprinkling of poppies. This casual and impressionistic planting combination is fairly easy to re-create and requires little maintenance.
Perennial Combinations, Plant Combinations, Spring Borders, Summer Borders, Stipa Tenuissima, Mexican feather grass, Nepeta Walker's Low, Catmint 'Six Hills Giant' (Nepeta x faassenii), Allium, Allium Globemaster, Allium Purple Sensation

A Charming Border Idea with Allium, Nepeta & Grasses

Create stunning, easy care and long-lasting border combinations like this one. Inspired from prairie planting, this modern and natural planting combines the rich, cool purple flower spikes of Catmint 'Six Hills Giant' (Nepeta x faassenii) with the billowing blooms of Mexican Feather Grass (Stipa tenuissima), providing an attractive contrast and airiness to this border.
Spring Combination Ideas, Plant Combinations, Flowerbeds Ideas, Spring Borders, Summer Borders, Pink Border, Erysimum 'Bowles' Mauve', Wallflower, Dianthus Laced Monarch, Pink Laced Monarch, Allium Fistulosum, Salvia Caradonna,

A Charming Border Idea with Alliums, Garden Pinks & Wallflowers

Here is a charming plant combination that can be enjoyed for weeks and is fairly easy to replicate at home. It combines the cheerful and sometimes unusual blossoms of Alliums, Garden Pinks, Sage and Wallflowers for a color explosion from late spring to late summer. Add a few Stonecrops (Sedums) to extend the color fireworks into fall!
Garden Ideas, Landscaping ideas, Artemisia, Allium Purple Sensation, Cornus kousa Satomi, euphorbia, geranium kahsmir white, lavandula munstead, salvia caradonna, thymus silver posie, trollius alabaster

A Charming Garden Idea with Thyme, Lavender and Other Shrubs

This charming garden includes ribbons of soft color in a romantic planting style and timeless simplicity. Packed with deer and drought resistant plants, this garden is a delight in terms of fragrance, forms and texture.
Perennial Combinations, Plant Combinations, Flowerbeds Ideas, Summer Borders, Fall Borders, Anemone hupehensis, Japanese Anemones, Anemone hupehensis var. japonica, Anemone Prinz Heinrich, Anemone Prince Henry, Persicaria amplexicaulis

A Charming Late Summer Garden Idea with Japanese Anemones, Sedum and Grasses

Bejeweled with Japanese Anemones and ornamental grasses, this late summer planting idea includes just a few plants that will bring a splash of color to your garden right when you need it most. All plants are top performers, earning them the prestigious Award of Garden Merit of the Royal Horticultural Society. Most of them are deer and rabbit resistant and make excellent cut flowers that can be pleasantly enjoyed at home!
Garden Ideas, Landscaping Ideas, Drought Tolerant plants, Full sun plants, Mediterranean path, Mediterranean garden, Low water garden, Lavender, lavandula, Lavender, Sea thrift, armeria maritima, Fortnight Lily, Dietes, Silver carpet, Dymondia

A Charming Mediterranean Flagstone Pathway

Who wouldn't want to stroll along this beautiful flagstone pathway? Interspersed with a planned wilderness of Mediterranean plants, its palette of long-lasting pastel colors includes low maintenance and water wise evergreen perennials.

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