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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, 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, 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.
Plant Combinations, Prairie Planting Ideas, Summer Borders, Spring Borders, corn poppy, papaver rhoeas, Verbascum, Mullein, Coreopsis, Tickseed,

A Casual Border with Poppies, Tickseed and Mullein

This prairie-style planting combines easy-to-grow annuals and perennials in an exuberant mix of forms and colors. All plants are deer resistant, drought tolerant and low maintenance. Most make lovely fresh bouquets to be enjoyed at home.
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, 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.
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, Border ideas, Perennial Planting, Perennial combination, Summer Borders, Fall Borders,  Heliopsis 'Asahi', Sedum 'Karfunkelstein', Origanum 'Rosenkuppel, Liatris spicata

A Cheerful Border Idea with Liatris, Sedum and Heliopsis

Try tearing your eyes away!
Garden Ideas, Landscaping Ideas, Coastal Garden, Seaside Garden, Drought Tolerant Garden, Salvia Leucantha, Mexican Bush Sage, Lamb's ears, Stachys Byzantina, Gaura Lindheimeri, Beeblossom, Whirling Butterflies

A Coastal Cottage garden

Isn't this a very desirable coastal cottage garden? Most impressionist painters would have surely fallen for it!
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 Californian 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, Mediterranean plants, Water wise garden, Low maintenance garden, Gardens by Gabriel,ornamental grasses, gaura, stipa tenuissima, pennisetum setaceum, helianthemum, carex testacea, verbena lilacina, anigozanthus

A Colorful and Low Maintenance Mediterranean Path

This stunning coastal garden path combines a mix of ornamental grasses and herbaceous perennials, mostly drought tolerant, and providing weeks of colors. Created by Gardens by Gabriel, this low maintenance creation is a real delight!
Garden ideas, Landscaping ideas, Front Entrance, Catmint,front porch,Front walk,landscape, pathway, little Trudy, Catmint Blue Moon, Nepeta Blue Moon, Nepeta Nervosa,AG-Trac Enterprises

A Colorful Front Walk

Add splashes of color and fragrance to your path!

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