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Native, Drought Tolerant Plants for Your Yard

Given our current drought situation in Southern California, THIS was the best year to take out our front lawn and put in native, drought tolerant plants. // native drought tolerant plants for your yard, gardening, landscaping

Kangaroo-Paw [Anigozanthos manglesii] - The State emblem flower of Western Australia, in Kings Park, Perth, Australia - Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Macro of two flowers of Red-and-green Kangaroo-paw or Mangles Kangaroo-paw [Anigozanthos manglesii; It is the State-Emblem-Flower of Western Australia. Photographed in Kings Park, Perth.

article-image...to replace plants on mounds!!!  Little water.  Uses overhead sprinkler during a cool summer spell and give each area about an in and a half!"  Image via EAT DIG PLAY. Also see Lambley Nursery.

A Garden You Water Four Times a Year

(Mediterranean with olive trees) A Garden You Water Four Times a Year : Gardenista.olives underplanted w/DT perennials, shrubs & herbs.

Australian Apple Berry Billardiera. A wild and very unusual evergreen climbing shrub. It is a small Australian vine found in cool, moist forests from southern New South Wales to Tasmania, where it is native. Deliciously scented, small bell shaped green yellow flowers are sometimes purple tinged and produced in summer.

Purple apple-berry (Billardiera longiflora) A small vine found in moist forests from southern New South Wales to Tasmania. The slender leafed vine has greenish-yellow flowers and shiny purple fruit. The fruit is edible

Lemon Myrtle Backhousia citriodora Lemon Scented Myrtle Native with non-invasive roots. Grows to 5 metres high x 4 metres wide. Deep green foliage with silver undersides. Has creamy, white fluffy clusters of flowers. Is great in domestic gardens as it is both fragrant and bushy to the ground.

The Lemon Myrtle, Backhousia citriodora, was in full bloom in the pa rk in December. It is found along the service road behind the dry rainf.

Hakea lissocarpha is a member of the Proteaceae family and is known as the Honeybush. Hakea lissocarpha is a native of Western Australia and is found in the south-west corner of the state

Hakea lissocarpha is a member of the Proteaceae family and is known as the Honeybush. Hakea lissocarpha is a native of Western Australia and is found in the south-west corner of the state

Easter egg Emu bush Eremophila racemosa • Australian Native Plants Nursery • Plants • 800.701.6517

Eremophila racemosa [Easter Egg Bush] part of the Scrophulariaceae family with yellow-orange-pink-purple flowers flowering in Winter-Spring avaliable from Australian Native Plants located in Ventura, CA

Scleranthus biflorus. An Australian native, which is drought tolerant and prefers full sun. Would look great in rockeries and gives the illusion of moss.

An Australian native, which is drought tolerant and prefers full sun. Would look great in rockeries and gives the illusion of moss. Get this for the front garden. Will it grow over the gravel?

A selection of bush foods that includes bunya nuts, lilly-pillies, Davison’s plum, figs, flowering lemon myrtle, the red fruited native tamarind and macadamias.

THE generic term 'bush foods' covers a range of plants used for many purposes, not just as food.

More Australian bush tucker food to grow

Australian native bushfood gardens give big rewards for little work. Often the food produced is called bush tucker.

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