inspiration garden, drought tolerant

Russian sage, Verbena bonariensis, Mexican Feather grass, Miscanthus, purple and grey plant combination design by Giardino Segreto

Groundcover - blue chalk sticks (in betw kangaroo paws)

Narrow garden bed featuring Anigozanthos 'Pink Joey' (Pink Joey kangaroo paws) with Senecio mandraliscae in Santa Barbara, CA

'Ch 18. Elusive landscapes: Australians and the Italian garden. Lambley Nursery.  Ascot.  Victoria.

& Elusive landscapes: Australians and the Italian garden& in Australians in Italy: Contemporary Lives and Impressions by Bill Kent [editor];

Mulla mulla. Central Australia.

Ptilotus exaltatus nees var exaltatus - Tall Mulla Mulla, endemic to Western Australia. An annual with great long lasting flowers.

Australian native garden

"Gardening Australia" presenter Angus Stewart's volume on Australian Natives. A very knowledgeable man on the subject.

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Booktopia has Contemporary Australian Garden Design, Secrets of Leading Garden Designers Revealed by John Patrick. Buy a discounted Paperback of Contemporary Australian Garden Design online from Australia's leading online bookstore.