Hakea laurina (Pin-cushion Hakea) is one of the most beautiful native plants of south-western Australia. In Italy and America its uses include street and hedge planting. by David Lade, via ShutterStock
olive trees in courtyard. Evergreen, soft grey tones, hardy and easily shaped. My husband really wants one of these in our garden so he can have an "on-tap" supply of olives and a reminder of my Italian roots.
Lavender cotton is a landscape workhorse, bringing color, texture and an easy space filler to the garden. Notice how it fills out the bank alongside orange snake flower shrubs (Bulbine frutescens Hallmark) in this design by Eileen Kelly.
Cider Gum Eucalyptus Eucalyptus gunnii Fragrant foliage! The beautiful silvery-blue foliage has a wonderful aromatic scent that makes it a special addition to the patio or home as a container plant. The foliage can also be used in wreaths and arrangements where it mixes well with fresh or dried flowers. Grows 24-26'' tall and can be... More details