I love this drought-tolerate, native-plant landscaping -- so much better than lawns!

CA Friendly Gardening Solutions

I believe we need to change our perspective on what makes a pretty yard and quit wasting water! I love this drought-tolerate, native-plant landscaping -- so much better than lawns!

I love this drought-tolerate, native-plant landscaping -- so much better than lawns!

CA Friendly Gardening Solutions

I believe we need to change our perspective on what makes a pretty yard and quit wasting water! I love this drought-tolerate, native-plant landscaping -- so much better than lawns!

Sturt's Desert Pea flowers, a native of all mainland Australian states with the exception of Victoria. Floral Emblem of South Australia and the Northern Territory.

Sturt's Desert Pea flowers, native of all mainland Australian states with exception of Victoria. Floral Emblem of South Australia and the Northern Territory.

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?

Can't go past kangaroo paws, lovely lovely. Lochiel Park has some great native front gardens as well.

Shown: Leucadendron 'Winter Red' and kangaroo paw (Anigozanthos); By Debora Carl Landscape Design. Love the kangaroo paws!

Australian native garden

Australian natives are a great choice for your garden - growing easily and attracting native birds. Red and green Kangaroo Paw

Banksia is a genus of around 170 species in the plant family Proteaceae. These Australian wildflowers and popular garden plants are easily recognised by their characteristic flower spikes and fruiting "cones" and heads.

Banksia coccinea [Scarlet Banksia] part of the Proteaceae family with Red flowers flowering in Winter-spring avaliable from Australian Native Plants located in Ventura, CA

Leucadendron  // Great Gardens & Ideas //

Leucadendron // Great Gardens & Ideas // not an Australian native but it works well in native gardens.

Leucophyta brownii in foreground. Dwarf shrub to 1 m. Withstands wind and salt spray. Full sun.

Leucophyta brownii in foreground. Dwarf shrub to 1 m. Withstands wind and salt spray.

The Australian Garden by The Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne by garden designer Jim Fogerty Chelsea Flower Show 2011

The Australian Garden by The Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne by garden designer Jim Fogerty Chelsea Flower Show

Westringia cloud pruning on the Mornington Peninsula, Victoria

Westringia cloud pruning (to prune or not to prune) on the Mornington Peninsula, Victoria

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