Succulents

Poor Jeff - now he'll have to manufacture stone stairs and something to reach with them so I can do this.Stone stairs and potted succulents

Leucadendron 'Safari Sunset' (the shrub) is large, evergreen and open and has fantastic flowers great for cutting.

Not Australian native plants but would look good with native plants. Leucadendron 'Safari Sunset' (the shrub) is large, evergreen and open and has fantastic flowers great for cutting.

Carex flagellifera Toffee Twist ornamental grass for sunny areas. Actually a sedge, this carex is grown for its beautiful toasted coppery brown foliage which turns a rich mahogany color by fall.  Clump forming Carex cascades and twists in the most pleasing of ways, making this ideal for container gardening.

Carex flagellifera Toffee Twist ornamental grass for sunny areas. Actually a sedge, this carex is grown for its beautiful toasted coppery brown foliage which turns a rich mahogany color by fall. Clump forming Carex cascades and twists in the most pleasin

Ornamental Grass (Muhly) - Easy to grow, full sun, 3-4', low maintenance and withstands heat, humidity, poor soil and drought. Blooms late summer to fall.

Pink Muhly grass - Cotton Candy Grass - Withstands heat, humidity, poor soil and even drought. Very easy to grow, it reaches a mature height of feet tall and gets feet wide. Grows in all U.S zones.

Vivid drought tolerant plantings . Grace Design Associates

Colorful plant palette – drought tolerant plantings – low water – shadow play (tall one with red flowers is Kangaroo Paw--Anigozanthos flavidus) ¡\/\/\/\!

Scleranthus biflorus Clumping Australian native, although not actually a grass it grows in attractive mounds of what looks like a bright green moss. Ideal as a ground cover in rockeries and on steep banks. Prefers a full sun position, requires well drained soil and needs%...

Australian native 'Scleranthus biflorus' clumps in appearance of bright green moss. Ideal as a ground cover in rockeries and on steep banks, preferably in a well drained, full sun position

Lomandra. Saw these in Redding, and they are the most lovely vibrant green. Australian native. Drought tolerant.

Lomandra lime tuff mass planting (perhaps use on slopes) Lomandra confertifolia subsp, confertifolia.

Australian garden designer Michael Cooke's house entry is framed by lush mixed plantings of Gymea lily (Doryanthes excelsa), grass trees (Xanthorrhoea spp), massed aloes (Aloe spp.) and more. Photographed by Daniel Shipp. via The Design Files

Australian garden designer Michael Cooke's house entry is framed by lush mixed plantings of Gymea lily (Doryanthes excelsa), grass trees (Xanthorrhoea spp), massed aloes (Aloe spp. Photographed by Daniel Shipp. via The Design Files

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?

Scleranthus biflorus, Clumping Australian native, although not actually a grass, it grows in attractive mounds of what looks like a bright green moss. Foliage stays green all year round. Ideal as a ground cover, as it will creep over logs and grow well on steep banks. Perfect for rockeries...

Scleranthus biflorus 'Canberra Grass' - dense, moss-like native grass, highly tolerant of most growing conditions.

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