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Dry river bed in garden.clever way to break up a drab backyard. // Possibly separate bed & corner of the hard with dry river bed?

Colorful plant palette – drought tolerant plantings – low water – shadow play

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

Instead of a poured concrete swale, these homeowners opted for a dry streambed lined with water-worn stones and edged with eye-catching plantings.

Dry Stream Does Double Duty A streambed stops erosion and enhances the landscape. Have dreamed of a dry creek bed for several years.hope to have one by next summer!

This is AMAZING to me!!! Spring has Sprung! Kangaroo-Paw [Anigozanthos manglesi] in flower - Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Kangaroo Paw flower -- This is a winner. This is a winner. This is a winner.

Leucadendron salignum (Devils blush) Beautiful burgundy winter flowers. Suitable for cut flowers, it can be grown in pots and containers (with Australian native potting mix). Very low maintenance, frost and drought tolerant once established. Suitable for a variety of soil types, but must be well drained. Prefers a full sun to part shade postion. Bird attracting. Grows 1m high x 1m wide.

Leucadendron salignum (Devils blush) Suitable for cut flowers.

Velvety kangaroo paws (Anigozanthos ‘Orange Cross’ and Bush Gems series) add spicy color against golden grasses in a garden in Tiburon, California, designed by Arterra Landscape Architects (arterrallp.com). The plants tolerate drought but flower best with some water in summer and excellent drainage in light sandy soil.

Top 50 Water-Wise Plants

Velvety kangaroo paws (Anigozanthos ‘Orange Cross’ and Bush Gems series) in Tiburon, California, Arterra Landscape Architects

Natural Plantscape Wholesale supply of Landscaping Plants Grasses Lomandra Confertifolia, Australian Native species, Landscaping Projects Domestic, Commercial from Yarra Valley, Wandin, 3139, Melbourne, Victoria

Natural Plantscape Wholesale supply of Landscaping Plants Grasses Lomandra Confertifolia, Australian Native species, Landscaping Projects Domestic

kangaroo paws - great for attracting native birds

Kangaroo paws, Australian native, perennial in warm zones 10 11

vintage Botanical flower print Australian Wild Flowers Wattle Bottlebrush Kangaroo Paw flower art illustration

More Australian wild flowers : acacia (wattle), callistemon (bottlebrush), anigozanthos (kangaroo paw)

Leucadedrons grow well in our microclimate -- and are nice for cutting -- there are a variety of of theme -- you can do a google image search.

Companion plants for succulents

companion plants for succulents, flowers, gardening, succulents, Leucadendron Safari Sunset which hails from Australia via Gardening Gone Wild

Cone Bush, Sunshine Conebush, Sunshine Protea 'Safari Sunset' (Leucadendron)

Leucadendron 'Safari Sunset' - Common Names: Cone-Bush, Sunshine-Conebush, Sunshine-Protea

The Hairpin Banksia (Banksia spinulosa) is a species of woody shrub, of the genus Banksia in the Proteaceae family, native to eastern Australia. Widely distributed, it is found as an understorey plant in open dry forest or heathland from Victoria to northern Queensland, generally on sandstone though sometimes also clay soils. It generally grows as a small shrub to 2 metres (7 ft) in height, though can be a straggly tree to 6 metres (20 ft).

The Hairpin Banksia (Banksia spinulosa) is a species of woody shrub, of the genus Banksia in the Proteaceae family, native to eastern Australia.

How to care for and prune the Kangaroo Paw plant

Basil and Chaise: How to care for and prune Kangaroo Paw Plants

Leucadendron salignum • Australian Native Plants Nursery • Plants • 800.701.6517

Leucadendron salignum part of the Proteaceae family with Red flowers flowering in Winter-spring avaliable from Australian Native Plants located in Ventura, CA

Banksias of Australia come in all colours and shapes. this is a collage of some of them by robynejay, via Flickr

A Passion for Flowers, Resendiz Brothers Protea Growers.

Wildflowers -- Black Kangaroo Paw (Macropidia fuliginosa). Photo: D. Blumer.

Such grace and elegance - Wildflowers -- Black Kangaroo Paw (Macropidia fuliginosa).

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