Mediterranean gardens...require full sun, infertile soil and are low maintenance, drought resistant

Cool colours and beautiful textures with small leafed Westringia and Santolina(?) by Secret Gardens of Sydney. Not only do fine-leaved plants withstand heavy coastal winds, but they look great when mass planted adjacent to other fine-leaved plants.

Plant for lemon pot (alternative to repeating boxwood from below) Westringia fruticosa grey box coastal rosemary; flowers in spring summer and autumn. ideal for hedging. 40 cm high and wide. Excellent in coastal positions

Westringia Fruticosa - Grey Box Coastal Rosemary // Zone 1 // Front garden hedge or bush. Flowers in spring summer and autumn. ideal for hedging. 40 cm high and wide. Excellent in coastal positions.

Coastal Landscape Plus Modern Art Gallery in Mosman, by Secret Gardens

Coastal Landscape Plus Modern Art Gallery in Mosman, by Secret Gardens

Dwarf conifers, such as Little Gem Norway spruce (P. abies ‘Little Gem’, zones 2 to and dwarf Japanese cedar (Cryptomeria japonica ‘Globosa Nana’, zones 2 to both shown here

Little Gem Magnolia - no southern garden is complete without a pungent fragrance to waft on sultry nights...

Little Gem Southern Magnolia (Magnolia grandiflora 'Little Gem') is hardy in zones 7 and It has a medium texture and upright form. It will grow from 15 to 20 feet with an to spread.

Podocarpus 'icee blue' - courtyard (climbing hydrangea replacements).  We can keep this tall narrow and contained.

Plant database entry for Podocarpus (Podocarpus elongatus Icee Blue®) with 2 images and 11 data details.

Variegated Boxwood--could also be climbing hydrangea replacement.

Variegated Boxwood--could also be climbing hydrangea replacement.

chamaecyparis lawsoniana ellwoodii - Google Search

chamaecyparis lawsoniana ellwoodii - Google Search

smooth Arizona cypress 'Blue Ice'

Find help & information on Cupressus arizonica var. glabra 'Blue Ice' smooth Arizona cypress 'Blue Ice' from the RHS

Image of 'cupressus arizonica var glabra blue ice'

Image of 'cupressus arizonica var glabra blue ice'

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