I love this combination! The red Leucadendron, possibly 'Winter Red' and the Phormium  really pop among the greens and blues of the agave, aloes, and palms.

For our side garden! I love this combination! The red Leucadendron, possibly 'Winter Red' and the Phormium really pop among the greens and blues of the agave, aloes, and palms.

Anigozanthos Bush Ballad kangaroo paw  The plants tolerate drought but flower best with some water in summer and excellent drainage in light sandy soil.

Anigozanthos "Kangaroo Paw" Kangaroo Paws are great hardy flowering Aussie natives that look great mass planted in the garden. Excellent for low maintenance gardens. They come in assorted colours.

Laura's garden in Oregon -look at the great structure and color from foliage plants.

This stunning metal wall in Laura Crockets garden in Hillsboro, Oregon, serves several purposes. It serves as a backdrop for dramatic plantings on the public side, creating strong color contrasts.

Leucadendron ‘Safari Sunset’, ‘Maori Queen’ phormium, silvery green phormium and deep green Carex tumulicola

How to Design a Beachy Garden

A blooming Leucadendron ‘Safari Sunset’ and an upright, spiky-leafed ‘Maori Queen’ phormium add rosy hues above a silvery green phormium and deep green Carex tumulicola.

Evergreen mounds of pittosporum tobira (wheeler's dwarf) and coppery iris.

Pittosporum tobira nanum - this may be the best option as a tidy evergreen shrub, that wont grow over a metre in height

Banksia coccinea • Australian Native Plants Nursery • Plants • 800.701.6517

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

'Birthday Candles' (Banksia spinulosa var.); Flowering from autumn through to early spring, in a sunny position.

Flowering from autumn through to early spring, in a sunny position. Can attract nectar eating birds and insects.

Hebe Claret Crush. Part of the Hebe Red Wine Collection. Brand new variety from Bransford Webbs

Part of the Hebe Red Wine Collection. Brand new variety from Bransford Webbs

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