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Drought tolerant garden - Salvaged weathered ironworks contrast against the colourful plant varieties.

Curved lines juxtaposed with sharp edges add interest to this stylish drought-tolerant South Australian garden.

(GL) Grevillea 'Long John'  Seems a little too dry for here but might be a good accent.

(GL) Grevillea 'Long John' use two of these along the west fence. Beautiful spring flowers and evergreen foliage!

Australian native garden

Australian Native Garden at the Royal Botanical garden in Sydney - protractedgardenprotractedgarden

Dampiera diversifolia  An Australian native ground cover. Covered in deep blue flowers from spring to early summer. Thrives in a partly shaded position with good drainage, tolerates some dryness. Perfect for rockeries and retaining walls.

Dampiera diversifolia An Australian native ground cover. Covered in deep blue flowers from spring to early summer. Thrives in a partly shaded position with good drainage, tolerates some dryness. Perfect for rockeries and retaining walls.

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Iike the balls of cushion bush. Could be good contrast to greener native grasses in centre garden bed

Ground Cover plants list for shade in Australia : Some of the best ground cover plants for shade include : Hosta, Bergenia, Epimedium, Cornus canadensis, Parthenocissus, Potentilla, Ferns including Athyrium, Brunnera, Helleborus, Pultenea pedunculata and Tiarella all make great ground cover plants.

Ground Cover plants are used for erosion control and ornamental planting, readily available for sale online. We list best species for sun & shade, including native ground covers.

Xanthorrhoea quadrangulata/Grass Tree is indigenous to South Australia. It likes a well-drained position in full sun. In its native country it flowers during Summer, Autumn and Winter. It is a low maintenance evergreen perennial plant worthy of inclusion in a Mediterranean garden where it will tolerate drought and a little frost. It is also suitable for containers. The white flowering spike can make 5m in height.

Xanthorrhoea quadrangulata, Australian Grass Tree, each 12 inches or 30 cms is equalivent to 100 years growth.

Australian Natives got a bad name thanks to the scruffy gardens of the 1970s, but they're drought tolerant, easy to maintain, and versatile. And, as you'll see in the following images, Australian...

I think that this picture illustrates just how well these period homes lend themselves to Australian native gardens.

Mallee Design native Australian garden design. Servicing North Shore Eastern suburbs Marrickville Dulwich Hill Balmain Maroubra Sydney Wollongong Sutherland Shire Illawarra. Native plant specialist and horticulturist. Sustainable gardens, conservation and land management.

Mallee Design native Australian garden design. Servicing North Shore Eastern suburbs Marrickville Dulwich Hill Balmain Maroubra Sydney Wollongong Sutherland Shire Illawarra. Native plant specialist and horticulturist. Sustainable gardens, conservation and land management.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HmLhn8Y6u0w YALBA™ Imperata is a tough compact Australian native grass with masses of longer lasting fluffy white feathery plumes for up to 5 months per year. Click here for more info on  YALBA™ Imperata http://www.ozbreed.com.au/ornamental-native-grasses/yalba.html

YALBA™ Imperata is a tough compact native grass with longer lasting feathery plumes

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HmLhn8Y6u0w YALBA™ Imperata is a tough compact Australian native grass with masses of longer lasting fluffy white feathery plumes for up to 5 months per year. Click here for more info on YALBA™ Imperata http://www.ozbreed.com.au/ornamental-native-grasses/yalba.html