3,658 drought tolerant shade plant Home Design Photos

Brian Maloney Design Associates
Guest house
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Mediterranean plantings and the garden is in Marin County, California. Echium fastuosum, Phormium varieties, Lavandula stoechas are in this photo.
Benefits and tolerances: Flowers attract bees, birds and butterflies; deer resistant; drought and coastal tolerant Seasonal interest: Evergreen; flowers spring through summer When to plant: Plant seeds in spring; plant cuttings in midsummer. Caution: Pride of Madeira can irritate skin. Wear proper protection
scattered pride of Madeira in different shades of blue
other plants year-round. Woody stems project elegantly, though loosely, out, finished with narrow furry leaves growing to the ends. Bountiful flower clusters arrive in spring, beckoning bees, birds and butterflies to the garden.
“The tagged plants” — jenni4durst
Dig Your Garden Landscape Design
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Lawn Replaced with Drought Tolerant Groundcover Surrounded by Colorful Plants
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Replaced with Drought Tolerant Groundcover Surrounded by Colorful Plants
selection of drought tolerant plants and a low-water lawn replacement. Photo: © Eileen Kelly, Dig Your Garden Landscape Design
I like how the plants frame the walkway on this one.
I like the stones between the plants
I like this easy mix of grasses and drought tolerance.
circular driveway w pathways and these grasses/trees/planting beds.
When you do want lots of green and color, combine different grasses and drought-tolerant flowering bushes, like one of the many forms of lavender
Carex testacea (Orange Sedge), Pennisetum (Fountain Grass) and Lavendar--all drought tolerant and
grasses and drought-tolerant flowering bushes, like one of the many forms of lavender. While most traditional flowers and lawns slurp up water, a yard like this can surround you with nature and color and be largely self-supporting once established. Here gorgeous fronds of Orange Sedge (Carex testacea) and
“Water wise: carex, lav, pennisetum, smooth stones, flagstone” — simpletote
Jeffrey Gordon Smith Landscape Architecture
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Avila Valley Estate
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to fall Planting tips: Plant in spring or fall and let seeds fall to the ground when the plant is done blooming. Remove spent flower stalks after the first frost.
requirement: Drought tolerant Sun requirement: Full sun Mature size: 1 to 3 feet
Blanket Flower(Gaillardia pulchella)Blanket flower is a reseeding annual that features trustworthy blooms in shades of red, yellow and orange, making it a perfect addition to your fall-hued garden. Great for meadows and wildflower
to fallPlanting tips: Plant in spring or fall and let seeds fall to the ground when the plant is done blooming. Remove spent flower stalks after the first frost.
and even tolerate some frost. Common name: Blanket flowerBotanical name: Gaillardia x grandifloraUSDA zones: AllWater requirement: ModerateLight requirement: Full sunMature size: 2 to 4 feetGrowing tips: Plant it in well-draining soil; you may need to amend heavy clay soil so the roots don’t rot in winter
“flower colors” — carafoss
Carolyn Chadwick
Garden design in Greece on the island of Paros
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When to plant: Spring to fall
Society Garlic (Tuhlbaghia violacea) Edible garlic-flavored purple flowers on a drought-tolerant and grassy ground cover — what other reasons do you need to replace your lawn with society garlic? Suffering colonies of this plant can be found in parking medians and hell
Society Garlic (Tuhlbaghia violacea) Edible garlic-flavored purple flowers on a drought-tolerant and grassy ground cover — what other reasons do you need to replace your lawn with society garlic? Suffering colonies of this plant can be
flowers on a drought-tolerant and grassy ground cover — what other reasons do you need to replace your lawn with society garlic? Suffering colonies of this plant can be found in parking medians and hell strips wherever it's hardy, but it responds very well to regular watering and an occasional boost of fertilizer
“landscaping” — CFP Homes
Butterfly blue pincushion
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Pincushion Flower Scabiosa spp. A nearly indefatigable bloomer, this easy-growing perennial produces lavender-blue, deep blue, white or pink flowers from early summer to early fall. Deer resistant and tough, the plant’s common name refers
effect, plant in containers or in groups near the front of beds and borders. Deadhead for even longer blooming. USDA zones: 3-11 Water requirement: Drought tolerant, though it prefers humus-rich, moist soil Sun requirement: Full sun. Can handle part shade in the southern United States. Mature size: 10
tough, the plant’s common name refers to its resemblance to small pincushions. For best effect, plant in containers or in groups near the front of beds and borders. Deadhead for even longer blooming. USDA zones: 3-11Water requirement: Drought tolerant, though it prefers humus-rich, moist soilSun requirement:
“Butterfly blue pincushion” — cjballe
Pat Brodie Landscape Design
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Pat Brodie
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Can you tell me what the yellow and green striped plant is in the back?
other plants are Salvia chamaedryoides, Salvia Leucantha and Aloe striata.
like succulent and drought tolerant mix
Lushness with drought tolerant plants and succulents
This is what I mean by dramatic planting
Mediopicta sport... Yellow n green plant
Stripped yellow and green aloe vera plant
like both of the squiggly plants
Good use of large and small scale plants
“Landscape” — vicnbill
Sage Ecological Landscapes and Nursery
Natural Landscapes
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native plant palette and an ecotones motif! Photo Credit: Grant Sukchindasathien
What plants apart from lavender have you used for this lovely colorful display thanks
of the plant material we used in this project were California Poppies (Eschscholzia californica 'maritima'), California Gray Rush, (Juncus patens), Purple-leaf plum in the back over the bench, Tea Tree (Leptospermum scoparium, Achillea millefolium in the background, the lavenders were Spanish Lavender
of the plant material we used in this project were California Poppies (Eschscholzia californica 'maritima'), California Gray Rush, (Juncus patens), Purple-leaf plum in the back over the bench, Tea Tree (Leptospermum scoparium, Achillea millefolium in the background, and of course, the lavenders were Spanish
“good” — cathinetser
debora carl landscape design
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debora carl landscape design
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Please name the plants in the picture.
Love this garden. Would this plants grow here(zone9)? Thank you
I need plants that do well in zone 5 but don't need a lot of water. I love this garden but am worried because of the cold. Help
Swap out your lawn with low-water plants
The colors are great. How good a low water plant garden can look.
replace lawn with low water plants - nice backyard oasis
5. Swap out your lawn with low-water plants. Your water supply agency likely offers a cash rebate for removing your lawn, too. According to Gonzalez, the LADPW offers $1 per
fabulous example of structural plants - too bad we can't grow any of these in our northern climate!
s and tolerances: Can be grown indoors; drought tolerantSeasonal interest: Year-round; Kalanchoe are monocarpic, meaning they flower once, set seed and then dieWhen to plant: Cuttings can be planted year-round; wait until the end calluses overShown: With blue chalk sticks (Senecio mandraliscae)
“Colours and size of suuculents” — richness
Accessorizing side table
Family room. Yellow, ivory and grey/ blue color scheme. We are going to use it for games and visiting with guests. I have a floor lamp for the corner...
Need ideas how to landscape our front yard
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