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Spring color is in full swing with bulbs. The Iris of any variety and color is vibrant in a spring garden. Once the flowers are done blooming, prune off the flower stalk. Allow the leaves to continue until they die back to put energy back into the bulb for the following year.
“landscaping” — wildwoodhouse
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Bulbs were added for early spring color and this bright yellow helps make it pop.
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Bulbs work in a drought tolerant garden because they depend on the natural rain for their water. This water wise garden has bulbs blooming in spring but the summer is taken over by other mainstay plants such as the Kangaroo Paw.
“Kangaroo Paw's can add red, yellow and orange bursts of color.” — Jose Cazares
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New Zealand Flax (Phormiums) are great plants in a drought tolerant garden. They provide dynamic form and color year round. There are a variety of sizes and colors with straight or arching leaves. They go with almost any garden style.
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Any garden can have color year round and be drought tolerant. Spring color depends on the seasonal rain and the summer plants get a water wise supplement from irrigation. Growing plants in combinations that require the same amount of water, soil condition and sun or shade is important in planning a garden.
“Curb” — nytside
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This is a four season yard of color. Additionally, it is also a mix of textures and leaf colors. This adds interest to areas when nothing is blooming.
“like” — kenyonl
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Keeping in mind color combinations with shapes and sizes is important in planning a garden. here the pink color of the poppies goes well with the vibrant purple of the lavender as well as the pink bloom on the iceplant and the yellow in the leaves of the Euonymous. The poppies are round and larger tahn teh lavender blooms which are aligned on a spike. The iceplant is a groun...More
“Pink calif poppy” — napgar
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This yard began as a lot of rock at the street strip and all lawn. With the rock removed, planters added and drought tolerant plants, this front yard now has character and color. Bulbs were added for early spring color and a mix of drought tolerant plants makes up the foundation. This is a four season yard of color.
“colors” — ericateaches
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Planting beds along the perimeter of the lawn and in front of this house add a lot of curb appeal. The street strip is planted with drought tolerant plants that add year round interest right at the street.
“Strip” — agry17
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