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Plant Combinations - Northern California Gardens

The selection of low-water plants that thrive in Northern California gardens are endless. Winning combinations include those that have the same water, light and soil and water needs, and selections with complimentary colors, textures and shapes. My plant designs include a variety of California Natives and plants from other Mediterranean climates to include South Africa, Austrailia and Chili.
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Cordyline Festival Grass and Leucadendron 'Summer Red' - striking low-water companions.
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A beautiful plant combination with year-round appeal for shady areas of the landscape. I use this combination often as it brightens the garden with a variety leaf textures, sizes and shapes with shades of green and white, and bursts of white/light green flowers in Late Fall-Spring. Plants include Corsican Hellebore - Helleborus argutifolius, Asparagus Fox Tail Fern - Asparagu...More
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Lomandra 'Breeze' with Phormium 'Black Adder', Bulbine frutescens 'Hallmark', Carex testacea and Leucadendon 'Jester'. Novato front landscape.
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Succulents Echeveria 'Elegans' and Sedum 'Angelina' are lovely grouped together.
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Succulents combine beautifully with other low water plants. Shown here, Aeonium canarienses, Aeonium zwartkop, and Euphorbia tasmanian tiger.
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Leucadendron, common name Conebush is a wonderful shrub from South Africa, and well-suited to the San Francisco, Bay Area gardens. Combines with other drought-tolerant Mediterranean plants like this Salvia Mexicana 'Limelight'. Leucadendrons also make wonderful cut flowers. © Eileen Kelly, Dig Your Garden Landscape Design
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Agave attenuata is a striking soft-leaved succulent, perfect for pots, as a focal point in the garden, looks good massed as well. Shown with a non-invasive ground cover, Oxalis 'Zinfandel' which blooms for months and months. © Eileen Kelly, Dig Your Garden Landscape Design http://www.digyourgarden.com
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Foxtail fern and Dianella Variegata Tasmanian Tiger.
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Sea thrift (Armeria maritima), with it's upright pink flowers and compact dark foliage contrasts beautifully with the gray foliage and white flowers of Snow in Summer (Cerastium tomentosum). Both are very drought-tolerant and hardy. A perfect combo for low-water gardens. Design and Photo: Eileen Kelly, Dig Your Garden Landscape Design
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A beautiful collection of low water plant combinations that include Stachy's "Big Ears", Purple Tapien Verbena, Verbena rigida, Bulbine Frutescens 'Hallmark' Orange Form and a purple Penstemon.
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Lomandra longifolia 'Breeze' - Dwarf Mat Rush and Rubus pentalobus - Creeping Taiwan Bramble
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Drought tolerant plant combination or northern california landscapes. Shown: Cordyline festival grass, carex divulsa, Salvia greggii.
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A very colorful side garden bed layered with contrasting textures, flower and foliage colors in San Anselmo, California Mediterranean garden. Project link: http://www.houzz.com/projects/13169/Mediterranean-Garden-in-San-Anselmo--CA This dr...
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English Lavender and Lavender Cotton (Santolina). A nice contrast of gray and green foliage, and purple and yellow flowers. Design and Photo: Eileen Kelly, Dig Your Garden Landscape Design
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Part shade plant companions. Ceratostigma plumbaginoides - Dwarf plumbago; Polygala 'Petite Butterflies' - Dwarf Sweet Pea Shrub, Dianella tasmanica 'Variegate' - Flax Lilly; Daphne odora marginata - Winter Daphne.
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Blue Oat Grass, Helictotrichon sempervirens combines beautifully with Lavender and Breath of Heaven, Coleonema 'Sunset Gold'. © Eileen Kelly, Dig Your Garden Landscape Design http://www.digyourgarden.com
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Dymondia margaretae 'Silver Carpet' is a tough, low water ground cover that co-mingles beautifully with other low water, drought tolerant plants. And it takes foot traffic as well. Shown here with Bulbine frutescens 'Hallmark' and succulent Echeveria 'Lipstick' below. Also see Water side landscape transformation project for more photos.
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Echium - Pride of Madeira with its dramatic purple flowers contrasts beautifully with the chartreuse blooms of Euphorbia characias and the deep burgundy, almost black succulent, Aeonium 'Zwartkop' . All harmonious and in bloom in early spring in this Marin, Northern Californian garden. Design and Photo: Eileen Kelly, Dig Your Garden Landscape Design
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Cordyline Festival Grass and Lomandra 'Breeze' in planters.
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Seaside Daisy, Erigeron 'Wayne Roderick' has a long bloom period and is a cultivar of a California Native. Combines nicely with Yarrow and Lavender, a nice drought-tolerant combo. © Eileen Kelly, Dig Your Garden.com http://www.digyourgarden.com
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A lovely combination of colors and textures spring through winter. Geranium 'Rozanne', Teucrium fruticans 'Azureum' - Bush Germander, Polygala 'Petite Butterflies', Stachys - Lamb's Ears and Fountain Grass - Pennisetum orientale 'Karly Rose'
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A colorful, drought-tolerant plant combination with year-round appeal. This bed includes Stachys - Lamb's Ears, known as Big Ears, Cerastium - Snow in Summer, Penstemon heterophyllus, Lavender, Coleonema - Breath of Heaven, Phormium - New Zealand flax. Positioned along a flagstone and decomposed granite pathway in San Anselmo CA. Designa and Photo: Eileen Kelly, Dig Your Gar...More
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Low-water Mediterranean plant combination includes: Euphorbia characias - Spurge, Leucadendron 'Summer Red' - Cone Flower, and a variegated Phorumium -New Zealand Flax.
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The soft green foliage of the Breath of Heaven (Coleonema) is lovely combined with the Chinese Fringe Flower (Loropetalum). A beautiful contrast of leaf colors and textures. Design and Photo: Eileen Kelly, Dig Your Garden Landscape Design
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Summer bloomers, Coreopsis grandiflora, with Lavender and Santolina (lavender cotton) in the background.
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Phormium with grasses and succulents - Sedum Angelina, Phormium 'Sundowner', Fescue grasses.
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Euphorbia and Aeonium succulent
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