Xeriscaping – landscape (an area) in a style which requires little or no irrigation. Xeriscaping is a water conservation concept that originated in Colorado and now spreading across the United States. The term Xeriscape is a combination of two Greek words – xeros meaning dry, and scape meaning view. It is not the same as “zero-scaping”, [...]
Phormiums have become icons of Mediterranean landscapes, although they hail from New Zealand and require a bit more moisture than sometimes expected. Here, the bronzy colors of Phormium 'Firebird' combines nicely with Leucodendron 'Safari Sunset', with the flowers of drought tolerant Arctotis underneath.