Charming Mediterranean Landscaping Plants
The charming elegance of Mediterranean landscape design is ideal for a relaxing, livable outdoor area that complements today’s luxurious homes. And Mediterranean landscaping plants reflects the simple, laid-back lifestyle of Old World Tuscany while showcasing the elegance of exotic Mediterranean vegetation. There are several Mediterranean landscaping plants that gardeners can choose. Mediterranean landscaping plants offering a beautiful array of colours, textures and scents, plants of this variety are ideal for creating a little paradise in your garden. Here are some suggestions to get you going. Olive trees are the most well-known Mediterranean tree and with good reason; the thick grey foliage makes a beautiful backdrop in gardens and will last a life time. They usually grow to around five metres and do very well across Australia. Olives can be pruned into large standards or hedges.
The rock rose is sure to lighten any garden with their vibrant colours – pink, rose, yellow or white depending on species and aromatic fragrance. They are tough shrub so minimal maintenance is needed and it will fare well in heat, wind and drought. Ranging in sizes from small to large, you’ll be sure to find one to fit your garden. Grapevine plant is one of the toughest and most drought-tolerant Mediterranean landscaping climbers, there are many varieties of the grapevine including table and wine grape to choose from. Make sure it’s supported by a sturdy structure as grapes grow to be big and heavy.