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Medium drought tolerant shrubs (1m to 3m)

Artemisia arborescens.

Upright, evergreen shrub with aromatic, fern-like silvery-white foliage. Height 1m Width 1m
Correa alba

Native shrub adaptable to many positions. Soft foliaged plant with small rounded leaves: soft white and green appearance. Responds well to regular clipping and will grow to nice round mounds if given such treatment. Small white flowers throughout the year. Grows anywhere from sand-dunes to heavy clay loams.
Height 1.5m Width 1.5m
Correa relexa 'Dusky Bells'

Lush looking native shrub. Dark green glossy foliage on a very tough plant suitable for full sun- to part-shade positions. Responds well to clipping and hedging. Masses of soft pink-red flowers throughout winter and early spring.
Height 1.5m Width 1m
Echium candicans

Rosette forming evergreen shrub producing striking spikes of conical shaped mauve-blue flowers in spring & summer. Grows very quickly and will produce dozens of spikes in the driest conditions.

Height 2.0m Width 1.5 - 2.0m
Escallonia Dwarf Pink

Beautiful dark-green glossy foliage set off by red-coloured stems make this a very desirable medium sized shrub. A great substitute for azaleas but completely drought tolerant. Bright pink flowers emerge throughout the year. Can be clipped in to a very tight and tidy hedge or left to grow into its natural bun shape.

Height 1m Width 1m
Euphorbia characias wulfennii

Stand-out winter flowering mid-sized shrub. Blu-green foliage with sulphur-yellow flower bracts in mid-winter. A tough shrub for any soil; sand to clay and sun to shade.
Height 1m Width 1m
Helichrysum petiolare

Indestructible glowing-silver shrub to grow anywhere. Small felted silver leaves provide great contrast to darker foliaged plants. Thrives in full sun or shade. Responds well to regular clipping.
Height 1.5m Width 1.5m
Lavendula dentata

French lavender. A perennial favourite of gardeners due to its repeat flowering throughout the year and its strong aromatic floiage.

Height 1m Width 1m
Lavendula dentata 'Royal Crown'

Green foliaged form of French Lavender. The purple flowers stand out more prominantly in this variety than the standard form of dentata.

Height 1m Width 1m
Lavandula stoechas 'Avonview'

Popular repeat flowering variety. The prominant purple flower bracts are produced throughout the year over a soft green foliage mounds.

Height 1m Width 1m
Lepechinia salviae

Aromatic shrub with striking spear-shaped foliage. Soft textured leaves up to 15cm long produced on stiff stems to 1m.Grape-purple flowers from late summer to winter. A mounding habit. Best cut to ground in late winter.
Height 1.5m Width 1m
Leucophyta brownii

(Cushion Bush) Native shrub with striking silver 'twiggy foliage' mounds. Growing from sand dunes to heavy soils and happiest in full sun.
Height 1m Width 1m
Plectranthus argentatus

Broad soft-textured silver foliaged native shrub happy growing in sun or shade. This medium sized shrub will grow in very difficult positions and provides some great bright contrasts to other dark leaved specimens.

Height 1.2m Width 1m
Rhagodia spinescens

Indestructible spreading shrub for any position from full sun to inhospitable dry shade. Soft textured silvery-green foliage mounds that can be trimmed into shapes and hedges.
Height 1m Width 1.5m
Rosemary officinalis 'Tuscan blue'

Durable and always attractive form of Rosemary with deep-green scented foliage. Grows into an attractive upright and rounded shrub with deep-blue flowers starting in the hottest part of summer through until mid-winter.
Indestructible.
Height 1.2m Width 1m
Salvia 'Anthony Parker'

Attractive soft-felted triangular shaped foliage on a medium sized branching shrub. From mid-summer masses of dark flower buds form over the bush opening to a rich blue in Autumn. The display lasts well into winter. This is a very tidy and attractive salvia.

Height 1.2m Width 1.2m
Salvia 'Indigo Spires'

A soft stemmed form of salvia with a very attractive habit. The distinctive appearance is unlike many other salvias. The branching stems are purple-tinged and grow to about 4ft and these are shown off well by the soft light green foliage. This sterile shrub is almost always in flower with deep violet-blue flower spikes growing almost 40cm long. Very showy.

Height 1.2m Width 1.0m
Salvia microphylla 'Margaret Arnold'

A small leaved and rapid growing shrub producing deep pinkish-red flowers for up to 9 months. Can be used as a hedge.

Height 1.5m Width 1.5m
Tagetes lemonii

The tree marigold is a strong citrus scented shrub with dark-green filigree foliage to around 1-1.5m tall. From mid-summer and throughout winter it is clothed entirely in bright orange-yellow flowers. A very bright splash of colour when little else is in flower.

Height 1-1.5m Width 1.0m
Teucrium fruticans

Upright shrub with unusual 'twiggy' structure covered in soft silver-blue foliage. Light blue flowers in late-summer and again in spring. Best treated as a clipped speciman of rounded habit; or as a quick growing hedge.
Height 1.5m Width 1.5m
Westringia fruticosa 'Wynyabbie Gem'

The hardiest 'grow anywhere' family of shrubs happy growing in almost any condition. This variety is the tallest choice with soft grey-blue coloured foliage and small mauve-blue flowers throughout the year. Clip with shears once or twice a year to create tall structural domes or solid hedges. A fantastic survivor. Grows in sand, clay, sun or shade: anywhere.

Height 1.5m Width 1.5m
Westringia 'Jervis Gem'

As tough & adaptable as its taller cousin, the smaller cultivar has the same blue-grey foliage and soft mauve flowers but a more compact habit. Hedges and clipped domes grow to around 1m.

Height 1m Width 1m
Westringia 'smokey'

Small compact westringia like 'Jervis Gem' but this is a soft white and grey variegated leaf form creating a 'smokey' colour.

Height 1m Width 1m

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