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Small drought tolerant shrubs (less than 1m)

Artemisia frigida.

Small compact shrub with heavily disected silver aromatic foliage. Height 0.5m Width 0.5m
Ballota pseudodictamnus 'nana'

Small, mound-forming subshrub with soft silver felted leaves. Late spring early summer flower spikes emerge from mounds with insignificant soft mauve-pink petals.
Ideal in hot & dry positions.
Height 0.5m Width 0.5m
Bergenia cordifolia

Small 'cabbage like' shrub. Plate sized foliage of deep green leaves thriving in deep- to light-shade. Tolerates full sun (but better suited to shady spots). Producing soft pink flowers on short stems in middle winter. An indestructible plant from old time gardens.
Height 0.3m Width 0.3m
Convolvulus cneorum

Compact flowering shrub for hot dry positions. Soft silver foliage grows quickly into a tidy mound topped with open clear white flowers throughout the year. Needs a full sun position. Height 0.3m Width 0.3m
Correa reflexa nummularifolia

Semi-prostrate shrub with small rounded leaves ; soft green and white appearnce. A prostrate growth giving the plant a ground-covering habit. Soft lime-green to yellow flowers throughout the year make this a great shrub for any position.
Height 0.3m Width 1m
Erodium glandulosum 'Spanish Eyes'

Small fern-like subshrub with finely disected foliage mounds. Produces mauve-pink 'geranium-like' flowers continuously throughout the year. Tough and easy to grow in any open sunny position.
Height 0.3m Width 0.3m
Erysimum (dwarf cultivar)

A small mounding sub-shrub growing to around 30cm tall. The evergreen leaves are compact and tidy and the whole plant is covered in small yellow flowers throughout spring. A light annual trim will do it no harm.

Height 0.3m Width 0.4m
Euphorbia rigida

Eye-catching small shrub with unusual spiked silver foliage 'whirling' up the stems on a compact and tidy plant. In mid-winter sulphur yellow flower bracts emerge above the foliage, and slowy turn to a coral-pink-red colour in summer. Thrives in hot, dry,sunny positions.
Height 0.5m Widht 0.5m
Halimium lasianthum

A small woody shrub suited to hot-dry areas. This silver foliaged plant is best given a light annual trim to keep it compact and tidy. In spring & summer the whole plant is covered in masses of 5cm wide bright-yellow saucer shaped flowers.

Height 1m Width 1m
Limonium perezii

Perennial Sea Statice. Evergreen rounded foliage mounds to 40cm tall producing masses of blue, mauve and white flowers almost continuously. An ideal coastal plant for full sun. Loves hot-dry positions.
Height 0.5m Width 0.4m
Myrtus communis ssp. tarantina compacta

A compact dwarf myrtle with attractive dark green aromatic foliage and masses of claret-tipped flower buds opening to lovely white scented petals. A better drought tolerant substitute to box hedges, this plant can be clipped into formal hedges, small bun shaped domes or left to grow into a small informal shrub.

Height 0.5m Width 0.5m
Rosemary officinalis - prostrate form

The prostrate form of Rosemary makes an excellent groundcover in full sun. Aromatic dark green foliage is covered in light-blue flowers throughout the year and can be used in cooking. Will cascade down retaining walls

Height 0.3m Spread 1m
Ruta graveolens 'Jackmans Blue'

A strong scented 'herb-type' shrub with finely disected foliage of an unusual blue-green tint. Any hot & dry position will produce a compact shrub topped with bright luminescent yellow flowers in the middle of the heat of summer.
Height 0.5m Width 0.5m
Salvia leucantha

(Mexican Sage) A small, bushy & spreading sub-shrub long grown for its prolific flowering and soft felted foliage mounds. Light-green foliage smothers this indestructible plant which grows happily in almost any situation. From winter through summer small downy white & purple flowers produced needing only an annual trim to keep tidy.

Height 0.3m Width 0.9m
Santolina chamaecyparissus

(Lavender cotton) Compact rounded shrub with silver aromatic foliage. Responds well to regular clipping to keep tidy. Small butter-yellow flowers on fine spikes held above the clump.
Height 0.5m Width 0.5m
Teucrium marum

Small compact shrub. Silver aromatic foliage topped by bright pink flowers throughout spring & early summer. Can be clipped into a tidy low hedge or small clumps.
Height 0.3m Width 0.3m

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