Mediterranean garden Planting Guide & Tips

Garden Type

Retreat to the Mediterranean with your very own Mediterranean style garden. With a contrast of bright colours and earthy hues, this garden style is summery, laid back and suited for wet winters and dry summers. Unlike other gardens, the landscape (rather than the flora) is the focus of this garden which typically has no lawn. Open surfaces are either paved or covered in gravel. To create your perfect Mediterranean retreat, combine landscapes using durable earthy materials like stone, concrete or ceramics, in rich earthy shades like terracotta and sandstone, with plant species which are resilient to drier climates. Mix in some herb or fruit plants to add scent and colour to your garden. From the European Olive, Eureka Lemon, Australian Cranesbill to Pencil Pine, take a look at our selection of plants for some inspiration for your very own Mediterranean garden.

    Mediterranean garden

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    Prunus dulcis

    Almond

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    Scaevola 'Aussie Crawl'

    Aussie Crawl Fan Flower

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    Eutaxia parvifolia

    Bacon and Eggs

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    Hakea rostrata

    Beaked Hakea

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    Pycnosorus globosus

    Billy Buttons

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    Craspedia variabilis

    Billy Buttons

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    Myoporum insulare

    Boobialla

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    Philotheca 'Bournda Beauty'

    Bournda Beauty Wax Flower

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    Lonicera nitida 'Lemon Beauty'

    Box Leaf Honeysuckle

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    Acacia buxifolia

    Box Leaf Thorn

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    Francoa sonchifolia

    Bridal Wreath

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    Boronia megastigma

    Brown Boronia

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    Araucaria bidwillii

    Bunya Bunya

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    Washingtonia filifera

    Californian Fan Palm

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    Pyrus calleryana & cvs

    Callery Pear