TOP PLANTS FOR HOT DRY GARDENS

Country Style - - GARDEN ALDGATE SA -

Al­though Aldgate in the Ade­laide Hills gets more rain than sur­round­ing ar­eas, Brenton has con­cen­trated on grow­ing fea­ture peren­ni­als that tol­er­ate hot dry con­di­tions, but also sur­vive when its cold and frosty. His top choices are salvia, se­dum, hon­eyflower (Melianthus ma­jor), stre­litzia, eu­phor­bia and echium.

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