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A taste of the exotic This years winning show garden, the Trailfinders Australian garden, was dominated by native Australian blooms. We particularly liked the bright and cheerful kangaroo paws.
Eliocarpus, or "Blueberry ash" Australian native plant. From my garden here in Sydney! Very pretty
Landscape designer Alan Fisher says, "Water-wise gardening doesn't mean you have to plant only natives. There's a huge list of world-wide plants you can use to spectacular effect." For more practical gardening advice, see our feature 75 Gardening Ideas (Page 135, Australian House & Garden, May 2013)