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Swan River daisy: Brachycome iberidifolia

Virtues: We love Swan River daisy for its abundance of vibrant flowers and drought tolerance.This care-free, fast-growing  annual blooms during the summer months and works well as a border or filler for flowerbeds, hanging baskets and window boxes.The mildly-fragrant blooms also …

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Rock Cress

Rock Cress Arabis caucasia

Rock cress is a drought-tolerant, early-flowering groundcover that works well in rock gardens, as edging or in combination with early spring bulbs.

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Russian Cypress

Virtues: A rugged, dense evergreen shrub that makes a nice evergreen mat. Foliage turns bronze or purplish bronze in winter, for something “different.” A good alternative to mat-forming junipers.