Mediterranean-Style Plants

Many of the plants that thrive in the Mediterranean also do well in cooler climates, in well-drained, sandy soil.

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Rock Rose in Cooler Climates DK - How to Grow Practically Everything © 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Rock rose (Cistus x dansereaui) 'Decumbens'

Mature size: 16 inches tall, 24 inches wide. Ideal growing conditions: full sun, well-drained soil

Blue Bedder DK - How to Grow Practically Everything © 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Viper's bugloss (Echium vulgare) 'Blue Bedder'

Mature size: 20 inches tall, 12 inches wide. Ideal growing conditions: full sun, well-drained soil

Colorful, Spiky Sundowner DK - How to Grow Practically Everything © 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Phormium 'Sundowner'

Mature size: 6 feet tall and wide. Ideal growing conditions: full sun, well-drained soil

Sea Holly Flourishes in Cool Climates DK - How to Grow Practically Everything © 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Sea holly (Eryngium x tripartitum)

Mature size: 32 inches tall, 20 inches wide. Ideal growing conditions: full sun, well-drained soil

Mediterranean Myrtle Spurge DK - How to Grow Practically Everything © 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Myrtle spurge (Euphorbia myrsinites)

Mature size: 4 inches tall, 12 inches wide. Ideal growing conditions: full sun, well-drained soil

Japonica Grows Well in Cooler Climates DK - How to Grow Practically Everything © 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Loquat (Eriobotrya japonica)

Mature size: 25 feet tall and wide. Ideal growing conditions: full sun, well-drained soil

Growing Oleander DK - How to Grow Practically Everything © 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Oleander (Nerium oleander)

Mature size: 10 tall and wide. Ideal growing conditions: full sun, well-drained soil

Purple Flowering Cardoon DK - How to Grow Practically Everything © 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Cardoon (Cynara cardunculus)

Mature size: 5 feet tall, 4 feet wide. Ideal growing conditions: full sun, well-drained soil

Crisp White Cupaniana Flowers DK - How to Grow Practically Everything © 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Anthemis punctata subsp. cupaniana

Mature size: 12 inches tall, 3 feet wide. Ideal growing conditions: full sun, well-drained soil

Cool Climate Hibiscus DK - How to Grow Practically Everything © 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Rose of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus) 'Boule de Feu'

Mature size: 10 feet tall, 6 feet wide. Ideal growing conditions: full sun, well-drained soil

The Cool Tolerant Nana Alba DK - How to Grow Practically Everything © 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Lavender 'Nana Alba'

Mature size: 12 inches tall and wide. Ideal growing conditions: full sun, well-drained soil

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© 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited

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