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Mediterranean Style Gardens
Tips on Mediterranean Garden Style
The Italian Peninsula is long, as I've mentioned before. It runs from cool mountain ranges in the north (the Dolomites), which host wild azaleas and delphiniums- to scorching, baron, almost desert like terrains in the south, hosting some spectacular wild cacti and succulents.
This, essentially, North African climate is able to support many of the beautiful cacti and succulents from all over the world, like the magnificently architectural Agave ferox...
Or the infamously medicinal Aloe vera...
These spectacular plants can be combined with other, more classic, Mediterranean plants like...
Or like these...
...to create original, completely Italian and low water gardens- like these...
Or one can choose to combine all of these styles, add some romantic touches like roses and lavender and come up with something like this...
The choice is clearly... yours.