Up the serenity in your own garden room with these easy-care, low-water plants
Santa Barbara daisy
The tiny white and pink flowers make a great border accent when planted in the forefront of tall grasses.
Mexican feather grass
These clump-forming grasses produce large, open, airy inflorescences that can add lightness and motion to the garden.
This aromatic variety of lavendar is lovely when used as informal hedge or edging.
This bushy plant is fairly short lived, but to make up for it, it produces lots of trumpet-shaped blooms over a long period. Deep purple 'Midnight' is a standout for its vivid hue.
These small, fragrant blossoms grow in spikelike clusters and attract butterflies to your garden.
New Zealand flax
This dramatic plant with fanning evergreen leaves makes a good garden focal point. It provides year-round color, which intensifies in cool weather.
(Lavandula x intermedia 'Grosso')
Like other varieites of lavender, this will succeed in cool coastal or mountain climates or inland valleys and deserts--essentially a great pick for a low-water garden.
(Sold as Carex tumulicola)
This ornamental grass is a lovely choice to grow for foliage effect.
The herb's small, pungent leaves grow on stems up to 1 foot tall, yielding white to lilac flowers, making it a good choice for low edging.