Stunning Mediterranean Landscaping Plants
The charming elegance of Mediterranean landscape design is ideal for a relaxing, livable outdoor area that complements today’s luxurious homes. Mediterranean landscaping plants reflects the simple, showcasing the elegance of exotic Mediterranean vegetation. One example of Mediterranean landscaping plants is geranium. With numerous varieties, geranium is a popular, easily maintained plant. Geraniums can be grown as annuals or a perennials depending upon your climate but they are colder hardy than other plants native to the Mediterranean. Some varieties of geranium, such as ivy geranium, only reach 6 inches tall with a spreading habit. Other variety can grow to 4 feet tall. Leaves can be green, green and white, or variegated with touches of red, yellow, or orange. Except for the scented variety, geranium flowers and leaves often have an unpleasant fragrance. Flowers bloom periodically throughout the summer in shades of red, white, pink and orange.