Olive tree companions - Knowledgebase Question

San Diego, CA
Question by sherilynnel
June 16, 2005
Can you please let me know some other tree choices that look good with fruitless olive trees. I want to keep a mediterranean theme. Thank you in advance

Answer from NGA
June 16, 2005


A Mediterranean landscape design will include plants such as Campanula, Carex, Celmisia spectabilis (New Zealand Daisy), Diascia vigilis, Dierama dracomontanum (Angel's Fishing Rod), Eryngium agavifloium (Sea Holly), Euphorbia x martinii (Spurge), Festuca (Elijah Blue), Juniperus scopulorum (Skyrocket), Knipofia (Red Hot Poker), Miscanthus sinensis, Pennisetum, Phormium, Persicaria vaccinifolium, Saponaria ocymoides (Tumbling Ted), Lavendula (lavender) and Stipa arundinacea (Pheasant's Tail Grass). Hope the above suggestions offer some guidance!

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