Echeveria glauca nestling in a dry spot.
Tibouchina grandiflora. Yes, it's purplish, I agree... with some blue...and a hint of pink...it is my illusion that it is blue and after all it is the 1. of April!
The Common Rue (Ruta graveolens), also known as Herb-of-grace, is a species of rue grown as a herb. It is native to southern Europe. It is sometimes grown as an ornamental plant in gardens, especially because of its bluish leaves, and also sometimes for its tolerance of hot and dry soil conditions. It also is grown as both a medicinal herb and as a condiment.
Agave tightly plaited.
Helichrysum italicum is a flowering plant of the daisy family Asteraceae. It is sometimes called the curry plant because of the strong smell of its leaves. It grows on dry, rocky or sandy ground around the Mediterranean. The stems are woody at the base and can reach 60cm or more in height. The clusters of yellow flowers are produced in Summer, they retain their colour after picking and are used in dried flower arrangements.
The plant produces an oil from its blossoms which is used for medicinal purposes. It is anti inflammatory, fungicidal, and astringent. It soothes burns and raw chapped skin. it is used as a fixative in perfumes. It has an intense fragrance.
Believe it or not: A low hedge is easily leaped over. Proverb