Getting water-wise while the heat is on

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  1. Fuchsias need to be in a shady spot, next to the patio. Picture: LUKAS OTTO
  2. The bush violet (Barleria obtusa) produces a profusion of striking mauve-blue flowers in autumn. Picture: KAY MONTGOMERY
  3. Gazania is a superb groundcover, thrives in a hot, sunny position and needs very little water. Picture: KAY MONTGOMERY
  4. The glorious blue kingfisher daisy  a one-drop water-wise winner.

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