Lawns in Mediterranean regions

With so many British moving to the warmer climate of the Mediterranean, we are often asked about gardening in these regions, especially in regards to lawns.

Save to My scrapbook
Mediterranean garden. Image: ©www.gardenworldimages.com

Quick facts

Our top 5 grasses for Mediterranean climates:
  • Cynodon dactylon (Bermuda grass)
  • Buchloe dactyloides (Buffalo grass)
  • Pennisetum clandestinum (kikuyu grass)
  • Stenotaphrum secundatum (St. Augustine grass)
  • Zoysia japonica (Japanese lawn grass)

Join the RHS today and get 12 months for the price of 9

Join now

Gardeners' calendar

Find out what to do this month with our gardeners' calendar

Advice from the RHS

You may also like

Get involved

The Royal Horticultural Society is the UK’s leading gardening charity. We aim to enrich everyone’s life through plants, and make the UK a greener and more beautiful place.