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Can someone please help me identify this stunning plant combination? Especially the beautiful minty green groundcover :) Thanks!

For reference this garden is in Austin, Texas.
 

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The cactus plants are Opuntias, and I think the ground cover plants look like Santolina ... welcome to the forum @dkunugi
 
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The grey, mounding plant in the front is known as Licorice Plant (Helichrysum petiolare). It is a drought-tolerant, evergreen shrub in the Cudweed Tribe (Gnaphalieae) of the Daisy Family (Asteraceae). It is native to southern Africa.

Behind is a spineless cultivar of Prickly-pear Cactus (Opuntia ficus-indica or similar) and behind that is a robust, grass-like plant. It could be a kind of true grass (Poaceae), but Bear-grass (Nolina spp.) in the Butcher-broom Family (Ruscaceae) should also be considered.
 
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The grey, mounding plant in the front is known as Licorice Plant (Helichrysum petiolare). It is a drought-tolerant, evergreen shrub in the Cudweed Tribe (Gnaphalieae) of the Daisy Family (Asteraceae). It is native to southern Africa.

Behind is a spineless cultivar of Prickly-pear Cactus (Opuntia ficus-indica or similar) and behind that is a robust, grass-like plant. It could be a kind of true grass (Poaceae), but Bear-grass (Nolina spp.) in the Butcher-broom Family (Ruscaceae) should also be considered.
Thank you Marck. Yes, that is exactly the ground cover I was looking for.
 
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The grey, mounding plant in the front is known as Licorice Plant (Helichrysum petiolare). It is a drought-tolerant, evergreen shrub in the Cudweed Tribe (Gnaphalieae) of the Daisy Family (Asteraceae). It is native to southern Africa.

Behind is a spineless cultivar of Prickly-pear Cactus (Opuntia ficus-indica or similar) and behind that is a robust, grass-like plant. It could be a kind of true grass (Poaceae), but Bear-grass (Nolina spp.) in the Butcher-broom Family (Ruscaceae) should also be considered.
Thank you Marck. Yes, that is exactly the ground cover I was looking for.
Hi Marck, you seem to have quite a skill set for plant identification. If you have time, can you please help me identify the plants in these photos?
 

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