'A Selection of Mediterranean Garden Plants' available from Avondale Nursery

A Selection of Mediterranean Garden Plants

A style to evoke memories of holidays in the sun – lots of terracotta pots and paths, easy-care sun-loving hardy plants in well-drained soil. Focal points of dramatic colour and foliage, Raised beds with softer, fragrant planting.

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ACHILLEA filipendula 'Gold Plate'

ACHILLEA filipendula 'Gold Plate'

Large, flat golden flowerheads. An old favourite. Full sun, drought tolerant.

AGM 1.20m £5.00

CENTAUREA 'Jordy'

Deep maroon cornflowers contrast perfectly with grey-green foliage. My current favourite!

35cm £5.00

CENTAUREA 'Jordy'
CYNARA scolymus 'Gros Camus de Bretagne'

CYNARA scolymus 'Gros Camus de Bretagne'

Large silvery leaves, long stems carry edible buds in summer, then big purple thistle flowers which dry well. Good soil in sun.

1.00m £6.00

CROCOSMIA 'Mex'

Dramatic, large red outward-facing flowers well above the foliage, on dark purple stems. Vigorous, and definitely one of the best!

1.20m £5.00

CROCOSMIA 'Mex'
IRIS 'Jane Phillips'

IRIS 'Jane Phillips'

Eye-catching flag iris, with broad sword-shaped grey-green leaves and slightly fragrant flax-blue flowers in May and June. Always remarked upon in our garden!

AGM 90cm £5.00

SALVIA 'Royal Bumble'

Rich red flowers on dark stems from early summer to October. Sun.

AGM 60cm £5.00

SALVIA 'Royal Bumble'
ZANTEDESCHIA aethiopica 'Glencoe'

ZANTEDESCHIA aethiopica 'Glencoe'

Very robust, floriferous variety! Long, pointed arrow-shaped leaves, and big white trumpets late spring and summer. Moist soil in sun.

1.00m £6.50

CYNARA cardunculus

Cardoon. Forms an epic, architectural mound of silver-grey foliage up to 1 metre long. Large, purple, thistle-like flowerheads tower above in late summer and autumn. Loves the sun.

AGM 2.50m £5.00

CYNARA cardunculus
CROCOSMIA 'Comet'

CROCOSMIA 'Comet'

Impressive deep orange flowers flushed dusky red at the centre.

75cm £5.00

AGAPANTHUS 'Windsor Grey'

Big heads of grey-white flowers touched with lilac, on very upright stems. Much admired in the display garden, very atmospheric.

1.20m £9.00

AGAPANTHUS 'Windsor Grey'
AGAPANTHUS 'Phantom'

AGAPANTHUS 'Phantom'

Lovely large white flowers flushed pale blue at the tips. Very desirable, majestic, but slow-growing.

1.00m £9.50

SANGUISORBA 'Pink Brushes'

Large rose-pink bottlebrush flowers.

1.40m £5.00

SANGUISORBA 'Pink Brushes'
SANGUISORBA 'Pink Tanna'

SANGUISORBA 'Pink Tanna'

Light pink bobble flowers from June-August, above a clump of slender branching stems. Prefers moist soil in a sunny spot.

80cm £5.00

TRIFOLIUM rubens

Big deep red clover flowerheads on long stems.

60cm £5.00

TRIFOLIUM rubens
MOLINIA caerulea ssp. arundinacea 'Zuneigung'

MOLINIA caerulea ssp. arundinacea 'Zuneigung'

Slightly more delicate than 'Windspiel'.

1.50m £5.00

ERYNGIUM x zabelii 'Donard Variety'

Silvery-blue flowerheads, bowl-shaped and very feathered, June-September.

75cm £7.00

ERYNGIUM x zabelii 'Donard Variety'

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