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

A Selection of Seaside Garden Plants

To recreate a coastal garden in the heart of the West Midlands, think gravel, sparse planting, focus points of found objects while beachcombing – driftwood, weathered wooden posts etc. Emphasis on silver or glaucous foliage, sea hollies, achillea, artemisia.

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SUCCISA pratensis

SUCCISA pratensis

Unusual perennial found in boggy grasslands. Low-growing rosette of leaves and small violet pincushion flowers midsummer. A good cottage garden plant.

30cm £5.00

AGAPANTHUS 'Lydenburg'

Much admired in the Library Garden! Semi-pendulous, dark violet-blue flowers on tall, upright stems. Very striking and later-flowering. Sun.

1.50m £7.50

AGAPANTHUS 'Lydenburg'
LAVANDULA angustifolia 'Hidcote'

LAVANDULA angustifolia 'Hidcote'

A neat compact lavender with deep violet-blue flowers.

AGM 45cm £5.00

NEPETA 'Weinheim Big Blue'

Thick spikes of deep violet-blue flowers on robust stems, June-September. Deadhead to keep it flowering. Much requested in our garden!

75cm £5.00

NEPETA 'Weinheim Big Blue'
SALVIA atrocyanea

SALVIA atrocyanea

Clear blue flowers from late summer on long stems. Looks good at the back of a sunny border.

1.50m £6.50

STIPA ichu

Fine textured clump with showy flowerheads in spring just above the foliage. Better than S. tenuissima. Full sun.

60cm £5.00

STIPA ichu
SALVIA 'Salmon Dance'

SALVIA 'Salmon Dance'

Salmon-pink flowers May-November. Sun.

60cm £5.00

IRIS 'Pinewood Amethyst'

Rare Californian Hybrid, with velvety-purple flowers April-June.

30cm £5.00

IRIS 'Pinewood Amethyst'
PULSATILLA vulgaris ssp. grandis 'Papageno'

PULSATILLA vulgaris ssp. grandis 'Papageno'

Pasque Flower. Pink, red, violet, blue or white flowers, fringed and semi-double, bloom in early spring. Sunny spot.

20cm £5.00

AGAPANTHUS 'Windlebrooke'

Deep indigo buds open to form beautiful heads of dark blue flowers with darker veining, over a tidy clump of narrow leaves.

60cm £6.50

AGAPANTHUS 'Windlebrooke'
AGASTACHE 'Black Adder'

AGASTACHE 'Black Adder'

Long spires of smoky violet flowers July-October. Aromatic leaves. Perfect bee plant! Prefers sun.

90cm £5.00

ACHILLEA 'Pretty Belinda'

Bright pink flowers fade to soft pink over summer. Sunny spot.

50cm £5.00

ACHILLEA 'Pretty Belinda'
SANGUISORBA canadensis

SANGUISORBA canadensis

Tall red stems carry long white flowerheads from June.

2.00m £5.00

SALVIA 'Creme Caramel'

Pale cream flowers touched with pinky-caramel, May-November. Sun.

75cm £5.00

SALVIA 'Creme Caramel'
SEDUM telephium 'Purple Emperor'

SEDUM telephium 'Purple Emperor'

Deep purple leaves topped with red-purple flowerheads from August-October. Bees love sedums!

AGM 45cm £5.00

GALEGA 'His Majesty'

Soft lilac-blue and cream flowers have a sweet coconut scent from June-September. Sun or part shade.

1.00m £5.00

GALEGA 'His Majesty'

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