'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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SEDUM 'Jose Aubergine'

SEDUM 'Jose Aubergine'

Early-flowering upright variety with deep aubergine oval leaves and deep dusky-pink flowers from July.

PBR 60cm £5.00

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

SANGUISORBA 'Pink Tanna'
NEPETA 'Weinheim Big Blue'

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

LEUCANTHEMUM x superbum 'Christine Hagemann'

Thin, spidery outer petals, anemone centre.

75cm £5.00

LEUCANTHEMUM x superbum 'Christine Hagemann'
ERYNGIUM x zabelii 'Donard Variety'

ERYNGIUM x zabelii 'Donard Variety'

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

75cm £7.50

SANGUISORBA tenuifolia 'Henk Gerritsen'

Small red burrs on thin stems.

1.50m £5.00

SANGUISORBA tenuifolia 'Henk Gerritsen'
ARUNDO donax

ARUNDO donax

Giant reed, growing up to 10ft high! Grey-green leaves. Needs a warm spot in moist soil.

3.00m £7.50

AGAPANTHUS 'Navy Blue'

Mid-blue flowers through summer. Hardy, and very floriferous!

60cm £5.00

AGAPANTHUS 'Navy Blue'
SANGUISORBA tenuifolia var. parviflora

SANGUISORBA tenuifolia var. parviflora

Similar to 'Alba' but with more attractive foliage.

1.00m £5.00

GERANIUM sanguineum 'Vision Violet'

Robust groundcover with masses of rosy-purple flowers from late spring.

40cm £4.50

GERANIUM sanguineum 'Vision Violet'
VERATRUM nigrum

VERATRUM nigrum

Pleated leaves with panicles of black flowers in summer. Moist soil in part shade.

AGM 2.00m £7.50

KNIPHOFIA 'Tawny King'

Vigorous form. Dark bronze stems produce apricot buds opening cream, from July-October.

1.20m £5.00

KNIPHOFIA 'Tawny King'
KNIPHOFIA caulescens 'Coral Breakers'

KNIPHOFIA caulescens 'Coral Breakers'

Dwarf form with coral and yellow flowers from July. Attractive blue-grey leaves. Sun.

60cm £5.00

SANGUISORBA tenuifolia 'Pink Elephant'

Good pink flowers.

1.20m £5.00

SANGUISORBA tenuifolia 'Pink Elephant'
ERYNGIUM 'Dove Cottage Hybrid'

ERYNGIUM 'Dove Cottage Hybrid'

The 'must have' eryngium that all our visitors have been waiting for! Beautiful sky-blue to navy blue large soft thistle flowers. A lovely-shaped plant too. Full sun, edge of path.

60cm £7.50

KNIPHOFIA 'Fiery Fred'

A taller variety with orange pokers in summer. Brilliant!

AGM 90cm £5.00

KNIPHOFIA 'Fiery Fred'

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