'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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EUPHORBIA epithymoides

EUPHORBIA epithymoides

Syn. E. polychroma. Mounds of bright yellow flowerheads all spring.

AGM 40cm £5.00

PENNISETUM thunbergii 'Red Buttons'

Mound of green foliage and pretty red flowerheads. Must-have on sight! Sun.

90cm £5.00

PENNISETUM thunbergii 'Red Buttons'
AGAPANTHUS 'Jodie'

AGAPANTHUS 'Jodie'

Rich blue flowerheads from purple buds late summer on very tall stems. Sparse flowerheads but a real looker! Hardy.

1.20m £6.50

KNIPHOFIA 'Bee's Jubilee'

Purplish buds open to narrow apricot flowers on dark stems. Sun.

1.20m £5.00

KNIPHOFIA 'Bee's Jubilee'
SANGUISORBA 'Pink Brushes'

SANGUISORBA 'Pink Brushes'

Large rose-pink bottlebrush flowers.

1.40m £5.00

SALVIA 'Amistad'

Large, deep mauve flowers May-October on tall, branching stems. If grown in a container, bring in for the winter. Cover with a large pot if grown in the border. Dramatic plant in a sunny spot.

PBR 1.00m £5.00

SALVIA 'Amistad'
NEPETA nuda

NEPETA nuda

Narrow upright habit, with attractive rich violet-blue flowers in summer. Sun.

75cm £5.00

EUPHORBIA deflexa

Very compact form for front of border, with fine silver-grey leaves, looks good all year.

30cm £5.00

EUPHORBIA deflexa
KNIPHOFIA 'Rich Echoes'

KNIPHOFIA 'Rich Echoes'

Apricot-yellow flowers from dusky orange buds on bronze stems June-July then again September-October. Sun.

AGM 80cm £5.00

RHODIOLA rosea

'Roseroot Stonecrop'. Dense clusters of yellow flowers in May over succulent grey leaves. Sunny spot.

20cm £5.00

RHODIOLA rosea
NEPETA 'Hill Grounds'

NEPETA 'Hill Grounds'

Grey-green foliage topped with intense violet flowers June-August. Full sun.

40cm £5.00

SANGUISORBA obtusa 'Chatto'

A compact grower, forms a low mound of silver leaves and spikes of white bottlebrush flowers in summer.

45cm £5.00

SANGUISORBA obtusa 'Chatto'
EUPHORBIA characias 'Black Pearl'

EUPHORBIA characias 'Black Pearl'

Evergreen, with clusters of lime-green flowers with black centres all summer. Not too tall, shapely plant. Full sun.

75cm £5.00

STIPA ichu

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

60cm £6.00

STIPA ichu
SALVIA 'Silas Dyson'

SALVIA 'Silas Dyson'

Wine-purple buds open to rich crimson flowers, May-November. Sun.

90cm £5.00

IRIS 'Agnes James'

Very early-flowering Californian Hybrid, has masses of white flowers with a gold flash, April-May. Well-drained soil in sun.

45cm £5.00

IRIS 'Agnes James'

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