'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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GERANIUM sanguineum 'Joanna'

GERANIUM sanguineum 'Joanna'

Rarely offered. Large crimson-pink flowers, stunning when grown through a framework.

30cm £5.00

KNIPHOFIA 'Bee's Jubilee'

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

1.20m £5.00

KNIPHOFIA 'Bee's Jubilee'
EUPHORBIA x pasteuri 'Phrampton Phatty'

EUPHORBIA x pasteuri 'Phrampton Phatty'

From Pan Global Plants. Forms a wide evergreen dome with dense foliage. Fragrant yellow-green flowers in summer. Broader and lower than other E. x pasteuri. Up to 200cm wide! Sun.

AGM 1.30m £5.00

ACHILLEA 'Moonshine'

Strong lemon-yellow flowerheads, feathery silver-grey foliage.

AGM 60cm £5.00

ACHILLEA 'Moonshine'
ERYNGIUM x zabelii 'Violetta'

ERYNGIUM x zabelii 'Violetta'

Darkest blue form of the sea holly, has spiky, deep indigo flowers in summer.

80cm £7.50

KNIPHOFIA 'Mango Popsicle'

A repeat bloomer over five months! Tall mango-orange spikes over thin, grassy foliage.

PBR 75cm £5.00

KNIPHOFIA 'Mango Popsicle'
PERSICARIA affinis 'Darjeeling Red'

PERSICARIA affinis 'Darjeeling Red'

A mat-forming evergreen perennial, with pink flowers midsummer that turn red as they mature. Sun to part shade.

AGM 30cm £5.00

EUPHORBIA characias ssp. wulfenii 'Thelma's Giant'

A good form, one of the largest.

1.50m £5.00

EUPHORBIA characias ssp. wulfenii 'Thelma's Giant'
MISCANTHUS sinensis 'Zwerg Elefant'

MISCANTHUS sinensis 'Zwerg Elefant'

Unique dark pinky-red crimped flowers burst out of their bulbous sheaths late summer! Wide foliage. A current favourite.

1.80m £5.00

SALVIA microphylla 'Cerro Potosi'

Large, glowing magenta-pink flowers well above the leaves. Sun.

80cm £5.00

SALVIA microphylla 'Cerro Potosi'
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

KNIPHOFIA 'Alcazar'

Fat spikes of red to yellow flowers on stout stems. Red hot pokers prefer good, well-drained soil in sun, but can tolerate part shade.

1.50m £5.00

KNIPHOFIA 'Alcazar'
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

IRIS 'Broadleigh Dorothy'

Californian Hybrid - Like an old Persian carpet in shades of bronzy-red.

45cm £5.00

IRIS 'Broadleigh Dorothy'
STIPA pseudoichu

STIPA pseudoichu

Graceful slender arching golden flowerheads.

1.50m £5.00

SALVIA 'Creme Caramel'

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

75cm £5.00

SALVIA 'Creme Caramel'

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