'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

LEUCANTHEMUM x superbum 'Droitwich Beauty'

Rare variety. Ragged white flowers. Similar to 'Aglaia'.

75cm £5.00

LEUCANTHEMUM x superbum 'Droitwich Beauty'
BRIZA media 'Limouzi'

BRIZA media 'Limouzi'

A much improved selection of perennial 'Quaking Grass' with blue-green leaves and larger purplish flowers. Sun or part-shade.

45cm £5.00

AGAPANTHUS 'Kingston Blue'

Shorter variety, with mid-blue flowers late summer. Very hardy, good for a small garden or in a container.

45cm £5.00

AGAPANTHUS 'Kingston Blue'
GERANIUM sanguineum 'Joanna'

GERANIUM sanguineum 'Joanna'

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

30cm £5.00

SALVIA greggii 'Lara'

Pretty dark and light pink flowers from late spring to autumn. Sun.

90cm £5.00

SALVIA greggii 'Lara'
AGAPANTHUS 'Arctic Star'

AGAPANTHUS 'Arctic Star'

Large, solid heads of pure white flowers from July-September. Hardy. Well-drained good soil in sun.

60cm £6.50

GERANIUM sanguineum 'Belle of Herterton'

Large gentle pink flowers from May, tolerant of most conditions.

20cm £5.00

GERANIUM sanguineum 'Belle of Herterton'
CHAEROPHYLLUM azoricum

CHAEROPHYLLUM azoricum

Fresh green crimped, serrated and felted leaves, white umbels above. Quietly impressive!

60cm £5.00

STEMMACANTHA centauroides

Syn. Centaurea pulchra 'Major'. Purple-red flowers in summer attract bees and butterflies. Drought tolerant when established. Hard to propagate so rarely available.

75cm £5.00

STEMMACANTHA centauroides
SALVIA 'Hannah'

SALVIA 'Hannah'

Pinky-orange flowers, darker pink at the edges.

60cm £5.00

SALVIA 'Peach Parfait'

Beautiful pale peach flowers on dark stems.

75cm £5.00

SALVIA 'Peach Parfait'
SALVIA microphylla var. microphylla 'Newby Hall'

SALVIA microphylla var. microphylla 'Newby Hall'

Warm red flowers May-November. Sun.

60cm £5.00

ERYNGIUM x zabelii 'Big Blue'

Branching heads of large electric blue flowers on blue stems June-September. Upright and butch!

80cm £7.50

ERYNGIUM x zabelii 'Big Blue'
CIRSIUM rivulare 'Trevor's Felley Find’

CIRSIUM rivulare 'Trevor's Felley Find’

Another great plant from Trevor Edwards, also called ‘Trevor’s Blue Wonder’, a fabulous tall ornamental thistle with rich blue-purple flowerheads on silver-purple stems mid-late summer. Full sun in rich soil.

1.20m £5.00

IRIS 'Broadleigh Peacock'

Californian hybrid - Pale bronze and amber flowers with deeper markings.

30cm £5.00

IRIS 'Broadleigh Peacock'

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