'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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POTENTILLA nepalensis 'Ron McBeath'

POTENTILLA nepalensis 'Ron McBeath'

Masses of bright pink, dark centred flowers on wiry stems, all summer. Sun.

30cm £5.00

SANGUISORBA 'Pink Brushes'

Large rose-pink bottlebrush flowers.

1.40m £5.00

SANGUISORBA 'Pink Brushes'
MOLINIA caerulea ssp. arundinacea 'Fontane'

MOLINIA caerulea ssp. arundinacea 'Fontane'

My favourite molinia - arching purple flower stems, yellow foliage in autumn.

1.80m £5.00

LEUCANTHEMUM x superbum 'Eisstern'

Crystal-white flowers with a full anemone centre and a single outer layer of long petals. I obtained this from Germany - it's been missing from this country for years!

60cm £5.00

LEUCANTHEMUM x superbum 'Eisstern'
AGRIMONIA eupatoria 'Cambridge Lace'

AGRIMONIA eupatoria 'Cambridge Lace'

Serrated grey-green leaves edged with white. Tiny yellow flowers dotted along each stem. Subtle, but eye-catching!

NEW 60cm £5.00

LINARIA purpurea 'Dial Park'

Brand new variety, from Olive Mason's Garden. Delightful, subtle heather-pink flowers. Once established, will bloom for months in a sunny, well drained spot.

1.00m £5.00

LINARIA purpurea 'Dial Park'
CYNARA scolymus 'Gros Camus de Bretagne'

CYNARA scolymus 'Gros Camus de Bretagne'

Large silvery leaves, long stems carry edible buds in summer, then big purple thistle flowers which dry well. Good soil in sun.

1.00m £6.00

CROCOSMIA 'Bright Eyes'

Brilliant orange flowers with a large scarlet centre over a long season. Very floriferous!

NEW 60cm £6.50

CROCOSMIA 'Bright Eyes'
GERANIUM sanguineum 'Bloody Graham'

GERANIUM sanguineum 'Bloody Graham'

Large rose-pink flowers veined crimson. Vigorous, but stays low.

20cm £4.50

SEDUM 'Class Act'

A stunning variety, forms a mound of green foliage topped with large, deep carmine-pink flower clusters that age to russet. Sun.

AGM PBR 45cm £5.00

SEDUM 'Class Act'
SEDUM 'Ruby Glow'

SEDUM 'Ruby Glow'

Low, clump-forming plant for front of border or containers. Red stems bear purple-green leaves and clusters of deep crimson flowers summer and autumn.

AGM 25cm £5.00

SANGUISORBA officinalis CDC 292

Small round maroon balls August-September on upright stems. Foliage up to the flowers.

60cm £5.00

SANGUISORBA officinalis CDC 292
SANTOLINA rosmarinifolia 'Primrose Gem'

SANTOLINA rosmarinifolia 'Primrose Gem'

Loved on sight! Bright green neat bush, with creamy-yellow flowers June-July.

AGM 45cm £5.00

CYNARA cardunculus Chelsea Physic Garden Form

Grey-green, fingered, spiky foliage. Upright stems bear small purple thistle flowers, more decorative than edible! Full sun.

1.00m £6.50

CYNARA cardunculus Chelsea Physic Garden Form
SESELI hippomarathrum

SESELI hippomarathrum

Pale pink and grey cow parsley flowers July-October, Feathery foliage. Sun.

45cm £5.00

GERANIUM 'Tiny Monster'

A sanguineum cross. Very large flowers on a vigorous sprawling plant.

30cm £4.50

GERANIUM 'Tiny Monster'

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