'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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SALVIA verticillata 'Hannay's Blue'

SALVIA verticillata 'Hannay's Blue'

Bright blue flowers.

60cm £5.00

SEDUM spectabile 'Neon'

Fluorescent pink flowers in summer over grey-green foliage. Sun.

45cm £5.00

SEDUM spectabile 'Neon'
ANTHEMIS tinctoria 'Wargrave Variety'

ANTHEMIS tinctoria 'Wargrave Variety'

Pale yellow daisies in summer over dark green foliage. Sun.

90cm £5.00

CIRSIUM rivulare 'Atropurpureum'

Ornamental thistle, with dark maroon-red thistle flowers all summer.

90cm £5.00

CIRSIUM rivulare 'Atropurpureum'
SALVIA microphylla 'Blind Faith'

SALVIA microphylla 'Blind Faith'

Pale powder-pink flowers May-November. Sun.

NEW 75cm £5.00

ECHINOPS ritro 'Veitch's Blue'

A shorter variety. Deep violet-blue globe thistle flowers from July-September. Good as a cut flower. Any soil in sun.

1.00m £5.00

ECHINOPS ritro 'Veitch's Blue'
CIRSIUM rivulare 'Trevor's Blue Wonder'

CIRSIUM rivulare 'Trevor's Blue Wonder'

Another great plant from Trevor Edwards, 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

KNIPHOFIA northiae

Giant flowerheads of pale yellow opening from red buds.

AGM 1.50m £5.00

KNIPHOFIA northiae
NEPETA racemosa 'Grog'

NEPETA racemosa 'Grog'

Lemon-scented foliage and purple-blue flowers June-October on a shorter variety. Sun.

40cm £5.00

SEDUM 'Chocolate Sauce'

Shiny, dark maroon emerging foliage on red stems, deepens to a glossy chocolate as it matures. Small pink flowers in autumn. Different from S. 'Chocolate'.

45cm £5.00

SEDUM 'Chocolate Sauce'
ACHILLEA 'Moonshine'

ACHILLEA 'Moonshine'

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

AGM 60cm £4.50

AGAPANTHUS 'Phantom'

Lovely large white flowers flushed pale blue at the tips. Very desirable, majestic, but slow-growing.

NEW 1.00m £10.00

AGAPANTHUS 'Phantom'
IRIS ensata 'Rowden Mikado'

IRIS ensata 'Rowden Mikado'

The falls are like shot silk of white, overlaid with purple, blue and mauve. Beautiful. Rich soil in sun.

90cm £5.00

ERYNGIUM 'Indigo Star'

New variety from Elizabeth MacGregor. Free-flowering rich indigo-blue flowers over summer. Sun.

70cm £7.50

ERYNGIUM 'Indigo Star'
SANGUISORBA hakusanensis 'Lilac Squirrel'

SANGUISORBA hakusanensis 'Lilac Squirrel'

Blue-grey foliage to 20cm, long lilac to cerise-pink squirrel tails July-September. Everyone's favourite!

60cm £5.00

ARMERIA 'Brutus'

'Mega-thrift' from Desirable Plants, with white flowers above a dome of glaucous broad leaves. Flowers for months.

40cm £5.00

ARMERIA 'Brutus'

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