'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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SEDUM telephium 'Xenox'

SEDUM telephium 'Xenox'

Large, almost black leaves, red flowers August-October.

AGM PBR 30cm £5.00

AGAPANTHUS 'Lydenburg'

Much admired in the Library Garden! Semi-pendulous, dark violet-blue flowers on tall, upright stems. Very striking and later-flowering. Sun.

1.50m £7.50

AGAPANTHUS 'Lydenburg'
KNIPHOFIA rufa

KNIPHOFIA rufa

Primrose-yellow heads tinged red at the tip.

45cm £5.00

NEPETA 'Weinheim Big Blue'

Thick spikes of deep violet-blue flowers on robust stems, June-September. Deadhead to keep it flowering. Much requested in our garden!

75cm £5.00

NEPETA 'Weinheim Big Blue'
PIMPINELLA major 'Rosea'

PIMPINELLA major 'Rosea'

Feathery foliage topped with umbels of soft lacy pink flowers in summer. Sun or shade.

50cm £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'
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

AGAPANTHUS 'White Heaven'

Huge heads packed with pure white flowers from August-September. Very eye-catching in a pot or edge of border.

PBR 1.00m £6.50

AGAPANTHUS 'White Heaven'
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

SEDUM 'Jose Aubergine'

Early-flowering upright variety with deep aubergine oval leaves and deep dusky-pink flowers from July.

PBR 60cm £5.00

SEDUM 'Jose Aubergine'
PENNISETUM orientale 'Karley Rose'

PENNISETUM orientale 'Karley Rose'

Leaves are tinged with pink, bottlebrush flowers.

PBR 75cm £5.00

CHAEROPHYLLUM azoricum

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

60cm £5.00

CHAEROPHYLLUM azoricum
SALVIA verticillata 'Purple Rain'

SALVIA verticillata 'Purple Rain'

One of Piet Oudolf's favourites! Dark green leaves, and upright, purple branching stems carry purple-blue flowers through summer. Full sun.

75cm £5.00

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'
GERANIUM sanguineum 'Vision Violet'

GERANIUM sanguineum 'Vision Violet'

Robust groundcover with masses of rosy-purple flowers from late spring.

40cm £5.00

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

CYNARA scolymus 'Gros Camus de Bretagne'

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