'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

LAVANDULA angustifolia 'Hidcote'

A neat compact lavender with deep violet-blue flowers.

AGM 45cm £5.00

LAVANDULA angustifolia 'Hidcote'
SEDUM telephium 'Purple Emperor'

SEDUM telephium 'Purple Emperor'

Deep purple leaves topped with red-purple flowerheads from August-October. Bees love sedums!

AGM 45cm £5.00

SALVIA microphylla 'Blind Faith'

Pale powder-pink flowers May-November. Sun.

75cm £5.00

SALVIA microphylla 'Blind Faith'
SALVIA greggii 'Magenta'

SALVIA greggii 'Magenta'

Magenta flowers contrast well with grey-green foliage. Sun.

50cm £5.00

KNIPHOFIA 'Ice Queen'

Green to yellow pokers from June-September.

1.20m £5.00

KNIPHOFIA 'Ice Queen'
EQUISETUM 'Bandit'

EQUISETUM 'Bandit'

Less robust than the standard horsetail, has eyecatching yellow stripes across the stems. Still safer in a container!

45cm £5.00

LEUCANTHEMUM x superbum 'Droitwich Beauty'

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

75cm £5.00

LEUCANTHEMUM x superbum 'Droitwich Beauty'
NEPETA 'Weinheim Big Blue'

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

KNIPHOFIA 'Tetbury Torch'

Bright apricot-yellow pokers from June-September.

PBR 90cm £5.00

KNIPHOFIA 'Tetbury Torch'
ERYNGIUM pandanifolium 'Physic Purple'

ERYNGIUM pandanifolium 'Physic Purple'

Rarely offered variety. Rosette of sword-shaped leaves to 85cm, branched heads of small maroon flowers October-December. Very architectural!

1.60m £8.50

AGAPANTHUS campanulatus 'Cobalt Blue'

Dark blue flowers July-October. Hardy. Sun.

60cm £5.00

AGAPANTHUS campanulatus 'Cobalt Blue'
KNIPHOFIA 'Chichi'

KNIPHOFIA 'Chichi'

Large red-orange pokers, cream at the base, July-August.

90cm £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 'Lemon Fizz'

SANTOLINA rosmarinifolia 'Lemon Fizz'

This stunning Cotton Lavender has dainty lemon-yellow button flowers through summer on a mound of bright yellow evergreen fine foliage. Well drained soil in sun.

AGM 30cm £5.00

AGASTACHE 'Black Adder'

Long spires of smoky violet flowers July-October. Aromatic leaves. Perfect bee plant! Prefers sun.

90cm £5.00

AGASTACHE 'Black Adder'

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