Seaside and Coastal

Plants that tolerate sun, dry, windy and salty conditions near or on the coast.

12 Products

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    A lovely form of Achnatherum calamagrostis, which is native to much of Europe and tolerant of drought, sunshine and poor soils, this striking selection forms graceful mounds of relatively narrow foliage that is topped with many large buff feathery flower plumes from summer onwards. Sunny well drained spot. Height 80cm – 1m.

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    Delightful hardy cultivar that produces wonderful dark blue umbels of flower mid to late season. Sunny well drained spot. Height 70cm -90cm

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    Native marram or beach grass found mostly close to the coast where its rapidly spreading nature makes it excellent for stabilising sand dunes. Has wiry grey green foliage and sporadic strongly upright buff flowerheads. Tough plant for a tough position. Sunny open spot. Soil not too wet. Height; 80cm – 1m.

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    A native beach grass of coastal sand dunes with tough spreading strap like blue grey foliage occasionally topped with tall wheat like flowers. Sunny well drained spot to pure sand. Height 90cm – 1.2m.

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    Recent relatively hardy selection of sea lavender forming rosettes of wide glaucous green leaves topped by airy branched spikes of lavender mauve flowers during summer. Sunny open spot. Soil not too wet. Height 30cm – 45cm

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    This quick growing seductive grass forms clumps of soft green hair like foliage with a succession of lighter green flowers during summer. Sways with the slightest breeze. Sunny well drained position. Soil not wet. Height; 40cm – 60cm.

    Also known as Stipa tenuissima.

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    Sea Mist is a recent Knoll Gardens selection from Panicum amarum, and forms clumps of fairly upright blue grey to sea green leaves that is topped with light coloured spikes of arching flowers in later summer. Foliage can offer subtle tones of autumnal yellow and orange. Best in sunny open positions with a soil that is not too winter wet. Height; 1.2m – 1.5m.

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    Superb compact form of fountain grass making rounded mounds of dark green foliage and topped with many white bottlebrush like flowers from high summer. One of the most reliable for the UK climate. Needs sunny well drained spot. Soil not too wet. Height; 60cm – 90cm.

    Also known as Cenchrus Hameln.

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    Very compact form of fountain grass forming mounds of green foliage and many fuzzy catkin like flowers during summer. Sunny spot. Height 30cm – 45cm. Deciduous

    Also known as Cenchrus Piglet.

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    A very beautiful grass forming distinctive mounds of steely blue narrow foliage from which comes a succession of most delicate looking silvery blue flowerheads during summer. Foliage tends to turn green with low sunlight. Sunny open spot. Soil not wet. Height; 1m – 1.2m or up to 1.5m if uncut.

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    A very beautiful grass forming distinctive mounds of steely blue narrow foliage from which comes a succession of most delicate looking silvery blue flowerheads during summer. Foliage tends to turn green with low sunlight. Sunny open spot. Soil not wet. Height; 1m – 1.2m or up to 1.5m if uncut.

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    NEW for 2022. A Knoll Gardens selection offering gradually spreading mounds of relatively stiff soft blue grey leaves and attractive creamy white flowers that are produced during summer. Excellent when used in drifts or as a matrix grass. Equally happy in pots and containers.
    Best in sunny open positions where its foliage colour will intensify during dry periods. Happy in most soils except wet. Height 40cm – 60cm.