Sun-baked and Dry

Plants that do well in very sunny and dry to drought prone conditions.

70 Products

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    Flat heads of good pink flowers that gradually fade with age arising from mounds of bright green fern like foliage during summer. Sunny open position. Soil not too wet. Height; 40cm – 60cm.

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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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    Great mix of purplish/blue flowers and pink calyces produced on mounds of aniseed scented foliage make this a distinctive selection. Sunny well drained spot. Height 60cm – 80cm

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    A mound forming allium having purplish rose rounded heads of flowers arising from green strap like foliage during summer. Popular with pollinators. Sunny open spot. Soil not too wet. Height 30cm – 50cm.

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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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    Loose, gently arching clumps of foliage that can tint orange, yellow and red. Masses of hazy pink flowerheads in sun. Excellent for dry conditions in sun or shade. Average lifespan of between 3 – 5 years but can re seed. Height 60cm – 90cm.

    Also known as Stipa arundinacea.

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    Lovely Aster chosen for its tall upright dark stems that are covered with many purplish mauve yellow centred flowers high summer onwards. Sunny open spot. Height 90cm – 1.2m

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    This delicate looking grass forms clumps of narrow light green foliage which can turn quite deep red autumnal colours. Masses of elegant silvery pinkish red flowers create a light and airy effect. Needs very sunny & well drained spot. Height 90cm – 1.2m. Deciduous.

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    Good selection of Carex flacca with attractive blue ish grey foliage that makes gradually spreading tight mounds of narrow pointed foliage. Occasional dainty black flowers. Good in dry sunny or lightly shaded spots. Height; 20cm – 30cm. 

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    A native sedge, making gradually spreading clumps of attractive narrow glaucous blue pointed foliage. Occasional dainty black flowers. Good in dry sunny or lightly shaded spots. Height; 20cm – 30cm.

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    Slowly spreading clumps of vibrant silvery blue elongated foliage is amongst the most blue of the blue grasses. Sunny open position for best foliage colour. Soil not too wet. Height 40cm – 60cm.