A wide variety of coastal plants for all keen gardeners
This is an attractive coastal Pittosporum, popular for its fast growth. A great coastal Pittosporum that can withstand salt laden winds. Excellent for creating shelterbelts. 3ltr
T. tetrandra is a lax, medium-sized deciduous shrub with arching, almost black branches, minute green scale-like leaves and large plumes of light pink flowers in late spring. Excellent coastal plant. 3ltr pot
Upright growing shrub with attractive, long, pointed evergreen leaves. A good wind tolerant shrub, best grown in free draining soil in full sun
Adenanthos sericeus, commonly known as Woolly Bush, is a shrub native to the south coast of Western Australia. It has bright red but small and obscure flowers, and very soft, deeply divided, hairy leaves. 16cm pot 40cm high.
A clump forming bromeliad with spiny toothed deep green leaves, in late summer the leaves turn bright red and the inner rossette forms pale blue flowers surrounded by white bracts. Height 45cm. Spread 60cm. 2lt pot
Gold Pampas Grass. Densely tufted, clump-forming perennial grass with arching, rich gold margined, green leaves, and tall stems of silky, silvery white plumes. Height 1.mt. Spread 1.m. Flower colour Silver, White. Flowers from August to September.
Elaeagnus x ebbingei 'Compacta' is a denser, more compact variety of the well-known vigorous, hardy screening evergreen with the same dark green or sea-green foliage, silvery below. Tiny, deliciously scented creamy-white flowers open in autumn. An excellent shelter plant for coastal areas. Also makes a good hedge.
Evergreen New Zealand shrub with dark shoots bearing glossy rounded green leaves finely edged white. In late spring and early summer produces small, very fragrant deep purple flowers. Makes an excellent coastal hedge or will provide structure and height to the garden if grown as a single specimen. Young plants will need winter protection in cold areas.
A hardy, fast-growing evergreen shrub, creeping rosemary has a prostrate habit and attractive flowers and fragrance. Dark green leaves, to 2 inches long, are rich in aromatic oils and commonly used as a culinary herb. Ideal for a rock garden or the top of a dry wall. Makes an excellent groundcover.
Dwarf Pampas Grass. Densely tufted, clump-forming perennial grass with arching mid-green leaves, and tall stems of silky, silvery yellow plumes. Height 1.5m. Spread 1.2m
An excellent plant for providing shelter in exposed gardens in coastal areas that are not too cold. The overall look of the plant is greeny-yellow and the evergreen leaves are small and narrow, but densely clustered to give wind slowing properties. The small insignificant flowers in summer and autumn are strongly scented. Will need a wall for protection...
A lovely Olearia. It has smooth neat green leaves and in late summer becomes smothered in clusters of daisy like flowers. These are small and starry and have a delicate sweet fragrance. Best grown in full sun in well drained soil. Good coastal plant