A wide variety of coastal plants for all keen gardeners
O. nummularifolia is a dense, rounded, evergreen shrub with stout, upright stems bearing small, oval to rounded, leathery, yellow-green leaves, and clusters of fragrant, daisy-like, white flower heads in summer. A hardy variety good in coastal gardens. 2ltr pot
Forms dense a clump of narrow upright leaves and flower spikes that rise above the foliage, up to 90 cm total height. The white flowers are borne in late spring to mid summer. A good coastal plant for full sun. 2ltr pot
The blue libertia doesn’t seem to grow quite so large as the white L. grandiflora. Stiff upright leaves, the flower spikes above foliage. Sunny position above 60 cm high. 2ltr pot
Tree Lupin. A bushy evergreen shrub with grey-green foliage and fragrant spikes of blue flowers. Suitable for coastal gardens 3ltr pot
This NZ native reed is a great choice for wet or dry problem areas. Also known as jointed rush as the delicate grey-green leaves have brown markings or joints at various points along the leaf length. It grows in full sun and prefers damp, swampy areas and can grow in water also. It will also tolerate dry areas once established and is also suitable to...
Elegia elephantina is a robust evergreen Restio from South Africa that forms tight clumps consisting of hundreds of culms. It produces brown grass-like flower heads in summer/autumn. It can reach a height of approx 2m. Plant in a sunny position in a soil that does not waterlog. Hardy to -7c. 3ltr pot
A vigorous catmint with small, tubular, lavender-blue flowers held in clusters of upright stems from June to July and attractive, aromatic, light grey-green foliage. The flowers are highly attractive to bees, and of course, the foliage to cats, who will go mad for it.
An excellent salt tolerant evergreen shrub that will grow in exposed coastal conditions. Makes a great hedge or stand alone shrub. 3ltr pot
Coast Rosemary. A small to medium sized shrub that performs excellently in coastal gardens, bearing whorls of narrow, rosemary-like leaves which ,like the shoots are silvery .flowers are white borne in axillary clusters from late spring .plant in well drained soil. 3ltr pot
Neat and compact evergreen shrub with spear-shaped leaves. Deep pink-purple flowers from May to August. Ht.0.75mt.(2.5ft.). Fully to half hardy. Grows in sun on well-drained soil. Good for coastal areas. Drought resistant 3ltr pot.
Mallow. A long flowering shrub with grey-green leaves and pretty dark pink flowers throughout summer. Flowers from June to September. Semi-Evgn. Hardy.
Daisy Bush. An upright bush with grey-green leaves, white-woolly beneath and clusters of daisy-like, pink flowers with a yellow centre in spring and early summer. 2-3 ltr pot