Sedum, Salvias, Origanum, Erigeron, and Stipa gigantea

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Sarah Price Landscapes - Garsington, Oxfordshire: Allium spaerocephalon, Stipa tenuissima, Salvia, Sedum, (Phlox?)

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An Australian gravel garden inspired by one in UK

"A year and a half ago, this garden was mostly weeds. The gravel base was inspired by filmmaker Derek Jarman’s garden in Dungeness in the UK. The flowers were bought over the Internet and have taken amazingly.

Beth Chatto's Gravel Garden. This is a very English garden, despite the generally desert-like conditions. Yes, there are grasses and euphorbia but also: the dark sedum 'Ruby Glow', Nepeta, common chive, and Lamb's Ears. - (Euphorbia 'Blue Haze' is £6.99 from Larch Cottage Nurseries).  Ordinary plants put together by an artist.

Euphorbia ‘Blue Haze’, dark sedum ‘Ruby Glow’, nepeta, common chive, and Lamb’s Ears. Ordinary plants put together by an artist.

Eryngium × zabelii 'Jos Eijking' (PBR) - This delightful sea holly has long lasting, flowers that arrive in mid- to late summer, turning bright metallic-blue as they age and usually lasting well into the autumn. They have a strong architectural shape, so are best in uncrowded borders where they can really stand out on their own. Honey bees love their flowers so they are a perfect for adding to a sunny, wildlife-friendly garden.

Sea holly Eryngium × zabelii 'Jos Eijking (PBR)' Position: full sun Soil: moist, well-drained soil Rate of growth: average Flowering period: August to October Flower colour: steely blue Other features: superb foliage Hardiness: fully hardy

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