Seaside Gardening

More plants that can take some salt: (in depth list to follow)

Black Pines (Pinus nigra)

Mugo Pines (Pinus mugo)

Inkberry (Ilex glabra)

Beach Roses (Rosa rugosa)

Creeping Juniper (Juniperu horizontalis)

Eastern Red Cedar (Juniperus virginiana)

Butterfly bush (Buddleia)


Rose of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus)


False Indigo (Baptisia australis)

Montauk Daisy (Nipponanthemum nipponicum)

Sedum (Stonecrop sedum)

Fountain Grass (Pennisetum)

Sage (Salvia)

Catmint (Nepeta)


About christinedarnelldesignstudio

Christine Darnell Design Studio is a landscape and garden design studio in Chester, CT. Imaginative plant combinations characterize the work with an artist’s eye towards texture and color. A strong commitment to environmentally considerate design runs through the practice, the support of local nurseries, and guidance towards the most environmentally sustainable materials and products. Adjunct Professor, Horticulture Dept. of Naugatuck Valley Community College, Waterbury, CT , Wetlands Commissioner for the Town of Chester, Vice President, APLD, Connecticut Chapter.
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