Beach style design guide

Bring the beach home with these coastal-inspired design, decorating, and landscaping ideas

9 great plants for seaside gardens

These plants stand up to coastal conditions beautifully

Cardoon
Ernst Kucklich

Cardoon

An artichoke relative (obvious when you look at the two plants side by side), this has edible stems and thistle-like flowers. But most people grow it for its architectural good looks. It gets very tall (to 12 feet) in the Northwest. Do not plant in mild-winter climates, where it has become an invasive weed.

Advertisement

Insider Guides

Places We Love!
Enchantment Resort
For a most soothing Sedona experience, tuck yourself...