Allium - Top 10 Plants for Seaside Gardens - Coastal Living Allium's includes purple and sky-blue varieties, as well as chives. Because their scent is oniony rather than floral, they repel animals. Good drainage is important.
Play on colour and texture using Lemon Scented Gums (Corymbia citriodora) with their ghostly grey trunks set amongst the clipped shapes of the Coastal Rosemary (Westringia). French Lavender, Echiums, Helichysums and Teucriums.