Herbaceous & Perennial

 

    Paeonia Felix Crousse is a clump-forming, rounded to upright, herbaceous perennial with erect stems bearing divided, deep green leaves and, in late spring and early summer, large, fragrant, double, reddish-pink flowers with darker centres and ruffled, silver-margined petals. Remove faded flowers. In autum, cut plant back once leaves have died. Plant in moist, humus-rich, well-drained [ Read More...]


    Sedum Spathulifolium Cape Blanco
    Sedum Spathulifolium Cape Blanco is an evergreen perennial forming a wide mat to 10cm in height, with thick, purple-tinged grey-green leaves, the inner ones white-bloomed. Starry yellow flowers 15mm width are carried in small terminal clusters. Grow in moderately fertile well-drained soil in full sun. Protect from excessive winter wet. Can be used in carpet [ Read More...]


    Sedum Autumn Joy
    Sedum Autumn Joy is one of the finest of all upright Sedums. The umbrella-like flower heads are pink and change to a rosy red in autumn and contrasting with its green foliage. Sedum are nectar rich plants, which encourage benefical wildlife, such as ladybirds, lacewings and hoverflies into the garden. Either cut back after flowering [ Read More...]


    Ligularia Britt Marie Crawford
    Ligularia Britt Marie Crawford is a mid-sized, clump-forming, herbaceous perennial. It has large, glossy, rounded, rich-maroon leaves and from mid-summer to early autumn it has yellow flowers. Plant in deep, fertile, moisture-retentive soil in full sun to partial shade, in a sheltered position. Do not allow to dry out. Generally disease-free. Suitable for Bog garden, [ Read More...]


    Lilium Orange Pixie
    Lilies Orange Pixie is a small, bulbous perennial with bright-green, linear leaves and orange, funnel-shaped flowers in summer. Plant in humus-rich, well drained soil in a sunny position. Suitable for Beds and borders, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Low Maintenance. Lily Orange Pixie will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 0.3m after 2-5 [ Read More...]


    Liatris Kobold
    Liatris Kobold is a compact clump-forming perennial with narrow, grass-like foliage and erect spikes of deep purple flowers, which open from the top downwards, in late summer and early autumn. Grow in light, well-drained soil in full sun. Plants may rot over-winter if grown in heavy soil. Deadhead as flowering is completed. Suitable for City/Courtyard [ Read More...]


    Dicentra Spectabilis
    Dicentra Spectabilis (Dutchmans Breeches) is an herbaceous perennial forming a mound of divided, mid-green foliage. Heart-shaped, rose-red and white flowers hang from arching stems. Grow in moist, fertile, humus-rich soil, preferably neutral or slightly alkaline; site in partial shade although will tolerate sun if the soil is moist. No pruning required. Generally pest and disease [ Read More...]


    Astilbe Vesuvius
    Astilbe Vesuvius is a mid season flowering variety, is a compact, semi-dwarf perennial with deeply-divided, deep green leaves that are dark red in spring and erect panicles of carmine-red flowers in summer. lant in moist, fertile, humus-rich soil in full sun or partial shade. Divide every three to four years to maintain vigour. Cut back [ Read More...]


    Sidalcea Brilliant
    Sidalcea Brilliant is a mid-sized, upright, herbaceous perennial with rounded leaves at its base. In summer, it bears upright, leafy stems which are clothed with rose red flowers. Plant in well-drained, moderately fertile, humus-rich soil in full sun. Avoid heavy soils or those prone to waterlogging. Protect with a dry winter mulch during cold winters. [ Read More...]


    Hemerocallis Bonanza
    Hemerocallis Bonanza (Daylily Bonanza) is an herbaceous perennial with long, strap-like green leaves and large, golden-orange flowers distinctively marked with a red throat in summer. Plant in fertile, moist, free-draining soil in semi-shade or full sun. A liquid fertiliser and regular watering during dry periods in spring and summer will ensure flowering. Remove faded flowers [ Read More...]


    Hemerocallis Pandoras Box
    Hemerocallis Pandoras Box (Daylily Pandoras Box) is a clump-forming, evergreen to semi-evergreen perennial with narrow, strap-like, dark green leaves and, in early to midsummer, tall, sturdy scapes bearing large, fragrant, triangular, lightly ruffed, cream flowers with a dark purple band surrounding a light green throat. Plant in fertile, moist but well-drained soil in full sun. [ Read More...]


    Dahlia Latin
    Dahlia Latin are stunning, large yellow, long lasting flowers that are displayed in late summer and early autumn. Stunning as a cut flower. Ideal for large planters and in landscapes. Position in humus-rich, well drained soil in full sun. Remove faded flowers regularly and cut back after first frost. Lift tubers and keep them dry [ Read More...]


    Helenium Moerheim Beauty
    Helenium Moerheim Beauty is an upright perennial with dark-centred, coppery-red flower-heads 6-8cm across in summer. Grow in any fertile, moist but well-drained soil in full sun. Provide support for best results. Deadhead to prolong flowering. Generally pest free. Suitable for Cottage/Informal Garden, Flower borders and beds, Wildlife Gardens, Prairie Planting or Cut Flowers. Ultimate height: [ Read More...]


    Digitalis Foxy
    Digitalis Foxy are rosette-forming, hairy, biennials or short-lived perennials with ovate to lance-shaped, toothed, dark green leaves and, in summer, tall, upright spikes of heavily maroon-spotted, carmine-red, creamy yellow, pink, or white flowers. Plant in almost any soil or situation except very wet or very dry. Grows best in humus-rich soil in partial shade. Deadhead [ Read More...]


    Osteospermum Superba
    Osteospermum Superba is a vigorous spreading perennial with glossy, aromatic, spoon-shaped mid green leaves. Has a rampant habit, taller than usual with larger white daisy-like flowers with blue centre. Height: 40cm Spread: Up to 200cm


    Phlox Paniculata Mixed
    Phlox Paniculata Mixed are with large showy flower heads with a distinctive, sweet, fragrance that attracts bees and butterflies from July to October. In the warm evenings of summer the garden will become magical at dusk as the flowers become luminescent and fill the air with perfume. It is no wonder that the name Phlox [ Read More...]


    Aster Little Pink Beauty
    Aster Little Pink Beauty is a compact, mound-forming perennial with narrow mid-green leaves and bright mauve-pink flowers in autumn. Plant in moderately fertile, moist soil in full sun or partial shade. Will tolerate poor soils. Cut back in late autumn. Divide every third year to maintain vigour. Suitable for Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders. [ Read More...]


    Digitalis Mertonensis Summer King
    Digitalis Mertonensis Summer King is often described as being “stately” when in bloom, Foxgloves produce enormous spires of large, dangling bells. This selection is a compact variety which forms a low rosette of glossy green leaves in the first year, bursting into flower during the second summer. The flowers are very large, strawberry-rose in colour [ Read More...]


    Verbascum Jackie
    Verbascum Jackie is an erect perennial with a large rosette of grey-green, velvet leaves. Silky, dark-eyed, apricot flowers are born on erect spikes throughout summer. This is a dwarf variety. Plant in alkaline, poor, well-drained soil in full sun. In more fertile soils, it grows large and needs support. Remove faded flower spikes. Suitable for [ Read More...]


    Primula Denticulata Lilac
    Primula Denticulata Lilac is an herbaceous perennial that has oblong, spoon-shaped green leaves, and stout stems that bare a sphere of closely packed, tiny lilac-purple flowers in spring until early summer. Plant in deep, moist but well-drained neutral to acid, humus-rich soil in full sun or part shade. After flowering cut back stalks. Suitable for [ Read More...]


    Achillea Millefolium Red Velvet
    Achillea Millefolium Red Velvet is a vigorous mat-forming perennial to 60cm tall, with finely divided leaves and leafy stems bearing flat heads 10cm across, composed of many small rose-red flowers opening throughout the summer. Position in an open sunny position in a moist but well-drained soil is best, but it will tolerate most situations apart [ Read More...]


    Delphinium Guardian Blue
    Delphinium Guardian Blue are the stars of the early summer border. Plants form a low mound of deeply-cut green leaves, bearing tall spikes of satiny flowers. This mid-sized selection has deep-blue petals and strong stems that are great for cutting. Removing faded spikes at the base will encourage repeat blooming in late summer. Cut back [ Read More...]


    Veronica Inspire Pink
    Veronica Inspire Pink are dwarf plants that produce masses of miniature spires of vivid pink flowers. Suitable for garden borders and patio containers in full sun to partial sun. Flowers from June to August. Water well before planting and until well established. Grows to roughly 50cm tall.


    Pulsatilla Vulgaris Red
    Pulsatilla Vulgaris Red is a herbaceous perennial with soft, finely divided, silver-green leaves and, in early summer, deep red flowers with yellow centres followed by soft, silvery seedheads. If desired, deadhead to prolong flowering or leave spent flowers for attractive seedheads. Plant in well-drained soil in full sun. Resents being disturbed and can be hard [ Read More...]


    Pratia Pedunculata County Park
    Pratia Pedunculata County Park is a vigorous, evergreen, mat-forming perennial. It has small ovate leaves and throughout summer, bears a profusion of violet-blue, star-shaped flowers. Generally pest-free. Generally disease-free. Plant in moist but well-drained soil in a shady position. Suitable for Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Garden edging, Gravel, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance, Rock, Underplanting. Ultimate [ Read More...]


    Achillea Tomentosa Goldie
    Achillea Tomentosa Goldie – This Achillea species, also known as Wooly yarrow, is a small hardy perennial from southern Europe and western Asia with distinctive gray-green leaves that are lined with so many chubby leaflets that they look almost wooly. The leaves spread close to the ground in a thick, mussy mat from which flower [ Read More...]


    Erodium Bishops Form
    Erodium Bishops Form (Storksbill Bishops Form) is a compact, mat-forming alpine perennial with dark green, lobed leaves and deep pink, cup-shaped flowers with dark veins from late spring to early autumn. Generally pest free. Generally disease-free. Plant in moderately well-drained, fertile soil in full sun. Tolerates partial shade. Suitable for Containers, Gravel, Rock. Ultimate height: [ Read More...]


    Primula Denticulata Ruby
    Primula Denticulata Ruby is an herbaceous perennial that has oblong, spoon-shaped green leaves, and stout stems that bare a sphere of closely packed, tiny ruby-red flowers in spring. After flowering cut back stalks. Plant in deep, moist but well-drained neutral to acid, humus-rich soil in full sun or part shade. Suitable for Cottage/Informal, Beds and [ Read More...]


    Dianthus Scent First Pink Candy Floss
    Dianthus Scent First Pink Candy Floss are known for their spicy fragrance, compact habit and long season of bloom. This selection forms a low cushion of grassy, grey-blue foliage topped with double flowers featuring soft-pink, frilly petals and a rose-purple eye. An excellent addition to the sunny rock garden, alpine trough and for edging. Plants [ Read More...]


    Dianthus Scent First Passion
    Dianthus Scent First Passion is a compact, mat-forming, evergreen perennial with linear, grey-green leaves and, from late spring into summer, short, thin, erect stems bearing fragrant, double, red flowers. Deadhead regularly to prolong flowering. Plant in well-drained, acid-free soil in full sun. Improve soil with well-rotted manure or garden compost. Apply a balanced fertiliser in [ Read More...]


    Dianthus Grannys Favourite
    Dianthus Grannys Favourite is an evergreen perennial with blue-green foliage and fragrant, semi-double flowers with white petals, heavily laced with reddish-purple. Grow in a well-drained, neutral to alkaline soil in full sun. Deadhead as required. Suitable for Cottage/Informal Garden, Flower borders and beds, Ground Cover or Rock Garden. Ultimate height: 0.1-0.5 metres. Ultimate spread: 0.1-0.5 [ Read More...]


    Dianthus Scent First Coral Reef
    Dianthus Scent First Coral Reef is compact, mat-forming, evergreen perennial with linear, grey-green leaves and, from late spring and throughout summer, stiff, erect stems bearing clove-scented, double, coral-pink flowers with frilled, white or pale pink petal margins. Deadhead regularly to prolong flowering. Grow in well-drained, neutral to alkaline soil in full sun. Enrich soil with [ Read More...]


    Dianthus Cranmere Pool
    Dianthus Cranmere Pool is a compact evergreen perennial with glaucous foliage and stems to 35cm, bearing 6cm in width, double flowers with white petals, zoned deep red at base; slight scent. Grow in a well-drained, neutral to alkaline soil in full sun. Prefers a soil enriched with well-rotted manure or garden compost and an application [ Read More...]


    Leucanthemum White Knight
    Leucanthemum White Knight is a upright, clump-forming perennial with narrow, lance-shaped, toothed, dark green leaves and strong stems bearing large, single, white flowers with yellow-green centres in summer. Generally disease-free. Plant in moderately fertile, moist but well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade in a sheltered position. This plant may need support. Suitable for [ Read More...]


    Veronica Pink Harmony
    Veronica Pink Harmony are good sturdy plants that produce many flower spikes, pale silver-pink flowers with protruding deep-pink stamens exist above silver-green foliage. Suitable for garden borders and patio containers in full sun. Flowers from June to September. Water well before planting and until well established. Grows to 30cm or 40cm tall.


    Leucanthemum Sante
    Leucanthemum Sante (Formerly Chrysanthemum maximum) Shasta Daisies enjoy universal appeal as a garden plant and cutflower. They are easy perennials that perform best in a sunny border. This midsized selection has double shaggy white petals surrounding a yellow button eye. Removing faded flowers will greatly increase the blooming time. Shasta Daisy is a well-behaved garden [ Read More...]


    Achillea Millefolium Cassis
    Achillea Millefolium Cassis Yarrow is an easy-to-grow perennial, an excellent choice for planting in warm, dry sunny locations. This selection produces showy clusters of cherry-red flowers over a bushy mound of ferny green leaves. Excellent for fresh cutting, the flowers may also be dried or the ripe seedheads used in arrangements. Deadheading may encourage repeat [ Read More...]


    Aubrieta Dr Mules Variegata
    Aubrieta Dr Mules Variegata forms violet-purple flowers against cream and green variegated foliage. Prefers alkaline to neutral soil in full sun. Cut back after flowering to encourage dense, compact growth. Suitable for Bees (attract & feed bees), Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, City, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Garden edging, Gravel, Ground Cover, Rock. Ultimate height: 0.1 [ Read More...]


    Monarda Cambridge Scarlet
    Monarda Cambridge Scarlet (Bergamot Cambridge Scarlet) is an herbaceous perennial forming a clump to 90cm in height, with aromatic, bronze-tinged, lanceolate leaves and terminal whorls of deep scarlet, two-lipped flowers. Grow in moderately fertile, humus-rich, moist but well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade. Protect from excessive winter wet and do not allow to [ Read More...]


    Paeonia Duchess de Nemours
    Paeonia Duchess de Nemours is an herbaceous perennial to 80cm, with dark green, divided foliage and fragrant, fully double, white flowers 15-20cm across. Best in a deep, fertile, humus-rich soil that is moist but well-drained in a sheltered position in full sun or partial shade. May need support. Remove dead flowers as they fade, then [ Read More...]


    Paeonia Sarah Bernhardt
    Paeonia Sarah Bernhardt is a herbaceous perennial to 90cm with divided foliage, erect stems bearing fragrant, rose-pink double flowers 20cm in width, with ruffled inner petals. Best in a deep, fertile, humus-rich soil that is moist but well-drained in a sheltered position in full sun or partial shade. May need support. Remove dead flowers as [ Read More...]


    Campanula Canterbury Bells
    Campanula Canterbury Bells is a slow-growing, clump-forming annual or biennial with lance-shaped to elliptic, toothed, mid-green leaves and lax racemes of single or double, bell-shaped, white, pink, or blue flowers from spring into summer. Plant in fertile, neutral to alkaline soil that is moist but well-drained in partial shade or sun. Will need staking in [ Read More...]


    Verbascum Southern Charm
    Verbascum Southern Charm is a perennial forming long spikes of flowers in a range of bright colours including apricot, pink, cream and yellow in late spring – early summer. Plant in alkaline, poor, well-drained soil in full sun. In more fertile soils, it grows large and needs support. Remove faded flower spikes. Suitable for Cottage/Informal, [ Read More...]


    Delphinium Plagu Blue
    Delphinium Plagu Blue has tall, majestic spires of beautiful mid blue blooms are displayed above attractive foliage in summer. Plant in bold clumps for a dramatic statement. Position in moist, fertile soil in a sunny position. Best sheltered from high winds. Keep moist until established. Provide support for flowering stems. Cut back to ground level [ Read More...]


    Liatris Spicata
    Liatris Spicata is a perennial to 70cm in height, with narrow foliage and purplish-pink flower spikes in late summer and early autumn. Grow in light, moderately fertile soil that is reliably moist but not wet overwinter; full sun is essential. Deadhead regularly then cut stems down to the ground in winter. Generally pest and disease [ Read More...]


    Liatris Alba
    Liatris Alba (Other names: Button snakewort ‘Alba’, Gayfeather ‘Alba’, Kansas gay feather ‘Alba’, White button snakewort, White blazing star, Liatris callilepis ‘Alba’) is a clump-forming perennial with linear to lance-shaped, mid-green leaves and erect, dense spikes of white flowerheads from summer into early autumn. Plant in light, moderately fertile soil that is reliably moist. Dislikes [ Read More...]


    Lilies Lemon Pixie
    Lilies Lemon Pixie has sunny pale yellow, upward facing flowers displayed on strong upright stems that make an attractive summer feature. Excellent for the front of mixed borders and patio containers. Position in well drained, humus rich soil in full sun. Keep moist until well established and remove faded flowers. Height and Spread: 50cm X [ Read More...]


    Geranium Russell Prichard
    Geranium Russell Prichard is a trailing herbaceous perennial to 30cm tall, making a wide mat of neat, rounded, lobed grey-green leaves and rich magenta-pink flowers 3cm wide in summer. Grow in any moderately fertile, well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade. Most soils (unless waterlogged) in either sun or shade are tolerated. Suitable for [ Read More...]


    Lythrum Little Robert
    Lythrum Little Robert is a clump-forming perennial with erect branched stems bearing spikes of purple-pink starry flowers summer to autumn. Deadhead after flowering to prevent self-seeding. Plant in any moist, wet soil in full sun. Suitable for Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, Bees (attract & feed bees), Bog garden, City, Coastal, Containers, Flower Arranging, [ Read More...]


    Geranium Sanguineum Elke
    Geranium Sanguineum Elke is a spreading, mat forming, herbaceous perennial with green leaves and masses of small purplish-pink flowers in summer and autumn. Best planted in most moderately fertile soil (apart from waterlogged) in either full sun or partial shade. Shade is tolerated. Remove stems once flowered and old leaves to encourage the production of [ Read More...]


    Acanthus Spinosus
    Acanthus Spinosus is a handsome herbaceous perennial to 1.2m, with large, deeply lobed and spine-tipped, dark glossy green leaves. Erect spikes of white flowers with spiny purplish bracts in late spring and summer. The ideal soil is a deep, fertile, well-drained loam but it will grow in most soils and has good drought tolerance. Plant [ Read More...]


    Rudbeckia Deamii
    Rudbeckia Deamii is a clump-forming, erect herbaceous perennial to 60cm, with oval, dark green, roughly hairy leaves and black-eyed bright yellow daisies to 7cm in width from late summer to mid autumn. Easy to grow if given full sun or partial shade and a moderately fertile soil that is moist but well-drained; a good choice [ Read More...]


    Eupatorium Chocolate
    Eupatorium Chocolate is an herbaceous perennial with purple stems, chocolate-brown tinged leaves and clusters of small, fluffy white flowerheads in summer and early autumn. Plant in moist, alkaline soil in partial shade. Frost may damage new growth. Cut back faded flower stems to base. Suitable for Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Prairie planting, Wildlife. Ultimate height: [ Read More...]


    Astilbe Vision in Red
    Astilbe Vision in Red is a robust perennial with large, fern-like, deep green leaves that open bronze-red in spring and magenta-purple flowers borne on reddish stems in summer. Cut back after flowering. Prefers shady, moist acidic sites but needs good drainage in winter. Can grow in full sun if watered well in dry periods. More [ Read More...]


    Rudbeckia Goldquelle
    Rudbeckia Goldquelle is a clump-forming herbaceous perennial to 90cm, with slightly lobed, dark green leaves and bright lemon-yellow, fully double flowers 8cm in width. Easy to grow if given full sun or partial shade and a moderately fertile soil that is moist but well-drained; a good choice for improved clay soils. Deadhead faded flowers. Generally [ Read More...]


    Iris Butter and Sugar
    Iris Butter and Sugar is a clump-forming perennial with narrow, leaves and stems to 80cm, bearing 2 white flowers, the standards with a yellow sheen, the falls flushed lemon yellow towards the centre. Grow in any good garden soil that is preferably moist but not waterlogged. In drier soils, dig in well-rotted organic matter before [ Read More...]


    Achillea Moonshine
    Achillea Moonshine is an herbaceous perennial to 60cm in height, with feathery grey-green foliage and erect, leafy stems bearing flat heads of small, light yellow flowers. Position in an open sunny position in a moist but well-drained soil is best, but it will tolerate most situations apart from heavy, wet clay in winter. Cut back [ Read More...]


    Helenium Festival
    Helenium Festival are daisy flowers that in summer make a fine addition to the herbaceous border. Water well before planting and keep moist until established. Position in moist but well drained fertile soils in the full sun. Height and spread: 60cm X 60cm (24in X 24in).


    Aster Jenny
    Aster Jenny is a rhizomatous perennial forming a compact clump of erect stems bearing narrow leaves and panicles of reddish-purple, semi-double flowerheads. Grow in well-cultivated, fertile, moist soil in sun or partial shade. Suitable for Cottage/Informal Garden, Flower borders and beds or Cut Flowers. Cut back in late autumn. Ultimate height: 0.1-0.5 metres. Ultimate spread: [ Read More...]


    Campanula Sarastro
    Campanula Sarastro is a semi-evergreen perennial with rosettes of ovate, toothed, bright green leaves and erect stems bearing long, nodding, tubular to bell-shaped, deep purple flowers throughout summer. Plant in moist or free-draining soil in sun or part shade. May need support. Suited for Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging. Deadhead to encourage more flowers. [ Read More...]


    Astilbe Deutschland
    Astilbe Deutschland is a compact plant to 60cm tall, with glossy green foliage and open, slightly arching sprays of white flowers in late spring or early summer. Grow in moist, fertile, humus-rich soil in full sun or grow in partial shade where soil is likely to dry out in the summer. Plants must be divided [ Read More...]


    Geranium Striatum
    Geranium Striatum is a prostrate herbaceous perennial to 15cm in height, making a compact mat of narrow-lobed dark green leaves. Pale lilac-pink flowers are 4cm in width, with deeper pink veining. Effective ground cover plant, good in wildlife garden. Remove flowered stems and old leaves to encourage the production of new flowers and leaves. Suited for [ Read More...]


    Astilbe Vision in Pink
    Astilbe Vision in Pink is a robust perennial with large, fern-like blue-green leaves and pink flower spikes in mid to late summer. Prefers shady, moist acidic sites but needs good drainage in winter. Can grow in full sun if watered well in dry periods. More drought resistant than other astilbes. Divide every three to four [ Read More...]


    Helenium Rubinzwerg
    Helenium Rubinzwerg is a compact, upright perennial with dark red flowers in summer and autumn. Grow in any fertile, moist but well-drained soil in full sun. Provide support for best results. Cottage/Informal Garden, Flower borders and beds, Wildlife Gardens, Prairie Planting or Cut Flowers. Deadhead to prolong flowering. Generally pest free. Ultimate height: 0.5-1 metres. [ Read More...]


    Phlox Natasha
    Phlox Natasha – This meadow phlox cultivar is an upright, clump-forming perennial which features large, conical-shaped, terminal clusters of 5-lobed, bicolored pink/white flowers with long corolla tubes atop stiff, spotted stems. A compact plant that typically grows to 2′ tall (lower than the species) and seldom needs staking. Thick, lance-shaped to linear, glossy, dark green [ Read More...]


    Anemone Honorine Jobert
    Anemone Honorine Jobert is an herbaceous perennial with dark, divided leaves and pure white flowers with 6-9 tepals and contrasting yellow stamens. Will grow in any garden soil but avoid excessive winter wet, dislikes being moved around. Can spread rapidly once established. Suitable for Cottage/Informal Garden, Flower borders and beds. Cut back in late autumn. [ Read More...]


    Geranium Thumbling Heart
    Geranium Thumbling Heart is a stunning hardy, dwarf spreading Geranium which produces unique lilac blooms with veins and centres of dark, vivid purple. Height 15cm and spread 30cm. Flowers all summer.


    Echinacea Purpurea
    Echinacea Purpurea is an upright perennial with coarsely hairy, ovate or lance-shaped leaves and solitary flower-heads to 12cm across with slightly reflexed, light purple rays and brown central disk. Grow in deep, well-drained, humus-rich soil ideally in full sun although they can tolerate some shade. Cottage/Informal Garden, Flower borders and beds, Cut Flowers, Wildflower meadow, [ Read More...]


    Phlox Windsor
    Phlox Windsor is an upright herbaceous perennial to 90cm in height, with narrow dark green foliage and fragrant, dark-eyed, deep rose-pink flowers in terminal panicles. Grow in fertile, moist soil in full sun or partial shade. Suited for Cottage/Informal Garden, Flower borders and beds or Cut Flowers. Deadhead to prolong flowering then cut down to [ Read More...]


    Anemone Queen Charlotte
    Anemone Queen Charlotte is a perennial with attractive, divided leaves and large rich rose-pink, semi-double flowers with 10-15 overlapping petals. Will grow in any garden soil but avoid excessive winter wet, dislikes being moved around. Can spread rapidly once established. Suited for Cottage/Informal Garden, Flower borders and beds or Coastal. Cut back in late autumn. [ Read More...]


    Phlox Laura
    Phlox Laura is a compact, upright, herbaceous perennial with lance-shaped leaves and panicles of fragrant, pink flowers in summer and autumn. Dead-heading will prolong flowering. Cut plant down in late autumn. Plant in fertile, moist soil in full sun or partial shade. Suitable for Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Underplanting. Ultimate height: 0.8 metres. Ultimate [ Read More...]


    Iris Blue Bird Wine
    Iris Blue Bird Wine is a hardy, large bulbous perennial with strong, green, upright foliage and bold, silky purple-pink and pale blue flowers in late spring to early summer. Cut back after flowering to keep tidy. Plant in moist, but well-drained, neutral to slightly alkaline loam in full sun or partial shade. Mulch in spring. [ Read More...]


    Kniphofia Red Rocket
    Dramatic tall poker shaped bright red flowers from green grassy foliage. Plant in fertile, loamy soil or sandy soil enriched with humus. Dislikes chalky soils. Best in full sun but will tolerate parital shade, although flowering will be reduced. Protect young plants with a mulch in winter. Suited for Architectural, City, Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Beds and [ Read More...]


    Eupatorium Atropurpureum
    Eupatorium Atropurpureum is a robust herbaceous perennial to 2m in height, with whorled, oval leaves and erect purplish stems bearing flat, terminal clusters of small, tubular, deep rose-purple flowers in mid and late summer. Grow in any moist soil in full sun or partial shade. Suited for Cottage/Informal Garden, Flower borders and beds or Prairie [ Read More...]


    Iris Ceasars Brother
    Iris Ceasars Brother is a clump-forming, herbaceous perennial with linear, strap-like, bright green leaves and erect stems bearing deep purple flowers in early summer. Plant in late summer or early autumn in sunny or partial shaded site. This cultivar is suitable for most soil types and will tolerate dry or boggy conditions. Suited for Beds [ Read More...]


    Achillea Walter Funcke
    Achillea Walter Funcke is a compact plant with divided, grey-green foliage, and short stems bearing flat sprays of deep orange flowers which fade to cream. An open sunny position in a moist but well-drained soil is best, but it will tolerate most situations apart from heavy, wet clay in winter. Cottage/Informal Garden, Flower borders and [ Read More...]


    Agapanthus Africanus
    Agapanthus Africanus are evergreen perennials with strap-shaped leaves and erect stems to 0.8m, bearing umbels of deep blue, trumpet-shaped flowers in summer. Grow in a container of moist but well-drained compost and position in full sun. Water during the growing season and liquid feed monthly from spring to flowering. Over the winter, bring container under [ Read More...]


    Hemerocallis Double Cutie
    Hemerocallis Double Cutie Daylily features bold buttery yellow trumpet-shaped flowers at the ends of the stems from early to mid summer. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It’s grassy leaves remain green in color throughout the season. The fruit is not ornamentally significant. Double Cutie Daylily is an herbaceous perennial with a shapely form and [ Read More...]


    Geranium Rozanne
    Geranium Rozanne is a vigorous spreading perennial to 60cm tall, with neat, dense, lobed foliage and bowl-shaped violet-blue flowers 5cm wide, with a white centre, opening from early summer to early autumn. Grow in any, moderately fertile soil apart from waterlogged soils. Full sun or partial shade is best but shade is tolerated. Suited for [ Read More...]


    Digitalis Camelot F1 Mixed
    Digitalis Camelot F1 Mixed are biennials that form a basal clump of large, dark green leaves and tall, upright spikes of rose, white, lavendar or cream flowers in summer. This group will bloom in the first and second year. Cut back main flower spike as it fades to encourage a second flowering. Plant in almost [ Read More...]


    Dahlia Bishop of Llandaff
    Dahlia Bishop of Llandaff is a herbaceous perennial to 1m in height, with deep blackish-red foliage and semi-double brilliant red flowers 6cm in width. Grow in fertile, humus-rich, well-drained soil, enriched with organic matter and general purpose fertiliser, in full sun. Pinch out growing tips to encourage bushy plants and stake. Water freely in dry [ Read More...]


    Dahlia Fascination
    Dahlia Fascination grows to 75cm in height, with bronze foliage and semi-double flowerheads to 16cm in width, with strong purplish-pink florets and a dark red-brown disk. Grow in fertile, humus-rich, well-drained soil, enriched with organic matter and general purpose fertiliser, in full sun. Pinch out growing tips to encourage bushy plants and stake. Water freely [ Read More...]


    Crocosmia Mistral
    Crocosmia Mistral (Montbretia Mistral) is a robust perennial with pleated mid-green leaves and arching stems of orange-red flowers with yellow throats in summer. Plant in moderately fertile, sandy soil that is moist but well-drained. Thrives in sun or light shade. Suitable for Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders, Architectural, Banks and Slopes, City, Drying, Gravel, [ Read More...]


    Crocosmia John Boots
    Crocosmia John Boots is a clump-forming, cormous perennial with upright, lance-shaped, mid-green leaves and, from midsummer into autumn, arching, wiry stems bear racemes of yellow, funnel-shaped flowers. Generally pest-free. Plant in moderately fertile, humus-rich soil in full sun or partial shade. Lift and divide congested clumps in spring. Mulch in cold areas to protect from [ Read More...]


    Coreopsis Vertilillata Moonbeam
    Coreopsis Vertilillata Moonbeam is a compact perennial with finly divided leaves and light lemon-yellow, single daisy-like flower-heads in summer. Grow in a fertile, well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade. Suitable for City/Courtyard Gardens, Coastal, Cottage/Informal Garden, Flower borders and beds or Patio/Container Plants. Deadhead to prolong flowering then cut right back in late [ Read More...]


    Convallaria Majalis
    Convallaria Majalis is a perennial to 25cm in height, forming extensive colonies. Erect racemes of nodding, bell-shaped, fragrant white flowers arise with the paired, elliptic leaves. Grow in a fertile, humus-rich moist soil in full or partial shade. Top dress with leaf mould in autumn. Suited for Cottage/Informal Garden, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance or Underplanting [ Read More...]


    Geranium Tiny Monster
    Geranium Tiny Monster is a low, vigorous herbaceous perennial forming a spreading mound of deeply lobed, dark green leaves, purple- or bronze-flushed in autumn, and small, upright, cup-shaped, veined, bright magenta flowers from summer into autumn. Cut back after flowering to encourage the production of fresh leaves and flowers. Grow in any moderately fertile soil [ Read More...]


    Geranium Johnsons Blue
    Geranium Johnsons Blue is a clump-forming rhizomatous perennial to 30cm, with deeply lobed leaves and long-stalked flowers 5cm in width, with rounded, dark-veined, lavender-blue petals. Grow in any, moderately fertile soil apart from waterlogged soils. Full sun or partial shade is best but shade is tolerated. Suitable for Cottage/Informal Garden, Flower borders and beds, Ground [ Read More...]


    Geranium Cinereum Ballerina
    Geranium Cinereum Ballerina is an herbaceous perennial to 15cm in height, with rounded, deeply lobed, greyish leaves and slightly cupped, light pink flowers 3cm in width, heavily veined with deep purple. Needs good drainage. Effective ground cover plant, good in wildlife garden. Suitable for Gravel Garden, Mediterranean Climate Plants, Patio/Container Plants, Rock Garden, Wildlife Gardens [ Read More...]


    Geranium Sabani Blue
    Geranium Sabani Blue has lobed, green leaves and bears rounded, brilliant-blue flowers, repeat flowering throughout summer. Remove stems once flowered and old leaves to encourage the production of new leaves and flowers.Best planted in most moderately fertile soil (apart from waterlogged) in either full sun or partial shade. Shade is tolerated. Suited for Cottage/Informal, Beds [ Read More...]


    Geranium Patricia
    Geranium Patricia is a clump-forming herbaceous perennial with large, red-tinted leaves in autumn and tall stems bearing magenta flowers with black centres in summer. Remove stems once flowered and old leaves to encourage the production of new leaves and flowers. Best planted in most moderately fertile soil (apart from waterlogged) in either full sun or [ Read More...]


    Dicentra Formosa Luxuriant
    Dicentra Formosa Luxuriant is a compact herbaceous perennial to 40cm tall, with finely divided leaves and arching sprays of red flowers from late spring. Grow in moist, fertile, humus-rich soil, preferably neutral or slightly alkaline. Does best in partial shade although will tolerate sunnier spot if the soil is moist. Suitable for Banks and Slopes, [ Read More...]


    Dianthus Deltoides Flashing Light
    Dianthus Deltoides Flashing Light (Leuchtfunk) are easy-care perennials, ideal for the beginning gardener. Plants form a low, spreading mound of bronzy evergreen leaves, studded with bright ruby-red flowers in late spring, then on and off through the summer. Trim back lightly after first flowering. Good choice for poor soils, and hot, sunny sites. Also excellent [ Read More...]


    Crocosmia George Davison
    Crocosmia George Davison is a tall clump-forming perennial with erect, sword-shaped leaves and branched stems carrying several light orange-yellow flowers opening from orange buds. Plant 8 to 10cm deep in moderately fertile, humus-rich soil. Lift and divide congested clumps to maintain vigour. Suitable for Banks and Slopes, City/Courtyard Gardens, Coastal, Cottage/Informal Garden or Flower borders [ Read More...]


    Crocosmia X Emberglow
    Crocosmia X Emberglow (Montbretia) is a cormous perennial to 75cm tall, with narrow leaves and branched spikes of curved, funnel-shaped deep red flowers to 8cm long in summer. Grow in a moderately fertile, humus-rich soil that is moist but well-drained. Thrives in sun or partial shade. Generally disease free. Suited for Banks and Slopes, City/Courtyard [ Read More...]


    Crocosmia Lucifer
    Crocosmia Lucifer is a perennial forming a clump of narrow, erect, mid-green, pleated leaves with sprays of vivid red flowers on stems to 1.2m in height. Grow in a moderately fertile, humus-rich soil that is moist but well-drained. Thrives in sun or partial shade. Suitable for Cottage/Informal Garden, Flower borders and beds, Cut Flowers. Ultimate [ Read More...]


    Delphinium Black Night Group
    Delphinium Black Night Group (Larkspur) are stately spires of semi-double, deep purple flowers with black eyes open in June and July on tall stems with pretty, deeply cut leaves. These dark-eyed delphiniums look fantastic planted in bold clumps as part of a cottage-garden scheme or towards the back of a well-drained, sunny border, where they [ Read More...]


    Erysimum Bowles Mauve
    Erysimum Bowles Mauve is a bushy evergreen perennial to 75cm, with narrow, dark grey-green leaves and erect racemes of rich mauve flowers 2cm in width. Grow in poor to moderately fertile, well-drained, neutral or, ideally, alkaline soil; full sun is essential. Suited for Cottage/Informal Garden, Flower borders and beds, Gravel Garden or Mediterranean Climate Plants. [ Read More...]


    Helianthemum Ben Ledi
    Helianthemum Ben Ledi is a low spreading evergreen shrub with glossy dark green leaves. In summer, it bears rose pink flowers, darker towards the centre, with a yellow eye. Generally pest and disease-free. Plant in free-draining soil, either alkaline or neutral, in full sun. Ensure it is pruned annually, to prevent it becoming leggy. It [ Read More...]


    Helianthemum Rock Rose
    Helianthemum Rock Rose is a shrubby alpine, making a bushy mound, this hardy plant bears its brightly coloured flowers in summer. An ideal plant for dry and sunny areas of the garden. Water well before planting and keep moist until established. Cut back after flowering to maintain compact form. Position in well drained soil with [ Read More...]


    Helianthemum Golden Queen
    Helianthemum Golden Queen (a.k.a. Yellow Queen, Sun Rose, Rock Rose) is an evergreen mat-forming perennial alpine, Helianthemum Golden Queen produces masses of bright yellow double flowers over grey-green foliage. They love any sunny garden area, including rockeries,  border edging or atop walls. Trim back after flowering to encourage growth and maintain shape. Soil: Well drained [ Read More...]


    Euphorbia Griffithii Fireglow
    Euphorbia Griffithii Fireglow (Spurge) is a vigorous rhizomatous perennial with upright stems clothed in narrow, red-tinged leaves and showy orange-red flowers in early summer. Grow in moist, humus-rich soil in light dappled shade; can be invasive on light soils. Cut back flowering shoots to ground level in late summer or autumn. Suited to Banks and [ Read More...]


    Euphorbia Amygdaloides Purpurea
    Euphorbia Amygdaloides Purpurea (syn. Euphorbia Amygdaloides Rubra) is a softly downy evergreen perennial to 75cm tall, with deep purple stems and leaves, and contrasting lime-green flowers opening at the ends of the leafy stems in spring and early summer. An easy-to-grow plant that will cope with most conditions even dry shade. It spreads by rhizomes. [ Read More...]


    Cordyline Red Star
    Cordyline Red Star is a good ingredient for a jungle- or tropical-themed garden, the cabbage palm is a striking foliage plant with its long, thin, arching, bronze-red leaves. As a smaller cultivar of the species, it does particularly well in pots on a patio, though it can also be used as summer bedding around the [ Read More...]


    Rudbeckia Fulgida Goldsturm
    Rudbeckia Fulgida Goldsturm is a herbaceous perennial forming a clump to 60cm in height, with erect stems bearing narrowly ovate leaves and dark-eyed, deep yellow flowers to 12cm across. Easy to grow if given full sun or partial shade and a moderately fertile soil that is moist but well-drained; a good choice for improved clay [ Read More...]


    Astilbe Sprite
    Astilbe Sprite is a dwarf perennial to 25cm in height, with divided, dark green leaves and open panicles of pale pink flowers, followed by attractive seed-heads. The old, brown flower-heads remain attractive in autumn. Grow in moist, fertile, humus-rich soil in full sun or grow in partial shade where soil is likely to dry out [ Read More...]


    Nepeta Six Hills Giant
    Nepeta Six Hills Giant is a vigorous perennial forming a clump of aromatic, grey-green leaves, with lavender-blue flowers in spikes in late spring and summer. Grow in any well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade. May need support. Suitable for borders and rose gardens as ground cover and in containers. Ultimate height: 0.5-1 metres. [ Read More...]


    Achillea Summer Pastels
    Achillea Summer Pastels make a great addition to any perennial garden, and is truly one of the most exciting varieties to be added to the Yarrow family. Summer Pastels Achillea blooms from June through September with varying flower colours ranging from pink, rose, orange-red, purple, gray, salmon and mauve. The Summer Pastels Yarrow is a [ Read More...]


    Thyme Lemon Variegata
    Thyme Lemon Variegata is an easy to grow culinary herb that can be used in a variety of ways. This particular variety is a shrub that gives off a strong lemon fragrance when the leaves are crushed.  


    Iberis Sempervirens
    Best grown in average, well-drained soils in full sun. Less floriferous if grown in part shade. Well-drained soil is the key to growing this plant well. Cut or sheer plants stems back by 1/3 after flowering to encourage new growth and to maintain compact habit. In cold winter climates, mulch plants with evergreen boughs in [ Read More...]


    Heuchera Sanguinea
    Heuchera Sanguinea are more or less evergreen, clump-forming perennials with attractive, rounded, shallowly palmately lobed leaves and racemes or panicles of small, tubular flowers, often with colourful calyces. Sanguinea forms a mound of sharply lobed metallic bronze-purple leaves. Picture: The Heuchera Sanguinea are pictured here with Iberis Sempervirens at our store.


    Myosotis Forget Me Not
    Description: Forget me not (myosotis) in blue, white and pink varieties, available in 2 litre pots. These small plants have long leaves and petite flowers borne on top of the stems.  A must for the biennial grower!  They are best planted with spring flowering bulbs such as tulips, daffodils and hyacinths to easily transist from spring [ Read More...]