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Actaea pachypoda (white baneberry)
Actaea pachypoda (white baneberry): Grown mainly for its pure white berries in autumn, each with a black 'eye' on a red stalk. Hardy. Up to 1m. [Collect Only]
Actaea rubra (Red baneberry)
Actaea rubra (Red baneberry): Clusters of white flowers in spring, followed by shiny red berries in autumn - its chief attraction.
Ajuga reptans 'Alba' (Bugle, white flowered)
Ajuga reptans 'Alba' (Bugle, white flowered): Superb ground cover plant with bright green leaves and white flower spikes in summer. Very attractive to bees
Ajuga reptans 'Variegata' (Bugle 'Variegata')
Ajuga reptans 'Variegata' (Bugle 'Variegata'): Superb ground cover plant with green and white variegated leaves and blue flower spikes in summer. Very attractive to bees.
Ajuga reptans Black Scallop = 'Binblasca' (PBR) (Bugle 'Black Scallop')
Ajuga reptans Black Scallop = 'Binblasca' (PBR) (Bugle 'Black Scallop'): Shiny, darkest purple-red leaves look near black. Short spikes of blue flowers in summer.
Anemone 'Dreaming Swan' (PBR)
Anemone 'Dreaming Swan' (PBR): Pure white flowers with lavender reverse. Hardy. To 60cm. [Collect Only]
Anemone 'Elfin Swan' (PBR)
Anemone 'Elfin Swan' (PBR): Pure white flowers with lavender reverse. More compact than 'Wild Swan'. Prefers a rich soil in part shade. Hardy. To 50cm.
Anemone leveillei
Anemone leveillei: Delicate white daisy-like flowers with lovely purple anthers and lilac backed. Foliage forms a mound of divided green leaves. Up to 45cm.
Anemone Wild Swan = 'Macane001'
Anemone Wild Swan = 'Macane001': Pure white flowers with a blueish purple reverse. Flowers on and off all summer. Needs good moist soil. Hardy. To 50cm.
Aruncus aethusifolius (Goat's beard)
Aruncus aethusifolius (Goat's beard): Lovely fresh ferny foliage which turn golden in the autumn. Spikes of creamy white flowers in early summer. Hardy. Up to 50cm.
Asarum europaeum (Wild ginger)
Asarum europaeum (Wild ginger): Glossy, deep green round leaves make the perfect carpet in shady areas.To 10cm. Hardy
Centaurea atropurpurea
Centaurea atropurpurea: Attractive deep-red, almost black thistle like flowers above silvery foliage. Good for bees and butterflies. Hardy. Up to 1m. [Collect Only]
Centaurea montana (Perennial cornflower)
Centaurea montana (Perennial cornflower): Large blue flowers in early summer, repeated later in year if cut back. Very attractive to bees. To 50cm. Hardy
Chaerophyllum hirsutum 'Roseum' (Hairy chervil 'Roseum')
Chaerophyllum hirsutum 'Roseum' (Hairy chervil 'Roseum'): Flat heads of tiny pink flowers over finely cut green foliage. Long flowering from early summer. Informal and soft. Up to 50cm. Hardy.
Crambe cordifolia
Crambe cordifolia: Huge sprays of white flowers over large, rhubarb-like leaves in early to mid-summer. Up to 1.5m. Hardy. [Collect Only]
Delphinium 'Astolat'
Delphinium 'Astolat': A pacific hybrid perennial with tall spikes of lilac pink flowers. Prefers full sun. Cottage garden favourite. Hardy. Up to 1.8m.
Dicentra 'King of Hearts'
Dicentra 'King of Hearts': Bright rose pendent flowers held above blue-green ferny foliage. Likes a sheltered spot in dappled shade, not too dry. Hardy. Up to 25cm. [Collect Only]
Erigeron 'Adria' (Fleabane 'Adria')
Erigeron 'Adria' (Fleabane 'Adria'): Mound forming perennial forming masses of semi-double purple flowers with central yellow disc. Hardy. Up to 60cm.
Euphorbia characias subsp. wulfenii (Mediterranean spurge)
Euphorbia characias subsp. wulfenii (Mediterranean spurge): Evergreen perennial with blue-green leaves and vibrant lime-green flowers in early summer. Prefers full sun. Hardy to about -10C, but not for long periods. Up to 1.2m.
Festuca amethystina
Festuca amethystina: Evergreen grass with elegant, dusky purple arching flower stalks very early in season, for a grass.
Filipendula 'Red Umbrellas' (Meadowsweet 'Red Umbrellas')
Filipendula 'Red Umbrellas' (Meadowsweet 'Red Umbrellas'): Green leaves, deeply veined with crimson, with clouds of fluffy pink flowers. Compact variety. Prefers a moist soil. Hardy. Up to 70cm. [Collect Only]
Fragaria x ananassa 'Red Ruby' (PBR) (Deep pink flowered strawberry)
Fragaria x ananassa 'Red Ruby' (PBR) (Deep pink flowered strawberry): An ornamental strawberry plant with dark pink flowers from spring to autumn. Good ground cover
Francoa sonchifolia (Bridal wreath)
Francoa sonchifolia (Bridal wreath): Spires of pale pink flowers over semi-evergreen, pinkish-green foliage.
Geranium 'Alan Mayes' (Cranesbill 'Alan Mayes')
Geranium 'Alan Mayes' (Cranesbill 'Alan Mayes'): Long flowering geranium with bright blue flowers with purple veining. Clumps of hairy green leaves, turning red in autumn. Hardy. Up to 45cm.
Geranium 'Brookside' (Cranesbill 'Brookside')
Geranium 'Brookside' (Cranesbill 'Brookside'): A reliable, robust variety with large rich blue flowers over a mound of deeply divided leaves. Height to 45cm. Hardy
Geranium 'Ivan' (Cranesbill 'Ivan')
Geranium 'Ivan' (Cranesbill 'Ivan'): Vibrant magenta-pink flowers with a dark black centre above yellow green leaves. Leaves turn red in autumn. Hardy. Up to 50cm.
Geranium 'Little David' (Cranesbill 'Little David')
Geranium 'Little David' (Cranesbill 'Little David'): A low-growing compact geranium with vibrant magenta pink flowers held above deeply divided foliage. Prefers a sunny spot. Hardy. Up to 20cm.
Geranium 'Orion' (Cranesbill 'Orion')
Geranium 'Orion' (Cranesbill 'Orion'): A dome of deeply divided foliage, smothered in large blue flowers from early summer onwards
Geranium himalayense 'Baby Blue' (Cranesbill 'Baby Blue')
Geranium himalayense 'Baby Blue' (Cranesbill 'Baby Blue'): Large blue cup shaped flowers with purple veining. Spreading habit, forming a carpet of deeply divided leaves. Hardy. Up to 30cm. [Collect Only]
Geranium himalayense 'Derrick Cook' (Cranesbill 'Derrick Cook')
Geranium himalayense 'Derrick Cook' (Cranesbill 'Derrick Cook'): Large white flowers with delicate purple veining above a clump of bright green leaves. Foliage turns red in autumn. To 35cm. Hardy. [Collect Only]
Geranium himalayense 'Gravetye' (Cranesbill 'Gravetye')
Geranium himalayense 'Gravetye' (Cranesbill 'Gravetye'): Purplish blue cup shaped flowers with purple veining. Pink tinged early foliage, spreading habit [Collect Only]
Geranium macrorrhizum 'Bevan's Variety' (Cranesbill 'Bevan's Variety')
Geranium macrorrhizum 'Bevan's Variety' (Cranesbill 'Bevan's Variety'): Superb ground cover Geranium especially for dry shade. Bright pink over a dense mound of aromatic foliage. Hardy. To 30cm.
Geranium maculatum 'Beth Chatto' (Spotted cranesbill 'Beth Chatto')
Geranium maculatum 'Beth Chatto' (Spotted cranesbill 'Beth Chatto'): Very pretty palest purple flowers held above attractive green foliage. To 50cm. Hardy.
Geranium maculatum 'Vickie Lynn' (Spotted cranesbill 'Vickie Lynn')
Geranium maculatum 'Vickie Lynn' (Spotted cranesbill 'Vickie Lynn'): Pale lavender flowers above a clump of fresh green divided leaves. Prefers soil that doesn't dry out in summer. Hardy. Up to 45cm.
Geranium nodosum (Knotted cranesbill)
Geranium nodosum (Knotted cranesbill): Fast spreading hardy geranium with purplish pink flowers over a long season in summer. A great gap filler. Up to 50cm.
Geranium sanguineum 'Max Frei' (Bloody cranesbill 'Max Frei')
Geranium sanguineum 'Max Frei' (Bloody cranesbill 'Max Frei'): Neat mounds of bright pink flowers over dense, semi-evergreen foliage.
Geranium sylvaticum 'Mayflower' (Wood cranesbill 'Mayflower')
Geranium sylvaticum 'Mayflower' (Wood cranesbill 'Mayflower'): Tall variety of geranium with erect stems of violet-purple flowers with a white centre, above deeply divided leaves. Hardy. Up to 75cm. [Collect Only]
Geranium x cantabrigiense 'Westray' (PBR) (Cranesbill 'Westray')
Geranium x cantabrigiense 'Westray' (PBR) (Cranesbill 'Westray'): Bright pink flowers on a low mound of small, near-evergreen leaves, red-flushed in late summer. To 20cm. Hardy [Collect Only]
Geranium x magnificum (Purple cranesbill)
Geranium x magnificum (Purple cranesbill): Covered in a mass of rich, violet-blue flowers in early summer. Large, slightly felty leaves. Vigorous but a short flowering season. Up to 70cm.
Geum 'Georgenberg' (Avens 'Georgenburg')
Geum 'Georgenberg' (Avens 'Georgenburg'): Gold flowers held atop reddish stems in early to mid-summer. To 30cm. Hardy [Collect Only]
Geum 'Lemon Drops' (Avens 'Lemon Drops')
Geum 'Lemon Drops' (Avens 'Lemon Drops'): Primrose yellow flowers, semi-evergreen foliage. To 50cm. Hardy and reliable. [Collect Only]
Geum 'Mai Tai' (PBR) (Avens 'Mai Tai')
Geum 'Mai Tai' (PBR) (Avens 'Mai Tai'): Semi-double, pale apricot flowers above green foliage. Long-flowering. Hardy. Up to 45cm. [Collect Only]
Geum 'Mrs Bradshaw' (Avens 'Mrs Bradshaw')
Geum 'Mrs Bradshaw' (Avens 'Mrs Bradshaw'): Large double crimson-orange flowers in early-summer - a very eye-catching plant. Height to 70cm. Hardy
Geum 'Prinses Juliana' (Avens 'Prinses Juliana')
Geum 'Prinses Juliana' (Avens 'Prinses Juliana'): Bright orange flowers held on tall stems above mounds of rounded foliage. Flowers for ages and reflowers when cut back. [Collect Only]
Geum 'Rusty Young' (Avens 'Rusty Young')
Geum 'Rusty Young' (Avens 'Rusty Young'): Warm golden yellow flowers splashed with coppery red.
Geum 'Savannah Sunset' (Avens 'Savannah Sunset')
Geum 'Savannah Sunset' (Avens 'Savannah Sunset'): Apricot, semi-double flowers with red buds held on red stems above rosettes of rounded hairy leaves. Long flowering. Hardy. Up to 35cm. [Collect Only]
Geum 'Scarlet Tempest' (PBR) (Avens 'Scarlet Tempest')
Geum 'Scarlet Tempest' (PBR) (Avens 'Scarlet Tempest'): Scarlet, semi-double flowers held on tall stems above rosettes of rounded hairy leaves. Long flowering. Hardy. Up to 50cm.
Geum 'Stacey's Sunrise' (Avens 'Stacey's Sunrise')
Geum 'Stacey's Sunrise' (Avens 'Stacey's Sunrise'): Pale yellow flowers on compact stems above rosettes of rounded hairy leaves. Semi-evergreen. Long flowering. Hardy. Up to 30cm. [Collect Only]
Geum rivale 'Leonards Variety' (Avens 'Leonards Variety')
Geum rivale 'Leonards Variety' (Avens 'Leonards Variety'): Coppery- rose flowers held above rosettes of rounded, softly hairy foliage. To 40cm. Hardy [Collect Only]
Hemerocallis 'Night Embers' (Day Lily 'Night Embers')
Hemerocallis 'Night Embers' (Day Lily 'Night Embers'): Large double red flowers with ruffled petals and a white edging, grass-like, strappy green foliage. Hardy. Up to 75cm. [Collect Only]
Hemerocallis 'Stella de Oro' (Day Lily 'Stella de Oro')
Hemerocallis 'Stella de Oro' (Day Lily 'Stella de Oro'): Pale yellow fragrant flowers with a darker yellow throat. Grass-like green foliage. Hardy. Up to 50cm. [Collect Only]
Hemerocallis citrina (Long yellow day lily)
Hemerocallis citrina (Long yellow day lily): Fragrant lemon, yellow lily flowers on long stems above green strappy foliage. Flowers open in evening. Hardy. Up to 1.2m.
Heuchera 'Obsidian' (PBR)
Heuchera 'Obsidian' (PBR): Darkest purple leaves, almost black and glossy. Superb in pots - imagine it in a silver one!.
Heuchera 'Silver Scrolls'
Heuchera 'Silver Scrolls': Maroon leaves heavily overlaid with silver.
Iris 'Langport Wren'
Iris 'Langport Wren': Sword-shaped glaucous green leaves and stems of up to 4 flowers, with rich reddish-purple and deep maroon almost brown flowers. [Collect Only]
Iris sibirica 'Gull's Wing' (Siberian Iris 'Gull's Wing')
Iris sibirica 'Gull's Wing' (Siberian Iris 'Gull's Wing'): Pure white flowers with a greeny yellow throat, over strappy green foliage. Prefers moist soil. Makes a bold clump. Hardy. Up to 1m. [Collect Only]
Lamium orvala
Lamium orvala: A woodland perennial with large, crushed strawberry colour, lipped flowers in early summer. Hardy. Up to 50cm. [Collect Only]
Leucanthemum 'Goldfinch (Shasta Daisy 'Goldfinch')
Leucanthemum 'Goldfinch (Shasta Daisy 'Goldfinch'): Semi-double creamy yellow flowers which fade slowly to ivory white
Libertia grandiflora (Libertia)
Libertia grandiflora (Libertia): Starry white flowers above stiff, slender strappy green foliage. To 90cm.
Melica altissima 'Atropurpurea'
Melica altissima 'Atropurpurea': Deciduous grass with green strappy leaves and large feathery purple flowers. Good for drying and as a cut flower. Hardy. Up to 80cm.
Miscanthus transmorissonensis
Miscanthus transmorissonensis: Tall elegant, evergreen grass with arching stems of silvery grey flower heads. Flowers held well above the foliage. Hardy. Up to 1.2m. [Collect Only]
Paeonia wittmanniana
Paeonia wittmanniana: A delightful herbaceous peony with pale pink almost white bowl-shaped flowers with a yellow centre and attractive foliage. Hardy. Up to 1m. [Collect Only]
Papaver orientale 'Beauty of Livermere' (Oriental poppy 'Beauty of Livermere')
Papaver orientale 'Beauty of Livermere' (Oriental poppy 'Beauty of Livermere'): Brilliant red papery flowers with black central splash, softly hairy bright green leaves. Flowers in early summer. To 50cm. Hardy.
Papaver orientale 'Patty's Plum' (Oriental poppy 'Patty's Plum')
Papaver orientale 'Patty's Plum' (Oriental poppy 'Patty's Plum'): Huge sultry, antique bronzey purple flowers held above green hairy leaves
Papaver orientale 'Royal Wedding'
Papaver orientale 'Royal Wedding': Clear white flowers with a dark centre above hairy foliage. Prefers a well-drained sunny site Hardy. Up to 60cm.
Persicaria bistorta 'Hohe Tatra' (Bistort 'Hohe Tatra')
Persicaria bistorta 'Hohe Tatra' (Bistort 'Hohe Tatra'): Upright pink spikes from May to July. Flowers slightly smaller and later than 'Superba'. Hardy. Height to 45cm.
Persicaria bistorta 'Superba' (Bistort 'Superba'. Syn. Polygonum bistorta 'Superbum')
Persicaria bistorta 'Superba' (Bistort 'Superba'. Syn. Polygonum bistorta 'Superbum'): Upright fluffy pink spikes make a bold show in early summer. Great for filling larger spaces. Hardy. Up to 60cm. [Collect Only]
Phlox divaricata 'White Perfume'
Phlox divaricata 'White Perfume': Deliciously scented and delicate pure white flowers which are long-lasting. Prefers some partial shade. Hardy. Up to 30cm.
Phlox subulata 'Lilacina' (Moss phlox 'Lilacina')
Phlox subulata 'Lilacina' (Moss phlox 'Lilacina'): Pale blue star-like flowers above a cushion of hairy narrow leaves. Good for alpine beds or rockeries. Hardy. Up to 15cm.
Polemonium 'Blue Pearl' (Jacob's Ladder 'Blue Pearl')
Polemonium 'Blue Pearl' (Jacob's Ladder 'Blue Pearl'): Attractive, low-growing form with fresh green ferny foliage and sky-blue bell-like flowers. Hardy. Up to 30cm.
Polemonium caeruleum Brise d'Anjou = 'Blanjou' (Jacob's Ladder 'Brise d'Anjou')
Polemonium caeruleum Brise d'Anjou = 'Blanjou' (Jacob's Ladder 'Brise d'Anjou'): Variegated polemonium with ferny creamy yellow and green foliage. It has delicate cup-shaped lilac blue flowers in early summer. Hardy. Up to 60cm.
Polemonium reptans 'Stairway to Heaven' (PBR) (Jacob's Ladder 'Stairway to Heaven')
Polemonium reptans 'Stairway to Heaven' (PBR) (Jacob's Ladder 'Stairway to Heaven'): Superb variety with attractive variegated foliage and lavender blue flowers. To 50cm. Hardy
Potentilla 'Arc-en-ciel' (Cinquefoil 'Arc-en-ciel')
Potentilla 'Arc-en-ciel' (Cinquefoil 'Arc-en-ciel'): Double, rich red flowers flecked with yellow at the petal edges. Easy and trouble-free plant, ideal for well drained borders in sun or part shade [Collect Only]
Potentilla 'Blazeaway' (Cinquefoil 'Blazeaway')
Potentilla 'Blazeaway' (Cinquefoil 'Blazeaway'): Zingy orange flowers, flecked with yellow and red in summer over clumps of dark green foliage. Hardy. Up to 50cm. [Collect Only]
Salvia nemorosa 'Caradonna' (Balkan Clary 'Caradonna')
Salvia nemorosa 'Caradonna' (Balkan Clary 'Caradonna'): Rich purple spikes in early summer - just in time for Chelsea Flower Show at which is widely used.To 50cm. Hardy
Shade-loving collection (Four very special plants for dappled shade)
Shade-loving collection (Four very special plants for dappled shade): A lovely collection of two Tiarellas, Hakonechloa 'Aureola' and perennial Honesty, Lunaria rediviva
Sisyrinchium californicum (Golden-eyed grass)
Sisyrinchium californicum (Golden-eyed grass): Bright yellow star-shaped flowers and grass-like grey-green foliage. Good for scree beds and alpine troughs. Hardy. Up to 60cm.
Symphytum azureum
Symphytum azureum: A spreading perennial with green leaves and clusters of pure blue flowers May-July. Grows vigorously in damp shade. Up to 60cm
Thalictrum aquilegiifolium (French meadow rue)
Thalictrum aquilegiifolium (French meadow rue): Fluffy heads of pale pink or white flowers in early summer [Collect Only]
Thalictrum isopyroides
Thalictrum isopyroides: Dainty froth of finely divided fern like flowers topped with sprays of tiny green flowers in summer. A shade lover. To 30cm. Hardy.
Thermopsis rhombifolia var. montana
Thermopsis rhombifolia var. montana: Lupin-like with sunny yellow pea-like flowers and bright green foliage. Flowers followed by velvety-brown seed pods. Hardy. Up to 90cm.
Tiarella 'Pink Bouquet' (Foam flower 'Pink Bouquet')
Tiarella 'Pink Bouquet' (Foam flower 'Pink Bouquet'): Palest pink flower spikes from spring to mid-summer. Maple shaped green leaves with slim dark central markings. To 30cm. Hardy
Tiarella 'Pink Skyrocket' (PBR) (Foam flower 'Pink Skyrocket')
Tiarella 'Pink Skyrocket' (PBR) (Foam flower 'Pink Skyrocket'): A vigorous variety with deeply divided, elegant foliage and dainty pink flower spikes. Very long flowering. To 30cm. Hardy
Valeriana officinalis (Common valerian)
Valeriana officinalis (Common valerian): Tall perennial with branched stems of tiny, soft white/pale pink flowers in early summer. Ferny, foliage. Hardy. Up to 1.2m. [Collect Only]
Veronica austriaca 'Crater Lake Blue' (Speedwell 'Crater Lake Blue')
Veronica austriaca 'Crater Lake Blue' (Speedwell 'Crater Lake Blue'): Vivid blue spikes above a mound of green foliage.To 30cm. Hardy.
Veronica spicata 'Purpleicious' (Spiked speedwell 'Purpleicious')
Veronica spicata 'Purpleicious' (Spiked speedwell 'Purpleicious'): Spikes of dark-purple flowers over a mound of shiny green leaves. Long-flowering and excellent as a cut flower. Hardy. Up to 50cm. [Collect Only]