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Achillea 'Martina' (Yarrow 'Martina')
Achillea 'Martina' (Yarrow 'Martina'): A superb variety with long lasting lemon yellow flowerheads, fading slowly to cream. Ferny green foliage. Hardy. To 75cm
Achillea filipendulina 'Gold Plate' (Yarrow 'Gold Plate')
Achillea filipendulina 'Gold Plate' (Yarrow 'Gold Plate'): Statuesque achillea with huge, flat gold flower heads above upright ferny foliage. A statement plant for dry, sunny borders. Hardy. To 1m.
Actaea 'Queen of Sheba' (PBR) (Baneberry 'Queen of Sheba' (Previously known as Cimicifuga))
Actaea 'Queen of Sheba' (PBR) (Baneberry 'Queen of Sheba' (Previously known as Cimicifuga)): An excellent variety with attractive dark almost black foliage and tall stems of white flowers which hang downwards.Hardy. Up to 1.5m. [Collect Only]
Actaea simplex 'Brunette' (Baneberry 'Brunette' (Previously known as Cimicifuga))
Actaea simplex 'Brunette' (Baneberry 'Brunette' (Previously known as Cimicifuga)): Spires of scented white flowers in late summer over very attractive ferny dark foliage. A superb plant in part shade. Hardy. Up to 1.5m
Actaea simplex 'Hillside Black Beauty' (Baneberry 'Hillside Black Beauty' (Previously known as Cimicifu)
Actaea simplex 'Hillside Black Beauty' (Baneberry 'Hillside Black Beauty' (Previously known as Cimicifu): Spires of scented pale pink flowers in late summer over very attractive ferny dark foliage. A great statement plant for part shade. Hardy. Up to 1.5m [Collect Only]
Actaea simplex 'Pink Spike' (Baneberry 'Pink Spike' (Previously known as Cimicifuga))
Actaea simplex 'Pink Spike' (Baneberry 'Pink Spike' (Previously known as Cimicifuga)): Spires of scented pale pink flowers from pink buds in late summer. Reddish-brown foliage. [Collect Only]
Agastache rugosa 'Liquorice Blue' (Korean mint 'Liquorice Blue')
Agastache rugosa 'Liquorice Blue' (Korean mint 'Liquorice Blue'): Spikes of warm blue lipped flowers from late June onwards. Very attractive to bees. Aromatic foliage. To 1.5m. Hardy in light soils. [Collect Only]
Anemone hupehensis var. japonica 'Pamina' (Japanese Anemone 'Pamina')
Anemone hupehensis var. japonica 'Pamina' (Japanese Anemone 'Pamina'): Double, deep pink flowers in late summer into autumn. Hardy and reliable. To 90cm
Anemone x hybrida 'September Charm' (Japanese Anemone 'September Charm')
Anemone x hybrida 'September Charm' (Japanese Anemone 'September Charm'): Two-tone dark rose and shell pink flowers on tall stems in late summer. Easy and reliable. Up to 75cm.
Asclepias incarnata 'Ice Ballet' (swamp milkweed 'Ice Ballet')
Asclepias incarnata 'Ice Ballet' (swamp milkweed 'Ice Ballet'): Dense clusters of small fragrant white flowers on sturdy stems. Flowers in late summer into autumn. Up to 1.2m [Collect Only]
Aster trifoliatus subsp. ageratoides 'Ashvi'
Aster trifoliatus subsp. ageratoides 'Ashvi': White flowers in a neat mound over a very long season - July to November. Hardy. Up to 80cm.
Aster x frikartii 'Monch'
Aster x frikartii 'Monch': Soft lavender blue flowers in late summer. Very early flowering and shorter than many asters at about 80cm. Easy and reliable. [Collect Only]
Astrantia maxima (Largest masterwort)
Astrantia maxima (Largest masterwort): Two-tone pink/green, long-lasting, starry flowers. Best in a bit of shade and moist soil. Hardy. Up to 60cm. [Collect Only]
Calamagrostis brachytricha (Korean feather reed grass)
Calamagrostis brachytricha (Korean feather reed grass): Arching, plump spikes of silvery purplish flowerheads turning golden brown in winter. Up to 1m.
Cichorium intybus (Wild chicory)
Cichorium intybus (Wild chicory): Beautiful cornflower-blue flowers held on tall stems in late summer. May need support. Hardy. Up to 2m.
Crocosmia 'Paul's Best Yellow'
Crocosmia 'Paul's Best Yellow': Arching sprays of golden yellow flowers in late summer. A vigorous grower. Fully hardy in well drained soils. To 1m [Collect Only]
Echinacea purpurea 'Green Twister' (Coneflower 'Green Twister')
Echinacea purpurea 'Green Twister' (Coneflower 'Green Twister'): A new variety with a unusual mix of purple and lime green flowers with upturned petals and a central dark cone. Hardy. Up to 60cm.
Echinacea purpurea 'Rubinstern' (Coneflower 'Rubinstern')
Echinacea purpurea 'Rubinstern' (Coneflower 'Rubinstern'): Large pink flowers with a big golden central cone in late summer [Collect Only]
Eryngium x zabelii 'Big Blue (Sea Holly 'Big Blue)
Eryngium x zabelii 'Big Blue (Sea Holly 'Big Blue): Large electric-blue thimble-shaped flowers with a spiky collar and silver-green foliage. Long flowering and bee-friendly. Hardy. Up to 75cm [Collect Only]
Eupatorium maculatum 'Riesenschirm' (Joe Pye Weed 'Riesenschirm')
Eupatorium maculatum 'Riesenschirm' (Joe Pye Weed 'Riesenschirm'): Even taller than the species and a dramatic plant with huge heads of purplish pink flowers in late summer. Hardy. To 2.5m. [Collect Only]
Geranium wlassovianum
Geranium wlassovianum: Warm purple flowers over attractive velvety foliage. Excellent autumn foliage colour. To 40cm. [Collect Only]
Helenium 'Goldrausch' (Sneezewort 'Goldrausch')
Helenium 'Goldrausch' (Sneezewort 'Goldrausch'): Bright golden yellow flowers on sturdy stems and bright green foliage. Deadhead to prolong flowering. Good late summer colour. Hardy. Up to 1.2m.
Helenium 'Waltraut' (Sneezewort 'Waltraut')
Helenium 'Waltraut' (Sneezewort 'Waltraut'): Bright orange flowers streaked with yellow and dark central cone. Creates a good clump in the border. Late summer flowering. Loved by bees. Hardy. Up to 1m. [Collect Only]
Helianthus 'Lemon Queen' (Perennial sunflower)
Helianthus 'Lemon Queen' (Perennial sunflower): Strong and tall perennial sunflower with pale yellow flowers. Good for cut-flowers. Late summer colour. Hardy. Up to 2m. [Collect Only]
Kniphofia 'Bees Sunset' (Red hot poker 'Bees Sunset. Syn. Kniphofia 'Shining Sceptre')
Kniphofia 'Bees Sunset' (Red hot poker 'Bees Sunset. Syn. Kniphofia 'Shining Sceptre'): Sturdy golden spikes over strappy green foliage in late summer. [Collect Only]
Ligularia dentata 'Desdemona' (Leopard plant 'Desdemona')
Ligularia dentata 'Desdemona' (Leopard plant 'Desdemona'): Large orange daisy-like flowers over rounded greeny-bronze foliage with purple undersides. To 1m. Hardy. [Collect Only]
Ligularia przewalskii
Ligularia przewalskii: Elegant spikes of golden yellow flowers on black stems above very deeply divided green foliage. [Collect Only]
Lysimachia barystachys (White Loosestrife)
Lysimachia barystachys (White Loosestrife): Upright spikes of white flowers in late summer. Vigorous and very attractive to bees and butterflies. To 1m. Hardy [Collect Only]
Molinia caerulea 'Edith Dudszus' (Purple moor grass 'Edith Dudszus')
Molinia caerulea 'Edith Dudszus' (Purple moor grass 'Edith Dudszus'): Purple, almost black wand-like flower stalks with slender purple flower heads in late summer.To 90cm. Hardy [Collect Only]
Molinia caerulea 'Heidebraut' (Purple moor grass 'Heidebraut')
Molinia caerulea 'Heidebraut' (Purple moor grass 'Heidebraut'): Elegant flower stalks with slender purple flower heads in late summer. Makes an upright, vase shape. To 1.2m. Hardy
Panicum virgatum 'Heavy Metal' (Switch grass 'Heavy Metal')
Panicum virgatum 'Heavy Metal' (Switch grass 'Heavy Metal'): Deciduous clump-forming grass with strappy blue-green leaves which turn a to purple/red, with clouds of airy flowers flushed purple. Hardy. Up to 1.5m
Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Hameln' (Fountain grass 'Hameln')
Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Hameln' (Fountain grass 'Hameln'): A deciduous clump-forming grass with spectacular feathery flowers tinged purple. Full sun. May need some protection in cold areas. Up to 1m.
Persicaria amplexicaulis 'Pink Elephant' (Red bistort 'Pink Elephant')
Persicaria amplexicaulis 'Pink Elephant' (Red bistort 'Pink Elephant'): A compact form but still vigorous with lovely spikes of pink flowers and good robust foliage. Long flowering. Easy and reliable. Hardy. Up to 50cm. [Collect Only]
Persicaria microcephala 'Red Dragon' (PBR) (Knotweed 'Red Dragon')
Persicaria microcephala 'Red Dragon' (PBR) (Knotweed 'Red Dragon'): Stunning foliage with upright stems of lance-shaped purple-green leaves, with delicate chevron markings in white. Best leaf colour in full sun. Hardy. Up to 90cm.
Rudbeckia fulgida var. sullivantii 'Goldsturm'
Rudbeckia fulgida var. sullivantii 'Goldsturm': Large gold flowers with a chocolate eye produced in profusion from late summer well into autumn. Hardy. Up to 60cm. [Collect Only]
Rudbeckia laciniata
Rudbeckia laciniata: Very tall form adding impact to borders. Vibrant yellow flowers with a darker central cone. Great late-flowering perennial, looks good with grasses. To 2.5m. [Collect Only]
Rudbeckia maxima (Great Coneflower)
Rudbeckia maxima (Great Coneflower): Very tall, upright Rudbeckia with large, bright yellow cones with black eyes in late summer [Collect Only]
Salvia x jamensis 'Nachtvlinder' (Sage 'Nachtvlinder')
Salvia x jamensis 'Nachtvlinder' (Sage 'Nachtvlinder'): Regal purple flowers on upright stems throughout late summer into autumn. [Collect Only]
Sanguisorba 'Cangshan Cranberry' (Burnet 'Cangshan Cranberry')
Sanguisorba 'Cangshan Cranberry' (Burnet 'Cangshan Cranberry'): Very tall reddish stems of burgundy-red bobbly flowers in late summer over blue-green leaves. Prefers moist soil. Hardy. Up to 2m. [Collect Only]
Sanguisorba 'Chocolate Tip'
Sanguisorba 'Chocolate Tip': Spikes of burgundy-red bobble-like flowers appear in late summer over green leaves tinged with brown. Hardy. Up to 1m. [Collect Only]
Sanguisorba 'Proud Mary' (Burnet 'Proud Mary')
Sanguisorba 'Proud Mary' (Burnet 'Proud Mary'): Burgundy-red bobbly flowers appear in late summer over crinkled blue-green leaves. Long flowering. Hardy. Up to 60cm.
Sanguisorba hakusinensis 'Lilac Squirrel' (Korean Burnet 'Lilac Squirrel')
Sanguisorba hakusinensis 'Lilac Squirrel' (Korean Burnet 'Lilac Squirrel'): Wondrously tactile, long pinky/purplish tassels in late summer. Good in any soil if not too dry. Hardy. Up to 1.2m. [Collect Only]
Sanguisorba menziesii (Menzies' burnet)
Sanguisorba menziesii (Menzies' burnet): Long maroon spikes in late summer over clumps of frondy, grey green foliage. To 60cm. Fully hardy
Sedum 'Matrona' (Syn Hylotelephium 'Matrona.)
Sedum 'Matrona' (Syn Hylotelephium 'Matrona.): Sturdy pinkish stems topped with flat warm pink flowers [Collect Only]
Thalictrum 'Splendide' (Rue 'Splendide')
Thalictrum 'Splendide' (Rue 'Splendide'): Superb Thalictrum with clouds of purple flowers open for a very long time in late summer. Hardy. Up to 1.5m [Collect Only]
Verbascum chaixii (Nettle-leaved mullein)
Verbascum chaixii (Nettle-leaved mullein): Tall spires of bright white or yellow flowers with a purple centre. Above a rosette of semi-evergreen grey-green leaves. Hardy. Up to 90cm.
Veronicastrum virginicum 'Lavendelturm' (Culver's Root 'Lavendelturm')
Veronicastrum virginicum 'Lavendelturm' (Culver's Root 'Lavendelturm'): Long, narrow spires of tiny, pale lavender-blue flowers above whorls of narrow, dark green, serrated leaves. Tall to up to 2m. [Collect Only]