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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. [Collect Only]
Agastache 'Blackadder' (Giant hyssop 'Blackadder')
Agastache 'Blackadder' (Giant hyssop 'Blackadder'): Bright blue flower spikes and aromatic foliage - very attractive to bees. To 1.2m. Hardy
Anemanthele lessoniana (Pheasant Tail Grass. Syn Stipa arundinacea)
Anemanthele lessoniana (Pheasant Tail Grass. Syn Stipa arundinacea): A really beautiful evergreen grass with hues of green, red, bronze and gold. Lovely in borders or pots
Aster ericoides 'Pink Cloud' (Syn. Symphyotrichum ericoides 'Pink Cloud)
Aster ericoides 'Pink Cloud' (Syn. Symphyotrichum ericoides 'Pink Cloud): Clouds of pink daisy flowers with a yellow centre, slender leaves. Long flowering and mildew-resistant. Hardy. Up to 80cm. [Collect Only]
Aster macrophyllus 'Twilight' (Syn. Eurybia x herveyi)
Aster macrophyllus 'Twilight' (Syn. Eurybia x herveyi): Lavender-blue flowers with a yellow centre in late summer. Mildew-resistant foliage. An earlier flowering variety. Height to 1m.
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. [Collect Only]
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. Hardy. [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.
Ceratostigma plumbaginoides (Plumbago, Hardy plumbago, dwarf plumbago)
Ceratostigma plumbaginoides (Plumbago, Hardy plumbago, dwarf plumbago): Brilliant blue flowers in later summer over foliage which turns redder as winter approaches.
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]
Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora 'Citronella'
Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora 'Citronella': Bright sunny yellow funnel shaped flowers in late summer with sword shaped green foliage. A compact variety. Hardy. Up to 60cm. [Collect Only]
Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora 'Solfatare'
Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora 'Solfatare': Sprays of burnt orange flowers over strappy bronze foliage in late summer. Height to 80cm. Hardy in well drained soils.
Cynara cardunculus 'Cardy'
Cynara cardunculus 'Cardy': New form of Cynara, larger flowers good as a cut-flower. Tall silver leaved plant topped with large purple thistle flowers. Hardy. Up to 1.5m
Echinacea 'Green Envy' (PBR) (Coneflower 'Green Envy')
Echinacea 'Green Envy' (PBR) (Coneflower 'Green Envy'): Green flowers with a slight pink tinge to petal tips and pink cone. To 1.2m. [Collect Only]
Echinacea 'Kim's Knee High' (PBR) (Coneflower 'Kim's Knee High')
Echinacea 'Kim's Knee High' (PBR) (Coneflower 'Kim's Knee High'): Large pink daisy flowers in late summer. Shorter than other varieties. To 50cm. Hardy in light soils.
Echinacea pallida (Pale purple coneflower)
Echinacea pallida (Pale purple coneflower): Long slender pale purple petals hang from a central cone. Very attractive to bees/butterflies. To 1.2m. Hardy.
Eupatorium fistulosum 'Bartered Bride' (Joe Pye Weed 'Bartered Bride')
Eupatorium fistulosum 'Bartered Bride' (Joe Pye Weed 'Bartered Bride'): Tall, dramatic plant with large creamy white flowerheads in late summer. Good for back of borders. Attractive to bees. Hardy. Up to 2m. [Collect Only]
Eupatorium maculatum 'Gateway' (Joe Pye Weed 'Gateway')
Eupatorium maculatum 'Gateway' (Joe Pye Weed 'Gateway'): Slightly smaller than the species but still a dramatic plant with domes of purplish pink flowers in late summer. Hardy. To 1.8m. [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]
Gaura lindheimeri Rosyjane = 'Harrosy' (PBR) (Gaura 'Rosyjane')
Gaura lindheimeri Rosyjane = 'Harrosy' (PBR) (Gaura 'Rosyjane'): Airy sprays of pink flowers with a white petal centre. Perennial, but dislikes winter wet and doesn't thrive outdoors in cold areas. To 80cm. [Collect Only]
Geranium wlassovianum
Geranium wlassovianum: Warm purple flowers over attractive velvety foliage. Excellent autumn foliage colour.
Hakonechloa macra (Japanese Flowing Grass)
Hakonechloa macra (Japanese Flowing Grass): Mounds of arching green leaves that just touch the ground. A wonderful shade lover grown for its elegant flowing form.
Helenium 'Kanaria' (Sneezeweed 'Kanaria')
Helenium 'Kanaria' (Sneezeweed 'Kanaria'): Masses of clear lemon yellow flowers with swept back petals and central mustardy-gold dome. [Collect Only]
Helenium 'Loysder Wieck' (Sneezeweed 'Loysder Wieck')
Helenium 'Loysder Wieck' (Sneezeweed 'Loysder Wieck'): Unusual variety with distinct quilled petals in multiple shades of dark red, orange and browns. Central dark brown cone. Hardy. Up to 90cm
Helenium 'Mardi Gras' (Sneezeweed 'Mardi Gras')
Helenium 'Mardi Gras' (Sneezeweed 'Mardi Gras'): Bright orange petals, splashed with yellow and brown central cone in late summer. Long flowering if cut back flowered stems. [Collect Only]
Helenium 'Moerheim Beauty' (Sneezeweed 'Moerheim Beauty')
Helenium 'Moerheim Beauty' (Sneezeweed 'Moerheim Beauty'): Brilliant coppery-red flowers with swept back petals and a central chocolate boss in late summer. To 1.2m. [Collect Only]
Helenium 'Rauchtopas' (Sneezeweed 'Rauchtopas')
Helenium 'Rauchtopas' (Sneezeweed 'Rauchtopas'): Gorgeous variety with petals that are a rich gold on top and coppery-red beneath. [Collect Only]
Helenium 'Sahins Early Flowerer' (Sneezeweed 'Sahins Early Flowerer')
Helenium 'Sahins Early Flowerer' (Sneezeweed 'Sahins Early Flowerer'): Orange and gold streaked flowers with swept back petals and central bronze boss in late summer. To 1.4m. Hardy. [Collect Only]
Helenium 'Wyndley' (Sneezeweed 'Wyndley')
Helenium 'Wyndley' (Sneezeweed 'Wyndley'): Tall stems of yellow daisy-like flowers with brown central cone. Superb late summer perennial, attractive to bees. Hardy. Up to 90cm. [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.
Helianthus 'Loddon Gold' (Perennial sunflower 'Loddon Gold')
Helianthus 'Loddon Gold' (Perennial sunflower 'Loddon Gold'): Tall, vibrant fully double, yellow flowers. Large flower heads up to 12cm width. Prefers a sunny spot. [Collect Only]
Hesperantha coccinea (Kaffir Lily. Syn. Schizostylis coccinea)
Hesperantha coccinea (Kaffir Lily. Syn. Schizostylis coccinea): Coral red flowers on slender stems in late summer
Kalimeris yomena 'Shogun' (Japanese Aster)
Kalimeris yomena 'Shogun' (Japanese Aster): Lavender, daisy flowers above attractive variegated leaves. Flowering late summer. Prefers full sun/moist soil. Hardy. Up to 60cm. [Collect Only]
Leucanthemum x superbum 'Aglaia' (Shasta Daisy 'Aglaia')
Leucanthemum x superbum 'Aglaia' (Shasta Daisy 'Aglaia'): Double, frilly white flowers in late summer and autumn. Glossy green foliage. Fully hardy, dislikes soggy soils. Height to 50cm
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.
Lobelia x speciosa 'Hadspen Purple' (PBR)
Lobelia x speciosa 'Hadspen Purple' (PBR): Dramatic spikes of purple flowers in late summer, above lance-shaped purple flushed leaves. Needs damp soil in summer. Hardy. Up to 60cm.
Lobelia x speciosa 'Tania'
Lobelia x speciosa 'Tania': Dramatic spikes of brightest pink flowers in late summer.
Molinia caerulea 'Dauerstrahl' (Purple moor grass 'Dauerstrahl')
Molinia caerulea 'Dauerstrahl' (Purple moor grass 'Dauerstrahl'): Upright, purple, flower stalks with slender purple flower heads in late summer. Mounds of mid-green foliage from spring. Hardy. Up to 1m. [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
Molinia caerulea 'Poul Petersen' (Purple moor grass 'Poul Petersen')
Molinia caerulea 'Poul Petersen' (Purple moor grass 'Poul Petersen'): Very handsome grass, much beloved by modern garden designers. Makes an upright, vase shape of burnished gold in autumn.
Molinia caerulea 'Transparent' (Purple moor grass 'Transparent')
Molinia caerulea 'Transparent' (Purple moor grass 'Transparent'): Deciduous grass with long feathery purple flower spikes. Likes moist but well-drained soil in sun or light shade. Hardy. Up to 1.2m. [Collect Only]
Panicum virgatum 'Rehbraun' (Switch grass 'Rehbraun')
Panicum virgatum 'Rehbraun' (Switch grass 'Rehbraun'): Deciduous clump-forming grass, strappy green leaves which turn a brilliant red in autumn, with airy panicles of flowers flushed purple. Hardy. Up to 1m.
Panicum virgatum 'Squaw' (Switch grass 'Squaw')
Panicum virgatum 'Squaw' (Switch grass 'Squaw'): Deciduous grass with strappy green leaves which turn a purple red in autumn, with airy panicles of flowers flushed pink. Hardy. Up to 1m. [Collect Only]
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.
Rudbeckia maxima (Great Coneflower)
Rudbeckia maxima (Great Coneflower): Very tall, upright Rudbeckia with large, bright yellow cones with black eyes in late summer
Salvia guaranitica 'Blue Enigma' (Anise-scented sage 'Blue Enigma')
Salvia guaranitica 'Blue Enigma' (Anise-scented sage 'Blue Enigma'): Tall spikes of deep blue, flowers. Frost-hardy. Up to 1.2m. Prefers full sun and a sheltered spot. Late summer. Attractive to bees.
Salvia uliginosa (Bog Sage)
Salvia uliginosa (Bog Sage): Branched stems of clear blue flowers and lance-shaped leaves. Needs a sunny spot but with moist soil. Hardy. Up to 2m. AGM.
Sanguisorba 'Blackthorn' (Burnet 'Blackthorn')
Sanguisorba 'Blackthorn' (Burnet 'Blackthorn'): Upright spikes of soft pink flowers in late summer and autumn. Hardy. 1-2-1.5m. [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 'Little Angel' (Burnet 'Little Angel')
Sanguisorba 'Little Angel' (Burnet 'Little Angel'): Brand new variety. Compact plant with maroon button flowers and variegated foliage. Hardy. Up to 30cm. Hardy. [Collect Only]
Sanguisorba 'Tanna' (Burnet 'Tanna')
Sanguisorba 'Tanna' (Burnet 'Tanna'): Spikes of burgundy-red bobbly flowers appear in late summer over crinkled blue-green leaves. Height to 50cm. Hardy. [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
Sanguisorba obtusa (Japanese burnet)
Sanguisorba obtusa (Japanese burnet): Arching fluffy pink flower spikes in mid to late summer over crinkled grey green foliage. To 60cm. Hardy [Collect Only]
Sanguisorba officinalis 'Red Thunder' (Burnet 'Red Thunder')
Sanguisorba officinalis 'Red Thunder' (Burnet 'Red Thunder'): Stems of dark-red bobble-like flowers above attractive divided foliage. Up to 1.2m. [Collect Only]
Sanguisorba officinalis 'Shiro-fukurin' (Burnet 'Shiro-fukurin')
Sanguisorba officinalis 'Shiro-fukurin' (Burnet 'Shiro-fukurin'): Nicely variegated green and white leaves, maroon bobble flowers in late summer.
Sedum 'Indian Chief' (Syn. Hylotelephium 'Herbstfreude')
Sedum 'Indian Chief' (Syn. Hylotelephium 'Herbstfreude'): Large pink-red flower heads held above succulent grey-green foliage. Loved by bees and butterflies. Prefers a sunny spot. Hardy. Up to 60cm.
Sedum 'Matrona' (Syn Hylotelephium 'Matrona.)
Sedum 'Matrona' (Syn Hylotelephium 'Matrona.): Sturdy pinkish stems topped with flat warm pink flowers
Sedum 'Red Cauli' (Syn. Hylotelephium 'Red Cauli')
Sedum 'Red Cauli' (Syn. Hylotelephium 'Red Cauli'): Tight domes of bright pinkish red flowers on short, red tinted stems.
Sedum telephium 'Purple Emperor' (Syn. Hylotelephium telephium 'Purple Emperor')
Sedum telephium 'Purple Emperor' (Syn. Hylotelephium telephium 'Purple Emperor'): A fine sedum with purple, almost metallic fleshy leaves and flattish heads of purple-red flowers in late summer.
Tricyrtis hirta 'Alba' (Toadlily 'Alba')
Tricyrtis hirta 'Alba' (Toadlily 'Alba'): Upright flower stems of star-shaped white flowers above shiny dark green lance-shaped leaves. Hardy. Up to 80cm.
Vernonia arkansana 'Mammuth' (Ironweed 'Mammuth')
Vernonia arkansana 'Mammuth' (Ironweed 'Mammuth'): Very tall with purple flowers. Good for growing amongst tall grasses and other classic prairie plants. Loved by bees. Hardy. Up to 1.8m.