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Allium senescens (German garlic/Broadleaved chives)
Allium senescens (German garlic/Broadleaved chives): Clusters of pale pink or white flowers, slender strappy leaves which don't die back when the plant is in flower. Hardy. Up to 30cm.
Astrantia major (Greater masterwort)
Astrantia major (Greater masterwort): White/green pincushion flowers. Good for drying, I'm told! Great in sun/shade in soil that isn't too dry. Hardy. Up to 60cm.
Astrantia major 'Roma' (PBR) (Hattie's pincushion, Masterwort 'Roma)
Astrantia major 'Roma' (PBR) (Hattie's pincushion, Masterwort 'Roma): A fine pink Astrantias with very long lasting pink flowerheads. Easy to grow in any spot that's not too dry. Hardy. Up to 50cm.
Campanula takesimana 'Elizabeth' (Korean Bellflower)
Campanula takesimana 'Elizabeth' (Korean Bellflower): Upright stems with dark pink drooping large bells. Can be vigorous on good soil. May need some support. Bee-friendly. Hardy. Up to 70cm.
Centaurea 'Jordy' (Perennial cornflower 'Jordy')
Centaurea 'Jordy' (Perennial cornflower 'Jordy'): Beautiful maroon-purple flowers over felty silvery-green foliage.
Centaurea montana 'Parham' (Perennial cornflower 'Parham')
Centaurea montana 'Parham' (Perennial cornflower 'Parham'): Large lavender purple fluffy flowers over silvery-green foliage. To 40cm. Hardy
Centaurea montana 'Violetta (Perennial cornflower 'Violetta')
Centaurea montana 'Violetta (Perennial cornflower 'Violetta'): Large purple cornflower-like flowers over grey-green foliage. Very attractive to bees and butterflies. Up to 40cm. Hardy.
Centranthus ruber 'Albus' (White Valerian)
Centranthus ruber 'Albus' (White Valerian): White panicles of white flowers in mid-late summer. Very easy, self-seeds. Perennial and hardy. To 60cm.
Coreopsis verticillata 'Grandiflora' (Tickseed 'Grandiflora')
Coreopsis verticillata 'Grandiflora' (Tickseed 'Grandiflora'): Compact variety with bright and cheery golden yellow daisy-like flowers. Held on wiry stems. Hardy. Up to 60cm.
Filipendula palmata 'Nana'
Filipendula palmata 'Nana': Shorter form of meadowsweet with heads of frothy pink flowers above dark green divided foliage. Prefers moist well-drained soil. Hardy. Up to 40cm.
Geranium 'Nimbus' (Cranesbill 'Nimbus')
Geranium 'Nimbus' (Cranesbill 'Nimbus'): Makes medium sized domes of finely divided foliage smothered in purplish blue flowers in early summer. To 50cm. Hardy
Geranium 'Red Admiral' (Cranesbill 'Red Admiral')
Geranium 'Red Admiral' (Cranesbill 'Red Admiral'): A compact, cultivar with masses of magenta pink flowers and black veining above green deeply divided foliage. Hardy. Up to 60cm.
Geranium 'Sirak' (Cranesbill 'Sirak')
Geranium 'Sirak' (Cranesbill 'Sirak'): Large, trumpet shaped glowing pink flowers for a long period from May to August. Fully hardy. Height to 60cm.
Geranium palmatum
Geranium palmatum: Bright pink flowers held on wiry stems above rosettes of evergreen foliage. To 60cm. Frost hardy.
Geranium phaeum 'Album' (Dusky cranesbill 'Album')
Geranium phaeum 'Album' (Dusky cranesbill 'Album'): Clean white flowers held above bright green foliage. Excellent in shade. Spreading habit. Hardy. Height to 60cm.
Geranium pratense 'Mrs Kendall Clark' (Meadow cranesbill 'Mrs Kendall Clark')
Geranium pratense 'Mrs Kendall Clark' (Meadow cranesbill 'Mrs Kendall Clark'): Palest purpley/grey flowers, makes a good mound of foliage. Hardy. To 40cm.
Geranium x oxonianum 'Claridge Druce'
Geranium x oxonianum 'Claridge Druce': Long flowering vigorous geranium with pale pink flowers with cerise pink veins. Good for ground cover. Hardy. Up to 50cm.
Hemerocallis 'Corky' (Daylily 'Corky')
Hemerocallis 'Corky' (Daylily 'Corky'): Slender yellow trumpets with mahogany stripe on back. Flowers held high on black stems above fine foliage. Superb plant. To 60cm. Hardy
Hosta 'Blue Mouse Ears'
Hosta 'Blue Mouse Ears': A small form of Hosta with smooth rounded blue-grey leaves and soft purple flowers in the summer. Hardy. Up to 50cm.
Hosta 'June'
Hosta 'June': A popular cultivar. Glaucous blue green heart-shaped leaves with yellow-green variegation in the leaf centre. Purple flowers. Hardy. Up to 50cm.
Knautia macedonica (Macedonian scabious)
Knautia macedonica (Macedonian scabious): Lovely dark pink, scabious-like flowers from early to late summer.
Monarda 'Fireball' (PBR) (Bee Balm/Bergamot 'Fireball')
Monarda 'Fireball' (PBR) (Bee Balm/Bergamot 'Fireball'): Whorls of scarlet-red flowers above clumps of lance-like aromatic foliage. Long flowering. Prefers a moist soil. Hardy. Up to 60cm. [Collect Only]
Origanum 'Rosenkuppel' (Oregano 'Rosenkuppel')
Origanum 'Rosenkuppel' (Oregano 'Rosenkuppel'): A lovely cultivar with scented foliage and erect stems with dark pink/purple flowers. Loved by bees and butterflies. Non-edible form. Hardy. Up to 60cm.
Penstemon 'Raven'
Penstemon 'Raven': Darkest purple-red tubular flowers over semi-evergreen foliage. [Collect Only]
Penstemon 'Schoenholzeri'
Penstemon 'Schoenholzeri': Brilliant scarlet tubular flowers, slender leaves.
Penstemon 'Sour Grapes' (Syn. Stapleford Gem)
Penstemon 'Sour Grapes' (Syn. Stapleford Gem): Purple-blue tubular flowers with a metallic sheen and patches of white in the throat. Protect from hard frosts. To 60cm.
Penstemon 'White Bedder'
Penstemon 'White Bedder': Pure white tubular flowers over semi-evergreen foliage. Frost-hardy perennial. Up to 60cm.
Persicaria amplexicaulis var. pendula
Persicaria amplexicaulis var. pendula: Dark-pink flower spikes which droop rather than stand upright. Long flowering. Hardy. Up to 60cm. [Collect Only]
Polemonium Bressingham Purple = 'Polbress' (Jacob's Ladder 'Bressingham Purple')
Polemonium Bressingham Purple = 'Polbress' (Jacob's Ladder 'Bressingham Purple'): Striking purple foliage topped with purplish blue flowers in early summer. Hardy. To 60cm
Potentilla 'Esta Ann' (Cinquefoil 'Esta Ann')
Potentilla 'Esta Ann' (Cinquefoil 'Esta Ann'): Vibrant yellow flowers with a red centre held well above a mound of dark green strawberry-like foliage. Hardy. Up to 40cm.
Potentilla thurberi 'Monarch's Velvet' (Cinquefoil 'Monarch's Velvet')
Potentilla thurberi 'Monarch's Velvet' (Cinquefoil 'Monarch's Velvet'): Dark red velvety flowers with a darker eye held daintily above green, deeply divided foliage
Primula bulleyana (Bulley's primrose)
Primula bulleyana (Bulley's primrose): Upright tall stems of bright orange-yellow flowers from a rosette of green leaves. Likes damp borders. Hardy. Up to 60cm.
Primula japonica 'Miller's Crimson' (Japanese primula 'Miller's Crimson')
Primula japonica 'Miller's Crimson' (Japanese primula 'Miller's Crimson'): Whorls of dark pink, almost red flowers on tall stems, rising from a rosette of green leaves. To 60cm. Hardy
Primula x bulleesiana
Primula x bulleesiana: Candelabra primula with upright tall stems of mixed bright orange-yellow, pink and purple flowers from a rosette of green leaves. Hardy. Up to 60cm.
Sesleria autumnalis (Autumn moor grass)
Sesleria autumnalis (Autumn moor grass): Evergreen grass with strappy bright green leaves, turning more yellow in autumn with silvery white flowers in summer. Hardy. Up to 60cm.
Stachys officinalis 'Hummelo' (Betony 'Hummelo')
Stachys officinalis 'Hummelo' (Betony 'Hummelo'): Upright spikes of rosy purple flowers above pointed dark green foliage. Very attractive to bees. To 50cm. Hardy.
Stipa tenuissima (Mexican feather grass.)
Stipa tenuissima (Mexican feather grass.): Soft plumes of very tactile grass from early summer. Stands well through winter, turning progressively more pale. To 50cm. [Collect Only]
Stipa tenuissima 'Wind Whispers' (Syn. Nassella tenuissima)
Stipa tenuissima 'Wind Whispers' (Syn. Nassella tenuissima): Soft plumes of very tactile grass from early summer. Stands well through winter
Tradescantia (Andersoniana Group) 'Innocence' (Spider lily 'Innocence')
Tradescantia (Andersoniana Group) 'Innocence' (Spider lily 'Innocence'): Three-petalled pure white flowers with purple tinged anthers. Strappy bright green foliage.
Trollius x cultorum 'Lemon Queen' (Globeflower 'Lemon Queen')
Trollius x cultorum 'Lemon Queen' (Globeflower 'Lemon Queen'): A clump-forming perennial with glossy deeply divided leaves. Pale yellow flowers in late spring and early summer. Hardy. Up to 60cm. [Collect Only]
Veronica longifolia 'Charlotte' (PBR) (Long-leaved speedwell 'Charlotte')
Veronica longifolia 'Charlotte' (PBR) (Long-leaved speedwell 'Charlotte'): Spikes of white flowers, slender variegated leaves. Good in sun or part shade. Hardy. Height to 40cm. [Collect Only]
Veronica longifolia 'Melanie White' (Long-leaved speedwell 'Melanie White')
Veronica longifolia 'Melanie White' (Long-leaved speedwell 'Melanie White'): Spikes of pure, clean white flowers, and long slender foliage. Good in sun or part shade. Good as a cut-flower. Hardy. Up to 60cm.