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Amsonia hubrichtii (Hubricht's bluestar)
Amsonia hubrichtii (Hubricht's bluestar): Clumps of soft feathery green foliage and palest blue star-like flowers in late Spring. Textural plant. Attractive autumn colour. Up to 60cm. Hardy [Collect Only]
Anemone nemorosa (Wood anemone)
Anemone nemorosa (Wood anemone): Low growing, pure white anemone which flowers in early spring
Anemone sylvestris (Snowdrop anemone)
Anemone sylvestris (Snowdrop anemone): Large pure white flowers over a mound of green ferny foliage.
Aquilegia 'Crimson Star' (Granny's bonnet. Columbine)
Aquilegia 'Crimson Star' (Granny's bonnet. Columbine): Two-toned flowers with red sepals, long spurs and white inner petals, held on tall stems above attractive ferny foliage. Hardy. Up to 90cm.
Aquilegia 'Red Hobbit (Granny's bonnet. Columbine)
Aquilegia 'Red Hobbit (Granny's bonnet. Columbine): Large two-tone cherry red flowers with white corolla in spring. [Collect Only]
Aquilegia alpina (Granny's bonnet. Columbine)
Aquilegia alpina (Granny's bonnet. Columbine): Lovely delicate bonnet shaped blue flowers in the spring, held on upright stems above blue-green ferny foliage. Hardy. Up to 80cm. [Collect Only]
Aquilegia chrysantha 'Yellow Queen' (Granny's bonnet. Columbine)
Aquilegia chrysantha 'Yellow Queen' (Granny's bonnet. Columbine): Bright yellow, fragrant flowers with long spurs on tall stems above ferny foliage. Prefers some shade. Hardy. Up to 90cm. AGM. [Collect Only]
Aquilegia vulgaris 'Black Barlow' (Granny's bonnet. Columbine)
Aquilegia vulgaris 'Black Barlow' (Granny's bonnet. Columbine): Darkest red, almost black, double flowers in spring.
Aquilegia vulgaris var. stellata 'Ruby Port' (Granny's bonnet. Columbine)
Aquilegia vulgaris var. stellata 'Ruby Port' (Granny's bonnet. Columbine): Nodding, double, wine-red flowerheads on slender stems in late spring. [Collect Only]
Arisaema flavum var abbreviatum
Arisaema flavum var abbreviatum: Small yellow flowers in spring, attractive green foliage and red berries in autumn. Great in shade, hardy and long lived. To 20cm. [Collect Only]
Bergenia 'Bach' (Elephant's ears 'Bach')
Bergenia 'Bach' (Elephant's ears 'Bach'): Glossy, dark green foliage. Icy pink flowers with reddish stalks in late winter/spring. Neat and tidy plant. [Collect Only]
Bergenia 'Overture' (Elephant Ears)
Bergenia 'Overture' (Elephant Ears): Vibrant magenta flowers over deep green leaves that turn claret in winter.
Bergenia 'Vinterglod' (Winterglow) (Elephant's ears)
Bergenia 'Vinterglod' (Winterglow) (Elephant's ears): Dark, glossy green leaves, turning red in the winter. Dark red stems with dark pink bell-shaped flowers in Spring. Great ground-cover. [Collect Only]
Bergenia cordifolia (Elephant's ears.)
Bergenia cordifolia (Elephant's ears.): Our in-house variety with huge green leaves which have lovely pink tints in winter and pink flowers in early spring [Collect Only]
Bletilla striata (Hyacinth orchid)
Bletilla striata (Hyacinth orchid): Pink orchid flowers on arching stems and sword-like leaves in late spring. Frost-hardy, so needs a sheltered spot. Up to 20cm.
Brunnera macrophylla (Siberian bugloss)
Brunnera macrophylla (Siberian bugloss): Heart shaped green leaves, with sprays of palest blue flowers in spring. Good in shade. [Collect Only]
Brunnera macrophylla 'Betty Bowring' (Siberian bugloss/Heartleaf)
Brunnera macrophylla 'Betty Bowring' (Siberian bugloss/Heartleaf): Pure white forget-me-not flowers over heat-shaped green leaves.
Brunnera macrophylla 'Dawson's White' (Siberian bugloss/Heartleaf)
Brunnera macrophylla 'Dawson's White' (Siberian bugloss/Heartleaf): Heart-shaped green leaves variably edged in creamy white with sprays of blue forget-me-not flowers in spring. Hardy. Up to 15cm.
Brunnera macrophylla 'Emerald Mist' (PBR) (Siberian bugloss/Heartleaf)
Brunnera macrophylla 'Emerald Mist' (PBR) (Siberian bugloss/Heartleaf): Large heart shaped leaves with silver banding. Long stems of pale blue forget-me-not flowers. Hardy. Up to 40cm.
Brunnera macrophylla 'Jack Frost' (PBR) (Siberian bugloss/Heartleaf)
Brunnera macrophylla 'Jack Frost' (PBR) (Siberian bugloss/Heartleaf): Large, heartshaped silver leaves with green veins and leaf edges. Sprays of forget-me-not blue flowers in spring. Superb shade-loving plant. [Collect Only]
Brunnera macrophylla 'Jack's Gold' (Siberian bugloss/Heartleaf)
Brunnera macrophylla 'Jack's Gold' (Siberian bugloss/Heartleaf): A sport of 'Jack Frost' with golden heart-shaped leaves which fade to silver. Small blue forget-me-not-like flowers in Spring. Hardy. Up to 40cm. [Collect Only]
Brunnera macrophylla 'Jennifer'
Brunnera macrophylla 'Jennifer': Sprays of bi-coloured blue and white forget-me-not-like flowers above green heart-shaped leaves. A great shade-loving plant.
Brunnera macrophylla 'Looking Glass' (PBR) (Siberian bugloss/Heartleaf)
Brunnera macrophylla 'Looking Glass' (PBR) (Siberian bugloss/Heartleaf): Almost entirely silver leaves, faint green veins. Sprays of forget-me-not blue flowers in spring. Excellent in shade
Brunnera macrophylla 'Mr Morse' (Bugloss 'Mr Morse')
Brunnera macrophylla 'Mr Morse' (Bugloss 'Mr Morse'): Heart shaped leaves with silver veins and a froth of tiny white flowers in spring. [Collect Only]
Brunnera macrophylla 'Sea Heart' PBR (Siberian bugloss/Heartleaf)
Brunnera macrophylla 'Sea Heart' PBR (Siberian bugloss/Heartleaf): Large heart-shaped leaves with strong silver colouration with green veins. Sprays of forget-me-not blue flowers. Hardy. Up to 30cm. [Collect Only]
Brunnera macrophylla 'Starry Eyes' (Siberian bugloss/Heartleaf)
Brunnera macrophylla 'Starry Eyes' (Siberian bugloss/Heartleaf): Interesting new variety with starry white flowers edged in blue. Heart shaped green leaves.Hardy. Up to 30cm.
Brunnera macrophylla 'Variegata' (Siberian bugloss/Heartleaf)
Brunnera macrophylla 'Variegata' (Siberian bugloss/Heartleaf): Large, heartshaped leaves with bold variegation. Sprays of forget-me-not blue flowers in spring. Superb shade plant. Hardy. Up to 45cm.
Camassia leitchlinii 'Semiplena' (Camas)
Camassia leitchlinii 'Semiplena' (Camas): Tall spikes of large creamy white double flowers in late spring. [Collect Only]
Cardamine quinquefolia
Cardamine quinquefolia: Light purple flowers emerge very early in spring, with attractive deeply divided leaves. Foliage dies down in summer. [Collect Only]
Convallaria majalis (Lily of the Valley)
Convallaria majalis (Lily of the Valley): Scented white bells in spring, Great for spreading around in shade. [Collect Only]
Convallaria majalis 'Hardwick Hall' (Lily of the Valley)
Convallaria majalis 'Hardwick Hall' (Lily of the Valley): A form of lily of the valley with green leaves edged in yellow. Deliciously scented white flowers in spring. Hardy. Up to 25cm
Cornus canadensis
Cornus canadensis: Ground cover plant with white four petalled flowers in spring. Leaves turn brilliant red in autumn. Ideal under deciduous trees
Corydalis elata 'Blue Summit'
Corydalis elata 'Blue Summit': Stunning electric blue flowers above pretty ferny foliage. Flowers have a coconut-like scent. Great for shady, moist soil. Hardy. Up to 30cm.
Darmera peltata (Umbrella plant)
Darmera peltata (Umbrella plant): Arching sprays of pretty pink flowers in early spring above large ornamental leaves. [Collect Only]
Darmera peltata 'Nana' (Umbrella plant 'Nana')
Darmera peltata 'Nana' (Umbrella plant 'Nana'): A compact form with rounded glossy leaves and pale pink flowers which appear before the leaves in the spring. Hardy. Up to 50cm. [Collect Only]
Dodecatheon meadia f. album (Shooting stars, American cowslip)
Dodecatheon meadia f. album (Shooting stars, American cowslip): Pretty white flowers in spring, swept back to reveal a yellow 'nose'. [Collect Only]
Epimedium 'Alabaster' (Barrenwort)
Epimedium 'Alabaster' (Barrenwort): Bright green, ovate leaves with contrasting delicate white star-like flowers on dark wiry stems. Shady ground cover. Hardy. Up to 20cm.
Epimedium 'Spine Tingler' (Barrenwort)
Epimedium 'Spine Tingler' (Barrenwort): Very distinctive variety with long, tooth-edged leaves, rather like a holly and lemon yellow flowers
Epimedium grandiflorum 'Purple Pixie' (PBR) (Barrenwort 'Purple Pixie')
Epimedium grandiflorum 'Purple Pixie' (PBR) (Barrenwort 'Purple Pixie'): Unusual reddish-purple flowers with prominent white spurs, held on wiry stems above the heart-shaped leaves. Hardy. Up to 30cm. [Collect Only]
Epimedium grandiflorum 'White Queen' (Barrenwort 'White Queen')
Epimedium grandiflorum 'White Queen' (Barrenwort 'White Queen'): Among the largest and showiest of white flowered Epimediums.
Epimedium perralderianum
Epimedium perralderianum: Tiny lemon yellow flowers held on fine wires above attractive, marbled foliage. Very good in shade, even dry shade
Epimedium pinnatum subsp colchicum (Barrenwort)
Epimedium pinnatum subsp colchicum (Barrenwort): Attractive, evergreen, spiny, green leaves with yellow flowers held above the foliage. Shady ground cover. Hardy. Up to 30cm. AGM.
Epimedium pubigerum 'Orangekonigin' (Barrenwort)
Epimedium pubigerum 'Orangekonigin' (Barrenwort): New variety with orange flowers in the spring. Flowers held above heart-shaped leaves. Shady ground cover. Hardy. Up to 30cm. [Collect Only]
Epimedium x perralchicum 'Frohnleiten' (Barrenwort)
Epimedium x perralchicum 'Frohnleiten' (Barrenwort): Heart-shaped leaves are bronze-tinted, wiry stems of yellow, star-like flowers in spring. Shady ground cover. Hardy. Up to 30cm. [Collect Only]
Epimedium x rubrum (Barrenwort)
Epimedium x rubrum (Barrenwort): Green heart shaped leaves tinged with red around the edges in spring. Small red flowers with yellow undersides.
Erinus alpinus 'Doktor Hahnle'
Erinus alpinus 'Doktor Hahnle': Evergreen with small rosettes of green hairy leaves with short stems of purple-red starry flowers. Can tolerate shade. Hardy. Up to 10cm.
Erythronium 'Pagoda' (Dog's tooth violet)
Erythronium 'Pagoda' (Dog's tooth violet): A real spring beauty with large lemon yellow flowers with swept back petals. [Collect Only]
Euphorbia amygdaloides var. robbiae (Mrs Robb's bonnet)
Euphorbia amygdaloides var. robbiae (Mrs Robb's bonnet): Great plant for difficult dry, shady areas. Evergreen dark-green leaves and vibrant lime-green flowers in spring. Suckers and can spread.
Euphorbia palustris (Marsh spurge)
Euphorbia palustris (Marsh spurge): Bright acid green bracts in spring. [Collect Only]
Euphorbia polychroma (Many-coloured spurge, now Euphorbia epithymoides)
Euphorbia polychroma (Many-coloured spurge, now Euphorbia epithymoides): Bright, acid-green bracts in spring. Forms neat mound at front of border
Geum 'Nonna' (Avens 'Nonna')
Geum 'Nonna' (Avens 'Nonna'): New variety with warm apricot semi-double flowers edged in orange, above hairy green foliage. Long flowering. Hardy. Up to 40cm.
Hepatica nobilis
Hepatica nobilis: Pretty bowl shaped blue flowers in early spring.
Jeffersonia diphylla (Twinleaf)
Jeffersonia diphylla (Twinleaf): White single cup-shaped flowers above clumps of unusual bi-lobed leaves on long stalks. Prefers moist, humus-rich soil in shade.
Lamium orvala (white form)
Lamium orvala (white form): A woodland perennial with large, white, lipped flowers in late spring
Lamprocapnos spectabilis (Bleeding Heart, Dicentra)
Lamprocapnos spectabilis (Bleeding Heart, Dicentra): Arching stems with hanging, heart shaped pink flowers. A spring classic. [Collect Only]
Lamprocapnos spectabilis 'Valentine' (Bleeding Heart, Dicentra)
Lamprocapnos spectabilis 'Valentine' (Bleeding Heart, Dicentra): Superb warm red flowered version of this familiar spring flowerer [Collect Only]
Lathyrus vernus (Spring pea)
Lathyrus vernus (Spring pea): Two-tone purple and pink pea-like flowers in early spring
Leucojum aestivum 'Gravetye Giant' (Summer snowflake)
Leucojum aestivum 'Gravetye Giant' (Summer snowflake): Rather like a tall, green-tipped snowdrop, but flowering in mid to late spring. [Collect Only]
Maianthemum bifolium (False lily of the valley)
Maianthemum bifolium (False lily of the valley): Shade-loving spreading perennial. Pairs of glossy oval leaves. Like a mini-hosta. Spikes of white star-shaped flowers. [Collect Only]
Mukdenia rossii
Mukdenia rossii: Short plump spikes of white flowers in spring, but mainly grown for its foliage which turns brilliant red in autumn
Omphalodes verna 'Alba'
Omphalodes verna 'Alba': Small, pure white open flowers in early spring over bright green foliage. Steadily spreads to cover the ground
Paeonia 'Buckeye Belle'
Paeonia 'Buckeye Belle': Blowsy, glossy, deep red, semi-double large flowers with golden stamens. Attractive green foliage. A real stand-out plant. [Collect Only]
Paeonia lactiflora 'Bowl of Beauty' (Peony 'Bowl of Beauty')
Paeonia lactiflora 'Bowl of Beauty' (Peony 'Bowl of Beauty'): Huge sugar-pink petal bowls filled with ripples of yellow ribbony bits. Swoon-worthy. [Collect Only]
Paeonia officinalis 'Alba Plena'
Paeonia officinalis 'Alba Plena': Sumptuous, large double white flowers above green foliage in May. A traditional cottage garden plant. May need support. [Collect Only]
Phlox subulata 'Temiskaming' (Moss phlox)
Phlox subulata 'Temiskaming' (Moss phlox): A carpet of vibrant pink flowers in early summer
Podophyllum peltatum (May apple)
Podophyllum peltatum (May apple): Large umbrella like leaves, with white waxy flowers beneath. A fine woodland plant
Polygonatum verticillatum 'Rubrum'
Polygonatum verticillatum 'Rubrum': Tall upright dark-red stems with whorls of narrow leaves and bell shaped flowers flushed red. Good in shade. Hardy. Up to 1m. [Collect Only]
Polygonatum x hybridum (Solomon's seal (Syn. Polygonatum multiflorum))
Polygonatum x hybridum (Solomon's seal (Syn. Polygonatum multiflorum)): Arching sprays of paired white bells, tinged with green in spring. [Collect Only]
Primula 'Dawn Ansell' (Primula 'Dawn Ansell')
Primula 'Dawn Ansell' (Primula 'Dawn Ansell'): Gorgeous double white flowers, classic primrose leaves [Collect Only]
Primula 'Francisca'
Primula 'Francisca': Really unusual variety with green/acid yellow flowers.
Primula 'Wanda'
Primula 'Wanda': Low growing primula with bright purplish red flowers in early spring [Collect Only]
Primula denticulata 'Rubin' (Drumstick primula)
Primula denticulata 'Rubin' (Drumstick primula): Dark pink/magenta balls of flowers on sturdy stems. [Collect Only]
Primula denticulata var. alba (Drumstick primula - white)
Primula denticulata var. alba (Drumstick primula - white): Pure white balls of flowers on sturdy stems. [Collect Only]
Primula rosea 'Grandiflora'
Primula rosea 'Grandiflora': Bright pink flowers with a yellow centre on an erect stem, may flower before the leaves open. Prefers moist soil. Hardy. Up to 20cm.
Primula sikkimensis (Himalayan cowslip)
Primula sikkimensis (Himalayan cowslip): Tall stems with clusters of pendulous pale yellow funnel-shaped scented flowers, rising from a rosette of green leaves. Up to 40cm.
Primula vulgaris (Primrose)
Primula vulgaris (Primrose): The much loved wild primrose which self-seeds merrily here at the nursery. [Collect Only]
Pulmonaria 'Blue Ensign' (Lungwort)
Pulmonaria 'Blue Ensign' (Lungwort): Rich blue flowers in spring. A reliable hardy perennial [Collect Only]
Pulmonaria 'Cotton Cool' (Lungwort)
Pulmonaria 'Cotton Cool' (Lungwort): Slender leaves, so heavily spotted that they're almost completely silver. Classic pulmonaria purple/blue/pink flowers. [Collect Only]
Pulmonaria 'Majeste' (Lungwort)
Pulmonaria 'Majeste' (Lungwort): Large, heavily silvered leaves and purplish pink flowers in spring
Pulmonaria 'Moonshine' (PBR) (Lungwort)
Pulmonaria 'Moonshine' (PBR) (Lungwort): Silver leaves edged in green are the star of this plant, with pale blue bell-shaped flowers. Good mildew resistance. Hardy. Up to 30cm.
Pulmonaria 'Mrs Kittle' (Lungwort)
Pulmonaria 'Mrs Kittle' (Lungwort): Flushed pink buds opening to clear white flowers above a silvery spotted foliage. Brightens up shady areas. Hardy. Up to 30cm. [Collect Only]
Pulmonaria 'Opal' (Ocupol) (Lungwort 'Opal')
Pulmonaria 'Opal' (Ocupol) (Lungwort 'Opal'): Palest ice-blue flowers over dark green leaves splashed with silver [Collect Only]
Pulmonaria 'Trevi Fountain' (Pulmonaria 'Trevi Fountain')
Pulmonaria 'Trevi Fountain' (Pulmonaria 'Trevi Fountain'): Long flowering, with blue flowers over silver-speckled leaves in spring. [Collect Only]
Pulmonaria longifolia 'Diana Clare' (Lungwort)
Pulmonaria longifolia 'Diana Clare' (Lungwort): Long, slender silver foliage and purple flowers in spring. [Collect Only]
Pulmonaria officinalis 'Sissinghurst White' (Lungwort 'Sissinghurst White')
Pulmonaria officinalis 'Sissinghurst White' (Lungwort 'Sissinghurst White'): Clusters of pure white flowers in spring over white spotted green leaves. [Collect Only]
Pulsatilla vulgaris (Pasque flower)
Pulsatilla vulgaris (Pasque flower): Large cup shaped purple-hued flowers over soft ferny foliage. Thrives in sunny, well drained spots.
Pulsatilla vulgaris 'Alba' (Pasque flower - white)
Pulsatilla vulgaris 'Alba' (Pasque flower - white): Large cup shaped white flowers over soft ferny foliage. Thrives in sunny, well drained spots.
Pulsatilla vulgaris 'Papageno' (Pasque flower)
Pulsatilla vulgaris 'Papageno' (Pasque flower): The petals are deeply dissected, giving a frilled, double effect. Usually purple but can be pink, reddish or white
Pulsatilla vulgaris 'Rote Glocke' (Pasque flower Red Clock)
Pulsatilla vulgaris 'Rote Glocke' (Pasque flower Red Clock): Large dark red flowers with yellow stamens flowers over soft ferny foliage. Thrives in sunny, well drained spots. To 40cm. Hardy.
Saxifraga fortunei 'Shiranami'
Saxifraga fortunei 'Shiranami': Rosettes of green lobed leaves, wiry stems topped with double pure white flowers in late summer/early autumn. Hardy. Up to 25cm. [Collect Only]
Thalictrum aquilegiifolium 'Album' (Meadow rue, white)
Thalictrum aquilegiifolium 'Album' (Meadow rue, white): Clouds of fluffy white flowers in spring, foliage looks like an aquilegia, but much taller.
Tiarella 'Iron Butterfly' (Foam flower)
Tiarella 'Iron Butterfly' (Foam flower): Deeply cut green leaves with a purple-black centre. Long flowering spikes of pale-pink star-like flowers. Hardy. Up to 30cm. [Collect Only]
Tiarella 'Spring Symphony' (PBR) (Foam flower)
Tiarella 'Spring Symphony' (PBR) (Foam flower): Attractive perennial with deeply divided foliage with dark blotch in centre.Long flowering with spikes of white star-shaped flowers.
Tiarella wherryi (Foam flower)
Tiarella wherryi (Foam flower): Spikes of tiny white flowers in spring/early summer. Great in shade
Trillium erectum (Birthroot)
Trillium erectum (Birthroot): Deep maroon, three petalled flowers over three-leaved foliage. Very choice woodland plant. Hardy. Up to 50cm. AGM