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Adonis amurensis 'Fukujukai'
Adonis amurensis 'Fukujukai': Clump forming perennial with attractive ferny-like leaves and yellow daisy-like flowers in Spring. Prefers moist shade. Height to 30cm.
Alchemilla alpina (Lady's mantle)
Alchemilla alpina (Lady's mantle): A miniature Alchemilla with dainty, 5 lobed leaves and a froth of tiny green flowers in spring
Alchemilla mollis (Lady's mantle)
Alchemilla mollis (Lady's mantle): Bright green soft leaves and a froth of acid yellow/green flowers in summer. Very easy for ground cover
Anemone filisecta
Anemone filisecta: Clump forming perennial with green ferny foliage and upright umbels of white single flowers. Up to 30cm. Hardy
Anemone lipsiensis
Anemone lipsiensis: Gorgeous lemon-yellow flowers over a carpet of filigree foliage in spring.
Anemone nemorosa (Wood anemone)
Anemone nemorosa (Wood anemone): Low growing, pure white anemone which flowers in early spring
Anemone nemorosa 'Flore Plena' (Wood anemone)
Anemone nemorosa 'Flore Plena' (Wood anemone): Low growing, double pure white anemone which flowers in early spring
Anemone nemorosa 'Robinsoniana' (Wood anemone)
Anemone nemorosa 'Robinsoniana' (Wood anemone): Delicate lavender blue flowers in Spring above clumps of deeply divided foliage. Hardy. Up to 20cm. Dormant in the summer. AGM.
Anemone sylvestris (Snowdrop anemone)
Anemone sylvestris (Snowdrop anemone): Large pure white flowers over a mound of green ferny foliage.
Anemone x lesseri (Rose windflower)
Anemone x lesseri (Rose windflower): Reddish pink flowers above divided green ferny foliage. A very attractive plant. Flowering in early summer. Hardy. Up to 20cm.
Antennaria dioica 'Rubra'
Antennaria dioica 'Rubra': Small rosettes of spoon shaped leaves and spikes of pink fluffy flowers. Good in alpine troughs or rock gardens. Up to 20cm.
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]
Armeria maritima 'Alba' (White flowered Thrift)
Armeria maritima 'Alba' (White flowered Thrift): A white form of this old fashioned cottage garden favourite. Makes a neat clump of evergreen foliage with white pom-pom flowers.
Arum italicum subsp. italicum 'Marmoratum' (Arum italicum 'Pictum')
Arum italicum subsp. italicum 'Marmoratum' (Arum italicum 'Pictum'): Large arrow shaped green leaves with white markings in winter, spikes of bright orange berries in autumn
Aster alpinus 'Dunkle Schone' (Alpine Aster)
Aster alpinus 'Dunkle Schone' (Alpine Aster): A short variety of Aster with purple daisy flowers and yellow centre, flowering early summer. Hardy. Up to 25cm. Prefers sunny, dry sites.
Aster alpinus var. albus (Alpine Aster)
Aster alpinus var. albus (Alpine Aster): A short variety of Aster with white daisy flowers and yellow centre, flowering early summer. Hardy. Up to 25cm. Prefers sunny, dry sites.
Bellis perennis (pink) (Bellis daisy)
Bellis perennis (pink) (Bellis daisy): Robust perennial with rosettes of spoon shaped leaves with double, pink flowers
Bellis perennis (red) (Bellis daisy)
Bellis perennis (red) (Bellis daisy): Robust perennial with rosettes of spoon shaped leaves with double, red flowers. Good in containers and edging borders.
Bellis perennis (white) (Bellis daisy)
Bellis perennis (white) (Bellis daisy): Robust perennial with rosettes of spoon shaped leaves with double, white flowers. Good in containers and edging borders.
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.
Bergenia 'Bressingham White' (Elephant's ears.)
Bergenia 'Bressingham White' (Elephant's ears.): Large evergreen leaves turn reddish hues in winter. Clusters of white, pink tinged flowers in late winter,
Bergenia 'Ice Queen' (Elephant Ears 'Ice Queen')
Bergenia 'Ice Queen' (Elephant Ears 'Ice Queen'): Very tidy, evergreen plant with bright green, red edged leaves and palest green flowers in winter. [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]
Bletilla striata alba (Hyacinth orchid)
Bletilla striata alba (Hyacinth orchid): White orchid flowers on arching stems and sword-like leaves in late spring. Frost-hardy, so needs a sheltered spot. Up to 20cm.
Bouteloua gracilis (Mosquito grass)
Bouteloua gracilis (Mosquito grass): A low growing tufted grass with blue-green leaves.Unusual bent and flattened flowers and seed heads. Hardy. Up to 30cm. [Collect Only]
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 'Hadspen Cream' (Siberian bugloss/Heartleaf)
Brunnera macrophylla 'Hadspen Cream' (Siberian bugloss/Heartleaf): Large, heartshaped green leaves with wide cream margin. Sprays of forget-me-not blue flowers in spring. [Collect Only]
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.
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 'Silver Wings' (Siberian bugloss/Heartleaf)
Brunnera macrophylla 'Silver Wings' (Siberian bugloss/Heartleaf): A fine shade-loving plant. Silver leaves with green veins and a wide green leaf margin. Sprays of forget-me-not blue flowers in spring. [Collect Only]
Calamintha nepeta 'Blue Cloud'
Calamintha nepeta 'Blue Cloud': Spikes of small, soft blue flowers above mounds of minty scented green leaves. Loved by bees and butterflies. Hardy. Up to 30cm.
Calamintha nepeta 'White Cloud'
Calamintha nepeta 'White Cloud': Spikes of small white flowers above mounds of minty scented green leaves. Loved by bees and butterflies. Hardy. Up to 30cm.
Campanula glomerata 'Caroline' (Clustered bellflower)
Campanula glomerata 'Caroline' (Clustered bellflower): Tight clusters of lilac/purple flowers on short stems above neat, mat-forming foliage.
Cardamine quinquefolia
Cardamine quinquefolia: Light purple flowers emerge very early in spring, with attractive deeply divided leaves. Foliage dies down in summer.
Carex oshimensis 'Everest'
Carex oshimensis 'Everest': Evergreen, strappy leaves with a green centre and bright white edges. Very smart.
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.
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 'Bordeaux' (Lily of the Valley)
Convallaria majalis 'Bordeaux' (Lily of the Valley): Double the height and more flower stems than the usual variety. Deliciously scented white flowers in spring. Hardy. Up to 30cm
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
Corydalis elata
Corydalis elata: Summer flowering Corydalis with bright blue flowers above soft green foliage. Excellent in some shade in moisture retentive soil.
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.
Dianthus 'Devon Wizard' (PBR) (Pink)
Dianthus 'Devon Wizard' (PBR) (Pink): Fragrant, bright deep pink, double flowers and evergreen grey-green foliage. Classic cottage garden plant. Hardy. Up to 30cm. AGM.
Dianthus 'Ine' (Pink)
Dianthus 'Ine' (Pink): Double, white flowers with red markings in centre, highly scented. Good for the border edge. Hardy. Up to 30cm.
Dianthus 'Maggie' (Pink)
Dianthus 'Maggie' (Pink): Semi-double, pink flowers with darker pink markings in centre, highly scented. Good for the border edge. Hardy. Up to 25cm.
Dianthus 'Old Red Clove' (Pink)
Dianthus 'Old Red Clove' (Pink): Dark red, almost purplish flowers with a classic old clove scent. Foliage blue/green.
Dianthus 'Passion'
Dianthus 'Passion': Richest crimson, highly scented flowers over slender grey foliage.
Diplarrena moraea (Butterfly flag)
Diplarrena moraea (Butterfly flag): Pretty white flowers held above short, strappy evergreen foliage.
Dodecatheon meadia (Shooting stars, American cowslip)
Dodecatheon meadia (Shooting stars, American cowslip): Bright pink flowers in spring with swept back petals
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'.
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. [Collect Only]
Epimedium 'Amber Queen' (Barrenwort 'Amber Queen')
Epimedium 'Amber Queen' (Barrenwort 'Amber Queen'): Amber is the perfect description for the flower colour, held well about the leaves in mid-spring.
Epimedium Enchantress (Barrenwort)
Epimedium Enchantress (Barrenwort): Large toothed green leaves, evergreen with large pink flowers in the Spring. Leaves turn red in Autumn. [Collect Only]
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.
Epimedium grandiflorum 'Red Beauty' (Barrenwort 'Red Beauty')
Epimedium grandiflorum 'Red Beauty' (Barrenwort 'Red Beauty'): Large purple-pink flowers with white tips to the spurs, held on wiry stems above the heart-shaped leaves. Hardy. Up to 30cm.
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 bright orange flowers in the spring. Flowers held above heart-shaped leaves. Shady ground cover. Hardy. Up to 30cm.
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.
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.
Epimedium x warleyense (Barrenwort)
Epimedium x warleyense (Barrenwort): Dainty orange flowers in spring with yellow centres.
Epimedium x youngianum 'Merlin' (Barrenwort)
Epimedium x youngianum 'Merlin' (Barrenwort): Purple flowers infused with white, held above attractive heart-shaped leaves, purple tinted.Shady ground cover. Hardy. Up to 30cm.
Epimedium x youngianum 'Roseum' (Barrenwort)
Epimedium x youngianum 'Roseum' (Barrenwort): Palest pink nodding flowers over soft, heart-shaped foliage in spring.
Erigeron glaucus 'Sea Breeze' (Beach aster/Beach fleabane)
Erigeron glaucus 'Sea Breeze' (Beach aster/Beach fleabane): Sun loving, pink daisy with fleshy evergreen leaves. Great for naturalising in rock walls, and dry border edges
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 myrsinites (Spurge)
Euphorbia myrsinites (Spurge): Sprawling stems of glaucous leaves and acid green flowers in spring. Prefers full sun and good drainage. Hardy. Up to 30cm. AGM
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
Festuca glauca 'Elijah Blue' (Blue fescue)
Festuca glauca 'Elijah Blue' (Blue fescue): Forms an evergreen mound of fine, blue-green grass with sprays of blond flowers in mid-summer.
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 [Collect Only]
Geranium 'Dusky Crug' (Cranesbill 'Dusky Crug')
Geranium 'Dusky Crug' (Cranesbill 'Dusky Crug'): Neat mounds of chocolatey brown foliage with sugar pink flowers in mid-summer
Geranium 'Elke' (Cranesbill 'Elke')
Geranium 'Elke' (Cranesbill 'Elke'): Compact, long flowering with pink, white centred, white edged flowers.
Geranium 'Gerwat' (ROZANNE) (PBR) (Geranium 'Rozanne')
Geranium 'Gerwat' (ROZANNE) (PBR) (Geranium 'Rozanne'): Noted for its large blue, white centred flowers and very long flowering period. A fine border geranium. Doesn't run.
Geranium 'Joy' (Geranium)
Geranium 'Joy' (Geranium): Large pink silky flowers over more or less evergreen slightly silvery green leaves. [Collect Only]
Geranium 'Mavis Simpson' (Cranesbill 'Mavis Simpson')
Geranium 'Mavis Simpson' (Cranesbill 'Mavis Simpson'): Clear pink flowers over grey-green foliage. Very long flowering period.
Geranium 'Orkney Cherry' (Bremmery) (PBR)
Geranium 'Orkney Cherry' (Bremmery) (PBR): Masses of small vivid pink flowers over a neat mound of bronzy green foliage.
Geranium 'Patricia' (Cranesbill 'Patricia' (Proper name: Geranium 'Brempat'))
Geranium 'Patricia' (Cranesbill 'Patricia' (Proper name: Geranium 'Brempat')): Masses of magenta flowers over fresh green foliage. [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
Geranium macrorrhizum 'Album'
Geranium macrorrhizum 'Album': Superb ground cover Geranium especially for dry shade. White flowers with definite hint of pink. Aromatic foliage.
Geranium macrorrhizum 'Bevan's Variety'
Geranium macrorrhizum 'Bevan's Variety': Superb ground cover Geranium especially for dry shade. Bright pink over a dense mound of aromatic foliage.
Geranium macrorrhizum 'White Ness' (Cranesbill)
Geranium macrorrhizum 'White Ness' (Cranesbill): Pure white flowers over aromatic, bright green, evergreen foliage. Good groundcover in shade.
Geranium maculatum 'Album'
Geranium maculatum 'Album': Clean white flowers over neat foliage. Great for establishing under trees and in shady areas.
Geranium maculatum 'Elizabeth Ann' (PBR)
Geranium maculatum 'Elizabeth Ann' (PBR): Pink flowers over dark, almost wine red leaves.
Geranium maculatum 'Espresso'
Geranium maculatum 'Espresso': Lilac flowers over dusky purplish brown foliage
Geranium nodosum
Geranium nodosum: Fast spreading hardyGeranium with purplish pink flowers over a long season in summer. A great gap filler.
Geranium nodosum 'Silverwood'
Geranium nodosum 'Silverwood': Pure white form of the more common pink species.
Geranium sanguineum 'Album'
Geranium sanguineum 'Album': Pure white flowers over a mat of dark green leaves
Geranium sanguineum 'Tiny Monster'
Geranium sanguineum 'Tiny Monster': A low-growing geranium with vibrant pink flowers with dark veins, with deeply divided foliage. Good ground cover. Hardy. Up to 30cm.
Geranium sanguineum var. striatum
Geranium sanguineum var. striatum: Really pretty palest pink flowers with darker pink veins. Forms low growing mats or mounds.
Geranium x cantabrigiense 'Biokovo' (Cranesbill)
Geranium x cantabrigiense 'Biokovo' (Cranesbill): Pale pink flowers with deep pink stamens above a low growing mat of small, aromatic, near-evergreen leaves. Hardy. Up to 20cm.
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
Geum 'Karlskaer' (Avens 'Karlskaer')
Geum 'Karlskaer' (Avens 'Karlskaer'): Warm, apricot-orange cupped flowers over softly hairy green foliage.
Geum 'Lemon Drops' (Avens 'Lemon Drops')
Geum 'Lemon Drops' (Avens 'Lemon Drops'): Primrose yellow flowers, semi-evergreen foliage.
Geum 'Lisanne' (Avens 'Lisanne')
Geum 'Lisanne' (Avens 'Lisanne'): Pale yellow cupped flowers over softly hairy green foliage. Compact plant and long flowering season. Hardy. Up to 25cm.
Geum 'Stacey's Sunrise' (Avens 'Stacey's Sunrise')
Geum 'Stacey's Sunrise' (Avens 'Stacey's Sunrise'): Pale apricot flowers on compact stems above rosettes of rounded hairy leaves. Semi-evergreen. Long flowering. Hardy. Up to 30cm.
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.
Helleborus niger (Christmas Rose)
Helleborus niger (Christmas Rose): Pure white flowers in midwinter, evergreen foliage. [Collect Only]
Hemerocallis 'Chicago Apache' (Day Lily 'Chicago Apache')
Hemerocallis 'Chicago Apache' (Day Lily 'Chicago Apache'): Large red velvety flowers, limey-yellow throat. [Collect Only]
Hemerocallis 'Custard Candy' (Daylily 'Custard Candy')
Hemerocallis 'Custard Candy' (Daylily 'Custard Candy'): Large, creamy flowers with maroon and lime green throat. [Collect Only]
Hepatica nobilis
Hepatica nobilis: Pretty bowl shaped blue flowers in early spring.
Heuchera 'Midnight Rose' (PBR)
Heuchera 'Midnight Rose' (PBR): Darkest purple leaves, splashed with bright pink. Excellent for all year round foliage colour [Collect Only]
Hosta 'Devon Green'
Hosta 'Devon Green': Elegant hosta with tapering, dark green, fine-veined leaves. Lilac flowers in summer [Collect Only]
Lamium maculatum 'White Nancy' (Spotted dead nettle 'White Nancy')
Lamium maculatum 'White Nancy' (Spotted dead nettle 'White Nancy'): A low ground cover plant with silvery heart-shaped leaves and short stems of white. Brightens up a shady area. Hardy. Up to 20cm.
Lathyrus vernus (Spring pea)
Lathyrus vernus (Spring pea): Two-tone purple and pink pea-like flowers in early spring
Leontopodium alpinum subsp. alpinum (Edelweiss)
Leontopodium alpinum subsp. alpinum (Edelweiss): Edelweiss. Grey-green leaves and short woolly, unusual white flowers. Prefers good drainage and full sun. Hardy. Up to 20cm.
Liriope muscari (Blue turf lily,)
Liriope muscari (Blue turf lily,): Spikes of vibrant purple flowers in autumn, evergreen strappy foliage.
Liriope muscari 'Okina' (Blue turf lily)
Liriope muscari 'Okina' (Blue turf lily): Unusual bleached white strappy foliage, speckled green with age. Spikes of vibrant purple flowers in autumn, black berries. Hardy
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
Nepeta x faassenii 'Kit Cat' (Catmint)
Nepeta x faassenii 'Kit Cat' (Catmint): A compact variety of catmint making a neat mound of aromatic green foliage and clusters of lavender blue flowers. Hardy. Up to 30cm.
Oenothera macrocarpa (Missouri evening primrose)
Oenothera macrocarpa (Missouri evening primrose): Huge trumpet shaped yellow flowers through mid-summer on a low, spreading plant.
Omphalodes cappadocica 'Cherry Ingram' (Navelwort)
Omphalodes cappadocica 'Cherry Ingram' (Navelwort): An early spring flowering perennial with lustrous leaves and pretty deep blue flowers in early spring.
Ophiopogon planescapus 'Nigrescens' (Black lilyturf)
Ophiopogon planescapus 'Nigrescens' (Black lilyturf): Jet back strappy leaves and purplish flowers in mid-summer. Widely and rightly used in modern planting schemes against silvery plants and paving.
Origanum 'Kent Beauty' (Marjoram 'Kent Beauty')
Origanum 'Kent Beauty' (Marjoram 'Kent Beauty'): Largely grown for it's attractive flowers which hang from this low growing plant like pink hops.
Paeonia tenuifolia (Fern leaf Paeony)
Paeonia tenuifolia (Fern leaf Paeony): Sumptuous single deep red flowers, feathery foliage. Stunning plant for a sunny, well-drained spot [Collect Only]
Persicaria affinis 'Darjeeling Red'
Persicaria affinis 'Darjeeling Red': Semi-evergreen mat-forming perennial with green narrow leaves that turn bronze over winter. Spikes of pink poker-like flowers which darken with age.
Petasites paradoxus (Alpine butterburr)
Petasites paradoxus (Alpine butterburr): Silvery, wide but pointed leaves in summer. Flowers resembling white studded tennis balls in February. Excellent foliage plant
Petrorhagia saxifraga (Tunic flower)
Petrorhagia saxifraga (Tunic flower): Low growing with masses of pale pink flowers and fine thin leaves. Good in alpine troughs or rock gardens. Hardy. Up to 15cm. AGM.
Phlox divaricata 'Clouds of Perfume'
Phlox divaricata 'Clouds of Perfume': Deliciously scented and delicate pale blue flowers which are long-lasting. Prefers some partial shade. Hardy. Up to 30cm.
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)
Phlox subulata 'Lilacina' (Moss phlox): Pale blue star-like flowers above a cushion of hairy narrow leaves. Good for alpine beds or rockeries. Hardy. Up to 15cm.
Podophyllum peltatum (May apple)
Podophyllum peltatum (May apple): Large umbrella like leaves, with white waxy flowers beneath. A fine woodland plant
Polemonium 'Northern Lights' (Jacob's Ladder 'Northern Lights')
Polemonium 'Northern Lights' (Jacob's Ladder 'Northern Lights'): Heavenly scented, compact form of Jacob's Ladder, with warm blue flowers
Polemonium reptans 'Blue Pearl'
Polemonium reptans 'Blue Pearl': Attractive, low-growing form with fresh green ferny foliage and sky-blue bell-like flowers. Hardy. Up to 30cm. [Collect Only]
Potentilla atrosanguinea (Cinquefoil)
Potentilla atrosanguinea (Cinquefoil): Bright scarlet flowers over silvery foliage. Great for stony or poor soils in full sun.
Primula 'Don Keefe'
Primula 'Don Keefe': Glowing scarlet-orange primrose-like flowers on a sturdy stem.
Primula 'Francisca'
Primula 'Francisca': Really unusual variety with green/acid yellow flowers.
Primula denticulata (Drumstick primula)
Primula denticulata (Drumstick primula): Round heads of purple, occasionally white flowers above a rosette of green leaves.
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.
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 sieboldii 'Winter Dreams' (Japanese Woodland Primula)
Primula sieboldii 'Winter Dreams' (Japanese Woodland Primula): Palest pink flowers with snowflake effect petals.
Primula vialli (Vial's Primrose)
Primula vialli (Vial's Primrose): Flower spikes of crimson buds open into a mass of pale purple flowers in mid-summer. Often reflowers in late summer/autumn
Primula vulgaris (Primrose)
Primula vulgaris (Primrose): The much loved wild primrose which self-seeds merrily here at the nursery. [Collect Only]
Primula vulgaris 'Drumcliff' (Primrose)
Primula vulgaris 'Drumcliff' (Primrose): Palest pink flowers over glossy olive-green foliage. One of a range of new dark-leaved primulas from Ireland. [Collect Only]
Primula vulgaris 'Innisfree' (Primrose)
Primula vulgaris 'Innisfree' (Primrose): Dark, velvety red flowers over very dark green foliage. One of the new range of wonderful dark leaved primroses from Ireland [Collect Only]
Pulmonaria 'Blue Ensign' (Lungwort)
Pulmonaria 'Blue Ensign' (Lungwort): Rich blue flowers in spring. A reliable hardy perennial
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.
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 '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.
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
Saxifraga 'Southside Seedling'
Saxifraga 'Southside Seedling': Rosettes of green fleshy leaves, wiry stems topped with white flowers, blotched with red in spring. Hardy. Up to 30cm.
Saxifraga stolonifera ' Kinki Purple'
Saxifraga stolonifera ' Kinki Purple': Rounded, hairy leaves with green above and red below. Wiry stems topped with white flowers in early autumn. Hardy. Up to 30cm.
Saxifraga x urbium 'Variegata' (London Pride)
Saxifraga x urbium 'Variegata' (London Pride): Wiry stems topped with dainty pale pink flowers over ground evergreen rosettes of green leaves with creamy yellow markings.
Sedum 'Ruby Glow'
Sedum 'Ruby Glow': Low-growing perennial with dark stems and foliage followed by ruby-red star-shaped flowers in late summer. Good ground cover in dry soil. [Collect Only]
Sedum telephium 'Strawberries and Cream' (Stonecrop)
Sedum telephium 'Strawberries and Cream' (Stonecrop): Two-tone cream and pink flowers over purplish foliage. Loved by bees and butterflies. Height 30cm. Full sun. Hardy. [Collect Only]
Thalictrum ichangense (Thalictrum ichangense)
Thalictrum ichangense (Thalictrum ichangense): Rounded purplish green leaves with silvery veins, dainty sprays of tiny pink flowers in summer.
Thalictrum isopyroides (Dwarf meadow rue)
Thalictrum isopyroides (Dwarf meadow rue): Dainty froth of finely divided fern like flowers topped with sprays of tiny green flowers in summer. A shade lover.
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.
Tiarella 'Pink Bouquet' (Foam flower)
Tiarella 'Pink Bouquet' (Foam flower): A constant supply of palest pink flower spikes from spring to mid-summer. Soft maple shaped green leaves with slim dark central markings
Tiarella 'Pink Skyrocket' (PBR) (Foam flower)
Tiarella 'Pink Skyrocket' (PBR) (Foam flower): A vigorous variety with deeply divided, elegant foliage and dainty pink flower spikes. Very long flowering
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
Tradescantia 'Bilberry Ice' (Spiderwort (Andersoniana Group) 'Bilberry Ice')
Tradescantia 'Bilberry Ice' (Spiderwort (Andersoniana Group) 'Bilberry Ice'): Three-petalled icy purple flowers above strappy foliage. [Collect Only]
Trillium grandiflorum (American wake-robin)
Trillium grandiflorum (American wake-robin): Pure white, three petalled flowers over three-leaved foliage.
Veronica spicata 'Silver Carpet'
Veronica spicata 'Silver Carpet': Low-growing plant with silvery foliage and short spikes of deep purple-blue flowers. Good for edging a border. Hardy. Up to 25cm.
Veronica spicata 'Ulster Dwarf Blue'
Veronica spicata 'Ulster Dwarf Blue': Compact variety with spires of blue flowers above bright green lance shaped foliage. Prefers a sunny spot. Hardy. Up to 30cm.
x Heucherella 'Kimono' (PBR)
x Heucherella 'Kimono' (PBR): Mounds of attractive, evergreen, slightly silvery leaves with darker veins
x Heucherella 'Tapestry' (PBR) (Coral Flower)
x Heucherella 'Tapestry' (PBR) (Coral Flower): Two-tone green/bronze leaves dusky pink flowers June-July. Semi-evergreen. Max Height 20cm. Shade/partial shade. Hardy.