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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 sylvestris (Snowdrop anemone)
Anemone sylvestris (Snowdrop anemone): Large pure white flowers over a mound of green ferny foliage. Hardy. Up to 30cm.
Anthyllis vulneraria var. coccinea
Anthyllis vulneraria var. coccinea: Forms low mounds of frondy foliage with masses of scarlet, pea-like flowers.
Astilbe 'Sprite' (simplicifolia hybrid)
Astilbe 'Sprite' (simplicifolia hybrid): A shorter form of this popular perennial with panicles of pale pink flowers & dark green ferny leaves. Good for damp or shady spots. Hardy. Up to 30cm.
Athyrium niponicum 'Red Beauty' (Japanese painted fern 'Red Beauty')
Athyrium niponicum 'Red Beauty' (Japanese painted fern 'Red Beauty'): Deciduous fern with silvery green arching fronds with reddish-purple stems. Prefers a moist shady site. Hardy. Up to 50cm. [Collect Only]
Bergenia 'Baby Doll' (Elephant's ears 'Baby Doll')
Bergenia 'Baby Doll' (Elephant's ears 'Baby Doll'): A compact form with rounded evergreen leaves and short sprays of pale pink flowers in spring.
Bergenia cordifolia 'Vinterglod' (Elephant's ears 'Vinterglod' (Winterglow))
Bergenia cordifolia 'Vinterglod' (Elephant's ears 'Vinterglod' (Winterglow)): 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 (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.
Brunnera macrophylla 'Sea Heart' (PBR) (Siberian bugloss 'Sea Heart')
Brunnera macrophylla 'Sea Heart' (PBR) (Siberian bugloss 'Sea Heart'): Large heart-shaped leaves with strong silver colouration with green veins. Sprays of forget-me-not blue flowers. 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 'Alba' (White clustered bellflower)
Campanula glomerata 'Alba' (White clustered bellflower): Tight clusters of white flowers on short stems above neat, mat-forming foliage. Height about 30cm. Hardy.
Carex oshimensis 'Evergold' (Japanese sedge 'Evergold')
Carex oshimensis 'Evergold' (Japanese sedge 'Evergold'): Evergreen, strappy leaves with a vibrant yellow centre and bright green edges. Hardy, easy and trouble-free. Up to 30cm.
Centaurea montana 'Purple Heart' (Perennial cornflower 'Purple Heart')
Centaurea montana 'Purple Heart' (Perennial cornflower 'Purple Heart'): Large white cornflower-like flowers with violet central markings. To 30cm. Hardy
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 'Flore Pleno' (Lily of the Valley - double flowered)
Convallaria majalis 'Flore Pleno' (Lily of the Valley - double flowered): Scented double white bells in spring, Great for spreading around in shade. To 20cm.
Dicentra 'King of Hearts'
Dicentra 'King of Hearts': Bright rose pendent flowers held above blue-green ferny foliage. Likes a sheltered spot in dappled shade, not too dry. Hardy. Up to 25cm. [Collect Only]
Dodecatheon meadia (Shooting stars, American cowslip)
Dodecatheon meadia (Shooting stars, American cowslip): Bright pink flowers in spring, swept back to reveal a yellow 'nose'. Hardy, but best grown in a sheltered spot. Up to 20cm.
Epimedium 'Amber Queen' (PBR) (Barrenwort 'Amber Queen')
Epimedium 'Amber Queen' (PBR) (Barrenwort 'Amber Queen'): Amber is the perfect description for the flower colour, held well about the leaves in mid-spring. 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. To 30cm. Hardy.
Epimedium perralderianum (Barrenwort)
Epimedium perralderianum (Barrenwort): 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.
Epimedium x perralchicum 'Frohnleiten' (Barrenwort 'Frohnleiten')
Epimedium x perralchicum 'Frohnleiten' (Barrenwort 'Frohnleiten'): 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 (red barrenwort)
Epimedium x rubrum (red barrenwort): Green heart shaped leaves tinged with red around the edges in spring. Small red flowers with yellow undersides. To 30cm. Hardy
Epimedium x warleyense (Barrenwort)
Epimedium x warleyense (Barrenwort): Dainty orange flowers in spring with yellow centres. Great for shady areas. To 30cm. Hardy.
Epimedium x warleyense 'Orangekonigin' (Barrenwort 'Orangekonigin')
Epimedium x warleyense 'Orangekonigin' (Barrenwort 'Orangekonigin'): New variety with orange flowers in the spring. Flowers held above heart-shaped leaves. Shady ground cover. Hardy. Up to 30cm.
Erigeron 'Foerster's Liebling' (Fleabane 'Foerster's Liebling')
Erigeron 'Foerster's Liebling' (Fleabane 'Foerster's Liebling'): Large semi-double deep pink flowers with a bright yellow eye. Great for sunny, well-drained spots. Easy and reliable. Hardy. Up to 30cm.
Eryngium planum 'Blue Hobbit' (Sea Holly 'Blue Hobbit')
Eryngium planum 'Blue Hobbit' (Sea Holly 'Blue Hobbit'): A more compact form with steely blue flowers on dark stems. Spiny glaucous foliage. Loves sunshine and very well-drained gritty soil. Hardy. Up to 30cm.
Euphorbia amygdaloides 'Purpurea' (Purple spurge)
Euphorbia amygdaloides 'Purpurea' (Purple spurge): Evergreen maroon foliage contrasts sharply with lime green flowers in spring. Height to 30cm. Hardy
Euphorbia polychroma (Many-coloured spurge, Syn. Euphorbia epithymoides)
Euphorbia polychroma (Many-coloured spurge, Syn. Euphorbia epithymoides): Bright, acid-green bracts in spring. Forms neat mound at front of border. To 30cm. Hardy [Collect Only]
Festuca glauca 'Elijah Blue' (Blue fescue 'Elijah Blue')
Festuca glauca 'Elijah Blue' (Blue fescue 'Elijah Blue'): Forms an evergreen mound of fine, blue-green grass with sprays of blond flowers in mid-summer. Height to 30cm. Hardy.
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
Geranium himalayense 'Baby Blue' (Cranesbill 'Baby Blue')
Geranium himalayense 'Baby Blue' (Cranesbill 'Baby Blue'): Large blue cup shaped flowers with purple veining. Spreading habit, forming a carpet of deeply divided leaves. Hardy. Up to 30cm.
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 maculatum 'Album' (white spotted cranesbill)
Geranium maculatum 'Album' (white spotted cranesbill): Clean white flowers over neat foliage. Great for establishing under trees and in shady areas.
Geranium maculatum 'Elizabeth Ann' (Spotted cranesbill 'Elizabeth Ann')
Geranium maculatum 'Elizabeth Ann' (Spotted cranesbill 'Elizabeth Ann'): Pink flowers over dark, almost wine red leaves. Fully hardy. Height to 40cm.
Geranium Patricia = 'Brempat' (Cranesbill 'Patricia')
Geranium Patricia = 'Brempat' (Cranesbill 'Patricia'): Masses of magenta flowers over fresh green foliage. Height to 30cm. Fully hardy.
Geranium Rozanne = 'Gerwat' (PBR) (Geranium 'Rozanne')
Geranium Rozanne = 'Gerwat' (PBR) (Geranium 'Rozanne'): Noted for its large blue, white centred flowers and very long flowering period. A fine border geranium. Doesn't run. To 30cm. Hardy
Geranium sanguineum (Bloody cranesbill)
Geranium sanguineum (Bloody cranesbill): Neat, mat forming hardy geranium with bright pink flowers throughout the summer. Good for edging and pots.
Geranium sanguineum 'Album' (Bloody cranesbill 'Album')
Geranium sanguineum 'Album' (Bloody cranesbill 'Album'): Pure white flowers over a mat of dark green leaves. Height to 20cm. Fully hardy.
Geranium sanguineum 'Elsbeth'
Geranium sanguineum 'Elsbeth': A low-growing geranium with magenta pink flowers, above a mat of divided foliage. Hardy. Up to 15cm.
Geranium sanguineum 'Tiny Monster' (Bloody cranesbill 'Tiny Monster')
Geranium sanguineum 'Tiny Monster' (Bloody cranesbill '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 (Striped bloody cranesbill)
Geranium sanguineum var. striatum (Striped bloody cranesbill): Really pretty palest pink flowers with darker pink veins. Forms low growing mats or mounds.
Geranium x cantabrigiense 'Biokovo' (Cranesbill 'Biokovo')
Geranium x cantabrigiense 'Biokovo' (Cranesbill 'Biokovo'): Pale pink flowers with deep pink stamens above a low growing mat of small, aromatic, near-evergreen leaves. Hardy. Up to 20cm.
Geum 'Lemon Drops' (Avens 'Lemon Drops')
Geum 'Lemon Drops' (Avens 'Lemon Drops'): Primrose yellow flowers, semi-evergreen foliage. To 50cm. Hardy and reliable. [Collect Only]
Geum 'Rusty Young' (Avens 'Rusty Young')
Geum 'Rusty Young' (Avens 'Rusty Young'): Warm golden yellow flowers splashed with coppery red.
Geum 'Stacey's Sunrise' (Avens 'Stacey's Sunrise')
Geum 'Stacey's Sunrise' (Avens 'Stacey's Sunrise'): Pale yellow flowers on compact stems above rosettes of rounded hairy leaves. Semi-evergreen. Long flowering. Hardy. Up to 30cm.
Hosta 'Devon Green'
Hosta 'Devon Green': Elegant hosta with tapering, dark green, fine-veined leaves. Lilac flowers in summer
Lamium maculatum 'Pink Pewter' (Spotted deadnettle 'Pink Pewter')
Lamium maculatum 'Pink Pewter' (Spotted deadnettle 'Pink Pewter'): A low ground cover plant with silvery heart-shaped leaves and short stems of pink flowers. Brightens up a shady area. Hardy. Up to 20cm.
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 flowers. 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. Thrives in shade, even quite dry shade. To 30cm. 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. Hardy. Up to 10cm.
Mukdenia rossii
Mukdenia rossii: Short plump spikes of white flowers in spring, but mainly grown for its foliage which turns brilliant red in autumn. 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. [Collect Only]
Ophiopogon japonicus 'Silver Mist' (Mondo Grass 'Silver Mist')
Ophiopogon japonicus 'Silver Mist' (Mondo Grass 'Silver Mist'): Grass-like evergreen perennial with variegated strappy leaves. Lavender flower spikes in the summer followed by black berries. Hardy. Up to 30cm.
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. [Collect Only]
Persicaria affinis 'Darjeeling Red' (Knotweed 'Darjeeling Red')
Persicaria affinis 'Darjeeling Red' (Knotweed '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.
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.
Podophyllum hexandrum (Himalayan May Apple. Syn. Sinopodophyllum hexandrum)
Podophyllum hexandrum (Himalayan May Apple. Syn. Sinopodophyllum hexandrum): Umbrella like leaves with waxy pink flowers on the top in spring. Prefers a humus rich, damp soil.Hardy. Up to 30cm. [Collect Only]
Podophyllum peltatum (May apple)
Podophyllum peltatum (May apple): Large umbrella like leaves, with white waxy flowers beneath. A fine woodland plant. Height to 30cm. Hardy. [Collect Only]
Polemonium 'Blue Pearl' (Jacob's Ladder 'Blue Pearl')
Polemonium 'Blue Pearl' (Jacob's Ladder 'Blue Pearl'): Attractive, low-growing form with fresh green ferny foliage and sky-blue bell-like flowers. Hardy. Up to 30cm.
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 [Collect Only]
Potentilla atrosanguinea (Cinquefoil)
Potentilla atrosanguinea (Cinquefoil): Bright scarlet flowers over silvery foliage. Great for stony or poor soils in full sun.To 20cm. Hardy.
Primula elatior (Oxslip)
Primula elatior (Oxslip): Pale yellow, primrose colour flowers in clusters on gently arching stems.
Primula sieboldii
Primula sieboldii: Mixed colour range of pink, purples and white flowers above a rosette of crinkled green leaves. Best grown in moist shade. Hardy. To 30cm.
Primula vulgaris (Primrose)
Primula vulgaris (Primrose): The much loved wild primrose which self-seeds merrily here at the nursery. To 20cm. Hardy.
Primula vulgaris 'Dunbeg' (Primrose 'Dunbeg')
Primula vulgaris 'Dunbeg' (Primrose 'Dunbeg'): Soft apricot primrose flowers which perfectly tone with the dark purplish foliage. Hardy. Height to 20cm.
Pulmonaria 'Cotton Cool' (Lungwort 'Cotton Cool')
Pulmonaria 'Cotton Cool' (Lungwort 'Cotton Cool'): Slender leaves, so heavily spotted that they're almost completely silver. Classic pulmonaria purple/blue/pink flowers. To 30cm. Hardy. [Collect Only]
Pulmonaria 'Trevi Fountain' (Lungwort 'Trevi Fountain')
Pulmonaria 'Trevi Fountain' (Lungwort 'Trevi Fountain'): Long flowering, with blue flowers over silver-speckled leaves in spring. Great in shade. Hardy. Height to 30cm. [Collect Only]
Pulsatilla vulgaris 'Papageno' (Pasque flower 'Papageno')
Pulsatilla vulgaris 'Papageno' (Pasque flower 'Papageno'): The petals are deeply dissected, giving a frilled, double effect. Usually purple but can be pink, reddish or white. Hardy. To 30cm
Pulsatilla vulgaris Heiler hybrids
Pulsatilla vulgaris Heiler hybrids: Mixed colour range, purple, pink, red or white. Lovely ornamental seed heads. Prefers a well drained, sunny site. Hardy. Up to 30cm.
Sedum takesimense Atlantis ('Nonsitnal')
Sedum takesimense Atlantis ('Nonsitnal'): A delightful variegated sedum with bright yellow flowers, loved by bees. Low growing. For alpine beds, rockeries and containers. Hardy. Up to 30cm.
Sedum telephium 'Strawberries and Cream' (Syn. Hylotelephium telephium 'Strawberries and Cream')
Sedum telephium 'Strawberries and Cream' (Syn. Hylotelephium telephium 'Strawberries and Cream'): Two-tone cream and pink flowers over purplish foliage. Loved by bees and butterflies. Height 30cm. Full sun. Hardy. [Collect Only]
Sisyrinchium idahoense 'Album'
Sisyrinchium idahoense 'Album': White star-like flowers with a yellow centre, grass-like strappy foliage. Prefers a sunny spot with good drainage. Hardy. Up to 15cm.
Trillium grandiflorum (American wake-robin)
Trillium grandiflorum (American wake-robin): Pure white, three petalled flowers over three-leaved foliage. [Collect Only]