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Acanthus hungaricus (Bear's Breeches)
Acanthus hungaricus (Bear's Breeches): Architectural spires of purple/white flowers over large, dark green deeply divided leaves. Best in sun or light shade.
Acanthus mollis (Bear's Breeches)
Acanthus mollis (Bear's Breeches): Architectural spires of purple/white flowers over large, dark green deeply divided leaves. Best in sun or light shade. [Collect Only]
Achillea filipendulina 'Gold Plate'
Achillea filipendulina 'Gold Plate': Statuesque achillea with huge, flat gold flower heads above upright ferny foliage. A statement plant for dry, sunny borders.
Aconitum napellus 'Album' (White Monkshood)
Aconitum napellus 'Album' (White Monkshood): White hooded flowers over finely divided frondy foliage.
Aconitum napellus 'Rubellum' (Monkshood)
Aconitum napellus 'Rubellum' (Monkshood): Pale pink hooded flowers on sturdy spikes above finely divided foliage. Flowering mid to late summer. Hardy. Up to 1m. [Collect Only]
Aconitum napellus 'Schneewittchen' (Monkshood)
Aconitum napellus 'Schneewittchen' (Monkshood): An excellent pure white variety with white hooded flowers on sturdy spikes above finely divided foliage. Hardy. Up to 1.2m. [Collect Only]
Aconitum x cammarum 'Stainless Steel'
Aconitum x cammarum 'Stainless Steel': Elegant, light steely grey hooded flowers over finely divided ferny foliage. Good in shade if not too dry. To 1m. [Collect Only]
Actaea pachypoda (Doll's eye bugbane)
Actaea pachypoda (Doll's eye bugbane): Grown mainly for its pure white berries in autumn, each with a black 'eye' on a red stalk.
Actaea simplex 'Carbonella' (Bugbane. Cimicifuga)
Actaea simplex 'Carbonella' (Bugbane. Cimicifuga): Like Actaea 'Brunette, but shorter. Sweetly scented flower spike in late summer [Collect Only]
Actaea simplex 'Pink Spike'
Actaea simplex 'Pink Spike': Spires of scented pale pink flowers from pink buds in late summer. Reddish-brown foliage. [Collect Only]
Agastache 'Black Adder' (Hyssop)
Agastache 'Black Adder' (Hyssop): Bright blue flower spikes and aromatic foliage - very attractive to bees.
Anemone 'Coupe d'Argent' (Japanese Anemone 'Silver Cup')
Anemone 'Coupe d'Argent' (Japanese Anemone 'Silver Cup'): Semi-double, ruffled white flowers on tall wiry stems in late summer and autumn. Dark vine-like leaves. Good in most soils. [Collect Only]
Anemone x hybrida 'Honorine Jobert' (Japanese Anemone 'Honorine Jobert')
Anemone x hybrida 'Honorine Jobert' (Japanese Anemone 'Honorine Jobert'): Large white flowers flowering from late summer to autumn.
Aruncus dioicus (Goatsbeard)
Aruncus dioicus (Goatsbeard): Stately plant for larger borders or feature plant. Deeply divided foliage, frothy panicles of creamy white flowers in summer. [Collect Only]
Asphodeline lutea (Asphodel)
Asphodeline lutea (Asphodel): Vertical spikes of sulphur yellow flowers in early to mid-summer. [Collect Only]
Aster macrophyllus 'Twilight' (Also known as Eurybia x herveyi)
Aster macrophyllus 'Twilight' (Also known as Eurybia x herveyi): Lavender-blue flowers with a yellow centre in late summer. Mildew-resistant foliage. [Collect Only]
Astrantia maxima (Masterwort)
Astrantia maxima (Masterwort): Two-tone pink/green, long-lasting, starry flowers.
Baptisia 'Purple Smoke' (Indigo weed)
Baptisia 'Purple Smoke' (Indigo weed): Tall spikes of violet pea-like flowers on almost black stems, attractive grey-green foliage. Dark-grey seed pods. Hardy. Up to 1.2m [Collect Only]
Baptisia australis (Indigo weed)
Baptisia australis (Indigo weed): Spires of lipped indigo flowers over olive-green foliage. [Collect Only]
Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Overdam' (Feather-reed grass)
Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Overdam' (Feather-reed grass): Upright clumps of narrow cream-striped leaves with stems of purplish flowers, which fade to blond through winter. Hardy. Up to 1.2m. [Collect Only]
Campanula latiloba var. alba
Campanula latiloba var. alba: Easy to grow perennial with tall spikes of white bell flowers in early summer. Unfussy for soil type can cope with some shade.
Campanula persicifolia (Peach-leaved bellflower)
Campanula persicifolia (Peach-leaved bellflower): Tall spikes of large, cup-shaped blue flowers over slender foliage in mid-summer.
Centaurea atropurpurea
Centaurea atropurpurea: Attractive deep-red, almost black thistle like flowers above silvery foliage. Good for bees and butterflies. Hardy. Up to 1m.
Chasmanthium latifolium (Spangle grass)
Chasmanthium latifolium (Spangle grass): Deciduous perennial grass, with arching stems of flattened spikes. Bronze tints in Autumn. Moist, well-drained soil. Hardy. Up to 1m.
Crocosmia 'Paul's Best Yellow'
Crocosmia 'Paul's Best Yellow': Arching sprays of golden yellow flowers in late summer. A vigorous grower. [Collect Only]
Darmera peltata (Umbrella plant)
Darmera peltata (Umbrella plant): Arching sprays of pretty pink flowers in early spring above large ornamental leaves. [Collect Only]
Deschampsia cespitosa
Deschampsia cespitosa: Summer flowering grass with airy silvery purple flower heads which keep their structure long into winter. Hardy. Up to 1.2m.
Dierama various colours (Angels Fishing Rod)
Dierama various colours (Angels Fishing Rod): Large bells of flowers held on tall, slender stems above grass-like foliage. Ranging in colours from white, pink and purple. [Collect Only]
Dryopteris wallichiana (Alpine wood fern)
Dryopteris wallichiana (Alpine wood fern): A deciduous fern with hairy stems and green upright shuttlecock-like foliage. Shade-loving. Hardy. Up to 1m. AGM. [Collect Only]
Echinacea 'Green Envy' (PBR)
Echinacea 'Green Envy' (PBR): Green flowers with a slight pink tinge to petal tips and pink cone.
Echinacea purpurea 'Fragrant Angel' (PBR) (Coneflower)
Echinacea purpurea 'Fragrant Angel' (PBR) (Coneflower): Large, palest pink (almost but not quite white) flowers with pointed petals. Fragrant and very attractive to butterflies [Collect Only]
Echinops bannaticus 'Blue Globe' (Globe thistle)
Echinops bannaticus 'Blue Globe' (Globe thistle): Tall upright stems of bright blue globe flowers above clumps of spiny, grey-green leaves. Bee-friendly. Hardy. Up to 1.2m.
Echinops ritro 'Veitch's Blue' (Globe thistle)
Echinops ritro 'Veitch's Blue' (Globe thistle): Dark blue spherical flower heads above attractive grey-green foliage. Good for giving height to a border. Loved by bees and butterflies. [Collect Only]
Eragrostis curvula (Weeping love grass)
Eragrostis curvula (Weeping love grass): Arching slender leaves and soft fluffy flowerheads in late summer [Collect Only]
Euphorbia characias subsp. wulfenii (Mediterranean spurge)
Euphorbia characias subsp. wulfenii (Mediterranean spurge): Evergreen perennial with blue-green leaves and vibrant lime-green flowers in early summer. Prefers full sun. Hardy to about -10C, but not for long periods. Up to 1.2m.
Euphorbia mellifera (Honey spurge)
Euphorbia mellifera (Honey spurge): A stately plant which makes a dramatic feature in sheltered spots.
Gaura lindheimeri 'The Bride'
Gaura lindheimeri 'The Bride': Beautiful airy stems of white flowers in mid to late summer
Gaura lindheimeri 'Whirling Butterflies'
Gaura lindheimeri 'Whirling Butterflies': Airy stems of white flowers from pink buds, flowering in midsummer. Best in full sun, in well drained soil and a sheltered spot. Up to 1m.
Geranium 'Ann Folkard' (Cranesbill 'Ann Folkhard')
Geranium 'Ann Folkard' (Cranesbill 'Ann Folkhard'): Magenta flowers with black eye on long trailing stems. Yellowish green leaves
Helenium 'Kanaria' (Sneezeweed)
Helenium 'Kanaria' (Sneezeweed): Masses of clear lemon yellow flowers with swept back petals and central mustardy-gold dome. [Collect Only]
Helenium 'Mardi Gras' (Sneezeweed)
Helenium 'Mardi Gras' (Sneezeweed): Bright orange petals, splashed with yellow and brown central cone in late summer. Long flowering if cut back flowered stems.
Helenium 'Moerheim Beauty' (Sneezeweed)
Helenium 'Moerheim Beauty' (Sneezeweed): Brilliant coppery-red flowers with swept back petals and a central chocolate boss in late summer.
Helenium 'Rauchtopas' (Sneezeweed)
Helenium 'Rauchtopas' (Sneezeweed): Gorgeous variety with petals that are a rich gold on top and coppery-red beneath. [Collect Only]
Helictotrichon sempervirens (Blue oat grass)
Helictotrichon sempervirens (Blue oat grass): Very elegant blue-green grass which flowers early in the season, usually in late May.
Hemerocallis 'Stafford' (Day lily)
Hemerocallis 'Stafford' (Day lily): Large, velvety red flowers with a gold throat in mid-late summer. [Collect Only]
Hemerocallis citrina (Long yellow day lily)
Hemerocallis citrina (Long yellow day lily): Fragrant lemon, yellow lily flowers on long stems above green strappy foliage. Flowers open in evening. Hardy. Up to 1.2m. AGM.
Iris ensata 'Light at Dawn' (Japanese iris)
Iris ensata 'Light at Dawn' (Japanese iris): Large, white, very open, almost flat flowers with purple picotee edging.
Iris siberica 'Moon Silk' (Siberian Iris)
Iris siberica 'Moon Silk' (Siberian Iris): Lovely pale-yellow flowers with whiter petal tips over strappy green foliage. Prefers moist soil. Makes a bold clump. Hardy. Up to 1m. [Collect Only]
Iris sibirica 'Gull's Wing' (Siberian Iris)
Iris sibirica 'Gull's Wing' (Siberian Iris): Pure white flowers with a greeny yellow throat, over strappy green foliage. Prefers moist soil. Makes a bold clump. Hardy. Up to 1m. [Collect Only]
Iris sibirica 'Silver Edge' (Siberian Iris)
Iris sibirica 'Silver Edge' (Siberian Iris): Rich purple flowers with a fine silver picotee petal edge. [Collect Only]
Kniphofia 'Alcazar' (Red hot poker)
Kniphofia 'Alcazar' (Red hot poker): Tall spikes of vibrant red-orange flowers opening to a paler yellow to give a two-tone effect. Strappy green foliage. Hardy. Up to 1.2m.
Kniphofia 'Dingaan' (Red hot poker)
Kniphofia 'Dingaan' (Red hot poker): Large, golden yellow torches from bronze buds. [Collect Only]
Kniphofia 'Dorset Sentry' (Red hot poker)
Kniphofia 'Dorset Sentry' (Red hot poker): Bold spikes of yellow flowers from green beds on sturdy bronze stems. [Collect Only]
Kniphofia 'John Benary' (Red hot poker)
Kniphofia 'John Benary' (Red hot poker): Bright coral-red flower spikes above strappy green foliage. [Collect Only]
Kniphofia 'Timothy' (Red hot poker)
Kniphofia 'Timothy' (Red hot poker): Tall spikes of creamy orange flowers on bronze stems in mid-late summer. Superb in sunny, dry borders.
Leucanthemum x superbum 'Becky' (Shasta daisy)
Leucanthemum x superbum 'Becky' (Shasta daisy): Shasta daisy with clean white flowers with golden centre. Long flowering season. Ideal for sunny border. Hardy. Up to 1m.
Leucanthemum x superbum 'Sonnenschein' (Shasta daisy)
Leucanthemum x superbum 'Sonnenschein' (Shasta daisy): Shasta daisy with pale yellow flowers with golden centre. Excellent for cutting. Long flowering season. Hardy. Up to 90cm
Ligularia dentata 'Desdemona'
Ligularia dentata 'Desdemona': Large orange daisy-like flowers over rounded greeny-bronze foliage with purple undersides.
Ligusticum lucidum
Ligusticum lucidum: Rarely seen clump forming perennial with frothy green leaves and umbels of white cow-parsley-like flowers in early summer.
Lobelia x speciosa 'Tania'
Lobelia x speciosa 'Tania': Dramatic spikes of brightest pink flowers in late summer.
Lunaria rediviva (Perennial Honesty)
Lunaria rediviva (Perennial Honesty): Perennial form of the familiar honesty, with white flowers and elegant pointed seed pods
Lupinus 'Chandelier' (Lupin 'Chandelier' (Band of Nobles Series))
Lupinus 'Chandelier' (Lupin 'Chandelier' (Band of Nobles Series)): Tightly packed spires of creamy yellow flowers in midsummer. Long flowering. Hardy. Up to 1m. [Collect Only]
Lychnis chalcedonica (Maltese cross)
Lychnis chalcedonica (Maltese cross): Domes of bright scarlet flowers with four petals, hence its common name. Excellent for adding height and bright colour in summer borders
Lychnis coronaria 'Blych' (GARDENER'S WORLD) (Rose campion)
Lychnis coronaria 'Blych' (GARDENER'S WORLD) (Rose campion): A lovely double form of the more common single flowered plant. Stunning darkest pink flowers over silver leaves [Collect Only]
Lysimachia barystachys (White Loosestrife)
Lysimachia barystachys (White Loosestrife): Upright spikes of white flowers in late summer. Vigorous and very attractive to bees and butterflies. [Collect Only]
Lythrum salicaria 'Blush' (Loostrife 'Blush')
Lythrum salicaria 'Blush' (Loostrife 'Blush'): Tapering, sturdy spikes of soft pink flowers in mid to late summer.
Lythrum virgatum 'Dropmore Purple'
Lythrum virgatum 'Dropmore Purple': Upright spikes of purple-pink flowers in the mid-summer with lance-like foliage. Prefers a moist soil. Hardy. Up to 1m.
Meconopsis x sheldonii (Himalayan Blue Poppy)
Meconopsis x sheldonii (Himalayan Blue Poppy): Stunning cup shaped true blue flowers above rosettes of hairy green leaves. Needs a moist soil and partial shade to thrive. Hardy. Up to 1m. [Collect Only]
Miscanthus transmorissonensis
Miscanthus transmorissonensis: Tall elegant, evergreen grass with arching stems of silvery grey flower heads. Flowers held well above the foliage. Hardy. Up to 1.2m.
Molinia caerulea 'Transparent' (Purple moor grass)
Molinia caerulea 'Transparent' (Purple moor grass): Deciduous grass with long feathery purple flower spikes. Likes moist but well-drained soil in sun or light shade. [Collect Only]
Morina longifolia
Morina longifolia: Whorls of white tubular flowers which age to pink, above prickly rosettes of glossy dark green aromatic leaves. Hardy. Up to 90cm.
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]
Panicum virgatum 'Squaw' (Switch grass)
Panicum virgatum 'Squaw' (Switch grass): Deciduous grass with strappy green leaves which turn a purple red in autumn, with airy panicles of flowers flushed pink. Hardy. Up to 1m.
Pennisetum 'Fairy Tails' (Fountain grass)
Pennisetum 'Fairy Tails' (Fountain grass): A deciduous clump-forming grass with spectacular feathery flowers in pinky-white. Drained soil and full sun. Sheltered position. Up to 1.2m. [Collect Only]
Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Red Head' (Fountain grass)
Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Red Head' (Fountain grass): A deciduous clump-forming grass with spectacular feathery flowers in pinky-red. Prefers drained soil in full sun. May need some protection in cold areas. Up to 1m [Collect Only]
Perovskia 'Blue Spire' (Russian Sage)
Perovskia 'Blue Spire' (Russian Sage): Fine spikes of purple flowers on silver stems. Lovely winter stem effect.
Persicaria amplexicaulis (Red bistort)
Persicaria amplexicaulis (Red bistort): Spikes of reddish pink flowers from July to November. Robust plant ideal for filling awkward corners. Easy and reliable. [Collect Only]
Persicaria amplexicaulis 'Blackfield' (PBR) (Red bistort)
Persicaria amplexicaulis 'Blackfield' (PBR) (Red bistort): New variety with fine spikes of burgundy flowers in late summer. Easy and reliable. [Collect Only]
Persicaria amplexicaulis 'Golden Arrow'
Persicaria amplexicaulis 'Golden Arrow': Striking golden-green arrow-shaped foliage with spikes of reddish pink flowers. Will brighten up dark corners. Hardy. Up to 1m.
Persicaria amplexicaulis 'Rosea'
Persicaria amplexicaulis 'Rosea': Spikes of pale pink flowers in late summer. Large oval pointed leaves. Grows in most situations as long as not too dry. Hardy. Up to 1.2m. [Collect Only]
Phlomis cashmeriana (Kashmir sage)
Phlomis cashmeriana (Kashmir sage): Tall architectural flower spikes with whorls of lilac purple flowers, above robust, rough green foliage. Hardy. Up to 1m.
Phlox paniculata 'David' (Phlox)
Phlox paniculata 'David' (Phlox): An excellent phlox with clean white flowers and a delightful scent. [Collect Only]
Physostegia virginiana (Obedient plant)
Physostegia virginiana (Obedient plant): Spires of light pinkish purple flowers on slowly spiralling stems. [Collect Only]
Poa labillardierei (Blue tussock grass)
Poa labillardierei (Blue tussock grass): Elegant, upright grass with slender blue-green leaves. Arching, open biscuity-coloured panicles in mid-summer. [Collect Only]
Rheum 'Ace of Hearts' (Ornamental rhubarb)
Rheum 'Ace of Hearts' (Ornamental rhubarb): Large heart-shaped deep green leaves with crimson undersides. Sprays of palest pink flowers in summer. [Collect Only]
Salvia 'Hot Lips'
Salvia 'Hot Lips': Bicolour flowers in white and lipstick red and delicious scented foliage. Half-hardy, copes with -5C in a sheltered spot. To 1m. AGM
Sanguisorba 'Pink Tanna'
Sanguisorba 'Pink Tanna': Fluffy Pink flower bobbles mid-late summer over attractive fern-like foliage. Good in damp soil, sun or shade. Hardy. Up to 1m. [Collect Only]
Sanguisorba hakusinensis 'Lilac Squirrel' (Burnet 'Lilac Squirrel')
Sanguisorba hakusinensis 'Lilac Squirrel' (Burnet 'Lilac Squirrel'): Wondrously tactile, long pinky/purplish tassels in late summer. [Collect Only]
Sanguisorba officinalis 'Red Thunder'
Sanguisorba officinalis 'Red Thunder': Stems of dark-red bobble-like flowers above attractive divided foliage. Up to 1.2m.
Stipa capillata (Feather grass)
Stipa capillata (Feather grass): A really beautiful grass with open, feathery flowerheads in mid to late summer.
Thalictrum 'Splendide White' (White Meadow Rue)
Thalictrum 'Splendide White' (White Meadow Rue): Pure white flowers open from spherical buds. Spectacular in dappled shade
Thalictrum aquilegiifolium 'Thundercloud' AGM (Meadow rue)
Thalictrum aquilegiifolium 'Thundercloud' AGM (Meadow rue): Plumes of purple flowers with darker purple stamens in early summer. [Collect Only]
Thalictrum delavayi 'Album' (White mountain rue)
Thalictrum delavayi 'Album' (White mountain rue): Dainty cup-shaped white flowers held high above fern-like greyish green leaves. [Collect Only]
Thalictrum delavayi 'Hewitt's Double' (Mountain rue)
Thalictrum delavayi 'Hewitt's Double' (Mountain rue): Tiny purple pom-pom flowers dance airily above ferny grey-green foliage.