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Achillea 'Forncett Fletton' (Yarrow 'Forncett Fletton')
Achillea 'Forncett Fletton' (Yarrow 'Forncett Fletton'): Flat heads of warm, brick red flowers with gold centres above ferny foliage. Great in sunny borders in light soil. To 75cm [Collect Only]
Achillea 'Moonshine' (Yarrow 'Moonshine')
Achillea 'Moonshine' (Yarrow 'Moonshine'): Very popular variety with large bright yellow/gold flowerheads above silvery green ferny foliage. Height to 80cm
Achillea 'Paprika' (Yarrow 'Paprika')
Achillea 'Paprika' (Yarrow 'Paprika'): As its name suggests, rich, dark orange flowerheads above ferny green foliage. Great in full sun and light soils. Height to 75cm
Achillea 'Pretty Belinda' (Yarrow 'Pretty Belinda')
Achillea 'Pretty Belinda' (Yarrow 'Pretty Belinda'): Bright pink, flat flowerheads over ferny green foliage. Shorter than most other Achilleas at about 50cm. Best in full sun, light soil.
Achillea 'Summerwine' (Yarrow 'Summerwine')
Achillea 'Summerwine' (Yarrow 'Summerwine'): Bright, beaujolais wine red flat flowerheads over ferny foliage. Perfect for pollinators. Thrives in full sun and dry soil. Up to 90cm.
Achillea 'Terracotta' (Yarrow 'Terracotta')
Achillea 'Terracotta' (Yarrow 'Terracotta'): A lovely, multi-hued variety opening warm orange and fading slowly to a rich cream. Full sun and light soil. Hardy. To 80cm
Achillea millefolium 'Red Velvet' (Yarrow 'Red Velvet')
Achillea millefolium 'Red Velvet' (Yarrow 'Red Velvet'): Superb ruby red flowers over ferny green foliage. Doesn't fade with age. In flower late June to Sept. Height to 60cm.
Alchemilla erythropoda (Dwarf Lady's Mantle)
Alchemilla erythropoda (Dwarf Lady's Mantle): Compact form of familiar Lady's Mantle .Makes excellent ground cover in fairly sunny or semi-shaded spots. Hardy. Up to 20cm.
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
Amsonia tabernaemontana (Blue dogbane)
Amsonia tabernaemontana (Blue dogbane): Starry blue flowers on strong stems with willowy green leaves. Hardy. Up to 90cm. [Collect Only]
Anthemis tinctoria 'Sauce Hollandaise' (Dyer's chamomile 'Sauce Hollandaise')
Anthemis tinctoria 'Sauce Hollandaise' (Dyer's chamomile 'Sauce Hollandaise'): Lemon daisy flowers with a deep yellow centre. Excellent in sunny, dryish spots. Doesn't like wet soils. Hardy. Up to 50cm.
Anthyllis vulneraria var. coccinea
Anthyllis vulneraria var. coccinea: Forms low mounds of frondy foliage with masses of scarlet, pea-like flowers.
Armeria maritima 'Splendens' (Thrift 'Splendens')
Armeria maritima 'Splendens' (Thrift 'Splendens'): Cushion-forming with linear dark green leaves, bright carmine pink flowerheads. Max Height 25cm. Flowers May to June. Full sun. Hardy.
Aruncus 'Horatio' (Goat's beard 'Horatio')
Aruncus 'Horatio' (Goat's beard 'Horatio'): A very elegant form of the familiar goat's beard, with fine sprays of creamy flowers in summer. To 1.2m. Hardy [Collect Only]
Aruncus dioicus (Goat's beard)
Aruncus dioicus (Goat's beard): Stately plant for larger borders or feature plant. Deeply divided foliage, frothy panicles of creamy white flowers in summer. Hardy. Up to 2m.
Astilbe 'Cappuccino' (PBR)
Astilbe 'Cappuccino' (PBR): Large, upright panicles of creamy white flowers in summer over contrasting dark bronze ferny foliage. Hardy. Up to 60cm. [Collect Only]
Astilbe 'Delft Lace'
Astilbe 'Delft Lace': Upright plumes of pink flowers on deep red stems in mid-summer. Lacy blue-green foliage. Excellent for damp or shady spots. [Collect Only]
Astilbe 'Ellie'
Astilbe 'Ellie': Large, upright panicles of white flowers in mid-summer over dark green ferny foliage. Hardy. Up to 80cm. [Collect Only]
Astilbe 'Montgomery'
Astilbe 'Montgomery': Large, upright panicles of cherry red flowers in summer over dark green ferny foliage. Prefers a moist soil. Hardy. Up to 60cm. [Collect Only]
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.
Astrantia major 'Abbey Road' (PBR) (Hattie's pincushion, Masterwort 'Abbey Road')
Astrantia major 'Abbey Road' (PBR) (Hattie's pincushion, Masterwort 'Abbey Road'): Dark red flowers on dark almost-black stems above green foliage. Grow in damp soil and good light for best colour. Long-flowering. Hardy. Up to 80cm. [Collect Only]
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.
Astrantia major Gill Richardson Group (Hattie's pincushion, Masterwort 'Gill Richardson')
Astrantia major Gill Richardson Group (Hattie's pincushion, Masterwort 'Gill Richardson'): Superb variety with cherry red flowers held above strong green foliage. Repeat flowers readily if dead-headed. Hardy. Up to 90cm.
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 'Kent Belle' (Bellflower 'Kent Belle')
Campanula 'Kent Belle' (Bellflower 'Kent Belle'): Tall upright stems with deep violet, narrow drooping bell shaped flowers above dark green foliage. May need some support. Hardy. To 1.2m.
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.
Campanula Iridescent Bells = 'Iribella' (PBR) (Bellflower 'Iridescent Bells')
Campanula Iridescent Bells = 'Iribella' (PBR) (Bellflower 'Iridescent Bells'): Purple buds open to silvery-lilac bells in summer. Prefers a moisture retentive soil. Height to 80cm. Hardy
Campanula lactiflora 'Alba' (Milky bellflower 'Alba')
Campanula lactiflora 'Alba' (Milky bellflower 'Alba'): Tall stems with clusters of pure white flowers in mid-summer. Ideal for filling out borders and adding height. Hardy. Up to 1.2m
Campanula lactiflora 'Loddon Anna' (Milky bellflower 'Loddon Anna')
Campanula lactiflora 'Loddon Anna' (Milky bellflower 'Loddon Anna'): Tall stems topped with clusters of palest pink flowers in mid-summer. Excellent for filling out a border and adding height. To 1.5m. Hardy.
Campanula persicifolia (Peach-leaved bellflower)
Campanula persicifolia (Peach-leaved bellflower): Tall spikes of large, cup-shaped blue flowers over slender foliage in mid-summer. To 1.2m. Hardy
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.
Catananche caerulea (Cupid's dart)
Catananche caerulea (Cupid's dart): Masses of papery lavender blue flowers held on wiry stems all summer. Seed heads turn silver in late summer. Good dried flower. Up to 60cm.
Catananche caerulea 'Alba' (Cupid's Dart (White))
Catananche caerulea 'Alba' (Cupid's Dart (White)): Papery white flowers above slender grey-green foliage. Flower heads retains attractive form through winter. To 60cm. Hardy
Catananche caerulea 'Major' (Cupid's dart 'Major')
Catananche caerulea 'Major' (Cupid's dart 'Major'): Masses of papery blue flowers held on wiry stems all summer. Seed heads turn silver in late summer.
Centaurea 'Jordy' (Perennial cornflower 'Jordy')
Centaurea 'Jordy' (Perennial cornflower 'Jordy'): Beautiful maroon-purple flowers over felty silvery-green foliage.
Centaurea macrocephala (Giant knapweed)
Centaurea macrocephala (Giant knapweed): Huge, bright yellow almost fluffy flowers in mid-summer follow attractive papery buds. Attractive to bees. Height to 1.5m. Hardy.
Centaurea montana 'Carnea' (Perennial cornflower 'Carnea')
Centaurea montana 'Carnea' (Perennial cornflower 'Carnea'): A lovely soft pink form of the perennial cornflower. Mounds of silvery soft green foliage. Prefers a sunny spot and good drainage. Hardy. Up to 45cm.
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 '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
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.
Centranthus ruber var. coccineus (Valerian dark red)
Centranthus ruber var. coccineus (Valerian dark red): Panicles of dark-red flowers in mid-summer, loved especially by butterflies. Classic cottage garden plant. Hardy. Up to 50cm. [Collect Only]
Cirsium rivulare 'Atropurpureum' (Brook thistle)
Cirsium rivulare 'Atropurpureum' (Brook thistle): Deep red thistle flowers held above typical thistley foliage. Very attractive to bees. Very good garden plant. To 1.2m. Hardy
Cirsium rivulare 'Trevor's Felley Find' (PBR) (Syn. C. rivulare 'Trevor's Blue Wonder')
Cirsium rivulare 'Trevor's Felley Find' (PBR) (Syn. C. rivulare 'Trevor's Blue Wonder'): Not blue at all, I'm afraid, but a more purplish hued form of the more familiar deepest pink Cirsium rivulare 'Atropurpureum'. Hardy. To 1.5m
Dianthus carthusianorum (German pink)
Dianthus carthusianorum (German pink): Tall stems ending in clusters of bright pink flowers above mounds of green, grassy foliage. Prefers sunshine. Hardy. Up to 50cm.
Dianthus cruentus (Blood pink)
Dianthus cruentus (Blood pink): Deepest red flowers held on airy stems above grassy foliage.
Dictamnus albus var. purpureus (Purple-flowered Dittany)
Dictamnus albus var. purpureus (Purple-flowered Dittany): Starry pinkish purple flowers in mid-summer on stiff spikes. Aromatic foliage.
Dierama pulcherrimum 'Alba' (Angel's Fishing Rod)
Dierama pulcherrimum 'Alba' (Angel's Fishing Rod): Tall, wiry, arching stems with white nodding bells. Lovely near water or over paths. To 1.5m. [Collect Only]
Digitalis grandiflora (Yellow foxglove)
Digitalis grandiflora (Yellow foxglove): Perennial foxglove with yellow bell-shaped flowers above clumps of evergreen lance-shaped leaves. Bee-friendly. Hardy. Up to 1m. AGM
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 (Globe Thistle)
Echinops ritro (Globe Thistle): Blue globes held above stout grey green foliage. Attractive to bees. Likes well drained soil and plenty of sun. Hardy. Up to 1m.
Echinops ritro 'Veitch's Blue' (Globe thistle)
Echinops ritro 'Veitch's Blue' (Globe thistle): Dark blue spherical flower heads above attractive grey-green foliage. Loved by bees and butterflies. Hardy. Up to 1m
Erigeron 'Dunkelste Aller' (Fleabane 'Darkest of all')
Erigeron 'Dunkelste Aller' (Fleabane 'Darkest of all'): Large purple daisy flowers over a long season in summer. Great in sunny, dry borders. To 30cm. Hardy [Collect Only]
Eryngium bourgatii Graham Stuart Thomas's selection (Sea Holly Graham Stuart Thomas's selection)
Eryngium bourgatii Graham Stuart Thomas's selection (Sea Holly Graham Stuart Thomas's selection): Spiny, violet blue flowers in summer of even spinier blue-green leaves with white mid-ribs.
Eryngium ebracteatum var. poterioides
Eryngium ebracteatum var. poterioides: Tall and evergreen with attractive blue-green foliage and wiry stems of red-brown bobble-like flowers, Sanguisorba-like. Hardy. Up to 1.5m. [Collect Only]
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.
Eryngium x zabelii 'Jos Eijking' (Sea Holly 'Jos Eijking')
Eryngium x zabelii 'Jos Eijking' (Sea Holly 'Jos Eijking'): Large steely blue bracts surround a dome of tiny blue flowers in summer. Long-lasting flowers.Thrives in a sunny,dry spot. To 70cm. Hardy. [Collect Only]
Eryngium x zabelii 'Violetta' (Sea Holly 'Violetta')
Eryngium x zabelii 'Violetta' (Sea Holly 'Violetta'): Deep dark-blue form of the Sea Holly with bracts surrounding a dome of tiny blue flowers. Thrives in sunny, dry gardens. Hardy. Up to 80cm.
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.
Filipendula rubra 'Venusta' (Meadowsweet 'Venusta')
Filipendula rubra 'Venusta' (Meadowsweet 'Venusta'): Cultivated form of Meadowsweet with large heads of deep pink flowers like candyfloss.Tall plant up to 2.5m. Prefers moist but well-drained soil
Geranium 'Anne Thomson' (Cranesbill 'Anne Thomson')
Geranium 'Anne Thomson' (Cranesbill 'Anne Thomson'): Large magenta flowers over bright gold/green foliage. Height to 60cm. Fully hardy.
Geranium 'Blue Cloud' (Cranesbill 'Blue Cloud')
Geranium 'Blue Cloud' (Cranesbill 'Blue Cloud'): Tall cultivar with pale blue flowers & dark purple veining above deeply divided green leaves. Long-flowering. Hardy. Up to 90cm. [Collect Only]
Geranium 'Elke' (Cranesbill 'Elke')
Geranium 'Elke' (Cranesbill 'Elke'): Compact, long flowering with pink, white centred, white edged flowers.
Geranium 'Jean Armour' (Cranesbill 'Jean Armour')
Geranium 'Jean Armour' (Cranesbill 'Jean Armour'): Pale pink flowers with darker veining held above trailing grey-green divided foliage. Hardy, but prefers full sun and well-drained soil. Up to 45cm.
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 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 Orkney Cherry = 'Bremerry' (PBR) (Cranesbill 'Orkney Cherry')
Geranium Orkney Cherry = 'Bremerry' (PBR) (Cranesbill 'Orkney Cherry'): Masses of small vivid pink flowers over a neat mound of bronzy green foliage. Height to 25cm. Hardy
Geranium Patricia = 'Brempat' (Cranesbill 'Patricia')
Geranium Patricia = 'Brempat' (Cranesbill 'Patricia'): Masses of magenta flowers over fresh green foliage. Height to 30cm. Fully hardy.
Geranium pratense 'Cloud Nine' (Meadow cranesbill 'Cloud Nine')
Geranium pratense 'Cloud Nine' (Meadow cranesbill 'Cloud Nine'): An attractive double form of the familiar meadow cranesbill with lovely soft blue flowers. Strong growing. Hardy. Up to 90cm. [Collect Only]
Geranium pratense 'Dark Reiter' (Meadow cranesbill 'Dark Reiter')
Geranium pratense 'Dark Reiter' (Meadow cranesbill 'Dark Reiter'): Dark purple/bronze leaves with single purple flowers in mid-summer. To 40cm. Hardy
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. [Collect Only]
Geranium pratense f. albiflorum 'Laura' (PBR) (Meadow cranesbill 'Laura')
Geranium pratense f. albiflorum 'Laura' (PBR) (Meadow cranesbill 'Laura'): An attractive double form of the familiar meadow cranesbill with lovely pure white flowers. Strong growing. Hardy. Up to 70cm. [Collect Only]
Geranium psilostemon (Armenian cranesbill)
Geranium psilostemon (Armenian cranesbill): Big magenta flowers with shiny black eye. Tall and vigorous. To 1.2m. 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. [Collect Only]
Geranium sanguineum 'Elsbeth'
Geranium sanguineum 'Elsbeth': A low-growing geranium with magenta pink flowers, above a mat of divided foliage. Hardy. Up to 15cm.
Hemerocallis 'Marion Vaughn' (Day Lily 'Marion Vaughn')
Hemerocallis 'Marion Vaughn' (Day Lily 'Marion Vaughn'): Large, creamy lemon flowers over a long period in mid-summer. Height to 80cm. Hardy. [Collect Only]
Hemerocallis 'Stafford' (Day lily 'Stafford')
Hemerocallis 'Stafford' (Day lily 'Stafford'): Large, velvety red flowers with a gold throat in mid-late summer. Height to 70cm. Hardy. [Collect Only]
Hosta 'Frances Williams'
Hosta 'Frances Williams': Large heart-shaped crinkled leaves with a prominent green-yellow margin. Lavender purple flowers in mid summer. Hardy. Up to 75cm.
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. Height to 90cm. Hardy. [Collect Only]
Iris sibirica (Siberian Iris)
Iris sibirica (Siberian Iris): Soft, purplish blue iris flowers over strappy green foliage. [Collect Only]
Iris sibirica 'Silver Edge' (Siberian Iris 'Silver Edge')
Iris sibirica 'Silver Edge' (Siberian Iris 'Silver Edge'): Rich purple flowers with a fine silver picotee petal edge. [Collect Only]
Kniphofia 'Alcazar' (Red hot poker 'Alcazar')
Kniphofia 'Alcazar' (Red hot poker 'Alcazar'): 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 'Bees Lemon' (Red hot poker 'Bees Lemon')
Kniphofia 'Bees Lemon' (Red hot poker 'Bees Lemon'): Short lemony green flower spikes over slender foliage. To 90cm. Hardy.
Leucanthemum x superbum 'Sonnenschein' (Shasta daisy 'Sonnenschein')
Leucanthemum x superbum 'Sonnenschein' (Shasta daisy 'Sonnenschein'): Shasta daisy with pale yellow flowers with golden centre. Excellent for cutting. Long flowering season. Hardy. Up to 90cm
Leucanthemum x superbum 'Wirral Supreme'
Leucanthemum x superbum 'Wirral Supreme': Tall form of Shasta daisy with white flowers and multiple shorter petals around the golden centre, making an attractive frilly effect. Hardy. Up to 1.5m.
Liatris spicata 'Kobold' (Gayfeather 'Kobold')
Liatris spicata 'Kobold' (Gayfeather 'Kobold'): Plump spikes of purple flowers in mid to late summer. Likes dryish soil in a sunny spot. To 80cm. Hardy [Collect Only]
Ligusticum scoticum (Scottish Lovage)
Ligusticum scoticum (Scottish Lovage): Native plant with white umbels above mound of green leaves. Celery like leaves. Up to 60cm. Hardy
Limonium platyphyllum (Broad leaved Statice)
Limonium platyphyllum (Broad leaved Statice): A froth of tiny lavender blue flowers on stiff stems in mid-summer. Likes a dry sunny spot. To 60cm.
Lobelia cardinalis 'Queen Victoria' (Cardinal flower 'Queen Victoria')
Lobelia cardinalis 'Queen Victoria' (Cardinal flower 'Queen Victoria'): Upright spikes of red leaves, topped with scarlet flowers. A perennial, but can be short lived. to 80cm. Hardy.
Lobelia cardinalis 'Russian Princess' (Cardinal flower 'Russian Princess')
Lobelia cardinalis 'Russian Princess' (Cardinal flower 'Russian Princess'): Upright spikes of red leaves, topped with fuchsia pink flowers.
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 chalcedonica 'Carnea' (Maltese Cross 'Carnea')
Lychnis chalcedonica 'Carnea' (Maltese Cross 'Carnea'): A more subtle form of the Maltese Cross with domes of pale peach pink flowers with four petals, hence its common name. Hardy. Up to 100cm.
Lychnis coronaria Atrosanguinea Group (Rose campion (dark red))
Lychnis coronaria Atrosanguinea Group (Rose campion (dark red)): Bright magenta flowers over felty, silver foliage. Great for sunny, dry areas can be short lived in a wet, cold winter. To 1.2m Hardy.
Lythrum salicaria 'Blush' (Loosestrife 'Blush')
Lythrum salicaria 'Blush' (Loosestrife 'Blush'): Tapering, sturdy spikes of soft pink flowers in mid to late summer. To 1.2m. Hardy
Lythrum salicaria 'Feuerkerze' (Loosestrife 'Firecandle')
Lythrum salicaria 'Feuerkerze' (Loosestrife 'Firecandle'): Tapering, sturdy spikes of bright pink flowers in mid to late summer. To 1.2m. Hardy
Lythrum virgatum 'Dropmore Purple' (Wand loosestrife 'Dropmore Purple')
Lythrum virgatum 'Dropmore Purple' (Wand loosestrife 'Dropmore Purple'): Upright spikes of purple-pink flowers in the mid-summer with lance-like foliage. Prefers a moist soil. Hardy. Up to 1m.
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]
Monarda 'Jacob Cline' (Bee Balm/Bergamot 'Jacob Cline')
Monarda 'Jacob Cline' (Bee Balm/Bergamot 'Jacob Cline'): Whorls of the brightest imaginable red flowers over bright green aromatic foliage. Hardy. Up to 75cm.
Monarda 'Schneewittchen' (Bergamot 'Schneewittchen')
Monarda 'Schneewittchen' (Bergamot 'Schneewittchen'): Whorls of pure white flowers held high above aromatic foliage. Does well in sun or part shade and in moist soil. Attractive to bees. To 90cm. Hardy.
Monarda 'Squaw' (Bee Balm/Bergamot 'Squaw')
Monarda 'Squaw' (Bee Balm/Bergamot 'Squaw'): Whorls of bright red flowers held above aromatic foliage.
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 '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.
Persicaria affinis 'Superba' (Knotweed 'Superba')
Persicaria affinis 'Superba' (Knotweed 'Superba'): Semi-evergreen ground cover plant with short rosy red flower spikes in mid to late summer. Hardy. Up to 30cm
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]
Phlomis russeliana (Turkish sage)
Phlomis russeliana (Turkish sage): Whorls of lemon yellow flowers rise above mats of grey-green rough leaves. Hardy. To 50cm.
Phlomis tuberosa 'Amazone'
Phlomis tuberosa 'Amazone': Tall spikes bearing whorls of pink spikes in mid-summer. Hardy. To 1.5m [Collect Only]
Phlox paniculata 'Bright Eyes' (Phlox 'Bright Eyes')
Phlox paniculata 'Bright Eyes' (Phlox 'Bright Eyes'): Pink scented flowers with a darker pink eye. To 90cm. Hardy
Phlox paniculata 'Eventide' (Phlox 'Eventide')
Phlox paniculata 'Eventide' (Phlox 'Eventide'): Mauve-purple, scented flowers on erect stems and green lance-shaped leaves. A good vigorous selection. Hardy. Up to 90cm. AGM [Collect Only]
Phlox paniculata 'Laura' (Phlox 'Laura')
Phlox paniculata 'Laura' (Phlox 'Laura'): Dense clusters of lavender pink flowers with a white eye, in mid-summer. Scented. Hardy. Up to 80cm.
Phlox paniculata 'Norah Leigh'
Phlox paniculata 'Norah Leigh': A bold variegated phlox with pale pink almost white flowers with dark pink eye. Lovely fragrance. Hardy. Up to 1m.
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 [Collect Only]
Polemonium caeruleum f. albiflorum (Jacob's Ladder - white form)
Polemonium caeruleum f. albiflorum (Jacob's Ladder - white form): Clusters of pure white flowers over foliage with leaflets arranged in pairs.Good in part shade. To 50cm. Hardy.
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 atrosanguinea (Cinquefoil)
Potentilla atrosanguinea (Cinquefoil): Bright scarlet flowers over silvery foliage. Great for stony or poor soils in full sun.To 20cm. Hardy.
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 'Alba' (Japanese primula 'Alba')
Primula japonica 'Alba' (Japanese primula 'Alba'): Whorls of white flowers on tall stems, rising from a rosette of green leaves. To 60cm. Hardy [Collect Only]
Primula japonica 'Apple Blossom' (Japanese primrose 'Apple Blossom')
Primula japonica 'Apple Blossom' (Japanese primrose 'Apple Blossom'): Whorls of pink flowers with a darker pink centre on tall stems rising from a rosette of green leaves. To 60cm. Hardy
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
Rheum palmatum 'Atrosanguineum' (Ornamental rhubarb 'Atrosanguineum')
Rheum palmatum 'Atrosanguineum' (Ornamental rhubarb 'Atrosanguineum'): Very large, deeply dissected green leaves with plum-coloured undersides. Sprays of rich pink flowers in summer. [Collect Only]
Rodgersia 'Irish Bronze'
Rodgersia 'Irish Bronze': Bronze tinted leaves, shaped much like a horse-chestnut's. Sprays of fluffy white flowers in mid-summer. To 70cm. Hardy. [Collect Only]
Salvia nemorosa 'Amethyst' (Balkan Clary 'Amethyst')
Salvia nemorosa 'Amethyst' (Balkan Clary 'Amethyst'): Slender spires of long-lasting warm purple spikes from mid to late summer. To 90cm. Hardy. [Collect Only]
Salvia nemorosa 'Ostfriesland' (Balkan Clary 'Ostfriesland')
Salvia nemorosa 'Ostfriesland' (Balkan Clary 'Ostfriesland'): Masses of upright spikes of purple flowers in mid summer. Easy and trouble free. To 50cm. Hardy [Collect Only]
Salvia verticillata 'Purple Rain' (Whorled Clary 'Purple Rain')
Salvia verticillata 'Purple Rain' (Whorled Clary 'Purple Rain'): Purple flowers on slightly arching stems above soft, grey-green leaves. Hardy. To 60cm. [Collect Only]
Salvia x sylvestris 'Mainacht' (Wood sage 'May Night')
Salvia x sylvestris 'Mainacht' (Wood sage 'May Night'): Spikes of warm purplish blue flowers in mid-summer. Height to 70cm. Hardy. [Collect Only]
Salvia x sylvestris 'Rose Queen' (Wood sage 'Rose Queen')
Salvia x sylvestris 'Rose Queen' (Wood sage 'Rose Queen'): Bright rose-pink flower spikes over a long season from mid-summer. To 60cm. Hardy
Salvia x sylvestris 'Schneehugel' (Wood Sage 'Schneehugel')
Salvia x sylvestris 'Schneehugel' (Wood Sage 'Schneehugel'): White flower spikes above grey-green leaves. Flower over a long season from mid-summer. Bees love it! Hardy. Up to 50cm.
Sanguisorba officinalis 'Crimson Queen'
Sanguisorba officinalis 'Crimson Queen': Tall form of Sanguisorba with airy stems and deep red-pink bobble-like flowers. Hardy. Up to 1.4m [Collect Only]
Sanguisorba tenuifolia var. alba
Sanguisorba tenuifolia var. alba: Soft arching white bottle-brush flowers over fine, frondy foliage. To 1.5m Hardy. [Collect Only]
Sanguisorba tenuifolia var. alba 'Korean Snow'
Sanguisorba tenuifolia var. alba 'Korean Snow': A very tall form with white fluffy tassel-like flowers above attractive ferny green foliage. Prefers full sun, will tolerate some shade. Hardy. Up to 1.8m. [Collect Only]
Scabiosa caucasica 'Clive Greaves' (Scabious 'Clive Greaves')
Scabiosa caucasica 'Clive Greaves' (Scabious 'Clive Greaves'): A very good reliable old variety of scabious with large blue frilled flowers over lance-shaped grey-green foliage. Height to 60cm. Hardy.
Scabiosa caucasica 'Perfecta Alba' (Scabious 'Perfecta Alba')
Scabiosa caucasica 'Perfecta Alba' (Scabious 'Perfecta Alba'): Large pure white frilled flowers over lance-shaped grey-green foliage. Height to 60cm. Hardy.
Sidalcea 'Elsie Heugh' (Prairie mallow 'Elsie Heugh')
Sidalcea 'Elsie Heugh' (Prairie mallow 'Elsie Heugh'): Spikes of large clear pink flowers above rounded bright green leaves. To 80cm. Hardy
Sidalcea 'Sussex Beauty' (Prairie mallow 'Sussex Beauty')
Sidalcea 'Sussex Beauty' (Prairie mallow 'Sussex Beauty'): Large candy pink flowers held on stiff upright stems above rounded green foliage.To 70cm. Hardy [Collect Only]
Sidalcea 'William Smith' (Prairie mallow 'William Smith')
Sidalcea 'William Smith' (Prairie mallow 'William Smith'): Rich rose pink flowers on upright spikes in mid-summer. Round, glossy, semi-evergreen leaves. Hardy. Up to 90cm.
Stachys byzantina 'Silver Carpet' (Lamb's ears 'Silver Carpet')
Stachys byzantina 'Silver Carpet' (Lamb's ears 'Silver Carpet'): Silver, furry leaves form spreading mats. A few spikes of silver flowers with the faintest hint of pink in summer.
Stokesia laevis 'Alba' (Stoke's aster)
Stokesia laevis 'Alba' (Stoke's aster): Large fluffy white flowers in mid summer above slender green leaves. Likes a well drained but fertile soil in full sun. Up to 60cm. Hardy
Stokesia laevis 'Blue Star' (Stoke's aster 'Blue Star')
Stokesia laevis 'Blue Star' (Stoke's aster 'Blue Star'): Large fluffy blue flowers in mid-summer, slender green leaves. To 40cm. Hardy
Stokesia laevis 'Mary Gregory' (Stoke's aster 'Mary Gregory')
Stokesia laevis 'Mary Gregory' (Stoke's aster 'Mary Gregory'): Large fluffy lemon yellow flowers in mid summer above slender green leaves. To 40cm. Hardy
Stokesia laevis 'Purple Parasols' (Stoke's aster 'Purple Parasols')
Stokesia laevis 'Purple Parasols' (Stoke's aster 'Purple Parasols'): Large, fluffy purple flowers over slender grey-green foliage. A lovely plant for sunny, well-drained borders. To 40cm. Hardy.
Thalictrum 'Elin' (Rue 'Elin')
Thalictrum 'Elin' (Rue 'Elin'): Tallest of the Thalictrums we grow with huge heads of lavender and yellow flowers in mid-late summer. To 2m. Hardy.
Trollius chinensis 'Golden Queen' (Globeflower 'Golden Queen')
Trollius chinensis 'Golden Queen' (Globeflower 'Golden Queen'): Glowing gold cup-shaped flowers with a very prominent central boss of gold anthers. Really stunning. [Collect Only]
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.
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.
Veronicastrum 'Red Arrows' (Culver's Root 'Red Arrows')
Veronicastrum 'Red Arrows' (Culver's Root 'Red Arrows'): Reddish-pink flower spikes open to lilac, over rising whorls of pointed green leaves. To 1.4m. Hardy [Collect Only]
Veronicastrum virginicum 'Album' (Culver's Root 'Album')
Veronicastrum virginicum 'Album' (Culver's Root 'Album'): Slender spikes of white flowers above rising whorls of slender green leaves. To 1.5m. Hardy [Collect Only]
Veronicastrum virginicum 'Fascination' (Culver's Root 'Fascination')
Veronicastrum virginicum 'Fascination' (Culver's Root 'Fascination'): One of the best cultivars with tall tapering spires of warm purple/blue flowers in mid-summer. To 1.8m. Hardy.
Veronicastrum virginicum f. roseum 'Pink Glow' (Culver's Root 'Pink Glow')
Veronicastrum virginicum f. roseum 'Pink Glow' (Culver's Root 'Pink Glow'): Slender spikes of pale pink flowers above rising whorls of slender green leaves. To 1.5m. Hardy [Collect Only]