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Acaena microphylla
Acaena microphylla: Tiny leaved ground cover plant with little copper ball-shaped flowers. Will spread very effectively.
Acanthus hungaricus (Long-leaved bear's breeches)
Acanthus hungaricus (Long-leaved bear's breeches): Architectural spires of purple/white flowers over large, dark green deeply divided leaves. Best in sun or light shade. Height to 1.2m [Collect Only]
Aconitum napellus (Monkshood)
Aconitum napellus (Monkshood): Dark blue hooded flowers over finely divided foliage. This Aconitum flowers early, in late spring/early summer. Height to 1.5m. Hardy. [Collect Only]
Aconitum napellus 'Album' (White Monkshood)
Aconitum napellus 'Album' (White Monkshood): White hooded flowers over finely divided frondy foliage. A great plant for shade, even quite dry shade. Flowers at about 1.2m Hardy.
Actaea pachypoda (white baneberry)
Actaea pachypoda (white baneberry): Grown mainly for its pure white berries in autumn, each with a black 'eye' on a red stalk. Hardy. Up to 1m.
Ajuga reptans (Bugle)
Ajuga reptans (Bugle): Superb ground cover plant with purplish green leaves and blue flower spikes in summer. Very attractive to bees
Ajuga reptans 'Alba' (Bugle, white flowered)
Ajuga reptans 'Alba' (Bugle, white flowered): Superb ground cover plant with bright green leaves and white flower spikes in summer. Very attractive to bees
Ajuga reptans 'Catlin's Giant' (Bugle 'Caitlin's Giant')
Ajuga reptans 'Catlin's Giant' (Bugle 'Caitlin's Giant'): Superb ground cover plant with bronze-purple leaves and blue flower spikes in summer. Semi-evergreen. Very attractive to bees.Hardy. Up to 30cm.
Ajuga reptans 'Variegata' (Bugle 'Variegata')
Ajuga reptans 'Variegata' (Bugle 'Variegata'): Superb ground cover plant with green and white variegated leaves and blue flower spikes in summer. Very attractive to bees.
Ajuga reptans Black Scallop = 'Binblasca' (PBR) (Bugle 'Black Scallop')
Ajuga reptans Black Scallop = 'Binblasca' (PBR) (Bugle 'Black Scallop'): Shiny, darkest purple-red leaves look near black. Short spikes of blue flowers in summer.
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
Allium senescens (German garlic/Broadleaved chives)
Allium senescens (German garlic/Broadleaved chives): Clusters of pale pink or white flowers, slender strappy leaves which don't die back when the plant is in flower
Amsonia hubrichtii (Hubricht's bluestar)
Amsonia hubrichtii (Hubricht's bluestar): Clumps of soft feathery green foliage and palest blue star-like flowers in late Spring. Textural plant. Attractive autumn colour. Up to 60cm. Hardy
Amsonia tabernaemontana (Blue dogbane)
Amsonia tabernaemontana (Blue dogbane): Starry blue flowers on strong stems with willowy green leaves. Hardy. Up to 90cm. [Collect Only]
Anemone sylvestris (Snowdrop anemone)
Anemone sylvestris (Snowdrop anemone): Large pure white flowers over a mound of green ferny foliage. Hardy. Up to 30cm.
Anemone Wild Swan 'Macane001' (PBR)
Anemone Wild Swan 'Macane001' (PBR): Pure white flowers with a blueish purple reverse. Flowers on and off all summer. Needs good moist soil. Hardy. To 50cm.
Anemone x hybrida 'September Charm' (Japanese Anemone 'September Charm')
Anemone x hybrida 'September Charm' (Japanese Anemone 'September Charm'): Two-tone dark rose and shell pink flowers on tall stems in late summer. Easy and reliable. Hardy. Up to 75cm. [Collect Only]
Aquilegia 'Crimson Star' (Granny's bonnet. Columbine 'Crimson Star')
Aquilegia 'Crimson Star' (Granny's bonnet. Columbine 'Crimson Star'): Two-toned flowers with red sepals, long spurs and white inner petals, held on tall stems above attractive ferny foliage. Hardy. Up to 90cm.
Aquilegia chrysantha 'Yellow Queen' (Granny's bonnet. Columbine 'Yellow Queen')
Aquilegia chrysantha 'Yellow Queen' (Granny's bonnet. Columbine 'Yellow Queen'): Bright yellow, fragrant flowers with long spurs on tall stems above ferny foliage. Prefers some shade. Hardy. Up to 90cm.
Aquilegia McKana group (Granny's bonnet. Columbine)
Aquilegia McKana group (Granny's bonnet. Columbine): Large trumpet flowers with long spurs in lemon yellow and other pastel colours in late spring. Attractive to bees. Hardy. Up to 80cm.
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
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 aethusifolius (Goat's beard)
Aruncus aethusifolius (Goat's beard): Lovely fresh ferny foliage which turn golden in the autumn. Spikes of creamy white flowers in early summer. Hardy. Up to 50cm.
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.
Aster 'Little Carlow' (Syn. Symphyotrichum 'Little Carlow' (cordifolium hybrid))
Aster 'Little Carlow' (Syn. Symphyotrichum 'Little Carlow' (cordifolium hybrid)): Large sprays of small purplish blue flowers in autumn. Very reliable, easy to grow perennial. Hardy. Up to 1m.
Aster cordifolius 'Silver Spray' (Syn. Symphyotrichum cordifolium 'Silver Spray')
Aster cordifolius 'Silver Spray' (Syn. Symphyotrichum cordifolium 'Silver Spray'): Large sprays of small pale lilac flowers in autumn. Mildew resistant and doesn't need staking. Hardy. Up to 80cm. [Collect Only]
Aster laevis 'Arcturus' (Syn. Symphyotrichum laeve 'Arcturus')
Aster laevis 'Arcturus' (Syn. Symphyotrichum laeve 'Arcturus'): Clouds of lilac/purple flowers over almost black stems. Hardy and reliable late summer/autumn flowerer. Hardy. Up to 1.3m.
Aster macrophyllus 'Twilight' (Syn. Eurybia x herveyi)
Aster macrophyllus 'Twilight' (Syn. Eurybia x herveyi): Lavender-blue flowers with a yellow centre in late summer. Mildew-resistant foliage. An earlier flowering variety. Height to 1m.
Aster trifoliatus subsp. ageratoides 'Ashvi'
Aster trifoliatus subsp. ageratoides 'Ashvi': White flowers in a neat mound over a very long season - July to November. Hardy. Up to 80cm. [Collect Only]
Aster x frikartii 'Monch'
Aster x frikartii 'Monch': Soft lavender blue flowers in late summer.Very early flowering and shorter than many asters at about 80cm. Easy and reliable. Hardy.
Astrantia major (Greater masterwort)
Astrantia major (Greater masterwort): White/green pincushion flowers. Good for drying, I'm told! Great in sun/shade in soil that isn't too dry. Hardy. Up to 60cm.
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.
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 subsp. involucrata (Hattie's pincushion, Masterwort)
Astrantia major subsp. involucrata (Hattie's pincushion, Masterwort): Longer than normal white bracts with green tips. Seed raised from the lovely plant by our nursery gate. Hardy. Up to 80cm.
Baptisia 'Indigo Spires' (Indigo weed 'Indigo Spires')
Baptisia 'Indigo Spires' (Indigo weed 'Indigo Spires'): Spikes of violet-blue pea-like flowers with a yellow edge above a mound of grey-green foliage. Long flowering. Hardy. Up to 1.2m
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 'Bressingham White' (Elephant's ears 'Bressingham White')
Bergenia 'Bressingham White' (Elephant's ears 'Bressingham White'): Large evergreen leaves turn reddish hues in winter. Clusters of white, pink tinged flowers in late winter. Hardy. Up to 35cm.
Bergenia 'Overture' (Elephant's ears 'Overture')
Bergenia 'Overture' (Elephant's ears 'Overture'): Vibrant magenta flowers over deep green leaves that turn claret in winter. Hardy. Up to 30cm.
Bergenia 'Silberlicht' (Elephant's ears 'Silberlicht')
Bergenia 'Silberlicht' (Elephant's ears 'Silberlicht'): Strong spikes of white flowers on pink stems in winter/early spring. Large rounded evergreen leaves. Excellent ground cover plant
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]
Briza media (Lesser quaking grass)
Briza media (Lesser quaking grass): Semi-evergreen grass with beautiful delicate dangling flower heads. Short lived perennial but it will self-seed around. Up to 70cm.
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 'Alexander's Great' (PBR) (Siberian bugloss 'Alexander's Great')
Brunnera macrophylla 'Alexander's Great' (PBR) (Siberian bugloss 'Alexander's Great'): Statement foliage plant for shade. Large, heart-shaped, silver leaves. Light-blue forget-me-not-like flowers in Spring. Hardy. Up to 40cm.
Brunnera macrophylla 'Dawson's White' (Siberian bugloss 'Dawson's White')
Brunnera macrophylla 'Dawson's White' (Siberian bugloss 'Dawson's White'): Heart-shaped green leaves variably edged in creamy white with sprays of blue forget-me-not flowers in spring. Hardy. Up to 15cm.
Brunnera macrophylla 'Hadspen Cream' (Siberian bugloss 'Hadspen Cream')
Brunnera macrophylla 'Hadspen Cream' (Siberian bugloss 'Hadspen Cream'): Large, heartshaped green leaves with wide cream margin. Sprays of forget-me-not blue flowers in spring. Hardy. Up to 45cm.
Brunnera macrophylla 'Jack Frost' (PBR) (Siberian bugloss 'Jack Frost')
Brunnera macrophylla 'Jack Frost' (PBR) (Siberian bugloss 'Jack Frost'): Large, heartshaped silver leaves with green veins and leaf edges. Sprays of forget-me-not blue flowers in spring.Shade-loving plant. Hardy. Up to 45cm.
Brunnera macrophylla 'Jennifer' (Siberian bugloss 'Jennifer')
Brunnera macrophylla 'Jennifer' (Siberian bugloss 'Jennifer'): Sprays of bi-coloured blue and white forget-me-not-like flowers above green heart-shaped leaves. A great shade-loving plant. Hardy. Up to 45cm.
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.
Brunnera macrophylla 'Variegata' (Siberian bugloss 'Variegata')
Brunnera macrophylla 'Variegata' (Siberian bugloss 'Variegata'): Large, heartshaped leaves with bold variegation. Sprays of forget-me-not blue flowers in spring. Superb shade plant. Hardy. Up to 45cm.
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 '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 glomerata 'Superba' (Clustered Bellflower 'Superba')
Campanula glomerata 'Superba' (Clustered Bellflower 'Superba'): Upright stems topped with clusters of bell-shaped blue flowers held above a carpet of soft green leaves. Hardy. Up to 60cm.
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 [Collect Only]
Campanula lactiflora (Milky bellflower)
Campanula lactiflora (Milky bellflower): Clusters of blue flowers on tall stems in mid-summer. Ideal for filling out borders and adding height. Fills out quite quickly too. To 1.5m. Hardy. [Collect Only]
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 lactiflora 'Prichards Variety' (Milky bellflower 'Prichards Variety')
Campanula lactiflora 'Prichards Variety' (Milky bellflower 'Prichards Variety'): Clusters of warm blue flowers on tall stems in mid-summer. To 1.5m. Hardy.
Campanula persicifolia var. alba (Peach-leaved bellflower white flowered)
Campanula persicifolia var. alba (Peach-leaved bellflower white flowered): Pure white large rounded cups on upright stems. Height to 70cm. 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.
Centaurea 'Jordy' (Perennial cornflower 'Jordy')
Centaurea 'Jordy' (Perennial cornflower 'Jordy'): Beautiful maroon-purple flowers over felty silvery-green foliage.
Centaurea montana (Perennial cornflower)
Centaurea montana (Perennial cornflower): Large blue flowers in early summer, repeated later in year if cut back. Very attractive to bees. To 50cm. Hardy
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.
Cephalaria gigantea (Giant scabious)
Cephalaria gigantea (Giant scabious): Very tall wavy stems topped with large lemon yellow scabious-like flowers.Easy to grow. May need staking or support. Hardy. Up to 2m.
Chaerophyllum hirsutum 'Roseum' (Hairy chervil 'Roseum')
Chaerophyllum hirsutum 'Roseum' (Hairy chervil 'Roseum'): Flat heads of tiny pink flowers over finely cut green foliage. Long flowering from early summer. Informal and soft. Up to 50cm. Hardy.
Cichorium intybus (Wild chicory)
Cichorium intybus (Wild chicory): Beautiful cornflower-blue flowers held on tall stems in late summer. May need support. Hardy. Up to 2m.
Cirsium 'Mount Etna' (Brook thistle 'Mount Etna')
Cirsium 'Mount Etna' (Brook thistle 'Mount Etna'): White thistle flowers topped with soft pink held above typical thistley foliage.Very attractive to bees. Up to 80cm.
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
Convallaria majalis (Lily of the Valley)
Convallaria majalis (Lily of the Valley): Scented white bells in spring, Great for spreading around in shade.
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.
Coreopsis verticillata 'Grandiflora' (Tickseed 'Grandiflora')
Coreopsis verticillata 'Grandiflora' (Tickseed 'Grandiflora'): Compact variety with bright and cheery golden yellow daisy-like flowers. Held on wiry stems. Hardy. Up to 60cm.
Crocosmia crocosmiiflora 'Red King'
Crocosmia crocosmiiflora 'Red King': Sprays of vibrant red flowers with yellow centres, over bright green strappy foliage in late summer. Hardy. Up to 70cm. [Collect Only]
Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora 'Citronella'
Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora 'Citronella': Bright sunny yellow funnel shaped flowers in late summer with sword shaped green foliage. A compact variety. Hardy. Up to 60cm. [Collect Only]
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.
Dierama pulcherrimum (Angel's Fishing Rod)
Dierama pulcherrimum (Angel's Fishing Rod): Tall, wiry, arching stems with soft pink nodding bells. Lovely near water or over paths. To 1.5m.
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
Digitalis x mertonensis (Strawberry foxglove)
Digitalis x mertonensis (Strawberry foxglove): Large, dusky pink flowers on sturdy spikes in mid-summer. Hardy. To 90cm.
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.
Epilobium angustifolium 'Album' (White Rosebay Willowherb. Syn. Chamaerion angustifolium 'Album')
Epilobium angustifolium 'Album' (White Rosebay Willowherb. Syn. Chamaerion angustifolium 'Album'): Slender spires of white flowers in late summer. To 1.8m. Hardy. [Collect Only]
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 'Spine Tingler' (Barrenwort 'Spine Tingler')
Epimedium 'Spine Tingler' (Barrenwort 'Spine Tingler'): Very distinctive variety with long, tooth-edged leaves, rather like a holly and lemon yellow flowers. Hardy. To 30cm. [Collect Only]
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 karvinskianus 'Lavender Lady' (Fleabane 'Lavender Lady')
Erigeron karvinskianus 'Lavender Lady' (Fleabane 'Lavender Lady'): A lavender flowered form of this delicate but robust daisy. Self-seeds around where happy. To 20cm. Hardy.
Eupatorium dubium 'Baby Joe' (PBR) (Joe Pye-weed 'Baby Joe')
Eupatorium dubium 'Baby Joe' (PBR) (Joe Pye-weed 'Baby Joe'): A compact form of Joe Pye-weed with large heads of purplish red flowers which are a magnet for bees and butterflies. Hardy. Up to 75cm. [Collect Only]
Eupatorium maculatum 'Riesenschirm' (Joe Pye Weed 'Riesenschirm')
Eupatorium maculatum 'Riesenschirm' (Joe Pye Weed 'Riesenschirm'): Even taller than the species and a dramatic plant with huge heads of purplish pink flowers in late summer. Hardy. To 2.5m. [Collect Only]
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 amygdaloides var. robbiae (Mrs Robb's bonnet)
Euphorbia amygdaloides var. robbiae (Mrs Robb's bonnet): Great plant for difficult dry, shady areas. Evergreen dark-green leaves and vibrant lime-green flowers in spring. Suckers and can spread.
Euphorbia characias (Spurge)
Euphorbia characias (Spurge): Evergreen perennial with blue-green leaves and lime-green flowers in early summer. Long-flowering. May self-seed. Prefers a sunny spot. [Collect Only]
Euphorbia palustris (Marsh spurge)
Euphorbia palustris (Marsh spurge): Bright acid green bracts in spring. Height to 90cm. 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
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.
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
Francoa sonchifolia (Bridal wreath)
Francoa sonchifolia (Bridal wreath): Spires of pale pink flowers over semi-evergreen, pinkish-green foliage.
Galium odoratum (Sweet woodruff)
Galium odoratum (Sweet woodruff): Ground-cover plant for dry shade.Delicate clusters of scented white flowers in the spring above fresh green foliage. Loved by bees. Hardy. Up to 30cm.
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. [Collect Only]
Geranium 'Alan Mayes' (Cranesbill 'Alan Mayes')
Geranium 'Alan Mayes' (Cranesbill 'Alan Mayes'): Long flowering geranium with bright blue flowers with purple veining. Clumps of hairy green leaves, turning red in autumn. Hardy. Up to 45cm.
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.
Geranium 'Bob's Blunder' (Cranesbill 'Bob's Blunder')
Geranium 'Bob's Blunder' (Cranesbill 'Bob's Blunder'): Bright pink, small flowers over a spreading mat of soft, bronzy flowers.
Geranium 'Brookside' (Cranesbill 'Brookside')
Geranium 'Brookside' (Cranesbill 'Brookside'): A reliable, robust variety with large rich blue flowers over a mound of deeply divided leaves. Height to 45cm. Hardy [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. Needs good drainage. Hardy. Up to 30cm.
Geranium 'Elke' (Cranesbill 'Elke')
Geranium 'Elke' (Cranesbill 'Elke'): Compact, long flowering with pink, white centred, white edged flowers.
Geranium 'Ivan' (Cranesbill 'Ivan')
Geranium 'Ivan' (Cranesbill 'Ivan'): Vibrant magenta-pink flowers with a dark black centre above yellow green leaves. Leaves turn red in autumn. Hardy. Up to 50cm.
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 'Orion' (Cranesbill 'Orion')
Geranium 'Orion' (Cranesbill 'Orion'): A dome of deeply divided foliage, smothered in large blue flowers from early summer onwards
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 Dreamland = 'Bremdream' (PBR) (Geranium 'Dreamland')
Geranium Dreamland = 'Bremdream' (PBR) (Geranium 'Dreamland'): Pale pink flowers with darker pink veins above attractive bright green foliage. Long flowering. Hardy. Up to 40cm.
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. [Collect Only]
Geranium himalayense 'Derrick Cook' (Cranesbill 'Derrick Cook')
Geranium himalayense 'Derrick Cook' (Cranesbill 'Derrick Cook'): Large white flowers with delicate purple veining above a clump of bright green leaves. Foliage turns red in autumn. To 35cm. Hardy.
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 'Bevan's Variety' (Cranesbill 'Bevan's Variety')
Geranium macrorrhizum 'Bevan's Variety' (Cranesbill 'Bevan's Variety'): Superb ground cover Geranium especially for dry shade. Bright pink over a dense mound of aromatic foliage. Hardy. To 30cm.
Geranium macrorrhizum 'Ingwersen's Variety' (Cranesbill 'Ingwersen's Variety')
Geranium macrorrhizum 'Ingwersen's Variety' (Cranesbill 'Ingwersen's Variety'): A very useful ground cover Geranium with rounded, aromatic foliage. pale pink flowers in early summer. Good in shade. Hardy. To 40cm.
Geranium macrorrhizum 'White Ness' (Cranesbill 'White Ness')
Geranium macrorrhizum 'White Ness' (Cranesbill 'White Ness'): Pure white flowers over aromatic, bright green, evergreen foliage. Good groundcover in shade. Hardy. Up to 50cm.
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 'Beth Chatto' (Spotted cranesbill 'Beth Chatto')
Geranium maculatum 'Beth Chatto' (Spotted cranesbill 'Beth Chatto'): Very pretty palest purple flowers held above attractive green foliage. To 50cm. Hardy. [Collect Only]
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 maculatum 'Vickie Lynn' (Spotted cranesbill 'Vickie Lynn')
Geranium maculatum 'Vickie Lynn' (Spotted cranesbill 'Vickie Lynn'): Pale lavender flowers above a clump of fresh green divided leaves. Prefers soil that doesn't dry out in summer. Hardy. Up to 45cm.
Geranium nodosum (Knotted cranesbill)
Geranium nodosum (Knotted cranesbill): Fast spreading hardy geranium with purplish pink flowers over a long season in summer. A great gap filler. Up to 50cm.
Geranium nodosum 'Silverwood' (Knotted cranesbill 'Silverwood')
Geranium nodosum 'Silverwood' (Knotted cranesbill 'Silverwood'): Pure white form of the more common pink species. Soft, shiny green leaves. Ideal for dappled shade. Hardy. To 30cm.
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 phaeum (Dusky cranesbill)
Geranium phaeum (Dusky cranesbill): Purple flowers with swept-back petals held high above soft green foliage. Early to flower, reliable and easy. To 60cm. Hardy.
Geranium phaeum 'Album' (Dusky cranesbill 'Album')
Geranium phaeum 'Album' (Dusky cranesbill 'Album'): Clean white flowers held above bright green foliage. Excellent in shade. Spreading habit. Hardy. Height to 60cm.
Geranium phaeum 'Lily Lovell' (Dusky cranesbill 'Lily Lovell')
Geranium phaeum 'Lily Lovell' (Dusky cranesbill 'Lily Lovell'): Large, rich purple flowers with white centre. Petals swept back. Hardy. Flowers early in the season. To 80cm.
Geranium phaeum 'Raven' (Dusky cranesbill 'Raven')
Geranium phaeum 'Raven' (Dusky cranesbill 'Raven'): Dark purple flowers with long stamens and swept-back petals held high above soft green foliage. Great for shady areas. To 60cm. Hardy.
Geranium phaeum pale purple (Dusky cranesbill pale purple)
Geranium phaeum pale purple (Dusky cranesbill pale purple): Pale purple flowers with swept-back petals held high above soft green foliage. Early to flower, reliable and easy.
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.
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.
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.
Geranium psilostemon (Armenian cranesbill)
Geranium psilostemon (Armenian cranesbill): Big magenta flowers with shiny black eye. Tall and vigorous. To 1.2m. Hardy.
Geranium pyrenaicum 'Bill Wallis' (Mountain cranesbill 'Bill Wallis')
Geranium pyrenaicum 'Bill Wallis' (Mountain cranesbill 'Bill Wallis'): Masses of tiny purple flowers, good for ground cover
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 'Ankum's Pride' (Bloody cranesbill 'Ankum's Pride')
Geranium sanguineum 'Ankum's Pride' (Bloody cranesbill 'Ankum's Pride'): A low-growing geranium with rose pink flowers with darker veins, above a mat of divided foliage. Hardy. Up to 15cm.
Geranium sanguineum 'Max Frei' (Bloody cranesbill 'Max Frei')
Geranium sanguineum 'Max Frei' (Bloody cranesbill 'Max Frei'): Neat mounds of bright pink flowers over dense, semi-evergreen foliage. [Collect Only]
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 wlassovianum
Geranium wlassovianum: Warm purple flowers over attractive velvety foliage. Excellent autumn foliage colour.
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.
Geranium x oxonianum 'Claridge Druce'
Geranium x oxonianum 'Claridge Druce': Long flowering vigorous geranium with pale pink flowers with cerise pink veins. Good for ground cover. Hardy. Up to 50cm.
Geum 'Fire Storm' (PBR) (Avens 'Fire Storm')
Geum 'Fire Storm' (PBR) (Avens 'Fire Storm'): A great new compact Geum with rich orange double flowers above mounds of rounded foliage. Long flowering. Hardy. Up to 50cm.
Geum 'Mai Tai' (PBR) (Avens 'Mai Tai')
Geum 'Mai Tai' (PBR) (Avens 'Mai Tai'): Semi-double, pale apricot flowers above green foliage. Long-flowering. Hardy. Up to 45cm.
Geum 'Prinses Juliana' (Avens 'Prinses Juliana')
Geum 'Prinses Juliana' (Avens 'Prinses Juliana'): Bright orange flowers held on tall stems above mounds of rounded foliage. Flowers for ages and reflowers when cut back.
Geum 'Rijnstroom'
Geum 'Rijnstroom': A bright orange semi-double flower in late spring. Prefers a moist soil and sunny spot but can tolerate light shade. Hardy. Up to 50cm.
Geum 'Savannah Sunset' (Avens 'Savannah Sunset')
Geum 'Savannah Sunset' (Avens 'Savannah Sunset'): Apricot, semi-double flowers with red buds held on red stems above rosettes of rounded hairy leaves. Long flowering. Hardy. Up to 35cm.
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.
Geum 'Totally Tangerine' (PBR) (Avens 'Totally Tangerine')
Geum 'Totally Tangerine' (PBR) (Avens 'Totally Tangerine'): Lovely single-flowered bright orange flowers held on erect stems above mounds of green foliage. Hardy. Up to 60cm.
Geum rivale 'Leonards Variety' (Avens 'Leonards Variety')
Geum rivale 'Leonards Variety' (Avens 'Leonards Variety'): Coppery- rose flowers held above rosettes of rounded, softly hairy foliage. To 40cm. Hardy
Geum Scarlet Tempest = 'Macgeu001' (PBR) (Avens 'Scarlet Tempest')
Geum Scarlet Tempest = 'Macgeu001' (PBR) (Avens 'Scarlet Tempest'): Scarlet, semi-double flowers held on tall stems above rosettes of rounded hairy leaves. Long flowering. Hardy. Up to 50cm.
Gillenia trifoliata (Bowman's root)
Gillenia trifoliata (Bowman's root): Lovely plant with starry white flowers held high over elegant foliage. Great in light shade. Hardy.
Helleborus niger (Christmas Rose)
Helleborus niger (Christmas Rose): Pure white flowers in midwinter, evergreen foliage.
Hemerocallis 'Corky' (Daylily 'Corky')
Hemerocallis 'Corky' (Daylily 'Corky'): Slender yellow trumpets with mahogany stripe on back. Flowers held high on black stems above fine foliage. Superb plant. To 60cm. Hardy
Hemerocallis 'Sammy Russell' (Day lily 'Sammy Russell')
Hemerocallis 'Sammy Russell' (Day lily 'Sammy Russell'): Rich, bronzey-red flowers in mid-summer over strappy foliage. [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.
Hemerocallis 'Stella de Oro' (Day Lily 'Stella de Oro')
Hemerocallis 'Stella de Oro' (Day Lily 'Stella de Oro'): Pale yellow fragrant flowers with a darker yellow throat. Grass-like green foliage. Hardy. Up to 50cm.
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. [Collect Only]
Hemerocallis lilioasphodelus (yellow daylily)
Hemerocallis lilioasphodelus (yellow daylily): Fragrant lemon yellow lily flowers above green strappy foliage. Semi-evergreen. Flowers typically open in the evening. Hardy. Up to 1m.
Hesperantha coccinea 'Rosea' (Kaffir Lily. Syn. Schizostylis coccinea)
Hesperantha coccinea 'Rosea' (Kaffir Lily. Syn. Schizostylis coccinea): Pale pink flowers on slender stems in late summer
Heuchera 'Midnight Rose'
Heuchera 'Midnight Rose': Darkest purple leaves, splashed with bright pink. Excellent for all year round foliage colour. Hardy. Up to 30cm. [Collect Only]
Heuchera 'Obsidian' (PBR)
Heuchera 'Obsidian' (PBR): Darkest purple leaves, almost black and glossy. Superb in pots - imagine it in a silver one!.
Hosta 'Blue Mouse Ears'
Hosta 'Blue Mouse Ears': A small form of Hosta with smooth rounded blue-grey leaves and soft purple flowers in the summer. Hardy. Up to 50cm.
Hosta 'Empress Wu' (PBR)
Hosta 'Empress Wu' (PBR): One of the largest leaved Hostas in cultivation - possibly the largest. Leaves up to 18" across when established. [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]
Kirengeshoma palmata (Koreana Group) (Yellow wax bells)
Kirengeshoma palmata (Koreana Group) (Yellow wax bells): Yellow waxy flowers hang over palmate foliage. A shade lover. To 80cm. Hardy
Knautia macedonica (Macedonian scabious)
Knautia macedonica (Macedonian scabious): Lovely dark pink, scabious-like flowers from early to late 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.
Lamium orvala
Lamium orvala: A woodland perennial with large, crushed strawberry colour, lipped flowers in early summer. Hardy. Up to 50cm.
Lamprocapnos spectabilis (Bleeding Heart, Dicentra)
Lamprocapnos spectabilis (Bleeding Heart, Dicentra): Arching stems with hanging, heart shaped pink flowers. A spring classic. [Collect Only]
Lamprocapnos spectabilis 'Alba' (formerly Dicentra) (Bleeding Heart, Dicentra)
Lamprocapnos spectabilis 'Alba' (formerly Dicentra) (Bleeding Heart, Dicentra): Pure white form of the familiar Bleeding Heart. [Collect Only]
Lamprocapnos spectabilis 'Valentine' (Bleeding Heart, Dicentra)
Lamprocapnos spectabilis 'Valentine' (Bleeding Heart, Dicentra): Superb warm red flowered version of this familiar spring flowerer. Hardy. Up to 80cm.
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.
Leucanthemum x superbum 'Aglaia' (Shasta Daisy 'Aglaia')
Leucanthemum x superbum 'Aglaia' (Shasta Daisy 'Aglaia'): Double, frilly white flowers in late summer and autumn. Glossy green foliage. Fully hardy, dislikes soggy soils. Height to 50cm
Leucanthemum x superbum 'Goldfinch' (PBR) (Shasta Daisy 'Goldfinch')
Leucanthemum x superbum 'Goldfinch' (PBR) (Shasta Daisy 'Goldfinch'): Semi-double creamy yellow flowers which fade slowly to ivory white
Liriope muscari 'Big Blue' (Blue turf lily 'Big Blue')
Liriope muscari 'Big Blue' (Blue turf lily 'Big Blue'): Spikes of vibrant purple flowers in autumn, larger than the usual form, evergreen strappy foliage. Good for dry shade. Hardy. Up to 50cm
Liriope muscari 'Royal Purple' (Blue turf lily 'Royal Purple')
Liriope muscari 'Royal Purple' (Blue turf lily 'Royal Purple'): Spikes of deep purple flowers in autumn above dark-green evergreen strappy foliage. Can tolerate dry shade. Hardy. Up to 50cm.
Lychnis flos-cuculi 'White Robin' (White Ragged Robin)
Lychnis flos-cuculi 'White Robin' (White Ragged Robin): A pretty white form of our native Ragged Robin. Starry white flowers in early summer. Thrives in damp, part-shaded spots.
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.
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 'Gardenview Scarlet' (Bee Balm/Bergamot 'Gardenview Scarlet')
Monarda 'Gardenview Scarlet' (Bee Balm/Bergamot 'Gardenview Scarlet'): Whorls of bright red flowers held above aromatic foliage. Hardy. To 70cm. [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 'Prarienacht' (Bergamot 'Prarienacht')
Monarda 'Prarienacht' (Bergamot 'Prarienacht'): Whorls of zingy purple flowers over bright green aromatic foliage. Very attractive to bees. Hardy. Up to 90cm.
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.
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.
Nepeta 'Six Hills Giant' (Catmint 'Six Hills Giant')
Nepeta 'Six Hills Giant' (Catmint 'Six Hills Giant'): A vigorous sun lover which will soon make a generous clump. Spikes of tiny purple flowers over aromatic grey/green foliage.
Nepeta grandiflora 'Summer Magic' (PBR) (Catmint 'Summer Magic')
Nepeta grandiflora 'Summer Magic' (PBR) (Catmint 'Summer Magic'): A more compact, upright growing variety of Catmint with aromatic grey foliage and spikes of lavender blue flowers. Hardy. Up to 35cm.
Nepeta sibirica 'Souvenir d'Andre Chaudron' (Catmint 'Souvenir d'Andre Chaudron')
Nepeta sibirica 'Souvenir d'Andre Chaudron' (Catmint 'Souvenir d'Andre Chaudron'): One of the largest flowers and more upright growth than other catmints. Aromatic lance shaped leaves. Hardy. Up to 45cm.
Nepeta x faassenii 'Kit Cat' (Catmint 'Kit Cat')
Nepeta x faassenii 'Kit Cat' (Catmint 'Kit Cat'): A compact variety of catmint making a neat mound of aromatic green foliage and clusters of lavender blue flowers. Hardy. Up to 30cm.
Omphalodes cappadocica 'Cherry Ingram' (Navelwort 'Cherry Ingram')
Omphalodes cappadocica 'Cherry Ingram' (Navelwort 'Cherry Ingram'): An early spring flowering perennial with lustrous leaves and pretty deep blue flowers in early spring.
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.
Pachyphragma macrophyllum
Pachyphragma macrophyllum: Great for ground cover in shady areas,glossy round, green leaves and clusters of white flowers in the spring. Hardy. Up to 45cm.
Paeonia 'Flame' (Paeony 'Flame')
Paeonia 'Flame' (Paeony 'Flame'): Rich and shiny scarlet red single flowers with a yellow centre. Glossy dark green leaves. Hardy. Up to 80cm. [Collect Only]
Paeonia lactiflora 'Bowl of Beauty' (Peony 'Bowl of Beauty')
Paeonia lactiflora 'Bowl of Beauty' (Peony 'Bowl of Beauty'): Huge sugar-pink petal bowls filled with ripples of yellow ribbony bits. Swoon-worthy. [Collect Only]
Paeonia lactiflora 'Nymphe' (Peony 'Nymphe')
Paeonia lactiflora 'Nymphe' (Peony 'Nymphe'): Strongly scented deep pink flowers with a golden centre. Attractive dark green foliage. Hardy. Up to 90cm. [Collect Only]
Paeonia officinalis 'Alba Plena' (Peony 'Alba Plena')
Paeonia officinalis 'Alba Plena' (Peony 'Alba Plena'): Sumptuous, large double white flowers above green foliage in May. A traditional cottage garden plant. May need support. [Collect Only]
Paeonia officinalis 'Rubra Plena' (Peony 'Rubra Plena')
Paeonia officinalis 'Rubra Plena' (Peony 'Rubra Plena'): The classic deep red double paeony. Deeply divided leaves unfurl in spring. Max Height 90cm. Flowers April to May. Full sun/partial shade. [Collect Only]
Paeonia wittmanniana
Paeonia wittmanniana: A delightful herbaceous peony with pale pink almost white bowl-shaped flowers with a yellow centre and attractive foliage. Hardy. Up to 1m. [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.
Persicaria affinis 'Donald Lowndes' (Knotweed 'Donald Lowndes')
Persicaria affinis 'Donald Lowndes' (Knotweed 'Donald Lowndes'): Low-growing mat-forming perennial of narrow dark-green leaves and spikes of small pink flowers which darken with age. Hardy. Up to 30cm
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 (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 'Fat Domino' (PBR) (Red bistort 'Fat Domino')
Persicaria amplexicaulis 'Fat Domino' (PBR) (Red bistort 'Fat Domino'): A cracking new variety with plump, dark rose-red flower spikes which last for ages. Robust and hardy. Up to 90cm
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]
Persicaria bistorta 'Hohe Tatra' (Bistort 'Hohe Tatra')
Persicaria bistorta 'Hohe Tatra' (Bistort 'Hohe Tatra'): Upright pink spikes from May to July. Flowers slightly smaller and later than 'Superba'. Hardy. Height to 45cm. [Collect Only]
Persicaria bistorta 'Superba' (Bistort 'Superba'. Syn. Polygonum bistorta 'Superbum')
Persicaria bistorta 'Superba' (Bistort 'Superba'. Syn. Polygonum bistorta 'Superbum'): Upright fluffy pink spikes make a bold show in early summer. Great for filling larger spaces. Hardy. Up to 60cm.
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.
Physalis alkekengi var. franchetii (Chinese Lantern)
Physalis alkekengi var. franchetii (Chinese Lantern): Hardy perennial, grown for its glowing orange lantern-like seed cases in autumn.
Physostegia virginiana (Obedient plant)
Physostegia virginiana (Obedient plant): Spires of light pinkish purple flowers on slowly spiralling stems. [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 'Lambrook Mauve'
Polemonium 'Lambrook Mauve': Sprays of light purple-pink bell-shaped flowers with a yellow centre above fresh green ferny foliage. Hardy. Up to 60cm.
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 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
Polemonium reptans 'Stairway to Heaven' (PBR) (Jacob's Ladder 'Stairway to Heaven')
Polemonium reptans 'Stairway to Heaven' (PBR) (Jacob's Ladder 'Stairway to Heaven'): Superb variety with attractive variegated foliage and lavender blue flowers. To 50cm. Hardy
Polygonatum verticillatum 'Rubrum'
Polygonatum verticillatum 'Rubrum': Tall upright dark-red stems with whorls of narrow leaves and bell shaped flowers flushed red. Good in shade. Hardy. Up to 1m. [Collect Only]
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 thurberi 'Monarch's Velvet' (Cinquefoil 'Monarch's Velvet')
Potentilla thurberi 'Monarch's Velvet' (Cinquefoil 'Monarch's Velvet'): Dark red velvety flowers with a darker eye held daintily above green, deeply divided foliage
Primula 'Francisca' (Polyanthus 'Francisca')
Primula 'Francisca' (Polyanthus 'Francisca'): Really unusual variety with green/acid yellow flowers. To 20cm. Hardy.
Primula 'Wanda' (Primrose 'Wanda')
Primula 'Wanda' (Primrose 'Wanda'): Low growing primula with bright purplish red flowers in early spring
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 denticulata var. alba (Drumstick primula - white)
Primula denticulata var. alba (Drumstick primula - white): Pure white balls of flowers on sturdy stems. To 25cm. Hardy
Primula elatior (Oxslip)
Primula elatior (Oxslip): Pale yellow, primrose colour flowers in clusters on gently arching stems.
Primula vulgaris (Primrose)
Primula vulgaris (Primrose): The much loved wild primrose which self-seeds merrily here at the nursery. To 20cm. Hardy.
Primula x bulleesiana
Primula x bulleesiana: Candelabra primula with upright tall stems of mixed bright orange-yellow, pink and purple flowers from a rosette of green leaves. Hardy. Up to 60cm.
Pulmonaria 'Blue Ensign' (Lungwort 'Blue Ensign')
Pulmonaria 'Blue Ensign' (Lungwort 'Blue Ensign'): Rich blue flowers in spring over unspotted dark green foliage. A reliable hardy perennial. Up to 30cm.
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.
Pulmonaria 'Diana Clare' (Lungwort 'Diana Clare')
Pulmonaria 'Diana Clare' (Lungwort 'Diana Clare'): Long, slender silver foliage and purple flowers in spring. To 30cm Hardy.
Pulmonaria 'Sissinghurst White' (Lungwort 'Sissinghurst White')
Pulmonaria 'Sissinghurst White' (Lungwort 'Sissinghurst White'): Clusters of pure white flowers in spring over white spotted green leaves. To 20cm. Hardy.
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.
Pulmonaria Opal = 'Ocupol' (Lungwort 'Opal')
Pulmonaria Opal = 'Ocupol' (Lungwort 'Opal'): Palest ice-blue flowers over dark green leaves splashed with silver. Hardy. to 30cm.
Rudbeckia fulgida var. deamii
Rudbeckia fulgida var. deamii: Classic garden perennial flowering in mid-late summer with bright gold daisy flowers with black centres. Hardy. Up to 60cm.
Rudbeckia fulgida var. sullivantii 'Goldsturm'
Rudbeckia fulgida var. sullivantii 'Goldsturm': Large gold flowers with a chocolate eye produced in profusion from late summer well into autumn. Hardy. Up to 60cm.
Rudbeckia subtomentosa 'Little Henry' (PBR)
Rudbeckia subtomentosa 'Little Henry' (PBR): Yellow quilled flowers with chocolate brown centres in late summer. Compact variety with a delightful vanilla scent. Hardy. Up to 90cm. [Collect Only]
Sanguisorba 'Chocolate Tip'
Sanguisorba 'Chocolate Tip': Spikes of burgundy-red bobble-like flowers appear in late summer over green leaves tinged with brown. Hardy. Up to 1m. [Collect Only]
Sanguisorba 'Little Angel' (Burnet 'Little Angel')
Sanguisorba 'Little Angel' (Burnet 'Little Angel'): Brand new variety. Compact plant with maroon button flowers and variegated foliage. Hardy. Up to 30cm. Hardy.
Sanguisorba 'Pink Tanna' (Burnet 'Pink Tanna')
Sanguisorba 'Pink Tanna' (Burnet '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.
Sanguisorba 'Proud Mary' (Burnet 'Proud Mary')
Sanguisorba 'Proud Mary' (Burnet 'Proud Mary'): Burgundy-red bobbly flowers appear in late summer over crinkled blue-green leaves. Long flowering. Hardy. Up to 60cm. [Collect Only]
Sanguisorba 'Tanna' (Burnet 'Tanna')
Sanguisorba 'Tanna' (Burnet 'Tanna'): Spikes of burgundy-red bobbly flowers appear in late summer over crinkled blue-green leaves. Height to 50cm. Hardy.
Sanguisorba canadensis (White burnet)
Sanguisorba canadensis (White burnet): Bottle-brush white flowers in late-summer above green pinnate foliage. Very tactile plant. Long flowering. Hardy. Up to 2m
Sanguisorba menziesii (Menzies' burnet)
Sanguisorba menziesii (Menzies' burnet): Long maroon spikes in late summer over clumps of frondy, grey green foliage. To 60cm. Fully hardy
Sanguisorba officinalis 'Red Thunder' (Burnet 'Red Thunder')
Sanguisorba officinalis 'Red Thunder' (Burnet 'Red Thunder'): Stems of dark-red bobble-like flowers above attractive divided foliage. Up to 1.2m. [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]
Saxifraga x urbium (London Pride)
Saxifraga x urbium (London Pride): Wiry stems topped with dainty pale pink flowers over ground evergreen rosettes of green leaves with creamy yellow markings.
Selinum wallichianum (Wallich milk parsley)
Selinum wallichianum (Wallich milk parsley): Stately umbellifer with large white heads atop large lacy leaves. Hardy. To 1.5m
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
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. [Collect Only]
Stachys officinalis 'Hummelo' (Betony 'Hummelo')
Stachys officinalis 'Hummelo' (Betony 'Hummelo'): Upright spikes of rosy purple flowers above pointed dark green foliage. Very attractive to bees. To 50cm. Hardy.
Tellima grandiflora 'Forest Frost' (Fringecups)
Tellima grandiflora 'Forest Frost' (Fringecups): Slender spikes of pinkish flowers late spring to mid-summer. Semi-evergreen reddish foliage. Great in shade. Height to 30cm. Hardy
Thalictrum 'Splendide White' (PBR) (Rue 'Splendide White')
Thalictrum 'Splendide White' (PBR) (Rue 'Splendide White'): Pure white flowers open from spherical buds. Spectacular in dappled shade
Thalictrum 'Splendide' (Rue 'Splendide')
Thalictrum 'Splendide' (Rue 'Splendide'): Superb Thalictrum with clouds of purple flowers open for a very long time in late summer. Hardy. Up to 1.5m
Thalictrum aquilegiifolium (French meadow rue)
Thalictrum aquilegiifolium (French meadow rue): Fluffy heads of pale pink or white flowers in early summer
Thalictrum delavayi 'Album' (Chinese meadow rue 'Album')
Thalictrum delavayi 'Album' (Chinese meadow rue 'Album'): Dainty cup-shaped white flowers held high above fern-like greyish green leaves. To 1.2m. Hardy
Thalictrum delavayi 'Hewitt's Double' (Chinese meadow rue 'Hewitt's Double')
Thalictrum delavayi 'Hewitt's Double' (Chinese meadow rue 'Hewitt's Double'): Tiny purple pom-pom flowers dance airily above ferny grey-green foliage. Height to 1.2m. Hardy
Thalictrum Nimbus Pink = 'Tntnp' (PBR) (Rue 'Nimbus Pink')
Thalictrum Nimbus Pink = 'Tntnp' (PBR) (Rue 'Nimbus Pink'): A new variety with dense clouds of fluffy lavender pink flowers on dark stems above grey-green ferny foliage like an aquilegia. Hardy. Up to 70cm.
Thalictrum Nimbus White = 'Tntnw' (PBR) (Rue 'Nimbus White')
Thalictrum Nimbus White = 'Tntnw' (PBR) (Rue 'Nimbus White'): A new variety with dense clouds of fluffy white flowers on dark stems above grey-green ferny foliage like an aquilegia. Hardy. Up to 70cm.
Tiarella 'Pink Bouquet' (Foam flower 'Pink Bouquet')
Tiarella 'Pink Bouquet' (Foam flower 'Pink Bouquet'): Palest pink flower spikes from spring to mid-summer. Maple shaped green leaves with slim dark central markings. To 30cm. Hardy
Tradescantia (Andersoniana Group) 'Innocence' (Spider lily 'Innocence')
Tradescantia (Andersoniana Group) 'Innocence' (Spider lily 'Innocence'): Three-petalled pure white flowers with purple tinged anthers. Strappy bright green foliage.
Tricyrtis 'White Towers' (Toadlily 'White Towers')
Tricyrtis 'White Towers' (Toadlily 'White Towers'): Upright stems and star-shaped white flowers above fresh green foliage. Shade-lover. Prefers a moist soil. Hardy. Up to 60cm.
Tricyrtis formosana 'Seiryu' (Toadlily 'Seiryu')
Tricyrtis formosana 'Seiryu' (Toadlily 'Seiryu'): Upright stems of blue star-like flowers, often speckled with lilac and a paler centre. Above dark green spotted foliage. Hardy. Up to 60cm. [Collect Only]
Valeriana officinalis (Common valerian)
Valeriana officinalis (Common valerian): Tall perennial with branched stems of tiny, soft white/pale pink flowers in early summer. Ferny, foliage. Hardy. Up to 1.2m.
Veronica longifolia 'Charlotte' (PBR) (Long-leaved speedwell 'Charlotte')
Veronica longifolia 'Charlotte' (PBR) (Long-leaved speedwell 'Charlotte'): Spikes of white flowers, slender variegated leaves. Good in sun or part shade. Hardy. Height to 40cm. [Collect Only]
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 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 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]
Vinca minor 'Atropurpurea' (Small periwinkle 'Atropurpurea')
Vinca minor 'Atropurpurea' (Small periwinkle 'Atropurpurea'): A compact mat-forming evergreen perennial with trailing stems of dark green leaves and dark purple flowers. Good in shade. Hardy ground cover.
Vinca minor f. alba 'Gertrude Jekyll' (Small white periwinkle 'Gertrude Jekyll')
Vinca minor f. alba 'Gertrude Jekyll' (Small white periwinkle 'Gertrude Jekyll'): A compact mat-forming evergreen perennial with trailing stems of dark green leaves. White flowers from mid spring to autumn.