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Acaena microphylla
Acaena microphylla: Tiny leaved ground cover plant with little copper ball-shaped flowers. Will spread very effectively.
Ajuga reptans 'Burgundy Glow' (Bugle 'Burgundy Glow')
Ajuga reptans 'Burgundy Glow' (Bugle 'Burgundy Glow'): A variegated form of the superb ground cover plant with green and white leaves tinged with dark pinky red. Blue flower spikes in summer. Hardy.
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.
Anemone sylvestris (Snowdrop anemone)
Anemone sylvestris (Snowdrop anemone): Large pure white flowers over a mound of green ferny foliage. Hardy. Up to 30cm.
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]
Anthriscus sylvestris 'Ravenswing' (Purple cow parsley)
Anthriscus sylvestris 'Ravenswing' (Purple cow parsley): A dark leaved form of the common cow parsley. To 1.5m. Hardy. Tends to be biennial.
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. [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. [Collect Only]
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. [Collect Only]
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 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 portenschlagiana 'Resholdt's Variety' (Wall bellflower 'Resholdt's Variety')
Campanula portenschlagiana 'Resholdt's Variety' (Wall bellflower 'Resholdt's Variety'): Carpeting alpine with brilliant blue flowers over a long flowering period in summer.
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.
Cenolophium denudatum (Seseli libanotis, Baltic parsley)
Cenolophium denudatum (Seseli libanotis, Baltic parsley): Flat umbels of pretty white flowers in summer. Fine, filigree foliage. Great in borders, sun or part shade. Hardy. To 90cm
Centaurea dealbata (Persian cornflower)
Centaurea dealbata (Persian cornflower): Large, showy pink flowers over deeply divided foliage. Makes a good-sized clump in a couple of years. To 60cm. Hardy.
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 (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
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. [Collect Only]
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]
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. [Collect Only]
Convallaria majalis (Lily of the Valley)
Convallaria majalis (Lily of the Valley): Scented white bells in spring, Great for spreading around in shade.
Crocosmia 'Lucifer'
Crocosmia 'Lucifer': Swathes of brilliant scarlet flowers over bold strappy green foliage. Easy and trouble free as long as soil is not too wet. To 1.2m. Hardy. [Collect Only]
Cynara cardunculus (Cardoon)
Cynara cardunculus (Cardoon): Dramatic, tall silver leaved plant topped with large purple thistle flowers in mid-summer. Hardy. Up to 2.5m.
Epilobium angustifolium 'Stahl Rose' (Rosebay Willowherb. Syn. Chamaerion angustifolium 'Stahl Rose'')
Epilobium angustifolium 'Stahl Rose' (Rosebay Willowherb. Syn. Chamaerion angustifolium 'Stahl Rose''): Slender spires of pale pink flowers in late summer. Spreads rapidly through underground runners. To 1m. Hardy. [Collect Only]
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 griffithii 'Dixter' (Spurge 'Dixter')
Euphorbia griffithii 'Dixter' (Spurge 'Dixter'): An upright perennial with bright orange bracts which brighten the early spring garden. Hardy. Up to 1m. [Collect Only]
Fagopyrum dibotrys
Fagopyrum dibotrys: Tall statement plant for the back of a border. Airy white flowers in late summer. Heart-shaped leaves. Stems red in autumn. Vigorous. Hardy. Up to 1.5m.
Fragaria vesca (Wild Strawberry)
Fragaria vesca (Wild Strawberry): Semi-evergreen spreading perennial, small white flowers in spring followed by small sweet fruit. Spreads by runners. Hardy. Up to 25cm
Fragaria x ananassa 'Red Ruby' (PBR) (Deep pink flowered strawberry)
Fragaria x ananassa 'Red Ruby' (PBR) (Deep pink flowered strawberry): An ornamental strawberry plant with dark pink flowers from spring to autumn. Good ground cover
Geranium himalayense 'Baby Blue' (Cranesbill 'Baby Blue')
Geranium himalayense 'Baby Blue' (Cranesbill 'Baby Blue'): Large blue cup shaped flowers with purple veining. Spreading habit, forming a carpet of deeply divided leaves. Hardy. Up to 30cm. [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. [Collect Only]
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 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 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.
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.
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 '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.
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 'Squaw' (Bee Balm/Bergamot 'Squaw')
Monarda 'Squaw' (Bee Balm/Bergamot 'Squaw'): Whorls of bright red flowers held above aromatic foliage. [Collect Only]
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 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.
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 [Collect Only]
Persicaria amplexicaulis 'Firetail' (Red Bistort 'Firetail')
Persicaria amplexicaulis 'Firetail' (Red Bistort 'Firetail'): Tall perennial with spikes of bright pink flowers in late summer. Large oval pointed leaves. A robust plant. Hardy. Up to 1.2m. [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 microcephala 'Red Dragon' (PBR) (Knotweed 'Red Dragon')
Persicaria microcephala 'Red Dragon' (PBR) (Knotweed 'Red Dragon'): Stunning foliage with upright stems of lance-shaped purple-green leaves, with delicate chevron markings in white. Best leaf colour in full sun. Hardy. Up to 90cm. [Collect Only]
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.
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 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
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.
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.
Tradescantia (Andersoniana Group) 'Osprey' (Spider lily 'Osprey')
Tradescantia (Andersoniana Group) 'Osprey' (Spider lily 'Osprey'): Three-petalled white flowers with a fluffy blue centre above strappy foliage. Great as a ground clump former in sun or part shade.
Tradescantia (Andersoniana Group) 'Red Grape' (Spider lily 'Red Grape')
Tradescantia (Andersoniana Group) 'Red Grape' (Spider lily 'Red Grape'): Three-petalled large, reddish-pink flowers above strappy green foliage. Great as a ground clump former in sun or part shade. Hardy. Up to 50cm.