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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 '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.
Amsonia tabernaemontana (Blue dogbane)
Amsonia tabernaemontana (Blue dogbane): Starry blue flowers on strong stems with willowy green leaves. Hardy. Up to 90cm.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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 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.
Centaurea orientalis
Centaurea orientalis: Bright yellow flowers emerge from attractive papery buds. Prefers a well-drained soil and a sunny spot. Attractive to bees. Hardy. Up to 90cm.
Crocosmia 'Emberglow'
Crocosmia 'Emberglow': Vibrant deep-red funnel shaped flowers in late summer with sword shaped green foliage. A shorted variety than 'Lucifer'. [Collect Only]
Deschampsia cespitosa 'Goldtau' (Tufted hair grass 'Goldtau')
Deschampsia cespitosa 'Goldtau' (Tufted hair grass 'Goldtau'): Early flowering grass, in flower by mid-July. Airy flower plumes which shimmer if catch the light. Shorter than many varieties.
Echinacea 'Hope' (Coneflower 'Hope')
Echinacea 'Hope' (Coneflower 'Hope'): Pastel pink daisy-like flowers with large orange central cone. Large blooms. Attractive to bees and butterflies. [Collect Only]
Echinacea purpurea 'Rubinstern' (Coneflower 'Rubinstern')
Echinacea purpurea 'Rubinstern' (Coneflower 'Rubinstern'): Large pink flowers with a big golden central cone in late summer
Eryngium x zabelii 'Big Blue (Sea Holly 'Big Blue)
Eryngium x zabelii 'Big Blue (Sea Holly 'Big Blue): Large electric-blue thimble-shaped flowers with a spiky collar and silver-green foliage. Long flowering and bee-friendly. Hardy. Up to 75cm [Collect Only]
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.
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.
Gaura lindheimeri Rosyjane = 'Harrosy' (PBR) (Gaura 'Rosyjane')
Gaura lindheimeri Rosyjane = 'Harrosy' (PBR) (Gaura 'Rosyjane'): Airy sprays of pink flowers with a white petal centre. Perennial, but dislikes winter wet and doesn't thrive outdoors in cold areas. To 80cm.
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 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 var. pratense f. albiflorum 'Laura' (PBR) (Meadow cranesbill 'Laura')
Geranium pratense var. 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 sylvaticum 'Album' (Wood cranesbill)
Geranium sylvaticum 'Album' (Wood cranesbill): Upright stems of white saucer-shaped flowers above deeply divided leaves. Prefers moist shadier spots. Hardy. Up to 70cm.
Geum 'Mrs Bradshaw' (Avens 'Mrs Bradshaw')
Geum 'Mrs Bradshaw' (Avens 'Mrs Bradshaw'): Large double crimson-orange flowers in early-summer - a very eye-catching plant. Height to 70cm. Hardy
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 'Night Embers' (Day Lily 'Night Embers')
Hemerocallis 'Night Embers' (Day Lily 'Night Embers'): Large double red flowers with ruffled petals and a white edging, grass-like, strappy green foliage. Hardy. Up to 75cm. [Collect Only]
Hemerocallis 'Sammy Russell' (Day lily 'Sammy Russell')
Hemerocallis 'Sammy Russell' (Day lily 'Sammy Russell'): Rich, bronzey-red flowers in mid-summer over strappy foliage.
Iris 'Langport Wren'
Iris 'Langport Wren': Sword-shaped glaucous green leaves and stems of up to 4 flowers, with rich reddish-purple and deep maroon almost brown flowers. [Collect Only]
Iris sibirica (Siberian Iris)
Iris sibirica (Siberian Iris): Soft, purplish blue iris flowers over strappy green foliage. [Collect Only]
Iris sibirica 'Perry's Blue' (Siberian Iris 'Perry's Blue')
Iris sibirica 'Perry's Blue' (Siberian Iris 'Perry's Blue'): Lovely pale-blue flowers with white markings over strappy green foliage. Prefers moist soil. Makes a bold clump. Hardy. Up to 85cm.
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.
Kniphofia 'Drummore Apricot' (Red Hot Poker 'Drummore Apricot')
Kniphofia 'Drummore Apricot' (Red Hot Poker 'Drummore Apricot'): Tall spikes of apricot flowers fading to yellow. Strappy green foliage. Strong vertical statement in the summer border. Hardy. Up to 75cm.
Libertia grandiflora (Libertia)
Libertia grandiflora (Libertia): Starry white flowers above stiff, slender strappy green foliage. To 90cm.
Melica altissima 'Atropurpurea'
Melica altissima 'Atropurpurea': Deciduous grass with green strappy leaves and large feathery purple flowers. Good for drying and as a cut flower. Hardy. Up to 80cm.
Melica altissmima 'Alba'
Melica altissmima 'Alba': Deciduous grass with green strappy leaves and delicate sprays of white flowers. Very tactile plant. Hardy. Up to 90cm.
Miscanthus sinensis 'Yakushima Dwarf'
Miscanthus sinensis 'Yakushima Dwarf': Compact form with clumps of narrow arching leaves and stems of plume-like flowers. Starting a rich red colour, fading to pink/grey. Hardy. Up to 80cm. [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.
Paeonia 'Buckeye Belle' (Peony 'Buckeye Belle')
Paeonia 'Buckeye Belle' (Peony 'Buckeye Belle'): Blowsy, glossy, deep red, semi-double large flowers with golden stamens. Attractive green foliage. A real stand-out plant. [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 'Moon of Nippon' (Paeony 'Moon of Nippon')
Paeonia lactiflora 'Moon of Nippon' (Paeony 'Moon of Nippon'): Large single white flowers with a mass of frilly central bright yellow petaloids. Highly scented. Glossy dark green leaves. Hardy. Up to 90cm. [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]
Papaver orientale 'Patty's Plum' (Oriental poppy 'Patty's Plum')
Papaver orientale 'Patty's Plum' (Oriental poppy 'Patty's Plum'): Huge sultry, antique bronzey purple flowers held above green hairy leaves
Penstemon 'Andenken an Friedrich Hahn' (Syn. Penstemon 'Garnet')
Penstemon 'Andenken an Friedrich Hahn' (Syn. Penstemon 'Garnet'): Wine-red tubular flowers with white throat markings and narrow leaves. Semi-evergreen in milder areas. Protect from hard frosts.
Penstemon 'Apple Blossom'
Penstemon 'Apple Blossom': Pale pink tubular flowers with a white throat over semi-evergreen, narrow foliage. Frost hardy. To 70cm.
Penstemon 'Dark Towers' (PBR)
Penstemon 'Dark Towers' (PBR): Pink tubular flowers which contrast with the dark bronze foliage. Semi-evergreen in milder areas. Protect from hard frosts. To 90cm. [Collect Only]
Penstemon 'Pensham Just Jayne'
Penstemon 'Pensham Just Jayne': Bright pink tubular flowers with darker centres and white markings. Semi-evergreen in milder areas. Protect from hard frosts.To 50cm. Frost hardy. [Collect Only]
Penstemon 'Pensham Plum Jerkum'
Penstemon 'Pensham Plum Jerkum': Plum-purple tubular flowers with white throat markings. Semi-evergreen in milder areas. Protect from hard frosts. To 70cm.
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
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 'Starfire' (Phlox 'Starfire')
Phlox paniculata 'Starfire' (Phlox 'Starfire'): Dense clusters of vibrant crimson pink flowers in mid-summer. Scented. Not too tall at about 90cm. Hardy. [Collect Only]
Physostegia virginiana 'Alba' (Obedient plant 'Alba')
Physostegia virginiana 'Alba' (Obedient plant 'Alba'): Spires of white flowers on slowly spiralling stems. A good border filler as it soon clumps up. To 70cm.
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. [Collect Only]
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]
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.
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 'Loveliness' (Prairie mallow 'Loveliness')
Sidalcea 'Loveliness' (Prairie mallow 'Loveliness'): Pale pink flowers on upright spikes in mid-summer. Round, glossy, semi-evergreen leaves. To 75cm. Hardy. [Collect Only]
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.
Silene fimbriata (Fringed Campion)
Silene fimbriata (Fringed Campion): Greeny white fringed bell-shaped flowers, loved by bees. Can spread quite vigorously, though will be less so in a dry spot. Hardy. Up to 75cm.
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
Thermopsis rhombifolia var. montana
Thermopsis rhombifolia var. montana: Lupin-like with sunny yellow pea-like flowers and bright green foliage. Flowers followed by velvety-brown seed pods. Hardy. Up to 90cm.
Verbena officinalis 'Bampton' (Vervain 'Bampton')
Verbena officinalis 'Bampton' (Vervain 'Bampton'): Attractive plant with dark purple foliage and upright, wiry stems with delicate purple flowers. Long flowering. Up to 90cm. Hardy. [Collect Only]
Veronica 'Purpleicious Harmony' (PBR) (Spiked speedwell 'Purpleicious')
Veronica 'Purpleicious Harmony' (PBR) (Spiked speedwell 'Purpleicious'): Spikes of dark-purple flowers over a mound of shiny green leaves. Long-flowering and excellent as a cut flower. Hardy. Up to 50cm. [Collect Only]