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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]
Achillea 'Martina' (Yarrow 'Martina')
Achillea 'Martina' (Yarrow 'Martina'): A superb variety with long lasting lemon yellow flowerheads, fading slowly to cream. Ferny green foliage. Hardy. To 75cm
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.
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 'Walther Funcke' (Yarrow 'Walther Funcke')
Achillea 'Walther Funcke' (Yarrow 'Walther Funcke'): Orange red flat flowerheads with gold centres over ferny green foliage. Great in light soils and sunny spots. Hardy. Up to 50cm. [Collect Only]
Achillea filipendulina 'Gold Plate' (Yarrow 'Gold Plate')
Achillea filipendulina 'Gold Plate' (Yarrow 'Gold Plate'): Statuesque achillea with huge, flat gold flower heads above upright ferny foliage. A statement plant for dry, sunny borders. Hardy. To 1m.
Achillea millefolium 'Cerise Queen' (Yarrow 'Cerise Queen')
Achillea millefolium 'Cerise Queen' (Yarrow 'Cerise Queen'): Flat umbels of tightly clustered deep pink flowers in summer and autumn. Height 60cm
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.
Achillea ptarmica 'The Pearl' (Yarrow 'The Pearl)
Achillea ptarmica 'The Pearl' (Yarrow 'The Pearl): Tight buttons of white flowers, ferny grey/green foliage. Prefers full sun and light well-drained soil. Hardy. Up to 60cm. [Collect Only]
Agastache rugosa 'Liquorice Blue' (Korean mint 'Liquorice Blue')
Agastache rugosa 'Liquorice Blue' (Korean mint 'Liquorice Blue'): Spikes of warm blue lipped flowers from late June onwards. Very attractive to bees. Aromatic foliage. To 1.5m. Hardy in light soils.
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.
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 nemorosa (Wood anemone)
Anemone nemorosa (Wood anemone): Low growing, pure white anemone which flowers in early spring. Hardy. To 10cm
Anemone x hybrida 'Honorine Jobert' (Japanese Anemone 'Honorine Jobert')
Anemone x hybrida 'Honorine Jobert' (Japanese Anemone 'Honorine Jobert'): Large white flowers flowering from late summer to autumn. Good in almost any soil, except wet. Fully hardy. To 1.2m [Collect Only]
Anthemis tinctoria 'Lemon Ice' (Dyer's chamomile 'Lemon Ice')
Anthemis tinctoria 'Lemon Ice' (Dyer's chamomile 'Lemon Ice'): Creamy daisy flowers with a deep yellow centre. Ferny greyish green foliage. Excellent in sunny, dryish spots. Up to 45cm [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. [Collect Only]
Armeria maritima (Thrift)
Armeria maritima (Thrift): Clumps of narrow green foliage topped with spheres of pink flowers. An old-fashioned cottage garden favourite [Collect Only]
Armeria maritima 'Alba' (White flowered Thrift)
Armeria maritima 'Alba' (White flowered Thrift): A white form of this old fashioned cottage garden favourite. Makes a neat clump of evergreen foliage with white pom-pom flowers. [Collect Only]
Armeria maritima 'Rubrifolia' (Thrift 'Rubrifolia'. Syn. Armeria maritima 'In the Red')
Armeria maritima 'Rubrifolia' (Thrift 'Rubrifolia'. Syn. Armeria maritima 'In the Red'): Clumps of narrow bronze foliage topped with spheres of bright pink flowers. An old-fashioned cottage garden favourite
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
Asphodeline lutea (Asphodel)
Asphodeline lutea (Asphodel): Vertical spikes of sulphur yellow flowers in early to mid-summer. Hardy, but dislikes heavy soil in winter. To 1.2m [Collect Only]
Asphodelus aestivus (Summer asphodel)
Asphodelus aestivus (Summer asphodel): Tall, strong spikes of white flowers in early summer. Hardy but dislikes heavy soils in winter. Up to 1.5m [Collect Only]
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. [Collect Only]
Baptisia australis (Indigo weed)
Baptisia australis (Indigo weed): Spires of lipped indigo flowers over olive-green foliage. Flowering height 1.2m. [Collect Only]
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.
Cardamine quinquefolia
Cardamine quinquefolia: Light purple flowers emerge very early in spring, with attractive deeply divided leaves. Foliage dies down in summer. [Collect Only]
Carex oshimensis Everest = 'Fiwhite' (PBR) (Japanese sedge 'Everest')
Carex oshimensis Everest = 'Fiwhite' (PBR) (Japanese sedge 'Everest'): Evergreen, strappy leaves with a green centre and bright white edges. Very smart.
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
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 'John Coutts' (Knapweed 'John Coutts')
Centaurea 'John Coutts' (Knapweed 'John Coutts'): Large almost fluffy soft pink flowers over green, slightly felty foliage with white undersides. To 40cm. Hardy. [Collect Only]
Centaurea 'Jordy' (Perennial cornflower 'Jordy')
Centaurea 'Jordy' (Perennial cornflower 'Jordy'): Beautiful maroon-purple flowers over felty silvery-green foliage. [Collect Only]
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 'Alba' (Perennial cornflower - white)
Centaurea montana 'Alba' (Perennial cornflower - white): Large white cornflower-like flowers over grey-green foliage. To 30cm. Hardy. [Collect Only]
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]
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.
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. [Collect Only]
Dianthus 'Devon Dove' (PBR) (Pink 'Devon Dove')
Dianthus 'Devon Dove' (PBR) (Pink 'Devon Dove'): Fragrant, creamy white, double flowers and evergreen grey-green foliage. Classic cottage garden plant. Hardy. Up to 45cm. [Collect Only]
Dianthus 'Ine' (Pink 'Ine')
Dianthus 'Ine' (Pink 'Ine'): Double, white flowers with red markings in centre, highly scented. Good for the border edge. Hardy. Up to 30cm. [Collect Only]
Dianthus 'Maggie' (Pink 'Maggie')
Dianthus 'Maggie' (Pink 'Maggie'): Semi-double, pink flowers with darker pink markings in centre, highly scented. Good for the border edge. Hardy. Up to 25cm.
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.
Digitalis x mertonensis (Strawberry foxglove)
Digitalis x mertonensis (Strawberry foxglove): Large, dusky pink flowers on sturdy spikes in mid-summer. Hardy. To 90cm.
Diplarrena moraea (Butterfly flag)
Diplarrena moraea (Butterfly flag): Pretty white flowers held above short, strappy evergreen foliage. To 30cm. Hardy.
Dryopteris wallichiana (Alpine wood fern)
Dryopteris wallichiana (Alpine wood fern): A deciduous fern with hairy stems and green upright shuttlecock-like foliage. Shade-loving. Hardy. Up to 1m. [Collect Only]
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]
Epimedium 'Akebono' (Barrenwort 'Akebono')
Epimedium 'Akebono' (Barrenwort 'Akebono'): Dainty pale pink flowers in spring. Small, semi-evergreen heart shaped green leaves. A lovely woodlander. Hardy. Up to 30cm. [Collect Only]
Epimedium 'Alabaster' (Barrenwort 'Alabaster')
Epimedium 'Alabaster' (Barrenwort 'Alabaster'): Bright green, ovate leaves with contrasting delicate white star-like flowers on dark wiry stems. Shady ground cover. Hardy. Up to 20cm. [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. [Collect Only]
Epimedium 'Enchantress' (Barrenwort 'Enchantress')
Epimedium 'Enchantress' (Barrenwort 'Enchantress'): Large toothed green leaves, evergreen with large pink flowers in the Spring. Leaves turn red in Autumn. To 30cm. Hardy. [Collect Only]
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.
Epimedium grandiflorum 'Purple Pixie' (PBR) (Barrenwort 'Purple Pixie')
Epimedium grandiflorum 'Purple Pixie' (PBR) (Barrenwort 'Purple Pixie'): Unusual reddish-purple flowers with prominent white spurs, held on wiry stems above the heart-shaped leaves. Hardy. Up to 30cm. [Collect Only]
Epimedium grandiflorum 'White Queen' (Barrenwort 'White Queen')
Epimedium grandiflorum 'White Queen' (Barrenwort 'White Queen'): Among the largest and showiest of white flowered Epimediums. To 30cm. Hardy.
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 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 youngianum 'Niveum' (Barrenwort 'Niveum')
Epimedium x youngianum 'Niveum' (Barrenwort 'Niveum'): Dainty white flowers over heart-shaped green foliage To 30cm. Hardy. [Collect Only]
Erigeron glaucus 'Sea Breeze' (Fleabane 'Sea Breeze')
Erigeron glaucus 'Sea Breeze' (Fleabane 'Sea Breeze'): Sun loving, pink daisy with fleshy evergreen leaves. Great for naturalising in rock walls, and dry border edges. To 20cm. Hardy.
Eryngium bourgatii 'Picos Blue' (PBR) (Sea Holly 'Picos Blue')
Eryngium bourgatii 'Picos Blue' (PBR) (Sea Holly 'Picos Blue'): Stunning steely blue flowers on blue stems. Spiny glaucous foliage. Loves sunshine and very well-drained gritty soil. Hardy. Up to 60cm.
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. [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 characias 'Glacier Blue' (PBR) (Spurge 'Glacier Blue')
Euphorbia characias 'Glacier Blue' (PBR) (Spurge 'Glacier Blue'): Evergreen perennial with blue-green leaves and white margins. Green flowers surrounded by white bracts in Spring. Up to 60cm. Hardy. [Collect Only]
Euphorbia characias subsp. wulfenii (Mediterranean spurge)
Euphorbia characias subsp. wulfenii (Mediterranean spurge): Evergreen perennial with blue-green leaves and vibrant lime-green flowers in early summer. Prefers full sun. Hardy to about -10C, but not for long periods. Up to 1.2m. [Collect Only]
Gaura lindheimeri 'Siskiyou Pink'
Gaura lindheimeri 'Siskiyou Pink': A lovely airy perennial with long spikes of pink flowers. Long flowering. Best in full sun, in well drained soil and a sheltered spot. [Collect Only]
Gaura lindheimeri 'The Bride'
Gaura lindheimeri 'The Bride': Beautiful airy stems of white flowers in mid to late summer [Collect Only]
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 macrorrhizum 'Album' (Rock cranesbill 'Album')
Geranium macrorrhizum 'Album' (Rock cranesbill 'Album'): Superb ground cover Geranium especially for dry shade. White flowers with definite hint of pink. Aromatic foliage. Hardy. To 30cm.
Geranium wlassovianum
Geranium wlassovianum: Warm purple flowers over attractive velvety foliage. Excellent autumn foliage colour.
Hakonechloa macra (Japanese Flowing Grass)
Hakonechloa macra (Japanese Flowing Grass): Mounds of arching green leaves that just touch the ground. A wonderful shade lover grown for its elegant flowing form.
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. [Collect Only]
Kniphofia 'Dingaan' (Red hot poker 'Dingaan')
Kniphofia 'Dingaan' (Red hot poker 'Dingaan'): Large, golden yellow torches from bronze buds. To 1.2m. Hardy [Collect Only]
Kniphofia 'Dorset Sentry' (Red hot poker 'Dorset Sentry')
Kniphofia 'Dorset Sentry' (Red hot poker 'Dorset Sentry'): Bold spikes of yellow flowers from green beds on sturdy bronze stems. To 1.2m Hardy. [Collect Only]
Kniphofia 'Timothy' (Red hot poker 'Timothy')
Kniphofia 'Timothy' (Red hot poker 'Timothy'): Tall spikes of creamy orange flowers on bronze stems in mid-late summer. Superb in sunny, dry borders. To 1.2m. Hardy
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.
Leontopodium alpinum subsp. alpinum (Edelweiss)
Leontopodium alpinum subsp. alpinum (Edelweiss): Edelweiss. Grey-green leaves and short woolly, unusual white flowers. Prefers good drainage and full sun. Hardy. Up to 20cm.
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 'Violetta' (Broad leaved Statice 'Violetta')
Limonium platyphyllum 'Violetta' (Broad leaved Statice 'Violetta'): A froth of tiny purple flowers in mid-summer on stiff stems. To 60cm. Hardy.
Linum perenne 'Blue Sapphire' (Perennial flax)
Linum perenne 'Blue Sapphire' (Perennial flax): Slender wand like stems, topped with open faced blue flowers in summer. To 30cm. Hardy.
Liriope muscari (Blue turf lily)
Liriope muscari (Blue turf lily): Spikes of vibrant purple flowers in autumn, evergreen strappy foliage. Hardy. To 30cm. [Collect Only]
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 'Okina' (Blue turf lily 'Okina')
Liriope muscari 'Okina' (Blue turf lily 'Okina'): Unusual bleached white strappy foliage, speckled green with age. Spikes of vibrant purple flowers in autumn, black berries. Hardy
Lychnis coronaria 'Alba' (Rose campion (white))
Lychnis coronaria 'Alba' (Rose campion (white)): Pure white flowers on tall silver stems above rosettes of silver leaves
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.
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. [Collect Only]
Nepeta grandiflora 'Dawn to Dusk' (Catmint 'Dawn to Dusk')
Nepeta grandiflora 'Dawn to Dusk' (Catmint 'Dawn to Dusk'): Spikes of two-tone white and reddish pink flowers held upright above aromatic foliage. Height to 60cm.
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 racemosa 'Snowflake' (Catmint 'Snowflake')
Nepeta racemosa 'Snowflake' (Catmint 'Snowflake'): Compact variety of catmint forming mounds of silvery foliage and masses of clear white flowers. Loved by bees. Hardy. Up to 45cm.
Nepeta racemosa 'Walker's Low' (Catmint 'Walker's Low')
Nepeta racemosa 'Walker's Low' (Catmint 'Walker's Low'): Forms neat mounds of silvery green foliage, topped with masses of lavender blue flowers in early summer. Up to 40cm. Hardy.
Nepeta x faasenii 'Junior Walker' (Catmint 'Junior Walker')
Nepeta x faasenii 'Junior Walker' (Catmint 'Junior Walker'): A more compact variety of catmint with mounds of aromatic silvery green foliage and lavender blue flowers.Hardy. Up to 40cm.
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.
Penstemon 'Sour Grapes' (Syn. Stapleford Gem)
Penstemon 'Sour Grapes' (Syn. Stapleford Gem): Purple-blue tubular flowers with a metallic sheen and patches of white in the throat. Protect from hard frosts. To 60cm. [Collect Only]
Penstemon 'White Bedder'
Penstemon 'White Bedder': Pure white tubular flowers over semi-evergreen foliage. Frost-hardy perennial. Up to 60cm. [Collect Only]
Perovskia 'Filigran' (Russian Sage 'Filigran')
Perovskia 'Filigran' (Russian Sage 'Filigran'): Silvery foliage & spikes of purple flowers in mid-summer. More upright than other cultivars. Lovely winter stem effect. Hardy. Up to 1.5m.
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.
Petrorhagia saxifraga (Tunic flower)
Petrorhagia saxifraga (Tunic flower): Low growing with masses of pale pink flowers and fine thin leaves. Good in alpine troughs or rock gardens. Hardy. Up to 15cm.
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]
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 vulgaris (Primrose)
Primula vulgaris (Primrose): The much loved wild primrose which self-seeds merrily here at the nursery. To 20cm. Hardy.
Pulsatilla vulgaris (Pasque flower)
Pulsatilla vulgaris (Pasque flower): Large cup shaped purple-hued flowers over soft ferny foliage. Thrives in sunny, well drained spots. To 40cm. Hardy.
Pulsatilla vulgaris 'Alba' (Pasque flower - white)
Pulsatilla vulgaris 'Alba' (Pasque flower - white): Large cup shaped white flowers over soft ferny foliage. Thrives in sunny, well drained spots.
Pulsatilla vulgaris 'Papageno' (Pasque flower 'Papageno')
Pulsatilla vulgaris 'Papageno' (Pasque flower 'Papageno'): The petals are deeply dissected, giving a frilled, double effect. Usually purple but can be pink, reddish or white. Hardy. To 30cm [Collect Only]
Pulsatilla vulgaris 'Rote Glocke' (Pasque flower 'Red Clock')
Pulsatilla vulgaris 'Rote Glocke' (Pasque flower 'Red Clock'): Large dark red flowers with yellow stamens flowers over soft ferny foliage. Thrives in sunny, well drained spots. To 40cm. Hardy.
Salvia 'Blue Note' (PBR) (Autumn sage 'Blue Note')
Salvia 'Blue Note' (PBR) (Autumn sage 'Blue Note'): Masses of brilliant lipped blue flowers from mid-summer to autumn [Collect Only]
Salvia 'Hot Lips' (Sage 'Hot Lips')
Salvia 'Hot Lips' (Sage 'Hot Lips'): Bicolour flowers in white and lipstick red and delicious scented foliage. Half-hardy, copes with -5C in a sheltered spot. To 1m. [Collect Only]
Salvia greggii 'Emperor' (Autumn sage 'Emperor')
Salvia greggii 'Emperor' (Autumn sage 'Emperor'): Masses of maroon-purple flowers and delicious scented foliage. Half-hardy, copes with -3 to -5C in a sheltered spot. To 60cm.
Salvia nemorosa 'Sensation White' (Balkan Clary 'Sensation White')
Salvia nemorosa 'Sensation White' (Balkan Clary 'Sensation White'): Compact with spikes of pure white flowers. Height 30cm. Likes humus rich, well-drained soil in sunny position.
Sisyrinchium striatum 'Aunt May'
Sisyrinchium striatum 'Aunt May': Open fans of strappy variegated iris-like leaves topped with lemon yellow flowers in summer. Up to 60cm. [Collect Only]
Sporobolus heterolepsis (prairie dropseed)
Sporobolus heterolepsis (prairie dropseed): Fine deciduous grass with green foliage in summer turning golden. Graceful flower heads in late summer. Needs sunny spot in well-drained soil. Hardy. Up to 1m.
Stachys byzantina 'Primrose Heron' (Lamb's ears 'Primrose Heron')
Stachys byzantina 'Primrose Heron' (Lamb's ears 'Primrose Heron'): A fascinating colour - silvery/lemony/green furry leaves form spreading mats. Great for ground cover in sun.
Symphytum orientale (White comfrey)
Symphytum orientale (White comfrey): Pure white flowers in early summer. Not a spreading comfrey, it self-seeds around gently instead. To about 40cm. 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
Tragopogon porrifolius (Salsify, 'Jack-go-to-bed-at-noon')
Tragopogon porrifolius (Salsify, 'Jack-go-to-bed-at-noon'): Large, open blue/purple flowers, which close in the afternoon. [Collect Only]
Verbena bonariensis (Verbena)
Verbena bonariensis (Verbena): Tall, airy but strong slender stems with flat heads of purple flowers in mid to late summer. To 1.8m. Frost-hardy. [Collect Only]
Verbena hastata 'Rosea'
Verbena hastata 'Rosea': Tall, branched stems like a candelabra with spikes of small pink flowers loved by bees. Needs a sheltered spot in full sun. Up to 1.2m. [Collect Only]
Verbena officinalis 'Bampton'
Verbena officinalis 'Bampton': Attractive plant with dark purple foliage and upright, wiry stems with delicate purple flowers. Long flowering. Up to 90cm. Hardy. [Collect Only]
Veronica austriaca 'Crater Lake Blue' (Speedwell 'Crater Lake Blue')
Veronica austriaca 'Crater Lake Blue' (Speedwell 'Crater Lake Blue'): Vivid blue spikes above a mound of green foliage.To 30cm. Hardy.
Vinca minor 'Gertrude Jekyll'
Vinca minor 'Gertrude Jekyll': A compact mat-forming evergreen perennial with trailing stems of dark green leaves. White flowers from mid spring to autumn.
Viola cornuta Alba Group (Viola)
Viola cornuta Alba Group (Viola): Pure white flowers, bright green foliage. Excellent for ground cover in shade [Collect Only]