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Acanthus hungaricus (Bear's Breeches)
Acanthus hungaricus (Bear's Breeches): Architectural spires of purple/white flowers over large, dark green deeply divided leaves. Best in sun or light shade.
Acanthus mollis (Bear's Breeches)
Acanthus mollis (Bear's Breeches): Architectural spires of purple/white flowers over large, dark green deeply divided leaves. Best in sun or light shade. [Collect Only]
Achillea 'Martina'
Achillea 'Martina': A superb variety with long lasting lemon yellow flowerheads, fading slowly to cream. Ferny green foliage. To 75cm
Achillea 'Paprika'
Achillea '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'
Achillea 'Summerwine': Bright, beaujolais wine red flat flowerheads over ferny foliage. Perfect for pollinators
Achillea 'Terracotta'
Achillea 'Terracotta': A lovely, multi-hued variety opening warm orange and fading slowly to a rich cream. Full sun and light soil. To 80cm
Achillea 'Walther Funcke'
Achillea 'Walther Funcke': Rich red flat flowerheads with gold centres over ferny green foliage. Great in light soils and sunny spots. [Collect Only]
Achillea filipendulina 'Gold Plate'
Achillea filipendulina 'Gold Plate': Statuesque achillea with huge, flat gold flower heads above upright ferny foliage. A statement plant for dry, sunny borders.
Achillea millefolium 'Cerise Queen' (Yarrow)
Achillea millefolium 'Cerise Queen' (Yarrow): Flat umbels of tightly clustered deep pink flowers in summer and autumn. Height 60cm
Achillea millefolium 'Red Velvet'
Achillea millefolium 'Red Velvet': Superb ruby red flowers over ferny green foliage. Doesn't fade with age. In flower late June to Sept. Height to 80cm.
Achillea millefolium 'Tricolor'
Achillea millefolium 'Tricolor': Unusual multi-coloured flowers of yellow, orange and pinky-red over ferny green foliage. Long flowering. Hardy. Height to 60cm. [Collect Only]
Achillea ptarmica 'The Pearl' (Yarrow 'The Pearl)
Achillea ptarmica 'The Pearl' (Yarrow 'The Pearl): Tight buttons of white flowers , ferny grey/green foliage [Collect Only]
Agastache 'Black Adder' (Hyssop)
Agastache 'Black Adder' (Hyssop): Bright blue flower spikes and aromatic foliage - very attractive to bees. [Collect Only]
Agastache rugosa 'Liquorice Blue' (Korean mint)
Agastache rugosa 'Liquorice Blue' (Korean mint): Spikes of warm blue lipped flowers from late June onwards. Very attractive to bees. [Collect Only]
Agastache rugosa f.albiflora 'Liquorice White' (Hyssop)
Agastache rugosa f.albiflora 'Liquorice White' (Hyssop): Tall, aromatic perennial with spires of tiny white flowers. [Collect Only]
Alchemilla erythropoda (Alpine Lady's Mantle)
Alchemilla erythropoda (Alpine Lady's Mantle): Compact form of familiar Lady's Mantle.
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
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. [Collect Only]
Anthemis tinctoria 'Lemon Ice'
Anthemis tinctoria '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'
Anthemis tinctoria 'Sauce Hollandaise': Lemon daisy flowers with a deep yellow centre. [Collect Only]
Armeria maritima (Sea Thrift)
Armeria maritima (Sea Thrift): Clumps of narrow green foliage topped with spheres of pink flowers. An old-fashioned cottage garden favourite
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' (Sea Thrift)
Armeria maritima 'Rubrifolia' (Sea Thrift): Clumps of narrow bronze foliage topped with spheres of bright pink flowers. An old-fashioned cottage garden favourite
Asphodeline lutea (Asphodel)
Asphodeline lutea (Asphodel): Vertical spikes of sulphur yellow flowers in early to mid-summer. [Collect Only]
Asphodelus aestivus (Summer asphodel)
Asphodelus aestivus (Summer asphodel): Tall, strong spikes of white flowers in early summer. [Collect Only]
Aster macrophyllus 'Twilight' (Also known as Eurybia x herveyi)
Aster macrophyllus 'Twilight' (Also known as Eurybia x herveyi): Lavender-blue flowers with a yellow centre in late summer. Mildew-resistant foliage. [Collect Only]
Baptisia australis (Indigo weed)
Baptisia australis (Indigo weed): Spires of lipped indigo flowers over olive-green foliage. [Collect Only]
Bouteloua gracilis (Mosquito grass)
Bouteloua gracilis (Mosquito grass): A low growing tufted grass with blue-green leaves.Unusual bent and flattened flowers and seed heads. Hardy. Up to 30cm. [Collect Only]
Campanula portenschlagiana 'Resholt Variety' (Resholt's bellflower)
Campanula portenschlagiana 'Resholt Variety' (Resholt's bellflower): 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' (PBR)
Carex oshimensis 'Everest' (PBR): 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
Catananche caerulea 'Major' (Cupid's dart)
Catananche caerulea 'Major' (Cupid's dart): Masses of papery blue flowers held on wiry stems all summer. Seed heads turn silver in late summer. [Collect Only]
Cenolophium denudatum (Seseli libanotis, Baltic parsley)
Cenolophium denudatum (Seseli libanotis, Baltic parsley): Flat umbels of pretty white flowers in summer. Fine, filigree foliage
Centaurea 'John Coutts' (Perennial cornflower, Knapweed)
Centaurea 'John Coutts' (Perennial cornflower, Knapweed): Large almost fluffy soft pink flowers over green, slightly felty foliage with white undersides. [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. [Collect Only]
Centranthus ruber 'Coccineus' (Valerian)
Centranthus ruber 'Coccineus' (Valerian): 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 flowerss
Cynara cardunculus (Cardoon)
Cynara cardunculus (Cardoon): Dramatic, tall silver leaved plant topped with large purple thistle flowers in mid-summer. [Collect Only]
Delosperma 'Hybrid Mix' (Hardy Ice Plant, Jewel of the Desert)
Delosperma 'Hybrid Mix' (Hardy Ice Plant, Jewel of the Desert): Brightly coloured, open flowers, small fleshy leaves.
Dianthus 'Maggie' (Pink)
Dianthus 'Maggie' (Pink): Semi-double, pink flowers with darker pink markings in centre, highly scented. Good for the border edge. Hardy. Up to 25cm.
Dianthus 'Passion'
Dianthus 'Passion': Richest crimson, highly scented flowers over slender grey foliage. [Collect Only]
Dianthus carthusianorum
Dianthus carthusianorum: 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.
Diplarrena moraea (Butterfly flag)
Diplarrena moraea (Butterfly flag): Pretty white flowers held above short, strappy evergreen foliage. [Collect Only]
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. AGM. [Collect Only]
Epilobium angustifolium 'Stahl Rose' (Rosebay Willowherb.)
Epilobium angustifolium 'Stahl Rose' (Rosebay Willowherb.): Slender spires of pale pink flowers in late summer. Spreads rapidly through underground runners. To 1m. Hardy. [Collect Only]
Epimedium 'Alabaster' (Barrenwort)
Epimedium 'Alabaster' (Barrenwort): Bright green, ovate leaves with contrasting delicate white star-like flowers on dark wiry stems. Shady ground cover. Hardy. Up to 20cm.
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.
Epimedium perralderianum
Epimedium perralderianum: 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. AGM.
Epimedium pubigerum 'Orangekonigin' (Barrenwort)
Epimedium pubigerum 'Orangekonigin' (Barrenwort): New variety with orange flowers in the spring. Flowers held above heart-shaped leaves. Shady ground cover. Hardy. Up to 30cm. [Collect Only]
Epimedium x perralchicum 'Frohnleiten' (Barrenwort)
Epimedium x perralchicum 'Frohnleiten' (Barrenwort): Heart-shaped leaves are bronze-tinted, wiry stems of yellow, star-like flowers in spring. Shady ground cover. Hardy. Up to 30cm. [Collect Only]
Epimedium x rubrum (Barrenwort)
Epimedium x rubrum (Barrenwort): Green heart shaped leaves tinged with red around the edges in spring. Small red flowers with yellow undersides.
Erigeron glaucus 'Sea Breeze' (Beach aster/Beach fleabane)
Erigeron glaucus 'Sea Breeze' (Beach aster/Beach fleabane): Sun loving, pink daisy with fleshy evergreen leaves. Great for naturalising in rock walls, and dry border edges
Eryngium 'Big Blue'
Eryngium 'Big Blue': Large electric-blue thimble-shaped flowers with a spiky collar and spiky silver-green foliage. Long flowering and attractive to bees. [Collect Only]
Eryngium bourgatii 'Picos Blue' (PBR) (Sea Holly)
Eryngium bourgatii 'Picos Blue' (PBR) (Sea Holly): Stunning steely blue flowers on blue stems. Spiny glaucous foliage.
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'
Euphorbia characias '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]
Gaura 'Siskiyou Pink'
Gaura '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 pyrenaicum 'Bill Wallis'
Geranium pyrenaicum 'Bill Wallis': Masses of tiny purple flowers, good for ground cover [Collect Only]
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.
Hakonechloa macra 'Aureola' (Golden Japanese Flowing Grass)
Hakonechloa macra 'Aureola' (Golden Japanese Flowing Grass): Superb grass with subtle gold/green strips which forms a neat mound. [Collect Only]
Kniphofia 'Alcazar' (Red hot poker)
Kniphofia 'Alcazar' (Red hot poker): 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)
Kniphofia 'Dingaan' (Red hot poker): Large, golden yellow torches from bronze buds. [Collect Only]
Kniphofia 'Timothy' (Red hot poker)
Kniphofia 'Timothy' (Red hot poker): Tall spikes of creamy orange flowers on bronze stems in mid-late summer. Superb in sunny, dry borders.
Lathyrus vernus (Spring pea)
Lathyrus vernus (Spring pea): Two-tone purple and pink pea-like flowers in early spring
Lavandula angustifolia 'Hidcote' (English Lavender)
Lavandula angustifolia 'Hidcote' (English Lavender): Classic English Lavender. Compact variety, ideal for path edging.
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)
Limonium platyphyllum 'Violetta' (Broad leaved Statice): A froth of tiny purple flowers in mid-summer on stiff stems
Linum perenne 'Blue Sapphire' (Perennial flax)
Linum perenne 'Blue Sapphire' (Perennial flax): Slender wand like stems, topped with open faced blue flowers in summer
Liriope muscari (Blue turf lily,)
Liriope muscari (Blue turf lily,): Spikes of vibrant purple flowers in autumn, evergreen strappy foliage. [Collect Only]
Liriope muscari 'Big Blue' (Blue turf lily)
Liriope muscari 'Big Blue' (Blue turf lily): Spikes of vibrant purple flowers in autumn, larger than the usual form, evergreen strappy foliage. Good for dry shade. Hardy. Up to 50cm
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)
Lychnis coronaria Atrosanguinea Group (Rose campion): Bright magenta flowers over felty, silver foliage. Great for sunny, dry areas. [Collect Only]
Nepeta 'Six Hills Giant' (Catmint)
Nepeta 'Six Hills Giant' (Catmint): 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)
Nepeta grandiflora 'Dawn to Dusk' (Catmint): Spikes of two-tone white and reddish pink held upright above aromatic foliage.
Nepeta grandiflora 'Summer Magic' (Catmint)
Nepeta grandiflora 'Summer Magic' (Catmint): 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)
Nepeta racemosa 'Snowflake' (Catmint): 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)
Nepeta racemosa 'Walker's Low' (Catmint): Forms neat mounds of silvery green foliage, topped with masses of lavender blue flowers in early summer
Nepeta x faasenii 'Junior Walker' (Catmint)
Nepeta x faasenii 'Junior Walker' (Catmint): 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)
Nepeta x faassenii 'Kit Cat' (Catmint): 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' (Snowstorm)
Penstemon 'White Bedder' (Snowstorm): Pure white tubular flowers over semi-evergreen foliage [Collect Only]
Perovskia 'Blue Spire' (Russian Sage)
Perovskia 'Blue Spire' (Russian Sage): Fine spikes of purple flowers on silver stems. Lovely winter stem effect. [Collect Only]
Perovskia 'Filigran' (Russian Sage)
Perovskia 'Filigran' (Russian Sage): Silvery foliage & spikes of purple flowers in mid-summer. More upright than other cultivars. Lovely winter stem effect. Hardy. Up to 1.5m.
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. AGM.
Phlomis russeliana (Turkish sage)
Phlomis russeliana (Turkish sage): Whorls of lemon yellow flowers rise above mats of grey-green rough leaves.
Phlomis tuberosa 'Amazone'
Phlomis tuberosa 'Amazone': Tall spikes bearing whorls of pink spikes in mid-summer [Collect Only]
Phlox subulata 'Temiskaming' (Moss phlox)
Phlox subulata 'Temiskaming' (Moss phlox): A carpet of vibrant pink flowers in early summer
Potentilla atrosanguinea (Cinquefoil)
Potentilla atrosanguinea (Cinquefoil): Bright scarlet flowers over silvery foliage. Great for stony or poor soils in full sun.
Primula vulgaris (Primrose)
Primula vulgaris (Primrose): The much loved wild primrose which self-seeds merrily here at the nursery. [Collect Only]
Pulsatilla vulgaris (Pasque flower)
Pulsatilla vulgaris (Pasque flower): Large cup shaped purple-hued flowers over soft ferny foliage. Thrives in sunny, well drained spots.
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.
Salvia 'Hot Lips'
Salvia 'Hot Lips': Bicolour flowers in white and lipstick red and delicious scented foliage. Half-hardy, copes with -5C in a sheltered spot. To 1m. AGM [Collect Only]
Salvia greggii 'Blue Note' (PBR) (Texas sage, Gregg's sage)
Salvia greggii 'Blue Note' (PBR) (Texas sage, Gregg's sage): Masses of brilliant lipped blue flowers from mid-summer to autumn [Collect Only]
Salvia greggii 'Emperor'
Salvia greggii '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)
Salvia nemorosa 'Sensation White' (Balkan Clary): Compact with spikes of pure white flowers. Height 30cm. Likes humus rich, well-drained soil in sunny position.
Saxifraga x urbium 'Variegata' (London Pride)
Saxifraga x urbium 'Variegata' (London Pride): Wiry stems topped with dainty pale pink flowers over ground evergreen rosettes of green leaves with creamy yellow markings.
Sedum 'Indian Chief'
Sedum 'Indian Chief': Large pink-red flower heads held above succulent grey-green foliage. Loved by bees and butterflies. Prefers a sunny spot. Hardy. Up to 60cm. [Collect Only]
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)
Stachys byzantina 'Primrose Heron' (Lamb's ears): A fascinating colour - silvery/lemony/green furry leaves form spreading mats. Great for ground cover in sun.
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. [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. [Collect Only]
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 AGM (Viola)
Viola cornuta Alba Group AGM (Viola): Pure white flowers, bright green foliage. Excellent for ground cover in shade [Collect Only]