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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. [Collect Only]
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]
Acanthus mollis Alba (Bear's Breeches)
Acanthus mollis Alba (Bear's Breeches): Architectural spires of pure white flowers over large, dark, glossy green deeply divided leaves. Best in sun or light shade.
Achillea 'Forncett Fletton'
Achillea 'Forncett Fletton': Flat heads of warm, brick red flowers with gold centres above ferny foliage. Great in sunny borders in light soil. To 75cm [Collect Only]
Achillea 'Martina'
Achillea 'Martina': A superb variety with long lasting lemon yellow flowerheads, fading slowly to cream. Ferny green foliage. To 75cm [Collect Only]
Achillea 'Moonshine'
Achillea 'Moonshine': Very popular variety with large bright yellow/gold flowerheads above silvery green ferny foliage. Height to 80cm
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 [Collect Only]
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 'Red Beauty'
Achillea millefolium 'Red Beauty': Superb crimson red flowers over ferny green foliage. Long flowering from late June to Sept. Hardy. Height to 60cm. [Collect Only]
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.
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]
Alchemilla alpina (Lady's mantle)
Alchemilla alpina (Lady's mantle): A miniature Alchemilla with dainty, 5 lobed leaves and a froth of tiny green flowers in spring
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
Amsonia tabernaemontana (Blue dogbane)
Amsonia tabernaemontana (Blue dogbane): Starry blue flowers on strong stems with willowy green leaves. Hardy. Up to 90cm. [Collect Only]
Androsace sempervivoides
Androsace sempervivoides: Neat little evergreen rosettes topped with pink flowers in spring.
Anemone 'Coupe d'Argent' (Japanese Anemone 'Silver Cup')
Anemone 'Coupe d'Argent' (Japanese Anemone 'Silver Cup'): Semi-double, ruffled white flowers on tall wiry stems in late summer and autumn. Dark vine-like leaves. Good in most soils. [Collect Only]
Anemone lipsiensis
Anemone lipsiensis: Gorgeous lemon-yellow flowers over a carpet of filigree foliage in spring. [Collect Only]
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.
Antennaria dioica 'Rubra'
Antennaria dioica 'Rubra': Small rosettes of spoon shaped leaves and spikes of pink fluffy flowers. Good in alpine troughs or rock gardens. Up to 20cm.
Anthemis 'Susanna Mitchell'
Anthemis 'Susanna Mitchell': Creamy yellow flowers over silvery-green foliage. Can be in flower from late spring onwards. [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]
Anthyllis vulneraria var. coccinea
Anthyllis vulneraria var. coccinea: Forms low mounds of frondy foliage with masses of scarlet, pea-like flowers. [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.
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
Asclepias tuberosa (Butterfly flower)
Asclepias tuberosa (Butterfly flower): Vibrant bright orange flowers in summer and autumn, followed by fruit. Loved by butterflies. Prefers a sheltered spot. Up to 80cm.
Asphodeline lutea (Asphodel)
Asphodeline lutea (Asphodel): Vertical spikes of sulphur yellow flowers in early to mid-summer.
Aster alpinus 'Dunkle Schone' (Alpine Aster)
Aster alpinus 'Dunkle Schone' (Alpine Aster): A short variety of Aster with purple daisy flowers and yellow centre, flowering early summer. Hardy. Up to 25cm. Prefers sunny, dry sites.
Aster alpinus var. albus (Alpine Aster)
Aster alpinus var. albus (Alpine Aster): A short variety of Aster with white daisy flowers and yellow centre, flowering early summer. Hardy. Up to 25cm. Prefers sunny, dry sites.
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]
Aubrieta 'Blue Cascade' (Aubrieta)
Aubrieta 'Blue Cascade' (Aubrieta): A carpet of blue-purple flowers in spring. Great for smothering walls and gravel areas
Aubrieta 'Purple Cascade' (Aubrieta)
Aubrieta 'Purple Cascade' (Aubrieta): The classic plant for creating a fall of purple flowers over walls in spring.
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 latifolia var. alba
Campanula latifolia var. alba: Easy to grow perennial with tall spikes of white bell flowers in early summer. Unfussy for soil type can cope with some shade.
Campanula trachelium 'Bernice' (Bellflower 'Bernice')
Campanula trachelium 'Bernice' (Bellflower 'Bernice'): Double, deep blue flowers with flicked back petals. A pretty and well-behaved plant. [Collect Only]
Carex oshimensis 'Everest'
Carex oshimensis '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
Cenolophium denudatum (Seseli libanotis, Baltic parsley)
Cenolophium denudatum (Seseli libanotis, Baltic parsley): Flat umbels of pretty white flowers in summer. Fine, filigree foliage [Collect Only]
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 [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. [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]
Cephalaria gigantea (Giant scabious)
Cephalaria gigantea (Giant scabious): Very tall wavy stems topped with large lemon yellow scabious-like flowerss [Collect Only]
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 'Devon Dove' (PBR) (Pink)
Dianthus 'Devon Dove' (PBR) (Pink): Fragrant, creamy white, double flowers and evergreen grey-green foliage. Classic cottage garden plant. Hardy. Up to 45cm. AGM
Dianthus 'Ine' (Pink)
Dianthus 'Ine' (Pink): Double, white flowers with red markings in centre, highly scented. Good for the border edge. Hardy. Up to 30cm.
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.
Dianthus cruentus (Blood pink)
Dianthus cruentus (Blood pink): Deepest red flowers held on airy stems above grassy foliage.
Digitalis purpurea 'Alba' (White foxglove)
Digitalis purpurea 'Alba' (White foxglove): Pure white flowers on tall spires in late spring. Biennial so keep and re-sow the seed
Digitalis purpurea 'Sutton's Apricot' (Foxglove 'Sutton's Apricot')
Digitalis purpurea 'Sutton's Apricot' (Foxglove 'Sutton's Apricot'): Spires of soft apricot flowers in early to mid summer.
Diplarrena moraea (Butterfly flag)
Diplarrena moraea (Butterfly flag): Pretty white flowers held above short, strappy evergreen foliage.
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 'Album' (White Rosebay Willowherb. Also Chamerion angustifolium 'Album')
Epilobium angustifolium 'Album' (White Rosebay Willowherb. Also Chamerion angustifolium 'Album'): Slender spires of white flowers in late summer. [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. [Collect Only]
Epimedium 'Amber Queen' (Barrenwort 'Amber Queen')
Epimedium 'Amber Queen' (Barrenwort 'Amber Queen'): Amber is the perfect description for the flower colour, held well about the leaves in mid-spring.
Epimedium Enchantress (Barrenwort)
Epimedium Enchantress (Barrenwort): Large toothed green leaves, evergreen with large pink flowers in the Spring. Leaves turn red in Autumn.
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 bright orange flowers in the spring. Flowers held above heart-shaped leaves. Shady ground cover. Hardy. Up to 30cm.
Epimedium x warleyense (Barrenwort)
Epimedium x warleyense (Barrenwort): Dainty orange flowers in spring with yellow centres.
Epimedium x youngianum 'Merlin' (Barrenwort)
Epimedium x youngianum 'Merlin' (Barrenwort): Purple flowers infused with white, held above attractive heart-shaped leaves, purple tinted.Shady ground cover. Hardy. Up to 30cm.
Epimedium x youngianum 'Roseum' (Barrenwort)
Epimedium x youngianum 'Roseum' (Barrenwort): Palest pink nodding flowers over soft, heart-shaped foliage in spring.
Erigeron karvinskianus (Fleabane)
Erigeron karvinskianus (Fleabane): That pretty little daisy you see growing in the cracks in paving and walls in late summer....
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.
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 myrsinites (Spurge)
Euphorbia myrsinites (Spurge): Sprawling stems of glaucous leaves and acid green flowers in spring. Prefers full sun and good drainage. Hardy. Up to 30cm. AGM
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]
Geranium pyrenaicum 'Bill Wallis'
Geranium pyrenaicum 'Bill Wallis': Masses of tiny purple flowers, good for ground cover
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. [Collect Only]
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 'Bees Lemon' (Red hot poker)
Kniphofia 'Bees Lemon' (Red hot poker): Short lemony green flower spikes over slender foliage
Kniphofia 'Dingaan' (Red hot poker)
Kniphofia 'Dingaan' (Red hot poker): Large, golden yellow torches from bronze buds. [Collect Only]
Kniphofia 'Dorset Sentry' (Red hot poker)
Kniphofia 'Dorset Sentry' (Red hot poker): Bold spikes of yellow flowers from green beds on sturdy bronze stems. [Collect Only]
Kniphofia 'Green Jade' (Red hot poker)
Kniphofia 'Green Jade' (Red hot poker): Slender spikes of cool green flowers, fading to white. [Collect Only]
Lathyrus vernus (Spring pea)
Lathyrus vernus (Spring pea): Two-tone purple and pink pea-like flowers in early spring [Collect Only]
Lavandula angustifolia 'Hidcote' (English Lavender)
Lavandula angustifolia 'Hidcote' (English Lavender): Classic English Lavender. Compact variety, ideal for path edging.
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 [Collect Only]
Limonium platyphyllum 'Violetta' (Broad leaved Statice)
Limonium platyphyllum 'Violetta' (Broad leaved Statice): A froth of tiny purple flowers in mid-summer on stiff stems
Liriope muscari (Blue turf lily,)
Liriope muscari (Blue turf lily,): Spikes of vibrant purple flowers in autumn, evergreen strappy foliage. [Collect Only]
Liriope muscari 'Okina' (Blue turf lily)
Liriope muscari 'Okina' (Blue turf lily): Unusual bleached white strappy foliage, speckled green with age. Spikes of vibrant purple flowers in autumn, black berries. Hardy
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.
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.
Oenothera macrocarpa (Missouri evening primrose)
Oenothera macrocarpa (Missouri evening primrose): Huge trumpet shaped yellow flowers through mid-summer on a low, spreading plant.
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. [Collect Only]
Persicaria affinis 'Darjeeling Red'
Persicaria affinis '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. AGM.
Phlomis cashmeriana (Kashmir sage)
Phlomis cashmeriana (Kashmir sage): Tall architectural flower spikes with whorls of lilac purple flowers, above robust, rough green foliage. Hardy. Up to 1m.
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
Pimpinella tripartita
Pimpinella tripartita: White, small cow-parsley-like flowers above dark green lobed leaves. May self-seed. Said to cope with dry shade. Hardy. Up to 60cm.
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 '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 '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.
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]
Sedum 'Ruby Glow'
Sedum 'Ruby Glow': Low-growing perennial with dark stems and foliage followed by ruby-red star-shaped flowers in late summer. Good ground cover in dry soil. [Collect Only]
Sedum spathulifolium 'Purpureum' (Purple stonecrop)
Sedum spathulifolium 'Purpureum' (Purple stonecrop): Mat forming, fleshy purple rosettes with an attractive grey cast when young. Yellow flowers in summer.
Sedum telephium 'Strawberries and Cream' (Stonecrop)
Sedum telephium 'Strawberries and Cream' (Stonecrop): Two-tone cream and pink flowers over purplish foliage. Loved by bees and butterflies. Height 30cm. Full sun. Hardy. [Collect Only]
Sempervivum 'Kramer's Spinrad' (Houseleek)
Sempervivum 'Kramer's Spinrad' (Houseleek): Attractive form with delicate webbing and two tone red/green leaves.
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.
Stachys byzantina 'Silver Carpet' (Lamb's ears)
Stachys byzantina 'Silver Carpet' (Lamb's ears): Silver, furry leaves form spreading mats. A few spikes of silver flowers with the faintest hint of pink in summer.
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.
Verbena hastata
Verbena hastata: Tall, branched stems like a candelabra with spikes of purple flowers loved by bees. Needs a sheltered spot and full sun. Up to 1.2m. [Collect Only]
Verbena hastata 'Alba'
Verbena hastata 'Alba': Tall, branched stems like a candelabra with spikes of small white flowers loved by bees. Needs a sheltered spot & full sun. Up to 1.2m.
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]
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. [Collect Only]