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Acaena microphylla
Acaena microphylla: Tiny leaved ground cover plant with little copper ball-shaped flowers. Will spread very effectively.
Achillea 'Forncett Fletton' (Yarrow 'Forncett Fletton')
Achillea 'Forncett Fletton' (Yarrow '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' (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 [Collect Only]
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 [Collect Only]
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 'Pretty Belinda' (Yarrow 'Pretty Belinda')
Achillea 'Pretty Belinda' (Yarrow 'Pretty Belinda'): Bright pink, flat flowerheads over ferny green foliage. Shorter than most other Achilleas at about 50cm. Best in full sun, light soil. [Collect Only]
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 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. [Collect Only]
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. [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. Prefers full sun and light well-drained soil. Hardy. Up to 60cm.
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. [Collect Only]
Agastache rugosa f.albiflora 'Liquorice White' (Korean mint 'Liquorice White')
Agastache rugosa f.albiflora 'Liquorice White' (Korean mint 'Liquorice White'): Tall, aromatic perennial with spires of tiny white flowers. Aromatic foliage. To 1.5m. Fully hardy in light soils. May self-seed.
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.
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 'E.C. Buxton' (Dyer's chamomile 'E.C. Buxton')
Anthemis tinctoria 'E.C. Buxton' (Dyer's chamomile 'E.C. Buxton'): Masses of creamy lemon yellow flowers with gold eye over finely divided foliage. To 50cm. Hardy. [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
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]
Anthyllis vulneraria var. coccinea
Anthyllis vulneraria var. coccinea: Forms low mounds of frondy foliage with masses of scarlet, pea-like flowers.
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.
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 [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.
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.
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
Catananche caerulea 'Major' (Cupid's dart 'Major')
Catananche caerulea 'Major' (Cupid's dart 'Major'): Masses of papery blue flowers held on wiry stems all summer. Seed heads turn silver in late summer. [Collect Only]
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.
Centaurea 'Jordy' (Perennial cornflower 'Jordy')
Centaurea 'Jordy' (Perennial cornflower 'Jordy'): Beautiful maroon-purple flowers over felty silvery-green foliage.
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.
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.
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.
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. [Collect Only]
Eryngium agavifolium (Agave-leaved sea holly)
Eryngium agavifolium (Agave-leaved sea holly): A statement foliage plant with an agave-like rosette from which arises tall spikes with cone-like grey-green flowers. Loved by bees. Hardy. Up to 1.5m. [Collect Only]
Eryngium bourgatii Graham Stuart Thomas's selection (Sea Holly Graham Stuart Thomas's selection)
Eryngium bourgatii Graham Stuart Thomas's selection (Sea Holly Graham Stuart Thomas's selection): Spiny, violet blue flowers in summer of even spinier blue-green leaves with white mid-ribs.
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
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 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]
Geranium wlassovianum
Geranium wlassovianum: Warm purple flowers over attractive velvety foliage. Excellent autumn foliage colour.
Gypsophila paniculata 'Rosenschleier' (Pink baby's breath)
Gypsophila paniculata 'Rosenschleier' (Pink baby's breath): Clouds of pale pink flowers over slender glaucous foliage. Excellent for flower arranging. [Collect Only]
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 '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. [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 'John Benary' (Red hot poker 'John Benary')
Kniphofia 'John Benary' (Red hot poker 'John Benary'): Bright coral-red flower spikes above strappy green foliage.
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 [Collect Only]
Lavandula angustifolia 'Hidcote' (English Lavender 'Hidcote')
Lavandula angustifolia 'Hidcote' (English Lavender 'Hidcote'): Classic English Lavender. Compact variety, ideal for path edging. To 40cm. 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.
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.
Oenothera macrocarpa (Missouri evening primrose)
Oenothera macrocarpa (Missouri evening primrose): Huge trumpet shaped yellow flowers through mid-summer on a low, spreading plant. [Collect Only]
Paeonia tenuifolia (Fern leaf Paeony)
Paeonia tenuifolia (Fern leaf Paeony): Sumptuous single deep red flowers, feathery foliage. Stunning plant for a sunny, well-drained spot [Collect Only]
Penstemon 'White Bedder'
Penstemon 'White Bedder': Pure white tubular flowers over semi-evergreen foliage. Frost-hardy perennial. Up to 60cm. [Collect Only]
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.
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.
Salvia 'Amethyst Lips' (PBR) (Sage 'Amethyst Lips)
Salvia 'Amethyst Lips' (PBR) (Sage 'Amethyst Lips): Bicolour flowers in white and deep purple and delicious scented foliage. Half-hardy, copes with -5C in a sheltered spot. To 1m. [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.
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. [Collect Only]
Saxifraga x urbium (London Pride)
Saxifraga x urbium (London Pride): Wiry stems topped with dainty pale pink flowers over ground evergreen rosettes of green leaves with creamy yellow markings. [Collect Only]
Scabiosa caucasica 'Stafa' (Scabious 'Stafa')
Scabiosa caucasica 'Stafa' (Scabious 'Stafa'): A darker blue form of the classic large cornflower blue frilled scabious flowers over lance-shaped grey-green foliage. Height to 60cm. Hardy.
Sedum telephium 'Strawberries and Cream' (Syn. Hylotelephium telephium 'Strawberries and Cream')
Sedum telephium 'Strawberries and Cream' (Syn. Hylotelephium telephium 'Strawberries and Cream'): Two-tone cream and pink flowers over purplish foliage. Loved by bees and butterflies. Height 30cm. Full sun. Hardy. [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.
Verbena hastata 'Alba' (American blue vervain 'Alba')
Verbena hastata 'Alba' (American blue vervain '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. [Collect Only]