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Adonis amurensis 'Fukujukai'
Adonis amurensis 'Fukujukai': Clump forming perennial with attractive ferny-like leaves and yellow daisy-like flowers in Spring. Prefers moist shade. Height to 30cm.
Anemone nemorosa 'Robinsoniana' (Wood anemone)
Anemone nemorosa 'Robinsoniana' (Wood anemone): Delicate lavender blue flowers in Spring above clumps of deeply divided foliage. Hardy. Up to 20cm. Dormant in the summer. AGM.
Anemone sylvestris (Snowdrop anemone)
Anemone sylvestris (Snowdrop anemone): Large pure white flowers over a mound of green ferny foliage.
Aquilegia 'Crimson Star' (Granny's bonnet. Columbine)
Aquilegia 'Crimson Star' (Granny's bonnet. Columbine): Two-toned flowers with red sepals, long spurs and white inner petals, held on tall stems above attractive ferny foliage. Hardy. Up to 90cm.
Aquilegia 'Kristall' (Granny's bonnet. Columbine)
Aquilegia 'Kristall' (Granny's bonnet. Columbine): Pure white flowered Aquilegia, with long spurs on upright stems above ferny foliage. Prefers some shade. Hardy. Up to 60cm.
Aquilegia alpina (Granny's bonnet. Columbine)
Aquilegia alpina (Granny's bonnet. Columbine): Lovely delicate bonnet shaped blue flowers in the spring, held on upright stems above blue-green ferny foliage. Hardy. Up to 80cm.
Aquilegia chrysantha 'Yellow Queen' (Granny's bonnet. Columbine)
Aquilegia chrysantha 'Yellow Queen' (Granny's bonnet. Columbine): Bright yellow, fragrant flowers with long spurs on tall stems above ferny foliage. Prefers some shade. Hardy. Up to 90cm. AGM. [Collect Only]
Aquilegia vulgaris 'Black Barlow' (Granny's bonnet. Columbine)
Aquilegia vulgaris 'Black Barlow' (Granny's bonnet. Columbine): Darkest red, almost black, double flowers in spring.
Aquilegia vulgaris var. stellata 'Ruby Port' (Granny's bonnet. Columbine)
Aquilegia vulgaris var. stellata 'Ruby Port' (Granny's bonnet. Columbine): Nodding, double, wine-red flowerheads on slender stems in late spring. [Collect Only]
Bellis perennis (pink) (Bellis daisy)
Bellis perennis (pink) (Bellis daisy): Robust perennial with rosettes of spoon shaped leaves with double, pink flowers
Bergenia 'Bach' (Elephant's ears 'Bach')
Bergenia 'Bach' (Elephant's ears 'Bach'): Glossy, dark green foliage. Icy pink flowers with reddish stalks in late winter/spring. Neat and tidy plant.
Bergenia 'Overture' (Elephant Ears)
Bergenia 'Overture' (Elephant Ears): Vibrant magenta flowers over deep green leaves that turn claret in winter.
Bergenia 'Vinterglod' (Winterglow) (Elephant's ears)
Bergenia 'Vinterglod' (Winterglow) (Elephant's ears): Dark, glossy green leaves, turning red in the winter. Dark red stems with dark pink bell-shaped flowers in Spring. Great ground-cover. [Collect Only]
Bergenia cordifolia (Elephant's ears.)
Bergenia cordifolia (Elephant's ears.): Our in-house variety with huge green leaves which have lovely pink tints in winter and pink flowers in early spring [Collect Only]
Brunnera macrophylla (Siberian bugloss)
Brunnera macrophylla (Siberian bugloss): Heart shaped green leaves, with sprays of palest blue flowers in spring. Good in shade. [Collect Only]
Brunnera macrophylla 'Betty Bowring' (Siberian bugloss/Heartleaf)
Brunnera macrophylla 'Betty Bowring' (Siberian bugloss/Heartleaf): Pure white forget-me-not flowers over heat-shaped green leaves.
Brunnera macrophylla 'Hadspen Cream' (Siberian bugloss/Heartleaf)
Brunnera macrophylla 'Hadspen Cream' (Siberian bugloss/Heartleaf): Large, heartshaped green leaves with wide cream margin. Sprays of forget-me-not blue flowers in spring. [Collect Only]
Brunnera macrophylla 'Jack Frost' (PBR) (Siberian bugloss/Heartleaf)
Brunnera macrophylla 'Jack Frost' (PBR) (Siberian bugloss/Heartleaf): Large, heartshaped silver leaves with green veins and leaf edges. Sprays of forget-me-not blue flowers in spring. Superb shade-loving plant.
Brunnera macrophylla 'Jack's Gold' (Siberian bugloss/Heartleaf)
Brunnera macrophylla 'Jack's Gold' (Siberian bugloss/Heartleaf): A sport of 'Jack Frost' with golden heart-shaped leaves which fade to silver. Small blue forget-me-not-like flowers in Spring. Hardy. Up to 40cm.
Brunnera macrophylla 'Looking Glass' (PBR) (Siberian bugloss/Heartleaf)
Brunnera macrophylla 'Looking Glass' (PBR) (Siberian bugloss/Heartleaf): Almost entirely silver leaves, faint green veins. Sprays of forget-me-not blue flowers in spring. Excellent in shade
Brunnera macrophylla 'Mr Morse' (Bugloss 'Mr Morse')
Brunnera macrophylla 'Mr Morse' (Bugloss 'Mr Morse'): Heart shaped leaves with silver veins and a froth of tiny white flowers in spring. [Collect Only]
Brunnera macrophylla 'Silver Wings' (Siberian bugloss/Heartleaf)
Brunnera macrophylla 'Silver Wings' (Siberian bugloss/Heartleaf): A fine shade-loving plant. Silver leaves with green veins and a wide green leaf margin. Sprays of forget-me-not blue flowers in spring. [Collect Only]
Brunnera macrophylla 'Variegata' (Siberian bugloss/Heartleaf)
Brunnera macrophylla 'Variegata' (Siberian bugloss/Heartleaf): Large, heartshaped leaves with bold variegation. Sprays of forget-me-not blue flowers in spring. Superb shade plant. Hardy. Up to 45cm.
Camassia leitchlinii 'Semiplena' (Camas)
Camassia leitchlinii 'Semiplena' (Camas): Tall spikes of large creamy white double flowers in late spring. [Collect Only]
Cardamine quinquefolia
Cardamine quinquefolia: Light purple flowers emerge very early in spring, with attractive deeply divided leaves. Foliage dies down in summer.
Convallaria majalis (Lily of the Valley)
Convallaria majalis (Lily of the Valley): Scented white bells in spring, Great for spreading around in shade. [Collect Only]
Convallaria majalis 'Bordeaux' (Lily of the Valley)
Convallaria majalis 'Bordeaux' (Lily of the Valley): Double the height and more flower stems than the usual variety. Deliciously scented white flowers in spring. Hardy. Up to 30cm
Convallaria majalis 'Hardwick Hall' (Lily of the Valley)
Convallaria majalis 'Hardwick Hall' (Lily of the Valley): A form of lily of the valley with green leaves edged in yellow. Deliciously scented white flowers in spring. Hardy. Up to 25cm
Cornus canadensis
Cornus canadensis: Ground cover plant with white four petalled flowers in spring. Leaves turn brilliant red in autumn. Ideal under deciduous trees
Corydalis elata 'Blue Summit'
Corydalis elata 'Blue Summit': Stunning electric blue flowers above pretty ferny foliage. Flowers have a coconut-like scent. Great for shady, moist soil. Hardy. Up to 30cm.
Darmera peltata (Umbrella plant)
Darmera peltata (Umbrella plant): Arching sprays of pretty pink flowers in early spring above large ornamental leaves. [Collect Only]
Darmera peltata 'Nana' (Umbrella plant 'Nana')
Darmera peltata 'Nana' (Umbrella plant 'Nana'): A compact form with rounded glossy leaves and pale pink flowers which appear before the leaves in the spring. Hardy. Up to 50cm. [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 '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. [Collect Only]
Epimedium Enchantress (Barrenwort)
Epimedium Enchantress (Barrenwort): Large toothed green leaves, evergreen with large pink flowers in the Spring. Leaves turn red in Autumn. [Collect Only]
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 'Red Beauty' (Barrenwort 'Red Beauty')
Epimedium grandiflorum 'Red Beauty' (Barrenwort 'Red Beauty'): Large purple-pink flowers with white tips to the spurs, held on wiry stems above the heart-shaped leaves. Hardy. Up to 30cm.
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.
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.
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.
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 palustris (Marsh spurge)
Euphorbia palustris (Marsh spurge): Bright acid green bracts in spring. [Collect Only]
Geranium phaeum (Mourning widow Geranium)
Geranium phaeum (Mourning widow Geranium): Purple flowers with swept-back petals held high above soft green foliage. Early to flower, reliable and easy.
Geranium phaeum pale purple (Mourning widow Geranium)
Geranium phaeum pale purple (Mourning widow Geranium): Pale purple flowers with swept-back petals held high above soft green foliage. Early to flower, reliable and easy. [Collect Only]
Geum 'Lisanne' (Avens 'Lisanne')
Geum 'Lisanne' (Avens 'Lisanne'): Pale yellow cupped flowers over softly hairy green foliage. Compact plant and long flowering season. Hardy. Up to 25cm.
Geum 'Nonna' (Avens 'Nonna')
Geum 'Nonna' (Avens 'Nonna'): New variety with warm apricot semi-double flowers edged in orange, above hairy green foliage. Long flowering. Hardy. Up to 40cm.
Helleborus lividus
Helleborus lividus: Evergreen perennial with blue-green leaves, red stems and pale green bowl shaped flowers. Needs a sheltered spot Up to 45cm. [Collect Only]
Helleborus x hybridus (Hellebore)
Helleborus x hybridus (Hellebore): A selection of hellebores raised from our collection in the garden [Collect Only]
Helleborus x hybridus 'Double Queen Mixed' (Hellebore 'Double Queen Mixed')
Helleborus x hybridus 'Double Queen Mixed' (Hellebore 'Double Queen Mixed'): A collection of double hellebores, in shades from green through cream to pink. [Collect Only]
Helleborus x hybridus 'Yellow Lady' (Hellebore 'Double Queen Mixed')
Helleborus x hybridus 'Yellow Lady' (Hellebore 'Double Queen Mixed'): Large single flowers in shades of creamy lemon yellow in late winter. Semi-evergreen foliage. Great in shade. [Collect Only]
Helleborus x sternii
Helleborus x sternii: Evergreen perennial with blue-green leaves, purple stems and pale green bowl shaped flowers. Needs a sheltered spot. Up to 35cm. [Collect Only]
Hepatica nobilis
Hepatica nobilis: Pretty bowl shaped blue flowers in early spring.
Jeffersonia diphylla (Twinleaf)
Jeffersonia diphylla (Twinleaf): White single cup-shaped flowers above clumps of unusual bi-lobed leaves on long stalks. Prefers moist, humus-rich soil in shade.
Lamium maculatum 'White Nancy' (Spotted dead nettle 'White Nancy')
Lamium maculatum 'White Nancy' (Spotted dead nettle 'White Nancy'): A low ground cover plant with silvery heart-shaped leaves and short stems of white. Brightens up a shady area. Hardy. Up to 20cm.
Lamprocapnos spectabilis (Bleeding Heart, Dicentra)
Lamprocapnos spectabilis (Bleeding Heart, Dicentra): Arching stems with hanging, heart shaped pink flowers. A spring classic. [Collect Only]
Lamprocapnos spectabilis 'Valentine' (Bleeding Heart, Dicentra)
Lamprocapnos spectabilis 'Valentine' (Bleeding Heart, Dicentra): Superb warm red flowered version of this familiar spring flowerer [Collect Only]
Lathyrus vernus (Spring pea)
Lathyrus vernus (Spring pea): Two-tone purple and pink pea-like flowers in early spring
Leucojum aestivum 'Gravetye Giant' (Summer snowflake)
Leucojum aestivum 'Gravetye Giant' (Summer snowflake): Rather like a tall, green-tipped snowdrop, but flowering in mid to late spring. [Collect Only]
Lunaria rediviva (Perennial Honesty)
Lunaria rediviva (Perennial Honesty): Perennial form of the familiar honesty, with white flowers and elegant pointed seed pods
Maianthemum bifolium (False lily of the valley)
Maianthemum bifolium (False lily of the valley): Shade-loving spreading perennial. Pairs of glossy oval leaves. Like a mini-hosta. Spikes of white star-shaped flowers. [Collect Only]
Mukdenia rossii
Mukdenia rossii: Short plump spikes of white flowers in spring, but mainly grown for its foliage which turns brilliant red in autumn
Paeonia 'Buckeye Belle'
Paeonia '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 'Duchesse de Nemours'
Paeonia lactiflora 'Duchesse de Nemours': Huge, pure white, fully double flowers with a delicious fragrance. Dark green foliage. Hardy. Up to 80cm. AGM.
Paeonia officinalis 'Alba Plena'
Paeonia officinalis 'Alba Plena': Sumptuous, large double white flowers above green foliage in May. A traditional cottage garden plant. May need support. [Collect Only]
Paeonia officinalis 'Rubra Plena'
Paeonia officinalis 'Rubra Plena': The classic deep red double paeony. Deeply divided leaves unfurl in spring. Max Height 90cm. Flowers April to May. Full sun/partial shade. [Collect Only]
Podophyllum peltatum (May apple)
Podophyllum peltatum (May apple): Large umbrella like leaves, with white waxy flowers beneath. A fine woodland plant
Polygonatum x hybridum (Solomon's seal (Syn. Polygonatum multiflorum))
Polygonatum x hybridum (Solomon's seal (Syn. Polygonatum multiflorum)): Arching sprays of paired white bells, tinged with green in spring. [Collect Only]
Primula 'Francisca'
Primula 'Francisca': Really unusual variety with green/acid yellow flowers.
Primula 'Wanda'
Primula 'Wanda': Low growing primula with bright purplish red flowers in early spring
Primula denticulata (Drumstick primula)
Primula denticulata (Drumstick primula): Round heads of purple, occasionally white flowers above a rosette of green leaves.
Primula denticulata 'Rubin' (Drumstick primula)
Primula denticulata 'Rubin' (Drumstick primula): Dark pink/magenta balls of flowers on sturdy stems. [Collect Only]
Primula rosea 'Grandiflora'
Primula rosea 'Grandiflora': Bright pink flowers with a yellow centre on an erect stem, may flower before the leaves open. Prefers moist soil. Hardy. Up to 20cm.
Primula sikkimensis (Himalayan cowslip)
Primula sikkimensis (Himalayan cowslip): Tall stems with clusters of pendulous pale yellow funnel-shaped scented flowers, rising from a rosette of green leaves. Up to 40cm.
Primula vulgaris (Primrose)
Primula vulgaris (Primrose): The much loved wild primrose which self-seeds merrily here at the nursery. [Collect Only]
Primula vulgaris 'Drumcliff' (Primrose)
Primula vulgaris 'Drumcliff' (Primrose): Palest pink flowers over glossy olive-green foliage. One of a range of new dark-leaved primulas from Ireland. [Collect Only]
Primula vulgaris 'Innisfree' (Primrose)
Primula vulgaris 'Innisfree' (Primrose): Dark, velvety red flowers over very dark green foliage. One of the new range of wonderful dark leaved primroses from Ireland [Collect Only]
Pulmonaria 'Moonshine' (PBR) (Lungwort)
Pulmonaria 'Moonshine' (PBR) (Lungwort): Silver leaves edged in green are the star of this plant, with pale blue bell-shaped flowers. Good mildew resistance. Hardy. Up to 30cm.
Pulmonaria 'Opal' (Ocupol) (Lungwort 'Opal')
Pulmonaria 'Opal' (Ocupol) (Lungwort 'Opal'): Palest ice-blue flowers over dark green leaves splashed with silver [Collect Only]
Pulmonaria 'Trevi Fountain' (Pulmonaria 'Trevi Fountain')
Pulmonaria 'Trevi Fountain' (Pulmonaria 'Trevi Fountain'): Long flowering, with blue flowers over silver-speckled leaves in spring. [Collect Only]
Pulmonaria longifolia 'Diana Clare' (Lungwort)
Pulmonaria longifolia 'Diana Clare' (Lungwort): Long, slender silver foliage and purple flowers in spring. [Collect Only]
Saxifraga fortunei 'Shiranami'
Saxifraga fortunei 'Shiranami': Rosettes of green lobed leaves, wiry stems topped with double pure white flowers in late summer/early autumn. Hardy. Up to 25cm.
Thalictrum aquilegiifolium 'Album' (Meadow rue, white)
Thalictrum aquilegiifolium 'Album' (Meadow rue, white): Clouds of fluffy white flowers in spring, foliage looks like an aquilegia, but much taller. [Collect Only]
Tiarella 'Iron Butterfly' (Foam flower)
Tiarella 'Iron Butterfly' (Foam flower): Deeply cut green leaves with a purple-black centre. Long flowering spikes of pale-pink star-like flowers. Hardy. Up to 30cm.
Tiarella wherryi (Foam flower)
Tiarella wherryi (Foam flower): Spikes of tiny white flowers in spring/early summer. Great in shade
Trillium erectum (Birthroot)
Trillium erectum (Birthroot): Deep maroon, three petalled flowers over three-leaved foliage. Very choice woodland plant. Hardy. Up to 50cm. AGM
Trillium grandiflorum (American wake-robin)
Trillium grandiflorum (American wake-robin): Pure white, three petalled flowers over three-leaved foliage.