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Acaena microphylla
Acaena microphylla: Tiny leaved ground cover plant with little copper ball-shaped flowers. Will spread very effectively.
Anemone sylvestris (Snowdrop anemone)
Anemone sylvestris (Snowdrop anemone): Large pure white flowers over a mound of green ferny foliage. Hardy. Up to 30cm.
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]
Anthriscus sylvestris 'Ravenswing' (Purple cow parsley)
Anthriscus sylvestris 'Ravenswing' (Purple cow parsley): A dark leaved form of the common cow parsley. To 1.5m. Hardy. Tends to be biennial.
Campanula lactiflora 'Loddon Anna' (Milky bellflower 'Loddon Anna')
Campanula lactiflora 'Loddon Anna' (Milky bellflower 'Loddon Anna'): Tall stems topped with clusters of palest pink flowers in mid-summer. Excellent for filling out a border and adding height. To 1.5m. Hardy. [Collect Only]
Campanula persicifolia (Peach-leaved bellflower)
Campanula persicifolia (Peach-leaved bellflower): Tall spikes of large, cup-shaped blue flowers over slender foliage in mid-summer. To 1.2m. Hardy
Campanula persicifolia var. alba (Peach-leaved bellflower white flowered)
Campanula persicifolia var. alba (Peach-leaved bellflower white flowered): Pure white large rounded cups on upright stems. Height to 70cm. Hardy.
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.
Campanula takesimana 'Elizabeth' (Korean Bellflower)
Campanula takesimana 'Elizabeth' (Korean Bellflower): Upright stems with dark pink drooping large bells. Can be vigorous on good soil. May need some support. Bee-friendly. Hardy. Up to 70cm. [Collect Only]
Cardamine quinquefolia
Cardamine quinquefolia: Light purple flowers emerge very early in spring, with attractive deeply divided leaves. Foliage dies down in 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. Great in borders, sun or part shade. Hardy. To 90cm
Centaurea macrocephala (Giant knapweed)
Centaurea macrocephala (Giant knapweed): Huge, bright yellow almost fluffy flowers in mid-summer follow attractive papery buds. Attractive to bees. Height to 1.5m. Hardy. [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
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.
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 'Flore Pleno' (Lily of the Valley - double flowered)
Convallaria majalis 'Flore Pleno' (Lily of the Valley - double flowered): Scented double white bells in spring, Great for spreading around in shade. To 20cm. [Collect Only]
Convallaria majalis 'Hardwick Hall' (Lily of the Valley 'Hardwick Hall')
Convallaria majalis 'Hardwick Hall' (Lily of the Valley 'Hardwick Hall'): A form of lily of the valley with green leaves edged in yellow. Deliciously scented white flowers in spring. Hardy. Up to 25cm
Crocosmia 'Lucifer'
Crocosmia 'Lucifer': Swathes of brilliant scarlet flowers over bold strappy green foliage. Easy and trouble free as long as soil is not too wet. To 1.2m. Hardy. [Collect Only]
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]
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]
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]
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 griffithii 'Fireglow' (Spurge)
Euphorbia griffithii 'Fireglow' (Spurge): Bright orange/red flower bracts in early summer. Vibrant red late summer foliage. Fully hardy. To 80cm. [Collect Only]
Fragaria x ananassa 'Red Ruby' (PBR) (Deep pink flowered strawberry)
Fragaria x ananassa 'Red Ruby' (PBR) (Deep pink flowered strawberry): An ornamental strawberry plant with dark pink flowers from spring to autumn. Good ground cover [Collect Only]
Fragaria x ananassa Pink Panda = 'Frel' (PBR) (Pink flowered strawberry)
Fragaria x ananassa Pink Panda = 'Frel' (PBR) (Pink flowered strawberry): Exactly like a small strawberry plant, except that the flowers are pink. Very attractive ground cover, berries are edible. Height to 20cm. Hardy. [Collect Only]
Geranium 'Bob's Blunder' (Cranesbill 'Bob's Blunder')
Geranium 'Bob's Blunder' (Cranesbill 'Bob's Blunder'): Bright pink, small flowers over a spreading mat of soft, bronzy flowers.
Geranium Dreamland = 'Bremdream' (PBR) (Geranium 'Dreamland')
Geranium Dreamland = 'Bremdream' (PBR) (Geranium 'Dreamland'): Pale pink flowers with darker pink veins above attractive bright green foliage. Long flowering. Hardy. Up to 40cm.
Geranium himalayense 'Derrick Cook' (Cranesbill 'Derrick Cook')
Geranium himalayense 'Derrick Cook' (Cranesbill 'Derrick Cook'): Large white flowers with delicate purple veining above a clump of bright green leaves. Foliage turns red in autumn. To 35cm. Hardy.
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 maculatum 'Album' (white spotted cranesbill)
Geranium maculatum 'Album' (white spotted cranesbill): Clean white flowers over neat foliage. Great for establishing under trees and in shady areas. [Collect Only]
Geranium nodosum 'Silverwood' (Knotted cranesbill 'Silverwood')
Geranium nodosum 'Silverwood' (Knotted cranesbill 'Silverwood'): Pure white form of the more common pink species. Soft, shiny green leaves. Ideal for dappled shade. Hardy. To 30cm.
Geranium phaeum 'Lily Lovell' (Dusky cranesbill 'Lily Lovell')
Geranium phaeum 'Lily Lovell' (Dusky cranesbill 'Lily Lovell'): Large, rich purple flowers with white centre. Petals swept back. Hardy. Flowers early in the season. To 80cm. [Collect Only]
Hosta 'Snake Eyes'
Hosta 'Snake Eyes': Large hosta variety with dark green leaves with gold centre and white streaking. Tall spikes of lilac flowers. Hardy. Up to 60cm. [Collect Only]
Inula hookeri
Inula hookeri: Bold heads of golden yellow flowers with hundreds of long petals. A good border filler. Butterflies love it! To 60cm. Hardy. [Collect Only]
Ligularia 'The Rocket' (Leopard plant 'The Rocket')
Ligularia 'The Rocket' (Leopard plant 'The Rocket'): Dramatic spikes of yellow flowers on black stems over very large green toothed leaves [Collect Only]
Ligularia przewalskii
Ligularia przewalskii: Elegant spikes of golden yellow flowers on black stems above very deeply divided green foliage. [Collect Only]
Lysimachia barystachys (White Loosestrife)
Lysimachia barystachys (White Loosestrife): Upright spikes of white flowers in late summer. Vigorous and very attractive to bees and butterflies. To 1m. Hardy [Collect Only]
Lysimachia clethroides (Gooseneck Loosestrife)
Lysimachia clethroides (Gooseneck Loosestrife): Spikes of white flowers arch over and tip up again, like a goose or swan neck. To 1m. Hardy
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. Hardy. Up to 10cm. [Collect Only]
Monarda 'Gardenview Scarlet' (Bee Balm/Bergamot 'Gardenview Scarlet')
Monarda 'Gardenview Scarlet' (Bee Balm/Bergamot 'Gardenview Scarlet'): Whorls of bright red flowers held above aromatic foliage. Hardy. To 70cm. [Collect Only]
Monarda 'Jacob Cline' (Bee Balm/Bergamot 'Jacob Cline')
Monarda 'Jacob Cline' (Bee Balm/Bergamot 'Jacob Cline'): Whorls of the brightest imaginable red flowers over bright green aromatic foliage. Hardy. Up to 75cm. [Collect Only]
Monarda 'Pink Supreme' (PBR) (Bee Balm/Bergamot 'Pink Supreme')
Monarda 'Pink Supreme' (PBR) (Bee Balm/Bergamot 'Pink Supreme'): Whorls of bright pink flowers over bright green aromatic foliage. Compact variety. Prefers a moist soil. Hardy. Up to 60cm. [Collect Only]
Monarda 'Squaw' (Bee Balm/Bergamot 'Squaw')
Monarda 'Squaw' (Bee Balm/Bergamot 'Squaw'): Whorls of bright red flowers held above aromatic foliage. [Collect Only]
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 '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 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.
Persicaria 'Silver Dragon' (PBR) (Knotweed 'Silver Dragon')
Persicaria 'Silver Dragon' (PBR) (Knotweed 'Silver Dragon'): Multi-hued silver/red/green leaves throughout the summer. Great as foliage filler. Height to 60cm. [Collect Only]
Persicaria amplexicaulis 'Fat Domino' (PBR) (Red bistort 'Fat Domino')
Persicaria amplexicaulis 'Fat Domino' (PBR) (Red bistort 'Fat Domino'): A cracking new variety with plump, dark rose-red flower spikes which last for ages. Robust and hardy. Up to 90cm
Persicaria amplexicaulis 'Rosea' (Red bistort 'Rosea')
Persicaria amplexicaulis 'Rosea' (Red bistort 'Rosea'): Spikes of pale pink flowers in late summer. Large oval pointed leaves. Grows in most situations as long as not too dry. Hardy. Up to 1.2m. [Collect Only]
Persicaria bistorta 'Hohe Tatra' (Bistort 'Hohe Tatra')
Persicaria bistorta 'Hohe Tatra' (Bistort 'Hohe Tatra'): Upright orchid-like pink spikes from May to July. Flowers slightly smaller and later than 'Superba'. Hardy. Height to 45cm. [Collect Only]
Persicaria bistorta 'Superba' (Bistort 'Superba'. Syn. Polygonum bistorta 'Superbum')
Persicaria bistorta 'Superba' (Bistort 'Superba'. Syn. Polygonum bistorta 'Superbum'): Upright fluffy pink spikes make a bold show in early summer. Great for filling larger spaces. Hardy. Up to 60cm. [Collect Only]
Persicaria microcephala 'Red Dragon' (PBR) (Knotweed 'Red Dragon')
Persicaria microcephala 'Red Dragon' (PBR) (Knotweed 'Red Dragon'): Stunning foliage with upright stems of lance-shaped purple-green leaves, with delicate chevron markings in white. Best leaf colour in full sun. Hardy. Up to 90cm.
Petasites paradoxus (Alpine butterburr)
Petasites paradoxus (Alpine butterburr): Silvery, wide but pointed leaves in summer. Flowers resembling white studded tennis balls in February. Excellent foliage plant.To 30cm. Hardy [Collect Only]
Physalis alkekengi var. franchetii (Chinese Lantern)
Physalis alkekengi var. franchetii (Chinese Lantern): Hardy perennial, grown for its glowing orange lantern-like seed cases in autumn. [Collect Only]
Rudbeckia subtomentosa 'Little Henry' (PBR)
Rudbeckia subtomentosa 'Little Henry' (PBR): Yellow quilled flowers with chocolate brown centres in late summer. Compact variety with a delightful vanilla scent. Hardy. Up to 90cm. [Collect Only]
Saxifraga stolonifera ' Kinki Purple'
Saxifraga stolonifera ' Kinki Purple': Rounded, hairy leaves with green above and red below. Wiry stems topped with white flowers in early autumn. Hardy. Up to 30cm. [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]
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.
Tradescantia (Andersoniana Group) 'Bilberry Ice' (Spider lily 'Bilberry Ice')
Tradescantia (Andersoniana Group) 'Bilberry Ice' (Spider lily 'Bilberry Ice'): Three-petalled icy purple flowers above strappy foliage. [Collect Only]
Tradescantia (Andersoniana Group) 'Euridice' (Spider lily 'Euridice')
Tradescantia (Andersoniana Group) 'Euridice' (Spider lily 'Euridice'): Three-petalled delicate pale blue flowers above strappy foliage. Great as a ground clump former in sun or part shade. [Collect Only]
Tradescantia (Andersoniana Group) 'Innocence' (Spider lily 'Innocence')
Tradescantia (Andersoniana Group) 'Innocence' (Spider lily 'Innocence'): Three-petalled pure white flowers with purple tinged anthers. Strappy bright green foliage.
Tradescantia (Andersoniana Group) 'Leonora' (Spider lily 'Leonora')
Tradescantia (Andersoniana Group) 'Leonora' (Spider lily 'Leonora'): Three-petalled vibrant violet-blue flowers above strappy foliage. Great as a ground clump former in sun or part shade [Collect Only]
Tradescantia (Andersoniana Group) 'Osprey' (Spider lily 'Osprey')
Tradescantia (Andersoniana Group) 'Osprey' (Spider lily 'Osprey'): Three-petalled white flowers with a fluffy blue centre above strappy foliage. Great as a ground clump former in sun or part shade. [Collect Only]
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]
Trollius x cultorum 'Alabaster' (Globeflower 'Alabaster')
Trollius x cultorum 'Alabaster' (Globeflower 'Alabaster'): Translucent pale yellow cup shaped flowers from early to late summer. Great plant for damp or rich soil. To 60cm. Hardy
Viola cornuta Alba Group (Viola)
Viola cornuta Alba Group (Viola): Pure white flowers, bright green foliage. Excellent for ground cover in shade [Collect Only]