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Acaena microphylla
Acaena microphylla: Tiny leaved ground cover plant with little copper ball-shaped flowers. Will spread very effectively.
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
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 'September Charm' (Japanese Anemone 'September Charm')
Anemone x hybrida 'September Charm' (Japanese Anemone 'September Charm'): Two-tone dark rose and shell pink flowers on tall stems in late summer. Easy and reliable. Hardy. Up to 75cm. [Collect Only]
Briza media (Lesser quaking grass)
Briza media (Lesser quaking grass): Semi-evergreen grass with beautiful delicate dangling flower heads. Short lived perennial but it will self-seed around. Up to 70cm.
Campanula lactiflora (Milky bellflower)
Campanula lactiflora (Milky bellflower): Clusters of blue flowers on tall stems in mid-summer. Ideal for filling out borders and adding height. Fills out quite quickly too. To 1.5m. Hardy. [Collect Only]
Campanula lactiflora 'Alba' (Milky bellflower 'Alba')
Campanula lactiflora 'Alba' (Milky bellflower 'Alba'): Tall stems with clusters of pure white flowers in mid-summer. Ideal for filling out borders and adding height. Hardy. Up to 1.2m
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.
Campanula lactiflora 'Prichards Variety' (Milky bellflower 'Prichards Variety')
Campanula lactiflora 'Prichards Variety' (Milky bellflower 'Prichards Variety'): Clusters of warm blue flowers on tall stems in mid-summer. To 1.5m. 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Darmera peltata (Umbrella plant)
Darmera peltata (Umbrella plant): Arching sprays of pretty pink flowers in early spring above large ornamental leaves.
Erigeron karvinskianus (Fleabane)
Erigeron karvinskianus (Fleabane): That pretty little daisy you see growing in the cracks in paving and walls in late summer....
Erigeron karvinskianus 'Lavender Lady' (Fleabane 'Lavender Lady')
Erigeron karvinskianus 'Lavender Lady' (Fleabane 'Lavender Lady'): A lavender flowered form of this delicate but robust daisy. Self-seeds around where happy. To 20cm. Hardy.
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.
Fragaria vesca (Wild Strawberry)
Fragaria vesca (Wild Strawberry): Semi-evergreen spreading perennial, small white flowers in spring followed by small sweet fruit. Spreads by runners. Hardy. Up to 25cm
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
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 'Baby Blue' (Cranesbill 'Baby Blue')
Geranium himalayense 'Baby Blue' (Cranesbill 'Baby Blue'): Large blue cup shaped flowers with purple veining. Spreading habit, forming a carpet of deeply divided leaves. Hardy. Up to 30cm. [Collect Only]
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 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.
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 (Dusky cranesbill)
Geranium phaeum (Dusky cranesbill): Purple flowers with swept-back petals held high above soft green foliage. Early to flower, reliable and easy. To 60cm. Hardy.
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.
Geranium phaeum 'Raven' (Dusky cranesbill 'Raven')
Geranium phaeum 'Raven' (Dusky cranesbill 'Raven'): Dark purple flowers with long stamens and swept-back petals held high above soft green foliage. Great for shady areas. To 60cm. Hardy.
Geranium phaeum pale purple (Dusky cranesbill pale purple)
Geranium phaeum pale purple (Dusky cranesbill pale purple): Pale purple flowers with swept-back petals held high above soft green foliage. Early to flower, reliable and easy.
Ligularia przewalskii
Ligularia przewalskii: Elegant spikes of golden yellow flowers on black stems above very deeply divided green foliage. [Collect Only]
Lychnis flos-cuculi 'White Robin' (White Ragged Robin)
Lychnis flos-cuculi 'White Robin' (White Ragged Robin): A pretty white form of our native Ragged Robin. Starry white flowers in early summer. Thrives in damp, part-shaded spots.
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
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 [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.
Monarda 'Prarienacht' (Bergamot 'Prarienacht')
Monarda 'Prarienacht' (Bergamot 'Prarienacht'): Whorls of zingy purple flowers over bright green aromatic foliage. Very attractive to bees. Hardy. Up to 90cm.
Monarda 'Squaw' (Bee Balm/Bergamot 'Squaw')
Monarda 'Squaw' (Bee Balm/Bergamot 'Squaw'): Whorls of bright red flowers held above aromatic foliage.
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.
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 sibirica 'Souvenir d'Andre Chaudron' (Catmint 'Souvenir d'Andre Chaudron')
Nepeta sibirica 'Souvenir d'Andre Chaudron' (Catmint 'Souvenir d'Andre Chaudron'): One of the largest flowers and more upright growth than other catmints. Aromatic lance shaped leaves. Hardy. Up to 45cm.
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 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 bistorta 'Hohe Tatra' (Bistort 'Hohe Tatra')
Persicaria bistorta 'Hohe Tatra' (Bistort 'Hohe Tatra'): Upright 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.
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.
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]
Sanguisorba canadensis (White burnet)
Sanguisorba canadensis (White burnet): Bottle-brush white flowers in late-summer above green pinnate foliage. Very tactile plant. Long flowering. Hardy. Up to 2m
Stachys byzantina 'Silver Carpet' (Lamb's ears 'Silver Carpet')
Stachys byzantina 'Silver Carpet' (Lamb's ears 'Silver Carpet'): Silver, furry leaves form spreading mats. A few spikes of silver flowers with the faintest hint of pink in summer.
Trollius x cultorum 'New Moon' (Globeflower 'New Moon')
Trollius x cultorum 'New Moon' (Globeflower 'New Moon'): A new cultivar to Bluebell in 2021. Pale yellow cup shaped flowers from early to late summer. Great plant for damp or rich soil. Hardy. Up to 60cm.
Valeriana officinalis (Common valerian)
Valeriana officinalis (Common valerian): Tall perennial with branched stems of tiny, soft white/pale pink flowers in early summer. Ferny, foliage. Hardy. Up to 1.2m.