Bluebell Cottage & Gardens bluebellcottage.co.uk
Shop Basket Checkout
Home Page
Ajuga reptans (Bugle)
Ajuga reptans (Bugle): Superb ground cover plant with purplish green leaves and blue flower spikes in summer. Very attractive to bees
Aquilegia 'Dragonfly Hybrids' (Granny's bonnet. Columbine 'Dragonfly Hybrids')
Aquilegia 'Dragonfly Hybrids' (Granny's bonnet. Columbine 'Dragonfly Hybrids'): Large trumpet flowers with long spurs in mixed colours and bicolours in late spring. Attractive to bees/insects. Hardy. Up to 80cm.
Aquilegia vulgaris var. stellata 'White Barlow' (Granny's bonnet. Columbine 'White Barlow')
Aquilegia vulgaris var. stellata 'White Barlow' (Granny's bonnet. Columbine 'White Barlow'): Pure white, double flowers in spring. Best grown in shade, but does fine in some sun if not too dry. Hardy Height to 50cm
Aruncus 'Horatio' (Goat's beard 'Horatio')
Aruncus 'Horatio' (Goat's beard 'Horatio'): A very elegant form of the familiar goat's beard, with fine sprays of creamy flowers in summer. To 1.2m. Hardy [Collect Only]
Aster amellus 'Veilchenkonigin' (Italian Aster 'Veilchenkonigin')
Aster amellus 'Veilchenkonigin' (Italian Aster 'Veilchenkonigin'): Aster with large violet-blue flowers in the autumn and dark-green foliage. Compact. Bee-friendly. Hardy. Up to 40cm. [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.
Aster trifoliatus subsp. ageratoides 'Ashvi'
Aster trifoliatus subsp. ageratoides 'Ashvi': White flowers in a neat mound over a very long season - July to November. Hardy. Up to 80cm.
Astilbe 'Amethyst'
Astilbe 'Amethyst': Large, upright panicles of lilac-purple flowers in summer over green ferny foliage. Excellent for damp or shady spots. Hardy. Up to 80cm. [Collect Only]
Astilbe 'Cappuccino'
Astilbe 'Cappuccino': Large, upright panicles of creamy white flowers in summer over contrasting dark bronze ferny foliage. Hardy. Up to 60cm. [Collect Only]
Astilbe 'Delft Lace'
Astilbe 'Delft Lace': Upright plumes of pink flowers on deep red stems in mid-summer. Lacy blue-green foliage. Excellent for damp or shady spots. [Collect Only]
Astilbe 'Ellie'
Astilbe 'Ellie': Large, upright panicles of white flowers in mid-summer over dark green ferny foliage. Hardy. Up to 80cm. [Collect Only]
Astilbe 'Fanal'
Astilbe 'Fanal': Large, upright panicles of deep red flowers in summer over dark green ferny foliage. Excellent for damp or shady spots. Hardy. Up to 60cm.
Astilbe 'Montgomery'
Astilbe 'Montgomery': Large, upright panicles of cherry red flowers in summer over dark green ferny foliage. Prefers a moist soil. Hardy. Up to 60cm.
Astrantia major (Greater masterwort)
Astrantia major (Greater masterwort): White/green pincushion flowers. Good for drying, I'm told! Great in sun/shade in soil that isn't too dry. Hardy. Up to 60cm.
Astrantia major 'Roma' (PBR) (Hattie's pincushion, Masterwort 'Roma)
Astrantia major 'Roma' (PBR) (Hattie's pincushion, Masterwort 'Roma): A fine pink Astrantias with very long lasting pink flowerheads. Easy to grow in any spot that's not too dry. Hardy. Up to 50cm.
Astrantia major subsp. involucrata (Hattie's pincushion, Masterwort)
Astrantia major subsp. involucrata (Hattie's pincushion, Masterwort): Longer than normal white bracts with green tips. Seed raised from the lovely plant by our nursery gate. Hardy. Up to 80cm.
Astrantia major subsp. involucrata 'Shaggy' (Hattie's pincushion, Masterwort 'Shaggy')
Astrantia major subsp. involucrata 'Shaggy' (Hattie's pincushion, Masterwort 'Shaggy'): Greenish white umbel flowers surrounded by long white bracts above mounds of green palmate leaves. Long flowering. Up to 80cm. Hardy [Collect Only]
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. [Collect Only]
Bergenia cordifolia 'Vinterglod' (Elephant's ears 'Vinterglod' (Winterglow))
Bergenia cordifolia 'Vinterglod' (Elephant's ears 'Vinterglod' (Winterglow)): 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]
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 'Alexander's Great' (PBR) (Siberian bugloss 'Alexander's Great')
Brunnera macrophylla 'Alexander's Great' (PBR) (Siberian bugloss 'Alexander's Great'): Statement foliage plant for shade. Large, heart-shaped, silver leaves. Light-blue forget-me-not-like flowers in Spring. Hardy. Up to 40cm.
Brunnera macrophylla 'Emerald Mist' (PBR) (Siberian bugloss 'Emerald Mist')
Brunnera macrophylla 'Emerald Mist' (PBR) (Siberian bugloss 'Emerald Mist'): Large heart shaped leaves with silver banding. Long stems of pale blue forget-me-not flowers. Hardy. Up to 40cm. [Collect Only]
Brunnera macrophylla 'Hadspen Cream' (Siberian bugloss 'Hadspen Cream')
Brunnera macrophylla 'Hadspen Cream' (Siberian bugloss 'Hadspen Cream'): Large, heartshaped green leaves with wide cream margin. Sprays of forget-me-not blue flowers in spring. Hardy. Up to 45cm.
Brunnera macrophylla 'Jack Frost' (PBR) (Siberian bugloss 'Jack Frost')
Brunnera macrophylla 'Jack Frost' (PBR) (Siberian bugloss 'Jack Frost'): Large, heartshaped silver leaves with green veins and leaf edges. Sprays of forget-me-not blue flowers in spring.Shade-loving plant. Hardy. Up to 45cm.
Brunnera macrophylla 'Jennifer' (Siberian bugloss 'Jennifer')
Brunnera macrophylla 'Jennifer' (Siberian bugloss 'Jennifer'): Sprays of bi-coloured blue and white forget-me-not-like flowers above green heart-shaped leaves. A great shade-loving plant. Hardy. Up to 45cm.
Brunnera macrophylla 'Sea Heart' (PBR) (Siberian bugloss 'Sea Heart')
Brunnera macrophylla 'Sea Heart' (PBR) (Siberian bugloss 'Sea Heart'): Large heart-shaped leaves with strong silver colouration with green veins. Sprays of forget-me-not blue flowers. Hardy. Up to 30cm. [Collect Only]
Brunnera macrophylla 'Variegata' (Siberian bugloss 'Variegata')
Brunnera macrophylla 'Variegata' (Siberian bugloss 'Variegata'): Large, heartshaped leaves with bold variegation. Sprays of forget-me-not blue flowers in spring. Superb shade plant. Hardy. Up to 45cm. [Collect Only]
Calamagrostis emodensis
Calamagrostis emodensis: Stunning grass with fluffy arching flowerheads mid-summer with pinkish tones maturing to gold then creamy white by autumn. Full sun, well drained soil. Ht 60-120cm Sp 30-60cm [Collect Only]
Calamintha nepeta 'Blue Cloud'
Calamintha nepeta 'Blue Cloud': Spikes of small, soft blue flowers above mounds of minty scented green leaves. Loved by bees and butterflies. Hardy. Up to 30cm.
Campanula Iridescent Bells = 'Iribella' (PBR) (Bellflower 'Iridescent Bells')
Campanula Iridescent Bells = 'Iribella' (PBR) (Bellflower 'Iridescent Bells'): Purple buds open to silvery-lilac bells in summer. Prefers a moisture retentive soil. Height to 80cm. Hardy
Carex 'Ice Dance' (Sedge 'Ice Dance')
Carex 'Ice Dance' (Sedge 'Ice Dance'): Evergreen clump-forming grass with green strappy leaves and white margins. Good for containers, shade tolerant. Hardy. Up to 50cm.
Centaurea atropurpurea
Centaurea atropurpurea: Attractive deep-red, almost black thistle like flowers above silvery foliage. Good for bees and butterflies. Hardy. Up to 1m. [Collect Only]
Chasmanthium latifolium (Spangle grass)
Chasmanthium latifolium (Spangle grass): Deciduous perennial grass, with arching stems of flattened spikes. Bronze tints in Autumn. Moist, well-drained soil. Hardy. Up to 1m. [Collect Only]
Cirsium rivulare 'Atropurpureum' (Brook thistle)
Cirsium rivulare 'Atropurpureum' (Brook thistle): Deep red thistle flowers held above typical thistley foliage. Very attractive to bees. Very good garden plant. To 1.2m. Hardy
Cirsium rivulare 'Trevor's Blue Wonder' (Brook thistle 'Trevor's Blue Wonder')
Cirsium rivulare 'Trevor's Blue Wonder' (Brook thistle 'Trevor's Blue Wonder'): Not blue at all, I'm afraid, but a more purplish hued form of the more familiar deepest pink Cirsium rivulare 'Atropurpureum'. Hardy. To 1.5m
Coreopsis verticillata 'Grandiflora' (Tickseed 'Grandiflora')
Coreopsis verticillata 'Grandiflora' (Tickseed 'Grandiflora'): Compact variety with bright and cheery golden yellow daisy-like flowers. Held on wiry stems. Hardy. Up to 60cm.
Crocosmia 'Emberglow'
Crocosmia 'Emberglow': Vibrant deep-red funnel shaped flowers in late summer with sword shaped green foliage. A shorted variety than 'Lucifer'. [Collect Only]
Crocosmia 'Paul's Best Yellow'
Crocosmia 'Paul's Best Yellow': Arching sprays of golden yellow flowers in late summer. A vigorous grower. Fully hardy in well drained soils. To 1m [Collect Only]
Epimedium 'Amber Queen' (PBR) (Barrenwort 'Amber Queen')
Epimedium 'Amber Queen' (PBR) (Barrenwort 'Amber Queen'): Amber is the perfect description for the flower colour, held well about the leaves in mid-spring. Hardy. Up to 30cm.
Epimedium 'Spine Tingler' (Barrenwort 'Spine Tingler')
Epimedium 'Spine Tingler' (Barrenwort 'Spine Tingler'): Very distinctive variety with long, tooth-edged leaves, rather like a holly and lemon yellow flowers. Hardy. To 30cm.
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 perralderianum (Barrenwort)
Epimedium perralderianum (Barrenwort): Tiny lemon yellow flowers held on fine wires above attractive, marbled foliage. Very good in shade, even dry shade [Collect Only]
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 x perralchicum 'Frohnleiten' (Barrenwort 'Frohnleiten')
Epimedium x perralchicum 'Frohnleiten' (Barrenwort 'Frohnleiten'): 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 (red barrenwort)
Epimedium x rubrum (red barrenwort): Green heart shaped leaves tinged with red around the edges in spring. Small red flowers with yellow undersides. To 30cm. Hardy
Fuchsia 'Hawkshead'
Fuchsia 'Hawkshead': One of the hardier Fuchsias. Dark green foliage and dainty white flowers, tinged with green. Need a sheltered spot. Up to 1m.
Fuchsia 'Riccartonii'
Fuchsia 'Riccartonii': Frost-hardy but prefers a sheltered spot. Deciduous shrub with small single, scarlet and purple flowers. Long-flowering. Up to 2.5m. [Collect Only]
Fuchsia magellanica 'Alba'
Fuchsia magellanica 'Alba': Hardy fuchsia with white flowers tinged with pink. Deciduous shrub with lance shaped deep green leaves. Prefers a sheltered spot. Up to 1.2m. [Collect Only]
Geranium 'Alan Mayes' (Cranesbill 'Alan Mayes')
Geranium 'Alan Mayes' (Cranesbill 'Alan Mayes'): Long flowering geranium with bright blue flowers with purple veining. Clumps of hairy green leaves, turning red in autumn. Hardy. Up to 45cm.
Geranium 'Blue Cloud' (Cranesbill 'Blue Cloud')
Geranium 'Blue Cloud' (Cranesbill 'Blue Cloud'): Tall cultivar with pale blue flowers & dark purple veining above deeply divided green leaves. Long-flowering. Hardy. Up to 90cm. [Collect Only]
Geranium 'Brookside' (Cranesbill 'Brookside')
Geranium 'Brookside' (Cranesbill 'Brookside'): A reliable, robust variety with large rich blue flowers over a mound of deeply divided leaves. Height to 45cm. Hardy
Geranium 'Ivan' (Cranesbill 'Ivan')
Geranium 'Ivan' (Cranesbill 'Ivan'): Vibrant magenta-pink flowers with a dark black centre above yellow green leaves. Leaves turn red in autumn. Hardy. Up to 50cm. [Collect Only]
Geranium 'Nimbus' (Cranesbill 'Nimbus')
Geranium 'Nimbus' (Cranesbill 'Nimbus'): Makes medium sized domes of finely divided foliage smothered in purplish blue flowers in early summer. To 50cm. Hardy
Geranium 'Orion' (Cranesbill 'Orion')
Geranium 'Orion' (Cranesbill 'Orion'): A dome of deeply divided foliage, smothered in large blue flowers from early summer onwards
Geranium 'Red Admiral' (Cranesbill 'Red Admiral')
Geranium 'Red Admiral' (Cranesbill 'Red Admiral'): A compact, cultivar with masses of magenta pink flowers and black veining above green deeply divided foliage. Hardy. Up to 60cm.
Geranium 'Sirak' (Cranesbill 'Sirak')
Geranium 'Sirak' (Cranesbill 'Sirak'): Large, trumpet shaped glowing pink flowers for a long period from May to August. Fully hardy. Height to 60cm.
Geranium maculatum 'Elizabeth Ann' (PBR) (Spotted cranesbill 'Elizabeth Ann')
Geranium maculatum 'Elizabeth Ann' (PBR) (Spotted cranesbill 'Elizabeth Ann'): Pink flowers over dark, almost wine red leaves. Fully hardy. Height to 40cm. [Collect Only]
Geranium Patricia = 'Brempat' (Cranesbill 'Patricia')
Geranium Patricia = 'Brempat' (Cranesbill 'Patricia'): Masses of magenta flowers over fresh green foliage. Height to 30cm. Fully hardy.
Geranium pratense 'Cloud Nine' (Meadow cranesbill 'Cloud Nine')
Geranium pratense 'Cloud Nine' (Meadow cranesbill 'Cloud Nine'): An attractive double form of the familiar meadow cranesbill with lovely soft blue flowers. Strong growing. Hardy. Up to 90cm. [Collect Only]
Geranium pratense 'Mrs Kendall Clark' (Meadow cranesbill 'Mrs Kendall Clark')
Geranium pratense 'Mrs Kendall Clark' (Meadow cranesbill 'Mrs Kendall Clark'): Palest purpley/grey flowers, makes a good mound of foliage. Hardy. To 40cm. [Collect Only]
Geranium pratense var. pratense f. albiflorum 'Laura' (PBR) (Meadow cranesbill 'Laura')
Geranium pratense var. pratense f. albiflorum 'Laura' (PBR) (Meadow cranesbill 'Laura'): An attractive double form of the familiar meadow cranesbill with lovely pure white flowers. Strong growing. Hardy. Up to 70cm. [Collect Only]
Geranium psilostemon (Armenian cranesbill)
Geranium psilostemon (Armenian cranesbill): Big magenta flowers with shiny black eye. Tall and vigorous. To 1.2m. Hardy.
Geranium Rozanne = 'Gerwat' (PBR) (Geranium 'Rozanne')
Geranium Rozanne = 'Gerwat' (PBR) (Geranium 'Rozanne'): Noted for its large blue, white centred flowers and very long flowering period. A fine border geranium. Doesn't run. To 30cm. Hardy
Geranium sylvaticum 'Album' (Wood cranesbill)
Geranium sylvaticum 'Album' (Wood cranesbill): Upright stems of white saucer-shaped flowers above deeply divided leaves. Prefers moist shadier spots. Hardy. Up to 70cm.
Geranium wlassovianum
Geranium wlassovianum: Warm purple flowers over attractive velvety foliage. Excellent autumn foliage colour.
Geum 'Georgenberg' (Avens 'Georgenburg')
Geum 'Georgenberg' (Avens 'Georgenburg'): Gold flowers held atop reddish stems in early to mid-summer. To 30cm. Hardy
Geum 'Mai Tai' (PBR) (Avens 'Mai Tai')
Geum 'Mai Tai' (PBR) (Avens 'Mai Tai'): Semi-double, pale apricot flowers above green foliage. Long-flowering. Hardy. Up to 45cm.
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.
Geum 'Prinses Juliana' (Avens 'Prinses Juliana')
Geum 'Prinses Juliana' (Avens 'Prinses Juliana'): Bright orange flowers held on tall stems above mounds of rounded foliage. Flowers for ages and reflowers when cut back.
Geum 'Rusty Young' (Avens 'Rusty Young')
Geum 'Rusty Young' (Avens 'Rusty Young'): Warm golden yellow flowers splashed with coppery red.
Geum 'Savannah Sunset' (Avens 'Savannah Sunset')
Geum 'Savannah Sunset' (Avens 'Savannah Sunset'): Apricot, semi-double flowers with red buds held on red stems above rosettes of rounded hairy leaves. Long flowering. Hardy. Up to 35cm.
Geum 'Scarlet Tempest' (PBR) (Avens 'Scarlet Tempest')
Geum 'Scarlet Tempest' (PBR) (Avens 'Scarlet Tempest'): Scarlet, semi-double flowers held on tall stems above rosettes of rounded hairy leaves. Long flowering. Hardy. Up to 50cm.
Geum 'Stacey's Sunrise' (Avens 'Stacey's Sunrise')
Geum 'Stacey's Sunrise' (Avens 'Stacey's Sunrise'): Pale yellow flowers on compact stems above rosettes of rounded hairy leaves. Semi-evergreen. Long flowering. Hardy. Up to 30cm.
Geum rivale 'Leonards Variety' (Avens 'Leonards Variety')
Geum rivale 'Leonards Variety' (Avens 'Leonards Variety'): Coppery- rose flowers held above rosettes of rounded, softly hairy foliage. To 40cm. Hardy
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.
Helenium 'Kanaria' (Sneezeweed 'Kanaria')
Helenium 'Kanaria' (Sneezeweed 'Kanaria'): Masses of clear lemon yellow flowers with swept back petals and central mustardy-gold dome. [Collect Only]
Helenium autumnale 'Fuego' (PBR) (Sneezeweed 'Fuego')
Helenium autumnale 'Fuego' (PBR) (Sneezeweed 'Fuego'): More compact variety with vibrant orange-red flowers with yellow round the centre and brown central disc. Hardy. Up to 50cm. [Collect Only]
Helianthus 'Loddon Gold' (Perennial sunflower 'Loddon Gold')
Helianthus 'Loddon Gold' (Perennial sunflower 'Loddon Gold'): Tall, vibrant fully double, yellow flowers. Large flower heads up to 12cm width. Prefers a sunny spot. [Collect Only]
Hemerocallis 'Corky' (Daylily 'Corky')
Hemerocallis 'Corky' (Daylily 'Corky'): Slender yellow trumpets with mahogany stripe on back. Flowers held high on black stems above fine foliage. Superb plant. To 60cm. Hardy
Hemerocallis 'Marion Vaughn' (Day Lily 'Marion Vaughn')
Hemerocallis 'Marion Vaughn' (Day Lily 'Marion Vaughn'): Large, creamy lemon flowers over a long period in mid-summer. Height to 80cm. Hardy. [Collect Only]
Hemerocallis 'Night Embers' (Day Lily 'Night Embers')
Hemerocallis 'Night Embers' (Day Lily 'Night Embers'): Large double red flowers with ruffled petals and a white edging, grass-like, strappy green foliage. Hardy. Up to 75cm. [Collect Only]
Hemerocallis 'Sammy Russell' (Day lily 'Sammy Russell')
Hemerocallis 'Sammy Russell' (Day lily 'Sammy Russell'): Rich, bronzey-red flowers in mid-summer over strappy foliage.
Hemerocallis 'Stella de Oro' (Day Lily 'Stella de Oro')
Hemerocallis 'Stella de Oro' (Day Lily 'Stella de Oro'): Pale yellow fragrant flowers with a darker yellow throat. Grass-like green foliage. Hardy. Up to 50cm.
Hemerocallis citrina (Long yellow day lily)
Hemerocallis citrina (Long yellow day lily): Fragrant lemon, yellow lily flowers on long stems above green strappy foliage. Flowers open in evening. Hardy. Up to 1.2m. [Collect Only]
Hosta
Hosta: Bright green leaves with wavy edge, purple flowers in summer. Best in a damp or shady spot. To 30cm. Hardy [Collect Only]
Hosta 'Fireworks' (PBR)
Hosta 'Fireworks' (PBR): Gleaming ivory leaves with multi-hued green leaf edge markings. Very upright habit. To 50cm. Hardy.
Hosta 'Frances Williams'
Hosta 'Frances Williams': Large heart-shaped crinkled leaves with a prominent green-yellow margin. Lavender purple flowers in mid summer. Hardy. Up to 75cm. [Collect Only]
Hosta 'Patriot'
Hosta 'Patriot': Large green leaves cleanly edged in white. Lilac flowers in summer. To 50cm. Hardy. [Collect Only]
Hosta 'Praying Hands'
Hosta 'Praying Hands': Very upright, rippled leaves. Leaves are green, narrowly edged in white and curl up. Lilac flowers in summer. Hardy. Up to 40cm. AGM. [Collect Only]
Hosta 'Sum and Substance'
Hosta 'Sum and Substance': Large, bright green leaves. lavender flowers, good in shade or sun. Hardy. To 60cm high and wide.
Iris 'Langport Wren'
Iris 'Langport Wren': Sword-shaped glaucous green leaves and stems of up to 4 flowers, with rich reddish-purple and deep maroon almost brown flowers. [Collect Only]
Iris sibirica (Siberian Iris)
Iris sibirica (Siberian Iris): Soft, purplish blue iris flowers over strappy green foliage. [Collect Only]
Iris sibirica 'Silver Edge' (Siberian Iris 'Silver Edge')
Iris sibirica 'Silver Edge' (Siberian Iris 'Silver Edge'): Rich purple flowers with a fine silver picotee petal edge. [Collect Only]
Lamprocapnos spectabilis (Bleeding Heart, Dicentra)
Lamprocapnos spectabilis (Bleeding Heart, Dicentra): Arching stems with hanging, heart shaped pink flowers. A spring classic. [Collect Only]
Leucanthemum x superbum 'Aglaia' (Shasta Daisy 'Aglaia')
Leucanthemum x superbum 'Aglaia' (Shasta Daisy 'Aglaia'): Double, frilly white flowers in late summer and autumn. Glossy green foliage. Fully hardy, dislikes soggy soils. Height to 50cm
Leucanthemum x superbum 'Banana Cream' (Shasta Daisy 'Banana Cream')
Leucanthemum x superbum 'Banana Cream' (Shasta Daisy 'Banana Cream'): A more compact form of the Shasta daisy, with pale yellow daisy flowers, fading to cream. Dark green foliage. Hardy. Up to 45cm.
Ligularia dentata 'Desdemona' (Leopard plant 'Desdemona')
Ligularia dentata 'Desdemona' (Leopard plant 'Desdemona'): Large orange daisy-like flowers over rounded greeny-bronze foliage with purple undersides. To 1m. Hardy. [Collect Only]
Lobelia cardinalis 'Russian Princess' (Cardinal flower 'Russian Princess')
Lobelia cardinalis 'Russian Princess' (Cardinal flower 'Russian Princess'): Upright spikes of red leaves, topped with fuchsia pink flowers. [Collect Only]
Lobelia x speciosa 'Hadspen Purple' (PBR)
Lobelia x speciosa 'Hadspen Purple' (PBR): Dramatic spikes of purple flowers in late summer, above lance-shaped purple flushed leaves. Needs damp soil in summer. Hardy. Up to 60cm. [Collect Only]
Lychnis chalcedonica (Maltese cross)
Lychnis chalcedonica (Maltese cross): Domes of bright scarlet flowers with four petals, hence its common name. Excellent for adding height and bright colour in summer borders [Collect Only]
Lythrum salicaria 'Feuerkerze' (Loosestrife 'Firecandle')
Lythrum salicaria 'Feuerkerze' (Loosestrife 'Firecandle'): Tapering, sturdy spikes of bright pink flowers in mid to late summer. To 1.2m. Hardy
Lythrum virgatum 'The Rocket' (Wand loosestrife 'The Rocket')
Lythrum virgatum 'The Rocket' (Wand loosestrife 'The Rocket'): Slender upright spires of deep pink flowers from early to late summer. Likes moist conditions. Hardy. Up to 90cm. [Collect Only]
Maianthemum racemosum (False solomon's seal. Syn. Smilacena racemosa)
Maianthemum racemosum (False solomon's seal. Syn. Smilacena racemosa): Arching sprays of white flowers with bold, oval green foliage. A fine woodland plant, especially if soil is not too dry. To 90cm. Hardy. [Collect Only]
Melica altissima 'Atropurpurea'
Melica altissima 'Atropurpurea': Deciduous grass with green strappy leaves and large feathery purple flowers. Good for drying and as a cut flower. Hardy. Up to 80cm.
Miscanthus sinensis 'Ferner Osten'
Miscanthus sinensis 'Ferner Osten': Clumps of narrow arching leaves and tall stems of plume-like flowers in summer. Start a rich red colour, fading to pink and grey. Hardy. Up to 1.5m. [Collect Only]
Miscanthus sinensis 'Flamingo'
Miscanthus sinensis 'Flamingo': Clumps of narrow arching leaves and tall stems of dark pink plume-like flowers in summer. Fading to silvery grey in winter. Hardy. Up to 1.8m. [Collect Only]
Miscanthus sinensis 'Silberfeder'
Miscanthus sinensis 'Silberfeder': Reliable flowering grass with tall, upright silvery flowers in late summer. Arching dark green foliage. Height to 2m. Hardy. [Collect Only]
Miscanthus sinensis 'Undine'
Miscanthus sinensis 'Undine': Clumps of narrow arching leaves and tall stems of plume-like flowers in summer. Fading to an oaty yellow colour in the winter. Hardy. Up to 2m. [Collect Only]
Miscanthus sinensis 'Yakushima Dwarf'
Miscanthus sinensis 'Yakushima Dwarf': Compact form with clumps of narrow arching leaves and stems of plume-like flowers. Starting a rich red colour, fading to pink/grey. Hardy. Up to 80cm. [Collect Only]
Miscanthus transmorissonensis
Miscanthus transmorissonensis: Tall elegant, evergreen grass with arching stems of silvery grey flower heads. Flowers held well above the foliage. Hardy. Up to 1.2m. [Collect Only]
Molinia caerulea 'Dauerstrahl' (Purple moor grass 'Dauerstrahl')
Molinia caerulea 'Dauerstrahl' (Purple moor grass 'Dauerstrahl'): Upright, purple, flower stalks with slender purple flower heads in late summer. Mounds of mid-green foliage from spring. Hardy. Up to 1m. [Collect Only]
Molinia caerulea 'Edith Dudszus' (Purple moor grass 'Edith Dudszus')
Molinia caerulea 'Edith Dudszus' (Purple moor grass 'Edith Dudszus'): Purple, almost black wand-like flower stalks with slender purple flower heads in late summer.To 90cm. Hardy
Molinia caerulea 'Heidebraut' (Purple moor grass 'Heidebraut')
Molinia caerulea 'Heidebraut' (Purple moor grass 'Heidebraut'): Elegant flower stalks with slender purple flower heads in late summer. Makes an upright, vase shape. To 1.2m. Hardy [Collect Only]
Molinia caerulea 'Transparent' (Purple moor grass 'Transparent')
Molinia caerulea 'Transparent' (Purple moor grass 'Transparent'): Deciduous grass with long feathery purple flower spikes. Likes moist but well-drained soil in sun or light shade. Hardy. Up to 1.2m. [Collect Only]
Morina longifolia
Morina longifolia: Whorls of white tubular flowers which age to pink, above prickly rosettes of glossy dark green aromatic leaves. Hardy. Up to 90cm.
Omphalodes cappadocica 'Cherry Ingram' (Navelwort 'Cherry Ingram')
Omphalodes cappadocica 'Cherry Ingram' (Navelwort 'Cherry Ingram'): An early spring flowering perennial with lustrous leaves and pretty deep blue flowers in early spring.
Ophiopogon japonicus 'Silver Mist' (Mondo Grass 'Silver Mist')
Ophiopogon japonicus 'Silver Mist' (Mondo Grass 'Silver Mist'): Grass-like evergreen perennial with variegated strappy leaves. Lavender flower spikes in the summer followed by black berries. Hardy. Up to 30cm.
Ophiopogon planescapus 'Nigrescens' (Black lilyturf)
Ophiopogon planescapus 'Nigrescens' (Black lilyturf): Jet back strappy leaves and purplish flowers in mid-summer. Widely and rightly used in modern planting schemes against silvery plants and paving.
Panicum virgatum 'Shenandoah' (Switch grass 'Shenandoah')
Panicum virgatum 'Shenandoah' (Switch grass 'Shenandoah'): Deciduous clump-forming grass with strappy green leaves turning purple/red in autumn, airy panicles of flowers flushed purple. Hardy. Up to 1.1m. [Collect Only]
Panicum virgatum 'Squaw' (Switch grass 'Squaw')
Panicum virgatum 'Squaw' (Switch grass 'Squaw'): Deciduous grass with strappy green leaves which turn a purple red in autumn, with airy panicles of flowers flushed pink. Hardy. Up to 1m. [Collect Only]
Persicaria amplexicaulis var. pendula
Persicaria amplexicaulis var. pendula: Dark-pink flower spikes which droop rather than stand upright. Long flowering. Hardy. Up to 60cm. [Collect Only]
Phlox divaricata 'White Perfume'
Phlox divaricata 'White Perfume': Deliciously scented and delicate pure white flowers which are long-lasting. Prefers some partial shade. Hardy. Up to 30cm.
Phlox paniculata 'Bright Eyes' (Phlox 'Bright Eyes')
Phlox paniculata 'Bright Eyes' (Phlox 'Bright Eyes'): Pink scented flowers with a darker pink eye. To 90cm. Hardy [Collect Only]
Phlox paniculata 'Eventide' (Phlox 'Eventide')
Phlox paniculata 'Eventide' (Phlox 'Eventide'): Mauve-purple, scented flowers on erect stems and green lance-shaped leaves. A good vigorous selection. Hardy. Up to 90cm. AGM [Collect Only]
Phlox paniculata 'Starfire' (Phlox 'Starfire')
Phlox paniculata 'Starfire' (Phlox 'Starfire'): Dense clusters of vibrant crimson pink flowers in mid-summer. Scented. Not too tall at about 90cm. Hardy. [Collect Only]
Poa labillardierei (Blue tussock grass)
Poa labillardierei (Blue tussock grass): Elegant, upright grass with slender blue-green leaves. Arching, open biscuity-coloured panicles in mid-summer. Evergreen.To 1.2m Hardy [Collect Only]
Polemonium 'Blue Pearl' (Jacob's Ladder 'Blue Pearl')
Polemonium 'Blue Pearl' (Jacob's Ladder 'Blue Pearl'): Attractive, low-growing form with fresh green ferny foliage and sky-blue bell-like flowers. Hardy. Up to 30cm. [Collect Only]
Polemonium reptans 'Stairway to Heaven' (PBR) (Jacob's Ladder 'Stairway to Heaven')
Polemonium reptans 'Stairway to Heaven' (PBR) (Jacob's Ladder 'Stairway to Heaven'): Superb variety with attractive variegated foliage and lavender blue flowers. To 50cm. Hardy
Primula bulleyana (Bulley's primrose)
Primula bulleyana (Bulley's primrose): Upright tall stems of bright orange-yellow flowers from a rosette of green leaves. Likes damp borders. Hardy. Up to 60cm.
Primula denticulata var. alba (Drumstick primula - white)
Primula denticulata var. alba (Drumstick primula - white): Pure white balls of flowers on sturdy stems. To 25cm. Hardy [Collect Only]
Primula japonica 'Alba' (Japanese primula 'Alba')
Primula japonica 'Alba' (Japanese primula 'Alba'): Whorls of white flowers on tall stems, rising from a rosette of green leaves. To 60cm. Hardy
Primula japonica 'Miller's Crimson' (Japanese primula 'Miller's Crimson')
Primula japonica 'Miller's Crimson' (Japanese primula 'Miller's Crimson'): Whorls of dark pink, almost red flowers on tall stems, rising from a rosette of green leaves. To 60cm. Hardy
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 x bulleesiana
Primula x bulleesiana: Candelabra primula with upright tall stems of mixed bright orange-yellow, pink and purple flowers from a rosette of green leaves. Hardy. Up to 60cm.
Pulmonaria 'Blue Ensign' (Lungwort 'Blue Ensign')
Pulmonaria 'Blue Ensign' (Lungwort 'Blue Ensign'): Rich blue flowers in spring over unspotted dark green foliage. A reliable hardy perennial. Up to 30cm.
Pulmonaria 'Cotton Cool' (Lungwort 'Cotton Cool')
Pulmonaria 'Cotton Cool' (Lungwort 'Cotton Cool'): Slender leaves, so heavily spotted that they're almost completely silver. Classic pulmonaria purple/blue/pink flowers. To 30cm. Hardy. [Collect Only]
Pulmonaria 'Diana Clare' (Lungwort 'Diana Clare')
Pulmonaria 'Diana Clare' (Lungwort 'Diana Clare'): Long, slender silver foliage and purple flowers in spring. To 30cm Hardy.
Rodgersia 'Irish Bronze'
Rodgersia 'Irish Bronze': Bronze tinted leaves, shaped much like a horse-chestnut's. Sprays of fluffy white flowers in mid-summer. To 70cm. Hardy. [Collect Only]
Rudbeckia fulgida var. deamii
Rudbeckia fulgida var. deamii: Classic garden perennial flowering in mid-late summer with bright gold daisy flowers with black centres. Hardy. Up to 60cm. [Collect Only]
Rudbeckia fulgida var. sullivantii 'Goldsturm'
Rudbeckia fulgida var. sullivantii 'Goldsturm': Large gold flowers with a chocolate eye produced in profusion from late summer well into autumn. Hardy. Up to 60cm. [Collect Only]
Sanguisorba 'Cangshan Cranberry' (Burnet 'Cangshan Cranberry')
Sanguisorba 'Cangshan Cranberry' (Burnet 'Cangshan Cranberry'): Very tall reddish stems of burgundy-red bobbly flowers in late summer over blue-green leaves. Prefers moist soil. Hardy. Up to 2m. [Collect Only]
Sanguisorba 'Chocolate Tip'
Sanguisorba 'Chocolate Tip': Spikes of burgundy-red bobble-like flowers appear in late summer over green leaves tinged with brown. Hardy. Up to 1m. [Collect Only]
Sanguisorba 'Pink Tanna' (Burnet 'Pink Tanna')
Sanguisorba 'Pink Tanna' (Burnet 'Pink Tanna'): Fluffy Pink flower bobbles mid-late summer over attractive fern-like foliage. Good in damp soil, sun or shade. Hardy. Up to 1m.
Sanguisorba 'Tanna' (Burnet 'Tanna')
Sanguisorba 'Tanna' (Burnet 'Tanna'): Spikes of burgundy-red bobbly flowers appear in late summer over crinkled blue-green leaves. Height to 50cm. Hardy.
Sanguisorba obtusa (Japanese burnet)
Sanguisorba obtusa (Japanese burnet): Arching fluffy pink flower spikes in mid to late summer over crinkled grey green foliage. To 60cm. Hardy [Collect Only]
Sanguisorba officinalis 'Crimson Queen'
Sanguisorba officinalis 'Crimson Queen': Tall form of Sanguisorba with airy stems and deep red-pink bobble-like flowers. Hardy. Up to 1.4m [Collect Only]
Sidalcea 'Elsie Heugh' (Prairie mallow 'Elsie Heugh')
Sidalcea 'Elsie Heugh' (Prairie mallow 'Elsie Heugh'): Spikes of large clear pink flowers above rounded bright green leaves. To 80cm. Hardy
Sidalcea 'Sussex Beauty' (Prairie mallow 'Sussex Beauty')
Sidalcea 'Sussex Beauty' (Prairie mallow 'Sussex Beauty'): Large candy pink flowers held on stiff upright stems above rounded green foliage.To 70cm. Hardy [Collect Only]
Sidalcea 'William Smith' (Prairie mallow 'William Smith')
Sidalcea 'William Smith' (Prairie mallow 'William Smith'): Rich rose pink flowers on upright spikes in mid-summer. Round, glossy, semi-evergreen leaves. Hardy. Up to 90cm. [Collect Only]
Symphytum azureum
Symphytum azureum: A spreading perennial with green leaves and clusters of pure blue flowers May-July. Grows vigorously in damp shade. Up to 60cm
Thalictrum 'Elin' (Rue 'Elin')
Thalictrum 'Elin' (Rue 'Elin'): Tallest of the Thalictrums we grow with huge heads of lavender and yellow flowers in mid-late summer. To 2m. Hardy. [Collect Only]
Thalictrum aquilegiifolium (French meadow rue)
Thalictrum aquilegiifolium (French meadow rue): Fluffy heads of pale pink or white flowers in early summer
Thermopsis rhombifolia var. montana
Thermopsis rhombifolia var. montana: Lupin-like with sunny yellow pea-like flowers and bright green foliage. Flowers followed by velvety-brown seed pods. Hardy. Up to 90cm.
Trautvetteria caroliniensis (False bugbane)
Trautvetteria caroliniensis (False bugbane): Fluffy white, lightly fragrant flowers, similar to the Thalictrum flowers. Prefers partial shade with a moist soil. Hardy. Up to 90cm. [Collect Only]
Tricyrtis formosana 'Dark Beauty' (Toadlily 'Dark Beauty')
Tricyrtis formosana 'Dark Beauty' (Toadlily 'Dark Beauty'): Upright flower stems of star-shaped white flowers heavily spotted with blue/purple above dark-spotted lance-shaped leaves. Sheltered position. [Collect Only]
Tricyrtis formosana 'Seiryu' (Toadlily 'Seiryu')
Tricyrtis formosana 'Seiryu' (Toadlily 'Seiryu'): Upright stems of blue star-like flowers, often speckled with lilac and a paler centre. Above dark green spotted foliage. Hardy. Up to 60cm. [Collect Only]
Trifolium rubens 'Red Feather' (Ornamental clover 'Red Feather')
Trifolium rubens 'Red Feather' (Ornamental clover 'Red Feather'): Fat spikes of red clover-like flowers above three-lobed foliage. Hardy. Up to 60cm. [Collect Only]
Trollius chinensis 'Golden Queen' (Globeflower 'Golden Queen')
Trollius chinensis 'Golden Queen' (Globeflower 'Golden Queen'): Glowing gold cup-shaped flowers with a very prominent central boss of gold anthers. Really stunning. [Collect Only]
Veronica longifolia 'Melanie White' (Long-leaved speedwell 'Melanie White')
Veronica longifolia 'Melanie White' (Long-leaved speedwell 'Melanie White'): Spikes of pure, clean white flowers, and long slender foliage. Good in sun or part shade. Good as a cut-flower. Hardy. Up to 60cm. [Collect Only]
Veronica spicata 'Purpleicious' (Spiked speedwell 'Purpleicious')
Veronica spicata 'Purpleicious' (Spiked speedwell 'Purpleicious'): Spikes of dark-purple flowers over a mound of shiny green leaves. Long-flowering and excellent as a cut flower. Hardy. Up to 50cm. [Collect Only]
Veronicastrum virginicum f. roseum 'Pink Glow' (Culver's Root 'Pink Glow')
Veronicastrum virginicum f. roseum 'Pink Glow' (Culver's Root 'Pink Glow'): Slender spikes of pale pink flowers above rising whorls of slender green leaves. To 1.5m. Hardy [Collect Only]