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Acanthus hungaricus (Long-leaved bear's breeches)
Acanthus hungaricus (Long-leaved bear's breeches): Architectural spires of purple/white flowers over large, dark green deeply divided leaves. Best in sun or light shade. Height to 1.2m
Acanthus mollis (Bear's Breeches)
Acanthus mollis (Bear's Breeches): Architectural spires of purple/white flowers over large, dark green deeply divided leaves. Best in sun or light shade. Height to 1.2m.
Acanthus mollis (Latifolius Group) 'Rue Ledan (Bear's Breeches 'Rue Ledan')
Acanthus mollis (Latifolius Group) 'Rue Ledan (Bear's Breeches 'Rue Ledan'): Architectural spikes of hooded pure white spiny flowers over large, soft, bright green leaves. Best in sun or part shade. Height to 1.2m
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
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 'Terracotta' (Yarrow 'Terracotta')
Achillea 'Terracotta' (Yarrow 'Terracotta'): A lovely, multi-hued variety opening warm orange and fading slowly to a rich cream. Full sun and light soil. Hardy. To 80cm
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.
Ajuga reptans Black Scallop = 'Binblasca' (PBR) (Bugle 'Black Scallop')
Ajuga reptans Black Scallop = 'Binblasca' (PBR) (Bugle 'Black Scallop'): Shiny, darkest purple-red leaves look near black. Short spikes of blue flowers in summer.
Alchemilla alpina (Lady's mantle)
Alchemilla alpina (Lady's mantle): A miniature Alchemilla with dainty, 5 lobed leaves and a froth of tiny green flowers in spring. Height to 10cm. Hardy
Allium senescens (German garlic/Broadleaved chives)
Allium senescens (German garlic/Broadleaved chives): Clusters of pale pink or white flowers, slender strappy leaves which don't die back when the plant is in flower
Amsonia tabernaemontana (Blue dogbane)
Amsonia tabernaemontana (Blue dogbane): Starry blue flowers on strong stems with willowy green leaves. Hardy. Up to 90cm.
Anemone hupehensis var. japonica 'Pamina' (Japanese Anemone 'Pamina')
Anemone hupehensis var. japonica 'Pamina' (Japanese Anemone 'Pamina'): Double, deep pink flowers in late summer into autumn. Hardy and reliable. To 90cm
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.
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.
Aruncus dioicus (Goat's beard)
Aruncus dioicus (Goat's beard): Stately plant for larger borders or feature plant. Deeply divided foliage, frothy panicles of creamy white flowers in summer. Hardy. Up to 2m. [Collect Only]
Aster 'Little Carlow' (Syn. Symphyotrichum 'Little Carlow' (cordifolium hybrid))
Aster 'Little Carlow' (Syn. Symphyotrichum 'Little Carlow' (cordifolium hybrid)): Large sprays of small purplish blue flowers in autumn. Very reliable, easy to grow perennial. Hardy. Up to 1m.
Aster amellus 'King George' (Italian Aster 'King George')
Aster amellus 'King George' (Italian Aster 'King George'): Long-flowering, reliable Aster with violet-blue flowers in the autumn. Compact. Mildew-resistant. Bee-friendly. Hardy. Up to 45cm.
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.
Aster divaricatus (White wood aster. Syn. Eurybia divaricata)
Aster divaricatus (White wood aster. Syn. Eurybia divaricata): Upright dark stems with a mass of small white starry flowers. Large, oval dark green mildew resistant leaves. Good for shade. Hardy. Up to 60cm.
Aster ericoides 'Pink Cloud' (Syn. Symphyotrichum ericoides 'Pink Cloud)
Aster ericoides 'Pink Cloud' (Syn. Symphyotrichum ericoides 'Pink Cloud): Clouds of pink daisy flowers with a yellow centre, slender leaves. Long flowering and mildew-resistant. Hardy. Up to 80cm. [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 novi-belgii 'Winston Churchill' (Syn. Symphyotrichum novi-belgii 'Winston Churchill')
Aster novi-belgii 'Winston Churchill' (Syn. Symphyotrichum novi-belgii 'Winston Churchill'): Taller-flowering Aster with dark-pink semi-double flowers and yellow centre in the autumn. Bee-friendly. Hardy. Up to 80cm
Aster radula 'August Sky' (Syn. Eurybia radula 'August Sky')
Aster radula 'August Sky' (Syn. Eurybia radula 'August Sky'): Neat mounds of purple flowers on a compact plant from June to August
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. [Collect Only]
Aster x frikartii 'Wunder von Stafa'
Aster x frikartii 'Wunder von Stafa': Long-flowering Aster with light violet-blue flowers in autumn and dark foliage. Mildew-resistant. Bee-friendly. Hardy. Up to 70cm. AGM.
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.
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. [Collect Only]
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 'Abbey Road' (PBR) (Hattie's pincushion, Masterwort 'Abbey Road')
Astrantia major 'Abbey Road' (PBR) (Hattie's pincushion, Masterwort 'Abbey Road'): Dark violet-purple flowers on dark almost-black stems above green foliage. Long-flowering. Hardy. Up to 80cm. [Collect Only]
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 Gill Richardson Group (Hattie's pincushion, Masterwort 'Gill Richardson')
Astrantia major Gill Richardson Group (Hattie's pincushion, Masterwort 'Gill Richardson'): Superb variety with cherry red flowers held above strong green foliage. Repeat flowers readily if dead-headed. Hardy. Up to 90cm.
Astrantia maxima (Largest masterwort)
Astrantia maxima (Largest masterwort): Two-tone pink/green, long-lasting, starry flowers. Best in a bit of shade and moist soil. Hardy. Up to 60cm.
Bergenia 'Bressingham White' (Elephant's ears 'Bressingham White')
Bergenia 'Bressingham White' (Elephant's ears 'Bressingham White'): Large evergreen leaves turn reddish hues in winter. Clusters of white, pink tinged flowers in late winter. Hardy. Up to 35cm. [Collect Only]
Bergenia 'Overture' (Elephant's ears 'Overture')
Bergenia 'Overture' (Elephant's ears 'Overture'): Vibrant magenta flowers over deep green leaves that turn claret in winter. Hardy. Up to 30cm. [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 '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 '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. [Collect Only]
Brunnera macrophylla 'Looking Glass' (PBR) (Siberian bugloss 'Looking Glass')
Brunnera macrophylla 'Looking Glass' (PBR) (Siberian bugloss 'Looking Glass'): Almost entirely silver leaves, faint green veins. Sprays of forget-me-not blue flowers in spring. Excellent in shade. Hardy. Up to 45cm.
Calamagrostis brachytricha (Korean feather reed grass)
Calamagrostis brachytricha (Korean feather reed grass): Arching, plump spikes of silvery purplish flowerheads turning golden brown in winter.
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]
Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster' (Feather-reed grass 'Karl Foerster')
Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster' (Feather-reed grass 'Karl Foerster'): Deciduous grass which forms upright clumps, flowering purplish in June/July, fading to gold then blond through winter. Hardy. Up to 1.8m. [Collect Only]
Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Overdam' (Feather-reed grass 'Overdam')
Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Overdam' (Feather-reed grass 'Overdam'): Deciduous grass with upright clumps of narrow cream-striped leaves with stems of purplish flowers, which fade to blond through winter. Hardy. Up to 1.2m. [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 'Jordy' (Perennial cornflower 'Jordy')
Centaurea 'Jordy' (Perennial cornflower 'Jordy'): Beautiful maroon-purple flowers over felty silvery-green foliage. [Collect Only]
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]
Chaerophyllum hirsutum 'Roseum' (Hairy chervil 'Roseum')
Chaerophyllum hirsutum 'Roseum' (Hairy chervil 'Roseum'): Flat heads of tiny pink flowers over finely cut green foliage. Long flowering from early summer. Informal and soft. Up to 50cm. Hardy.
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.
Coreopsis verticillata 'Moonbeam' (Tickseed 'Moonbeam')
Coreopsis verticillata 'Moonbeam' (Tickseed 'Moonbeam'): Compact variety with pale lemon yellow daisy-like flowers. Held on wiry stems. Hardy. Long-flowering if dead-headed. Up to 60cm.
Crambe cordifolia
Crambe cordifolia: Huge sprays of white flowers over large, rhubarb-like leaves in early to mid-summer. Up to 1.5m. Hardy. [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]
Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora 'Solfatare'
Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora 'Solfatare': Sprays of burnt orange flowers over strappy bronze foliage in late summer. Height to 80cm. Hardy in well drained soils.
Cynoglossum nervosum (Himalayan hound's tongue)
Cynoglossum nervosum (Himalayan hound's tongue): Upright stems of clear blue flowers, like Forget-me-not, bright green hairy, lance-shaped leaves. Needs sun and well-drained soil. Hardy. Up to 60cm. [Collect Only]
Delphinium 'Astolat'
Delphinium 'Astolat': A pacific hybrid perennial with tall spikes of lilac pink flowers. Prefers full sun. Cottage garden favourite. Hardy. Up to 1.8m.
Dianthus anatolicus
Dianthus anatolicus: Compact evergreen plant with dense mound of foliage and delicate pink flowers in the spring. Hardy. Up to 15cm. [Collect Only]
Digitalis grandiflora (Yellow foxglove)
Digitalis grandiflora (Yellow foxglove): Perennial foxglove with yellow bell-shaped flowers above clumps of evergreen lance-shaped leaves. Bee-friendly. Hardy. Up to 1m. AGM
Dryopteris affinis 'Cristata The King'
Dryopteris affinis 'Cristata The King': Tall, semi-evergreen fern with arching fronds,each leaflet is divided (Crested). Best in moist semi-shade. Hardy. Up to 1.2m.
Echinacea pallida (Pale purple coneflower)
Echinacea pallida (Pale purple coneflower): Long slender pale purple petals hang from a central cone. Very attractive to bees/butterflies. To 1.2m. Hardy.
Echinacea purpurea 'Red Knee High' (PBR) (Coneflower 'Red Knee High')
Echinacea purpurea 'Red Knee High' (PBR) (Coneflower 'Red Knee High'): Large dark red daisy flowers in late summer. A more compact form. To 45cm. Hardy in light soils.
Echinops bannaticus 'Blue Globe' (Globe thistle)
Echinops bannaticus 'Blue Globe' (Globe thistle): Tall upright stems of bright blue globe flowers above clumps of spiny, grey-green leaves. Bee-friendly. Hardy. Up to 1.2m.
Echinops ritro (Globe Thistle)
Echinops ritro (Globe Thistle): Blue globes held above stout grey green foliage. Attractive to bees. Likes well drained soil and plenty of sun. Hardy. Up to 1m.
Echinops sphaerocephalus 'Arctic Glow' (Globe thistle 'Arctic Glow')
Echinops sphaerocephalus 'Arctic Glow' (Globe thistle 'Arctic Glow'): Tall upright stems of white globe flowers above clumps of spiny, grey-green leaves. Bee-friendly. Hardy. Up to 1m.
Erigeron 'Adria' (Fleabane 'Adria')
Erigeron 'Adria' (Fleabane 'Adria'): Mound forming perennial forming masses of semi-double purple flowers with central yellow disc. Hardy. Up to 60cm.
Erigeron 'Dunkelste Aller' (Fleabane 'Darkest of all')
Erigeron 'Dunkelste Aller' (Fleabane 'Darkest of all'): Large purple daisy flowers over a long season in summer. Great in sunny, dry borders. To 30cm. Hardy [Collect Only]
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.
Eupatorium fistulosum 'Bartered Bride' (Joe Pye Weed 'Bartered Bride')
Eupatorium fistulosum 'Bartered Bride' (Joe Pye Weed 'Bartered Bride'): Tall, dramatic plant with large creamy white flowerheads in late summer. Good for back of borders. Attractive to bees. Hardy. Up to 2m. [Collect Only]
Eupatorium maculatum 'Red Dwarf' (Joe Pye-weed 'Red Dwarf')
Eupatorium maculatum 'Red Dwarf' (Joe Pye-weed 'Red Dwarf'): A shorter form of the more common variety, with domes of purplish red flowers in late summer. To 2m. Hardy
Eupatorium maculatum 'Riesenschirm' (Joe Pye Weed 'Riesenschirm')
Eupatorium maculatum 'Riesenschirm' (Joe Pye Weed 'Riesenschirm'): Even taller than the species and a dramatic plant with huge heads of purplish pink flowers in late summer. Hardy. To 2.5m. [Collect Only]
Eupatorium maculatum Atropurpureum Group (Joe Pye-weed)
Eupatorium maculatum Atropurpureum Group (Joe Pye-weed): Tall, dramatic plant with domes of purplish pink flowers in late summer. Very attractive to bees. Hardy. To 2m.
Euphorbia characias Silver Swan = 'Wilcott' (PBR) (Spurge 'Silver Swan')
Euphorbia characias Silver Swan = 'Wilcott' (PBR) (Spurge 'Silver Swan'): A striking, variegated form with blue-green leaves edged in white. Green and white flowering bracts in late Spring.
Festuca amethystina
Festuca amethystina: Evergreen grass with elegant, dusky purple arching flower stalks very early in season, for a grass.
Filipendula 'Red Umbrellas' (Meadowsweet 'Red Umbrellas')
Filipendula 'Red Umbrellas' (Meadowsweet 'Red Umbrellas'): Green leaves, deeply veined with crimson, with clouds of fluffy pink flowers. Compact variety. Prefers a moist soil. Hardy. Up to 70cm. [Collect Only]
Filipendula rubra 'Venusta' (Meadowsweet 'Venusta')
Filipendula rubra 'Venusta' (Meadowsweet 'Venusta'): Cultivated form of Meadowsweet with large heads of deep pink flowers like candyfloss.Tall plant up to 2.5m. Prefers moist but well-drained soil
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]
Gaura lindheimeri Rosyjane = 'Harrosy' (PBR) (Gaura 'Rosyjane')
Gaura lindheimeri Rosyjane = 'Harrosy' (PBR) (Gaura 'Rosyjane'): Airy sprays of pink flowers with a white petal centre. Perennial, but dislikes winter wet and doesn't thrive outdoors in cold areas. To 80cm.
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 'Anne Thomson' (Cranesbill 'Anne Thomson')
Geranium 'Anne Thomson' (Cranesbill 'Anne Thomson'): Large magenta flowers over bright gold/green foliage. Height to 60cm. Fully hardy.
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.
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 'Elke' (Cranesbill 'Elke')
Geranium 'Elke' (Cranesbill 'Elke'): Compact, long flowering with pink, white centred, white edged flowers.
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.
Geranium 'Little David' (Cranesbill 'Little David')
Geranium 'Little David' (Cranesbill 'Little David'): A low-growing compact geranium with vibrant magenta pink flowers held above deeply divided foliage. Prefers a sunny spot. Hardy. Up to 20cm.
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. [Collect Only]
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 clarkei 'Kashmir Purple' (Cranesbill 'Kashmir Purple')
Geranium clarkei 'Kashmir Purple' (Cranesbill 'Kashmir Purple'): Rich purple flowers with darker veins above attractive finely divided dark green leaves. Good as ground cover. Hardy. Up to 50cm.
Geranium maculatum 'Beth Chatto' (Spotted cranesbill 'Beth Chatto')
Geranium maculatum 'Beth Chatto' (Spotted cranesbill 'Beth Chatto'): Very pretty palest purple flowers held above attractive green foliage. To 50cm. Hardy.
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 maculatum 'Vickie Lynn' (Spotted cranesbill 'Vickie Lynn')
Geranium maculatum 'Vickie Lynn' (Spotted cranesbill 'Vickie Lynn'): Pale lavender flowers above a clump of fresh green divided leaves. Prefers soil that doesn't dry out in summer. Hardy. Up to 45cm.
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.
Geranium pratense 'Striatum' (SPLISH SPLASH) (Meadow cranesbill 'Splish Splash')
Geranium pratense 'Striatum' (SPLISH SPLASH) (Meadow cranesbill 'Splish Splash'): Classic white cranesbill type flower mottled with purple streaks. To 60cm. Hardy. [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 sanguineum 'Album' (Bloody cranesbill 'Album')
Geranium sanguineum 'Album' (Bloody cranesbill 'Album'): Pure white flowers over a mat of dark green leaves. Height to 20cm. Fully hardy. [Collect Only]
Geranium sanguineum 'Ankum's Pride' (Bloody cranesbill 'Ankum's Pride')
Geranium sanguineum 'Ankum's Pride' (Bloody cranesbill 'Ankum's Pride'): A low-growing geranium with rose pink flowers with darker veins, above a mat of divided foliage. Hardy. Up to 15cm.
Geranium sanguineum 'Elsbeth'
Geranium sanguineum 'Elsbeth': A low-growing geranium with magenta pink flowers, above a mat of divided foliage. Hardy. Up to 15cm.
Geranium sanguineum 'Max Frei' (Bloody cranesbill 'Max Frei')
Geranium sanguineum 'Max Frei' (Bloody cranesbill 'Max Frei'): Neat mounds of bright pink flowers over dense, semi-evergreen foliage.
Geranium sanguineum 'Tiny Monster' (Bloody cranesbill 'Tiny Monster')
Geranium sanguineum 'Tiny Monster' (Bloody cranesbill 'Tiny Monster'): A low-growing geranium with vibrant pink flowers with dark veins, with deeply divided foliage. Good ground cover. Hardy. Up to 30cm.
Geranium sanguineum var. striatum (Striped bloody cranesbill)
Geranium sanguineum var. striatum (Striped bloody cranesbill): Really pretty palest pink flowers with darker pink veins. Forms low growing mats or mounds.
Geranium sylvaticum 'Mayflower' (Wood cranesbill 'Mayflower')
Geranium sylvaticum 'Mayflower' (Wood cranesbill 'Mayflower'): Tall variety of geranium with erect stems of violet-purple flowers with a white centre, above deeply divided leaves. Hardy. Up to 75cm. [Collect Only]
Geranium wlassovianum
Geranium wlassovianum: Warm purple flowers over attractive velvety foliage. Excellent autumn foliage colour.
Geranium x cantabrigiense 'Westray' (PBR) (Cranesbill 'Westray')
Geranium x cantabrigiense 'Westray' (PBR) (Cranesbill 'Westray'): Bright pink flowers on a low mound of small, near-evergreen leaves, red-flushed in late summer. To 20cm. Hardy [Collect Only]
Geranium x magnificum (Purple cranesbill)
Geranium x magnificum (Purple cranesbill): Covered in a mass of rich, violet-blue flowers in early summer. Large, slightly felty leaves. Vigorous but a short flowering season. Up to 70cm.
Geum 'Georgenberg' (Avens 'Georgenburg')
Geum 'Georgenberg' (Avens 'Georgenburg'): Gold flowers held atop reddish stems in early to mid-summer. To 30cm. Hardy [Collect Only]
Geum 'Lemon Drops' (Avens 'Lemon Drops')
Geum 'Lemon Drops' (Avens 'Lemon Drops'): Primrose yellow flowers, semi-evergreen foliage. To 50cm. Hardy and reliable. [Collect Only]
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. [Collect Only]
Geum 'Mrs Bradshaw' (Avens 'Mrs Bradshaw')
Geum 'Mrs Bradshaw' (Avens 'Mrs Bradshaw'): Large double crimson-orange flowers in early-summer - a very eye-catching plant. Height to 70cm. Hardy
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. [Collect Only]
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. [Collect Only]
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. [Collect Only]
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 [Collect Only]
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 'Mardi Gras' (Sneezeweed 'Mardi Gras')
Helenium 'Mardi Gras' (Sneezeweed 'Mardi Gras'): Bright orange petals, splashed with yellow and brown central cone in late summer. Long flowering if cut back flowered stems. [Collect Only]
Helenium 'Moerheim Beauty' (Sneezeweed 'Moerheim Beauty')
Helenium 'Moerheim Beauty' (Sneezeweed 'Moerheim Beauty'): Brilliant coppery-red flowers with swept back petals and a central chocolate boss in late summer. To 1.2m. [Collect Only]
Helenium 'Sahins Early Flowerer' (Sneezeweed 'Sahins Early Flowerer')
Helenium 'Sahins Early Flowerer' (Sneezeweed 'Sahins Early Flowerer'): Orange and gold streaked flowers with swept back petals and central bronze boss in late summer. To 1.4m. Hardy. [Collect Only]
Helianthus 'Lemon Queen' (Perennial sunflower)
Helianthus 'Lemon Queen' (Perennial sunflower): Strong and tall perennial sunflower with pale yellow flowers. Good for cut-flowers. Late summer colour. Hardy. Up to 2m.
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]
Helleborus x sternii (Stern's hybrid hellebore)
Helleborus x sternii (Stern's hybrid hellebore): Evergreen perennial with blue-green leaves, purple stems and pale green bowl shaped flowers. Needs a sheltered spot. Up to 35cm.
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 [Collect Only]
Hemerocallis 'Happy Returns' (Daylily 'Happy Returns')
Hemerocallis 'Happy Returns' (Daylily 'Happy Returns'): Compact daylily with cheery lemon yellow flowers. Very free flowering, ideal for a sunny spot. To 40cm. Hardy. [Collect Only]
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. [Collect Only]
Hemerocallis 'Summer Wine' (Day Lily 'Summer Wine')
Hemerocallis 'Summer Wine' (Day Lily 'Summer Wine'): A clump-forming perennial with handsome, sword-shaped, arching leaves. Large maroon-red flowers in summer. Hardy. Up to 60cm [Collect Only]
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.
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.
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. [Collect Only]
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 'Gull's Wing' (Siberian Iris 'Gull's Wing')
Iris sibirica 'Gull's Wing' (Siberian Iris 'Gull's Wing'): Pure white flowers with a greeny yellow throat, over strappy green foliage. Prefers moist soil. Makes a bold clump. Hardy. Up to 1m. [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]
Kalimeris yomena 'Shogun' (Japanese Aster)
Kalimeris yomena 'Shogun' (Japanese Aster): Lavender, daisy flowers above attractive variegated leaves. Flowering late summer. Prefers full sun/moist soil. Hardy. Up to 60cm. [Collect Only]
Knautia macedonica (Macedonian scabious)
Knautia macedonica (Macedonian scabious): Lovely dark pink, scabious-like flowers from early to late summer.
Leucanthemella serotina
Leucanthemella serotina: Very late flowering perennial, tall white flowers with ochre centres in October. Hardy. Up to 1.4m. [Collect Only]
Leucanthemum 'Goldfinch (Shasta Daisy 'Goldfinch')
Leucanthemum 'Goldfinch (Shasta Daisy 'Goldfinch'): Semi-double creamy yellow flowers which fade slowly to ivory white
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 'Becky' (Shasta daisy 'Becky')
Leucanthemum x superbum 'Becky' (Shasta daisy 'Becky'): Shasta daisy with clean white flowers with golden centre. Long flowering season. Ideal for sunny border. Hardy. Up to 1m. [Collect Only]
Liatris spicata 'Kobold' (Gayfeather 'Kobold')
Liatris spicata 'Kobold' (Gayfeather 'Kobold'): Plump spikes of purple flowers in mid to late summer. Likes dryish soil in a sunny spot. To 80cm. Hardy [Collect Only]
Libertia grandiflora (Libertia)
Libertia grandiflora (Libertia): Starry white flowers above stiff, slender strappy green foliage. To 90cm.
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 'Queen Victoria' (Cardinal flower 'Queen Victoria')
Lobelia cardinalis 'Queen Victoria' (Cardinal flower 'Queen Victoria'): Upright spikes of red leaves, topped with scarlet flowers. A perennial, but can be short lived. to 80cm. Hardy.
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.
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.
Lobelia x speciosa 'Tania'
Lobelia x speciosa 'Tania': Dramatic spikes of brightest pink flowers in late summer.
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
Lythrum salicaria 'Blush' (Loosestrife 'Blush')
Lythrum salicaria 'Blush' (Loosestrife 'Blush'): Tapering, sturdy spikes of soft pink flowers in mid to late summer. To 1.2m. Hardy
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 'Dropmore Purple' (Wand loosestrife 'Dropmore Purple')
Lythrum virgatum 'Dropmore Purple' (Wand loosestrife 'Dropmore Purple'): Upright spikes of purple-pink flowers in the mid-summer with lance-like foliage. Prefers a moist soil. Hardy. Up to 1m.
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 'Malepartus'
Miscanthus sinensis 'Malepartus': Flowering grass with tall, pink tinged flowers in late summer into autumn. Arching dark green foliage with prominent white midrib. Height to 2m. Hardy. [Collect Only]
Miscanthus sinensis 'Morning Light'
Miscanthus sinensis 'Morning Light': Elegant grass sporting fine green leaves with silvery-white central stripee. Flowers in late summer. Height to 1.3m. Hardy. [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
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]
Monarda 'Fireball' (PBR) (Bee Balm/Bergamot 'Fireball')
Monarda 'Fireball' (PBR) (Bee Balm/Bergamot 'Fireball'): Whorls of scarlet-red flowers above clumps of lance-like aromatic foliage. Long flowering. Prefers a moist soil. Hardy. Up to 60cm.
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.
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]
Papaver atlanticum (Atlas poppy)
Papaver atlanticum (Atlas poppy): Orange single flowers held on a wiry stem above a rosette of blue-green leaves. Short lived perennial, but may set seed. Hardy. Up to 50cm.
Papaver orientale 'Beauty of Livermere' (Oriental poppy 'Beauty of Livermere')
Papaver orientale 'Beauty of Livermere' (Oriental poppy 'Beauty of Livermere'): Brilliant red papery flowers with black central splash, softly hairy bright green leaves. Flowers in early summer. To 50cm. Hardy.
Papaver orientale 'Patty's Plum' (Oriental poppy 'Patty's Plum')
Papaver orientale 'Patty's Plum' (Oriental poppy 'Patty's Plum'): Huge sultry, antique bronzey purple flowers held above green hairy leaves
Papaver orientale 'Royal Wedding'
Papaver orientale 'Royal Wedding': Clear white flowers with a dark centre above hairy foliage. Prefers a well-drained sunny site Hardy. Up to 60cm.
Penstemon 'Apple Blossom'
Penstemon 'Apple Blossom': Pale pink tubular flowers with a white throat over semi-evergreen, narrow foliage. Frost hardy. To 70cm. [Collect Only]
Penstemon 'Pensham Czar'
Penstemon 'Pensham Czar': Bright purple flowers with white throat. Very long flowering - up to five months, especially if regularly dead-headed. To 50cm. Frost hardy.
Penstemon 'Pensham Laura'
Penstemon 'Pensham Laura': White flowers with bright lipstick pink edges to the petals. Very showy and long flowering. [Collect Only]
Penstemon 'Raven'
Penstemon 'Raven': Darkest purple-red tubular flowers over semi-evergreen foliage.
Penstemon 'White Bedder'
Penstemon 'White Bedder': Pure white tubular flowers over semi-evergreen foliage. Frost-hardy perennial. Up to 60cm.
Persicaria affinis 'Superba' (Knotweed 'Superba')
Persicaria affinis 'Superba' (Knotweed 'Superba'): Semi-evergreen ground cover plant with short rosy red flower spikes in mid to late summer. Hardy. Up to 30cm
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 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 'David' (Phlox 'David')
Phlox paniculata 'David' (Phlox 'David'): An excellent phlox with clean white flowers and a delightful scent. To 1.2m. 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 'Miss Pepper'
Phlox paniculata 'Miss Pepper': Tall phlox variety with dark stems and pink flowers with a deep pink eye. Lovely fragrance. Hardy. Up to 1m. [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]
Phlox subulata 'Lilacina' (Moss phlox 'Lilacina')
Phlox subulata 'Lilacina' (Moss phlox 'Lilacina'): Pale blue star-like flowers above a cushion of hairy narrow leaves. Good for alpine beds or rockeries. Hardy. Up to 15cm.
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.
Polemonium caeruleum Brise d'Anjou = 'Blanjou' (Jacob's Ladder 'Brise d'Anjou')
Polemonium caeruleum Brise d'Anjou = 'Blanjou' (Jacob's Ladder 'Brise d'Anjou'): Variegated polemonium with ferny creamy yellow and green foliage. It has delicate cup-shaped lilac blue flowers in early summer. Hardy. Up to 60cm.
Polemonium caeruleum f. albiflorum (Jacob's Ladder - white form)
Polemonium caeruleum f. albiflorum (Jacob's Ladder - white form): Clusters of pure white flowers over foliage with leaflets arranged in pairs.Good in part shade. To 50cm. Hardy.
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
Potentilla 'Arc-en-ciel' (Cinquefoil 'Arc-en-ciel')
Potentilla 'Arc-en-ciel' (Cinquefoil 'Arc-en-ciel'): Double, rich red flowers flecked with yellow at the petal edges. Easy and trouble-free plant, ideal for well drained borders in sun or part shade [Collect Only]
Potentilla 'Blazeaway' (Cinquefoil 'Blazeaway')
Potentilla 'Blazeaway' (Cinquefoil 'Blazeaway'): Zingy orange flowers, flecked with yellow and red in summer over clumps of dark green foliage. Hardy. Up to 50cm. [Collect Only]
Potentilla 'Esta Ann' (Cinquefoil 'Esta Ann')
Potentilla 'Esta Ann' (Cinquefoil 'Esta Ann'): Vibrant yellow flowers with a red centre held well above a mound of dark green strawberry-like foliage. Hardy. Up to 40cm.
Potentilla 'Gibsons Scarlet' (Cinquefoil 'Gibsons Scarlet')
Potentilla 'Gibsons Scarlet' (Cinquefoil 'Gibsons Scarlet'): Loose sprays of single crimson flowers in summer. Long flowering period. Hardy. Up to 50cm.
Potentilla nepalensis 'Miss Willmott' (Cinquefoil 'Miss Willmott')
Potentilla nepalensis 'Miss Willmott' (Cinquefoil 'Miss Willmott'): Cherry pink flowers with a darker centre above dark green strawberrry-like foliage.
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 (Drumstick primula)
Primula denticulata (Drumstick primula): Round heads of purple, occasionally white flowers above a rosette of green leaves. [Collect Only]
Primula denticulata 'Rubin' (Drumstick primula 'Rubin')
Primula denticulata 'Rubin' (Drumstick primula 'Rubin'): Dark pink/magenta balls of flowers on sturdy stems. To 25cm. Hardy
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 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. [Collect Only]
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. [Collect Only]
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.
Rheum palmatum 'Atrosanguineum' (Ornamental rhubarb 'Atrosanguineum')
Rheum palmatum 'Atrosanguineum' (Ornamental rhubarb 'Atrosanguineum'): Very large, deeply dissected green leaves with plum-coloured undersides. Sprays of rich pink flowers in summer. [Collect Only]
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.
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.
Rudbeckia maxima (Great Coneflower)
Rudbeckia maxima (Great Coneflower): Very tall, upright Rudbeckia with large, bright yellow cones with black eyes in late summer
Salvia guaranitica 'Blue Enigma' (Anise-scented sage 'Blue Enigma')
Salvia guaranitica 'Blue Enigma' (Anise-scented sage 'Blue Enigma'): Tall spikes of deep blue, flowers. Frost-hardy. Up to 1.2m. Prefers full sun and a sheltered spot. Late summer. Attractive to bees. [Collect Only]
Salvia nemorosa 'Caradonna' (Balkan Clary 'Caradonna')
Salvia nemorosa 'Caradonna' (Balkan Clary 'Caradonna'): Rich purple spikes in early summer - just in time for Chelsea Flower Show at which is widely used.To 50cm. Hardy
Salvia nemorosa 'Ostfriesland' (Balkan Clary 'Ostfriesland')
Salvia nemorosa 'Ostfriesland' (Balkan Clary 'Ostfriesland'): Masses of upright spikes of purple flowers in mid summer. Easy and trouble free. To 50cm. Hardy
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 'Little Angel' (Burnet 'Little Angel')
Sanguisorba 'Little Angel' (Burnet 'Little Angel'): Brand new variety. Compact plant with maroon button flowers and variegated foliage. Hardy. Up to 30cm. Hardy.
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 menziesii (Menzies' burnet)
Sanguisorba menziesii (Menzies' burnet): Long maroon spikes in late summer over clumps of frondy, grey green foliage. To 60cm. Fully hardy
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]
Sanguisorba officinalis 'Shiro-fukurin' (Burnet 'Shiro-fukurin')
Sanguisorba officinalis 'Shiro-fukurin' (Burnet 'Shiro-fukurin'): Nicely variegated green and white leaves, maroon bobble flowers in late summer.
Sanguisorba tenuifolia 'Pink Elephant'
Sanguisorba tenuifolia 'Pink Elephant': Tall plant with arching pink bottle-brush flowers over fine, frondy foliage. To 1.5m Hardy. [Collect Only]
Sanguisorba tenuifolia var. alba
Sanguisorba tenuifolia var. alba: Soft arching white bottle-brush flowers over fine, frondy foliage. To 1.5m Hardy. [Collect Only]
Scabiosa caucasica 'Clive Greaves' (Scabious 'Clive Greaves')
Scabiosa caucasica 'Clive Greaves' (Scabious 'Clive Greaves'): A very good reliable old variety of scabious with large blue frilled flowers over lance-shaped grey-green foliage. Height to 60cm. Hardy.
Sedum 'Jose Aubergine' (PBR) (Syn. Hylotelephium 'Jose Aubergine')
Sedum 'Jose Aubergine' (PBR) (Syn. Hylotelephium 'Jose Aubergine'): Dark purple stems and flat heads of dusky pink flowers. Very attractive to bees/butterflies. Up to 60cm.
Sedum 'Red Cauli' (Syn. Hylotelephium 'Red Cauli')
Sedum 'Red Cauli' (Syn. Hylotelephium 'Red Cauli'): Tight domes of bright pinkish red flowers on short, red tinted stems.
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 'Loveliness' (Prairie mallow 'Loveliness')
Sidalcea 'Loveliness' (Prairie mallow 'Loveliness'): Pale pink flowers on upright spikes in mid-summer. Round, glossy, semi-evergreen leaves. To 75cm. Hardy. [Collect Only]
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]
Stachys officinalis 'Hummelo' (Betony 'Hummelo')
Stachys officinalis 'Hummelo' (Betony 'Hummelo'): Upright spikes of rosy purple flowers above pointed dark green foliage. Very attractive to bees. To 50cm. Hardy.
Stipa gigantea (Golden oats)
Stipa gigantea (Golden oats): Evergreen grass with tall stems and panicles of oat-like purple-green flowers which ripen to gold. Up to 2m.
Stokesia laevis 'Alba' (Stoke's aster)
Stokesia laevis 'Alba' (Stoke's aster): Large fluffy white flowers in mid summer above slender green leaves. Likes a well drained but fertile soil in full sun. Up to 60cm. Hardy
Stokesia laevis 'Blue Star' (Stoke's aster 'Blue Star')
Stokesia laevis 'Blue Star' (Stoke's aster 'Blue Star'): Large fluffy blue flowers in mid-summer, slender green leaves. To 40cm. Hardy
Stokesia laevis 'Mary Gregory' (Stoke's aster 'Mary Gregory')
Stokesia laevis 'Mary Gregory' (Stoke's aster 'Mary Gregory'): Large fluffy lemon yellow flowers in mid summer above slender green leaves. To 40cm. Hardy
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 rochebruneanum (Meadow rue)
Thalictrum rochebruneanum (Meadow rue): Airy sprays of lavender flowers with yellow stamens on tall purple-tinged stems. To 1.4m. Hardy [Collect Only]
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.
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.
Trollius x cultorum 'Lemon Queen' (Globeflower 'Lemon Queen')
Trollius x cultorum 'Lemon Queen' (Globeflower 'Lemon Queen'): A clump-forming perennial with glossy deeply divided leaves. Pale yellow flowers in late spring and early summer. Hardy. Up to 60cm. [Collect Only]
Veronica austriaca 'Crater Lake Blue' (Speedwell 'Crater Lake Blue')
Veronica austriaca 'Crater Lake Blue' (Speedwell 'Crater Lake Blue'): Vivid blue spikes above a mound of green foliage.To 30cm. Hardy.
Veronica longifolia (Long-leaved speedwell)
Veronica longifolia (Long-leaved speedwell): Tall spires of blue flowers above long, slender foliage. To 1.5m. Hardy. [Collect Only]
Veronica longifolia 'Charlotte' (PBR) (Long-leaved speedwell 'Charlotte')
Veronica longifolia 'Charlotte' (PBR) (Long-leaved speedwell 'Charlotte'): Spikes of white flowers, slender variegated leaves. Good in sun or part shade. Hardy. Height to 40cm. [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 'Album' (Culver's Root 'Album')
Veronicastrum virginicum 'Album' (Culver's Root 'Album'): Slender spikes of white flowers above rising whorls of slender green leaves. To 1.5m. Hardy
Veronicastrum virginicum 'Fascination' (Culver's Root 'Fascination')
Veronicastrum virginicum 'Fascination' (Culver's Root 'Fascination'): One of the best cultivars with tall tapering spires of warm purple/blue flowers in mid-summer. To 1.8m. Hardy. [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]