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Aconitum carmichaelii 'Arendsii' (Monkshood 'Arendsii')
Aconitum carmichaelii 'Arendsii' (Monkshood 'Arendsii'): Tall spires of hooded rich blue flowers in late summer. Attractive foliage spring to autumn. To 1.5m. Hardy. [Collect Only]
Aconitum napellus (Monkshood)
Aconitum napellus (Monkshood): Dark blue hooded flowers over finely divided foliage. This Aconitum flowers early, in late spring/early summer. Height to 1.5m. Hardy. [Collect Only]
Actaea pachypoda (white baneberry)
Actaea pachypoda (white baneberry): Grown mainly for its pure white berries in autumn, each with a black 'eye' on a red stalk. Hardy. Up to 1m. [Collect Only]
Actaea simplex 'Brunette' (Baneberry 'Brunette' (Previously known as Cimicifuga))
Actaea simplex 'Brunette' (Baneberry 'Brunette' (Previously known as Cimicifuga)): Spires of scented white flowers in late summer over very attractive ferny dark foliage. A superb plant in part shade. Hardy. Up to 1.5m
Actaea simplex 'Hillside Black Beauty' (Baneberry 'Hillside Black Beauty' (Previously known as Cimicifu)
Actaea simplex 'Hillside Black Beauty' (Baneberry 'Hillside Black Beauty' (Previously known as Cimicifu): Spires of scented pale pink flowers in late summer over very attractive ferny dark foliage. A great statement plant for part shade. Hardy. Up to 1.5m [Collect Only]
Althaea cannabina (Hemp leaved Hollyhock)
Althaea cannabina (Hemp leaved Hollyhock): Very tall, slender, wandy stems with shell pink flowers in late summer
Amsonia hubrichtii (Hubricht's bluestar)
Amsonia hubrichtii (Hubricht's bluestar): Clumps of soft feathery green foliage and palest blue star-like flowers in late Spring. Textural plant. Attractive autumn colour. Up to 60cm. Hardy
Armeria maritima 'Splendens' (Thrift 'Splendens')
Armeria maritima 'Splendens' (Thrift 'Splendens'): Cushion-forming with linear dark green leaves, bright carmine pink flowerheads. Max Height 25cm. Flowers May to June. Full sun. Hardy.
Aruncus aethusifolius (Goat's beard)
Aruncus aethusifolius (Goat's beard): Lovely fresh ferny foliage which turn golden in the autumn. Spikes of creamy white flowers in early summer. Hardy. Up to 50cm.
Athyrium niponicum 'Red Beauty' (Japanese painted fern 'Red Beauty')
Athyrium niponicum 'Red Beauty' (Japanese painted fern 'Red Beauty'): Deciduous fern with silvery green arching fronds with reddish-purple stems. Prefers a moist shady site. Hardy. Up to 50cm. [Collect Only]
Baptisia 'Indigo Spires' (Indigo weed 'Indigo Spires')
Baptisia 'Indigo Spires' (Indigo weed 'Indigo Spires'): Spikes of violet-blue pea-like flowers with a yellow edge above a mound of grey-green foliage. Long flowering. Hardy. Up to 1.2m
Baptisia australis (Indigo weed)
Baptisia australis (Indigo weed): Spires of lipped indigo flowers over olive-green foliage. Flowering height 1.2m.
Baptisia australis 'Alba' (Indigo weed - white form)
Baptisia australis 'Alba' (Indigo weed - white form): Spires of lipped white flowers over olive-green foliage. Hardy. Flowering height 1.2m.
Bletilla striata (Hyacinth orchid)
Bletilla striata (Hyacinth orchid): Pink orchid flowers on arching stems and sword-like leaves in late spring. Frost-hardy, so needs a sheltered spot. Up to 20cm.
Cichorium intybus f. album (Chicory- white form)
Cichorium intybus f. album (Chicory- white form): White flowered form of wild chicory. Tall stems, flat white flowers in late summer. Needs a bit of support. Hardy. Up to 2m. [Collect Only]
Deschampsia cespitosa (Tufted hair grass)
Deschampsia cespitosa (Tufted hair grass): Summer flowering grass with airy silvery purple flower heads which keep their structure long into winter. Hardy. Up to 1.2m.
Deschampsia cespitosa 'Goldschleier' (Tufted hair grass 'Goldschleier')
Deschampsia cespitosa 'Goldschleier' (Tufted hair grass 'Goldschleier'): Summer flowering grass. Airy golden flower heads keep their structure long into winter. Hardy. Up to 1m.
Deschampsia cespitosa 'Goldtau' (Tufted hair grass 'Goldtau')
Deschampsia cespitosa 'Goldtau' (Tufted hair grass 'Goldtau'): Early flowering grass, in flower by mid-July. Airy flower plumes which shimmer if catch the light. Shorter than many varieties.
Deschampsia cespitosa 'Schottland'
Deschampsia cespitosa 'Schottland': Summer flowering grass with dark green leaves and airy silvery purple flower heads, keep their structure long into winter. Hardy. Up to 1.2m.
Dicentra 'King of Hearts'
Dicentra 'King of Hearts': Bright rose pendent flowers held above blue-green ferny foliage. Likes a sheltered spot in dappled shade, not too dry. Hardy. Up to 25cm. [Collect Only]
Dicentra 'Stuart Boothman' (Bleeding heart 'Stuart Boothman')
Dicentra 'Stuart Boothman' (Bleeding heart 'Stuart Boothman'): Deep pink flowers held above blue-green ferny foliage. Likes a sheltered spot in dappled shade, not too dry. Hardy. Up to 35cm.
Dierama pulcherrimum 'Alba' (Angel's Fishing Rod)
Dierama pulcherrimum 'Alba' (Angel's Fishing Rod): Tall, wiry, arching stems with white nodding bells. Lovely near water or over paths. To 1.5m. [Collect Only]
Digitalis x mertonensis (Strawberry foxglove)
Digitalis x mertonensis (Strawberry foxglove): Large, dusky pink flowers on sturdy spikes in mid-summer. Hardy. To 90cm.
Disporum longistylum 'Green Giant'
Disporum longistylum 'Green Giant': Elegant woodlander with white-green, pendant flowers and glossy dark evergreen leaves. Bamboo-like form, prefers a shady spot. Hardy. Up to 1.2m. [Collect Only]
Disporum uniflorum (One-flowered disporum)
Disporum uniflorum (One-flowered disporum): An unusual woodland plant with tall stems of arching pale yellow bell shaped flowers in spring. Black berries in the autumn. Hardy. Up to 60cm. [Collect Only]
Dodecatheon meadia (Shooting stars, American cowslip)
Dodecatheon meadia (Shooting stars, American cowslip): Bright pink flowers in spring, swept back to reveal a yellow 'nose'. Hardy, but best grown in a sheltered spot. Up to 20cm.
Echinacea purpurea 'Green Twister' (Coneflower 'Green Twister')
Echinacea purpurea 'Green Twister' (Coneflower 'Green Twister'): A new variety with a unusual mix of purple and lime green flowers with upturned petals and a central dark cone. Hardy. Up to 60cm.
Echinacea purpurea 'Magnus Superior' (Coneflower 'Magnus Superior')
Echinacea purpurea 'Magnus Superior' (Coneflower 'Magnus Superior'): Superb form with tall stems of pink daisy flowers with a central brown cone. Prefers full sun and good drainage. Hardy. Up to 1m. [Collect Only]
Echinacea purpurea 'Rubinstern' (Coneflower 'Rubinstern')
Echinacea purpurea 'Rubinstern' (Coneflower 'Rubinstern'): Large pink flowers with a big golden central cone in late summer
Echinacea purpurea 'White Swan' (coneflower 'White Swan')
Echinacea purpurea 'White Swan' (coneflower 'White Swan'): A very good pure white form with central golden cone.
Eryngium bourgatii Graham Stuart Thomas's selection (Sea Holly Graham Stuart Thomas's selection)
Eryngium bourgatii Graham Stuart Thomas's selection (Sea Holly Graham Stuart Thomas's selection): Spiny, violet blue flowers in summer of even spinier blue-green leaves with white mid-ribs.
Eryngium ebracteatum var. poterioides
Eryngium ebracteatum var. poterioides: Tall and evergreen with attractive blue-green foliage and wiry stems of red-brown bobble-like flowers, Sanguisorba-like. Hardy. Up to 1.5m. [Collect Only]
Eryngium planum 'Blue Hobbit' (Sea Holly 'Blue Hobbit')
Eryngium planum 'Blue Hobbit' (Sea Holly 'Blue Hobbit'): A more compact form with steely blue flowers on dark stems. Spiny glaucous foliage. Loves sunshine and very well-drained gritty soil. Hardy. Up to 30cm.
Eryngium x zabelii 'Big Blue (Sea Holly 'Big Blue)
Eryngium x zabelii 'Big Blue (Sea Holly 'Big Blue): Large electric-blue thimble-shaped flowers with a spiky collar and silver-green foliage. Long flowering and bee-friendly. Hardy. Up to 75cm [Collect Only]
Eryngium x zabelii 'Jos Eijking' (Sea Holly 'Jos Eijking')
Eryngium x zabelii 'Jos Eijking' (Sea Holly 'Jos Eijking'): Large steely blue bracts surround a dome of tiny blue flowers in summer. Long-lasting flowers.Thrives in a sunny,dry spot. To 70cm. Hardy. [Collect Only]
Eryngium x zabelii 'Violetta' (Sea Holly 'Violetta')
Eryngium x zabelii 'Violetta' (Sea Holly 'Violetta'): Deep dark-blue form of the Sea Holly with bracts surrounding a dome of tiny blue flowers. Thrives in sunny, dry gardens. Hardy. Up to 80cm.
Euphorbia characias subsp. wulfenii (Mediterranean spurge)
Euphorbia characias subsp. wulfenii (Mediterranean spurge): Evergreen perennial with blue-green leaves and vibrant lime-green flowers in early summer. Prefers full sun. Hardy to about -10C, but not for long periods. Up to 1.2m. [Collect Only]
Euphorbia x martini 'Baby Charm' (Martin's spurge 'Baby Charm')
Euphorbia x martini 'Baby Charm' (Martin's spurge 'Baby Charm'): Compact form of Euphorbia x martini, very neat and tidy. Apple green flowers with red capsules. Hardy in free-draining soil. To 50cm.
Gaura lindheimeri 'Whirling Butterflies'
Gaura lindheimeri 'Whirling Butterflies': Airy stems of white flowers from pink buds, flowering in midsummer. Best in full sun, in well drained soil and a sheltered spot. Up to 1m.
Gentiana asclepiadea (Willow gentian)
Gentiana asclepiadea (Willow gentian): Deep blue, trumpet-shaped flowers on tall, arching stems. Willow-like leaves Prefers some shade. Hardy. Up to 1m.
Geranium palmatum
Geranium palmatum: Bright pink flowers held on wiry stems above rosettes of evergreen foliage. To 60cm. Frost hardy. [Collect Only]
Gillenia trifoliata (Bowman's root)
Gillenia trifoliata (Bowman's root): Lovely plant with starry white flowers held high over elegant foliage. Great in light shade. Hardy.
Hosta 'Devon Green'
Hosta 'Devon Green': Elegant hosta with tapering, dark green, fine-veined leaves. Lilac flowers in summer
Kniphofia 'Nobilis' (Red hot poker 'Nobilis')
Kniphofia 'Nobilis' (Red hot poker 'Nobilis'): Tall, heavy spikes of orange flowers on stiff stems in late summer. A bold statement in open, dry, sunny areas [Collect Only]
Kniphofia 'Tawny King' (Red hot poker 'Tawny King')
Kniphofia 'Tawny King' (Red hot poker 'Tawny King'): Tall, hefty spikes of creamy orange flowers on bronze stems in mid-late summer. Superb in sunny, dry borders. [Collect Only]
Kniphofia 'Timothy' (Red hot poker 'Timothy')
Kniphofia 'Timothy' (Red hot poker 'Timothy'): Tall spikes of creamy orange flowers on bronze stems in mid-late summer. Superb in sunny, dry borders. To 1.2m. Hardy
Lamprocapnos spectabilis 'Alba' (formerly Dicentra) (Bleeding Heart, Dicentra)
Lamprocapnos spectabilis 'Alba' (formerly Dicentra) (Bleeding Heart, Dicentra): Pure white form of the familiar Bleeding Heart. [Collect Only]
Lamprocapnos spectabilis 'Valentine' (Bleeding Heart, Dicentra)
Lamprocapnos spectabilis 'Valentine' (Bleeding Heart, Dicentra): Superb warm red flowered version of this familiar spring flowerer. Hardy. Up to 80cm. [Collect Only]
Liatris spicata 'Alba'
Liatris spicata 'Alba': Spikes of white flowers in mid to late summer. Very useful vertical accent. Bees adore it. To 80cm. Hardy
Limonium platyphyllum (Broad leaved Statice)
Limonium platyphyllum (Broad leaved Statice): A froth of tiny lavender blue flowers on stiff stems in mid-summer. Likes a dry sunny spot. To 60cm.
Lychnis chalcedonica 'Carnea' (Maltese Cross 'Carnea')
Lychnis chalcedonica 'Carnea' (Maltese Cross 'Carnea'): A more subtle form of the Maltese Cross with domes of pale peach pink flowers with four petals, hence its common name. Hardy. Up to 100cm.
Lychnis coronaria Atrosanguinea Group (Rose campion (dark red))
Lychnis coronaria Atrosanguinea Group (Rose campion (dark red)): Bright magenta flowers over felty, silver foliage. Great for sunny, dry areas can be short lived in a wet, cold winter. To 1.2m Hardy.
Origanum 'Rosenkuppel' (Oregano 'Rosenkuppel')
Origanum 'Rosenkuppel' (Oregano 'Rosenkuppel'): A lovely cultivar with scented foliage and erect stems with dark pink/purple flowers. Loved by bees and butterflies. Non-edible form. Hardy. Up to 60cm.
Paeonia 'Buckeye Belle' (Peony 'Buckeye Belle')
Paeonia 'Buckeye Belle' (Peony 'Buckeye Belle'): Blowsy, glossy, deep red, semi-double large flowers with golden stamens. Attractive green foliage. A real stand-out plant. [Collect Only]
Paeonia 'Flame' (Paeony 'Flame')
Paeonia 'Flame' (Paeony 'Flame'): Rich and shiny scarlet red single flowers with a yellow centre. Glossy dark green leaves. Hardy. Up to 80cm. [Collect Only]
Paeonia lactiflora 'Bowl of Beauty' (Peony 'Bowl of Beauty')
Paeonia lactiflora 'Bowl of Beauty' (Peony 'Bowl of Beauty'): Huge sugar-pink petal bowls filled with ripples of yellow ribbony bits. Swoon-worthy. [Collect Only]
Paeonia lactiflora 'Festiva Maxima' (Paeony 'Festiva Maxima')
Paeonia lactiflora 'Festiva Maxima' (Paeony 'Festiva Maxima'): A strongly scented form with large double frilly white flowers with tints of pink in the centre. Glossy dark green leaves. Hardy. Up to 90cm. [Collect Only]
Paeonia lactiflora 'Moon of Nippon' (Paeony 'Moon of Nippon')
Paeonia lactiflora 'Moon of Nippon' (Paeony 'Moon of Nippon'): Large single white flowers with a mass of frilly central bright yellow petaloids. Highly scented. Glossy dark green leaves. Hardy. Up to 90cm. [Collect Only]
Paeonia lactiflora 'Nymphe' (Peony 'Nymphe')
Paeonia lactiflora 'Nymphe' (Peony 'Nymphe'): Strongly scented deep pink flowers with a golden centre. Attractive dark green foliage. Hardy. Up to 90cm. [Collect Only]
Paeonia lactiflora 'White Wings' (Peony 'White Wings')
Paeonia lactiflora 'White Wings' (Peony 'White Wings'): Single, lightly fragrant white flowers with gold centre. Full sun or light shade, rich but open soil best. To 1m. Fully hardy. [Collect Only]
Paeonia officinalis 'Alba Plena' (Peony 'Alba Plena')
Paeonia officinalis 'Alba Plena' (Peony 'Alba Plena'): Sumptuous, large double white flowers above green foliage in May. A traditional cottage garden plant. May need support. [Collect Only]
Penstemon 'Dark Towers' (PBR)
Penstemon 'Dark Towers' (PBR): Pink tubular flowers which contrast with the dark bronze foliage. Semi-evergreen in milder areas. Protect from hard frosts. To 90cm. [Collect Only]
Penstemon 'Schoenholzeri'
Penstemon 'Schoenholzeri': Brilliant scarlet tubular flowers, slender leaves.
Primula elatior (Oxslip)
Primula elatior (Oxslip): Pale yellow, primrose colour flowers in clusters on gently arching stems.
Pulsatilla vulgaris 'Alba' (Pasque flower - white)
Pulsatilla vulgaris 'Alba' (Pasque flower - white): Large cup shaped white flowers over soft ferny foliage. Thrives in sunny, well drained spots.
Pulsatilla vulgaris 'Papageno' (Pasque flower 'Papageno')
Pulsatilla vulgaris 'Papageno' (Pasque flower 'Papageno'): The petals are deeply dissected, giving a frilled, double effect. Usually purple but can be pink, reddish or white. Hardy. To 30cm
Pulsatilla vulgaris Heiler hybrids
Pulsatilla vulgaris Heiler hybrids: Mixed colour range, purple, pink, red or white. Lovely ornamental seed heads. Prefers a well drained, sunny site. Hardy. Up to 30cm.
Salvia 'Hot Lips' (Sage 'Hot Lips')
Salvia 'Hot Lips' (Sage 'Hot Lips'): Bicolour flowers in white and lipstick red and delicious scented foliage. Half-hardy, copes with -5C in a sheltered spot. To 1m.
Sisyrinchium californicum (Golden-eyed grass)
Sisyrinchium californicum (Golden-eyed grass): Bright yellow star-shaped flowers and grass-like grey-green foliage. Good for scree beds and alpine troughs. Hardy. Up to 60cm.
Thalictrum 'Splendide White' (PBR) (Rue 'Splendide White')
Thalictrum 'Splendide White' (PBR) (Rue 'Splendide White'): Pure white flowers open from spherical buds. Spectacular in dappled shade
Thalictrum 'Splendide' (Rue 'Splendide')
Thalictrum 'Splendide' (Rue 'Splendide'): Superb Thalictrum with clouds of purple flowers open for a very long time in late summer. Hardy. Up to 1.5m [Collect Only]
Trillium grandiflorum (American wake-robin)
Trillium grandiflorum (American wake-robin): Pure white, three petalled flowers over three-leaved foliage. [Collect Only]
Verbena bonariensis
Verbena bonariensis: Tall, airy but strong slender stems with flat heads of purple flowers in mid to late summer. To 1.8m. Frost-hardy.
Verbena hastata 'Alba' (American blue vervain 'Alba')
Verbena hastata 'Alba' (American blue vervain 'Alba'): Tall, branched stems like a candelabra with spikes of small white flowers loved by bees. Needs a sheltered spot & full sun. Up to 1.2m.
Veronicastrum 'Red Arrows' (Culver's Root 'Red Arrows')
Veronicastrum 'Red Arrows' (Culver's Root 'Red Arrows'): Reddish-pink flower spikes open to lilac, over rising whorls of pointed green leaves. To 1.4m. Hardy [Collect Only]