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Aconitum 'Stainless Steel' (Monkshood 'Stainless Steel')
Aconitum 'Stainless Steel' (Monkshood 'Stainless Steel'): Elegant, light steely grey hooded flowers over finely divided ferny foliage. Good in shade if not too dry. Hardy. Up to 1m. [Collect Only]
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]
Aconitum napellus 'Album' (White Monkshood)
Aconitum napellus 'Album' (White Monkshood): White hooded flowers over finely divided frondy foliage. A great plant for shade, even quite dry shade. Flowers at about 1.2m Hardy. [Collect Only]
Agastache rugosa 'Liquorice Blue' (Korean mint 'Liquorice Blue')
Agastache rugosa 'Liquorice Blue' (Korean mint 'Liquorice Blue'): Spikes of warm blue lipped flowers from late June onwards. Very attractive to bees. Aromatic foliage. To 1.5m. Hardy in light soils. [Collect Only]
Agastache rugosa f.albiflora 'Liquorice White' (Korean mint 'Liquorice White')
Agastache rugosa f.albiflora 'Liquorice White' (Korean mint 'Liquorice White'): Tall, aromatic perennial with spires of tiny white flowers. Aromatic foliage. To 1.5m. Fully hardy in light soils. May self-seed.
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 'Armada White' (Thrift 'Armada White')
Armeria maritima 'Armada White' (Thrift 'Armada White'): An old fashioned cottage garden favourite. Makes a neat clump of evergreen foliage with white pom-pom flowers suffused with pink. Hardy. Height to 20cm.
Armeria maritima 'Rubrifolia' (Thrift 'Rubrifolia'. Syn. Armeria maritima 'In the Red')
Armeria maritima 'Rubrifolia' (Thrift 'Rubrifolia'. Syn. Armeria maritima 'In the Red'): Clumps of narrow bronze foliage topped with spheres of bright pink flowers. An old-fashioned cottage garden favourite
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.
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 [Collect Only]
Baptisia 'Lemon Meringue' (Indigo weed 'Lemon Meringue')
Baptisia 'Lemon Meringue' (Indigo weed 'Lemon Meringue'): Upright dark stems with bright yellow pea-like flowers open from purple buds. Attractive grey-green foliage, attractive seed pods. Hardy. Up to 90cm. [Collect Only]
Baptisia 'Solar Flare' (Indigo weed 'Solar Flare')
Baptisia 'Solar Flare' (Indigo weed 'Solar Flare'): New Baptisia with unusual golden yellow pea-like flowers which deepen in colour as they age producing a multicoloured effect. Hardy. Up to 90cm. [Collect Only]
Baptisia australis (Indigo weed)
Baptisia australis (Indigo weed): Spires of lipped indigo flowers over olive-green foliage. Flowering height 1.2m. [Collect Only]
Baptisia australis var. minor (Dwarf blue false indigo)
Baptisia australis var. minor (Dwarf blue false indigo): A compact form of Baptisia australis. Purple-blue flowers like a lupin with bright green trifoliate leaves. Prefers a sunny spot. Hardy. Up to 50cm
Cichorium intybus (Wild chicory)
Cichorium intybus (Wild chicory): Beautiful cornflower-blue flowers held on tall stems in late summer. May need support. Hardy. Up to 2m.
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.
Dicentra formosa f. alba
Dicentra formosa f. alba: Pure white flowers held above blue-green ferny foliage. Likes a sheltered spot in dappled shade, not too dry. Long flowering. Hardy. Up to 35cm. [Collect Only]
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.
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.
Echinacea purpurea 'Magnus' (Coneflower 'Magnus')
Echinacea purpurea 'Magnus' (Coneflower 'Magnus'): A reliable cultivar with large pink daisy flowers with a central brown cone. Prefers full sun and good drainage.Hardy. Up to 90cm
Echinacea purpurea 'Rubinstern' (Coneflower 'Rubinstern')
Echinacea purpurea 'Rubinstern' (Coneflower 'Rubinstern'): Large pink flowers with a big golden central cone in late summer
Echinacea purpurea 'Virgin' (Coneflower 'Virgin')
Echinacea purpurea 'Virgin' (Coneflower 'Virgin'): A very good pure white form with central golden cone.
Eryngium 'Pen Blue' (Sea Holly 'Pen Blue)
Eryngium 'Pen Blue' (Sea Holly 'Pen Blue): Electric-blue thistle-like flowers with a spiky collar and silvery-green foliage. Long flowering and attractive to bees. Hardy. Up to 60cm.
Eryngium bourgatii 'Picos Amethyst''
Eryngium bourgatii 'Picos Amethyst'': Stunning steely blue flowers on stiff stems with a gorgeous purple tint.
Eryngium bourgatii 'Picos Blue' (PBR) (Sea Holly 'Picos Blue')
Eryngium bourgatii 'Picos Blue' (PBR) (Sea Holly 'Picos Blue'): Stunning steely blue flowers on blue stems. Spiny glaucous foliage. Loves sunshine and very well-drained gritty soil. Hardy. Up to 60cm.
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. [Collect Only]
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
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]
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.
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.
Francoa sonchifolia (Bridal wreath)
Francoa sonchifolia (Bridal wreath): Spires of pale pink flowers over semi-evergreen, pinkish-green foliage.
Gaura lindheimeri 'Elurra'
Gaura lindheimeri 'Elurra': A more compact form with airy wands of white flowers. Best in full sun, in well drained soil and a sheltered spot. Up to 50cm.
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.
Heuchera 'Midnight Rose'
Heuchera 'Midnight Rose': Darkest purple leaves, splashed with bright pink. Excellent for all year round foliage colour. Hardy. Up to 30cm. [Collect Only]
Heuchera 'Obsidian' (PBR)
Heuchera 'Obsidian' (PBR): Darkest purple leaves, almost black and glossy. Superb in pots - imagine it in a silver one!.
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.
Leucojum aestivum 'Gravetye Giant' (Summer snowflake)
Leucojum aestivum 'Gravetye Giant' (Summer snowflake): Rather like a tall, green-tipped snowdrop, but flowering in mid to late spring. Fully hardy. Height to 50cm. [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 [Collect Only]
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.
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 'Sarah Bernhardt' (Paeony 'Sarah Bernhardt')
Paeonia lactiflora 'Sarah Bernhardt' (Paeony 'Sarah Bernhardt'): A gorgeous form with lightly scented, large double pale pink flowers. Glossy dark green leaves. It may require staking. Hardy. Up to 90cm. [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]
Paeonia officinalis 'Rubra Plena' (Peony 'Rubra Plena')
Paeonia officinalis 'Rubra Plena' (Peony 'Rubra Plena'): The classic deep red double paeony. Deeply divided leaves unfurl in spring. Max Height 90cm. Flowers April to May. Full sun/partial shade. [Collect Only]
Paeonia wittmanniana
Paeonia wittmanniana: A delightful herbaceous peony with pale pink almost white bowl-shaped flowers with a yellow centre and attractive foliage. Hardy. Up to 1m. [Collect Only]
Penstemon 'Garnet' (Syn. Penstemon 'Andenken an Friedrich Hahn')
Penstemon 'Garnet' (Syn. Penstemon 'Andenken an Friedrich Hahn'): Wine-red tubular flowers with white throat markings and narrow leaves. Semi-evergreen in milder areas. Protect from hard frosts.
Penstemon 'Pensham Plum Jerkum'
Penstemon 'Pensham Plum Jerkum': Plum-purple tubular flowers with white throat markings. Semi-evergreen in milder areas. Protect from hard frosts. To 70cm.
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.
Primula sieboldii 'Snowdrop' (Japanese Woodland Primula 'Snowdrop')
Primula sieboldii 'Snowdrop' (Japanese Woodland Primula 'Snowdrop'): Pure white open flowers over a rosette of green leaves. Prefers a moist soil. Hardy. Up to 20cm.
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.
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.
Salvia 'Mystic Spires Blue'
Salvia 'Mystic Spires Blue': Frost tender perennial with tall vibrant purple flowers in late summer and contrasting dark green foliage. Long flowering. Up to 1m.
Salvia 'Royal Bumble' (Sage 'Royal Bumble')
Salvia 'Royal Bumble' (Sage 'Royal Bumble'): Long flowering, vibrant red flowers on dark purple stems. Half-hardy, but copes with up to -5C in well drained soil and a sheltered spot. Up to 75cm.
Salvia x jamensis 'Nachtvlinder' (Sage 'Nachtvlinder')
Salvia x jamensis 'Nachtvlinder' (Sage 'Nachtvlinder'): Regal purple flowers on upright stems throughout late summer into autumn.
Sporobolus heterolepsis (prairie dropseed)
Sporobolus heterolepsis (prairie dropseed): Fine deciduous grass with green foliage in summer turning golden. Graceful flower heads in late summer. Needs sunny spot in well-drained soil. Hardy. Up to 1m. [Collect Only]
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
Thalictrum delavayi 'Album' (Chinese meadow rue 'Album')
Thalictrum delavayi 'Album' (Chinese meadow rue 'Album'): Dainty cup-shaped white flowers held high above fern-like greyish green leaves. To 1.2m. Hardy [Collect Only]
Thalictrum delavayi 'Hewitt's Double' (Chinese meadow rue 'Hewitt's Double')
Thalictrum delavayi 'Hewitt's Double' (Chinese meadow rue 'Hewitt's Double'): Tiny purple pom-pom flowers dance airily above ferny grey-green foliage. Height to 1.2m. Hardy
Tiarella 'Spring Symphony' (PBR) (Foam flower 'Spring Symphony')
Tiarella 'Spring Symphony' (PBR) (Foam flower 'Spring Symphony'): Perennial with deeply divided foliage with dark blotch in centre. Long flowering with spikes of white star-shaped flowers. Hardy. To 30cm
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.
Verbena hastata 'Rosea' (American blue vervain 'Rosea')
Verbena hastata 'Rosea' (American blue vervain 'Rosea'): Tall, branched stems like a candelabra with spikes of small pink flowers loved by bees. Needs a sheltered spot in full sun. Up to 1.2m.