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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]
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 '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 australis (Indigo weed)
Baptisia australis (Indigo weed): Spires of lipped indigo flowers over olive-green foliage. Flowering height 1.2m.
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. [Collect Only]
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.
Dianthus carthusianorum (German pink)
Dianthus carthusianorum (German pink): Tall stems ending in clusters of bright pink flowers above mounds of green, grassy foliage. Prefers sunshine. Hardy. Up to 50cm. [Collect Only]
Dierama - white flowered (Angel's Fishing Rod)
Dierama - white flowered (Angel's Fishing Rod): Arching white flowers with pink throat on wire-like stems. Grassy foliage. Looks lovely near water, in pots or over paths
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]
Dierama trichorhizum (Angel's Fishing Rod)
Dierama trichorhizum (Angel's Fishing Rod): Dwarf form with drooping bell-like flowers in purple pink above grassy foliage. Well-drained soil that doesn't dry out. Hardy. Up to 15cm.
Echinacea purpurea (Coneflower)
Echinacea purpurea (Coneflower): Large rosy-purple daisy-like flowers with a large brown central cone. Very attractive to bees and butterflies. Long flowering season [Collect Only]
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. [Collect Only]
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 [Collect Only]
Echinacea purpurea 'Rubinstern' (Coneflower 'Rubinstern')
Echinacea purpurea 'Rubinstern' (Coneflower 'Rubinstern'): Large pink flowers with a big golden central cone in late summer [Collect Only]
Echinacea purpurea 'Virgin' (Coneflower 'Virgin')
Echinacea purpurea 'Virgin' (Coneflower 'Virgin'): A very good pure white form with central golden cone. [Collect Only]
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 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.
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.
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 mellifera (Honey spurge)
Euphorbia mellifera (Honey spurge): A stately plant which makes a dramatic feature in sheltered spots. [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.
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.
Gaura lindheimeri 'The Bride'
Gaura lindheimeri 'The Bride': Beautiful airy stems of white flowers in mid to late summer [Collect Only]
Geranium palmatum
Geranium palmatum: Bright pink flowers held on wiry stems above rosettes of evergreen foliage. To 60cm. Frost hardy.
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 [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. [Collect Only]
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 '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]
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 'Schoenholzeri'
Penstemon 'Schoenholzeri': Brilliant scarlet tubular flowers, slender leaves.
Peucedanum verticillare (Giant Hog Fennel)
Peucedanum verticillare (Giant Hog Fennel): Huge and stately umbellifer with unfolding pinkish stems ultimately opening to a flat, open head of tiny greenish-white flowers
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.
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.
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. [Collect Only]
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. [Collect Only]
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]