Anthea is a hardy herbaceous perennial with silver-green foliage. Large long flowering pale yellow flowers that fade in late summer to a creamy-yellow. Cutting back encourages further blooming. Well drained soil. Divide every 4-5years
1.5m Strong erect stems of aromatic foliage with gold flat heads of flower. Summer flowering. A plants that thrives on neglect...I can back that up!
Sun loving butterscotch flowers (paler than Terracotta) 50-80cm SOLD OUT
70cm Described by some as a rose-red and hot lipstick pink!!! I call it a truely clean bright but soft pink! Full sun
Soft pink flowers with a pale white centre .75PB SOLD OUT
The colour of a good burgundy wine. flowers wine-red, colour not fading as in other hybrids, but turning to deep purple. Looks fantstic planted in drifts and with grasses. SOLD OUT more ready early November 2017
'Terracotta' , flat sprays of deep orange-yellow flowers which fade to cream. .75PB
Small flowers of bright pink-red form flat heads that are carried on straight stems. In time the flowers fade to brick red. Mid green feathery leaves are carried on the stems and at the base.
Anise Hyssop, Liquorice Mint. Agastache foeniculum is a tough perennial with aromatic leaves and long fuzzy spikes of aromatic purple flowers in summer from 50-80cm It does best in a sunny position. Great in the wild garden. Does not appear to be eaten by rabbits(with us)...
A cool lemon-yellow daisy which blooms endlessly throughout the summer. Not to be confused with A. t. 'Wargrave'. Our pick as the best Anthemis.
A form of Cow Parsley with mahogany-bronze ferny foliage and umbles of white flowers October-December. Hardy and long lived.
Lovely narrow silver foliage with stems to 1m. Spreads with underground stems but not invasive. PB2
To 1m. A magnificent suckering silver broad-leaved plant. Flowers insignificant and better removed to keep the fresh grey foliage looking good. Good for the grey garden or to brighten up a dull corner. PB2
90-120cm x 60cm. Lush growing. Broad dark foliage. The flowers are larger than the species. Violet-blue with yellow centres. looks great with grasses and contrasting plants such as Achillea Anthea or A. Gold Plate.
Slender lavender-blue ray-florets surround a golden yellow disc, forming good-sized flower-heads to 8cm across, Well-branching stems from midsummer to mid-autumn. Highly prized for its vigorous growth and resistance to disease. After flowering cut the flowered stems to the...
Although not overly showy the Astrantias have a great deal of subtle beauty. The tiny central flowers are surrounded by bracts in a greenish colour. These are held atop strong slender 75-100cm stems and persist for several weeks in late spring and early summer. They are...
A medium sized, upright shrub growing to 2m with handsome, emerald-green, pointed leaves. In midsummer the orange, ball-shaped flower clusters appear, carried on branched stems contrasting with the leaves, creating an eye-catching display at the back of a border. An easy shrub...
A clump forming perennial grass with flat green leaves to 90cm and bronze flowering panicles that fade to pale brown. One of the best grasses. .75PB
Produces fine upright stems covered in small shining green fragrant foliage. In summer if produces a cloud of small pale lavender flowers that bloom for at least 6 weeks. A great filler plant.
The same as for Calamintha nepeta but with masses of white flowers.
Bellflowers are among the most popular of perennials. C. persicifolia is a species has been grown for centuries in the cottage gardens. Ground hugging dark green leaves, bear tall stems of large, open blue bell-like flowers over the summer months. Great for cutting. An easy...
30-40cm Sun A really cheerful plant in the garden, ideal to place with dark-blue/purple flowers. Very floriferous. PB2 SOLD OUT
A truly unique colour, luscious petals of mango-orange with a red overlay make this a much admired Coreopsis it prefers full sun and good drainage. Ideal for pots and in the border SOLD OUT more end Sept
70cm. Emily McKenzie has large deep orange with a mahogany throat. Flowering late summer. A great cut flower. The foliage (as with all Crocosmia) is best left on the plant until spring) PB2
1m A superb crocosmia with apricot/yellow flowers. Long lasting in late summer. Foliage iris-like PB2