100cm x 15cmThis aconitum was given to me by a gardener in Western Southland 30years ago. It's ID was not known to him. The closest I have come up with is A. carmichaellii which is an autumn flowerer but my plant flowers mid summer and is the first aconitum to flower for me....
An interspecific hybrid (genevensis x reptans) 20-40cm rich soil, ground cover, vigorous and compact. Lettuce-green foliage, flowers white. Limited number available.
A native to the British Isles. Growing from 10cm -30cm and does not produce the runners as do many Ajuga. The flowers are violet-purple. We consider this ajuga the best for flowers and colour.
This onion is also known as Golden Garlic or Lily Leek.A bright addition to the front of the border. Its golden yellow, starry flowers appear in clusters on 25-30cm stems. Flowers in December The leaves of the Allium will go dormant later in summer, when perennials are at...
A beautiful allium. On reading info on the web I find it is a lover of shade yet I have been growing it in full sun sor many years and it appears happy their. So perhaps I am safe to say it will grow anywhere? Stems grow to 0.6m. The foliage is more like a Lily of the Valley...
This hardy daisies is among the best choice for summer-long colour in the sunny border. Plants form a mound of ferny green leaves, bearing branches of daisy flowers through the summer months. This selection has pale sulphur yellow flowers that blend with nearly anything....
We have had this variety growing for many years. It 'arrived' thanks to the birds. It is low growing to approx. 50cm with upward facing burgundy flowers.
(Western Wild Ginger or Long Tailed Ginger)..A rhizomatous plant, semi evergreen, hardy and ideal as a ground cover (because of it's thick foliage) in moist and shady positions. It's flower's resemble the well known Mouse Plant.
Clump-forming with clusters of pink flowers surrounded by an elegant ruff of magenta bracts.
A rich ruby coloured form of A. major. With us this variety does not grow as tall
A medium sized,fast growing 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....
Overdam is a compact tufted grass forming a clump of narrow variegated white and green leaves. The sprays of flowers have an airy purplish tinge. Plant turns pale brown for winter.
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.
1.5m Spikes of glossy rich purple bells atop strong foliage. Suckers about but the hoe does good work! SOLD OUT More next season
Campanula glomerata 'Superba' is a strong-growing rhizomatous perennial forming a wide colony of erect stems to 60cm, with oblong to ovate leaves and dense clusters of deep violet-purple, bell-shaped flowers 3cm in length. Photo credit to the Hardy Plant Society UK..
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...
Telham Beauty has larger flowers than the species. Porcelain-blue. Stems erect holding the flowers above the foliage. Good for specimen planting in full sun or semi-shade. Summer flowering
A clump forming plant with coarse light-green foliage. Flowering stems to 120cm with yellow flowers similar to that of the Scotch Thistle mid-summer to early autumn.. Hardy. Great for cutting. Once established it does not like to be transplanted.
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
Eye catching, brilliant orange-red tubular flowers atop 1m stems in February. The leaves are mid-green. PB2
The foliage is of this Crocosmia is much broader than the usual stap-like foliage and the 80cm arching sprays of large orange flowers make a real show in late Jan. - Feb. PB2
A herbaceous perennial thistle, growing to 120 cm , with prickly foliage and spherical pale blue/green flower heads in summer. Not sure of this botanical name but believe it to be Echinops sphaerocephalus PB2
This 'white sea holly' produces strong much branched stems 1-1.2m high covered with 20mm prickly silvery flowerheads. PB2
An excellent border plant for late summer- autumn flowering. 1.5-2m high. This form of Joe Pye weed has lots of deep red stems crowned with masses of wine red flowers. SOLD OUT