(Alpine Thyme, Alpine Calamint) A very attractive evergreen ground cover with violet-red flowers late spring/summer. Full sun, well drained soil. Drought tolerant.
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)...
The Giant Yellow hyssop. Back of the border plant that grows to 1.8m. Tall stems of yellow-green flowers over the summer. Prefers light shade to partial sun plus a fertile soil. Scented foliage and loved by bees.
Syn= Eupatorium rugosa 'Chocolate'. 90-120cm. An outstanding plant for it's foliage colour. Dark bronzy-brown foliage in spring and summer gradually turning to green as it's white flowers appear. Good in the herbaceous border for colour contrast. Dies back completely...
A typical mat forming shade loving ground-cover. Dark green oval leaves, flower stem up to 20cm with white flowers SOLD OUT until spring
Compact clumps of bluish-green leaves. The yellow-green flowers appear in small clusters from late spring and take on russet tones as they age. Often considered to be a better behaved version of A. mollis. Easy to grow. 20 x 20 cm
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....
A form of Cow Parsley with mahogany-bronze ferny foliage and umbles of white flowers October-December. Hardy and long lived.
To 45cm Fine curling leaves on a plant that has a 'spiky' look. Rather interesting.
A fine selection of Marjery Fish. To 75cm the much divided leaves shimmer of silver. Perfect with copper foliage.
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
A large clump of great elegant with light green fern-like foliage above which rise tall stems of creamy flowers in mid-summer. Needs rich soil. 120-200 cm. Very hardy best with some shade.
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 rich ruby coloured form of A. major. With us this variety does not grow as tall
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. PB2
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. PB2
A variegated form of the species that I found on a gravel path after I had sprayed it with weedkiller! A quick wash saved it. A lovely fragrance to the foliage.
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.
1.5m Spikes of glossy rich purple bells atop strong foliage. Suckers about but the hoe does good work! SOLD OUT More next season
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
Harebell of England, Blue-bell of Scotland. Low growing. Seems to bloom most of the summer with numerous nodding 'bell' flowers held above green grass-like foliage. Care is needed when weeding close-by not to remove this as weed as the new foliage looks like grass. I know...
50 x 50 cm An easy to grow perennial with a long flowering. Drought tolerant when established. Spreads in clumps by rhizomatous roots that can tolerate very poor soils. The thistle-like flowers bloom late spring and all summer. Rabbit resistant. Attracts bees.