Forms grassy clumps with large, pendulous rich pink bells draped along the length of arching flower stems ,growing to only 30cm tall Rarely seen.
1.2m x 90cm. Full sun. The most well known hybrids if this specie. Produces showers of 'fairy-bells- in shades of pink, red and claret shades. These plants have not yet flowered but hopefully will this season. What you get will be a lucky dip as to colour. These photos shown...
Aa clumping perennial that is very easy to grow. Beginning in early summer, intense blue spheres measuring 1.5" across on tall stems. Bumblebees just love these flowers.. The foliage is silvery green. Echinops makes a great cut flower or dried everlasting. A very dramatic...
This is an evergreen perennial with sword-shaped, spiny-edged, blue-grey leaves and branched stems bearing small, egg-shaped white flower-heads in late summer. Wonderful in floral arrangements. In winter it make a striking plant with its dead stem and seedheads. Grows to 1m....
A plant every garden should have. A vigorous sub-shrub to 75cm. Foliage is glaucus and masses of mauve flowers. Will tolerate poor soils. Full sun is best.
This is a new wallflower to us but a beauty. 'Found' by my brother-in-law at the Dunedin Farmer's Market Dark green foliage and flowers in a wine-red. grows to approx 45cm x 45cm
Grown from seed ex UK. A new colour for us. Appears true from seed.Grows into a compact plant to approx. 35cm. Its flowers are a apricot/bronze shade.
Geum coccineum, (true form)is a clump-forming perennial which typically forms a basal foliage mound of green leaves with very large terminal leaflets collected by Archibald in the Himalayas many years ago (c1994.) In late spring, erect, wiry, branching flowering stems of 5...
Low growing, good for the front of a sunny border. Originally purchased as 'Lemon Drop' but I have always doubted this as the colour is a gold with a red tinge. Whatever, it is a good garden plant flowering with us in Oct/Nov
From South America. 4-5cm high forming a dense carpet of small rich green rough leaves. The flowers are green and inconspicuous. Likes a shaded position.
Full sun in any well drained soils. Brilliant colours with prominent 'button' Compact to 1m
Shades of bright orange and yellow with chocolate brown centres. Big and beautiful. Height 1.3m and spread 40cm. Sold out until spring 2018 (approx Nov)
75cm-1m tall stem. The flowers are yellow at first but the centres turn an attractive reddish-brown as they age. Long flowering especially by de heading. Good for picking.
Late summer/autumn flowering on strong upright stems 1-1.3m. Produces a wonderful display of yellow flowers, the centre cone is a greenish yellow.
This sunflower is a beauty with citrus yellow daisies on robust columns of deep green foliage. Makes a strong architectural statement. Late summer/autumn flowering in any soil as long as it receives plenty of sun. Grows to almost 2m so best at back of the border.
An evergreen perennial to 60cm with erect stems, and leathery leaves. The nodding flowers are usually purple-edged, pale green flowers to 2cm wide are borne in large open clusters. Late winter flowering. Great in deep shade. An erect grower. Personally my choice ahead of...
(syn. Schizostylis coccinea) Kaffir Lily. Deep red gladiolus-like flowers on stiff upright stems 50-60cm. A fantastic plant for that last splash of colour in late autumn when other flowers are coming to a close.
'Island Alum Root'. A native to the Channel Islands. A tough plant and our favorite heuchera. Likes part to full shade. Its pinkish-white flowers on tall stems are great for picking. Looks great in floral arrangements. A good ground- cover plant
An impressive 'poker'. Large rounded heads bright orange with lemon base flowers.(flowers are much brighter than showing in photo) Broad foliage. Flowers late summer/autumn
A striking variety of the ever-popular Shasta daisy. This robust, clump-forming perennial has glossy, almost fleshy, dark green leaves and bright white flowers arranged around a yolk-coloured central disc borne on top of long green stems. The flowers appear over a long...
This hardy perennial from North China is grown for its towering spires of yellow, daisy-like flowers held above attractive foliage that is large and deeply cut. Prefers moist cool areas of the garden. 1.5-2m
Lilium martagon is a beautiful lily. This hybrid produces pinkish flowers that have re-curved petals upon erect stems. The magnificent flowers look incredible when planting in the garden border, patio pot containers or can be a real talking point as part of a cut-flower...
This form of Maltese Cross has dusky pink flowers - a bit more subtle than the normal orange form. Clumps and upright stems to 75cm.
80cm Erect growing with yellow flowers in auxiliary whorls.Moist soils preferred. Great for picking. One of my favorite plants.
The green foliage is broadly marked with cream. The new foliage shows a strong pink colouring which fades away as the season passes. Yellow flowers. With us it prefers a cool or shaded position.