This ideal rockery plant has narrow and glossy dark green foliage with 20-30cm stems of charming, large, blue-purple flowers in summer
Firedance is a robust, clump-forming perennial with mid-green, wavy-edged, oval to heart-shaped leaves to 10cm long. Long stalked, narrow spikes of red flowers are borne in profusion from midsummer to early autumn, grows to 90cm high PB2
syn P. carolina Bill Baker. 45cm Produces a mat of narrow foliage topped for many months with mid-pink flowers. Choice.
From South Africa, pale yellow flowers. Stems 40-60cm. Can sucker but easily controlled.Sun.
'Moonraker' is a hardy, upright, suckering, evergreen shrub, usually grown as an herbaceous perennial.It bears upright panicles of tubular pale yellow flowers in summer December-March
An upright'evergreen' to 1m with golden yellow foliage and brick-red trumpet flowers over the summer months. Grows anywhere but the best colour in the foliage is when planted in full sun. Overseas reports state the foliage burns in the sun but we have not found this and our...
Phygelius Winchester Fanfare has tubular flowers in a soft reddish-pink colour, the terminal lobes brighter red round a yellow throat, borne during a long season. Plants are bushy, 90 x 60cm, with abundant mid-green leaves. If left it can grow up into tree branched for at...
Smaller growing than the species. Red stemmed with a delicate cream edge to the leaves. White flowers. Shade, and sun with moist soils. 2lt pots
Late spring/summer flowering. Prefers full sun and a well drained soil. The single flowers are reported by others to be crimson-red but to my mind are more an orange-red. The foliage is a grey/green. Grows to approx. 30x30
40cm (with flower) A clump forming perennial with palmate dark green foliage. The flowers are bi-colored yellow-orange. Sun to part shade
A stunning semi double form with dark blood-red flowers on stems 30-40cm. Opening in spring until early summer above light green foliage. Full sun, well drained soils. 11x11x12PP Few only
Requires a normal soil, either in pots or in theopen garden.Soil should be well drained and they appreciate shade at mid-day. If the soil is heavy, add some gravel or sand. A mulch of gravel around the plant will avoid rot over the winter if it is wet.
Same description as for Primula auricula A
The photos tell all, a rich red with a yellow eye.
This is the copper flowered form of the Giant Himalayan Cowslip that will grow to a large size , stems up to 100cm. Best planted is a rich moist soil. If planted in drier soils it height is much lower. One of the last primulas to flower.
Please note that Rosemary is now classified as Salvia
Clump-forming, erect perennial to 60cm, with oval, dark green, roughly hairy leaves and black-eyed bright yellow daisies to 7cm in width from late summer to mid autumn. Good planted in drifts.
A tough winter harder plant tolerant of shade and drought. It flowers in summer with bright pink flowers. Its fleshy leaves turn a lighter green in summer and in winter turn into dark red rosettes.
Related to the Hollyhock, produces 80-100cm stems of soft pink satiny flowers,on compact, bushy plants. Ideal for cutting. Cutting back hard after flowering may in a good year give another flush of flowers.Should be divided every 2 to 3 years in early spring.
An outstanding selection of this North American wildflower. Flowers when many other plants are waning. A bushy plant with deep green foliage. The tiny yellow flowers start to open on the .50m long arching flower spikes. Wonderful planted with the Michaelmas Daisies.
'Big Ears' is a mat-forming herbaceous perennial grown for its soft, white-hairy green leaves to 25cm in length, and small purple flowers in summer. Great for edging and massing especially for those interested in White Gardens.
The foliage makes dense mats of bright green crinkled leaves.with flower stems 40-50cm stems of small rose-pink flowers, in midsummer. Good for edging and in the 'naturalistic' garden. Like a moisture retentive soil. Sun or part shade
A bold summer flowering perennial with heart shaped foliage and single yellow-gold daisy flowers an branching stems. Plant in a moisture retentive soil in sun or part shade. 1.5m in flower.
Tapering spires of deep magenta purple flower summer to autumn. Does not need staking, Very hardy. Likes a little afternoon shade but will tolerate full sun. Good cut flower, 50cm x 45cm. Photo credit to the Hardy Plant Society of the UK. My photos appear lost.
Bright Gold colored flowers cover narrow 1-2m tall stems. Plants are heavily branched, giving the plants an impressive display. These plants should be more or less perennial. Plants produce a basal rosettes of hairy textured, ovate, grey-green leaves that produce tall stems of...