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...
40-60cmA selection of P. yesoense var. hidakanum. New growth has a purple foliage effect. The flowers are pure blue.
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
A spreading deciduous shrub to 60-80cm tall, with pinnate leaves and pink-flushed white flowers in summer and early autumn.
A semi-evergreen perennial to 25cm with a rosette of distinctly stalked oblong-ovate foliage and upright stems of bell-shaped flowers in shades of yellow, orange-red including bi-colours. Lucky dip as to what you will get.
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.
Herbstsonne is a a tall plant (up to 240cm) that clumps at the back of a border. to make a huge splash of colour in summer, The yellow petals drooping gracefully from a long greenish central cone. Usually self-supporting but may require staking in rich garden soils. Excellent...
Sambucus nigra Aurea is a large, bushy deciduous shrub with pinnate, deep golden-yellow leaves and flattish heads of small, scented creamy-white flowers followed by purple-black berries. PB2
A deciduous, erect, bushy shrub that grows to 20′ tall and wide. Leaves of ‘Aureomarginata’ are pinnate, to 10″ long, consisting of green leaves with yellow margins. In early summer producesthe typical elderberry flower which is musk-scented. This plant can be cut to the...
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.
An inter-generic hybrid between Aster and Solidago. Looks like a shorter Golden Rod with larger individual flowers held in sprays of lemon-yellow. A good cut flower for the late summer. Fertile soil, sun or part shade. Height 75 cms. Sorry I cannot find my photo for this...
An upright perennial to 60cm. Neatly toothed foliage and hooded purple-rose hooded flowers 3.5cm long in spikes summer and autumn. Great show when used en masse. SOLD OUT
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.
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...
Grows to appox 50cm in height with thick shiny leathery leaves topped with racemes of bright blue flowers
An old variety with soft violet-purple flowers. Moisture retentive soil or semi shade A long flowering season.
A good ground cover similar in all ways to 'Huntercombe Purple' but for its flowers which are a lighter shade of purple. We find it better in semi-shade. PB2 Large plants
This viola was given to me many years ago by an old friend who had traveled to London (by ship) for the Coronation in 1953, on her return to NZ she brought this viola with her. No problem with quarantine in those days. The flowers are lemon and with age develop a bluish streak...