This is a very elegant pure white flowering form of Achillea, which holds its flowers high above a mat of mid green leaves with serrated edges. It can be invasive. We grow it amongst tree roots which has stopped it spreading. Great for floral arrangers.
Lower growing but a delightful shade of lavender pink fading with age. Originally from the Hawke Bay nursery of Peek Perennials many years ago.
Sun loving butterscotch flowers (paler than Terracotta) 50-80cm
70cm Described by some as a rose-red and hot lipstick pink!!! I call it a truely clean bright but soft pink! Full sun
Small flowers of bright pink-red form flat heads that are carried on straight stems. In time the flowers fade to brick red. Mid green feathery leaves are carried on the stems and at the base.
60-80cm Lemon -yellow flowers.
Masses of tiny salmon flowers that fade salmon-pink to cream on tall stems. Prefers full sun, but will tolerate a little shade.
As for W.B. Childs but with double flowers. Can be invasive buy we grow it among the pine roots which keep in in control.
(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)...
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 March April. Good in the herbaceous border for colour contrast. Dies back...
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.
iAn old favorite, this evergreen perennial forming a loose mat to approx. 30cm in height, with silvery foliage and yellow-centered white daisies 6cm in width. Early flowering.
A cool lemon-yellow daisy which blooms endlessly throughout the summer. Not to be confused with A. t. 'Wargrave'. Our pick as the best Anthemis.
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....
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.
Artemisia stelleriana 'Mori's Form' also known as 'Boughton Star’ . This is a ground hugging plant spreading to about 60cm wide; giving an attractive ground-hugging carpet of silver-white felted leaves. The flowers are small and insignificant. Full sun and dry.
(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.
Flowers are bright red-purple. Makes a nice clump. Good for cutting. Grows to approx. 80cm
90-120cm x 60cm. Lush growing. Broad dark foliage. The flowers are larger than the species. Violet-blue with yellow centres. looks great with grasses and contrasting plants such as Achillea Anthea or A. Gold Plate.
Slender lavender-blue ray-florets surround a golden yellow disc, forming good-sized flower-heads to 8cm across, Well-branching stems from midsummer to mid-autumn. Highly prized for its vigorous growth and resistance to disease. After flowering cut the flowered stems to the...
, Aster lateriflorus 'Coombe Fishacre' ' is an erect, clump-forming perennial with lance-shaped, toothed dark green leaves and, from midsummer to mid-autumn, pink-flushed, white flowers with pink to yellow-brown centres.
Now more correctly called Symphyotrichum n.a. Harrington's Pink. No doubt about it those botanists live in another world. I'll still continue to call it an Aster!! This is the perfect plant for the back of the border. Clusters of clear light rose-pink flowers on sturdy...