Anthea is a hardy herbaceous perennial with silver-green foliage. Large long flowering pale yellow flowers that fade in late summer to a creamy-yellow. Cutting back encourages further blooming. Well drained soil. Divide every 4-5years
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
60-80cm Lemon -yellow flowers.
Lower growing but a delightful shade of lavender pink fading with age. Originally from the Hawke Bay nursery of Peek Perennials many years ago.
pink flowers with a pale white centre 11x11x12 pots
The colour of a good burgundy wine. flowers wine-red, colour not fading as in other hybrids, but turning to deep purple. Looks fantstic planted in drifts and with grasses.
30x30cm Double white flowers over deep green lance-shaped foliage. A well drained soil is prefered. Flowers Dec-Feb
100cm x 15cmThis aconitum was given to me by a gardener in Western Southland 30years ago. It's ID was not known to him. The closest I have come up with is A. carmichaellii which is an autumn flowerer but my plant flowers mid summer and is the first aconitum to flower for me....
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.
A typical mat forming shade loving ground-cover. Dark green oval leaves, flower stem up to 20cm with white flowers SOLD OUT until spring
A hybrid between A. cupiana and A. tinctoria. Creamy single daisies with primrose yellow centres. The foliage is a silver filigree of ferny foliage. Great for massing as a weed smotherer. Flowers from late spring. If the plant becomes untidy a severe chop-back will be soon...
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 fine selection of Marjery Fish. To 75cm the much divided leaves shimmer of silver. Perfect with copper foliage.
Fine sprays of pink in large branching clouds. These look very fetching against the dark stems arching up to 2m. in late summer and autumn. Gorgeous cut flower. Semi shade. Tolerates dry & poor soil. Frost hardy. Low water need once established. Said to be rabbit resistant.
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
Roman Wormwood. A low growing species, excellent as a ground cover or front of the border. Feathery grey-green leaves add a nice texture to the garden. Drought resistant once established. Flowers insignificant. Foliage has a pleasant camphor fragrance.
75cm A mass of semi-double violet-purple flowers. Strong grower. Full sun and well drained soil.
30-40cm Sprays of lavender blue flowers late summer to autumn . A nice compact grower. 11x11x12pp
40cm, violet-blue flowers. Medium-late season(Feb-Apr) Good front of the border.
Clump-forming with clusters of pinktinged flowers, cannot guarantee all plants to be identical.
False Dittany. 50 x 50cm. Very drought resistant making a shrubby evergreen mound. The foliage is grey-green, very hairy and soft. The flowers are small and insignificant. Needs good drainage but thrives in poor soils. If plants become leggy cut back hard in the spring.
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.
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.