Many salvia especially the Mexican varieties have been temporary removed from the website until they are again in full growth. Recent frost have been hard on them but most are in recovery mode. They will be back asp
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.
'Parker's Variety' is a vigorous, upright, clump-forming, semi-evergreen perennial with aromatic, finely-divided, grey-green leaves and erect, leafy stems bearing flat umbels of bright golden-yellow flowers throughout summer. 1.5 x 0.5m Great with grasses. Similar to 'Cloth...
1.5m Strong erect stems of aromatic foliage with gold flat heads of flower. Summer flowering. A plants that thrives on neglect...I can back that up!
Lower growing but a delightful shade of lavender pink fading with age. Originally from the Hawke Bay nursery of Peek Perennials many years ago.
Soft pink flowers with a pale white centre .75PB SOLD OUT
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.
(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)...
The Giant Yellow hyssop. Back of the border plant that grows to 1.8m. Tall stems of yellow-green flowers over the summer. Prefers light shade to partial sun plus a fertile soil. Scented foliage and loved by bees.
A typical mat forming shade loving ground-cover. Dark green oval leaves, flower stem up to 20cm with white flowers SOLD OUT until spring
Compact clumps of bluish-green leaves. The yellow-green flowers appear in small clusters from late spring and take on russet tones as they age. Often considered to be a better behaved version of A. mollis. Easy to grow. 20 x 20 cm
This is a bold-leaved plant, excellent in the border or wild garden. Plants form a bushy, upright clump of coarse green leaves, bearing huge umbrella-like heads of claret-red flowers in midsummer. Despite its height, try this towards the front of the border to make the most...
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 form of Cow Parsley with mahogany-bronze ferny foliage and umbles of white flowers October-December. Hardy and long lived.
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.
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
Flowers are bright red-purple. Makes a nice clump. Good for cutting. Grows to approx. 80cm PB2
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.PB2