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
Lower growing but a delightful shade of lavender pink fading with age. Originally from the Hawke Bay nursery of Peek Perennials many years ago.
Shades of deep to dusky rose with apricot and peach all blended together.
Sun loving butterscotch flowers (paler than Terracotta) 50-80cm
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.
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.
Masses of tiny salmon flowers that fade salmon-pink to cream on tall stems. Prefers full sun, but will tolerate a little shade.
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
150-200cm Good for the back of the border . Flowers late in the summer and into the autumn.
50cm A very aromatic plant with golden foliage. The terminal flower-spikes are a pink/lavender shade. Very hardy. Excellent in pots.
An interspecific hybrid (genevensis x reptans) 20-40cm rich soil, ground cover, vigorous and compact. Lettuce-green foliage, flowers white. Limited number available.
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 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....
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.
Southernwood. A. abrotanum is an erect sub-shrub to 1m, with very finely divided, pleasantly aromatic grey-green leaves, and small, nodding, dull yellow flowerheads in late summer
An upright grower to around 1m. Finely discected foliage of silver-green.
Grows into a neat mound 60-70cm. of fine textured silver cut leaf foliage. Another variety that looks like a smaller version of Artemisia 'Powis Castle' for a similar effect. Drought tolerant once established. PB2
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.
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.