Shades of deep to dusky rose with apricot and peach all blended together.
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.
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
A selection of my own. The colour of clay brick dust. Growth habit as per other Achillea millefolium hybs.
'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...
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
'Terracotta' , flat sprays of deep orange-yellow flowers which fade to cream. .75PB
60-80cm Lemon -yellow flowers.
Red Velvet' is a red-black colour on stems 60-80cm tall bearing flat heads 10cm across.
Masses of tiny salmon flowers that fade salmon-pink to cream on tall stems. Prefers full sun, but will tolerate a little shade.
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....
80x 40cm. Forma a compact upright plant of mint scented flowers and foliage. No need to stake as plants are sturdy. Thrives in cool or hot weather. Great bee plant and one for the birds. Treat as an annual and save the seed before the birds devour them. Apparently the foliage...
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...
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.
This onion is also known as Golden Garlic or Lily Leek.A bright addition to the front of the border. Its golden yellow, starry flowers appear in clusters on 25-30cm stems. Flowers in December The leaves of the Allium will go dormant later in summer, when perennials are at...
A form of Cow Parsley with mahogany-bronze ferny foliage and umbles of white flowers October-December. Hardy and long lived.
We have had this variety growing for many years. It 'arrived' thanks to the birds. It is low growing to approx. 50cm with upward facing burgundy flowers.
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.
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
(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.
Violet-blue, daisy-like flowers on a low-growing, compact mound 20 x 20cm. Early blooming mid-to-late summer. Needs a sunny, well-drained site. Good rock garden plant Hardy