40cm, violet-blue flowers. Medium-late season(Feb-Apr) Good front of the border.
Low growing New York aster approx. 40cm wit a mass of Violet flowers summer-autumn. Full sun.
50cm Clean white flowers, full sun to semi-shade with moist rich soil.
30-40cm Sprays of lavender blue flowers late summer to autumn . A nice compact grower. 11x11x12pp
Mid season flowering, large lilac-purple flowers with stems up to 1m
90 x 60cm late summer/autumn. Clear pink flowers ranging from semi-double to double and held in small clusters on upright stems of deep green foliage. Divide every 3years or so.
Although not overly showy the Astrantias have a great deal of subtle beauty. The tiny central flowers are surrounded by bracts in a greenish colour. These are held atop strong slender 75-100cm stems and persist for several weeks in late spring and early summer. They are...
A medium sized,fast growing upright shrub growing to 2m with handsome, emerald-green, pointed leaves. In midsummer the orange, ball-shaped flower clusters appear, carried on branched stems contrasting with the leaves, creating an eye-catching display at the back of a border....
Telham Beauty has larger flowers than the species. Porcelain-blue. Stems erect holding the flowers above the foliage. Good for specimen planting in full sun or semi-shade. Summer flowering
A clump forming plant with coarse light-green foliage. Flowering stems to 120cm with yellow flowers similar to that of the Scotch Thistle mid-summer to early autumn.. Hardy. Great for cutting. Once established it does not like to be transplanted.
Centranthrus rubra Albus is an upright perennial, sometimes grown as a biennial, with grayish-green leaves and sprays of small white flowers in late spring and summer. (Common name is Valerian... not to confuse with Valeriana officinalis)
Forms a spreading clump of delicate ferny foliage. This variety bears loads of creamy-yellow daisies throughout the summer and into autumn. Tolerant of heat, humidity and hot dry situations. Good in containers.
This is an old variety providing another really useful perennial for your garden. In summer it freely produces large, single, bright golden-yellow flowers on usefully long stalks. Excellent for cutting. PB2
A compact herbaceous perennial with finely dissected leaves and bright golden-yellow daisies in early summer 30-45cm Full sun
70cm. Emily McKenzie has large deep orange with a mahogany throat. Flowering late summer. A great cut flower. The foliage (as with all Crocosmia) is best left on the plant until spring) PB2
1m A superb crocosmia with apricot/yellow flowers. Long lasting in late summer. Foliage iris-like PB2
Eye catching, brilliant orange-red tubular flowers atop 1m stems in February. The leaves are mid-green. PB2
The foliage is of this Crocosmia is much broader than the usual stap-like foliage and the 80cm arching sprays of large orange flowers make a real show in late Jan. - Feb. PB2
Tall growing to 60cm x 20cm spread. Forms clumps of grassy foliage flowering throughout the summer and into autumn. Full sun and dry. Great planted with ornamental grasses.
The apple green ferny foliage emerges from a rhizomatous rootstock making a lovely ground cover in woodland conditions.The nodding panicles of pure white hanging flowers are held above this foliage and looks best in partial shade. The plant will tolerate some dryness, but as...
Forms grassy clumps with large, pendulous rich pink bells draped along the length of arching flower stems ,growing to only 30cm tall Rarely seen.
1.2m x 90cm. Full sun. The most well known hybrids if this specie. Produces showers of 'fairy-bells- in shades of pink, red and claret shades. These plants have not yet flowered but hopefully will this season. What you get will be a lucky dip as to colour. These photos shown...
Aa clumping perennial that is very easy to grow. Beginning in early summer, intense blue spheres measuring 1.5" across on tall stems. Bumblebees just love these flowers.. The foliage is silvery green. Echinops makes a great cut flower or dried everlasting. A very dramatic...
This is an evergreen perennial with sword-shaped, spiny-edged, blue-grey leaves and branched stems bearing small, egg-shaped white flower-heads in late summer. Wonderful in floral arrangements. In winter it make a striking plant with its dead stem and seedheads. Grows to 1m....
A plant every garden should have. A vigorous sub-shrub to 75cm. Foliage is glaucus and masses of mauve flowers. Will tolerate poor soils. Full sun is best.