40- 60 cm The violet-blue flowers accent aromatic grey-green foliage. Long blooming season. Said to be rabbit resistant? Best in a sunny position. I consider this as the best Nepeta for display.
NOT FOR SALE 1m The flowers change in colour from orange to red bronze brown. Flower late summer and well into the autumn. Always sought after. Good for picking. NB. Recently I have been taking a great interest in the different heleniums. After reading many reports from...
75cm-1m tall stem. The flowers are yellow at first but the centres turn an attractive reddish-brown as they age. Long flowering especially by de heading. Good for picking.
Lower growing but a delightful shade of lavender pink fading with age. Originally from the Hawke Bay nursery of Peek Perennials many years ago.
Sun loving butterscotch flowers (paler than Terracotta) 50-80cm
An outstanding selection of this North American wildflower. Flowers when many other plants are waning. A bushy plant with deep green foliage. The tiny yellow flowers start to open on the .50m long arching flower spikes. Wonderful planted with the Michaelmas Daisies.
1-1.5m Strong erect stems with deep mahogany-bronze-red flowers depending on light conditions flowers can change to red-yellows with age. Starts to flower mid-late Feb. All Heleniums are stalwards of the hebaceous border for late colour. This is a selection of mine from a...
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
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.
Eye catching, brilliant orange-red tubular flowers atop 1m stems in February. The leaves are mid-green. PB2
'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...
50 to 65cm x 1m. Full sun to semi-shade. A superb geranium bred here in New Zealand suitable as a great ground cover as are all the x oxonianum varieties. Foliage dark green topped over the whole summer with pink flowers that darken with age. A limited number ready now.
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.
Masses of tiny salmon flowers that fade salmon-pink to cream on tall stems. Prefers full sun, but will tolerate a little shade.
This Geranium is one of the most compact varieties of Geranium himalayense bearing large violet-blue flowers with red-flushed, white centres. Its finely-cut foliage is also attractive.
60-80cm Lemon -yellow flowers.
Shades of deep to dusky rose with apricot and peach all blended together.
A selection of my own. The colour of clay brick dust. Growth habit as per other Achillea millefolium hybs.
Red Velvet' is a red-black colour on stems 60-80cm tall bearing flat heads 10cm across.
1.35m. Large single late flowering lavender-blue flowers in strong sprays that make a great spire. Ideal in the border and for cutting. The flowers have a pale yellow disc. One of the oldest cultivars.
This is a medium growing shrub reaching up to 1- 1.5 meter high by a similar width. It has velvety lime green, heart shaped leaves that may be up to 10 cm long. The late flowers are held on top of a floral spike. Flowering from early autumn until frost. This salvia is well...
A vigorous hardy candelabra primula with strong 45cm stems of orange-yellow flowers. Soon makes a nice clump. Needs a moisture retentive soil. The occasional plant will be with peachy-pink or reddish flowers. Closely related to P. beesiana.
A limited number of this new salvia is available now for the first time. This salvia is summer/autumn flowering with aromatic foliage and unusual bi-coloured flowers. Some flowers are fully pink, some white and some bi-coloured pink and white. Flowers can change from fully...
A NZ hyb. from a now closed nursery in Rangiora and named after the owners mother- in- law. A glorious colour as seen in the attached photo that I call a smoky mauve with a darker throat. 100cm
An evergreen perennial to 60cm with erect stems, and leathery leaves. The nodding flowers are usually purple-edged, pale green flowers to 2cm wide are borne in large open clusters. Late winter flowering. Great in deep shade. An erect grower. Personally my choice ahead of...