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.
A form of Cow Parsley with mahogany-bronze ferny foliage and umbles of white flowers October-December. Hardy and long lived.
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.
Firedance is a robust, clump-forming perennial with mid-green, wavy-edged, oval to heart-shaped leaves to 10cm long. Long stalked, narrow spikes of red flowers are borne in profusion from midsummer to early autumn, grows to 90cm high PB2
Sun loving butterscotch flowers (paler than Terracotta) 50-80cm
Mainacht=Maynight. The perennial sages are invaluable for their rich display of spiky flowers in the early summer border. This selection is medium in size, with flowers of deep indigo violet-blue. Remove faded blooms to encourage repeat flowering. Excellent for cutting....
'Island Alum Root'. A native to the Channel Islands. A tough plant and our favorite heuchera. Likes part to full shade. Its pinkish-white flowers on tall stems are great for picking. Looks great in floral arrangements. A good ground- cover plant
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
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.
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...
I recieved this euphorbia many years ago as E. brittingeri, but it now appears to be known as flavicoma. Related to epithymoides. 20-30 cm. The floral leaves are lime-yellow and are produced from late October and continue for at least four months. It self seeds making an...
Eye catching, brilliant orange-red tubular flowers atop 1m stems in February. The leaves are mid-green. PB2
60-80cm. Sun or shade. Dark glossy foliage in tight rosettes. Yellowish-green flower-bracts spring to summer. Spreads so needs careful positioning.
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.
60-80cm Lemon -yellow flowers.
Shades of bright orange and yellow with chocolate brown centres. Big and beautiful. Height 1.3m and spread 40cm. Sold out until spring 2018 (approx Nov)
This is a new wallflower to us but a beauty. 'Found' by my brother-in-law at the Dunedin Farmer's Market Dark green foliage and flowers in a wine-red. grows to approx 45cm x 45cm
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.
90-120cm x 60cm. Lush growing. Broad dark foliage. The flowers are larger than the species. Violet-blue with yellow centres. looks great with grasses and contrasting plants such as Achillea Anthea or A. Gold Plate.
1-2m. Large and rounded, dusky magenta buds cluster at stem tips and open into brilliant pink, fuzzy tubular flowers toned down by deep purple calyxes. Handsome, dark green nearly heart-shaped leaves are arranged in pairs and complement red petioles on strong straight stalks....
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...
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.
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...
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.