A clump forming perennial grass with flat green leaves to 90cm and bronze flowering panicles that fade to pale brown. One of the best grasses.
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
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.
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
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...
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.
60-80cm Lemon -yellow flowers.
Eye catching, brilliant orange-red tubular flowers atop 1m stems in February. The leaves are mid-green. PB2
False Dittany. 50 x 50cm. Very drought resistant making a shrubby evergreen mound. The foliage is grey-green, very hairy and soft. The flowers are small and insignificant. Needs good drainage but thrives in poor soils. If plants become leggy cut back hard in the spring.
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.
60-80cm. Sun or shade. Dark glossy foliage in tight rosettes. Yellowish-green flower-bracts spring to summer. Spreads so needs careful positioning.
1m A superb crocosmia with apricot/yellow flowers. Long lasting in late summer. Foliage iris-like PB2
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.
A garden hybrid from our garden Growing to a compact bush roughly 70cm high. This euphorbia if grown in a sunny spot develops flower bracts that turn from green beginnings to shades of rose.
pink flowers with a pale white centre 11x11x12 pots
70cm Described by some as a rose-red and hot lipstick pink!!! I call it a truely clean bright but soft pink! Full sun
Geranium × oxonianum Winscombe has dense, lobed, mid-green leaves with cup-shaped, dark pink flowers appearing during summer.
Syn. Andenken an Friedrich Hahn'. 'Garnet' is a bushy semi-evergreen perennial to 90cm in height, wit racemes of tubular bell-shaped, deep wine-red flowers 3cm in length. An old variety but tough and well tested over the years. Still one of the best penstemons. As with...
(syn. 'Balance') These flowers are in the Violet-purple colour spectrum reaching 60-70cm. Said to be mildew resistant. Summer flowering.
A long flowering season with distinctive whorls of narrow-petalled tufted pale pink flowers set above a ruff of purple bracts. Great when planted en masse. Associated well with grasses and makes a lovely winter silhouette as they die.
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
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
Late summer/autumn flowering on strong upright stems 1-1.3m. Produces a wonderful display of yellow flowers, the centre cone is a greenish yellow.