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. LIMITED NUMBER - More coming on
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
Shades of bright orange and yellow with chocolate brown centres. Big and beautiful. Height 1.3m and spread 40cm.
A great ground cover, as are all the macrorrhizum sp. with flowers a deep magenta held above the foliage late spring. Foliage develops a good colour during the autumn. PB2
Shades of deep to dusky rose with apricot and peach all blended together.
60-80cm Lemon -yellow flowers.
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.
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.
'Royal Bumble' is a bushy plant to 75cm high, evergreen, aromatic, glossy, deep-green leaves. Large, rich glowing orange-red flowers.Flowers from late spring to autumn.
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.
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
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.
Full sun in any well drained soils. Brilliant colours with prominent 'button' Compact to 1m. This is a selection of mine from a seed lot sent from overseas.
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.
A very pale pink form with rather pale green and slightly glossy foliage. This plant makes a splendid weed-proof ground cover. The foliage is aromatic, and will develop an autumn colour. Suitable in sun or shade. PB2
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.
1m A superb crocosmia with apricot/yellow flowers. Long lasting in late summer. Foliage iris-like PB2
70cm Described by some as a rose-red and hot lipstick pink!!! I call it a truely clean bright but soft pink! Full sun