'Terracotta' , flat sprays of deep orange-yellow flowers which fade to cream. .75PB
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
60-80cm Lemon -yellow flowers.
A selection of my own. The colour of clay brick dust. Growth habit as per other Achillea millefolium hybs.
Shades of deep to dusky rose with apricot and peach all blended together.
(East Friesland) This German selection has a nice compact habit, and flowers of deep violet-purple. Remove the faded flowers to encourage repeat blooming, or simply cut back hard after flowering is finished. Plants are reasonably drought tolerant, once established. Excellent...
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
Red Velvet' is a red-black colour on stems 60-80cm tall bearing flat heads 10cm across.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Synonyms Euphorbia polychroma Euphorbia villosa Friv. ex Boiss. Dark green, lance-shaped leaves are topped with a froth of bright, acid yellow spring flowers that form a distinctive star shape. Looks lovely as part of a green and yellow planting. In autumn the foliage turns a...
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 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
This grows into a neat bushy habit and a long season of interest. Violet-blue flower spikes are borne on stiff stems in mid-summer. Grow in fertile, moist well-drained soil. Best in full sun but can tolerate light partial shade. Good as a cut flower.
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...
1m A superb crocosmia with apricot/yellow flowers. Long lasting in late summer. Foliage iris-like PB2
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...
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...
Geranium × oxonianum Winscombe has dense, lobed, mid-green leaves with cup-shaped, dark pink flowers appearing during summer.
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
This sunflower is a beauty with citrus yellow daisies on robust columns of deep green foliage. Makes a strong architectural statement. Late summer/autumn flowering in any soil as long as it receives plenty of sun. Grows to almost 2m so best at back of the border.
"A variety similar to 'Dixter' but lighter coloured foliage. Grows slightly taller than 'Dixter' with dark orange floral leaves. The colour is not as bright as 'Fireglow' but distinct from 'Dixter'." This description is from a book on euphorbia which explains it easier than I...
This plant, produces masses of crimson scabiosa-like flowers on many branching stems over a very long flowering season.