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.
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.
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.
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
pink flowers with a pale white centre 11x11x12 pots
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.
Geranium × oxonianum Winscombe has dense, lobed, mid-green leaves with cup-shaped, dark pink flowers appearing during summer.
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...
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
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.
'Big Ears' is a mat-forming herbaceous perennial grown for its soft, white-hairy green leaves to 25cm in length, and small purple flowers in summer. Great for edging and massing especially for those interested in White Gardens.
"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...
Clump-forming, herbaceous perennial with aromatic, lance-shaped leaves and terminal whorls of two-lipped, mauve to purple flowers from midsummer to early autumn. Said to be mildew resistant. 1m x 50cm 9x9x10PP
Grows to appox 50cm in height with thick shiny leathery leaves topped with racemes of bright blue flowers
A very hardy geranium that should be in all gardens. Rosy-purple flowers from spring and throughout the summer. The soft dissected foliage is light green and turns red in the autumn in cooler climates.
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...
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...
A cool lemon-yellow daisy which blooms endlessly throughout the summer. Not to be confused with A. t. 'Wargrave'. Our pick as the best Anthemis.
Makes a thicket of slender stems to 1.2-1.5m Brilliant red velvety flowers whose colour in intensifies as the summer progress's reaching its peak in the autumn until the frost. Do not prune back until growth resumes in the spring.
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
This form of Maltese Cross has dusky pink flowers - a bit more subtle than the normal orange form. Clumps and upright stems to 75cm.
This is one of several excellent selections of Spurge, becoming increasingly popular in gardens. Plants form a mound of stunning burgundy-purple foliage, bearing small clusters of greenish-yellow flowers, flushed with purple in spring and early summer. Clip plants back...
(syn. 'Balance') These flowers are in the Violet-purple colour spectrum reaching 60-70cm. Said to be mildew resistant. Summer flowering.