This is an old variety providing another really useful perennial for your garden. In summer it freely produces large, single, bright golden-yellow flowers on usefully long stalks. Excellent for cutting. PB2
This is the copper flowered form of the Giant Himalayan Cowslip that will grow to a large size , stems up to 100cm. Best planted is a rich moist soil. If planted in drier soils it height is much lower. One of the last primulas to flower.
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.
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.
This hardy perennial from North China is grown for its towering spires of yellow, daisy-like flowers held above attractive foliage that is large and deeply cut. Prefers moist cool areas of the garden. 1.5-2m
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
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
Red Velvet' is a red-black colour on stems 60-80cm tall bearing flat heads 10cm across.
Lilium martagon is a beautiful lily. This hybrid produces pinkish flowers that have re-curved petals upon erect stems. The magnificent flowers look incredible when planting in the garden border, patio pot containers or can be a real talking point as part of a cut-flower...
Roman Wormwood. A low growing species, excellent as a ground cover or front of the border. Feathery grey-green leaves add a nice texture to the garden. Drought resistant once established. Flowers insignificant. Foliage has a pleasant camphor fragrance.
This hybrid appeared in our garden around 20 years ago. Similar in all ways to S. recognita but the flower stems are only to 75cm and the colour is a more intense pink-rose. In whorls of 6-10. The foliage is sage-green and intermediate between its parents. A very long...
'Raven' makes a clump of stiffly erect stems to 1m in height,. Deep claret-purple, bell-shaped flowers 4-5cm in length, the throat white, striped deep red
(syn. 'Balance') These flowers are in the Violet-purple colour spectrum reaching 60-70cm. Said to be mildew resistant. Summer flowering. 11x11x12PP
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...
Purple rain forms a bushy mound of fuzzy olive-green leaves. Spikes of rich violet-purple flowers in early summer and continue for weeks. The flowers of Purple Rain are darker than the species S. verticillata. Easy to grow, full sun.
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
From South America. 4-5cm high forming a dense carpet of small rich green rough leaves. The flowers are green and inconspicuous. Likes a shaded position.
An attractive monarda for your border. With scented aromatic foliage. It bears dense heads of pale lavender flowers. Good for cutting and for bees. This variety can be used as flavouring of certain meat and game dishes
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 beautiful handsome herbaceous salvia from China. Grows 60 x 60cm in semi shade to full sun with a cool soil over summer and well drained over winter. The handsome foliage has a dark maroon mid-rib and edging. The strong hairy stems develope soft yellow flowers in whorls of...
80cm. This Salvia paten var. has pale pink flowers from Dec-March. It overwinters okay in free draining soils (and not so free draining as with myself) or it can be lifted in the autumn and cared for as you would Dahlia.
To 45cm Fine curling leaves on a plant that has a 'spiky' look. Rather interesting.
Clump-forming, erect perennial to 60cm, with oval, dark green, roughly hairy leaves and black-eyed bright yellow daisies to 7cm in width from late summer to mid autumn. Good planted in drifts.
Slender lavender-blue ray-florets surround a golden yellow disc, forming good-sized flower-heads to 8cm across, Well-branching stems from midsummer to mid-autumn. Highly prized for its vigorous growth and resistance to disease. After flowering cut the flowered stems to the...