Fine sprays of pink in large branching clouds. These look very fetching against the dark stems arching up to 2m. in late summer and autumn. Gorgeous cut flower. Semi shade. Tolerates dry & poor soil. Frost hardy. Low water need once established. Said to be rabbit resistant.
100-150cm Strong stems hold masses of golden flowers with a orange-red reverse. Developes a nice black cone with age. This is a selection of mine from a seed lot sent from overseas.
Salvia yunnanensis is native to China. It is found growing on grassy hillsides, forest margins, and dry forests at 1,800 to 2,900 m. It has tuberous roots and grows on erect stems to 30 cm tall. The blue-purple flowers are typical shape of the asian species. Hardy outside...
This hardy daisies is among the best choice for summer-long colour in the sunny border. Plants form a mound of ferny green leaves, bearing branches of daisy flowers through the summer months. This selection has pale sulphur yellow flowers that blend with nearly anything....
Only a few available at present so only one plant per customer. Geranium Criss Canning is thought to be a hybrid between G. pratensis and himalayensis, bred in Australia. This is one of the best blues. Given full sun to semi shade in a good well drained soil it will grow to...
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 moist position.
This South African beauty is a spreading semi-evergreen perennial forming a mat of light green, broadly ovate leaves. Two-spurred, salmon-pink flowers are borne in erect spikes on stems to 45cm in height Prefers full sun but will take a little shade.
The apple green ferny foliage emerges from a rhizomatous rootstock making a lovely ground cover in woodland conditions.The nodding panicles of pure white hanging flowers are held above this foliage and looks best in partial shade. The plant will tolerate some dryness, but as...
Forms grassy clumps with large, pendulous rich pink bells draped along the length of arching flower stems ,growing to only 30cm tall Rarely seen.
40-50cm high. Bright red daisy flowers atop tall stems, excellent for picking. A great border plant for a sunny position. PB2
Campanula glomerata 'Superba' is a strong-growing rhizomatous perennial forming a wide colony of erect stems to 60cm, with oblong to ovate leaves and dense clusters of deep violet-purple, bell-shaped flowers 3cm in length. Photo credit to the Hardy Plant Society UK..
Similar to Dark Beauty (syn Dunkle Pracht) 90-120cm Dark coloured petals with a brown centre disk This is a selection of mine from a seed lot sent from overseas.
A compact herbaceous perennial with finely dissected leaves and bright golden-yellow daisies in early summer 30-45cm Full sun
A fine selection of Marjery Fish. To 75cm the much divided leaves shimmer of silver. Perfect with copper foliage.
A stunning semi double form with dark blood-red flowers on stems 30-40cm. Opening in spring until early summer above light green foliage. Full sun, well drained soils. 11x11x12PP Few only
An upright grower to 1.5m with simple leaves. The flowers are yellow and the disk florets are copper-brown. Flowers over a long period. Full sun. Few only
A graceful dwarf growing iris best in semi-shade and moist soils. 25-30cm Flowers lilac/mauve pink. Good sized plants.
Telham Beauty has larger flowers than the species. Porcelain-blue. Stems erect holding the flowers above the foliage. Good for specimen planting in full sun or semi-shade. Summer flowering
40cm, violet-blue flowers. Medium-late season(Feb-Apr) Good front of the border.
A lower growing form of sage which makes it excellent for front of border display. Fragrant foliage and edible flowers make it good for culinary use. Full sun.
This foxglove has the typical tall spikes of large flowers in an unusual strawberry shade. Grow in moist but well-drained soil in partial shade.
100cm x 15cmThis aconitum was given to me by a gardener in Western Southland 30years ago. It's ID was not known to him. The closest I have come up with is A. carmichaellii which is an autumn flowerer but my plant flowers mid summer and is the first aconitum to flower for me....
(Prarienacht) Purple flower in late summer. 100cm. Moist soil are best with morning sun only if possible.
Commonly known as the Turkish sage. This is a herbaceous perennial, growing to about 100 cm tall, spreading above with soft wrinkled leaves. The hooded, yellow flowers appear from late sprin to summers end. The flowers are carried in whorls at intervals up the stout...
'Jupiter's Distaff'. Erect stems to1.5m with bright green hairy foliage that is well worth a site in the garden even without its flowers. The flowers are pale-yellow with maroon speckles. Great in shade or full sun.