"Evelyn" is a compact bushy semi-evergreen perennial to 60cm in height, with narrow foliage and slim panicles of tubular rose-pink flowers 2.5cm in length, the throat white with dark red lines
An impressive 'poker'. Large rounded heads bright orange with lemon base flowers.(flowers are much brighter than showing in photo) Broad foliage. Flowers late summer/autumn
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...
A good ground cover similar in all ways to 'Huntercombe Purple' but for its flowers which are a lighter shade of purple. We find it better in semi-shade. PB2 Large plants
Smaller growing than the species. Red stemmed with a delicate cream edge to the leaves. White flowers. Shade, and sun with moist soils. 2lt pots
1m. Large double bright purple-red flowers. Sprays of good shape and strong stems. Makes a compact clump good for the border or cutting.
Sambucus nigra Aurea is a large, bushy deciduous shrub with pinnate, deep golden-yellow leaves and flattish heads of small, scented creamy-white flowers followed by purple-black berries. PB2
A herbaceous perennial with bright green leaves that grows to about 1m. In early summer, masses of soft, fresh, bright green flowers appear This lovely plant will brighten a sunny herbaceous border or the edges of a woodland garden. In autumn the leaves fade to lovely...
Salvia involucrata 'Mulberry Jam' has crimson pink flowers and leaves that are ovate with purplish backs and deep green tops. The plant is tolerant of moderate frosts, grows well in full sun to a partly shaded position and responds well to summer watering. This is a much...
A vigorous plant with large flowers that open a cream-lemon fading with a lilac flush with age. One of the best. Semi-shade
1m. Flower-heads deep purple-pink, large, mid-season. Sprays with open branches. Very vigorous for the mid to back of the border. Great cutting. A substantial cultivar of top quality.
We have had this variety growing for many years. It 'arrived' thanks to the birds. It is low growing to approx. 50cm with upward facing burgundy flowers.
Violet-blue, daisy-like flowers on a low-growing, compact mound 20 x 20cm. Early blooming mid-to-late summer. Needs a sunny, well-drained site. Good rock garden plant Hardy
Clump-forming with clusters of pink flowers surrounded by an elegant ruff of magenta bracts.
Low growing shrub under 60cm. Full sun and dry tolerant when established. Flowering starting in early summer and continues until frost. Hardy.
Bellflowers are among the most popular of perennials. C. persicifolia is a species has been grown for centuries in the cottage gardens. Ground hugging dark green leaves, bear tall stems of large, open blue bell-like flowers over the summer months. Great for cutting. An...
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....
The green foliage is broadly marked with cream. The new foliage shows a strong pink colouring which fades away as the season passes. Yellow flowers. With us it prefers a cool or shaded position.
40cm, violet-blue flowers. Medium-late season(Feb-Apr) Good front of the border.
A deciduous, erect, bushy shrub that grows to 20′ tall and wide. Leaves of ‘Aureomarginata’ are pinnate, to 10″ long, consisting of green leaves with yellow margins. In early summer producesthe typical elderberry flower which is musk-scented. This plant can be cut to the...
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..
.A seedling from Fuego. Fuego should have a fiery orange colourflower but this seedling flowered in a soft lilac. This plant was taken to the UK were its name (Robin) was altered unbeknown to us to Javier. It was also sent to Wisley where it has been awarded AGM.
40-60cmA selection of P. yesoense var. hidakanum. New growth has a purple foliage effect. The flowers are pure blue.
Solomon's Seal. Graceful arching stems of dark green leaves. In early summer the stems are hung with clusters of green tipped white flowers that look like little bells. Sun if soil is moist otherwise semi-shade better. NB our form of Solomon's Seal does not run like some...
A shrub with aromatic and slightly sticky leathery leaves that grows to a height of 1 m. Light blue flowers are borne in summer. Native to the southwestern Cape of Africa. Said to grow to 1.5m high and as wide but with me has never reached 1m in either direction!