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Geranium Rozanne 'Gerwat'

Geranium Rozanne 'Gerwat'£4.50

Probably the best known Hardy Geranium now, this modern hybrid has masses of large blue flowers with white centres from June till October or November. 45cm. Most soils in sun or light shade.

Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Hameln'£3.50

Probably the most reliable form of Pennisetum alopecuroides for the UK. Clumps of fresh green leaves and masses of fawn caterpillar-like flowers in autumn to 50cm.

Thalictrum 'Black Stockings'

Thalictrum 'Black Stockings'£5.50

A recent hybrid with lush green foliage and near black stems topped with fluffy clouds of purple flowers in late spring and early summer. 1m. Good soil in sun or part shade.

Thalictrum delavayi 'Album'

Thalictrum delavayi 'Album'£4.50

Tight clumps of fresh, light, green finely cut foliage and sprays of pure white flowers in late summer on this hardy perennial. Best in reasonable soil in light shade. 1.2m.

Miscanthus sinensis 'Flamingo'£6.50

One of the older varieties from Ernst Pagels. Tight clumps of upright stems that will be topped with arching plumes of pinkish silver flowers that fade to silvery grey. 1.5m.

Salvia lavandulifolia£4.50

A hardy, sub-shrubby sage for the typical well drained and sunny spot. Dense clumps of narrow, felted, grey-green leaves and spires of soft lavender blue flowers in summer. 50cm.

Welcome to The Plantsman's Preference website!
 

We have been selling an extensive range of Hardy Geraniums and Ornamental Grasses as well as many new, rare and unusual perennials (particularly those suitable for shade) since 1996, mail order since 1998 and online since 2000.  We probably have the largest collection of Hardy Geraniums for sale in the UK, with at least 200 different varieties over the course of a year.  We also grow a small, choice, selection of shrubby plants has been added, particularly those from the Caprifoliaceae

The most important factors in our choice of what plants we grow have always been; good garden value, growable, and possibly most important - we have to like it!  We are particularly keen that plants should get on with it without lots of fussing from the gardener so we generally do not grow anything that needs staking or deadheading!

Here on our website you can easily securely shop online and use our fab Plant Selector to help you find plants to suit your requirements or conditions.  Or you can just browse through the categories and A-Z pages.  If you have any questions please feel free to Contact Us, quickest response will be from the nursery phone number at the top of every page, please leave a message if we're unable to answer.

Don't forget to try and Visit the Nursery and see the plants in real life!
 

Featured Plants
Molinia caerulea ssp. caerulea 'Poul Petersen'

Molinia caerulea ssp. caerulea 'Poul Petersen'£3.50

A recent introduction this makes good clumps of rich green foliage and tallish stems of flowers, purplish to start then tawny buff through the winter. 1m.

Persicaria amplexicalus Taurus 'Blotau'

Persicaria amplexicalus Taurus 'Blotau'£4.50

One of the best, older forms with masses of good sized spikes of ruby red flowers from midsummer til late autumn. Clumps to 80cm. Ordinary to good soil in sun or light shade.

Phlox carolina 'Bill Baker'

Phlox carolina 'Bill Baker'£3.50   £1.75

A low growing species from North America, this cheerful pink form collected by Bill Baker. Average soil in sun or light shade. 40cm.