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Geranium phaeum 'Nightshade'£3.50

Hedera helix 'Silver Ferny'£4.50

Iris 'Quechee'£4.00

Kniphofia 'Fiery Fred'£5.00

Luzula sylvatica 'Bromel'£4.00


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.  More recently a 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!

With this latest incarnation of our website you can easily securely shop online and use our fab new 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.

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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.

Deschampsia cespitosa 'Schottland'£3.50

Evergreen clumps of long narrow leaves produce arching stems with bronzey-buff open panicles on early summer. Seed heads are held until winter. 90cm. Good soil in shade for best effect.

Deschampsia cespitosa 'Bronzeschleier'

Deschampsia cespitosa 'Bronzeschleier'£4.50

Clumps of narrow, deep green leaves and slender, arching stems bearing metallic bronze flower panicles from early summer, they turn buff with age. Average soil in sun or light shade. 1m.