Acaena buchananii £2.50
Carpets of blue-grey pinnate foliage and heads of whiteish flowers followed by red-brown seedheads to 10cm. Drained soil in sun.
Add to Basket Acanthus hungaricus MESE311 £4.50
(Collected as A. balcanicus MESE 311) A neat, deciduous, plant with jagged green foliage and stocky spikes of soft pink flowers from green bracts. Drained soil in full sun. 30-60cm.
Acanthus mollis 'Rue Ledan' £4.00
A pure white flowered form of this reliable garden perennial. Big clumps of deep green jagged foliage and spikes of flowers to 90cm. Average soil in sun is best.
Add to Basket Achillea ptarmica 'Nana Compacta' £3.50
Stocky plants with bright green foliage and fresh white flowers in summer. Long flowering. Average soil in sun. 30cm.
Aconitum x cammarum 'Eleonora' £4.50
Pretty white flowers with violet edges in spikes on strong, upright stems on this herbaceous perennial. For ordinary to good soil in sun or part shade. 80cm.
Acorus christophii £3.00
Glossy, deep green, grassy foliage a little lusher than A. gramineus. Spikes of creamy white flowers nestle in the foliage. Seems happy in shade or sun, moist-average soil. 30cm.
Add to Basket Acorus gramineus 'Ogon' £3.00
A valuable, evergreen, yellow variegated version. Lovely for its bright winter effect. Grass-like arching foliage to 30cm in average to good soil in shade or part sun.
Add to Basket Actaea spicata £4.50
Clumps of cut light green foliage and spikes of creamy white flowers in summer followed by black berries in autumn. Deciduous woodland plant preferring at least some shade and decent soil. 60cm.
Add to Basket Aegopodium podograria 'Variegata' £3.00
A wonderful groundcover for difficult shady areas in the garden this bright white variegated ground elder is less invasive than it's green relative! Typical heads of white flowers in summer. Spreading. 40cm.
Add to Basket Aegopodium podograria gold margined £3.00
A version with a more golden yellow variegation to the foliage. Typical heads of white flowers in summer. Spreading. 40cm.
Add to Basket Agastache nepetoides £3.50
Underused and underrated in my opinion, this very hardy and reliable perennial makes neat clumps of upright stems topped with spikes of yellow flowers in late summer followed by excellent seedheads.
Add to Basket Ajuga incisa £3.50
Lush, tropical looking jagged leaves on this clump forming woodland plant. Spikes of good purplish blue flowers in spring/summer. Good soil in shade. 30cm.
Add to Basket Alchemilla erythropoda £3.50
Low growing clumps/patches of blue/green leaves with silvery margins. Short stems bearing clusters of apple green flowers which turn rusty-red from spring. 20cm.
Alchemilla fissa £4.00
New to us and hard to find out much about it! Very small growing species with bright silver hairy margins to blue-green foliage. Will presumably have yellow-green flowers like the others! Only 5cm so far.
Add to Basket Allium sphaerocephalon £3.00
A bulbous perennial, mid-green leaves. Bears heads of pink-purple flowers to a height of 60cm Flowers from May to June. Deciduous. Hardy. Ordinary, drained, soil in sun.
Add to Basket Althaea cannabina £3.50
Clouds of very pretty light pink flowers on strong upright stems to 2.4m in all summer. Fingered leaves and unlike most of it's hollyhock relatives, no rust. Easy and perennial, for ordinary soil in sun.
Amsonia illustris £4.50
Clumps of upright, wand-like, stems with lots of narrow leaves and topped with clusters of light blue flowers in summer. Brilliant yellow autumn foliage. 50cm. Reasonable soil in sun.
Add to Basket Angelica arguta ex. Washington State, USA £4.00
Clumps of big, finely divided leaves to 1m and strong stems of creamy umbels followed by yellow-brown seeds in autumn. Hardy and very perennial. 1.5m. Ordinary soil in sun.
Add to Basket Anthericum ramosum £4.50
Bulbous perennial with grassy grey-green leaves and branched spikes of white flowers in summer. Well drained soil in full sun. 45cm.
Add to Basket Anthriscus sylvestris 'Ravenswing' £3.50
Purple leafed cow parsley! Best leaf colour in full sun where the white flowers provide a good contrast. Self-seeds mostly true to colour. Any soil in sun or light shade. 1m.
Add to Basket Aquilegia chrysantha 'Yellow Queen' £3.00
A good form of this delightful American species with golden yellow, long spurred flowers on wiry stems to 80cm. June to August.
Argemone grandiflora £3.00
Prickly Poppy from the USA, grey foliage and strong stems with spiky buds that open to reveal large white flowers with reddish middles. Architectural prickly seedheads follow. Hardy and perennial given very well drained soil in full sun. 45cm.
Add to Basket Arisaema thunbergii £12.00
Strange brown and white striped hooded flowers with a very long "tail" for the beetles that polinate them in the wild to climb up! Tropical looking fresh green leaves and orange berries later in the summer. Hardy in pots and the ground in the recent cold winters.
Add to Basket Arisarum proboscideum £3.00
Mouse Plant. Mats of arrow-shaped, glossy, dark green leaves. In spring hooded, dark brown -purple spathes with long tails. 15cm. Sun or light shade, drained soil.
Add to Basket Armeria maritima 'Rubriflora' £3.00
A recent unusual form of thrift with reddish purple suffused foliage and rich pinkish-purple flowers on wiry stems to 30cm. Well drained soil in sun.
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