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 Acaena microphylla 'Kupferteppich' £3.00
New Zealand burr. A compact mat-forming evergreen alpine. Pretty coppery foliage with cream flowers followed by bright red seedheads all summer. 5cm. Drained soil in sun.
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.
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.
Add to Basket Aconitum uchiyamae B&SWJ1216 £3.50
A tough tuberous rooted species from Korea. Herbaceous clumps to 1m topped with large purple-blue flowers in summer. Any drained soil in sun or light shade. Very early into growth with attractive bronzed foliage from January.
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' £4.00
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.
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 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 £3.00
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 reptans 'Binblasca' Black Scallop £3.50
A recent introduction with dark blackish foliage, a similar size to ‘Jungle Giant’ et al. Stunning foliage plant for average to good soil in sun or shade. Blue flowers in good spikes to 20cm. PBR
Add to Basket Ajuga reptans 'Choc Ice' £3.00
A new compact form with chocolate brown foliage and neat spikes of white flowers in spring. Good evergreen groundcover for part shade or shade.
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.
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 Anemonella thalictrioides 'Amelia' £8.00
A lovely form with single flowers of a clear candy pink in early spring above a clump of finely cut glaucous foliage. Good, leafy soil in shade, not dry. 20cm.
Anemonella thalictrioides f. rosea £3.50
Pale lilac pink flowers on this form over clumps of pewtered green leaves. Early into growth and flowering from mid-late March in good leafy soil in shade. 20cm.
Anthriscus sylvestris 'Ravenswing' £3.00
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.
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.
Aquilegia flabellata var. pumila £3.50
Sky blue flowers with white centres on low growing plants. Neat habit to 30cm. Ordinary soil in sun or light shade.
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.
Add to Basket Artemisia vulgaris 'Janlim' £3.00
Bold creamy splashed and spotted variegated foliage on this very hardy perennial clump former. Best in part or light shade. 50cm.
Add to Basket Arum 'Chameleon' £4.00
A stunning winter-green type with large mid green leaves with a heavy pewter marbling over most of the leaf, just a narrow band of plain green round the edges. Typical pale flowers in late winter. 40cm. Average soil in part shade.