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Cenolophium denudatum

Cenolophium denudatum£3.50

Clumps of fine cut dark green leaves and wiry stems topped with heads of white flowers in summer. Long lived and hardy.

Eurybia radula

Eurybia radula£4.00

A compact plant with stocky stems topped with sprays of lavender purple flowers in mid-late summer. Makes a small patch and grows to about 35cm high. Drained soil in sun.

Nepeta tuberosa

Nepeta tuberosa£3.50

Rarely seen choice species with almost woolly foliage and spires of rich lavender blue-purple flowers to 60cm in summer. Drained soil in full sun.

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Dryopteris affinis 'Cristata'

Dryopteris affinis 'Cristata'£5.00

The King. A very popular form with multiply divided ends to the pinnae - cristate - giving a ruffled look to the fronds. Rich green clumps to 75cm. Shade, even fairly dry.

Dryopteris filix-mas 'Linearis Polydactyla'

Dryopteris filix-mas 'Linearis Polydactyla'£5.00

A splendid form of the native Male Fern with fronds that beome very finely divided and thread-like as the plant matures. Excellent deep green foliage for a shady corner, semi-evergreen. 90cm.

Eupatorium maculatum 'Gateway'

Eupatorium maculatum 'Gateway'£5.50

A large form with dark leaves, purple stems and big heads of purple flowers in late summer and autumn to 2.1m. Best in good soil in full sun.

Polystichum setiferum Plumosomultilobum

Polystichum setiferum Plumosomultilobum£5.00

Amazing frothy fronds on this tough, hardy, semi-evergreen fern. The divisions divided again and again to give a very fine effect. Shade, even fairly dry. 75cm eventually.

Geranium 'Rise and Shine'

Geranium 'Rise and Shine'£4.50

A new Geranium wallichianum hybrid from Marco van Noort. Big blue flowers with a tinge of pink near the white centres.

Geranium Summer Skies 'Gernic'

Geranium Summer Skies 'Gernic'£4.50

(Geranium pratense x Geranium himalayense 'Plenum'?) Pale violet-blue double flowers on this recent hybrid. Reasonable soil in sun, deciduous. PBR 60cm.

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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, 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!

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