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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.

Galtonia candicans£4.00

A really good bulbous plant for a sunny, well drained site. Funnels of broad greyish leaves and strong upright stems with spikes of large white bells in summer to 90cm.

Helianthemum apenninum£3.50

A British native species of Rock Rose, this makes a shrubby bush of greyish foliage and pretty creamy white flowers in spring and summer. Drained soil in full sun, trim after flowering. 30cm.

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.

Chrysanthemum 'Purleigh White'

Chrysanthemum 'Purleigh White'£3.50

An old variety from Essex with sprays of pom-pom flowers in late autumn, often into November. The flowers are pale pink in bud, open to bright white and then fade to pink again as they go over! Sun, ordinary soil. Easy. 80cm.

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.