Quick View Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Moudry' £5.00
Lush clumps of rich green leaves make an attractive arching mound and produce bottlebrush flowers in autumn. 70cm. Good soil in sun. Needs a warm site to flower well in the UK.
More details... Quick View Iris missouriensis £4.50
Tight clumps of upright greyish foliage produce elegant flowers in summer, in this form of a light denim blue. Good soil in full sun. 1m.
More details... Quick View Sorghastrum nutans £3.50
A clump forming grass from the north American prairies and savannahs. Variable blue-grey to green leaves in clumps to 45cm and golden brown flowers to 60cm. Drained soil in full sun but not too dry!
More details... Quick View Geranium sanguineum 'Max Frei' £3.50
Low growing with masses of magenta flowers. 15cm. Very tolerant and thrives in dry sunny positions. Main flowering from May-July, repeating August-October.
More details... Quick View 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.
More details... Quick View Panicum virgatum 'Rotstrahlbusch' £3.50
A bushy plant turning red early on to 1m. Good sprays of reddish flowers from July/August.
More details... Quick View Sambucus nigra 'Ardwall' £6.50
Bright yellow new growth on this selection from the island off the south west coast of Scotland. Typical white flowers and black berries. Cut back in late winter for the best foliage. 3m.
More details... Quick View Geranium x cantabrigiense 'Crystal Rose' £4.00
A new sport from Ger. x cant. 'Westray' with amazingly bright reddish magenta flowers in spring and early summer to 20cm. Low evergreen groundcover for sun or part shade.
More details... Quick View Miscanthus 'Flammenmeer' £8.50
One of the best for autumn foliage colour, this makes neat clumps of leafy stems to 1.2m. Light green in summer, turning into a bonfire of autumn colour from July until the frosts. Thin reddish flowers. Good soil in full sun.
More details... Quick View Lathyrus latifolius £5.00
A lovely perennial sweet pea with large flowers of bright pink, pastel pink or white in summer. Scrambling/climbing, for ordinary soil in sun. 1.8m.
More details... Quick View Amsonia elliptica £4.00
Tight clumps of upright stems topped with clusters of starry, porcelaine blue flowers in late spring and summer to 45cm. Broad, fresh green leaves that turn yellow in autumn. Drained soil in sun.
More details... Quick View Molinia caerulea ssp. arundinacea 'Mostenveld' £5.00
A brilliant new variegated selection from Belgium. Crisp white striped foliage and arching flowers to 1.2m. Good soil in full sun, or with the variegated leaves this could be good in a big pot.
More details... Quick View Symphyotrichum foliaceum coll. Montana £4.00
Clumps of deep green foliage and upright stems topped with heads of lavender-blue flowers in late summer. 50cm. Best in good soil in full sun, ideal with grasses like Panicum.
More details... Quick View Coreopsis tripteris £3.50
A tough, reliable hardy perennial with willowy stems to 1.2m or more, topped with scented golden daisies in summer. Good soil in sun. Quite different to the low growing types.
More details... Quick View Helianthus maximiliani £5.50
Bright yellow sunflowers are produced in late summer and autumn on this tall north American prairie plant. Spreads but not uncontrollable. Average soil in sun. 2.4m.
More details... Quick View Helianthus giganteus 'Sheila's Sunshine' £5.00
Clouds of creamy yellow flowers on tall stems on this delightful autumn flowering perennial sunflower. Well behaved herbaceous plant for good soil in full sun. 2.4m.
More details... Quick View Monarda 'Aquarius' £3.50
One of Piet Oudolf's introductions this has pink flowers and mildew resistant foliage. Strong stems to 1.2m. Best in good soil in full sun.
More details... Quick View Mukdenia rossii 'Karasuba £5.00
A lovely woodlander with attractive palmate foliage and white flowers in early spring. Good foliage colour in spring and autumn. Deciduous. Good soil in shade. 35cm.
More details... Quick View Anemanthele lessoniana £3.50
syn. Stipa arundinacea - New Zealand Wind Grass. Green foliage tinted orange and red in late summer and autumn. Wispy flowers form a cloud above the foliage in late summer. 1m. Not dry.
More details... Quick View Polygonatum verticillatum £4.00
Upright stems with whorls of narrow leaves to 90cm. The clusters of narrow flowers appear in the leaf axils higher up the stems in late spring. Good, woodsy, soil in shade. Less attractive to sawfly.
More details... Quick View Acaena caesiiglauca £3.50
Low mats of blue-grey foliage produce globular heads of white flowers that mature to warm reddish brown seeds that are the most attractive feature. Drained soil in sun. 10cm.
More details... Quick View Anemone multifida £3.50
Neat clumps of narrowly divided leaves and pale ceamy yellow flowers to 25cm in spring. Well drained soil in sun, ideal for rockery or the front of a border.
More details... Quick View Calamagrostis emodensis £3.50
Loose clumps of upright stems with relatively broad greyish leaves and mad plumes of cream flowers that arch and curl to one side in summer. Drained soil in full sun. 90cm.
More details... Quick View Geranium sanguineum 'Shooting Star' £4.50
A rare form from Rolf Offenthal with rich pink-magenta flowers of a decent size and deep green leaves to 25cm x 60cm spread. Sun or light shade, ordinary to dry soil.
More details... Quick View Molinia caerulea ssp. arundinacea 'Staefa' £4.00
Relatively short for this subspecies, to 1.5m, airy heads of fine flowers in summer. Clumps of arching leaves to 45cm. Good soil in sun.