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.
More details... Anemanthele lessoniana £4.00
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... Anemone nemorosa 'Robinsoniana' £3.50
Masses of large flowers of a soft, pale blue on this Wood Anemone. Ideal for ordinary soil in shade. 15cm.
More details... Anemone nemorosa 'Vestal' £3.50
Popular form of Wood Anemone for its bright white flowers with a ruff of bright white petalloid stamens giving a near double look. Low growing spring flower for shade and ordinary soil. 15cm.
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AGM Fantastic heads of finely cut green bracts and no petals. 25cm.
More details... Add to Basket Aster 'Little Carlow' £4.50
AGM. Clumps of upright, branching stems with masses of lavender flowers in autumn. Dark stems and foliage contrast well. 1m Average soil in sun or part shade.
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Glistening purple flowers on leafy stems to 45cm. Clump forming, best in a drained soil in full sun. Flowers late summer to autumn.
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Lovely clear blue flowers from midsummer into autumn on stocky stems to 60cm. Drained soil in full sun for the best show.
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Listed under both C. hachijoensis and C. oshimensis this plant has a rich green foliage broadly centred creamy yellow. Clump forming to 20cm high and 40cm across. Not dry soil.
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Stiffly upright when young, becoming more arching with age. Narrow rich reddish brown leaves to 60cm. Does best in sun, average to moist soil.
More details... Add to Basket Cortaderia selloana 'Patagonia' £4.50
A recent introduction from Kurt Bluemel. Dwarf growth to only 1.4m. Steely grey foliage and warm buff flowers from July (rather than October as with other cultivars). Full sun, evergreen.
More details... 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.
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The Autumn Fern with its perpetual autumn colours. Largish fronds of a paleish green are flushed with bronze, orange and yellow. Easy and colourful. 60cm. Shade, decent soil.
More details... Dryopteris filix-mas 'Linearis Polydactyla' £6.00
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.
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Miss Willmott's Ghost. Very pretty biennial with rosettes of paddle shaped leaves and strong upright stems of spiny silvery flowers in summer. Drained soil in sun. 60cm.
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Upright stems of purple flushed leaves topped with heads of purple-pink flowers to 2m. Good winter seedheads.
More details... Filipendula rubra 'Venusta' £5.00
AGM Clumps of large, dark green leaves and tall stems topped with fluffy pink flowers in summer. Good to moist soil in sun. 1.5m.
More details... Add to Basket Galega x hartlandii 'Lady Wilson' £4.50
Pretty pink and white bicolor flowers on stems to 1m. Clumps of pinnate leaves below. Sterile so not a seeder but long lived and hardy. Ordinary soil in sun or part shade.
More details... Add to Basket Geranium 'Ann Folkard' £4.00
(Geranium procurrens x Geranium psilostemon)
From a compact root, flings out long flowering stems, which will scramble into adjacent shrubs, with black-eyed, magenta saucers. Golden leaves ageing to lime green. 1.5m across, 30cm high. Sun or light shade. May/June into autumn.
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(Geranium procurrens x Geranium psilostemon) AGM Similar to G. 'Ann Folkard' with golden foliage and magenta flowers but more compact. 50cm. Sun or light shade, ordinary soil.
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Clumps of yellow foliage and sky blue flowers over a long period on this hybrid raised by Hans Kramer. Best in light shade or a more open position if not too hot, reasonable soil. 45cm. PBR.
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AGM A mound of large pale blue flowers veined crimson. 45cm. Flowering June-August onwards. Reasonable soil in open or sunny position. Unique colour for a long flowering plant.
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(pratense x clarkei ‘Kashmir Purple’)
AGM This brilliant hybrid from Cambridge Botanic Garden has intense blue flowers with white centres from May to July and September onwards. Open position in average soil. 60cm x 90cm. Named after a street in Cambridge.
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(Geranium sanguineum x Geranium procurrens) AGM This Alan Bremner hybrid has intense reddish-pink flowers with bluish-purple shading over mounds of finely cut leaves from June to November. Average soil, sun or shade, 25cm. Brilliant.
More details... Geranium 'Ivan' £3.50
(Geranium psilostemon x (x oxonianum)?)
Excellent Geranium psilostemon hybrid with large, broad-petalled soft magenta flowers, dark-centred. Reasonable soil in sun, summer. 45cm.