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Geranium 'Joy'

Geranium 'Joy'£4.00

Beautiful large silky pink flowers veined crimson and dark at the centre, are borne on a mound of elegant marbled leaves from June to autumn. For a well drained soil in sun. 30cm.

Pennisetum thunbergii 'Red Buttons'

Pennisetum thunbergii 'Red Buttons'£6.50

Salvia microphylla var. neurepia

Salvia microphylla var. neurepia£4.50

A special form we have grown for many years with brilliant scarlet flowers, dark stems and small shiny leaves. Shrubby habit, for a well drained sheltered spot. More or less hardy. 60cm.

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Rubus setchuenensis

Rubus setchuenensis£6.50

A giant, soft, bramble from Sichuan in China with thornless stems bearing big rounded lobed leaves and small pink flowers from midsummer. Probably best in shade, even quite dry, perfectly hardy here. 3m.

Salvia confertiflora

Salvia confertiflora£6.50

HALF-HARDY. Woody based herbaceous sage with big matt green leaves and spires of orange-red furry flowers to 1.8m from midsummer to autumn. Overwinter as cuttings or grow in a big pot and keep frost-free.

Dryopteris cycadina

Dryopteris cycadina£5.00

AGM An attractive semi-evergreen fern with light green fronds with black hairy stems. A fairly compact species to 60cm for ordinary soil in shade. Syn. Dryopteris atrata - the Black Wood Fern.

Eryngium agavifolium

Eryngium agavifolium£4.00

Amazing rosettes of bright fresh green spiny toothed leaves look a little like a bromeliad until they produce typical white-green sea holly flowers on strong upright stems to 90cm. Drained, good soil in sun.

Juncus pallidus

Juncus pallidus£6.50

A fantastic giant rush useful as a foliage accent in a range of places in the garden as it doesn't require particularly damp soil. Greyish green leaves to 1.8m.

Fuchsia fulgens

Fuchsia fulgens£4.00

TENDER AGM Rarely seen now this vigorous species from Mexico has large pale green leaves and big bunches of incredibly long tubed orange-red flowers with distinct creamy-green sepals. Potentially 2m!

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, 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.

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