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Salvia 'Royal Bumble'

Salvia 'Royal Bumble'£5.00

AGM Rich luxuriant red flowers of a good size on this fairly hardy shrubby sage with equally deep green leaves. Well drained soil in full sun for best results. 60cm.

Chrysanthemum 'Mei-kyo'

Chrysanthemum 'Mei-kyo'£4.50

An old, reliable variety with masses of double pink pom-poms in late autumn. Strong stems and not too tall. Average soil in sun. 70cm.

Euonymus fortunei 'Wolong Ghost' DJHC691

Euonymus fortunei 'Wolong Ghost' DJHC691£6.50

AGM Beautiful silver veined, lance shaped evergreen leaves. A trailing/climbing form that will self cling to a suitable surface. Best in at least some shade in most soils except wet. Can be pruned to size.

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Aquilegia rockii

Aquilegia rockii£4.00

Rarely cultivated species with elegant dusky purple flowers on an open plant to 50cm. Reminiscent of Aquilegia ecalcarata but larger and easier! Good soil in part shade.

Panicum virgatum 'Emerald Chief'

Panicum virgatum 'Emerald Chief'£4.00

A recent selection with an upright habit and sprays of open pinkish red flowers and good autumn foliage colour. Average to good soil in full sun. 1.2m.

Boehmeria tricuspis

Boehmeria tricuspis£4.00

A lovely clump forming foliage plant that also produces curious strings of tiny pink flowers in late summer. The fresh green, divided leaves are distinctive. Decent soil in shade. 50cm.

Commelina dianthifolia

Commelina dianthifolia£4.00

Brilliant blue flowers, like a Tradescantia, on grassy foliage to 30cm. A rarely seen clump forming tuberous plant for a well drained, warm, sunny position. Hardy in most of the UK.

Iris 'Webmaster' SDB

Iris 'Webmaster' SDB£4.50

An unusual colour combination on this strong variety - wine red flowers with lemon yellow markings in the centre of the falls and in the standards. Well drained soil in full sun. 25cm.

Geranium nodosum 'Clos du Coudray'

Geranium nodosum 'Clos du Coudray'£4.50

A recent introduction from the French garden of the same name. Purple flowers with pale edges and markings. Glossy green foliage. 30cm. Shade, even quite dry.

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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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