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Plants In Season Now
Rubus ulmifolius 'Bellidiflorus'

Rubus ulmifolius 'Bellidiflorus'£5.00

Amazing fully double soft pink bramble with pointed and almost frilly petals. Bronze tinted foliage. Thorny! Prune to size.

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For last minute gifts or indeed any other purpose our e-gift vouchers are ideal. Choose the value you require and email to your recipient.

Tulbaghia 'Cosmic'

Tulbaghia 'Cosmic'£5.00

A lovely T. violacea hybrid with pale pink flowers with a golden yellow corona. Hardy to at least -14C so far! Well drained soil in full sun. 60cm.

Latest Plants
Acorus christophii

Acorus christophii£4.50

Glossy, deep green, grassy foliage a little lusher than A. gramineus. Spikes of creamy white flowers nestle in the foliage. Seems happy in shade or sun, moist-average soil. 30cm.

Arisaema candidissimum

Arisaema candidissimum£12.00

Amazing white spathes with pink candy stripes inside appear slightly before the leaves in late spring. Big rounded trifoliate leaves make an attractive feature later. Good soil that never sits wet in shade. Flowers to 30cm, leaves to 75cm.

Syringa tomentella ssp. sweginzowii

Syringa tomentella ssp. sweginzowii£8.50

An elegant Lilac with an upright habit and long tapering racemes of pinkish lilac flowers in summer with a good strong but delicate scent. 2.5m. Best in good soil in sun or light shade.

Cyclamen hederifolium pink

Cyclamen hederifolium pink£4.00

The classic autumn flowered hardy Cyclamen with pink flowers and broadly triangular leaves with silver-grey markings. Foliage and flower colour vary. 10cm.

Satureja montana

Satureja montana£4.00

Winter Savory. A bushy culinary herb that is also a pretty ornamentla for drained soil in full sun. Fine dark green foliage and white flowers in summer. 15cm.

Hesperantha huttonii

Hesperantha huttonii£4.50

Delicate looking grassy leafed Iris relative with clusters of light sugar pink flowers from early summer til autumn. Even flowering size bulbs are tiny. 30cm. Drained soil in full sun.

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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