Quick View Sempervivum ruthenicum £2.50
Rosettes of downy grey send up spikes topped with soft yellow flowers in summer. Quite different to most hybrid types. Full sun and very good drainage. 15cm.
More details... Quick View Seseli hippomarathrum £4.00
Neat clumps of pinnate feathery leaves send up wiry stems topped with heads of creamy white flowers that age to deep pink. Well drained soil in sun. 50cm.
More details... Quick View Seseli libanotis W&B-BG-B-10 £4.00
A superior perennial selection of this European native which makes clumps of small pinnate green leaves and wiry stems topped with multi-headed snow white umbels in summer to 45cm. Ordinary soil in sun.
More details... Quick View Silene dioica 'Ray's Golden' £4.50
A stunning form of the British native campion this has golden yellow foliage and bright pink flowers in spring and early summer. Ordinary soil in sun or light shade. 75cm.
More details... Quick View Silene fimbriata £4.00
Clumps of strong stems topped with masses of white Campions with frilly edges in spring. Good seed heads. Part shade, average soil. 80cm.
More details... Quick View Silene multiflora £4.00
Rosettes of broadly lanceolate grey leaves send up stocky stems topped with spikes of creamy white flowers with long pale green calyces and flared ends. Distinct pink filaments. Drained soil in sun, 50cm.
More details... Quick View Solidago x luteus 'Lemore' £4.50
Quite unlike the common Goldenrods, this low growing, bushy plant is topped with sprays of fluffy lemon yellow flowers in summer and autumn. Ordinary soil in sun. 60cm.
More details... Quick View Speirantha gardenii £4.00
An unusual relative of Lily of the Valley, this has evergreen, broad, strappy leaves and sends up plenty of spikes of scented starry white flowers in spring. Forms a patch. Good leafy soil in shade. 25cm.
More details... Quick View Stachys officinalis 'Hummelo' £3.50
Neat clumps of glossy green foliage and short spikes of bright reddish-purple flowers in summer. Compact plants for the front of the border. Average soil in sun. 25cm.
More details... Quick View Strobilanthes penstemonoides £5.00
New to us. Branched plants bearing purple-blue flowers in summer and autumn on a branching plant, so far to 50cm, probably taller once established. Seems hardy. Best in part/light shade.
More details... Quick View Strobilanthes rankanensis £5.00
Wonderful upright bushy plants with rich green foliage and branched stems of purple-blue trumpet shaped flowers from midsummer to autumn. Semi-evergreen in sheltered sites. Drained soil in sun, 1.2m.
More details... Quick View Symphytum 'Hidcote Pink' £4.50
A very useful evergreen groundcover for sun or shade. Large, rich green leaves and masses of two-tone pink flowers in late winter and spring to 30cm.
More details... Quick View Symphytum asperum £4.50
Well behaved clumps of big leaves produce strong, branched stems of tightly coiled ruby red buds that slowly expand and open to a clear cobalt blue to 1.2m in early summer. Shade, even fairly dry.
More details... Quick View Symphytum cordatum £3.50
A choice, neat, clump forming species with attractive cordate foliage and clusters of pale yellow bells in spring. Reasonable soil in part shade seems to suit it best. 20cm. Slow to increase.
More details... Quick View Teucrium scorodonia 'Crispum Marginatum' £4.50
An old favourite of flower arrangers for it's sage like leaves with fantastically ruffled margins, occasionally flecked white. Insignificant flowers. 20cm. Good soil in shade.
More details... Quick View Tragopogon porrifolius 'Mammoth' £4.00
Biennial. Clumps of grassy grey foliage will produce 1m stems in the second year topped wtih largish light purple dandelion-like flowers followed by attractive golden seedheads. Ordinary soil in sun.
More details... Quick View Trifolium rubens £4.50
Unusual in growing upright from a dense clump, none of this running and rooting nonsense! Largish heads of reddish purple flowers to 40cm. Ordinary soil in sun.
More details... Quick View Trifolium rubens 'Peach Pink' £4.50
Clumps of upright stems clad with narrow trifoliate leaves and topped with heads of peachy pink bobble-like flowers all summer. Shorter than the normal form, to about 35cm. Ordinary soil in sun. Well behaved and easy!
More details... Quick View Trifolium trichocephalum £5.00
Large heads of creamy yellow flowers over clumps of grey, soft, clover-like foliage. Average soil in sun. 40cm?
More details... Quick View Tritonia disticha ssp. rubrolucens £4.00
A fantastic Crocosmia relative with sprays of pleated sword-like leaves and masses of arching stems with lots of soft pink flowers from summer into autumn. Drained soil in full sun. 90cm.
More details... Quick View Tulbaghia 'Cosmic' £4.00
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.
More details... Quick View Uvularia perfoliata £4.00
A lovely spring woodland plant. Pale yellow bells on short arching stems to 30cm in April/May. Best in good leafy soil in shade.
More details... Quick View Uvularia perfoliata taller form £4.50
A lovely spring woodland plant. Pale yellow bells on taller arching stems to 45cm in April/May. Best in good leafy soil in shade.
More details... Quick View Valeriana officinalis ssp. sambucifolia £4.00
Clumps of pinnate foliage, amazing purple when fresh, and wiry stems of pinkish white, scented flowers to 1.5m in summer. A lovely elegant perennial to grow with taller ornamental grasses etc.
More details... Quick View Vancouveria hexandra £4.00
Very close to Epimedium, this woodlander has semi-evergreen divided foliage and sprays of white flowers in spring. Good soil in shade.