Quick View Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Hameln' £4.50
Probably the most reliable form of Pennisetum alopecuroides for the UK. Clumps of fresh green leaves and masses of fawn caterpillar-like flowers in autumn to 50cm.
More details... Quick View Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Woodside' £5.50
A good reliable form for the UK where it will flower well most years. Clumps of arching foliage and spikes of light flowers which turn buff. Best in good soil in sun. 75cm.
More details... Quick View Pennisetum macrourum £5.00
Amazing long tapers of buff flowers on wiry stems to 2.4m from midsummer till the first frosts. Well drained soil in full sun or grow in a large pot and take in for the winter in cold areas.
More details... Quick View Pennisetum orientale 'Robustum' £10.00
A more vigorous form, earlier to flower and with broader, grey-green leaves. Tail-like flowers start pinkish grey before turning a rich buff. Hardy in a sheltered sunny place with good drainage. 1m.
More details... Quick View Pennisetum orientale 'Shogun' £6.00
An excellent variety with red-pink feathery flowers that fade to buff. Greyish foliage and a good upright habit add to the benefits. 75cm. Warm, sunny spot with well drained soil.
More details... Quick View Pennisetum orientale 'Tall Tails' £6.00
A good strong, hardy, form of this deciduous species producing dense spikes of pinkish buff flowers all summer to 1.5m. Much more vigorous than the species, forms a clump.
More details... Quick View Pennisetum thunbergii 'Red Buttons' £6.50
Brilliant red bobble flowers attract the eye from a distance on this loosely clump forming species for drained soil in a warm sunny spot. Bright green foliage. 60cm.
More details... Quick View Pennisetum villosum £6.50
Low clumps of greyish foliage and masses of over-the-top creamy caterpillar-like flowers from midsummer till the frosts. Well drained soil in sun. 45cm.
More details... Quick View Persicaria amplexicaulis 'Alba' £4.50
Slender white spikes over large pale green leaves in summer. Decent soil in light shade. 90cm.
More details... Quick View Persicaria amplexicaulis 'Early Pink Lady' £4.50
A lovely variety with a lower growing habit than many, to c.80cm with us. Dark green foliage and bluish pink spires of flowers in late summer and autumn. Average soil in sun.
More details... Quick View Persicaria amplexicaulis 'Eastfield' £6.00
A rare variegated selection from Chris Ghyselen with finely white speckled leaves and spires of red flowers in summer. Compact and quite slow growing, to 1m. Light shade and good soil.
More details... Quick View Persicaria amplexicaulis 'Firedance' £5.00
Brilliant tapering spires of scarlet flowers from midsummer into the autumn. Well behaved, and self-supporting to 1.5m. Best in good soil in sun but flexible!
More details... Quick View Persicaria amplexicaulis 'Red Baron' £5.00
A recent introduction from Belgian Collection Holder Chris Ghyselen. Compact plants with dense spikes of rich red flowers from midsummer till the frosts. 60cm.
More details... Quick View Persicaria nepalensis £4.00
Wonderful groundcover for light shade or shade. Foliage emerges green with a dark chevron and turns reddish later in summer. Pinkish white flowers from midsummer. 30cm. (previously sold as P.alata)
More details... Quick View Persicaria runcinata 'Purple Fantasy' £5.50
Mint green leaves with bold silver and burgundy chevrons, the whole leaf will turn bright red with cold weather when grown in sun, retaining the chevron. Good soil in sun or part/light shade. 45cm.
More details... Quick View Persicaria sp. aff. chinensis var hispida MCW29 £6.50
Bushy plants with lovely softly hairy leaves pinkish bronze on the new growth fading to greener. Clusters of pink-red flowers in late summer and autumn. Suspect hardy if mulched well. 1m. Part shade.
More details... Quick View Persicaria virginiana 'Alba' £5.50
Clump forming with an upright bushy habit. Lovely mossy green leaves with a faint chevron and narrow tapers of tiny white flowers in mid-late autumn. Hardy, deciduous and best in shade. 90cm.
More details... Quick View Persicaria virginiana 'Lance Corporal' £5.50
Striking dark brown chevrons on mossy green foliage held on upright bushy growth. Clump former for at least some shade. Red flowers late autumn to 90cm.
More details... Quick View Peucedanum rablense £4.50
New to us, perennial umbellifer with very fine cut green leaves. Should produce airy white heads to 40-80cm. Drained, but not dry, soil in full sun.
More details... Quick View Phalaris arundinacea var. picta 'Streamlined' £5.00
Much finer variegation than the common form. This has fine white stripes often tinted pink. 1m.
More details... Quick View Phlox x arendsii 'Luc's Lilac' £5.50
Stunning lilac pink flowers in large panicles on strong, upright stems to 1.5m or even more! Self-supporting. Smaller flowers than typical border phlox but the better for it! Good soil in sun.
More details... Quick View Phyteuma betonicifolia £4.00
Alpine campanula relative which forms neat rosettes of lance-shaped leaves and spires of blue flowers to 30cm in spring. Drained soil in sun, ie rockery.
More details... Quick View Pilosella aurantiaca £4.00
Fox and Cubs. Spreading patches of hairy leaves and masses of orange flowers from red buds in summer to 40cm. Drained soil in sun. Very popular with many insects.
More details... Quick View Pimpinella major 'Rosea' £4.50
A perennial pink cow parsley! Clumps of fine cut fresh green leaves and heads of soft pink flowers to 75cm in summer. Good soil in sun or light shade.
More details... Quick View Platycodon grandiflorus £4.00
AGM Clump forming Campanula relative with lax stems of greyish-green leaves and balloon-like buds opening to wide bells of blue or pink flowers (rarely white). Decent soil in sun or light shade. 40cm.