Quick View Sesleria autumnalis £4.50
A neat clump forming ornamental grass with stiff yellow-green leaves and spikes of cream flower to 40cm in late summer and autumn. Good soil in sun or part shade.
More details... Quick View Setaria palmifolia £6.50
AGM TENDER Stunning grass with wide, pleated foliage to 60cm and tall arching flower stems to 1.2m. Best grown in a big pot and taken into frost-free for the winter.
More details... Quick View Silene fimbriata £4.50
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 Silphium asteriscus var. trifoliatum £5.50
syn. Silphium trifoliatum. An elegant prairie plant from north America with pretty yellow daisies on the top of stems with narrow leaves in whorls of 3. Not sure of height yet but probably at least 1.8m! Good soil in sun.
More details... Quick View Solanum laxum 'Coldham' £6.50
Beautiful palest blue flowers fade to sparkling white on this pretty hardy form of "potato vine". Ideal for a sunny wall in a sheltered spot or grow in a conservatory or cold greenhouse. Up to 5m but can be pruned!
More details... Quick View Solidago 'Foxbrook Fountain' £4.50
A great recent hybrid makes an upright tower topped with dense sprays of sunshine yellow flowers in late summer and autumn. 2m. Decent soil in sun.
More details... Quick View Sporobolus airoides £5.00
Dense clumps of fine, pale green foliage and silky spikes of golden flowers in late summer. Orange-red autumn foliage as well! Average soil in sun. 45cm.
More details... Quick View Stipa capillata £4.00
Neat clumps of fine green foliage and slender stems to 75cm topped with clusters of long awned golden flowers in summer. Drained soil in full sun.
More details... Quick View Stipa extremiorientalis £4.00
Tight clumps of broad, pale green leaves and tall, arching stems bearing spikes of awned yellow-green flowers in late summer to 1.5m. Ordinary soil in sun or part shade.
More details... Quick View Stipa pseudoichu £5.00
Slow growing clumps of upright foliage to 80cm and tall arching stems topped with silvery plumes to 1.8m in summer. Average soil in sun.
More details... Quick View Stipa robusta £4.00
Tight clumps of fresh green leaves and taller, arching stems topped with bristly coppery brown flowers followed by tawny seedheads to 1.2m. Drained soil in sun.
More details... Quick View Stipa splendens Trin. £4.50
Evergreen clumps of grassy foliage to 50cm and tall, upright airy flowers in early summer to 2m or more. Drained soil in full sun.
More details... Quick View Strobilanthes flexicaulis B&SWJ354 £4.50
Quite different to most species with small leaves on a low plant and blueish trumpet-like flowers in late summer and autumn. Average soil in sun or light shade. 50cm.
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 Strobilanthes wallichii £4.50
Eye-catching blue-purple tubular flowers in late summer and autumn on neat bushy plants covered with broad hairy leaves. Drained soil in a sunny position. 45cm.
More details... Quick View Stylophorum lasiocarpum £4.00
A cracking, clump-forming, poppy relative for shade with masses of generous yellow flowers in spring and summer. Easy, hardy and well behaved. 40cm.
More details... Quick View Succisella inflexa 'Frosted Pearls' £4.50
A scabious relative producing clouds of silvery white button-like flowers with a hint of pink all summer to 90cm. Hard to describe adequately! Ordinary soil in some sun.
More details... Quick View Symphyotrichum 'Little Carlow' £5.00
AGM. Clumps of upright, branching stems with masses of lavender flowers in autumn. Dark stems and foliage contrast well. 1m Average soil in sun or part shade.
More details... Quick View Symphyotrichum 'Primrose Path' £5.50
Pretty light lilac flowers with reddish purple centres in sprays on upright stems to 45cm. Tough and easy for sun or light shade, even fairly dry. Good autumn foliage.
More details... Quick View Symphyotrichum 'Vasterival' £6.00
Luminous whitish lilac-pink flowers on dark stems form a cloud in autumn. An excellent hybrid selection from Princess Greta Sturdza's garden. Good soil in sun. 1.5m.
More details... Quick View Symphyotrichum cordifolius ex. Piney Fork £4.50
Collected from a site destined for development! Branching stems bearing lots of lavender-blue flowers in late summer and autumn. 1m.
More details... Quick View Symphyotrichum ericoides 'Pink Cloud' £4.50
AGM Bolt upright clumps with fine foliage and clouds of pink flowers in autumn to 75cm. Average soil in sun. Good with autumn grasses.
More details... Quick View Symphyotrichum foliaceum coll. Montana £4.00
Clumps of deep green foliage and upright stems topped with heads of lavender-blue flowers in late summer. 50cm. Best in good soil in full sun, ideal with grasses like Panicum.
More details... Quick View Symphyotrichum lateriflorum var. horizontale £5.50
AGM Clumps of upright stems well clad with purplish foliage and then topped with massed sprays of tiny, near white flowers in autumn to 90cm. Average soil in sun but it does best in rich soil that doesn't dry out.