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 Symphyotrichum cordifolius ex. Piney Fork £5.00
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 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 novae-angliae 'Helen Picton' £5.00
A rather shorter form with rich violet purple flowers in autumn. Mildew free in reasonable soil in full sun. 90cm.
More details... Quick View Symphyotrichum novae-angliae 'Treasure' £4.50
Large flowers of a light purple on this tough, mildew resistant cultivar. Good soil in full 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 Thalictrum 'Elin' £4.50
A chunky hybrid between T flavum ssp. glaucum and T. rochebrunneanum. Glaucous foliage, purple stems and large heads of pink-purple flowers to 2m! Good soil in sun.
More details... Quick View Thalictrum aquilegifolium 'Thundercloud' £4.50
Clumps of finely divided foliage and fluffy pink purple flowers on upright stems to 1.2m in early summer. Best in good soil, not dry.
More details... Quick View Thalictrum dasycarpum £5.00
Stunning species with divided pink-purple new foliage that turns blue-grey as it emerges. Heads of cream flowers to 90cm in summer. Good soil in sun.
More details... Quick View Thalictrum sachalinense RBS0279 £4.00
Rarely seen this far east Russian species makes clumps of attractive fine-cut grey-green foliage and heads of creamy yellow flowers to about 75cm. Average soil in sun or light 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.
More details... Quick View Verbascum 'Coneyhill Yellow' £4.50
This fine plant arose on the nursery a few years ago, it appears to be a hybrid involving V. chiaxii. Delightful apricot-yellow flowers with a hint of pink, best seen to understand. 60cm. Hardy and perennial in ordinary soil in sun.