Quick View Argemone ochroleuca £3.50
Mexican Poppy. Short lived or annual prickly poppy with greyish foliage and large pale creamy yellow flowers in summer. Dry, sunny site, to 45cm. Potentially invasive in warm climates (not UK!).
More details... Quick View Arisaema thunbergii £12.00
Strange brown and white striped hooded flowers with a very long "tail" for the beetles that polinate them in the wild to climb up! Tropical looking fresh green leaves and orange berries later in the summer. Hardy in pots and the ground in the recent cold winters.
More details... Quick View Arrhenatherum elatius var. bulbosum 'Variegatum' £4.00
Neat little clumps of boldly white variegated foliage to 25cm and upright flowers to about 50cm. Best in well drained soil in sun or part shade. Easy, very hardy and well-behaved.
More details... Quick View Artemisia lactiflora 'Elfenbein' £5.00
A beautiful and elegant German selection with fresh green foliage and sprays of creamy white flowers on strong upright stems to 1.8m. Good soil in sun or part shade.
More details... Quick View Arum 'XXL' £6.00
Wintergreen with faintly veined large rich green foliage. Yet to see full size here. Best in good soil in at least some shade.
More details... Quick View Arum purpureospathum £6.00
A rarely seen species with lush green foliage and dark purple spathe in the spring. A wintergreen species so best out of cold winds but hardy here for many years. Part shade. 30cm.
More details... Quick View Asclepias tuberosa £4.50
An amazing brilliant orange (or yellow) flowered plant from North America where it is known as Butterfly Milkweed - a clue to it's insect friendliness! Clumps of upright stems to 50cm. Good soil in sun.
More details... Quick View Aster trifoliatus ssp. ageratoides 'Asran' £5.50
Spreading clumps of wand-like stems with incised dark green leaves topped with generous heads of very pale lavender blue flowers in summer. Average soil in sun. 45cm.
More details... Quick View Astrantia major Gill Richardson Group £4.50
A deep ruby red flowered selection, our plants divisions from a particularly good one. Deep green foliage stained purple, especially on new growth. Good soil in sun. 60cm.
More details... Quick View Atriplex canescens £7.50
Silvery-grey, narrow leaves on this evergreen shrub from western, north America. A lovely contrast to many of the taller Verbenas etc. Drained soil in full sun. 1.8m.
More details... Quick View Begonia grandis 'Heron's Pirouette' £4.50
A stunning new introduction with attractive green leaves on red stems and large heads of rich pink flowers from July to the frosts. HARDY! Wild collected, Japan, 1997 by Dan Hinkley. 60cm.
More details... Quick View Begonia grandis 'Sapporo' £4.50
Hardy begonia from Japan with deep green leaves with brilliant red undersides and pink flowers from midsummer into autumn. Deciduous. Drained soil in some shade is best. 50cm.
More details... Quick View Begonia grandis ssp. holostyla 'Nanjiang Silver' £5.00
A bit different to the normal B. grandis evansiana types, with a lower growing habit, olive green leaves flushed red and covered with bright silver spots. Light to mid pink flowers from midsummer. Well drained but not dry soil in shade. 30cm.
More details... Quick View Bergenia 'Oeschberg' £4.50
Rarely seen now, this has upright leaves, narrower than some and lots of clear pink flowers in spring to 25cm. Good autumn and winter red-purple leaf colour. Drained soil in sun or light shade.
More details... Quick View Bidens aurea £4.00
An elegant, tall, late summer and autumn daisy with creamy yellow flowers on strong stems to 1.5m. Good soil in sun.
More details... Quick View Bidens aurea 'Hannay's Lemon Drop' £4.50
An elegant, tall, late summer and autumn daisy with bright yellow flowers with white tips to the petals on strong stems to 1.5m. Good soil in sun.
More details... Quick View Bidens aurea 'Supernova' £5.50
From John Tuite with larger flowers of a glistening yellow, the petals often wavy. Tall, willowy stems that shouldn't need support, grow it hard in full sun. 1.5m.
More details... Quick View Bidens aurea white flowered £4.50
Masses of pretty creamy white daisies in summer and autumn on willowy, but upright, stems. Blends really well with Miscanthus and other autumn flowers. Average soil in sun. 1.5m. [B. heterophylla]
More details... Quick View Boehmeria tricuspis £4.00
A lovely clump forming foliage plant that also produces curious strings of tiny pink flowers in late summer. The fresh green, divided leaves are distinctive. Decent soil in shade. 50cm.
More details... Quick View Bothriochloa bladhii £4.00
A clump forming grass with greyish, slightly hairy foliage and heads of silky flowers that start metallic red and fade to tawny buff. For full sun and well drained soil. May not be fully hardy in cold areas but is easy to keep in a cold greenhouse or sheltered corner.
More details... Quick View Bothriochloa ischaemum £4.50
Rarely seen compact ornamental grass with grey foliage and yellow stems supporting fingered red-purple flowers in summer to 60cm. Well drained soil in full sun.
More details... Quick View Brachypodium pinnatum £3.50
An unusual British native making loose clumps of light green foliage and arching stems of golden-green flowers in summer. Moist to dry soil in part shade is ideal! 40cm.
More details... Quick View Buddleja auriculata £8.50
Long narrow leaves with white felted undersides and racemes of creamy white strongly scented WINTER flowers. Somewhat tender so best protected in winter unless you have a warm sheltered wall. 2m.
More details... Quick View Buddleja colvilei pink form £6.50
New to us. A more or less hardy species perhaps best against a sunny wall with large hairy green leaves and pink flowers rather than the normal dark reddish shade. To 3m if happy and not pruned!
More details... Quick View Buddleja fallowiana var. alba £6.50
AGM Grey leaves with nearly white undersides and long tapering spikes of white flowers from midsummer into autumn. Deciduous, best in a sheltered position in full sun in drained soil. 2m.