Quick View Aquilegia buergeriana £4.00
Unusual soft yellow and reddish purple flowers on airy stems to 90cm on this species from Japan. Best in part or light shade and ordinary soil.
More details... Quick View Aquilegia vulgaris var. stellata 'Ruby Port' £4.00
Delightful starry, open, double flowers in a rich ruby red on this form to 60-80cm. Easy in most soils in sun or part/light shade.
More details... Quick View Arisaema candidissimum £12.00
Amazing white spathes with pink candy stripes inside appear slightly before the leaves in late spring. Big rounded trifoliate leaves make an attractive feature later. Good soil that never sits wet in shade. Flowers to 30cm, leaves to 75cm.
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 Arum 'Chameleon' £4.50
A stunning winter-green type with large mid green leaves with a heavy pewter marbling over most of the leaf, just a narrow band of plain green round the edges. Typical pale flowers in late winter. 40cm. Average soil in 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 Asarum caulescens £4.50
Low growing evergreen groundcover with heart shaped leaves. The stems are clothed with whiteish hairs and the leaf tops shorter almost gingery hairs. Small reddish-cream flowers in spring. 15cm, Good soil in shade.
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 Asphodelus albus £6.00
Deciduous clumps of glaucous grassy leaves send up strong stems with dense spikes of snowy white, starry flowers with pinkish veins from brown buds. Late spring into summer, drained soil in full sun. 1.5m.
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. evansiana var. alba £4.50
The beautiful white flowered form of this hardy Begonia. Light green leaves with red veined and flushed backs. Flowers in late summer and autumn to 60cm.
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 'Claire Maxine' £4.50
One of the best in the recent RHS trials with a compact habit, good purple-red winter foliage and lots of clear pink flowers in spring. Good for a sunny drained position. 40cm.
More details... Quick View Bidens aurea £5.50
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 '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 £5.50
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 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 colvilei pink form £10.50
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!