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 Begonia sutherlandii 'Papaya' £4.50
A selection from this tuberous species with soft orange flowers from midsummer to the first frosts. Possibly hardy in drained soil with a good mulch. 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 Boehmeria platanifolia £5.00
Bold, soft green leaves with toothed margins on clumps of upright stems to c. 1m. Tassel like flowers can be ignored. A bold foliage plant for part shade. Average soil, not too dry.
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!
More details... Quick View Calamagrostis 'Glenorchy Fireworks' £5.00
A new introduction, untried in the garden as yet. Clumps of olive foliage to 60cm, no flowers yet! Hardy and more or less evergeen, probably best in sun, ordinary soil. Join us and try it!
More details... Quick View Calamagrostis brachytricha £5.50
Tufts of glossy, rich, green foliage and flowering stems to 1.2m. Upright plumes start pinkish in early autumn and fade to silvery buff. Good in winter.
More details... Quick View Calamagrostis emodensis £6.00
Loose clumps of upright stems with relatively broad greyish leaves and mad plumes of cream flowers that arch and curl to one side in summer. Drained soil in full sun. 90cm.
More details... Quick View Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Avalanche' £5.50
A new form from America with a stronger habit than ‘Overdam’ and a reversed variegation. Creamy white stripes, tinged pink and the usual purplish pink flowers in summer. 1.2m. Dense clumps of foliage provide upright columns of stems that last all winter, cut back in February.
More details... Quick View Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Stricta' £5.50
Very similar to the better known 'Karl Foerster' but flowers two weeks earlier, narrow flowers. Dense clumps of foliage and tall, upright stems topped with purple flushed green flowers in summer. 1.5m.
More details... Quick View Campanula lactiflora 'Platinum' £5.00
AGM The best form of this species in our opinion! Light grey-blue-pink flowers on tall strong stems in summer to 1.8m. Best in good soil in sun or light shade.
More details... Quick View Campanula ochroleuca £4.00
Clumps of hairy triangular leaves and low stems bearing slender creamy bells in summer. Easy, hardy and reliable for average soils in sun or part shade. 45cm.
More details... Quick View Campanula odontosepala from Iran £4.50
Low growing, suckering plant producing short arching stems with largish mid blue bells in late summer-autumn. Suitable for sun in drained soil. 25cm.
More details... Quick View Campanula persicifolia £4.00
A classic cottage garden favourite with rosettes of deep green leaves and tall spires of mid blue flowers in early summer to 1m.