Quick View Commelina tuberosa Coelestis 'Alba' £4.50
A striking white flowered form of this tuberous hardy perennial. A long succession of flowers from midsummer to the frosts, 50cm. Sun or light shade, shelter.
More details... Quick View Convallaria keiskei £4.50
Rarely seen this species is much larger than the common C. majalis. Broad green leaves and slightly arching stems of white flowers are followed by showy orange berries. Average to good soil in shade. 30cm.
More details... Quick View Convallaria majalis 'Albostriata' £4.50
A slow growing creamy yellow striped version of Lily of the Valley. Spikes of scented cream flowers when it's settled. 15cm. Good soil in shade.
More details... Quick View Convallaria majalis 'Vic Pawlowski's Gold' £5.00
A selected form with more yellow stripes than 'Albostriata'. Still variable though! Scented white flowers in spring. 15cm. Good soil in shade.
More details... Quick View Convallaria majalis ex Tatra Mtns £4.50
Wild collected form with light fawn-pink flowers and somewhat narrower leaves than commonly cultivated types. 20cm. Good soil in shade.
More details... Quick View Coreopsis tripteris £4.00
A tough, reliable hardy perennial with willowy stems to 1.2m or more, topped with scented golden daisies in summer. Good soil in sun. Quite different to the low growing types.
More details... Quick View Cornus sericea 'Flaviramea' £7.50
Glowing greenish yellow winter stems are the main reason for growing this dogwood. Small clusters of white summer flowers followed by white berries. 2.4m if you don't cut back to a stump every year..
More details... Quick View Cortaderia selloana 'Patagonia' £8.50
A recent introduction from Kurt Bluemel. Dwarf growth to only 1.4m. Steely grey foliage and warm buff flowers from July (rather than October as with other cultivars). Full sun, evergreen.
More details... Quick View Crocosmia paniculata 'Cally Greyleaf' £5.00
A wild collected selection of this unusual species with branching heads of dull orange flowers in late summer to 1.5m. Clumps of grey, pleated leaves make an attractive extra feature. Drained soil in sun.
More details... Quick View Crocosmia paniculata 'Cally Sword' £5.00
Big, sword-like pleated leaves on this wild collected form with tall, strong stems supporting branched heads of long-tubed orange flowers in late suimmer to 1.5m. Good, drained soil in full sun.
More details... Quick View Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora 'Carmin Brilliant' £5.50
A compact form with sword-like foliage and sprays of red buds that open to light red flowers fading pinkish - better than it sounds! 60cm. Drained soil in full sun.
More details... Quick View Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora 'Lady Hamilton' £5.50
Large open yellow flowers, with a ring of light orange, "fade" apricot as they age. Elegant habit to 90cm. Drained, good soil in sun.
More details... Quick View Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora 'Mount Usher' £5.50
A lovely, floriferous form from the garden of the same name in Ireland. Compact growth and delightful pale yellow flowers to 60cm. Drained soil in full sun.
More details... Quick View Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora 'Star of the East' £5.00
AGM Probably the largest flowered Crocosmia, easily to 8cm across when happy. Open, narrow petalled flowers in a clear orange with a yellow throat. 80cm. Sun.
More details... Quick View Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora 'Zeal Tan' £4.50
One of the best shorter forms with deep green leaves and big rich orange red flowers in late summer to 50cm. Well drained (but not dry) soil in full sun.
More details... Quick View Cuphea 'Roxy' £5.50
TENDER A bushy perennial producing masses of ruby red tubular flowers with light pinkish tips from late spring till the frosts. Best kept frost free overwinter. 30cm.
More details... Quick View Cyclamen hederifolium 'Silverme Pink' £4.00
A lovely form worth growing for the leaves as much as the flowers. Silvered leaves with a dark green stripe from the apex in towards the centre. Pink flowers in late summer/autumn. 10cm.
More details... Quick View Cyclamen hederifolium pink £4.00
The classic autumn flowered hardy Cyclamen with pink flowers and broadly triangular leaves with silver-grey markings. Foliage and flower colour vary. 10cm.
More details... Quick View Cynara cardunculus ssp. flavescens £5.50
Cardoon. Big clumps of greyish foliage, more or less jaggedly divided produce tall, strong stems topped with glorious purple thistles. This form has golden yellow edged bracts.
More details... Quick View Cynodon aethiopicus £4.50
Neat clumps of powdery grey foliage to just 20cm send up masses of wiry stems topped with fingered spikes of grey flowers all summer. For a well drained soil in full sun. 80cm in flower. Only hardy in warmer areas but easy to raise from seed and it will flower the first year.
More details... Quick View Cynoglossum nervosum £4.50
Brilliant blue flowers from late spring sporadically through until mid-autumn, in clusters on stems to 60cm. Hairy foliage at the base of the clumps. Drained soil in full sun.
More details... Quick View Dactylicapnos macrocapnos £4.50
A herbaceous perennial climber from a tuberous root this unusual plant scramble to 1.8m and produces masses of light yellow flowers in late summer and autumn. Ordinary soil in part shade.
More details... Quick View Dahlia merckii £6.50
A beautiful and fairly hardy species with masses of soft lilac pink flowers with golden centres from midsummer into late autumn on wiry stems to 1.2m. Drained soil in full sun with a deep mulch or protect in winter.
More details... Quick View Deschampsia cespitosa 'Garnet Schist' £4.50
A recent introduction from Scotland, this form has dark coloured flowers from late spring that fade to a warm golden buff seedhead 1.2m high. Dense clumps of deep green leaves to 30cm. Good soil in sun or light shade.
More details... Quick View Deschampsia cespitosa 'Goldschleier' £4.50
Clumps of deep green foliage send up arching stems topped with bright golden panicles in early summer. Good seedheads until mid-winter. Semi-evergreen, average soil in sun or shade. 75cm.