Quick View Echinops bannaticus 'Blue Glow' £5.50
Brilliant blue globes over thistle-like foliage in summer. Classic border perennial to 1.2m. Drained soil in full sun.
More details... Quick View Echinops bannaticus 'Star Frost' £5.50
Spiky globes of silvery white flowers on stems to 1m. Metallic jagged leaves with silvery backs. Drained soil in full sun.
More details... Quick View Echinops spaerocephalus 'Arctic Glow' £4.50
Clumps of thistle-like foliage send up dark brownish stems topped with balls of white starry flowers to 1.2m. Summer flowering, for well drained soil in full sun.
More details... Quick View Elymus canadensis £4.50
A prairie grass from north America, this produces bristly heads of flower on upright plants to 1.5m. Ordinary soil in full sun. Good seedheads in autumn and winter.
More details... Quick View Elymus canadensis 'Icy Blue' £4.50
A selected strain with showy blue-grey stems, leaves and bristly summer flowers, a little shorter than the species to 1.2m. Ordinary soil in full sun, good in autumn and winter.
More details... Quick View Elymus villosus var. arkansanus £4.50
Bright shiny green leaves on rich mahogany stems. Bristly bottle-brush-like flowers open green, tinged red, and turn strawy for the winter. 1.5m. Fantastic autumn foliage colour.
More details... Quick View Epimedium 'Akebono' £5.00
Pretty palest pink flowers in generous sprays in spring. Red-purple margins to the deciduous foliage. Neat clumps to 30cm for good soil in shade.
More details... Quick View Epimedium 'Buckland Spider' £5.00
A cracking long-spurred E. grandiflorum x E. koreanum hybrid with rich purple pink flowers with pale, almost white spurs. Flowers up to 4cm across in spring. Deciduous. 25cm. Good woodland soil in shade.
More details... Quick View Epimedium 'Jean O'Neill' £8.00
A new hybrid from Spinners. The long spurred, spidery, flowers are an undescribable pale greenish buff-pink! Evergreen here so don't cut it back, the flowers and new foliage will appear just above the old in spring. Good leafy soil in shade. 30cm.
More details... Quick View Epimedium alpinum £5.00
Semi-evergreen groundcover with sprays of small red and creamy flowers in spring. Pretty red mottled new foliage. More tolerant of dry shade than most other Epimediums. 30cm.
More details... Quick View Epimedium membranaceum Og 93.047 £5.00
A recent introduction from China, this species has almost prickly evergreen foliage and very large, long spurred, light yellow flowers in late spring. Good soil in shade. New foliage is stunning with reddish patches on coppery green leaves.
More details... Quick View Epimedium rhizomatosum £5.00
A striking species only recently introduced to cultivation from Sichuan, China. Mid green leaves with fine toothing, semi-evergreen. Open sprays of very large pale yellow, spidery flowers in mid spring. 45cm. Good woodland soil in shade.
More details... Quick View Epimedium x omeiense 'Stormcloud' Og 82.002 £8.00
Difficult to describe as the flower colour varies considerably from sun to shade! In shade it is a dull brown-purple, in sun rich reddish fading to yellow spur tips. Big flowers to 4.5cm across on stems to 45cm. Good soil in shade.
More details... Quick View Epimedium x youngianum 'Merlin' £5.00
Small clumps of delicate looking leaves with purple edging and sprays of box shaped flowers of a deep purple in mid spring. 25cm.
More details... Quick View Epimedium x youngianum 'Tamabotan' £5.00
Neat clumps producing short sprays of double-looking light pink shaded to near white flowers to 20cm in spring. Bronze flushed new foliage. Deciduous.
More details... Quick View Eragrostis curvula S&SH10 £5.00
A fine form with narrow pale green leaves and very slender arching panicles of fine grey-green flowers all summer-autumn. 1m. Drained soil in full sun.
More details... Quick View Eragrostis elliottii £4.50
Brilliant clumps of bright grey, fine foliage and arching stems of charcoal grey flowers all summer and into autumn. For a well drained soil in full sun, an ideal ornamental grass in a big container too.
More details... Quick View Erigeron karvinskianus 'Blutenmeer' £4.50
A lovely self-seeder with airy stems with masses of white daisies that turn pink as they are pollinated to 30cm. Perennial but tends to be short lived. Drained soil in sun.
More details... Quick View Erodium manescavii £4.50
Clumps of pinnate green foliage and lots of bright pink flowers on strong stems all summer. Drained soil in sun. 25cm.
More details... Quick View Eryngium agavifolium £4.50
Amazing rosettes of bright fresh green spiny toothed leaves look a little like a bromeliad until they produce typical white-green sea holly flowers on strong upright stems to 90cm. Drained, good soil in sun.
More details... Quick View Eryngium ebracteatum £6.50
Neat clumps of grey sword-like leaves in upright rosettes produce wiry, branched stems of maroon Sanguisorba-like flowers in summer to 1.2m.
More details... Quick View Eryngium planum 'Blue Glitter' £6.50
An excellent form with strong, branched, stems of silvery blue flowers, the stems turning purplish blue to 80cm. Drained soil in sun. Good for cutting.
More details... Quick View Eucomis bicolor £5.50
Possibly the most tropical looking species with broad leaves and strong stems covered in purple spots supporting cream flowers edged purple to 50cm. Drained soil in sun.
More details... Quick View Eucomis bicolor seedling £6.00
A seedling from the robust Eucomis bicolor with intermediate characters including some purple cast to the foliage. A good tough plant to 60cm. Drained soil in sun.
More details... Quick View Eucomis comosa 'Cornwood' £6.50
Glistening white flowers with a darker purplish centre on strong pale green stems to 60cm. Bulbous perennial for well drained soil in full sun or grow in a pot and overwinter inside.