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Dahlia merckii

Dahlia merckii£8.50

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.

Deschampsia cespitosa 'Goldschleier'

Deschampsia cespitosa 'Goldschleier'£4.00

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.

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Geranium x oxonianum 'Something Special'

Geranium x oxonianum 'Something Special'£4.00

The name says it all! Heavily dark chocolate brown marked foliage and masses of brilliant deep pink flowers from May to September. Can be cut back to tidy in summer if needed. Sun, average soil. 45cm.

Miscanthus 'Rosi'

Miscanthus 'Rosi'£8.00

An amazing new hybrid Miscanthus with a spreading habit made bearable by the glistening silvery pink drooping flowers in autumn to 1.8m. Probably best in a container.

Molinia caerulea ssp. arundinacea 'Witches Broom'

Molinia caerulea ssp. arundinacea 'Witches Broom'£5.00

A new form with dense flower heads that turn a warm brown as they go to seed making the name obvious. Tall and mostly upright to 1.5m. Best in good soil in full sun.

Festuca ovina 'Sohrew舁d'

Festuca ovina 'Sohrew舁d'£4.00

A richer bluey-grey than most. Otherwise it is a typical hedgehog-like clump to about 20cm. Drained soil in sun.

Centaurea macrocephala

Centaurea macrocephala£4.00

Rounded bronze buds open into brilliant warm yellow heads in midsummer. Strong upright stems clothed with lance-shaped leaves to 1.2m. Ordinary, drained soil in sun. Hardy and reliable.

Leucanthemum graminifolium

Leucanthemum graminifolium£4.00

A compact, perennial ox-eye daisy relative from the French Alps with narrow leaves in neat clumps and sparkling white daisies on wiry stems to 30cm. Drained soil in sun.

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We have been selling an extensive range of Hardy Geraniums and Ornamental Grasses as well as many new, rare and unusual perennials (particularly those suitable for shade) since 1996, mail order since 1998 and online since 2000.  We probably have the largest collection of Hardy Geraniums for sale in the UK, with at least 200 different varieties over the course of a year.  We also grow a small, choice, selection of shrubby plants, particularly those from the Caprifoliaceae

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