Quick View Tropaeolum smithii £6.00
Stunning orange and red flowers with frilly edges on this tuberous, climbing perennial species. Summer and autumn flowering to 1.8m+. Collected in Ecuador.
More details... Quick View Begonia grandis 'Bells and Whistles' £5.00
Smoky green leaves with bright silver spots and deep red undersides on this new American selection. Sprays of light pink flowers in autumn. Hardy. 45cm.
More details... Quick View Geranium phaeum 'Brundall Gold' £4.50
A new golden leaved form from Janet Muter with bright spring growth becomming more apple green in summer. Dark spots on the leaf axils. 50cm.
More details... Quick View Physalis alkekengi var franchetii 'Gigantea' £4.50
The giant form of ornamental Chinese Lantern with big inflated orange-red "lanterns" in late summer to 1m on a spreading plant. Creamy white flowers. Average soil in sun.
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 Geranium x monacense 'Anne Stevens' £4.50
New to us, this form from Trevor Bath has pink flowers to 45cm. Ordinary soil in at least some shade.
More details... Quick View Fuchsia alpestris £5.00
Rarely seen Brazilian species with downy foliage and a cascading habit. Attractive, elegant, red and purple flowers in late summer and autumn. 1.2m.
More details... Quick View Trachystemon orientalis £4.50
Tough and quick deciduous groundcover for shade that produces sparkling blue flowers in spring before the big heart shaped leaves. 30cm.
More details... Quick View Aquilegia vulgaris 'William Guiness' £4.50
A cottage garden classic with dark purple flowers with white petals providing a striking contrast. Self-seeding but never a nuisance. Light shade, 60cm.
More details... Quick View Echinops bannaticus 'Star Frost' £4.50
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 Arundo donax var. versicolor £8.50
Striking white and grey-green variegated giant reed-like grass from the Mediterranean. 3.5m. Good to wet soil in a warm position.
More details... Quick View Atriplex halimus £6.50
An attractive evergreen shrub with brilliant silver foliage and insignificant greenish flowers. Drained soil in sun, salt tolerant. Loved by Goldfinch! 2m or prune to size. Very hardy and easy.
More details... Quick View Atriplex halimus 'Limelight' £7.50
The rare variegated form with a clear splash of lemon yellow in the middle of each silver leaf. Drained soil in full sun, can be pruned to size/shape. 1.8m.
More details... Quick View Physalis alkekengi var franchetii 'Variegata' £4.50
Bizarre creamy yellow random variegated foliage on this ornamental Chinese Lantern. Even the fruit pods are variegated before turning orange-red. 45cm.
More details... Quick View Antirrhinum sp. aff. braun-blanquetii £4.50
Delightful pale yellow flowers flushed rose pink are produced on low bushy plants all summer. Drained soil in full sun. Short lived perennial to 40cm.
More details... Quick View Armeria pseudarmeria £4.50
Cheerful white or palest pink heads on wiry stems to 40cm most of the summer. A much larger thrift from Portugal for drained soil in full sun.
More details... Quick View Aster amellus 'Forncett Flourish' £4.50
AGM An excellent and very floriferous form which produces masses of rich blue flowers with a hint of purple in late summer and autumn. Drained soil in sun, 45cm.
More details... Quick View Kniphofia aff. citrina £4.50
Attractive green buds open to yellow flowers that fade to cream on good stems to 75cm. Tidy clumps of fresh gren leaves. Drained but good soil in full sun.
More details... Quick View Aquilegia longissima £4.50
Lovely pale lemon yellow flowers, quite open and with really long spurs. Grey foliage and sturdy stems to 75cm. Best in some shade, decent soil.
More details... Quick View Oxalis oregana £4.50
A delightful woodland species from western North America with attractive leaves and palest pink flowers with deeper veins in spring and summer. Shade, not dry but drained. 15cm.
More details... Quick View Alstroemeria brasiliensis 'Cally Star' £8.00
Striking creamy variegated foliage, more yellow on new growth and ruby red flowers with black and green markings in summer to 60cm. Hardy with a good mulch.
More details... Quick View Panicum virgatum 'Blue Giants' £5.00
Strong, tall plants with blue-grey foliage and stems topped with sprays of grey flowers in late summer and autumn to 1.8m. Drained soil in full sun.
More details... Quick View Geranium 'Brookside' £4.50
(pratense x clarkei ‘Kashmir Purple’)
AGM This brilliant hybrid from Cambridge Botanic Garden has intense blue flowers with white centres from May to July and September onwards. Open position in average soil. 60cm x 90cm. Named after a street in Cambridge.
More details... Quick View Stipa lessingiana £4.50
Clumps of very fine bright green leaves and wispy pale buff flowers in summer to 70cm. Hardier and a little bigger than the well known Stipa tenuissima. Drained soil in sun.
More details... Quick View Verbena rigida £4.50
AGM Low growing clumps of deep green leaves produce masses of short spikes of cheerful purple flowers throughout summer and into autumn. Drained soil in a sheltered sunny position. 30cm.