Quick View Dryopteris cycadina £5.00
AGM An attractive semi-evergreen fern with light green fronds with black hairy stems. A fairly compact species to 60cm for ordinary soil in shade. Syn. Dryopteris atrata - the Black Wood Fern.
More details... Quick View Eryngium agavifolium £4.00
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 Juncus pallidus £6.50
A fantastic giant rush useful as a foliage accent in a range of places in the garden as it doesn't require particularly damp soil. Greyish green leaves to 1.8m.
More details... Quick View Fuchsia fulgens £4.00
TENDER AGM Rarely seen now this vigorous species from Mexico has large pale green leaves and big bunches of incredibly long tubed orange-red flowers with distinct creamy-green sepals. Potentially 2m!
More details... Quick View Hedera pastuchovii 'Ann Ala' £4.00
AGM Collected by Roy Lancaster in the Caspian Forest in Iran and named for his guide. Lanceolate green leaves with pale veins, trailing or climbing.
More details... Quick View Miscanthus sinensis ex China CL1325 £6.50
A neat growing form with medium width leaves and pretty purplish-red flowers to 1.5m. Often produces good autumn foliage colour too. China. Presumably wild collected but CL has eluded us!
More details... Quick View Pelargonium cordifolium £6.00
TENDER Species with upright shrubby growth and distinct grey, downy cordate leaves. Heads of large flowers are pink with darker veining. Excellent. 1m.
More details... Quick View Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Weserbergland' £4.00
An older German selection with a dwarf habit and a good display of light flowers that turn to a warm buff for autumn and winter. Clumps of rich green, arching leaves. Deciduous to 60cm, good soil in full sun is best.
More details... Quick View Polypodium cambricum £5.00
Evergreen native fern that will form slowly spreading patches of fronds to 45cm. Best in decent soil that isn't too dry in shade. New fronds appear in midsummer.
More details... Quick View Fuchsia glazioviana £4.50
AGM A elegant species with slender bright reddish pink flowers with purple corollas and red filaments. Smallish but broad leaves try to be evergreen. Borderline hardy - drained soil in a sheltered position, light shade. 60cm?
More details... Quick View Oenothera stricta £3.50
Beautiful scented soft yellow flowers on this low growing evening primrose on-and-off all summer. The foliage is flushed reddish and the short lived perennial plants make several flower stems. 50cm, full sun, drained soil.
More details... Quick View Osteospermum jucundum £4.50
AGM Probably the hardiest Osteospermum with rich pink-purple daisies on low branched plants to 30cm or so. Semi-evergreen, for drained soil in full sun in a sheltered place.
More details... Quick View Salvia 'African Sky' £5.00
Stunning sky blue flowers from spring to autumn on this modern S. chamelaeagnea hybrid from New Zealand. Scented foliage is a bright, fresh green. 60cm in a sunny spot with good, drained soil. Probably not fully hardy.
More details... Quick View Solidago x luteus 'Lemore' £4.50
Quite unlike the common Goldenrods, this low growing, bushy plant is topped with sprays of fluffy lemon yellow flowers in summer and autumn. Ordinary soil in sun. 60cm.
More details... Quick View Impatiens omeiana £4.50
An easy, hardy species with spreading patches of short stems with olive leaves veined pale yellow. Delightful goldfish-like amber flowers in late summer and autumn. Good soil in shade, not too dry. 30cm.
More details... Quick View Tragopogon porrifolius 'Mammoth' £4.00
Biennial. Clumps of grassy grey foliage will produce 1m stems in the second year topped wtih largish light purple dandelion-like flowers followed by attractive golden seedheads. Ordinary soil in sun.
More details... Quick View Anemone multifida 'Rubra' £4.50
The rich magenta-red form of this American species. Neat clumps of deeply divided leaves and clusters of cupped flowers on stout stems to 20cm. Good, drained soil in full sun.
More details... Quick View Campanula trachelium f. alba £3.50
Clumps of bold, triangular, leaves with wavy margins and strong upright stems bearing spires of white bells in early summer. Best in decent soil in part or light shade but very tolerant! 90cm.
More details... Quick View Cichorum intybus 'Roseum' £3.50
The delightful sparkling rose-pink form of Chicory with multiple spires of flowers to 1m in spring and summer. Drained soil in full sun. Can be cut back for another flush of flowers.
More details... Quick View Geranium macrorrhizum 'Purpurrot' £3.50
Evergreen groundcover studded with dull magenta flowers in spring and early summer. Excellent for growing under deciduous shrubs and trees where it will cope with dry summers. 25cm.
More details... Quick View Miscanthus sinensis 'Dixieland' £6.50
Bright creamy white variegated leaves on this form which will produce decent pink silky flowers that fade to golden tan for the winter. Clumps. Best in good soil in full sun, 1.8m.
More details... Quick View Pelargonium acetosum £6.00
TENDER Wonderful grey succulent leaves with scalloped margins and a good display of clear salmon pink, narrow petalled, flowers all summer. Protect from frost. Semi-trailing habit.
More details... Quick View Geranium 'Prelude' £4.00
Masses of small blue flowers in spring. Alan Bremner's hybrid: a compact clump of leaves and the myriad of flowers are held erect for weeks in late spring. Open or light shade, not too dry. 70cm.
More details... Quick View Miscanthus sinensis 'Roterpfeil' £8.50
Clumps of fairly narrow foliage and silky reddish flowers in late August and September that fade to a silvery grey. Good red autumn foliage colour. Decent soil in full sun, 1.5m.
More details... Quick View Salvia semiatrata Zucc. £6.50
Stunning blue flowers with a near black lower lip from reddish calyces on an upright shrubby plant from midsummer to autumn. Very well drained soil, may require winter protection. 1.2m.