Quick View Allium flavum £4.50
AGM Very similar to the well known A. sphaerocephalon but this has light yellow flowers. Well behaved and very pretty mixed with grasses. Drained soil in sun. 60cm.
More details... Quick View Anemanthele lessoniana £4.50
syn. Stipa arundinacea - Pheasant Tail Grass. Green foliage tinted orange and red in late summer and autumn. Wispy flowers form a cloud above the foliage in late summer. 1m. Not dry.
More details... Quick View Begonia luxurians £8.00
TENDER AGM Desireable species with exotic palmate leaves on red stems. Much used at Dixter. Can be put outside in a shady place in summer and take in frost free overwinter. 1.5m.
More details... Quick View Buddleja fallowiana var. alba £6.50
AGM Grey leaves with nearly white undersides and long tapering spikes of white flowers from midsummer into autumn. Deciduous, best in a sheltered position in full sun in drained soil. 2m.
More details... Quick View Chrysanthemum 'Bronze Elegance' £5.00
Like a rusty bronze version of 'Mei-Kyo' this makes clumps of upright bushy stems topped with masses of double pom-pom flowers in autumn. 60cm.
More details... Quick View Chrysanthemum 'Mei-kyo' £4.50
An old, reliable variety with masses of double pink pom-poms in late autumn. Strong stems and not too tall. Average soil in sun. 70cm.
More details... Quick View Chrysanthemum 'Nantyderry Sunshine' £5.00
AGM An excellent small flowered pom-pom type of hardy Chrysanth in a glowing acid yellow. A lovely contrast to the warmer colours in autumn. Drained soil in sun, 90cm.
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 Crocosmia masoniorum 'Rowallane Yellow' £4.00
AGM A good clear, rich yellow form with arching spikes of upward facing flowers in mid to late summer. Drained, but good soil in full sun for the best flower. 90cm. From Rowallane in N. Ireland.
More details... Quick View Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora 'Star of the East' £6.00
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 Dicentra formosa 'Langtrees' £4.00
AGM Low growing patches of blueish green ferny foliage and tough creamy flowers with a little lilac pink at the base in spring. Decent soil in shade. 30cm.
More details... Quick View Eryngium giganteum £5.00
Miss Willmott's Ghost. Very pretty biennial with rosettes of paddle shaped leaves and strong upright stems of spiny silvery flowers in summer. Drained soil in sun. 60cm.
More details... Quick View Fuchsia 'Empress of Prussia' £5.50
AGM Large scarlet and rich magenta flowers in good numbers on this vigorous bushy hardy Fuchsia. Average soil in part or light shade for best growth, can scorch in hot sun. 90cm.
More details... Quick View Fuchsia fulgens £5.00
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 Fuchsia glazioviana £4.00
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 Fuchsia hatschbachii £6.00
AGM Unusual lanceolate leaves on a willowy upright plant producing masses of elegant red and purple flowers from midsummer. Distinctive reddish stems. Should be hardy in drained soil, best in some shade.
More details... Quick View Fuchsia magellanica var. gracilis 'Aurea' £5.50
AGM Beautiful narrow golden leaves on this elegant hardy fuchsia, often tinted red with cooler weather. Delicate looking red flowers drip from the stems in summer and autumn. Potentially to 1.5m but usually less.
More details... Quick View Galega x hartlandii 'Alba' £5.50
AGM Striking milky white flowers in short branching spikes above fresh green foliage on this clump former. Sterile so no self-seeding. Ordinary soil in sun or part shade.
More details... Quick View Geranium 'Blue Cloud' £4.50
AGM A mound of large pale blue flowers veined crimson. 45cm. Flowering June-August onwards. Reasonable soil in open or sunny position. Unique colour for a long flowering plant.
More details... Quick View Geranium 'Brookside' £4.00
(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 Geranium macrorrhizum 'Mytikas' £4.00
A recent introduction with very compact growth and masses of small deep pink flowers in late spring. Not really a groundcover but a spreading patch to 15cm high.
More details... Quick View Geranium sanguineum 'Aviemore' £4.00
AGM An unusual form with many bright rosy pink flowers with reddish veins on a compact plant to 20cm. For drained soil in sun, ideal for the front of a border.
More details... Quick View Geranium sanguineum 'Little Bead' £4.00
AGM syn. Geranium sanguineum 'Nanum'.
Very low growing form for well drained soil in full sun. Slow. 10cm. More details... Quick View Geranium sylvaticum 'Mayflower' £4.00
Clumps with large violet-blue flowers, white centred to 70cm in late spring. For ordinary to good soil in shade or part shade.
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.