Perennials A-E

Achillea ‘Apple Blossom’

Named for Achilles, this pretty perennial has soft, feathery, dark green foliage and produces stiff stems topped with deep pink umbels that age to soft pink in summer. Good for insects. Prefers well drained soil in full sun. Deciduous & fully hardy. HGT 70cm

£5.00

 

 

 

Achillea 'Summer Wine'Achillea ‘Summer Wine’ AGM

Named for Achilles, this pretty perennial has soft, feathery, dark green foliage and produces stiff stems topped with deep wine red umbels that age to pink in summer. Good for insects. Prefers well drained soil in full sun. Deciduous & fully hardy. HGT 60cm

£5.00

 

 

 

Achillea 'Walther Funcke'Achillea ‘Walther Funcke’

Named for Achilles, this pretty perennial has soft, feathery, dark green foliage and produces stiff stems topped with orangey-pink umbels that age to creamy yellow in summer. Good for insects. Prefers well drained soil in full sun. Deciduous & fully hardy. HGT 60cm

£5.00

 

 

 

AcidantheraAcidanthera – Gladiolus callicanthus

A striking, late summer bulb that produces pure white, hooded flowers with deep maroon throats above mid-green, sword-like foliage. Highly scented! Prefers well drained soil in full sun. HGT 1m.

£6.00

 

 


Albuca shawiiAlbuca shawii

An unusual bulbous, perennial with mid green, strappy, slightly sticky foliage that produces spikes of almond scented, nodding yellow flowers with green stripes in summer. Prefers a sheltered spot in well drained soil in full sun. Relatively hardy in a well drained spot. HGT 60cm

Available soon

 


Amarine tubergenii ‘Belladiva’

A striking, late summer bulb that produces numerous, trumpet shaped flowers in shades of pink & white on tall stems above mid-green, sword -like foliage. Prefers well drained soil in full sun. Hardy & deciduous. HGT 50cm.

£10.00

 

 


Amsonia tabernaemontana ‘Blue Stars’

A very pretty, clump forming perennial with mid-green, spear shaped foliage that produces clusters of star shaped, pale blue flowers in mid summer. Deciduous and fully hardy. Prefers a reasonable soil in part shade. Good Autumn colour. HGT 90cm

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Aster laevis ‘Les Moutiers’

A lovely clump forming perennial with dark stems & soft, dark green foliage that produces clusters of large, soft pink ‘daisy’ flowers with yellow centres that age to white flowers with red centres in late summer. Happy in most soils in full sun/part shade. Deciduous & fully hardy. HGT: 1.5m

£9.50

 


Aster ‘Small-ness’

A lovely compact, clump forming perennial with narrow mid green foliage that produces clusters of pinky blue ‘daisy’ flowers with red centres in late summer. Happy in most soils in full sun/part shade. Will take dry shade! Fully hardy. HGT: 45cm

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Baptisia australisBaptisia australis AGM

A hardy, deciduous perennial with trifoliate, grey-green foliage and tall,
lupin-like spires of dark blue flowers in mid summer. Leaves may be used to make a blue dye. Prefers a light, sandy soil in full sun. Drought tolerant. HGT 1m

£8.00

 


Brodiaea californica ‘Babylon’

Originating from western North America, this rarely offered little bulb produces large spikes of amethyst-pink, star shaped flowers in early summer. Brodiaea look great growing through other low growing plants. Deciduous, it prefers a sunny spot in well drained soil. HGT 45cm

£4.50

 


Camassia 'Caerulia Group'Camassia leichtlinii ssp ‘Caerulea Group’

A lovely, clump forming, bulbous perennial with strappy green foliage and spikes of purple-blue, star-shaped flowers in early summer. Prefers moist but well drained soil in full sun or part shade. Fully hardy and deciduous. HGT 30cm

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Camassia leichtlinii ‘Sacajewa’

Named for the Native American squaw who first showed the pilgrims that they were edible, these lovely, clump forming, bulbous perennials have strappy variegated green foliage and spikes of creamy white, star-shaped flowers in early summer. Prefers moist but well drained soil in full sun or part shade. Fully hardy and deciduous. HGT 90cm

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Camassia leichtlinii Semi Plena

A rarely offered, lovely, clump forming, bulbous perennial with strappy green foliage and spikes of semi double, creamy-white, star-shaped flowers in early summer. Prefers moist but well drained soil in full sun or part shade. Fully hardy and deciduous. HGT 80cm

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Canna cannasol ‘Happy Emily’

A beautiful tuberous perennial, with large green foliage that produces self cleaning yellow flowers with orange freckles at the end of summer. Prefers a fertile, moist but well drained soil in full sun. The tubers will need lifting and storing in a frost free area during winter. HGT 50cm

£8.00

 


Canna cannasol ‘Happy Julia’

A beautiful tuberous perennial, with large bronze foliage that produces self cleaning, soft salmon flowers at the end of summer. Prefers a fertile, moist but well drained soil in full sun. The tubers will need lifting and storing in a frost free area during winter. HGT 50cm

£8.00

 


Centaurea 'Amethyst in Snow'Centaurea montana ‘Amethyst in Snow’

A lovely & striking form of perennial cornflower with ferny, silvery-green foliage that produces large, pure white flowers with striking deep amethyst centre throughout summer. Butterflies love this plant. Prefers a well drained soil in full sun. Deciduous & fully hardy. HGT 40cm

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Centaurea 'Black Sprite'Centaurea montana ‘Black Sprite’

Another lovely & striking form of perennial cornflower with ferny, silvery-green foliage that produces large, purple-black flowers throughout summer. Butterflies love this plant. Prefers a well drained soil in full sun. Deciduous & fully hardy. HGT 40cm

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Centaurea pulcherimma

A lovely & striking form of perennial cornflower with ferny, silver foliage and producing large, bright pink flowers throughout summer. Butterflies love this plant. Prefers a well drained soil in full sun. Deciduous & fully hardy. HGT 30cm

£6.00

 

 


Chelone obliqueChelone obliqua

Often referred to as the ‘Turtle Head Flower’, this unusual, upright perennial has pairs of tough, dark green, toothed leaves and produces slow building spires of deep pink, hooded flowers from midsummer. Prefers fertile soil in full sun or part shade. HGT 90cm.

Available mid summer

 


Clematis 'Cassandra'Clematis heracleifolia ‘Cassandra’

Bred in Switzerland, Cassandra is an erect, non-climbing form of clematis with large, toothed, dark-green foliage that produces clusters of highly fragrant, hyacinth-blue flowers in late summer. Prefers moisture retentive soil in full sun but with shade at the roots. Deciduous & fully hardy. HGT 1m

£9.50

 


Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora ‘Emily Mckenzie’

A lovely cottage garden favourite, with lance shaped, mid green foliage and producing sprays of downward-facing, orange flowers with crimson markings in late summer. Prefers fertile, moist but well-drained soil in full sun or part shade. Deciduous & fully hardy. HGT 75cm

Available summertime

 


Crocosmia ‘Prince of Orange’

A Hybrid introduced in 2011 with lance shaped, green foliage producing sprays of vibrant orange flowers with red speckled, yellow throats, and prominent yellow stamens. Attractive seedheads in Autumn. Moist but well-drained soil in full sun or part shade. Deciduous & fully hardy. HGT 80cm

£6.00

 


Echinacea 'Baby White Swan'Echinacea purpurea ‘Baby White Swan’

This ‘butterfly magnet’ bears masses of white daisy-like flowers with a spiky, golden, central ‘cone’ from mid to late summer. Good cut flower. Prefers fertile, moist but well drained soil in full sun. Attractive seed heads in winter. Fully hardy. HGT 50cm

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Echinacea 'Fatal Attraction'Echinacea purpurea ‘Fatal Attraction’

Considered by many to be the best form of Echinacea, this ‘butterfly magnet’ bears masses of purple/ruby red, daisy-like flowers with a spiky, dark golden, central ‘cone’ on dark stems from mid to late summer. Good cut flower. Prefers well drained soil in full sun. Fully hardy. HGT 90cm

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Echinacea purpurea 'Green Envy'Echinacea purpurea ‘Green Twister’

A lovely new form of Echinacea, this ‘butterfly magnet’ bears masses of daisy-like, lime green flowers that slowly develop a pink flush from the centre out. Flowers late summer. Good cut flower & source of nectar. Drought tolerant. Prefers well drained soil in full sun. Fully hardy. HGT 60cm

£6.00

 


Echium pininana AGM

An absolutely stunning bi-ennial!! Pininana forms rosettes of rough, mid green foliage in the first year but then, in the second year, a huge tower smothered in bright blue flowers erupts reaching height of 4m. Bees love it! Prefers well drained soil in full sun/part shade. HGT 4m

£7.50

 


Echium ‘Pink Fountain’

Another stunning bi-ennial!! Pink Fountain forms rosettes of rough, mid green foliage in the first year but then, in the second year, a huge tower smothered in soft pink flowers erupts reaching height of 4m. Bees love it! Prefers well drained soil in full sun/part shade. HGT 4m

£7.50

 


Eucomis ‘Aloha Leia’

A lovely dwarf form of this striking, bulbous perennial with a ‘tuft’ of ruffled, glossy green, strappy foliage and producing an upright stem of purple tinged, reddish-pink flowers with a coconut scent from mid to late summer. Prefers fertile, moist but well drained soil in full sun. Hardy in well drained winter soil. HGT 50cm

£7.50

 


Eucomis autumnalis

A striking, bulbous perennial with a ‘tuft’ of glossy green, strappy foliage with random, purple spots. Produces a large stem of creamy-white flowers from mid to late summer. Prefers fertile, moist but well drained soil in full sun. Hardy in well drained winter soil. HGT 40cm

£7.00

 


Eucomis bicolor

A striking, bulbous perennial with a ‘tuft’ of glossy green, strappy foliage with random, purple spots. Produces a large stem of purple edged, creamy flowers from mid to late summer. Prefers fertile, moist but well drained soil in full sun. Hardy in well drained winter soil. HGT 50cm

£7.00

 


Eucomis 'Sparkling Burgundy'Eucomis comosa ‘Sparkling Burgundy’ AGM

An even more striking, bulbous perennial with a ‘tuft’ of glossy purple, strappy foliage. Produces a large stem of purple tinged, creamy flowers from mid to late summer. Prefers fertile, moist but well drained soil in full sun. Hardy in well drained winter soil. HGT 75cm

£7.00 

 


Euphorbia pasteurii

A lovely & popular variety with evergreen, dark green foliage with pale midribs. Produces honey scented, creamy brown bracts in late spring. Drought tolerant. Prefers well drained soil in a sheltered spot in full sun. Caution, sap may irritate sensitive skin. HGT: 1.5m

£9.50