Autumn Flowering Plants

Anemone x hybrida ‘Andrea Atkinson’
9cm pot £4
Hardy perennial
Prefers partial shade or full sun
White flowers with traces of pink and green on the outside. Flowers August to October
Height and spread 70cm(28″)
Attractive to pollinating insects
Anemone x hybrida ‘Honorine Jobert’ AGM Hardy perennial
Prefers partial shade or full sun
Pure white flowers with a yellow centre August to October
Height and spread 100cm(39″)
Attractive to pollinating insects
Aster – Kalimeris Incisa

1.5 Litre pot £5 9cm pot £2
Hardy perennial
Sunny position
Pale purple flower flowers in autumn
Height 60cm(24″)
Spread 30cm(12″)
Soil: not clay
Attractive to pollinating insects
Aster – Kalimeris yomena ‘Shogun’
9cm pot £1.50each
Hardy perennial
Sunny position
Two toned green leaves with a cream edge
Small violet-blue flowers in autumn
Height 30cm(12″)
Spread 30cm(12″)
Soil: any
Attractive to pollinating insects
Aster amellus ‘Rudolf Goethe’
1Litre pot £4.50
Hardy perennial
Sunny positi
Upright growth and clump forming. Violet flowers with yellow centres August to October
Height 30cm(12″)
Spread 30cm(12″)
Soil not clay
Mildew resistant
Attractive to pollinating insects
Campanula Rotundifolia Olympica (Harebell)
9cm pot £2
Hardy perennial
Sun or partial shade
Dainty blue flowers with finely toothed green leaves. Flowers July to October
Height 30cm(12 ″)
Spread 20cm (8 ″)
Soil: not clay   
Attractive to pollinating insects 
 
Caryopteris x clandonensis ‘HeavenlyBlue’

2Litre rose pot £6, 1.5Litre pot £5
Hardy perennial
Full sun or partial shade
Clusters of dark blue flowers August and September. Long stems, upright habit. Pointed aromatic grey-green leaves
Height 100cm(39″)
Spread 100cm(39″)
Soil: any
Attractive to pollinating insects
In March prune back to last 4 buds.
Ceratostigma  Plumbaginiodes
1.5 Litre pot £4.50, 2 litre pot £5
Hardy perennial
Full sun or partial shade
Small terminal cluster of blue flowers August to October. The leaves turn red in autumn.
Height 45cm (18″)
Spread 30cm(12″)
Echinacea Paradoxa

1 Litre pot £4
Hardy perennial 
Sunny position
Large yellow flowers June to October
Height 90cm(36″)
Spread 45cm(12″)
Soil: any
Attractive to pollinating insects
Echinacea Purpurea hybrid ‘Mellow yellow’
1Litre pot £4
Hardy perennial 
Sunny position
Vigorous and sturdy. Shades of yellow flowers June to October
Height 80cm(32″)
Spread 40cm(16″)
Attractive to pollinating insects
Erigeron Karvinskianus ‘Stallone’ (Mexican fleabane)

1 Litre pot £3.50 9cm pot £2.50
Hardy perennial
Sunny position
Lots of daisy-like flowers turning rose-pink with age
Height 30cm(12″)
Spread 100cm(40 ″)
Soil: not clay  
Attractive to pollinating insects
Will freely self seed
Eupatorium fortune ‘Pink Elegance’ 1.5Litre pot £5Hardy perennial 
Partial shade or full sun
Variegated  foliage.
Fluffy purple-pink flower heads late summer to autumn.
Height 80cm(32″)
Spread 45cm(18″)
Soil: any
Attractive to pollinating insects
Ferns – Please see the end of the table
Geranium sanguineum Tiny Monster

1 litre pot £4.50
Hardy perennial
Sun or partial sha
Light red-purple flowers, with darker veins, and white centre. Flowers late spring to autumn
Height 25cm(10″)
Spread 60cm(24″)
Soil: any  
Attractive to pollinating insects
Heuchera ‘Lime Marmalade’ AGM PBR  


2.5 Litre pot £7
Hardy perennial
Shade, partial shade or sun
Ruffled lime green leaves.   Tiny white flowers raised above the leaves in summer.
Height 30cm(12″) Spread 30cm(12″)
Soil: Not clay nor chalk
Attractive to pollinating insects  
Heuchera ‘Marmalade’ AGM PBR  

2.5 Litre pot £7
Hardy perennial
Shade, partial shade or sun
Ruffled amber leaves with pink undersides.   Tiny white flowers raised above the leaves in summer.
Height 30cm(12″) Spread 30cm(12″)
Soil: Not clay nor chalk
Attractive to pollinating insects  
Liatris spicata ‘Floristan Violet’ (button snakewort)

1Litre pots £4, 1.5 Litre pot £4.50
Hardy perennial 
Sunny position
Narrow foliage and purplish-pink flower spikes late summer to early autumn
Height 70cm(28″)
Spread 30cm(12″)
Soil: any
Attractive to pollinating insects
Lobelia cardinalis ‘Bee’s Flame’ 2.5Litre pot £6.50
Hardy perennial
Sun or partial shade
Clump forming. Spikes of bright scarlet flowers above beetroot red foliage.  Flowers July  to October
Height 100cm(39″)
Spread 40cm(16″)
Soil: any
Attractive to pollinating insects
Lobelia speciosa F1 Compliment Deep red
2.5Litre pot £6.50
Hardy perennial
Sun or partial shade
Clump forming. Spikes of red tubular flowers July to September 
Height 90cm(36″)
Spread 45cm(18″)
Soil: any
Attractive to pollinating insects
Good cut flower
Lobelia x speciosa ‘Tania’

2.5Litre pot £6.50
Hardy perennial
Sun or partial shade
Clump forming. Magenta-purple flowers and bronze-tinged leaves. Flowers July  to September
Height 100cm39″)
Spread 40cm(16″)
Soil: any
Attractive to pollinating insects
Penstemon ’Garnet’ AGM 1.5 litre pot £5 Hardy perennial
Sun or partial shade
Deep wine-red  tubular  bell-shaped flowers with a white throat June to October
Height 90cm(36″)
Spread 45cm(18″)
Soil: any
Attractive to pollinating insects
Penstemon hartwegii’Firebird’ (Scoenholzen’) AGM
 
2litre pot £6
Hardy perennial
Sun or partial shade
Crimson  tubular  bell-shaped flowers with a white throat June to October
Height 80cm(32″)
Spread 45cm(18″)
Soil:not clay
Attractive to pollinating insects
BLUE POT – Penstemon Garnet AGM
GREY POT – Penstemon hartwegii’Firebird’ (Scoenholzen’) AGM
Penstemon  Hewell’s Pink  AGM
1 Litre pot £3.50

Hardy perennial
Sun or partial shade
Pink flowers with a whitish throat. Flowers June to October
Height 80cm(32″)
Spread 45cm(18″)
Soil: any
Attractive to pollinating insects
Potentilla Fireball

2Litre pot £6    
Hardy perennial
Full sun or partial shade
Double five petalled cup shaped flowers late spring to autumn. Colours yellow, orange or red – not known until in flower Strawberry like leaves
Height 45cm(18″) Spread 60cm(24″)
Soil: not clay
Attractive to pollinating insects
Rudbeckia ‘Herbstsonne’ AGM

2.5 Litre pot £6.50
Now 5ft (180cm) tall
Hardy perennial
Sun or partial shade
Clump forming. Yellow flowers August to October
Height 200cm(80 ″)
Soil: any   
Attractive to pollinating insects
Rudbeckia fulgida Goldsturm AGMHardy perennial
Sun or partial shade
Clump forming. Dark-eyed, deep yellow flowers about 14cm in width  August to October
Height 75cm(30″)
Spread 45cm (18″)
Soil: not sand   
Attractive to pollinating insects
Rudbeckia fulgida var. deamii AGM


2 Litre pot £6
Hardy perennial
Sun or partial shade
Dark-eyed, deep yellow flowers August to October
Clump forming. Dark-eyed, deep yellow flowers about 7cm in width August to October
Height 60cm(24″)
Spread 45cm (18″)
Soil: not sand   
Attractive to pollinating insects
Salvia  xj. ‘Hot Lips’ AGM 1 Litre pot £4 , 9cm pot £2.50 Hardy perennial
Sunny position
Bicolour flowers. In particularly hot weather can be solid red or solid white. Blackcurrant fragrant leaves. Flowers June to October
Height 90cm(36″)
Spread 60cm(24″)
Soil: not clay
Attractive to pollinating insects
Salvia x jamensis ‘La Tarde’
1Litre £4
Hardy perennial
Sun or partial shade
Pink flowers mid greenfoliage. Aromatic leaves. Flowers June to October
Height 75cm(30″)
Spread 50cm(20″)
Soil: not clay
Attractive to pollinating insects
Salvia x jamensis ‘Nachvlinder’ (Night moth) AGM
9cm pot £2.50
Hardy perennial
Sun or partial shade
Deep purple, velvety flowers with a strong blackcurrant scented foliagePink flowers mid greenfoliage. Aromatic leaves. Flowers June to October
Height 75cm(30″)
Spread 50cm(20″)
Soil: not clay
Attractive to pollinating insects
Salvia  xj. ‘Royal Bumble’ AGM  
9 cm pot £2.50
Hardy perennial
Sun or partial shade
Red flowers on long stems. Aromatic leaves. Flowers June to October
Height 60cm(24″)
Spread 40cm(16″)
Soil: not clay
Attractive to pollinating insects
Scabiosa caucasica ‘Fama’
1Litre pot £3.50
Hardy perennial
Sunny position 
Large blue flowers June to September
Height 50cm(20″)
Soil: not clay
Attractive to pollinating insects
Scabiosa caucasica Isaac House Hybrid
1.5Litre £5 1Litre pot £3
Hardy perennial
Sunny position 
Large white, blue or lavender flowers June to September
Height 50cm(20″)
Soil: not clay
Attractive to pollinating insects

Scabiosa Ochroleuca
1litre pot £3.50
Scabiosa Ochroleuca
Hardy perennial
Sunny position
Pale yellow flowers  on slender stems June  to September
Height 80cm(32 ″)
Spread 30cm (12 ″)
Soil: not clay   
Attractive to pollinating insects
Schizostylis

1 Litre pot £5
Hardy perennial
Full sun or partial shade
Cup shaped flowers either white or pink or red. flowers August to October
Height 60cm(24″)
Tricyrtis hirta ‘Taiwan Atrianne’1 Litre pot £5Hardy perennial
Prefers partial shade
Heavily spotted in maroon with spots merging at the tips. Flowers August to October
Height 80cm(32″) Spread 40cm″)
Tricyrtis Hototogisu
1 Litre pot £5
Hardy perennial
Prefers partial shade
Light mauve purple flowers with spotted leaves. Flowers August to October
Height 60cm(24″) Spread 40cm(16″)
Verbena purple top (bonariensis)

9cm pot £2
Hardy perennial
Sunny position
Tall narrow sparsely leaved stems with flattened heads of bright lavender-purple flowers August to October
Height 150cm(60″)
Spread 45cm(18 ″)
Soil: any  
Attractive to pollinating insects
Autumn Fern AGM
Dryopteris erythrosora
 
2 Litre pot £7
Hardy perennial
Prefers light shade and moist soil. Tolerant of dry ground after 1st year in garden. Evergreen. New fronds are glossy copper and pink which mature to green.
Height 60cm(24 ″)
Spread 40cm(16″)
Soil: any  
Fortune’s Holly Fern
Cyrtomium fortune var. clivicola  
2 Litre pot £6
Hardy perennial
Full or partial shade Evergreen.  Matt-surfaced pale yellow-green serrated edged leaves. (Will turn yellow in full sun)
Height 40cm(16 ″)
Spread 40cm(16″)
Soil: any moist well drained  
Japanese Painted Fern (Athyrium niponicum var. pictum ‘Red beauty
1.5Litre pot £6.50  
Hardy deciduous perennial
Part to full shade, moist soil
Silvery grey green with deep wine red colour in the centre and burgundy midribs
Height 30-45cm(12-16″)
Spread : indefinite as has creeping rhizomes
Soil: not chalk
Japanese Tassle Fern
Polystichum polyblepharum AGM
2 Litre pot £7
Hardy perennial
Well-drained soil in partial shade to shade. Evergreen. Glossy leaves darkening with age. Tips of unfurling fronds are covered with light sandy brown hairs.
Height 60cm(24 ″)
Spread 90cm(36″) Soil:
Not clay
King of the Male ferns (Dryopteris affinis ‘Cristata’
2.5Litre pot £7.50
Hardy semi-evergreen perennial
Will adapt to any to any growing situations but at its best in moist semi-shaded soil. Crested along the edges of the fronds with a large terminal crest.
Eventual height 120 (48″)
Eventual spread 90cm(36 ″)
Soil: any
Shuttlecock fern AGM (Matteuccia struthiopteris)
1.5Litre pot £6.50  
Hardy deciduous perennial
Prefers moist soil
Fresh bright green fonds in spring creating a vase shape habit. Changes to brown fronds in the winter
Height 100cm(40″)
Spread 45cm(18″)
Spleenwort Fern Asplenium scolopendrium Undulatum Group

1.5 Litre pot £6.50
2 Litre pot £7
Hardy perennial
Prefers a moist shady position. Tolerant of dry ground after1st year in garden. Evergreen, shiny, wavy-edged fronds, which unfurl in early spring.
Height 40cm(16 ″)
Spread 45cm(18″)
Soil: any  
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