Currently available plants

All photos have been taken recently. All plants have been overwintered outside

Achillea millefolium Cerise Queen

9cm pot £1.30

Hardy perennial
Sun or partial shade
Flat plates of cerise flowers on tall stem. Aromatic feathery foliage.
Flowers June to September
Height 60cm(24″)
Spread 60cm(24 ″)
Soil: not clay  
Attractive to pollinating insects
Agapanthus ‘Torbay’
2.5Litre pot £6.50

Hardy perennial
Sunny position
Sky blue flowers with deeper blue midribs
Flowers July to September
Height 60cm(24″)
Spread 30cm(12″)
Soil: any
Agapanthus white dwarf hybrids

2.5Litre pot £6.50
Hardy perennial
Sunny position
Compact plants with white flowers July to September
Height 50cm(20″)
Spread 25cm(10″)
Soil: any
Agastache Rose Mint

9cm pots @ 3 for £3.60
Hardy perennial (to -5C)
Sunny position
Pinkish lavender scented flowers July to October
Height 60cm(24″)
Spread 30cm(12″)
Soil: any
Attractive to pollinating insects
Albuca shawii
1Litre £5
Hardy perennial (to -5C)
Prefers full sun
Almond scented yellow bell-shaped flowers above slightly sticky leaves.
Flowers late summer to early autumn. Good in a pot.
Height 30cm(12″)
Spread 10cm(4″)
Soil: not clay
Anemone x hybrida ‘September Charm’ AGM

1Litre pot £4.50

Hardy perennial
Prefers partial shade or full sun
Rose pink flowers August to October
Height 60cm (24″)
Spread 40cm(16″)
Soil any
Aster alpinus Trimix

1Litre pot £3.50

Hardy perennial
Sun or partial shade
Daisy-like flowers July onwards
Pink, blue or white
Height 22cm(9″)
Aster amellus ‘Rudolf Goethe’

1 litre £4.50
Hardy perennial
Sunny position
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
Aster amellus ‘Rosa Erfullung’ AGM (Italian aster Pink Zenith)Hardy perennial
Sunny position
Upright growth and clump forming. Pink flowers with yellow centres August to October
Height 60cm(24″)
Spread 40cm(16″)
Soil not clay
Mildew resistant
Attractive to pollinating insects
Aster – Kalimeris Incisa

1.5 Litre pot £5
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 @ 3 for £3.60
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
Astilbe ‘Sprite’ AGM
1Litre pot £5
Hardy perennial
Full sun moist soil or for drier soil partial shade.
Compact with dark foliage and shell pink flower spikes August to September
Height 25cm(10″)
Soil not sand nor chalk nor clay
Campanula Garganica ‘Dickinson’s Gold’

9 cm pot £2.50
Hardy perennial
Sun or partial shade
Lilac-blue star-shaped flowers with gold green foliage. Good ground cover or good for draping over walls etc.
Flowers June to August
Height 10cm(4 ″)
Spread 50cm (40 ″)
Soil: not clay
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.
Height 30cm(12 ″)
Spread 20cm (8 ″)
Soil: not clay   
Attractive to pollinating insects 
 
Caryopteris x clandonensis ‘HeavenlyBlue’
2Litre rose pot £6
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.
Catananche Amor and  Catananche caerulea
2 litre rose pot £6
Hardy perennial
Sunny position
White flowers with a purple centre or Lavender-blue
cornflower style flowers with a dark centre on wiry stems above clumps of grey green leaves
Flowers early to late summer
Height 60cm(24″)
Spread 30cm(12 ″)
Soil: not clay   
Attractive to pollinating insects
Chaenorhinum origanifolium (Blue eyes)
1 Litre pot £3
Hardy perennial
Full sun or partial shade
Semi cascading habit with deep blue white-eyed flowers June to September.
Height 15cm(6″)
Spread 20cm(9″)
Soil: any
Attractive to pollinating insects
Delosperma Cooperi (cooper’s ice plant) 9cm pot £2 Hardy perennial
Full sun
Deep purplish-pink, daisy-like flowers up to 5cm across May to August.
Height 10cm(4″)
Spread 60cm(24″)
Soil: not clay or chalk
Attractive to pollinating insects
Delosperma Cooperi (cooper’s ice plant) – larger one
Delosperma Desert Jewels (Luckhoffi-Hybrid – small one
Delosperma Desert Jewels (Luckhoffi-Hybrid )
9cm pot £2
Hardy perennial
Full sun
Orange, red, pink, yellow or white flowers mainly with a lighter eye. Flowers May to August
Height 5cm(2″)
Spread 15cm(6″)
Soil: not clay or chalk
Attractive to pollinating insects
Dianthus Sweetness
9cm pot £1.50
Hardy perennial
Full sun or partial shade
Fragrant dark-eyed flowers with colours ranging from nearly white to deep pink. Flowers June to September
Height 10cm(4″)
Spread 30cm(12″)
Soil: not clay
Digitalis paraviflora ‘Milk Chocolate’  AGM

2 Litre pot £6
Hardy perennial
Shade to sun
Chocolate coloured lowers June to August  on dark green foliage
Height 60cm(24″)
Spread 30cm(12″)
Soil: any
Attractive to pollinating insects
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 Bressingham hybrids
1.5 Litre £5
Hardy perennial
Sunny position
Large red-purple flowers with an orange centre July to September
Height 90cm(36″)
Spread 40cm(16″)
Soil: not clay
Attractive to pollinating insects
Echinacea purpurea hybrids ‘Mellow Yellow’
3/4Litre pot £3
Hardy perennial
Sunny position
Shades of yellow flowers June to October
Height 80cm(3″2)
Spread 40cm(16″)
Soil: not clay
Attractive to pollinating insects
Echinops ritro
1Litre pot £4
Hardy perennial
Sun or partial shade
Intense blue globes flowers July to September.
Grey-green foliage
Height 100cm(39″)
Soil: not clay
Attractive to pollinating insects
Erigeron Karvinskianus ‘Stallone’ (Mexican fleabane)

1 Litre pot £3.50
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
Eryngium variifolium ‘Miss Marble’

1 Litre pot £3.50
Hardy perennial
Sunny position
Clump forming basal rosette of dark green leaves with white veining. Silvery blue flowers on tall stems
Height 45cm(18″)
Spread 25cm(10 ″)
Soil: not clay  
Attractive to pollinating insects
Eupatorium fortune ‘Pink Elegance’ 2.5Litre/2 L rose pot £6Hardy 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
Francoa sonchifolia (Bridal Wreath)


2 Litre pot  £6 2.5Litre pot £6.50
Hardy perennial
Partial shade to sun
Clump forming. Pale pink flowers with a some crimson markings on spikes sitting above the foliage. Flowers June to August
Height 60cm(24″)
Spread 50cm(20 ″)
Soil: any   
Attractive to pollinating insects
Gaura lindheimeri ‘Siskiyou Pink’
1 Litre pot £3.50, 1.5 Litre pot £4.50
Hardy perennial  (to -10C)
Sunny position
Dark green spoon-shaped leaves with dusky pink flowers June to September
Height 60cm(24″)
Spread 30cm(12″)
Soil: not clay
Attractive to pollinating insects
Gaura Lindheimeri (The Bride) AGM
1 litre pot £3.50   1.5 Litre pot £4.50
Hardy perennial
Sunny position
Elegant spikes of white flowers  tinged pink on long stems that wave in the breeze. Flowers June to September
Height 100cm(36″)
Spread 45cm(22 ″)
Soil: not clay
Attractive to pollinating insects
Geranium ‘Brookside’ AGM
2 Litre pot £5.50  
Hardy perennial Sun or partial shade Deeply divided leaves and violet-blue flowers with paler centres and fine reddish veins Flowers June to September Height 60cm(24″) Spread 50cm(20 ″) Soil: any   Attractive to pollinating insects
Geranium ‘Dusky Crug’
1 Litre pot £5
Hardy perennial
Sun or partial shade
Smallish pale pink veined flowers June to September
Height 25cm(12″)
Spread 40cm(16 ″)
Soil: any   
Attractive to pollinating insects
Good edging plant
Geranium ‘Nimbus’ AGM
1 Litre pot £5
1.5 Litre pot £5.50
Hardy perennial
Partial shade or full sun
Sprawling geranium. Pale lavender-blue to violet with fine veins and a small white centre flowers in summer
Height 90cm(36″)
Spread 180cm(72″)
Soil any
Attractive to pollinating insects
Geranium nodosum ‘Svelte Lilac’ 2 litre pot £6Hardy perennial
Shade to full sun
Glossy leaves.
Cup shaped lilac flowers heavily veined. Flowers June to August
Height 40cm(16″) Spread 45cm(18″)
Soil: any
Attractive to pollinating insects
Geranium ‘Red Admiral’

2Litre pot £6 
¾  Litre pot £3.50
Hardy perennial
Sun or partial shade
 Compact forming. With mid-green foliage that turns red in autumn. Red-purple flowers with black veins and centre June to September.
Height 60cm(24″)
Spread 45cm(18 ″)
Soil: any  
Attractive to pollinating insects
Geranium sanguineum Tiny Monster3/4 Litre pot £4Hardy perennial
Sun or partial shade
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
Geranium x.oxonianum’Wargrave Pink’
1Litre pot £3.50 back shortly
Hardy perennial Full sun or partial shade Clump forming evergreen with mid green leaves . Light salmon pink flowers 3.5cm in width.
Height 60cm(24″) Spread 90cm(36″)
Soil: any
Attractive to pollinating insects
Geranium x riversleaianum ‘Russell Pritchard’ AGM

1 Litre pot £4.50
Hardy perennial
Sun or partial shade
Mat forming.  Intense carmine-red flowers 3 cm wide. Flowers June to September
Height 25cm(10″)
Spread 50cm(20 ″)
Soil: any  
Attractive to pollinating insects
Helenium ‘Ruby Tuesday’

1Litre pot £3.50

Hardy perennial
Sunny position
Deep red  flowers  with prominent red and saffron centre July to September
Height 60cm(24 ″)
Spread 50cm (20″)
Soil: any   
Attractive to pollinating insects
Hemerocallis ‘Burning daylight’  AGM
2Litre rose pot £6    
Hardy perennial
Full sun
Compact. Fragrant intense orange-yellow trumpet shaped July to September. Narrow strap-like leaves
Height 70cm(28″)
Spread 50cm(20″)
Soil: not sand
Hemerocallis ‘Snowy Apparition’

2Litre rose pot £6  
 Hardy perennial
Full sun or partial shade
Slightly fragrant apricot-white with bright yellow-green throat.  
Flowers July to August.
Narrow strap-like leaves
Height 80cm(32″) Spread 60cm(24″)
Soil: not sand
Heuchera ‘Lime Marmalade’ AGM PBR  

2 Litre pot £6.50
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 Litre pot £6.50
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  
Inula ensifolia ‘Compacta’ (sword leaf inula)
1Litre pot £3.50
Hardy perennial 
Sunny position
Dwarf, bushy, dense with golden-yellow flowers  in the summer
Height 25cm(10″)
Spread 30cm(15″)
Soil: any
Attractive to pollinating insects
Knautia arvensis (field scabious)
Hardy perennial
Sunny position
Lilac blue flowers on slender stems June to September
Height 50cm(20 ″)
Spread 25cm (10 ″)
Soil: not clay   
Attractive to pollinating insects
1 Litre pot £3.50
Knautia macedonica ‘Red Knight’
1Litre pot £3.50

Hardy perennial
Sunny position
Purple-red  flowers on slender stems June to September
Height 60cm(24 ″)
Spread 60cm (24 ″)
Soil: not clay   
Attractive to pollinating insects
Kniphofia ‘Fiery Fred’ AGM  
2 Litre rose pot  £6
Hardy perennial
Sun or partial shade
Thin dark green leaves.
Large flowerhead made up of orange florets with yellow undersides June to September
Height 120 cm(48″)
Spread 60cm(24 ″)
Soil: Not clay nor chalk
Attractive to pollinating insects  
Kniphofia citrina  
2 Litre rose pot £5 1Litre pot £4
Hardy perennial
Sunny position 
Thin light green leaves. Flowerheads are lemon with a hint of orange on new petals.
Flowers June to September Height 70cm(28 ″) Spread 60cm (24″)
Soil: Not clay nor chalk
Attractive to pollinating insects  
Leucanthemum (‘Shasta Daisy’) x superbum ‘Alaska’
   
1Litre pot £3.50 2 Litre pot £6
Hardy perennial
Sun or partial shade Clump forming. Large single white flowers with a yellow centre. Flowers June to August
Good cut flower.
Height 100 cm(40 ″)
Soil: any   
Attractive to pollinating insects  
Leucanthemum (‘Shasta Daisy’) ‘Snowcap’
1Litre pot £3.50
Hardy perennial
Sun or partial shade Clump forming. Dwarf variety. Single white flowers with a yellow centre. Flowers June to August
Good front of border plant
Height 30cm(12 ″)
Soil: any   
Attractive to pollinating insects


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
Linaria cymbalaria (Muralis) also known as Ivy Leafed  toadflax, Penny wort)  
9cm pot £2.50 Sold out for now – back in a few months
Hardy perennial Partial shade or sun Tiny snapdragon-like lilac flowers with trailing stems.  Flowers June to September Good on north facing walls. Self-seeds freely. Height 10cm(4 ″) Spread 20cm(8 ″) Soil: Not clay
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
Lupin ‘Mini Gallery Mix’

3* 3/4 Litre pots for £7.50
Hardy perennial
Sun or partial
Bicoloured flowers July to September
Colours: pink & white or red & white or blue & white or yellow & white
Height 45cm(18″)
Lysimachia (Loosetrife) Candela
2litre /2.5 litre pot £6

Hardy perennial
Partial shade or full sun
White flower spikes above compact foilage
Height 30cm(12″)
Spread 45cm(18″)
Soil: any
Attractive to pollinating insects
Lysimachia Ephemerum (WIllow leaved Loosestrife)
    2.5Litre pot  £6.50
2Litre £6
Hardy perennial
Sun or partial shade Clump forming.  Narrow grey-green leaves.
Flower spikes made up of tiny white flowers, with mauve veins.
Flowers June to July.  Good cut flower Height 100cm(40″) Spread 30cm(12 ″) Soil: Not chalk nor sand
Attractive to pollinating insects  
Lysimachia punctata
(Garden Loosestrife)
1 Litre  pot £3.50
Hardy perennial
Full sun or partial shade
Clump forming.  
Green leaves and yellow flowers from June to August
Height 75cm(30″)
Spread 60cm(24″)
Soil: not chalk or sand
Attractive to pollinating insects
Lysimachia punctata ‘Alexander’ (Variegated Loosestrife)
1 Litre  pot £3.50
Hardy perennial
Full sun or partial shade
Clump forming.  
Variegated leaves and yellow flowers from June to August
Height 75cm(30″)
Spread 60cm(24″)
Soil: not chalk or sand
Attractive to pollinating insects
Oenothera (‘Évening Primrose’) Lemon Sunset 1Litre pot £3.50
9cm pot £2.50
Oenothera (‘Évening Primrose’) Lemon Sunset
Hardy perennial
Sunny position
Soft yellow flowers that mature to a sunset red. Fragrant in the evening
Flowers in summer
Height 90cm(36″)
Spread 10cm(4″)
Soil: not clay
Attractive to pollinating insects
Oregano vulgare ‘Aureum’ AGM (Golden oregano)
1litre pot £3.50 back in a month or so
Hardy perennial
Sunny position
Yellow aromatic leaves, lilac-pink flowers June to September
Height25cm(10″) Spread 25cm(10 ″)
Soil: Not clay nor sand
Attractive to pollinating insects  
Pachysandra t. ‘Green Carpet’ (Japanese spurge ‘Green carpet’)  

9cm pot £2.50 back shortly
Hardy perennial
Partial shade or shade Evergreen dark green glossy leaves. Spikes of tiny white flowers above the leaves early summer.  Particularly good ground cover for a shady position.
Height 15cm(6 ″) Spread 100cm( 40″)
Soil: any   
Attractive to pollinating insects  
Penstemon Digitalis Mystica
2 litre pot £6
Hardy perennial
Sun or partial shade
Bronze stems with light lavender flowers in the summer
Height 70cm(28″)
Spread 40cm(16 ″)
Soil: not clay  
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
 
1.5 litre pot £5
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
1.5 Litre pot £5

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
Penstemon Purple Passion
2Litre pot £6
Hardy perennial
Sun or partial shade
Purple  tubular flowers with a white throat June to September
Height 70cm(28″)
Spread 70cm(28″)
Soil: not clay
Attractive to pollinating insects
Penstemon ‘Sour  Grapes’  AGM

2 Litre pot £6
Hardy perennial
Sun or partial shade
Purple-blue flowers with a whitish throat. Flowers June to September
Height 60cm(24″)
Spread 50cm(20″)
Soil: not clay
Attractive to pollinating insects
Penstemon ‘White Bedder’  AGM
2Litre pot £6,
1Litre pot £3.50
Hardy perennial
Sun or partial shade
White flowers June to September
Height 60cm(24″)
Spread 60cm(24″)
Soil: not clay
Attractive to pollinating insects
Peroviskia ‘Blue Spire’ AGM

1.5 Litre pot £5
Hardy perennial
Prefers full sun
Greyish-white foliage with a sage scent. Blue flower spikes August to September
Height 100cm(39″)
Spread 100cm(39″)
Soil not clay
Attractive to pollinating insects
Phlox paniculate ‘Bright Eyes’
1 litre pot £4
2 litre rose pot £5
Hardy perennial
Scented pale pink flowers with red centres July to September
Height 100cm(40″)
Spread 50cm(20″)
Soil: not sand
Physostegia virginiana var. speciosa ‘Variegata’ (Variegated obedient plant)9cm pots £2.50Hardy perennial
Sun or partial shade
Lance-shaped leaves with cream edges. Masses of small tubular pale pink flowers  on multi branched stems July to September
Height 60cm(24″)
Spread 60cm(24 ″)
Soil: not chalk nor sand   
Attractive to pollinating insects
Physostegia virginiana ‘Vivid’
(obedient plant ‘Vivid’)
9cm pots £2.50
Hardy perennial
Sun or partial shade
Lance-shaped leaves . Masses of small tubular dark purplish-pink flowers  on multi branched stems July to September
Height 60cm(24″)
Spread 60cm(24 ″)
Soil: any   
Attractive to pollinating insects
Polemonium (Jacob’s ladder)Blue Pearl 9cm pot £2.50 Hardy perennial
Partial shade or sun
Clusters of fragrant lavender-blue bell-shaped flowers June to August
Height 60cm(24″)
Spread 45cm(18″)
Soil: not chalk   
Attractive to pollinating insects
 Poppy rupifragum Double Tangerine Gem

9cm pot £2.50
Hardy perennial
Sunny position
Soft orange flowers and attractive  silvery blue flowers.
Flowers May to August
Height 60cm(24″) Soil any    
Potentilla ‘Esta Ann’
2.5Litre or 2Litre pot £6
Hardy perennial
Sunny position
Bright yellow flowers with a red centre, dark green leaves.
Flowers June to August
Height 20cm(8″)
Spread 50cm(20″)
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
Roscoea Purpurea
2 Litre pot £6
Great in partial shade
Hardy perennial
(dies back in the winter and does not re-appear until mid May)
Partial shade
Purple flowers in summer
Height 30cm(12″)
Spread 20cm(8″)
Soil: not sand nor chalk
Rosemarinus officinalis Capri 
1.5Litre pot £4.50 back shortly
Hardy perennial
Sunny position Lavender blue flowers in spring
Height 20cm(8″)
Spread 20cm(8 ″)
Soil: any  
Attractive to pollinating insects
Rudbeckia fulgida var. deamii AGM


2 Litre pot £6
2.5 Litre pot £6.50
Hardy perennial
Sun or partial shade
Dark-eyed, deep yellow flowers August to October
Clump forming
Height 60cm(24″)
Spread 45cm (18″)
Soil: not sand
Attractive to pollinating insects
Salvia ‘Christine Yoe’
1Litre pot £4
Hardy perennial
Sunny position
Purple flowers. Small aromatic leaves. Flowers May to September
Height 100cm(39″)
Spread 100cm(39″)
Soil: not clay
Attractive to pollinating insects
Salvia greggii ‘Lipstick’
coming soon
Hardy perennial
Sun or partial shade
Vibrant pale red flowers with a white throat on long stems. Aromatic leaves. Flowers June to October
Height 60cm(24″)
Spread 60cm(24″)
Soil: not clay
Attractive to pollinating insects
Salvia uliginosa
1.5 Litre pot £6
Hardy perennial
Sunny position  Happiest in moist but not waterlogged soil.
Blue hooded flowers July to September
Height 200cm(80″)
Spread 90cm(36″)
Soil: not clay
Attractive to pollinating insects
Salvia  xj. ‘Hot Lips’ AGM 1.5 Litre pot £5 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
1Litre £4
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
1 litre £4
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
Sanguisorba (Burnet) tenuifolia var. alba
2.5 Litre pot £6.50
Hardy perennial
Full sun or partial shade
Prefers moist soil White bottlebrush-like flowers with black anthers, on willowy stems June to September.
Not evergreen. Clump forming
Height 150cm(60″) Spread 60cm (24″)
Soil: any
Saxifraga ‘Variegata’ (x urbium) (Variegated London Pride)  

1Litre pot £3.50
Hardy perennial
Full sun to mostly shade
Evergreen rosettes of leaves spotted with yellow.
Wiry stems of dainty pink flowers April to May
Height 30cm(12″) Spread 70cm(28″)
Soil: any Good groundcover or edgings
Scabiosa caucasica ‘Blausiegel’
(Blue seal)

2Litre pot £6
Hardy perennial
Sunny position 
Large scented lavender-blue flowers May to September
Height 70cm(28″)
Soil: not clay
Attractive to pollinating insects
Scabiosa Isaac House Hybrid
1.5Litre £5
Hardy perennial
Sunny position 
Large white, blue or lavender flowers June to September
Height 50cm(20″)
Soil: not clay
Attractive to pollinating insects

(or 9cm pot / 8.5 peat free jiffy pot £1.50 – will flower next year )
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
Scabiosa Ritz Blue
9cm pot £2
Hardy perennial
Sunny position
Lilac blue flowers on well branched plants June to September
Height 20cm(8″)
Spread 20cm (8″)
Soil: not clay   
Attractive to pollinating insects
Sedum spectabile ‘Carl’ AGM
9cm pot £2

Hardy perennial
Sunny position
Flat heads of carmine pink flowers August to October
Height 40cm(16″)
Spread 30cm(12″)
Soil: not clay
Attractive to pollinating insects
Sedum Spirit
9cm pot £2

Hardy perennial
Sunny position
Golden yellow starry flowers June to September
Height 10cm(4″)
Spread 20cm(8″)
Soil: not clay
Attractive to pollinating insects
Sempervivum hybridum winter hardy varieties (also known as houseleeks)
9cm pot £2
Hardy perennial
Sunny position. 
Drought tolerant Rosettes of succulent spiral patterned foliage.
Height 5cm(2.5″) (without flower)
Soil: any as long as not wet
Stokesia laevis  f. alba White Star

2 Litre pot £6
Stokesia laevis  f. alba White Star
Hardy perennial
Sun or partial shade
Large white aster-like flower with a hint of pink
Flowers July to September
Clump forming
Height 30cm(12″)
Spread 45cm (18″)
Soil: not clay
Attractive to pollinating insects
Thalictrum aquilegifolium album
1Litre pot £5
Hardy perennial
Partial shade
Lacy aquilegia-like bluish green foliage and fluffy white flowers May to July.
Height 120cm(48″)
Spread 50cm(20 ″)
Soil: not sand nor chalk  
Thalictrum Delavavi
2 litre rose pot £6
Hardy perennial
Partial shade
Dainty lilac flowers with distinctive yellow anthers on tall stems June to August
Height 120cm(48″)
Spread 60cm(24″)
Soil: not sand
Attractive to pollinating insects
Verbena hastata rosea

1 litre pot £4
Hardy perennial
Sunny position
Multi-branching candelabra heads with pink flowers slowly ascending the stems. Flowers June to September
Height 60cm(24″)
Soil: not clay  
Attractive to pollinating insects
Verbena purple top (bonariensis)

1 litre pot £3.50
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’
2Litre pot £7
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 With spring trim
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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