Currently available plants

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

Achillea millefolium Cerise Queen
1 litre pot £3.50  
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
Ajuga reptans ‘Burgundy Glow’ (Bugle ‘Burgundy Glow’)
9cm pot £2.50   sold out
Hardy perennial
Partial shade
Evergreen leaves with wine red splashes and cream margins. Dense upright spires of deep blue flowers in spring.
Height 20cm(8″)
Spread 80cm(32″)
Soil any
Attractive to pollinating insects
Anancyclus depressus garden gnome (flattened Alexander’s foot)
 
1Litre pot £3.50 sold out
Hardy perennial Sunny position  Small white daisy-like flowers with deep red undersides. Flowers close at dusk and reopen in the morning. Drought tolerant Flowers spring to early summer Height 5-10cm(2-4 ″) Spread 10cm(4″) Soil: any    Attractive to pollinating insects  
Anemone multifida
1Litre pot £3.50
Hardy perennial
Partial shade or sun
Cream flowers followed by cottony seed heads
Flowers May to June
Height 30cm(12″)
Spread 30cm(12″)
Soil: not sand nor chalk
Anemone Nemorosa  (Wood Anemone)
 sold out 9cm pot £2.50
Hardy perennial
Prefers partial shade
White flowers March to April
Naturalises well
Height 10cm(4 ″) Spread 30cm (12 ″)
Soil: not sand
Armeria  pseudarmeria Ballerina-white
  ¾Litre pot £3
Hardy perennial
Sunny position 
Compact plants with grass- like foliage. White globe shaped blooms on long strong stems
Height 10cm(4 ″)
Soil: any
Sold out of red flowering plants
Attractive to pollinating insects  
Astilbe x arendsii Irrlicht2 Litre pot £6Hardy perennial
Prefers moist soil in partial shade position.
Creamy-white flowers June to August Height 60cm(24″)
Spread 50cm (20″)
Bamboo Farqesia rufa AGM
     2.5 Litre pot £14
Hardy perennial
Partial shade to sun
Evergreen. Clump forming.
Produces new shoots in the spring. Height 150- 200cm(60-80 ″)
Spread 150cm(60″)
Soil: Not sand nor chalk  


Sold out for now. More in the autumn
Brunnera macrophylla ‘Blaukuppel’  (Perennial forget-me-not)

2Litre pot £6   1Litre pot £3.50

Hardy perennial
Prefers light shade
Blue flowers April to June
Height 45cm(18 ″)
Spread 20cm (8 ″)
Soil: any
Attractive to pollinating insects
Campanula Garganica AGM

  9cm pot £2.50
Hardy perennial
Sun or partial shade
Lilac-blue star-shaped flowers with mid green foliage. Good ground cover or good for draping over walls etc.
Height 10cm(4 ″)
Spread 50cm (40 ″)
Soil: not clay
Attractive to pollinating insects
Campanula Poscharskyana (Serbian bellflower)
sold out  3/4Litre pot £3
Hardy perennial
Sun or partial shade Lilac-blue bell-shaped flowers with mid green foliage.
Flowers June to September. Good ground cover or good for draping over walls etc.
Height 10cm(4 ″)
Spread 60cm (24 ″)
Soil: any   
Attractive to pollinating insects  
Campanula wanneri (Wanner’s harebell, Symphyandra heterophylla)
1Litre pot £3.50
¾ litre pot £3

Hardy perennial
Sunny position
Compact mound covered in masses of bell shaped flowers May to July
Height 25cm(10″)
Attractive to pollinating insects
Soil: not clay
Cephalaria gigantea
2.5Litre pots £7
Hardy perennial Sun or partial shade Pale butter-yellow scabious shaped flowers from June to July. After flowering chop to base to encourage 2nd flowering in September Height up to 180cm(72″) Spread 50cm(20 ″) Soil: any    Attractive to pollinating insects
Dicentra spectabilis AGM (Lamprocapnos,  bleeding heart) sold out
2 Litre rose pot £6

Hardy perennial
Prefers partial shade
Fern-like foliage and arching sprays of heart-shaped deep pink and white flowers May to June
Height & spread 60cm(24″)
Soil: not sand
Digitalis lutea AGM (Straw Foxglove)  
1.5Litre pot £4.50
Hardy perennial Partial shade or sun  Narrow oval bright green glossy leaves with smallish pale yellow flowers June to August Height 60cm(24″) Spread 30cm (12″) Soil: any    Good for brightening up a partially shaded spot. Attractive to pollinating insects  
Erodium manescavii AGMsold out 1Litre pot £3.50
Hardy perennial
Prefers a sunny position
Magenta-purple flowers about 3cm wide on long stems June to September.
Height and spread 40cm(16″)
Soil: not clay
Attractive to pollinating insects
Euphorbia Mellifera AGM
  sold out
2 Litre rose pot  £7
Hardy perennial
Sunny position 
Evergreen shrub.
Dome shaped with bright green narrow leaves.
Honey scented brownish flower heads in late spring.
Height 150 cm(60″) presently 50cm Spread 150cm(60″)
Soil: Not clay
Attractive to pollinating insects  
Francoa sonchifolia (Bridal Wreath)  
Back in a month or so
Hardy perennial
Partial shade to sun Clump forming.
Pink flowers with a darker blotch at the base on spikes sitting above the foliage. Flowers July to September
Height 50cm(20″)
Spread 50cm(20 ″)
Soil: any   
Attractive to pollinating insects  
Fritillaria Acmopetala AGM  
sold out 9cm pot £2.50

Hardy perennial
Prefers full sun
Pale green, tingled purple   bell-shaped nodding flowers
Height 30cm(12 ″)
Soil: not clay  

Geranium’ Blue Cloud’ AGM ¾ Litre pot £3.50 Geranium’ Blue Cloud’ AGM
Partial shade or full sun
Sprawling geranium. Pale blue flowers 4cm across from May to August. Height 90cm(36″) Spread 170cm(68″)
Soil: any
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 Macrorrhizum
1 litre pot £3.50
Hardy perennial
Happy in shade or sun Sticky aromatic leaves which turn red in autumn. Good ground cover.
Crimson flowers May to September Height 35cm(14″) Spread 40cm (16″)
Soil: not clay
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 ‘Orkney Cherry’ (‘Bremerry’) PBR
1 Litre pot £6
Hardy perennial Sun or partial shade Small pink flowers with white centres over trailing brown-green foliage May to October
Height 30cm(12 ″) Spread 30cm(12″) Soil: any    Attractive to pollinating insects Good edging plant
Geranium sylvaticum ‘Album’ AGM
2Litre pot £5  
Geranium sylvaticum ‘Album’ AGM Hardy perennial
Full sun or partial shade
Upright plant, light green leaves and pure white flowers May to June
Height 70cm(28″) Spread 50cm(20″)
Soil: any
Attractive to pollinating insects
Geranium sylvaticum ‘Mayflower’ AGM
¾ Litre pot £3.50
Geranium sylvaticum ‘Mayflower’ AGM Hardy perennial Full sun or partial shade Upright plant, light green leaves. Large blue flowers with a white centre. Flowers May to June
Height 70cm(28″)
Spread 50cm(20″)
Soil: any
Attractive to pollinating insects  
Geranium x.oxonianum’Wargrave Pink’
1Litre pot £3.50
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
Glechoma Hederacea  
9cm pot £2.50
Hardy perennial
Prefers partial shade or full sun
Fan shaped dark green leaves and violet flowers April to May, usually re-blooms September to October
Height 20cm(8 ″)
Spread 100cm(39″)
Soil: any
Good ground cover  
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 ‘Cathy’s Sunset’
2Litre rose pot £6    sold out
Hardy perennial
Full sun or partial shade
Yellow and terracotta striped flowers June to September.
Narrow strap-like leaves
Height 60cm(24″) Spread 60cm(24″)
Soil: not sand
Hemerocallis ‘Pink Damask’ AGM
2Litre rose pot £6 sold out
Hardy perennial
Full sun
Deep pink reflexed flowers 15cm in width, with a yellow throat June to August.
Narrow strap-like leaves
Height 80cm(32″) Spread 60cm(24″)
Soil: not clay
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 ‘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 May and June.
Height 30cm(12″) Spread 30cm(12″)
Soil: Not clay nor chalk
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
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  
Lamium galeobdolon ‘Hermann’s Pride’ (yellow archangel)
1.5 Litre pot £5.50
Hardy perennial
Partial shade to shade
Clump forming. Silver mottled dense semi-evergreen foliage
Yellow flowers May to June.
Height 30cm(12″)
Spread 30cm(12 ″)
Soil: any  
Attractive to pollinating insects  
Lamium maculatum ‘Pink Pewter’ (Also known as spotted deadnettle)
    1Litre pot £4
Hardy perennial Partial shade or shade Heart-shaped silvery leaves with a crinkly green edge. Pale pink two-lipped hooded flowers (nettle shaped). Flowers June. Height 20cm(8 ″) Spread 35cm(14 ″)
Good edging plant. Soil: any   
Attractive to pollinating insects  
Leucanthemum (‘Shasta Daisy’) x superbum ‘Alaska’
   
¾Litre pot £3 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  
Linaria cymbalaria (Muralis) also known as Ivy Leafed  toadflax, Penny wort)  
9cm pot £2.50
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  
Lysimachia Ephemerum (WIllow leaved Loosestrife)
    2.5Litre pot  £6.50
Sold out for now – back in a few months
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 ‘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
Oregano vulgare ‘Aureum’ AGM (Golden oregano)
1litre pot £3.50
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
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  
Peony lactiflora ‘Bowl of Beauty’ AGM

3Litre pot £12
Hardy perennial
Sun or partial shade
Fragrant, pink-tinted flowers with a cream centre June to July.
Strong stems
Height 80cm(32″) Spread 60cm(24″) Soil: not chalk Good cut flower 3Litre pot £12
Peony lactiflora ‘Bunker Hill’
3Litre pot £12
Hardy perennial
Sun or partial shade
Fragrant, deep cherry red semi-double flowers June to July.
Vigorous plant with dark green foliage. Height 90cm(36″) Spread 60cm(24″)
Soil: not chalk Good cut flower    
Peony lactiflora ‘Edulis Superba’
3Litre pot £12
Hardy perennial
Sun or partial shade
Rose scented flowers, magenta-rose guard petals with silver edged magenta-pink inner petals May to June
Height 90cm(36″) Spread 60cm(24″)
Soil: not chalk Good cut flower  
Peony lactiflora ‘Kelway’s glorious’sold out
3Litre rose pot £12,
2 Litre rose pot £11
Hardy perennial
Full sun or partial shade
Masses of fragrant double white flowers with a creamy-yellow centre which at first are tinged with pink and occasionally flecked with red.
Flowers June to July
Height 90cm(36″)
Spread 60cm(24″)
Soil: not chalk
Peonies sold in bud or flower
Peony lactiflora ‘Sarah Bernhardt’ AGM
3Litre pot £12
Hardy perennial
Sun or partial shade
Fragrant, double apple blossom pink flowers June to July.
Height and spread 100cm(39″)
Soil: any Good cut flower
Periwinkle ‘atropurpurea (Vinca minor) AGM  
2litre pot £6
Hardy perennial
Full sun to mostly shade
Evergreen. Forms a carpet of lance-shaped dark green leaves.
Purple flowers April to September. Height 15cm(6″) Spread 50cm(20″)
Soil: any
Used as groundcover or trailing out of pots
Periwinkle ‘Gertrude Jekyll’ (Vinca minor f. alba)  
1litre pot £3.50   Sorry sold out for the time being
Hardy perennial
Full sun to mostly shade Evergreen. Forms a carpet of lance-shaped dark green leaves. Pure white flowers April to September. Height 15cm(6″) Spread 50cm(20″) Soil: any
Used as groundcover or trailing out of pots
Phlox subulate Emerald Cushion
9cm pot £2.50
Hardy perennial
Sunny position
Dense, vigorous, mound forming evergreen plant with pink flowers in late spring and early summer
Good edging plant
Height 10cm(4″) Spread 50cm (20″)
Soil: not clay
 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 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
Primula denticulate hybrids
2 litre pot £5.50
(4 pots in the photo)
Hardy perennial
Sun or partial shade
Rounded heads of flowers April to July. Flowers rose or lavender
Height 30cm(12″)
 Sold out
Pulmonaria
1Litre pot £3.50
Hardy perennial
Light shade Clump forming
Pink flowers that turn to blue
Flowers March to June
Height 20cm(8 ″) Spread 20cm( 8″)
Soil: any   
Attractive to pollinating insects  
Pulmonaria ‘Cotton Cool’ AGM
    2 litres £6
1 litre £3.50

Hardy perennial
Shade to partial shade
Silvered leaf with blue flowers fading to pink March to May.
Height 25cm(10″)
Spread 20cm(8″) Soil not sand  
Pulsatilla vulgaris AGM (Pasque flower)
1Litre pot £3.50 sold out
Hardy Perennial Full Sun Silky leaves. Violet flowers with a golden centre in spring followed by silvery seed heads. Height 20cm(8 ″) Spread 20cm(8 ″)
Soil: Not clay
Attractive to pollinating insects  
Pulsatilla vulgaris Heiler hybrids
sold out
Litre pot £3.50 
Hardy perennial
Sun or partial shade
Clump forming. Hairy young leaves.
Bell-shaped flowers March to June in a wide range of colours.
(Mainly red and blues)
Followed by cottony seed heads.
Height and spread 20cm(8 ″)
Pulsatilla White Bells
1Litre pot £3.50
Hardy perennial
Sun or partial shade
Clump forming.
Hairy young leaves.
White bell-shaped flowers March to May followed by cottony seed heads.
Height and spread 20cm(8 ″)
Rosemarinus officinalis Capri 
1.5Litre pot £4.50
Hardy perennial Sunny position Lavender blue flowers in spring Height 20cm(8″) Spread 20cm(8 ″) Soil: any   Attractive to pollinating insects
Sanguisorba (Burnet) tenuifolia var. alba2.5 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
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
Sweet woodruff (Galium odoratum)
9cm pot £2.50  
Hardy perennial Partial shade
Small clusters of star-loke fragrant flowers above emerald green leaves April to July
Height 20cm(8″) Spread 30cm(12″)
Soil: any
Attractive to pollinating insects
Synthyris missurica subsp. Stellate (Mountain kittentails)
finished flowering
¾ Litre £3
Hardy perennial
Partial shade
Spikes of small bell shaped violet blue flowers opening from the bottom upwards in the spring.
Height 15cm(6”)
Spread 10cm(4”)
Soil: Not clay ,chalk or sand
Attractive to pollinating insects  
Verbascum phoeniceum
1Litre pot £3.50
Hardy perennial Sun or partial shade Slim spires of flowers May to August above rosette of deep green leaves.  Flower colour could be white, pink, salmon or purple
Height 90cm(36″) Soil: not clay
Attractive to pollinating insects
Verbascum Southern Charm  
 
1litre £3.50
Photo of flower taken last year

Hardy perennial
Prefers full sun or partial shade
Long spikes bear flowers in shades pastel colours over a long period through the summer months.
Flower could be either, apricot, cream, dusky pink or lavender
Height 70cm(28″)
Veronica gentianoides 
1Litre pot £3.50
Hardy perennial
Full sun or partial shade
Pale blue flower spikes.
Glossy Leaves Flowers late spring
Height 45cm(18″)
Spread 60cm(24″)
Soil: not clay nor sand nor chalk
Veronica Georgia Blue
  1litre pot £3.50   
Hardy perennial
Sun or partial shade
Purple-tinged leaves and abundant blue flowers in spring Height 10cm(4 ″) Spread 30cm(12″) Soil: Not clay Attractive to pollinating insects  
Veronica prostrata AGM
1Litre pot £3.50
Hardy perennial
Sunny position
Mat forming semi-evergreen plant
Light blue flowers May to June
Height 15cm(6″)
Soil: not clay
Attractive to pollinating insects
Veronica teucrium ‘Royal Blue’ AGM (Speedwell)
1 litre pot £3.50
Hardy perennial Full sun or partial shade Toothed, oblong leaves and blue flowers June to August Height 45cm(18″) Spread 45cm (18″) Soil: not clay, nor sand nor chalk Attractive to pollinating insects Cut back by half after flowering to promote bushier growth and a second flowering
Veronicastrum sibiricum
1Litre pot £4
Hardy perennial
Full sun or partial shade
Blue-lilac flowers August to September. Foliage grouped in whorls.
Good cut flower
Height 160cm(60″)
Attractive to pollinating insects
Viola rivinianna Purpurea Group (labradorica) (Common dog violet)
9cm pot £2.50
Hardy perennial
Partial shade or sun
Dark lavender-blue flowers with dark purple-green foliage. Flowers April to June
Height 15cm(6″)
Spread 20cm(8 ″) 
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 With spring trim
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
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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