Summer flowering plants 2022

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 £6.5, 2Litre rose pot £6, 1Litre pot £5
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
White flowers July to September
Height 50cm(20″)
Spread 30cm(12″)
Soil: any
Agastache Rose Mint
9cm pot £1.30 sold out
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
Anancyclus depressus garden gnome (flattened Alexander’s foot)


9cm pot £2, 1 Litre £3.50
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 x hybrida ‘Honorine Jobert’ AGM
1 litre pot £4
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
Anemone xh. ‘Whirlwind’


1.5 Litre £4.50

Hardy perennial
Prefers partial shade or full sun
Semi-double white flowers with contrasting yellow stamens August to October
Height 80cm (32″)
Spread 70cm(28″)
Soil any
Attractive to pollinating insects
Aquilegia McKana Giant Hybrids

9cm pot £1 each, 1 litre pot £2.50
Hardy perennial
Prefers partial shade
Mix of colours
Flowers April to July
Height 75cm (30”) spread 20cm(8”)
Arenaria montana ‘Avalanche’
Hardy perennial
Prefers full sun or partial shade
Dwarf, cushion-forming rockery plant, white flowers with a pale yellow throat.
Flowers May to August
Height 6″ (15cm)
Spread 12″ (30cm)
Armeria  pseudarmeria Ballerina-red

9cm £1.30
Armeria  pseudarmeria Ballerina-red
Hardy perennial
Sunny position 
Compact plants with grass- like foliage. Red globe shaped blooms on long strong stems May to August
Height 10cm(4 ″)
Soil: any
Attractive to pollinating insects
Armeria  pseudarmeria Ballerina-white

9cm £1.30, 1Litre £3.50
Armeria  pseudarmeria Ballerina-white
Hardy perennial
Sunny position 
Compact plants with grass- like foliage. White globe shaped blooms on long strong stems May to August
Height 10cm(4 ″)
Soil: any
Attractive to pollinating insects
Aster – Kalimeris Incisa

1.5 Litre pot £5 9cm pot £1.30
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 £1each
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’
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
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
Finished flowering for the year
Astilbe ‘Straussenfeder’ AGM

1Litre pot £5
Astilbe ‘Straussenfeder’ AGM
Hardy perennial
Prefers moist soil Sun or partial shade
arching, coral pink plumes June to August
Height 75cm(24″)
Soil not sand nor chalk nor clay
Campanula glomerata acaulis 9cm pot £1.50Hardy perennial
Sun or partial shade
Dark stems, purple bell-shaped flowers in the summer.
Height 25cm(10 ″)
Soil: not clay
Attractive to pollinating insects
Campanula Garganica


9cm pot £2
Hardy perennial
Sun or partial shade
Lilac-blue star-shaped flowers in summer 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 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 Poscharskyana (Serbian bellflower)

9cm pot £2
Hardy perennial
Sun or partial shade
Lilac-blue bell-shaped flowers June to September with mid green foliage. Good ground cover or good for draping over walls etc.
Height 20cm(8 ″)
Spread 60cm (24 ″)
Soil: any   
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
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.
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
Ceratostigma  Plumbaginiodes
1.5 Litre pot £4.50 2Litre 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″)
Delosperma Cooperi (cooper’s ice plant) 9cm pot £1.70 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 £1.70
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
Delphinium Magic fountains

(photo; taken 13/04/2022)
1 Litre pot £3.50
Hardy perennial
Full sun or partial shade
Dark green leave, short thick stems, so no need to stake.
Flowers June to September
Height 80cm(32″)
Spread 45cm(18″)
Dianthus Pinifolius
9cm pot £1.70
Hardy perennial
Full sun, well-drained soil
 Dense heads of small dark ruby red flowers spring to early summer
Height  and spread 25cm(10″)
Soil: not clay
Dianthus Sweetness

9cm pot £1.30, 1Litre pot £2.50
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 Parviflora
9cm pot£1.30,

(taken 23rd April )2Litre pot £5

Hardy perennial
Prefers partial shade
Small reddish brown flowers May to July
Good cut flower
Height 60cm(24″) Spread 30cm (12”)
Soil any
Attractive to pollinating insects
 
Digitalis x mertonensis (Strawberry Foxglove) AGM
(taken 23rd April)
2Litre pot £5
Hardy perennial
Shade, partial shade or sun
Green veined leaves. Large lemon-flushed pink flowers June to July
Height 90cm(36″)
Spread 30cm(12″)
Soil: any   
Plants will self-seed
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, 1Litre £4
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
finished flowering for the year
Echinacea Purpurea ‘White Swan’Hardy perennial 
Sunny position
Large, slightly scented white flowers June to October
Height 80cm(32″)
Spread 40cm(16″)
Attractive to pollinating insects
good cut flower
Echinacea Purpurea hybrid ‘Mellow yellow’
Hardy perennial 
Sunny position
Vigorous and sturdy. Shades of yellow flowers June to October
Height 80cm(32″)
Spread 40cm(16″)
Attractive to pollinating insects
Echinops sphaerocephalus ‘Artic Glow’
9cm pot £1.30
Hardy perennial
Prefers full sun
Large white flowers, grey-green foliage
Flowers June to September
Height 80cm″)
Spread 50 ″)
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 £2 reduced to £1
Hardy perennial
Sunny position
Clump forming basal rosette of dark green leaves with white veining. Silvery blue flowers on tall stems July to September
Height 45cm(18″)
Spread 25cm(10 ″)
Soil: not clay  
Attractive to pollinating insects
Eupatorium fortune ‘Pink Elegance’ 2.5Litre/2 L rose pot £6
1.5Litre pot £5
Hardy 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

Gaillardia Burgundy
(taken 23rd April)
1Litre pot £2.50
Hardy perennial
Prefers full sun or partial sha
Low mound of light green leaves. Upright stems with large deep wine-red daisy like flowers. Flowers June to first frost
Height 60cm(24 ″)
Good cut flower
Gaura lindheimeri ‘Siskiyou Pink’
9cm pot £2
(1 Litre pot £3.50, 1.5 Litre pot £4.50 returning soon)
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  
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 ‘Dusky Crug’

1 Litre pot £5 sold out
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 ‘Red Admiral’

2Litre pot £6 
¾  Litre pot £3.50
sold out
Hardy per soldoutennial
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 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
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
Hemerocallis ‘Burning daylight’  AGM

2 Litre 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
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)

1 litre pot £3
Hardy perennial
Sunny position
Dwarf bushy plant with golden-yellow flowers in the summer
Height 25cm(10″)
Spread 30cm(15 ″)
Soil: any
Attractive to pollinating insects
Knautia macedonica ‘Red Knight’
1 litre pot £4
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
Knautia Melton Pastels

2litre pot £5 (taken 23rd April)
Hardy perennial
Full sun or partial shade
Scabious-like flower. Either pink, lilac or red flowers on tall strong floating stems.
Flowers June to September
Height 120cm(48″)
Soil: not clay
Slug resistant
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  
finishing flowering for this year
Kniphofia hirsute ‘Fire Dance’
(Red hot poker Traffic Lights)
9cm pot £2
Hardy perennial
Sun or partial shade
Flowers coral red turning yellow July to October Height 50cm(20)
Spread 60cm (24″)
Soil: Not clay nor chalk
Attractive to pollinating insects  
Lamium galeobdolon ‘Hermann’s Pride’ (yellow archangel)
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
Lavender augustifolia ‘Ellagance Purple’
9cm pot £1.30 each
1Litre pot £2.50
Hardy perennial
Sunny position
Large fragrant flower spikes on strong stems June to September
Height  and spread 35cm(14″) 
Soil: any
Attractive to pollinating insects
Flower heads good for drying  
Leucanthemum (‘Shasta Daisy’) x superbum ‘Alaska’
1 litre pot £3.50

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
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
Liatris spicata ‘Floristan Weiss’ (button snakewort)
1Litre pots £4, 1.5 Litre pot £4.50
Hardy perennial 
Sunny position
Narrow foliage and white 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
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
finishing flowering for this year
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
Lupin ‘Mini Gallery Mix’
3/4 Litre pot @ £3 or 3 for £7.50                sold out 
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″)
Lychnis chalcedonica AGM
1 litre pot £4   
                              
Hardy perennial
Sun or partial shade
Flat, starry scarlet flowers  June to August
Height 90cm(36″)
Spread 60cm(24″)
Soil: not clay
Lysimachia atropurpurea1.5Litre pots £4.50Lysimachia atropurpurea
Hardy Perennial
Sun or partial shade
Silver-green leaves, spikes of claret-red flowers June to August
Height 45cm(18″)
Spread  35cm(14″)
Soil: any
Lysimachia (Loosestrife) Candela

1.5Litre pot £5  2/2.5Litre pot £6
Hardy Perennial
Sun or partial shade
White flower spikes above compact
 mound of green foliage
Flowers May to September
Height 30cm(12″)
Soil: any
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   
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 9cm pot £1.30Oenothera (‘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
Oenothera (‘Evening Primrose’) Vericolour ‘Sunset Boulevard’
9cm pot £1.30
Hardy perennial
Sunny position
Flowers open in shades of orange and lemon yellow deepening to orange- June to September
Height 40 cm(16 ″)
Attractive to pollinating insects
Oregano vulgare ‘Aureum’ AGM (Golden oregano)

1litre pot £3.50, 9cm pot £2
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
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  
Oxalis Adenophylla

9cm pot £1.50

Hardy perennial
Prefers full sun or  partial shade
Small compact rosettes of foliage and masses of dainty lilac pink flowers.
Height 10cm (4″)
Spread 20cm (8″)
Flowers: April to June
Penstemon Digitalis Mystica

(taken23rd April ) 2 litre pot £5
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 2 litre pot £6 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
2Litre pot £6

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
1 Litre pot £3.50
(photo of a 2Litre pot)
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 or 2.5Litre 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
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
Peony lactiflora ‘Bunker Hill’
3Litre rose 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’
in bud 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 ‘Festiva Maxima’
in bud
3Litre rose pot £12
Hardy perennial
Sun or partial shade
Double white flowers, that open with a pink blush, quickly fading to creamy-white (sometimes has a smattering of crimson flecks) June to July. Old variety with rose scent.
Height 100cm(40″)
Spread 100cm(40″)
Soil: any
Peony lactiflora ‘Kelway’s glorious’
2Litre 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’ AGMHardy perennial
Sun or partial shade
Fragrant, double apple blossom pink flowers June to July.
Height and spread 100cm(39″)
Soil: any Good cut flower
Perovskia atriplicifolia Blue Steel

1Litre pot £4.50
Hardy perennial
Sunny, well drained position 
Aromatic, silvery foliage with small blue flowers on strong silver stems. Flowers June to September
Height 60cm(24″) 
Soil: not clay
Attractive to pollinating insects
Phlomis fruticosa (Jerusalem Sage) AGM
1 Litre pot £3.50
Hardy perennial
Sunny position  Prune late spring if needed
Yellow flowers June to July. Felt like leaves.
Height 75cm(30″)  Spread 100cm(40″)
Soil: not clay
Attractive to pollinating insects
Phlox paniculate ‘Eventide’

1Litre pot £4.50, 2Litre rose pot £6
Hardy perennial
Full sun to partial shade
Scented lavender-blue flushed lilac flowers July to September
Height 90cm(36″)
Spread 50cm(20″)
Soil: not sand
Attractive to pollinating insects
Physostegia virginiana Grandiflora Rose
(obedient plant)
Physostegia virginiana Grandiflora Rose
(obedient plant)
Hardy perennial
Sun or partial shade
Clump forming Pink flowers July to September
Good cut flower.
Height 80 cm(32 ″)
Attractive to pollinating insects
Physostegia virginiana var. speciosa ‘Variegata’ (Variegated obedient plant)9cm pots £1.30Hardy 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 £1.30
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
Poppy nudicaule Garden Gnome AGM
9cm pot £1.50
Hardy perennial
Sunny position
Red, white, orange or yellow flowers in summer
Height and spread: 30cm (12″)
Soil: not clay
Poppy orientale Pizzicato
9cm £2
Hardy perennial
Sunny position
A semi-dwarf poppy either red, scarlet, orange, salmon, mauve, rose, pink or white all with a black centre. The flowers are 15cm in diameter and are held on strong stems.
Height: 50cm (20″)
 Poppy rupifragum Double Tangerine Gem

9cm pot £1.30
Hardy perennial
Sunny position
Soft orange flowers and attractive  silvery blue flowers.
Flowers May to August
Height 60cm(24″) Soil any  
finishing flowering for this year 
Potentilla ‘Esta Ann’
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
finishing flowering for this year 
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
finishing flowering for this year
Potentilla ‘Monarchs Velvet’

2Litre pot £6  
Hardy perennial
Sunny position
Heart shaped, raspberry red petals with a deep velvet red centre. Bright yellow flowers with a red centre, dark green leaves.
Flowers June to September
Height 60cm(24″)
Spread 50cm(20″)
Soil: not clay
Attractive to pollinating insects 
Rhodiola rosea (roseroot, dark purple stonecrop)
1.5 Litre pot £4.50

Hardy perennial
Sunny position
Clump forming.  Tightly  packed fleshy blue-green toothed leaves with yellow flowers May to July.
Height and spread 25cm(10 ″)
Soil: any
Attractive to pollinating insects
Roscoea ‘Kew Beauty’ AGM
 (Alpine ginger)

Great in partial shade  
1.5 litre pot  £5
2 litre pot £6
Hardy perennial
Prefers partial shade
Pale yellow flowers May to July
Height 30cm   Spread 20cm
Soil: Clay, Loam
(Dies back in winter and does not reappear until May)
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
Rudbeckia ‘Herbstsonne’ AGMHardy perennial
Sun or partial shade
Clump forming. Yellow flowers August to October
Height 200cm(80 ″)
Soil: any   
Attractive to pollinating insects
Rudbeckia fulgida Goldsturm AGM

2 Litre pot £6
Hardy 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
Height 60cm(24″)
Spread 45cm (18″)
Soil: not sand
Attractive to pollinating insects
Finishing flowering for this year
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 pratensis ‘Indigo’ AGM
2 litre rose pot £6 
Hardy perennial
Sunny position
Fragrant royal blue hooded flowers. Flowers July to September
Height 60cm(24″)
Spread 50cm(20″)
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, £2.50 9cm pot
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  
£2.50 9cm pot
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
Salvia x sylvestris ‘Viola Klose’ AGM
(Wood sage ‘Viola Klose’ )
1 Litre pot £3.50
Hardy perennial
Sun or partial shade
Spires of intense dark violet hooded flowers June to September
Height 50cm(18″)
Spread 50cm(18″)
Soil: not clay
Attractive to pollinating insects
Saponaria, Ocymoides (tumbling Ted) AGM
9cm pot £1.70
Hardy Perennial
Prefers full sun
Creeping version of soapwort.
Bright pink flowers, which help to attract beneficial insects to the garden.
Flowers May to August
Height 15cm Spread 45cm
Saxifraga ‘Variegata’ (x urbium) (Variegated London Pride)  

9cm £2 (Photo last spring
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 ‘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

(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 £1.30
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
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″)
Sempervivum hybridum winter hardy varieties (also known as houseleeks)
9cm pot £1.30
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
finishing flowering for this year
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
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
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″)

Available for sale June onwards
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″)

Available for sale June onwards
Verbascum phoeniceum
1 litre 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
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)

9cm pot £1.30
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
Verbena Rigida AGM
9cm pot £2
Hardy perennial (to -5C)
Sunny position
Clusters of fragrant bright purple flowers from June to September
Height 60cm(24″)
Spread 40cm(16″)
Soil: any
Attractive to pollinating insects
Veronica gentianoides 
1 litre 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 prostrata AGM
9cm pot £2
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
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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