(All pot sizes are approximate)
Hardy, half-hardy and tender perennials for sale, from ground covering to towering monsters. Perennials for sun or shade and moist or dry soils.
(Joe Pye weed), Family Asteraceae, Originating from N. America. Magnificent, enormous, tough, and easy to grow perennial with leaves arranged in whorls around sturdy, red-tinted stems.
(cypress spurge 'Fens Ruby'), Family Euphorbiaceae, Originating from S. and W. Europe. A fast-spreading deciduous perennial with the finest feathery, almost fluffy purple-flushed foliage and acid yellow flowers, aging to orange.
(syn. Euphorbia polychroma 'Bonfire', Cushion Spurge), Family Euphorbiaceae, Originating from Europe. A compact bushy mound forming herbaceous perennial with excellent spring interest. Foliage emerges green and changes to red, purple and maroon.
(Honey spurge, Canary spurge), AGM, Family Euphorbiaceae, Originating from Madeira. An evergreen, bushy shrub forming a rounded dome of upright stems and narrow, bright green leaves arranged in whorls around the stems.
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(broad-leaved glaucous spurge), AGM, Family Euphorbiaceae, Originating from S Europe, Asia Minor. An evergreen perennial with blue/green succulent leaves arranged in whorls around semi-prostrate stems. In spring it produces acid green flowers.
(Spurge), Family Euphorbiaceae, Originating from Canary Islands and Madeira. A rounded, evergreen shrub with narrow, lance-shaped, dark green leaves with creamy-white mid-ribs. Clusters of fragrant, yellow-brown flowers.
(Japanese farfugium 'Crispatum'), Family Asteraceae, Originating from E. Asia. Large-leaved perennial with rounded, wavy green leaves and crinkled edges, loose, pale, daisy flowers in late summer.
(Parsley Leopard Plant), Family Asteraceae, Originating from E. Asia. Green/grey, evergreen crinkled leaves and stalks of bright yellow daisies. Really lights up a shady corner. May lose leaves in hard frost.
(Trailing fuchsia), Family Onagraceae, Originating from New Zealand. A species with a prostrate or trailing habit. Small round leaves on long, slender stems. Curious, small but very attractive flowers appear un summer.
(Dusky cranesbill), Family Geraniaceae, Originating from S.E. Europe to Asia. Small deep purple/black flowers on long stems are attractive in spring but it is when these have finished that this Geranium gets exciting.
(syn. Geum chiloense 'Mrs Bradshaw' , avens 'Mrs J Bradshaw'), AGM, Family Rosaceae, Garden origin. An easy to grow hardy clump forming herbaceous perennial, producing rosettes of hairy lobed leaves and a profusion of scarlet flowers.
(Bowman's root, false ipecac), AGM, Family Rosaceae, Originating from NE USA & Canada. Rhizomatous perennial bearing star shaped white flowers with contrasting red calyces in midsummer. Reddish stems with 3 lobed leaves.
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(syn. Gladiolus byzantinus, Byzantine gladiolus), AGM, Family Iridaceae, Originating from S. Spain, Italy. An elegant perennial with strap like foliage, bearing several deep pink funnel shaped flowers along an erect flower spikes from late spring.
(Chilean rhubarb, giant rhubarb, prickly rhubarb), AGM, Family Gunneraceae, Originating from Brazil. A King Kong of the plant world with huge ribbed leaves that will reach 2m long. Give this plant plenty of room in soil that is permanently moist.
(Toatoa, raspwort 'Wellington Bronze'), Family Haloragaceae, Originating from New Zealand. Narrow, saw-toothed leaves in strong bronze shades on red stems make this a most unusual evergreen perennial. Forms a good, dense mound of foliage.
(English ivy 'Perkeo'), Family Araliaceae, Originating from Europe. An attractive and unusual cultivar of the common English ivy with light green crumpled, marbled leaves on red stems.
(Lenten Rose), Family Ranunculaceae, Garden origin. Plant of the year in 2005 this lenten rose produces metallic blue or purple flowers in spring amongst dark green evergreen leathery foliage.
(Day lily), Family Hemerocallidaceae. Deep ruby/mahogany flowers with a distinct yellow throat, mid to late season.
(Daylily 'Bonanza'), Family Hemerocallidaceae. A deciduous Daylily with handsome, grassy-green foliage and fragrant deep yellow, funnel-shaped flowers with a large wine-red eye.
(Daylily 'Golden Chimes'), Family Hemerocallidaceae, Originating from China, Korea and Japan. A robust, easy to grow semi-evergreen Daylily with bright yellow flowers, tinged red on the reverse held on bronze stems over narrow, arching foliage.
(Daylily), Family Hemerocallidaceae, Originating from China, Korea and Japan. Semi-evergreen compact perennial with very attractive light green, strap-like leaves and vivid red flowers with a yellow throat.
(Daylily), AGM, Family Hemerocallidaceae, Originating from China, Korea and Japan. Semi-evergreen perennial with very attractive light green, strap-like leaves and large deep wine-red flowers with a yellow throat.
(Coral Bells), Family Saxifragaceae, Garden origin. A stunning clump forming evergreen perennial with silver foliage and black veining and purple undersides. A profusion of fuchsia pink flowers on erect panicles are produced throughout spring.
(Coral bells 'Midnight Rose'), Family Saxifragaceae. Evergreen perennial with round purple leaves, pink underneath, and generously splashed with pink on the surface. The pink fades to cream as the season progresses.
(Coral bells), Family Saxifragaceae, Garden origin. Creamy blooms in summer are borne above evergreen, glossy, startlingly dark, almost black foliage on this striking Coral flower. A talking point in beds and borders.
(alum root 'Purple Petticoats'), AGM, Family Saxifragaceae, Garden origin. A mound forming evergreen with deeply ruffled dark purple leaves and panicles of small cream flowers on produced from spring.
(Plantain lily 'June'), AGM, Family Asparagaceae, Originating from Japan, Korea, China. Leaves appear blue-washed in spring with irregular creamy yellow centres. A sport of Hosta 'Halcyon' it makes a bright clump of colourful foliage.
(Plantain lily, Funkia), Family Asparagaceae, Originating from NE. Asia. Vigorous hosta forming a large mound of mid-green, heart-shaped leaves with a chartreuse margin turning a striking white as the season progresses.
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(Plantain lily), Family Asparagaceae, Originating from China, Korea, Japan and Russia. An excellent clump-forming Hosta with enormous, pleated, cupped, heart-shaped, glaucous leaves.
(Plantain lily, Funkia), AGM, Family Asparagaceae, Originating from NE. Asia. A giant hosta - possibly the largest blue with heart-shaped, puckered true blue leaves up to 30cm wide.
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