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Abelia 'Edward Goucher'
(Linneaceae) Compact semi-evergreen shrub. Lilac-pink tubular flowers in clusters produced freely in spring and early summer. 1.5m
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Shrub   3L
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Abies balsamea Hudsonia Group
'Dwarf balsam fir' (Pinaceae) Dwarf very slow growing fir tree from the boreal forests of northern Canada. Verdant green dense evergreen foliage of blunt needles with a bobbly habit. 60cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (2)
Conifer   9cm  -  £2.25
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Acer palmatum 'Atropurpureum'
'Japanese maple' (Aceraceae) Classic purple leaved Japanese maple. Deeply incised foliage turning from dark purple to burning red in the autumn. A slow growing but eventually quite large small tree requiring a spot that is sheltered from the wind. 8m
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Shrub   10.5cm  -  £5.50
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Acer palmatum 'Orange Dream'
'Japanese maple' (Aceraceae) Small tree with an upright habit. Deeply cut golden-green leaves with and orange tint when emerging and a rich fiery orange in the autumn. Requires a spot that is sheltered from the wind. 5m
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Shrub   10.5cm  -  £5.50
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Achillea 'Feuerland'
'Yarrow' (Asteraceae) Firey cherry red flowers with a yellow eye in a dense flat head in mid summer fading to burnt orange in late summer. Clump-forming herbaceous perennial. 75cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (2)
Perennial   2L  -  £5.75
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Achillea 'King Alfred' *
(Asteraceae) Lovely neat alpine yarrow with finely cut greyed-green foliage & pearly creamy yellow-white daisy flowers in early summer. 20cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Alpine   1L  -  £3.75
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Achillea millefolium 'Red Velvet'
(Asteraceae) Rich long lasting red flowers in flattened heads in summer above finely cut grey-green foliage. A very striking variety. 60cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (2)
Perennial   2L
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Achillea tomentosa 'Aurea'
'Woolly yarrow' (Asteraceae) Compact alpine with woolly finely cut leaves and yellow dome of flowers on short stems in summer. 12cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (3)
Alpine   1L
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Aconitum 'Newry Blue'
'monkshood' (Ranunculaceae) Clump forming herbaceous perennial with slender dense tall spires of hooded rich deep very dark blue flowers in mid to late summer above fresh green deeply cut leaves. 1.5m
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Perennial   2L  -  £5.75
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Aconitum 'Spark's Variety'
'Monkshood' (Ranunculaceae) Mid-late summer flowering tall perennial with slender branching inflorescens of striking deep indigo monkshood flowers produced in great quantity. 2m
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Perennial   3L  -  £6.50
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Aconitum carmichaelii Wilsonii Group
(Ranunculaceae) A tall early autumn flowering perennial, deep violet-blue hooded flowers on stout spikes above dark glossy foliage. Allied to Delphiniums, but happier on the West of Scotland. Aconites are poisonous. 1.2m
Cultural preferences: HZ (3)
Perennial   3L
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Aconitum x cammarum 'Bicolor'
'Blue & white monkshood' (Ranunculaceae) This distinctive perennial is a favourite of ours. The hooded flowers are half blue, half white on tall open spikes from mid to late summer above dark glossy finely cut foliage. 1.5m
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Perennial   1.5L
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Actaea matsumurae 'White Pearl' *
Syn. Cimicifuga simplex 'W.P.' (Ranunculaceae) Tall, late flowering shade-loving perennial with graceful white foamy wands of scented flowers in autumn above pale green deeply cut foliage. A valuable plant for being a late flowering and shade tolerant. 1.2m
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Perennial   3L  -  £6.75
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Actaea simplex (Atropurpurea Group) 'Brunette'
(Ranunculaceae) Late flowering tall, upright clump-forming herbaceous perennial. Finely cut purple-black foliage and fragrant foamy white narrow flower spikes in very late summer and autumn. 1.2m
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Perennial   2L  -  £7.50
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Adenophora liliifolia
'Lilyleaf ladybells' (Campanulaceae) Clump-forming bellflower relative from Siberia, many upright slender stems densely clad in graceful hanging sky blue flowers from mid-late summer. A lovely plant, easy & trouble-free. 90cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (3)
Perennial   2L  -  £5.75
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Adiantum aleuticum 'Subpumilum'
'Maidenhair fern' (Pteridaceae) Classy little American deciduous fern with pale green delicate divided fronds with black ribs, frost hardy but needs shelter from cold winds. 10cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Fern   1.5L
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Aeonium 'Tip Top'
(Crassulaceae) New compact and bushy hybrid similar to the popular 'Zwartkop' but naturally branches much better. Frost tender succulent with striking purple-black foliage. Bed-out for the summer & bring in in winter or grow on a sunny windowsill. 25cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (10)
House   10.5cm
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Aeonium 'Tip Top'
(Crassulaceae) New compact and bushy hybrid similar to the popular 'Zwartkop' but naturally branches much better. Frost tender succulent with striking purple-black foliage. Bed-out for the summer & bring in in winter or grow on a sunny windowsill. 25cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (10)
House   1L  -  £4.25
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Aeonium 'Zwartkop'
(Crassulaceae) Frost tender succulent with striking purple-black foliage. Bed-out for the summer & bring in in winter or grow on a sunny windowsill. 50cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (10)
House   10.5cm  -  £3.50
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Aeonium haworthii 'Kiwi'
(Crassulaceae) A bushy succulent of dense rosettes with cream young growth with green older growth towards the tips of the leaves. 80cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
House   1L  -  £4.25
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Agapanthus 'Black Pantha'
(Amaryllidaceae) New cultivar with striking dark indigo tubular flowers pendulously hanging from umbles in late summer. 1m
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Perennial   5L
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Agapanthus 'Lilliput'
(Amaryllidaceae) A hardy dwarf deciduous cultivar with wonderful deep navy blue flowers in compact heads during mid until late summer & one of our favourites. Excellent for the border front or growing in containers. 45cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Perennial   1.5L
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Agapanthus 'Loch Inch'
(Amaryllidaceae) Dwarf blue flowered deciduous variety. 40cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Perennial   2L
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Agapanthus 'Navy Blue'
(Amaryllidaceae) Hard deciduous variety with dense umbels of unsurprisigly navy blue flowers in late summer and early autumn. 75cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Perennial   3L
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Agapanthus 'Sea Coral'
(Amaryllidaceae) Long narrow tubed white flowers with a flush of coral-pink. A medium height evergreen variety, a good long flowerer in late summer and autum, at a useful height too. 60cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Perennial   3L  -  £6.75
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Agapanthus 'Torbay'
(Amaryllidaceae) Compact of 12cm umbels of mid blue tubular flowers in late summer. A hardy compact deciduous variety and one of our favourites. 70cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Perennial   3L  -  £6.75
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Agapanthus campanulatus var. albus
(Amaryllidaceae) Sperical heads of white flowers in late summer and autumn. A hardy deciduous variety. 60cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Perennial   3L
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Agapanthus Twister
'= 'Ambic001'' (Amaryllidaceae) Big round heads of unusual bicolour blue centred, white tipped flowers from July to September. Hardy South African deciduous clump-forming perennial. 60cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Perennial   2L
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Agapanthus white dwarf hybrids
(Amaryllidaceae) A lower growing hardy deciduous variety with dense umbles of white flowers in late summer. 50cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Perennial   3L
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Ageratina altissima 'Chocolate'
Syn. Eupatorium rugosum 'C.' (Asteraceae) Richly chocolate coloured foliage on a tall moisture loving perennial with creamy small daisy flowers in late summer in good years but grown primarily for the tasty looking leaves. 1.2m
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Perennial   2L  -  £5.75
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Ageratum houstonianum 'Blue Champion'
(Asteraceae) Old favourite compact low carpet bedding. Rich blue pom-pom flowers over deep green leaves. 10cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Bedding   D6  -  £3.25
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Ajuga reptans 'Braunherz'
'Bugle' (Lamiaceae) Useful, adaptable low groundcover Purple-bronze glossy leaves, deep blue flowers in spring and early summer. 15cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Alpine   9cm  -  £2.00
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Ajuga reptans 'Braunherz'
'Bugle' (Lamiaceae) Useful, adaptable low groundcover Purple-bronze glossy leaves, deep blue flowers in spring and early summer. 15cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Alpine   1L  -  £3.75
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Ajuga reptans Black Scallop
'= 'Biclasca'' (Lamiaceae) New variety with tightly clustered distinctive shiny black-purple puckered rounded leaves & blue flowers in early summer. Forms a good dense groundcover under shrubs. 25cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Alpine   9cm
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Ajuga reptans Chocolate Chip
'= 'Valfredda'' (Lamiaceae) A very distinctive compact dwarf, but still vigorous bugle with small chocolaty oblong foliage & short blue flowers in early summer. 7cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Alpine   1L  -  £3.75
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Ajuga reptans Sugar Plum
'= 'Binsugplu' 'Bugle' (Lamiaceae) Colourfully variegaed perennial spreading by stolons to form quite an effective groundcover. Pink, cream and purple leaves and stems with mid blue flowers in early summer. 15cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Alpine   9cm  -  £2.00
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Allium cernuum
'Lady's leek' (Amaryllidaceae) Western American ornamental onion with nodding clustered heads of waxy ball-shaped amethyst flowers in early summer. 25cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Bulb   9cm
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Allium hollandicum 'Purple Sensation'
Syn. A. aflatuense misapp. (Amaryllidaceae) Striking big 10cm dense purple balls of flowers on straight tall stems in early summer, good both for cutting and also for drying. 75cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Bulb   1L  -  £3.75
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Allium karataviense
'Kara Tau garlic' (Amaryllidaceae) Ornamental onion with metallic purply-grey water-replant leaves & large palest purple-lavender globular flowers in early summer on a short stalk. The ornamental seed head dries well. 20cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Bulb   1L  -  £3.75
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Allium schoenoprasum
'Chives' (Amaryllidaceae) Too well known to need much of a description. In early summer why not try the purple flowers mixed through a salad for a bit of colour. 15cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Herb   9cm  -  £2.00
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Allium schoenoprasum Quattro
'Chives Quattro' (Amaryllidaceae) New hybrid of common chived and garlic chives. Flat pale green leaves with a garlicky-chive flavour and dense and clustered mauve flowers from white buds in summer. 30cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Herb   8cm  -  £2.00
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Allium schoenoprasum var. sibiricum
'Giant chives' (Amaryllidaceae) Carries big round rosy-lilac blooms in summer on top of hollow aromatic stems; taller and thicker than normal chives. 50cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Herb   9cm  -  £2.00
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Allium tuberosum
'Garlic chives' (Amaryllidaceae) Showy bulb with a broad dome white flowers on tall stems in late summer & autumn, but you grow it for the garlicy-chivey taste, use the flowers or foliage in salads, the whole plant is often used in Chinese cooking & is also known as 'Chinese Chives'. 50cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Herb   9cm  -  £2.00
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Aloe arborescens
'Candelabra aloe' / 'kransaalwyn' (Xanthorrheaceae) Large South African succulent with thick midgreen prickel-edged lace-shapped theves on a stout bushy plant producing limey-orange kniphofia-like flower spikes fom autumn through winter into spring. Frost hardy to -7°C but requiring protection from winter wet if outside. 1m
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
House   2L  -  £8.00
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Aloysia triphylla
'Lemon Verbena' (Verbenaceae) Tender highly aromatic South American shrub. Grown for the lovely lemon scented pale green foliage that can be used as a flavouring ingredient. Open heads of palest pink flowers in late summer. Keep dry in the winter to keep it alive. 1.2m
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Herb   9cm  -  £2.00
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Alstroemeria Inca Glow
'Peruvian lily' (Alstroemeriaceae) New compact dwarf Alstroemeria bred for long-lasting colour in containers. Intricately marked rosy red trumpet flowers in clusters atop very short stems from mid summer to autumn. An excellent cut flower. 30cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Perennial   2L  -  £7.50
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Alstroemeria Inca Husky
'Peruvian lily' (Alstroemeriaceae) Compact hardy perennial, ideal for growing in containers. makes a small bushy plant plastered with cream, peach and rosy red coloured tubular blooms intricately marked inside all summer. 15cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Perennial   2L  -  £7.50
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Alstroemeria Inca Sundance
'Peruvian lily' (Alstroemeriaceae) Dwarf compact hardy perennial with large cream and buttery yellow flowers with red flushe tips and maroon flecks produced freely all summer. 30cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Perennial   2L  -  £7.50
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Alstroemeria Inca Sweety
'Peruvian lily' (Alstroemeriaceae) Dwarf hardy variety with masses of creamy white flowers with deep rose-pink down the 3 outer petals and yellow and black markings on the 3 inner petals. Tough, neat and flowering all summer they are the perfect container plant. 30cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Perennial   1L
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Alstroemeria Inca Vito
'Peruvian lily' (Alstroemeriaceae) Compact hardy perennial, ideal for growing in containers. Grows in to a small bushy plant plastered with dark scarlet tubular blooms all summer. 20cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Perennial   2L  -  £7.50
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Alstroemeria psittacina 'Royal Star' *
'Peruvian lily' (Alstroemeriaceae) Variegated perennial with a pale cream margin to the leaf. From mid to late summer it produces whorls of tubular claret-crimson flowers cream inside & at the tips & veined maroon inside atop tall slender stems. 1m
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Perennial   2L  -  £6.00
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Amelanchier canadensis
'June-berry' / 'Service-berry' (Rosaceae) Fine easy large shrub or small tree with masses of white flowers in spring, if the bullfinches haven't found it! It has excellent autumn colour. 3m
Cultural preferences: HZ (4)
Shrub   3L  -  £8.00
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Androsace lanuginosa
'Woolly rock jasmine' (Primulaceae) Very attractive low dense trailing rockery plant with silky silvery leaves with neat lavender pink flowers with yellow eyes in delightful dense globular heads borne in mid-late summer. Unlike most species of Androsace it is easy to grow. 10cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Alpine   1L
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Androsace lanuginosa
'Woolly rock jasmine' (Primulaceae) Very attractive low dense trailing rockery plant with silky silvery leaves with neat lavender pink flowers with yellow eyes in delightful dense globular heads borne in mid-late summer. Unlike most species of Androsace it is easy to grow. 10cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Alpine   1L  -  £4.00
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Anemone flaccida
'Nirin-sou' (Ranunculaceae) Rare small Anemone from moist woodlands in Japan. Deep green marbled leaves & two single white flowers on each short stem in late spring. 20cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Alpine   1L  -  £3.75
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Anemone hupehensis 'Praecox'
'Japanese anemone' (Ranunculaceae) Among the first Japanese anemones to flower with 5 to 8 rounded deep pink petals making a flower 6cm across with a yellow centre in late summer. 70cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Perennial   2L
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Anemone multifida Yellow
(Ranunculaceae) Short easy American perennial for the border front or rockery. Soft primrose yellow flowers for a good time in late spring and early summer followed by attractive white cottony seed heads. 25cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Perennial   1.5L  -  £4.75
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Anemone multifida Yellow
(Ranunculaceae) Short easy American perennial for the border front or rockery. Soft primrose yellow flowers for a good time in late spring and early summer followed by attractive white cottony seed heads. 25cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Perennial   1.5L  -  £5.00
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Anemone nemorosa 'Alba Plena'
'Double wood anemone' (Ranunculaceae) Beautiful double white flattened pom-pom flowered form of the much loved native. A low creeping perennial that dies down after flowering making way for later plants. 12cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Alpine   8cm  -  £2.50
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Anemone nemorosa 'Robinsoniana'
'Blue wood anemone' (Ranunculaceae) A beautiful soft lavender blue-flowered form of our native wood anemone. A low creeping perennial that dies down after flowering making way for later plants. 15cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Alpine   8cm  -  £2.50
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Anemone ranunculoides
'Yellow anemone' (Ranunculaceae) Deep yellow flowers above divided leaves & red stems in spring, an attractive small species similar to the wood anemone, also suitable for naturalising in a woodland setting. 10cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (4)
Alpine   8cm
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Anemone rivularis
(Ranunculaceae) Open clump-forming perennial. In early summer it produces many simple white flowers flushed blue on reverse with noticeable purple stamens on freshly opened flowers. 35cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (4)
Perennial   9cm
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Anemone rivularis *
(Ranunculaceae) Open clump-forming perennial. In early summer it produces many simple white flowers flushed blue on reverse with noticeable purple stamens on freshly opened flowers. 35cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (4)
Perennial   1.5L  -  £4.75
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Anemone x hybrida 'Whirlwind'
(Ranunculaceae) Japanese anemone with semi-double white flowers with narrow irregular petals with a yellow centre in autumn. 80cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Perennial   2L
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Antennaria dioica
'Mountain everlasting' (Asteraceae) Diminutive native alpine plant forming a compact silvery mat with small tufty heads of white flowers on short stalks in early summer. 5cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (3)
Alpine   1L  -  £3.75
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Antennaria dioica 'Nyewoods Variety'
'Mountain everlasting' (Asteraceae) Small Scottish native mat forming alpine with salmon-Pink flowers borne in clutters during Early summer. 5cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (3)
Alpine   9cm
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Antennaria rosea
'Mountain everlasting' / 'Pussy toes' (Asteraceae) Creeping alpine with small silver-backed leaves. In early summer it sends up hundreds short stalks each with a tuft of fluffy deep pink flowers on the end. A more striking American relative of the Scottish native A. dioica. 5cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (3)
Alpine   9cm  -  £2.25
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Anthemis carpatica 'Karpatenschnee'
(Asteraceae) White & yellow ox-eye daisies on short slender stems above ground hugging silver-grey aromatic cut foliage. A useful summer long flowering groundcover for a dry sunny border. 20cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Alpine   1.5L
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Anthemis punctata ssp. cupaniana
'Sicilian chamomile' (Asteraceae) Dense low mounds of aromatic silver foliage with ox-eye daisy flowers for much of summer, a very tough, drought resistant and reliable performer, the harder it is grown the better it looks. 30cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Perennial   2L  -  £5.75
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Anthemis tinctoria 'Sauce Hollandaise'
'Dyer's yellow chamomile' (Asteraceae) Lovely mayonnaise & yolk-yellow coloured daisies by the hundred all summer and an excellent cut flower. Cutting back Anthemis tinctoria in early May makes for bushier plants & prolongs flowering. 70cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Perennial   3L
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Anthriscus sylvestris 'Ravenswing' *
'Purple cow parsley' (Apiaceae) Fern-like purple leaves with light umbles of white flowers above in summer. A lovely & easy biennial that will self-seed true, so be sure not to over-zealously dead-head. 1m
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Perennial   1L  -  £3.75
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Antirrhinum Antirinca Yellow Maroon
'Snapdragon' (Plantaginaceae) Unusual new variety; upright, compact and bushy with dark foliage and open flowers on a spike, broad, antiqued lemon yellow flushed peach with maroon markings in the centre and a lovely scent. A tough half hardy perennial plant good as a centrepiece of a planter. 35cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Bedding   1L  -  £3.50
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Antirrhinum Crimson
'Snapdragon' (Plantaginaceae) Popular old fashioned hardy bedding plants, uptight growing with a spire of chunky snapdragon flowers in a rich crimson-red. Use in big pots, back of trough with trailing plants in front or in borders. The dark red flowers associate well with silver foliage, e.g. Helichrysum, and with other warm colours, e.g. Marigolds, Gazania. 30cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Bedding   D6  -  £3.25
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Antirrhinum Pretty in Pink
'= 'Pmoore07'' (Plantaginaceae) New bushy perennial flowering from June to September. Masses of deep pink tubular flowers, great for cutting. Give a warm spot with sharp drainage to increase it's chances of surviving a wet winter. 50cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Perennial   3L
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Aquilegia 'Crimson Star'
(Ranunculaceae) Cottage garden perennial with large red flowers with ivory trumpets in late spring and early summer. 45cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Perennial   1L  -  £4.00
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Aquilegia flabellata Cameo Series
(Ranunculaceae) Extremely dwarf late spring flowering columbines in mixed pastel shades of pink white and blue. 7cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Alpine   1L
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Aquilegia flabellata Cameo Series
(Ranunculaceae) Extremely dwarf late spring flowering columbines in mixed pastel shades of pink white and blue. 7cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Alpine   1L  -  £3.75
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Aquilegia vulgaris var. flore-pleno 'Winky Rose'
'Columbine' / 'Grannies Bonnet' (Ranunculaceae) Almost hose-in-hose double, stout rose pink bell flowers in late spring and early summer. Clump-forming herbaceous perennial. 50cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Perennial   1.5L  -  £4.50
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Aquilegia vulgaris var. stellata 'Nora Barlow'
'Double columbine' (Ranunculaceae) Clump forming herbaceous perennial. Double red flowers with green tips in late spring and early summer, very popular for woodland fringe and cottage garden planting. 75cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Perennial   2L  -  £5.50
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Aquilegia vulgaris var. stellata 'Ruby Port'
'Double columbine' (Ranunculaceae) Dark ruby red spur-less double flowers in early summer. An easy, popular & rewarding clump-forming herbaceous perennial. 60cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Perennial   2L  -  £5.50
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Arctotis x hybrida 'Hannah'
'Gousblom' (Asteraceae) South African half-hardy perennial, great for tubs and borders. Warm orange-red daisies all summer above downey silver-grey foliage. 35cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Bedding   1L
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Arctotis x hybrida 'Red Devil'
(Asteraceae) South African half-hardy perennial, great for tubs and borders. Felty, slightly greyed foliage and masses of blood red daisy flowers all summer. Arctotis have great weater resistance and keep looking good in containers well into the autumn. 30cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Bedding   10.5cm  -  £1.85
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Arctotis x hybrida 'Red Devil'
(Asteraceae) South African half-hardy perennial, great for tubs and borders. Felty, slightly greyed foliage and masses of blood red daisy flowers all summer. Arctotis have great weater resistance and keep looking good in containers well into the autumn. 30cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Bedding   1L  -  £3.50
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Arctotis x hybrida 'Wine'
(Asteraceae) South African half-hardy perennial, great for tubs and borders. Felty, greyed foliage and masses of mauve-pink daisy flowers all summer. Arctotis have great weater resistance and keep looking good in containers well into the autumn. 30cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Bedding   10.5cm  -  £1.85
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Arctotis x hybrida 'Wine'
(Asteraceae) South African half-hardy perennial, great for tubs and borders. Felty, greyed foliage and masses of mauve-pink daisy flowers all summer. Arctotis have great weater resistance and keep looking good in containers well into the autumn. 30cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Bedding   1L  -  £3.50
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Arenaria 'Lemon Ice' *
'Mountain sandwort' (Caryophyllaceae) Compact trailing rockery plant with masses of simple palest iced lemon yellow flowers all summer long. 10cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (4)
Alpine   11.5cm
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Arenaria 'Lemon Ice'
'Mountain sandwort' (Caryophyllaceae) Compact trailing rockery plant with masses of simple palest iced lemon yellow flowers all summer long. 10cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (4)
Alpine   1L  -  £3.75
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Arenaria montana
'Mountain sandwort' (Caryophyllaceae) Great rockery plant with trailing stems smothered with simple large white flowers from early to late summer. Small narrow dark green foliage. Good for lolloping over a rockery wall. 10cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (4)
Alpine   1L
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Arenaria montana 'Summer White'
'Mountain sandwort' (Caryophyllaceae) A more compact and mound-forming form of this first rate trailing rockery plant. Masses of simple white flowers all summer. 15cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (4)
Alpine   1L  -  £4.25
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Argyranthemum LaRita Primrose
(Asteraceae) Bushy, compact half-hardy woody perennial. Single primrose yellow daisies with yellow centres above finely cut grey-green foliage. 50cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Bedding   1L  -  £3.50
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Argyranthemum LaRita White
(Asteraceae) Compact, bushy half-hardy woody perennial. White daisy flowers with yellow eyes above finely cut grey-green foliage all summer. Margarites make great bold centrepieces for medium to large sized containers. 50cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Bedding   1L  -  £3.50
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Argyranthemum MadeiraCrested Hot Pink
(Asteraceae) Bushy half-hardy woody perennial. Rather scabious-like frilly centred daisy flowers in deep warm pink above finely cut grey-green foliage. Margarites make great bold centrepieces for medium to large sized containers. 50cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Bedding   1L  -  £3.50
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Argyranthemum MadeiraCrested Yellow
(Asteraceae) Bushy half-hardy woody perennial. Rather scabious-like slightly frilly centred flowers in buttery yellow above finely cut grey-green foliage. Margarites make great bold centrepieces for medium to large sized containers. 50cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Bedding   1L  -  £3.50
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Argyranthemum Madeira Deep Pink Improved
(Asteraceae) Bushy half-hardy woody perennial. Pink daises all summer, emerging deep magenta-pink and faintly mottled and fading to mid pink as they age giving the plant a two-tone look. Finely cut grey-green foliage. Margarites make great bold centrepieces for medium to large sized containers. 50cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Bedding   1L  -  £3.50
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Argyranthemum Starlight Red
(Asteraceae) Bushy half-hardy woody perennial. Masses of rich magenta-red single daisy flowers with yellow eyes all summer an greyed green deeply cut foliage. Maragrite daisies make great centrepieces to summer planters. 50cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Bedding   1L  -  £3.50
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Arisaema costatum
(Araceae) Large mottled glossy leaves and purple spathes striped white, stiffly hooded with a long spadix appendix. 50cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Bulb   2L  -  £6.50
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Arisaema griffithii
(Araceae) Clump-forming bulbous perennial. Mottled stems topped with dark green trifoliate leaves. The white, green & dark purple striped spathe is broad & folded over at the mouth. The appendix of the spadix is a long & thin purple tail. 40cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Bulb   2L  -  £6.00
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Arisaema nepenthoides
(Araceae) Clump-forming bulbous perennial. Stems chequered & spotted pinkish & brown. The Trifid-like 'flower' is an upright spathe with a slightly cupped & forward pointing tip, green, purplish-brown, & white markings. Very tropical looking. 75cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Bulb   2L  -  £6.00
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Aristotelia serrata
'Makomako' / 'Wineberry' (Elaeocarpaceae) Semi-evergreen or deciduous small tree from disturbed ground in gloomy forests in New Zealand. Soft rich green heart-shaped foliage with serrated edges on red young stems, small pink-red flowers in spring. These are male plants which have the ocassional bisexual flower. 6m
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Shrub   3L  -  £8.50
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Armeria juniperifolia 'Bevan's Variety'
(Plumbaginaceae) This thrift forms a tight hard ball of foliage & sends out short flower stems each topped by a ball of lilac pink flowers in sprong and early summer, dead head to keep it flowering for longer. A good wee plant for that little gap in the rockery or trough. 6cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Alpine   9cm  -  £2.00
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Armeria juniperifolia 'Bevan's Variety'
(Plumbaginaceae) This thrift forms a tight hard ball of foliage & sends out short flower stems each topped by a ball of lilac pink flowers in sprong and early summer, dead head to keep it flowering for longer. A good wee plant for that little gap in the rockery or trough. 6cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Alpine   9cm  -  £2.00
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Armeria maritima 'Dusseldorfer Stolz'
'[Dusseldorf Pride]' (Plumbaginaceae) A fine form of the native 'Sea Pink' or 'Thrift' with dark pink flowers on shorter stalks over most of the summer and a mat-forming habit. 15cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (4)
Alpine   9cm
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Armeria maritima 'Rubrifolia'
'Thrift' / 'Sea pink' (Plumbaginaceae) Narrow dense rich ruby foliage and deep dusky pink pom-pom flowers from early to mid summer. Excellent form of this invaluable native coastal perennial and a great accompaniment to silver-leaved plants. 20cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Alpine   9cm
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Armeria maritima 'Rubrifolia'
'Thrift' / 'Sea pink' (Plumbaginaceae) Narrow dense rich ruby foliage and deep dusky pink pom-pom flowers from early to mid summer. Excellent form of this invaluable native coastal perennial and a great accompaniment to silver-leaved plants. 20cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Alpine   9cm  -  £2.00
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Armeria maritima 'Splendens'
'Thrift' / 'Sea pink' (Plumbaginaceae) Vivid pinky-purple flowered vigorous form of a native seashore perennial. A tidy & showy addition to any rockery. 20cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (4)
Alpine   9cm  -  £2.00
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Armoracia rusticana
'Horseradish' (Brassicaceae) A vigorous herb with coarse dock-like poisonous leaves & branched white parsnip-like roots with a strong hot flavour that when grated make a popular condiment for beef. 60cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Herb   2L  -  £5.50
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Artemisia dracunculus
'Tarragon' (Asteraceae) Aromatic woody deciduous perennial with narrow leaves which may be used as a seasoning & it is particularly good with chicken. 1m
Cultural preferences: HZ (3)
Herb   9cm  -  £2.00
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Artemisia schmidtiana 'Nana' *
'Schmidt wormwood' (Asteraceae) Evergreen cushions of finely-cut silver foliage, a superb scree plant. 10cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (4)
Alpine   1L  -  £4.00
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Arthropodium candidum purpureum *
'Rephinapapa' (Asparagaceae) Short deciduous groundcover with soft narrow grassy leaves almost covered in purplish spots. Open heads of tiny white flowers with fluffy stamens in summer. 20cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Alpine   9cm  -  £2.25
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Aruncus aethusifolius *
(Rosaceae) A first rate dwarf perennial, Short, stiff spikes of creamy-white fluffy flowers in summer & excellent red autumn colour. The foliage is more finely cut & the plant is far more compact than the commoner 'goats beard', A. dioicus. 25cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Perennial   11.5cm  -  £3.75
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Aruncus aethusifolius *
(Rosaceae) A first rate dwarf perennial, Short, stiff spikes of creamy-white fluffy flowers in summer & excellent red autumn colour. The foliage is more finely cut & the plant is far more compact than the commoner 'goats beard', A. dioicus. 25cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Perennial   1.5L  -  £4.75
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Aruncus aethusifolius *
(Rosaceae) A first rate dwarf perennial, Short, stiff spikes of creamy-white fluffy flowers in summer & excellent red autumn colour. The foliage is more finely cut & the plant is far more compact than the commoner 'goats beard', A. dioicus. 25cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Perennial   1.5L
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Asclepias tuberosa
'Butterfly milkweed' (Apocynaceae) Herbaceous perennial from stony ground in Eastern America renowned for the firey orange flowers that butterflies find irresistable from mid summer to early autumn. 75cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (4)
Perennial   2L
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Astelia 'Red Devil'
(Asteliaceae) Excellent foliage plant from New Zealand. Forms a tight clump of upright stiff sword-like leaves, metallic silver and flushed ruby red. A hybrid of the hardy A. nivicola. Very neglect tolerant and brilliant in large containers on a patio. 60cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Perennial   1.5L
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Astelia 'Red Devil'
(Asteliaceae) Excellent foliage plant from New Zealand. Forms a tight clump of upright stiff sword-like leaves, metallic silver and flushed ruby red. A hybrid of the hardy A. nivicola. Very neglect tolerant and brilliant in large containers on a patio. 60cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Perennial   2L  -  £8.00
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Astelia chathamica
(Asteliaceae) Tough & spectacular plant from the remote wind battered Chatham Islands 550 miles east of New Zealand. Bold silver sword-like foliage forming a large clump in time. Excellent for a large container, happy in dry shade or a sunny peat bog. 1.5m
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Perennial   3L  -  £8.50
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Aster alpinus
(Asteraceae) Clump forming small perennial for the rock garden or border edge with large rich magenta daisies with yellow eyes in early to mid summer. 20cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (3)
Alpine   1L  -  £3.75
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Aster alpinus 'Goliath'
(Asteraceae) Carpeting rockery perennial with masses of lilac-blue daisies with yellow eyes from early to mid summer. 20cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (3)
Alpine   1.5L  -  £5.00
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Aster diplostephioides
(Asteraceae) Rarely seen Himalayan perennial with a neat bushy habit & 3" wide daisies with slender pale blue-purple ray florets & a broad rusty coloured centre in mid-late summer. 70cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Perennial   2L
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Aster tongolensis
(Asteraceae) Hardy Himalayan perennial rockery daisy with narrow petaled sky blue flowers in late spring to mid summer above dark green furry edged leaves. 25cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Alpine   1L
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Astilbe 'Etna' (japonica hybrid)
(Saxifragaceae) Clump forming herbaceous perennial. Very dark red fluffy plumes in early-mid summer over dark bronze leaves. 60cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Perennial   2L  -  £5.75
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Astilbe 'Hennie Graafland' (simplicifolia hybrid)
(Saxifragaceae) Compact plants with superb finely cut dark foliage, airy sprays of clear pink flowers in early-mid summer. Similar to the better known 'Sprite', but with a deeper pink flower. 35cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Perennial   2L  -  £5.75
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Astilbe 'Red Baron'
(Saxifragaceae) Clump forming herbaceous perennial with deep red dense fluffy plume spikes in mid summer above dark leaves. 50cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Perennial   2L  -  £5.75
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Astilbe 'Red Baron'
(Saxifragaceae) Clump forming herbaceous perennial with deep red dense fluffy plume spikes in mid summer above dark leaves. 50cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Perennial   2L  -  £5.75
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Astilbe 'Willie Buchanan' (simplicifolia hybrid)
(Saxifragaceae) An excellent small perennial with finely dissected dark bronze green foliage and airy sprays of white flowers in late July and August. 20cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Perennial   1.5L  -  £4.75
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Astilbe 'Willie Buchanan' (simplicifolia hybrid)
(Saxifragaceae) An excellent small perennial with finely dissected dark bronze green foliage and airy sprays of white flowers in late July and August. 20cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Perennial   1.5L  -  £5.00
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Astilbe x crispa 'Lilliput'
(Saxifragaceae) Unusual very dwarf variety with strange stiff dark foliage topped by palest pink compact flower spikes in mid to late summer. A miniature architectural plant for the front of a damp border. 20cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Perennial   1L
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Astrantia maxima
(Apiaceae) Excellent perennial with strong pink very long-lasting flowers in summer above neat bright green foliage. 60cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Perennial   2L  -  £5.75
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Athyrium filix-femina 'Frizelliae'
'Tatting fern' (Athyriaceae) This small Lady Fern earns its common name from the similarity of it's fronds to strings of hand-made lace. They take the form of a series of crispy, lacy beads alternating & overlapping down the short frond. Undoubtedly a novelty fern, but a good one. 20cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (3)
Fern   3L
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Athyrium niponicum var. pictum 'Ursula's Red'
'Painted Lady Fern' (Athyriaceae) Deciduous fern with metallic fronds with a broad bronzy-red band down the centre of the fronds. Plant with plenty of shelter from drying winds. 35cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (4)
Fern   1.5L
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Aubrieta 'Doctor Mules Variegated'
(Brassicaceae) Spreading easy alpine with cream and pale green variegated foliage with masses of purple flowers in spring. Aubrieta appreciate a touch of lime. 7cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Alpine   9cm  -  £2.00
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Aubrieta 'Kitte Blue'
(Brassicaceae) Popular, easy spring perennial rockery plant producing masses of large mid blue flowers. 10cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Alpine   9cm  -  £2.00
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Aubrieta Audrey Red Purple Mix
(Brassicaceae) Showy spring flowering trailing rockery plants with masses of red-purple flowers. Apreciates a touch of lime, so is splendid in a sunny slightly crumbling pointed wall. 10cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Alpine   9cm  -  £2.00
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Azorella trifurcata 'Nana'
(Apiaceae) An evergreen tight glossy green hard hummocky carpet of jagged-looking bright green leaves with small yellow flowers in summer. A plant that it is hard to resist giving an inquisitive prod. 2cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Alpine   9cm
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Begonia Glowing Embers
(Begoniaceae) Bushy and compact plant great for tubs and baskets. Striking small dark pointed leaves and masses of single tangerine flowers all summer. 30cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (10)
Bedding   1L  -  £4.25
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Berberis microphylla 'Pygmaea' *
Syn. B.buxifolia 'Nana' (Berberidaceae) Compact semi-evergreen shrub with spiny stems & round olive green leaves that have good autumn colour. Bright yellow flowers in spring followed by shiny red berries. 30cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Shrub   2L  -  £7.00
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Berberis thunbergii Coral
'='Maja'' (Berberidaceae) Compact dwarf deciduous shrub. Rosy red rounded leaves with a thin green margin in summer, turning fiery red and orange in autumn. Small soft yellow flowers in spring and purple-black berries in summer. 60cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Shrub   2L
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Bergenia cordifolia 'Purpurea'
(Saxifragaceae) Evergreen ground cover perennial with big round fleshy purple-flushed leaves and deep magenta-plink flowers from early to late spring. 40cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (3)
Perennial   2L  -  £5.75
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Bidens Bee Alive
(Asteraceae) New compact bushy variety with large glowing embers single daisy flowers all summer, yellow in the centre warm orange outside. Dark cut leaves and reddish stems. Good for both hanging baskets and planters, the name alludes to Bidens being popular with bees. 20cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Bedding   10cm  -  £1.85
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Bidens ferulifolia
Syn. B. aurea hort. (Asteraceae) Half hardy perennial great for baskets and the margins of patio containers. Arching, trailing stems with deep green ferny foliage and masses of rich golden yellow daisies all summer. 10cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Bedding   10cm  -  £1.85
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Bidens Firelight
(Asteraceae) New and unusual variety of Bidens. Pink and white bicolour daisies rather than the normal yellow. Has a compact habit making it good for both baskets and planters. 20cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Bedding   10cm  -  £1.85
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Bidens Golden Eye
(Asteraceae) Lemon yelow daisies with a broad pale primrose-cream margin and arching, trailing stems. Half hardy perennial great for baskets and the margins of patio containers. 25cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Bedding   10cm  -  £1.85
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Billardiera longiflora Compact, Cherry Fruit
(Pittosporaceae) Unusual smaller growing form originating from the exposed south coast of Tasmania. Matt deep green leaves, pale yellow hanging narrow bell flowers in early summer followed by cherry-red ovoid fruit in mid summer. 1m
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Climber   2L  -  £10.00
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Bolax gummifera
(Apiaceae) Unusual neat very tight evergreen sage green hard tussock forming rockery plant from southern South America & The Falkland Islands. 5cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Alpine   9cm  -  £2.50
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Brachyglottis 'Frosty'
(Asteraceae) Compact, bushy evergreen shrub with sage green small slightly wavy edged leaves covered with white downy hairs when young. Yellow daisy flowers in mid summer. 75cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Shrub   3L  -  £8.00
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Brachyglottis monroi
Syn. Senecio m. (Asteraceae) Grey-leaved evergreen small to medium sized shrub growing wider than high. The leaves have an attractive wavy margin with white backs. Produces a mass of yellow daisies in mid summer. 80cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Shrub   2L  -  £7.50
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Brachyglottis Walberton's Silver Dormouse
'='Walbrach'' (Asteraceae) New hybrid of the popular "Sencio greyii" type, thickly felted silver-grey almost white young leaves, a compact habit and yellow daisies in early summer. 1m
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Shrub   3L  -  £8.50
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Brunnera macrophylla 'Silver Heart'
'Siberian bugloss' (Boraginaceae) Large heart shaped metallic silver leaves with green veins. Masses of small sky blue flowers in spring. Clump forming herbaceous perennial. 40cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (3)
Perennial   2L  -  £6.50
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Brunnera macrophylla 'Silver Heart'
'Siberian bugloss' (Boraginaceae) Large heart shaped metallic silver leaves with green veins. Masses of small sky blue flowers in spring. Clump forming herbaceous perennial. 40cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (3)
Perennial   2L
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Buddleja davidii 'Black Knight'
'Butterfly bush' (Scrophulariaceae) Popular, large vigorous shrub with highly fragrant deep violet cones of flowers in mid to late summer. Cut back hard in early spring to maintain good quality and flowering. 2.75m
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Shrub   3L  -  £8.00
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Buddleja davidii 'Nanho Blue'
Syn. B. Nanho Blue 'Butterfly bush' (Scrophulariaceae) Narrow mauve-blue tight & quite columnar fragrant flower heads in mid summer. Narrow and smaller than normal for B. davidii greyed foliage. 2m
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Shrub   2L  -  £7.00
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Buddleja davidii 'Royal Red'
'Butterfly bush' (Scrophulariaceae) Vigorous deciduous shrub with highly perfumed plum-red blooms in mid-late summer. An invaluable wildlife plant. 3m
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Shrub   2L
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Buddleja davidii 'Sophie'
'Butterfly Bush' (Scrophulariaceae) New dwarf Buddleja with a compact arching habit forming a neat ball 2' high by 3' wide with lots of long cones of pale purple scented flowers from early to mid summer. 60cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Shrub   2L  -  £7.50
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Cactus mixed
'Cactus' (Cactaceae) An assortment of different desert-dwelling succulents from the New World belonging to the family Cactaceae. 10cm-1m+
Cultural preferences: HZ (10)
House   6cm  -  £2.25
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Cactus Cristate
(Cactaceae) Brizare succulents with twisted, pleated and lafttened tips. 30cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (10)
House   9cm  -  £3.50
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Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Avalanche'
'Feather reed grass' (Poaceae) Deciduous variegated grass forming large compact clumps. Green margins to the leaves with a cream stripe down the middle, the reverse of 'Overdam'. Creamy cloudy plumes of flowers in mid-late summer. 1.7m
Cultural preferences: HZ (4)
Grass   2L
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Calendula officinalis Calypso Orange
'Scots / Pot Marigold' (Asteraceae) An old cottage garden favourite hardy annual with large flat semi-double warm orange edible daisy flowers from May to August. 20cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Bedding   D6  -  £3.25
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Calibrachoa Cabaret Deep Blue
(Solanaceae) Dwarf Petunia-like semi-trailing half hardy perennial for baskets and tubs. Intense navy blue flowers all summer. Good for Baskets and edges of planters. 10cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Bedding   10cm  -  £1.85
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Calibrachoa Million Bells Trailing Mixed
(Solanaceae) Half hardy perennial that often survives the winters here. Trailing mini-Petunia with red, purple, blue, pink, white or yellow flowers all summer. Great in hanging baskets and on the edge of patio containers. 10cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Bedding   6CP  -  £7.00
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Calibrachoa Starlight Blue
(Solanaceae) New variety of the popular mini-Petunia-like half hardy perennials. A clear mid blue with yellow eye with rays stretching out to give a twinkling star effect. Great in hanging baskets and on the edge of patio containers. 10cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Bedding   10cm  -  £1.85
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Calibrachoa Starlight Cherry
(Solanaceae) New variety of the popular mini-Petunia-like half hardy perennials. A cherry-red with yellow eye with rays stretching out to give a twinkling star effect. Great in hanging baskets and on the edge of patio containers. 10cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Bedding   10cm  -  £1.85
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Callistemon 'Amorette'
Syn. Melaleuca viminalis 'Bottlebrush' (Myrtaceae) Compact evergreen Australian shrub with big deep pink bottlebrush flowers in early to mid summer. 1m
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Shrub   2L  -  £7.50
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Callistemon citrinus
Syn. Melaleuca citrina 'Crimson bottlebrush (Myrtaceae) Rich red 'bottlebrushes' of flowers arise from the previous years wood in mid-late summer, amongst the most popular of the genus. 1.5m
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Shrub   2L  -  £7.50
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Callistemon viridiflorus
Syn. Melaleuca virens 'Green bottlebrush (Myrtaceae) A dense yellow-green flowered Tasmanian shrub, evergreen with downy re-flushed young growth & flowering in mid to late summer. 1.5m
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Shrub   2L  -  £7.50
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Aster Starlight (Callistephus chinensis)
'Chinese Aster' (Asteraceae) Low growing bedding Asters with pink, white, violet and red fully double flowers inumerable long spidery petals in summer. 20cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Bedding   D6  -  £3.25
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Calluna vulgaris 'Arina'
'Ling' (Ericaceae) Broad growing heather with orange and cream tips in spring with deep green foliage underneath. Lilac-pink flowers in August and September. 20cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Heather   9cm  -  £1.75
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Calluna vulgaris 'Blazeaway'
'Ling' (Ericaceae) Golden spring foliage, darkening to green in summer and tinting orange-red in autumn and winter. Lavender-mauve flowers in August-September. 45cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Heather   9cm  -  £1.75
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Calluna vulgaris 'Darkness'
'Ling' (Ericaceae) Compact heather with dark foliage and rich mauve-purple flowers in August-September. 30cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Heather   9cm  -  £1.75
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Calluna vulgaris 'Gold Mist'
'Ling' (Ericaceae) White flowers in August-September on the tips of erect golden green foliage. 30cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Heather   9cm  -  £1.75
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Calluna vulgaris 'Hammondii Aureifolia'
'Ling' (Ericaceae) Upright growing heather with bight cream tips in spring and white flowers in August and September. 30cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Heather   9cm  -  £1.75
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Calluna vulgaris 'Hammondii Rubrifolia'
'Ling' (Ericaceae) Upright growing heather with bight rosy red tips in spring and mauve-purple flowers in August and September. 30cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Heather   9cm  -  £1.75
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Calluna vulgaris 'Hugh Nicholson'
'Ling' (Ericaceae) White flowered heather with pale cream young growth in spring. Bushy with upright shoots. 25cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (2)
Heather   9cm  -  £1.75
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Calluna vulgaris 'Kerstin'
'Ling' (Ericaceae) Spreading heathers with cream and rose young growth in spring and mauve flowers in August and September. 20cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Heather   9cm  -  £1.75
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Calluna vulgaris 'Peter Sparkes'
'Ling' (Ericaceae) Large and vigorous cultivar with long racemes of double deep pink flowers in August-September. 40cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Heather   9cm  -  £1.75
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Calluna vulgaris 'Silver Knight'
'Ling' (Ericaceae) A upright heather with felty silver foliage and pale rosy lilac flowers in August and September. 20cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Heather   9cm  -  £1.75
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Calluna vulgaris 'Spring Cream'
'Ling' (Ericaceae) Broad growing heather with cream growth in spring as you might expect. Long spires of white flowers in August and September. 25cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Heather   9cm  -  £1.75
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Calluna vulgaris 'Spring Torch'
'Ling' (Ericaceae) Broad growing heather with rosy growth in spring as you might expect. Long spires of pale pink flowers in August and September. 20cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Heather   9cm  -  £1.75
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Caltha palustris var. alba
'White marsh marigold' (Ranunculaceae) A small compact form of the king cup with brilliant white flowers with yellow centres in early spring, amongst the first perennials to flower. Why not plant among Siberian irises for some early interest. 15cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Perennial   1L  -  £3.75
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Caltha palustris var. palustris
Syn. C. polypetala hort. 'Marsh marigold' (Ranunculaceae) A sumptuous large form of kingcup. Big bright shining yellow blooms in spring on red stems, starts flowering a bit before the wild form. 60cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (3)
Perennial   2L  -  £5.75
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Caltha palustris var. palustris 'Plena'
'Double marsh marigold' (Ranunculaceae) Double yellow pom-pom flowers in early spring. Shorter & tighter growing than the normal single type but a bit taller than the white. A great early injection of sunshine. 15cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (3)
Perennial   1L  -  £3.75
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Camassia leichtlinii 'Semiplena'
'Californian white double quamash' (Asparagaceae) A rather rare & desirable form of this summer flowering bulb. Dozens of double ivory white flowers on tall stem in summer. 1m
Cultural preferences: HZ (3)
Bulb   2L  -  £6.00
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Camassia leichtlinii ssp. leichtlinii
'Californian white-flowered quamash' (Asparagaceae) Summer flowering bulb with lovely ivory white star-shaped flowers borne on leafless stems in tall spikes in early summer. 75cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (3)
Bulb   2L  -  £6.00
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Camellia x williamsii 'Elegant Beauty'
(Theaceae) Evergreen shrub with rose pink anemone-form double flowers in early spring. Arching dark green foliage. 3m
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Shrub   3L  -  £12.50
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Campanula 'Kent Belle'
(Campanulaceae) Tall perennial with lots of large striking deep violet pendant bell flowers in midsummer on tall stems that need staking. 1.4m
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Perennial   2L  -  £5.75
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Campanula alliarifolia *
(Campanulaceae) Shortish perennial with upright spikes bearing a column of many large milk white hanging bells above attractive slightly felted leaves. 45cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (3)
Perennial   2L  -  £5.50
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Campanula alliarifolia
(Campanulaceae) Shortish perennial with upright spikes bearing a column of many large milk white hanging bells above attractive slightly felted leaves. 45cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (3)
Perennial   2L  -  £5.50
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Campanula carpatica 'Blaue Clips'
'Tussock bellflower' (Campanulaceae) Compact easy rockery plant with large upstanding open saucers of china-blue bellflowers throughout the summer. 15cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (3)
Alpine   1L
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Campanula carpatica 'Blaue Clips'
'Tussock bellflower' (Campanulaceae) Compact easy rockery plant with large upstanding open saucers of china-blue bellflowers throughout the summer. 15cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (3)
Alpine   1L  -  £3.75
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Campanula carpatica f. alba 'Weisse Clips'
'Tussock Bellflower' (Campanulaceae) Compact easy rockery plant with large upstanding open saucers of pure whire bellflowers throughout the summer. 15cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (3)
Alpine   1L  -  £3.75
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Campanula carpatica f. alba 'Weisse Clips'
'Tussock Bellflower' (Campanulaceae) Compact easy rockery plant with large upstanding open saucers of pure whire bellflowers throughout the summer. 15cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (3)
Alpine   1L
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Campanula cochlearifolia 'Elizabeth Oliver'
'Double fairies thimbles' (Campanulaceae) A small creeping perennial for rockeries with nodding powder blue fully double flowers in summer. 10cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Alpine   1L  -  £3.75
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Campanula cochlearifolia 'Jingle Blue'
'Fairies Thimbles' (Campanulaceae) Vigorous rockery plant with masses of small mid blue cupped bellflowers in early-mid summer. 12cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Alpine   1L  -  £3.75
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Campanula garganica 'Major'
'Adriatic bellflower' (Campanulaceae) Dense low carpets covered with open star-like sky blue flowers in late spring & summer. 10cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Alpine   9cm  -  £2.00
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Campanula garganica 'Major'
'Adriatic bellflower' (Campanulaceae) Dense low carpets covered with open star-like sky blue flowers in late spring & summer. 10cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Alpine   1L
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Campanula glomerata 'Superba'
'Clustered bellflower' (Campanulaceae) Compact small herbaceous perennial violet-blue tubular flowers in early summer in a tight cluster on the top of stems and in a whorl lower on the stem. 70cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (2)
Alpine   1L  -  £3.75
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Campanula lactiflora
(Campanulaceae) Robust variable perennials thriving in almost all situations, even unkempt grass. Pale lilac to rich blue flowers in mid summer on tall surdy stems. 1.25-2.25m
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Perennial   2L  -  £5.50
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Campanula lactiflora 'White Pouffe'
(Campanulaceae) A short variety that forms a compact hummocks smothered with narrow white bell flowers during summer. 60cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Perennial   2L
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Campanula latiloba 'Hidcote Amethyst'
'Great bellflower' (Campanulaceae) Upright rossette-forming herbaceous perennial with open bells of plae amethyst-violet blooms in mid summer in short racemes. 75cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Perennial   2L  -  £5.75
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Campanula persicifolia 'Alba'
'White willow bell' (Campanulaceae) Large nodding white bell flowers on slender stems in early summer, a good cut flower. 75cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Perennial   1.5L  -  £5.00
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Campanula portenschlagiana 'Catharina'
Syn. C. muralis (Campanulaceae) Compact clump-forming rockery plant with masses of stary-bell-shaped sky blue flowers in early summer. 15cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (4)
Alpine   1L  -  £3.75
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Campanula portenschlagiana 'Catharina'
Syn. C. muralis (Campanulaceae) Compact clump-forming rockery plant with masses of stary-bell-shaped sky blue flowers in early summer. 15cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (4)
Alpine   1L  -  £3.75
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Campanula poscharskyana
(Campanulaceae) Heart-shaped leaves on trailing stems & deep lavender-blue flowers in summer & autumn. Lovely trailing over the top of a retaining wall. 15cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (3)
Alpine   1L  -  £3.75
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Campanula rotundifolia
'Harebell' (Campanulaceae) The lovely 'Scottish bluebell' bears elegant bells of sky blue on slender, wiry stems for many weeks in early summer. 20cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (3)
Alpine   9cm  -  £2.00
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Capsicum 'Hot Banana' (Chilli)
'Chilli Pepper' (Solanaceae) Bushy Chilli pepper; large pointed yellow fruits of medium heat (5-10,000Sh). 75cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (10)
Fruit&Veg   10cm  -  £1.50
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Carex comans bronze-leaved
(Cyperaceae) As the name suggests fine aged bronze foliage flowing out from a central tussock, excellent as a foil to other plants, especially silver ones or for softening sharp edges. 30cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Grass   1L  -  £4.00
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Catananche caerulea
'Blue Cupidone' (Asteraceae) Easily grown, short lived slightly glaucous perennial for a sunny aspect. Blue daisy flowers in mid to late summer. 60cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Perennial   1.5L
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Catananche caerulea
'Blue Cupidone' (Asteraceae) Easily grown, short lived slightly glaucous perennial for a sunny aspect. Blue daisy flowers in mid to late summer. 60cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Perennial   2L  -  £5.75
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Centranthus ruber
'Red valerian' (Caprifoliaceae) Fleshy pale leaves & heads of deep carmine red flowers in summer, much loved by bees & butterflies. Often seen growing out of cracks in sunny walls in old walled gardens. 75cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Perennial   1.5L
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Centranthus ruber
'Red valerian' (Caprifoliaceae) Fleshy pale leaves & heads of deep carmine red flowers in summer, much loved by bees & butterflies. Often seen growing out of cracks in sunny walls in old walled gardens. 75cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Perennial   2L  -  £5.50
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Cerastium tomentosum
'Snow-in-Summer' (Caryophyllaceae) Popular old fashioned garden plant seen growing prolifically out of the walls of many old gardens on the West Coast. White flowers at the end of sprawling silver woolly stems in early summer. 7cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Alpine   1L  -  £3.50
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Chaenorhinum origanifolium 'Blue Dream'
(Plantaginaceae) Attractive long flowering small Mediterranean perennial, tight trailing stems with small rounded matt greyed-green leaves & masses of small blue flowers with white eyes in clusters all summer. 15cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Alpine   11.5cm
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Bacopa 'Snowflake' (Chaenostoma)
Syn. Bacopa hort. (Plantaginaceae) Trailing pot and basket plant. Extremely popular plant with long hanging sprays of white flowers amid deep green foliage. 10cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Bedding   6CP  -  £7.00
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Bacopa Scopia Golden Leaves White (Chaenostoma)
Syn. Bacopa hort. (Plantaginaceae) Trailing pot and basket plant. Extremely popular plant with long hanging sprays of white flowers with yellow leaves. 10cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Bedding   10cm  -  £1.85
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Chaerophyllum hirsutum 'Roseum'
'Pink hairy chervil' (Apiaceae) Easy and very attractive perennial for damper ground. Umbels of vivid pink flowers in late spring to mid summer above cut foliage similar to that of sweet cicely. Looks lovely if used in a naturalistic open woodland setting. 60cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Perennial   1.5L  -  £4.75
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Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Boulevard'
(Cupressaceae) Coniferous tree, fairly slow growing into a cone shape with dense, soft silky-looking silvery grey and green evergreen foliage. 10m
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Conifer   3L  -  £8.00
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Chamaemelum nobile 'Treneague'
'Lawn camomile' (Asteraceae) The non-flowering & very aromatic form of the familiar herb. Camomile has many medicinal uses & has also been used in cooking for its pleasant smell. This compact form is ideal for making aromatic seats or patches of lawn. 5cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (4)
Herb   9cm  -  £2.00
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Chelone obliqua
'Pink turtlehead' (Plantaginaceae) American herbaceous erect clump forming perennial with cone shaped inflorescens of pink flowers a bit like turtles peeking out from their shells. Easy to grow & popular with bees. 1m
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Perennial   3L
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Chiastophyllum oppositifolium
(Crassulaceae) Bold fleshy succulent green leaves crammed into a compact plant with pendulous yellow flowers in summer. Often grown out of chinks in rotten damp shady walls. 15cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Alpine   1L
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Chionochloa rubra ssp. cuprea
'Red tussock' (Poaceae) One of New Zealand's most attractive grasses, stunning en masse. Large dense round evergreen tussocks of very narrow arching pale green leaves colouring russet red in winter. Produces a few milk white flowers the length of the stem in mid-late summer. 1.2m
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Grass   2L
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Chusquea culeoa
(Poaceae) Hardy but exotic looking large bamboo from Chile forming a big tight clump of leafy thick knobbly canes. 4m
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Grass   2L  -  £9.00
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Cirsium 'Mount Etna'
'Spear thistle' (Asteraceae) Ornamental thistle from the slopes of the Sciilian volcano. Striking bicoloured flowers, pink on the tips with palest pink lower down from mid to late summer. 60cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Perennial   1L
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Cirsium rivulare 'Atropurpureum'
'Spear thistle' (Asteraceae) Tall upright clump-forming herbaceous perennial. Striking deep ruby-red flowered spineless thistle flowers in early summer. 1.2m
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Perennial   2L  -  £5.75
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Cistus 'Snow Fire'
(Cistaceae) Evergreen Mediterranean shrub with deep green leaves and masses of large white flowers with a maroon blotch on each petal produced all summer. 1m
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Shrub   3L  -  £8.50
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Cistus x hybridus
(Cistaceae) Rough textured rich green leaves & hundreds of white flowers with yellow centres in early to mid summer. Hardy Mediterranean evergreen shrub. 1m
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Shrub   1L
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Cistus x hybridus
(Cistaceae) Rough textured rich green leaves & hundreds of white flowers with yellow centres in early to mid summer. Hardy Mediterranean evergreen shrub. 1m
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Shrub   2L  -  £7.50
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Cistus x purpureus
'rock rose' (Cistaceae) An old and proven upright hybrid with narrow sage green leaves and large open deep purplish pink blooms, blotched maroon near the base of each petal produced all summer. 2m
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Shrub   3L  -  £8.00
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Clematis 'Bill MacKenzie'
Syn. C. tangutica 'B.MacK.' (Ranunculaceae) Vigorous climber with fleshy yellow cupped bells in mid to late summer & early autumn, by when they are accompanied by the long lasting fluffy seed heads. Grows up the telegraph pole in our Nursery. 5m
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Climber   2L  -  £8.00
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Clematis 'Jackmanii Superba'
(Ranunculaceae) Large rich royal purple flowers. Does better up here than most large-flowered Clematis hybrids. Prune as required in early spring. 3m
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Climber   3L  -  £9.00
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Clematis 'Nelly Moser'
(Ranunculaceae) Very useful & popular large flowered cultivar, flower 14cm across, pinkish-mauve with a darker stripe down the centre of each petal in early summer. Unusually for large-flowered Clematis hybrids it is somewhat shade tolerant. 5m
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Climber   2L  -  £8.00
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Clematis Daiyu
'='EVIPO083' (Boulevard Series)' (Ranunculaceae) Compact dwarf Clematis, perfect for growing on a small trellis on a patio. Large deep cerise flowers produced continuously over much of the summer. 1.2m
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Climber   2L  -  £8.50
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Clematis Giant Star
Syn. C. montana 'G.S.' = 'Gistar' (Ranunculaceae) New vigorous montana hybrid with an extra large vanilla scented mid pink flowers in May. Prune as required in summer after flowering. 3m
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Climber   2L  -  £8.00
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Clematis Ninon
'='Evipo052' (Boulevard Series)' (Ranunculaceae) Compact dwarf Clematis, perfect for growing on a small trellis on a patio. Large cream ageing white broad petaled flowers with deep magenta stamens in the centre produced continuously over much of the summer. 1.2m
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Climber   2L  -  £8.50
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Clematis Parisienne
'='Evipo019' (Boulevard Series)' (Ranunculaceae) Compact dwarf Clematis, perfect for growing on a small trellis on a patio. Star shaped pale violet-blue flowers all summer. 1.2m
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Climber   2L  -  £8.50
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Clematis x diversifolia 'Hendersonii' *
Syn. C. x eriostemon 'H.' (Ranunculaceae) Half way between a climber & a herbaceous perennial this lovely lax plant is ideal for sprawling through larger early flowering plants. Large narrow-petaled purple nodding flowers 3m
Cultural preferences: HZ (4)
Perennial   2L  -  £5.75
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Colquhounia coccinea var. vestita
(Lamiaceae) Rare deciduous shrub from the Himalayas with felty leaves & beautiful small orange-red tubular flowers in clusters at the tips of the shoots in late summer & autumn. 2m
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Shrub   2L
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Convallaria majalis var. rosea
'Pink lily-of-the-valley' (Asparagaceae) A grannies favourite with sweetly scented pale pink flowers in spring. As with the normal white form it is slow to establish but ultimately a dense & effective woodland groundcover. 20cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Alpine   9cm  -  £2.75
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Coprosma 'Autumn Haze'
(Rubiaceae) Groundcovering low growing evergreen shrub with variegated small glossy leaves; cream and green tininting peach and reddish in autumn and winter. Tiny insignificant male flowers in spring 20cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Shrub   3L  -  £8.50
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Cordyline 'Polka'
'Cabbage tree' / 'ti-kouka' (Asparagaceae) Unusual new form making a bushy clump rather than the normal single trunk. Green grassy leves flushed red at the base, white scented flowers on old plants. A good plant for the middle of large containers, protect from frost in colder districts. 4m
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Shrub   3L  -  £10.00
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Cordyline 'Polka' *
'Cabbage tree' / 'ti-kouka' (Asparagaceae) Unusual new form making a bushy clump rather than the normal single trunk. Green grassy leves flushed red at the base, white scented flowers on old plants. A good plant for the middle of large containers, protect from frost in colder districts. 4m
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Shrub   5L  -  £15.00
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Cordyline 'Red Star'
'Cabbage tree' / 'Ti-kouka' (Asparagaceae) Narrow deep purple-red sword like evergreen foliage. With age forms a trunk & scented white flowers. A popular container plant in coastal towns. Protect from frost as it is not as hardy as the plain green form. 4m
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Shrub   2L  -  £8.50
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Cordyline australis
'Cabbage tree' / 'Ti-kouka' (Asparagaceae) Sword-like leaves produced in rosettes at the end of each branch. Small, fragrant creamy-white flowers in big inflorescens on mature plants in early summer. Tough architectural plant from New Zealand, common along British seaside promenades. 8m
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Shrub   3L  -  £8.00
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Cordyline australis 'Peko'
'Cabbage tree' / 'ti-kouka' (Asparagaceae) Large architectural plant with rich lime-green sword-like leaves with a bright pink stripe at its base where it joins the trunk. Sweetly scented white flowers in big heads in early summer on mature plants. Slowly grows up on a trunk to form a tree. 7m
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Shrub   1L
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Cordyline australis 'Peko'
'Cabbage tree' / 'ti-kouka' (Asparagaceae) Large architectural plant with rich lime-green sword-like leaves with a bright pink stripe at its base where it joins the trunk. Sweetly scented white flowers in big heads in early summer on mature plants. Slowly grows up on a trunk to form a tree. 7m
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Shrub   4L  -  £12.00
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Coreopsis 'Rum Punch'
'Tickseed' (Asteraceae) Masses of warm rosy amber single daisy flowers, 3cm in diameter from June to September amongst the very fine bright green leaves and stems. Great bedding variety for larger containers and borders. 40cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Bedding   10.5cm  -  £1.85
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Coreopsis 'Rum Punch'
'Tickseed' (Asteraceae) Masses of warm rosy amber single daisy flowers, 3cm in diameter from June to September amongst the very fine bright green leaves and stems. Great bedding variety for larger containers and borders. 40cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Bedding   1L  -  £3.50
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Coreopsis verticillata 'Zagreb'
(Asteraceae) Very attractive finely divided foliage and yellow daisies with slightly pointed ray florets giving a star-like appearance, flowering in mid-late summer. 50cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Perennial   2L  -  £5.75
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Cornus canadensis
'Bunchberry' (Cornaceae) This dwarf slowly groundcovering herbaceous dogwood first has white-bracted flowers in spring & early summer, then red berries and a spectacular show of autumn colour. 12cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (2)
Alpine   1L  -  £4.75
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Corokia x virgata 'Frosted Chocolate'
(Argophyllaceae) New Zealand evergreen shrub with dense knotty silver stems that age black with chocolaty coloured leaves frosted with silvery hairs when young & silver on the back & with small yellow flowers in mid summer. 1.4m
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Shrub   2L
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Corokia x virgata 'Frosted Chocolate'
(Argophyllaceae) New Zealand evergreen shrub with dense knotty silver stems that age black with chocolaty coloured leaves frosted with silvery hairs when young & silver on the back & with small yellow flowers in mid summer. 1.4m
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Shrub   2L  -  £7.50
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Corydalis solida ssp. solida 'George Baker'
(Papaveraceae) Deep rosy red clustered tubular flowers in early spring over matt pale green deeply cut foliage. Very much sought-after & very nice small ephemeral cormic perennial. 12cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Bulb   8cm
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Cosmos atrosanguineus
'Chocolate Cosmos' (Asteraceae) Distinctive dark chocolate coloured daisy flowers with a corresponding delicious chocolate scent from mid to late summer. A relative of Dahlia, lift tubers in autumn if you're in a colder district. 30cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Alpine   1L  -  £5.00
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Cosmos bipinnatus Xanthos Lemon Sherbert
'Cosmos' (Asteraceae) Extremely aristocratic annual. Finely cut ferny foliage on a bush plant each with several large single sherbert lemon coloured daisies. Excellent as the centrepiece in medium-sized planters. 60cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (10)
Bedding   1L  -  £3.50
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Cotoneaster 'My Pet'
(Rosaceae) Tight growing dwarf evergreen shrub allied to C. adpressus with small round mid green leaves densely packed either side of the trailing stems. Nice lolloping over a low wall in rockeries. 10cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Shrub   9cm
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Cotoneaster congestus 'Nanus' *
(Rosaceae) Very dense growing creeping evergreen with bright pea green leaves, white flowers in early summer and red berries in late summer and autumn. Good smaller groundcover. 20cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Shrub   2L  -  £7.00
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Cotoneaster horizontalis
'Herring bone Contoneaster' (Rosaceae) Flat spreading deciduous shrub. White flowers in early summer, red berries in late summer and red autumn colour. The twigs are neatly arrayed in two opposite columns down the stems. Sometimes trained out as a wall shrub in narrow spaces. 30cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Shrub   2L  -  £7.00
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Cotoneaster horizontalis
'Herring bone Contoneaster' (Rosaceae) Flat spreading deciduous shrub. White flowers in early summer, red berries in late summer and red autumn colour. The twigs are neatly arrayed in two opposite columns down the stems. Sometimes trained out as a wall shrub in narrow spaces. 30cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Shrub   2L  -  £7.00
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Cotoneaster horizontalis 'Variegata'
'Herring bone Contoneaster' (Rosaceae) Flat spreading deciduous shrub. Small pointed pale pea green leaves with narrow cream margins. White flowers in early summer, red berries in late summer and red autumn colour. The twigs are neatly arrayed in two opposite columns down the stems. Sometimes trained out as a wall shrub in narrow spaces. 30cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Shrub   2L
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Cotoneaster procumbens 'Queen of Carpets' *
(Rosaceae) Evergreen groundcover shrub with small rounded leaves on tightly pressed stems. White flowers in early summer that bees love that are followed by red berries beloved of birds. 25cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Shrub   2L  -  £7.00
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Cotoneaster salicifolius
(Rosaceae) Evergreen upright shrub. Mid green pointed leaves, white flowers in early summer and orange-red berries. 2m
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Shrub   3L  -  £8.00
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Cotoneaster salicifolius 'Repens' *
(Rosaceae) Evergreen groundcovering shrub with long slightly arching creeping dark stems with glossy emerald green leaves. White flowers in early summer that bees love that are followed by red berries beloved of birds. 40cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Shrub   2L  -  £7.00
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Cotoneaster x suecicus 'Coral Beauty'
(Rosaceae) Arching stems of small semi-evergreen dark green leaves, in early summer it is sparkled with white flowers followed by masses of red-orange berries. First-rate groundcover . 50cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Shrub   2L  -  £7.00
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Crepis incana
'Pink dandelion' (Asteraceae) Lovely clump-forming Greek perennial with narrow greyish-green dandelion -like foliage & many branched bushy stems of striking shell-pink cats-ear daisy flowers in mid-late summer. 30cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Alpine   1L
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Crinodendron hookerianum
'Chilean lantern tree' (Elaeocarpaceae) A large evergreen shrub, spectacular red waxy lantern flowers hang from shoots with dark green leaves in early summer. Plant in a sheltered site for better flowering. The base of each fleshy petal is packed with delicious sweet nectar. 3m
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Shrub   2L  -  £8.00
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Crocosmia 'Emberglow'
(Iridaceae) Sprays of deep red tubular flowers yellow at the base above dark foliage in late summer. Invaluable strong growing floriferous rich red, we have it beside the soft sulphur of "Yellow" in the stock beds & the contrast is quite striking. 80cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Perennial   2L
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Crocosmia 'Lucifer' *
(Iridaceae) Superb sprays of flame-red flowers, yellow at the base in mid summer. Vigorous and easy it is one of the best, striking and most popular Montbretias, it is considerably earlier flowering and taller than most varieties. 1.25m
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Perennial   2L  -  £5.75
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Crocosmia 'Severn Sunrise' *
(Iridaceae) Lovely variety with unusual colouring. Flowers are a distinctive peachy orange fading to pink with a yellow eye in dense heads during late summer & early autumn. 80cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Perennial   2L  -  £5.75
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Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora 'Coleton Fishacre'
Syn. C.'Gerbe d'Or' (Iridaceae) Late summer flowering compact perennial. Dark leaved, upright with golden yellow flowers. Similar to 'Solfatare' but more vigorous & frost hardy. 40cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Perennial   2L  -  £5.75
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Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora 'Saracen' *
(Iridaceae) Bright orange-red 4cm wide flowers with yellow markings to the open face & dark red on the back in late summer & autumn. 70cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Perennial   2L  -  £5.75
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Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora Yellow *
(Iridaceae) Soft sulphur yellow tubular flowers akin to C. potsii in late summer & early autumn. A free-flowering, vigorous adaptable pale leaved cultivar, always popular but we can't find a proper name for it! 60cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Perennial   2L  -  £5.75
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Crocosmia x crocosmioides 'Vulcan' *
(Iridaceae) [C. paniculata x C. aurea] Classy dark red flowered late flowering perennial. Slightly earlier than normal Crocosmia with narrow pleated leaves and an arching habit. 50cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Perennial   2L  -  £5.75
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Cupressus macrocarpa 'Wilma'
'Golden Monerey cypress' (Cupressaceae) Very slow growing coniferous tree with cord-like dense foliage of a rich golden yellow formed into a neat cone shape. 10m
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Conifer   4L  -  £10.00
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Cyclamen hederifolium silver-leaved
Syn. C. neapolitanum (Primulaceae) Robust autumn flowering cormic perennial with striking evergreen silver leaves & lovely pale pink flowers with back-swept petals. 10cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Alpine   1L  -  £4.00
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Cymbalaria aequitriloba 'Alba'
'Ruine de Rome' (Plantaginaceae) Small creeping evergreen perennial with marbled, rounded leaves & blued white snap-dragon-like flowers in summer. Will creep through cracks in walls. 5cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Alpine   9cm  -  £2.25
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Cyrtomium fortunei var. clivicolum
'Japanese Holly Fern' (Dryopteridaceae) Hardy evergreen fern with leathery tropical looking sharply cut pale green fronds. Great architectural plant for a gloomy corner out of the wind. 50cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Fern   2L  -  £6.00
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Cytisus 'Red Wings'
(Fabaceae) Upright fast growing broom with beautiful red, salmon, yellow & cream flowers in late spring. 1.6m
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Shrub   2L
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Cytisus nigricans 'Cyni'
(Fabaceae) Mid summer flowering broom with narrow upright spikes of bright yellow pea flowers. Pale green deciduous leaves. 75cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Shrub   2L  -  £7.50
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Daboecia cantabrica 'Tinkerbell'
'Connemara heath' (Ericaceae) Robust heather with dark green leafy foliage and deep rosy pink bell flowers in summer. 50cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Heather   1L
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Daboecia cantabrica ssp. scotica 'William Buchanan'
'Connemara heath' (Ericaceae) Compact bushy heather with deep green leafy foliage and claret bell flowers in summer. 25cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Heather   9cm  -  £1.75
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Daboecia cantabrica ssp. scotica 'William Buchanan'
'Connemara heath' (Ericaceae) Compact bushy heather with deep green leafy foliage and claret bell flowers in summer. 25cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Heather   1L  -  £3.50
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Dahlia 'Bishop of Leicester'
(Asteraceae) Single dahlia with dark bronze foliage and a pale lavender-pink flower with a darker band down the centre of each petal. 70cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Bedding   3L
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Dahlia 'Bishop of Llandaff'
(Asteraceae) An old favourite for adding a tropical accent to late borders. Semi-double dark red flowered Dahlia with dark bronze-purple foliage. 60cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Bedding   3L
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Dahlia 'Diablo'
(Asteraceae) Dwarf bedding Dahlia with striking dark bronze-purple foliage and bright dark red, orange, yellow or pink semi-double flowers. 30cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Bedding   D6  -  £3.25
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Dahlia 'Moonfire'
Syn. D. 'Sunshine' (Asteraceae) Dark purple leaved classy dahlia with single flowers; soft pastel yellow grading to golden orange in the centre. 60cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Bedding   2L
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Dahlia Dahlietta Cindy
(Asteraceae) Striking new dwarf bedding variety. Deep red flowers with distinctive primrose yellow frills towards the centre. 30cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (10)
Bedding   1L  -  £3.50
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Dahlia 'Patty' (Dahlietta Select Series)
(Asteraceae) Dwarf bushy Dahlia for pots. Deep Burgundy red neat double flowers from mid summer until autumn. 25cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (10)
Bedding   1L  -  £3.50
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Dahlia Dahlietta Paula
(Asteraceae) Dwarf compact growing bedding Dahlia with white petals randomly and heavily speckled and splashed with burgundy red. Neat double flowers from mid summer until autumn. 25cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (10)
Bedding   1L  -  £3.50
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Dahlia Happy Days Scarlet
(Asteraceae) Compact floriferous bedding variety with long lasting single flowers, scarlet petals, paler towards their base above dark purple foliage. 50cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Bedding   2L
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Delosperma 'Jewel of Desert Garnet'
(Aizoaceae) Hardy creeping South African succulent. Grey foliage spotted with 1.5cm wide rich garnet-red Livingstone daisy flowers all summer. 5cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Alpine   1L  -  £3.75
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Delosperma 'Jewel of Desert Grenade'
(Aizoaceae) Hardy creeping South African succulent. Grey foliage spotted with 1.5cm wide rich orange-red Livingstone daisy flowers with white eyes all summer. 5cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Alpine   1L  -  £4.25
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Delosperma 'Jewel of Desert Peridot'
(Aizoaceae) Hardy creeping South African succulent. Grey foliage spotted with 1.5cm wide lemon yello Livingstone daisy flowers with a broad white centre all summer. 5cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Alpine   10.5cm
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Delosperma 'Jewel of Desert Ruby'
(Aizoaceae) Hardy creeping South African succulent. Grey foliage spotted with 1.5cm wide rich ruby-red with a wide white eye Livingstone daisy flowers all summer. 5cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Alpine   10.5cm
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Delosperma sutherlandii
(Aizoaceae) Easy moderately hardy compact South African succulent for a dry stone wall or dry bit of the rockery. Intense purple Livingstone daisy flowers with pale eye produced all summer. 5cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Alpine   9cm  -  £2.00
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Derwentia perfoliata
Syn. Parahebe perfoliata 'Digger's speedwell' (Plantaginaceae) Slowly suckering evergreen subshrub. Dense arching stems of glaucous Eucalyptus-like round foliage with lovely long-lasting heads of blue-violet flowers at the ends. Also makes a good cut flower. 50cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Perennial   3L  -  £7.50
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Deschampsia cespitosa 'Bronzeschleier'
'[Bronze Veil] 'Tufted Hair Grass'' (Poaceae) Native compact semi-evergreen tussock grass with deep green leaves and ivory upright narrow plumes in summer that age with bronze tints. 1m
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Grass   2L
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Dianella nigra 'Margaret Pringle'
'NZ Blueberry / Turutu' (Asphodelaceae) Rarely seen variegated evergreen perennial from New Zealand, a relative of Phormium with shorter softer foliage forming dense clumps of cream striped pale green leaves with small white flowers and blue-black berries. 60cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Perennial   1.5L
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Dianella nigra 'Margaret Pringle'
'NZ Blueberry / Turutu' (Asphodelaceae) Rarely seen variegated evergreen perennial from New Zealand, a relative of Phormium with shorter softer foliage forming dense clumps of cream striped pale green leaves with small white flowers and blue-black berries. 60cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Perennial   2L  -  £6.50
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Dianthus 'India Star'
(Caryophyllaceae) Short compact alpine pink with single deep rosy pink clove-scented flowers with a large cherry-red centre. 12cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Alpine   9cm  -  £2.00
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Dianthus 'Inshriach Dazzler'
(Caryophyllaceae) Deep carmine pink upwards pointing flowers on short stems all summer above tight cushions of neat green foliage. 10cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Alpine   9cm  -  £2.00
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Dianthus 'Morning Star'
(Caryophyllaceae) Alpine pink with double mid pink clove-sented flowers with frilled edges to the petals. 15cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Alpine   9cm  -  £2.00
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Dianthus 'Morning Star'
(Caryophyllaceae) Alpine pink with double mid pink clove-sented flowers with frilled edges to the petals. 15cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Alpine   1L
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Dianthus 'Silver Star'
(Caryophyllaceae) Compact alpine pink, frilly petaled double white clove-scented flowers in summer showing claret in the centre. 12cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Alpine   9cm  -  £2.00
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Dianthus 'Starburst'
(Caryophyllaceae) Short alpine pink with clove-scented semi-double deep pink clove-scented flowers with rosy-red markings in early-mid summer. 10cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Alpine   9cm  -  £2.00
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Dianthus 'Starry Eyes'
(Caryophyllaceae) Single alpine pink with white frilly-edged petals marked with a cherry-maroon blotch in the centre. 15cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Alpine   9cm  -  £2.00
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Dianthus chinensis Corona Mixed
(Caryophyllaceae) Annual bushy upright single carnation great for the centre of smaller patio planters. Large single blue, pink or red flowers suffused with darker tones from the centre. 25cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Bedding   D6  -  £3.25
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Dianthus deltoides 'Brilliant'
'Maiden pink' (Caryophyllaceae) Red-flushed deep green carpets bear small, single darkest crimson-red flowers on slender stems from early summer to the autumn. 15cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Alpine   1L  -  £3.75
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Dianthus Mendlesham Minx
'='Russmin' (Caryophyllaceae) Lovely variable alpine pink with clove-scented up-facing semi-double flowers with each petal pale pink backed and variously marked in maroon-crimson in early-mid summer. 15cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Alpine   9cm  -  £2.00
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Dianthus Mendlesham Minx
'='Russmin' (Caryophyllaceae) Lovely variable alpine pink with clove-scented up-facing semi-double flowers with each petal pale pink backed and variously marked in maroon-crimson in early-mid summer. 15cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Alpine   1L
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Dianthus Mixed Alpines
'Alpine Pinks' (Caryophyllaceae) Various shorter varieties suitable for rockeries. Single or double flowers, white, pink or red all with delicious sweet clove scents. 10-25cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (3)
Alpine   9cm  -  £2.00
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Dianthus Stargazer
'='Wp13 Gil05' (Caryophyllaceae) Clump-forming alpine pink with white frilly edged flowers with a maroon ring around the eye. 15cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Alpine   9cm
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Dianthus 'Starlette'
'='Evian' (Caryophyllaceae) Alpine pink that from early to mid summer will produce many flowers; fully double frilly deep raspberry pink petals with frilly edges and a dark eye, lovely sweet clove scent. 15cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Alpine   9cm  -  £2.00
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Diascia Diamonte Fuchsia
(Scrophulariaceae) Bushy semi-trailing half hardy perennial for tubs and baskets. Masses of rich, deep fuchsia pink flowers all summer. 20cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Bedding   10cm  -  £1.85
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Diascia Flying Colours Red
(Scrophulariaceae) Compact half hardy perennial with masses of dense heads of purple-red flowers all summer. 20cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Bedding   10cm  -  £1.85
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Dicentra 'Pearl Drops'
(Papaveraceae) Pearly white hanging lady-in-the-bath flowers in late spring & early summer above lovely neat glaucous incised foliage. 30cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Perennial   2L  -  £5.75
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Dicentra cucullaria
'Dutchman's breeches' (Papaveraceae) Lovely little American spring woodland perennial deserving of much wider cultivation. With milk white 'V' shaped flowers above intricately cut matt grey foliage. 10cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Alpine   9cm  -  £2.75
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Dierama 'Blackberry Bells'
'Angel's Fishing Rods' (Iridaceae) Tall grassy-leaved South African evergreen perennial. Nodding maroon purple flared bell-shaped blooms in mid-late summer. 90cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Perennial   1L
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Dierama 'Dark Angel'
'Angel's Fishing Rods' (Iridaceae) Tall grassy-leaved South African perennial. Nodding dark plum purple blooms in mid-late summer. 1.5m
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Perennial   2L
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Dierama 'Merlin'
'Angel's fishing rod' (Iridaceae) Clump-forming evergreen cormic prennial with slightly glaucous grassy leaves. Deep smokey purple nodding bell flowers in late summer on long arching stems. 90cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Perennial   2L
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Dierama igneum
(Iridaceae) Fairly short South African cormic perennial with slightly glaucous grassy foliage & elegant sprays of rosy-pink bell flowers in mid to late summer. 60cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Perennial   1.5L
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Dierama pulcherrimum
'Angel's Fishing Rods' (Iridaceae) Evergreen clump-forming perennial. Long grassy leaves from which arise fine stems bearing nodding pink bellflowers, a very graceful plant. 1.5m
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Perennial   2L
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Dierama pulcherrimum 'Blackbird'
'Angel's Fishing Rods' (Iridaceae) Deep dark plumy purple flowers in elegant hanging clusters in mid summer. Striking & most impressive when fully grown. 1.6m
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Perennial   1L
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Diplarrhena latifolia *
Syn. D. morea hort. 'Western flag Iris' (Iridaceae) Beautiful intricate flowers white, with a yellow & purple eye in mid summer. One of the most attractive of all Tasmanian perennials, where it grows in subalpine bogs. Hardy & very adaptable. 60cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Perennial   2L  -  £6.50
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Disocactus x hybridus
Syn. D. ackermannii hort. 'Orchid cactus' (Cactaceae) Trailing epiphytic cactus with flattened thornless green stems and massive red flowers in late spring and early summer. Best grown in a hanging basket in a cool conservatory and out of bright sunlight. 25cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (10)
House   10.5cm
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Disporopsis pernyi
Syn. Polygonatum cyrtonema misapp. (Asparagaceae) Clump-forming evergreen woodland perennial. Speckled stems & slightly scented ivory bell flowers marked jade inside in late spring followed by purplish berries. 40cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Alpine   1L  -  £4.25
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Disporum sessile AGS J 146
(Asparagaceae) Alpine Garden Society collection from Japan. A Solomon's seal relative, this easy vigorous woodland perennial has hanging slender ivory flowers with jade green tips in late spring followed by purple-black berries in summer. 40cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Alpine   1L  -  £4.00
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Echeveria Mixed
(Crassulaceae) A selection of popular rosette forming Mexican succulents. 20cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
House   6cm  -  £2.25
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Echeveria Mixed
(Crassulaceae) A selection of popular rosette forming Mexican succulents. 20cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
House   6cm  -  £2.25
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Echeveria secunda var. glauca
(Crassulaceae) Mexican succulent making a carpet of neat smalle rosettes of grey leaves and small tubular red flowers with a yellow ring at the tip in summer. Easy and reliable as a house plant or summer carpet bedding. 15cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (10)
House   10cm  -  £3.50
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Echinacea purpurea 'Magnus Superior'
(Asteraceae) Clump-forming herbaceous perennial with large daisies in mid to late summer. Mauve-pink ray florets and a big central maroon boss in mid to late summer. 1.2m
Cultural preferences: HZ (3)
Perennial   2L  -  £5.75
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Echinops bannaticus 'Blue Globe'
'Globe Thistle' (Asteraceae) Tall upright spikes with thistly foliage with a tight blue ball of flowers on top. Clump-forming herbaceous perennial. 1.2m
Cultural preferences: HZ (3)
Perennial   3L  -  £6.75
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Elaeagnus pungens 'Maculata'
'Oleaster' (Elaeagnaceae) Evergreen shrub whose knotty habit & slender shoots mark this out from the better known E. x ebbingei, as does the large central yellow blotch to the foliage. 1.5m
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Shrub   1L  -  £4.50
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Epilobium canum 'Dublin'
Syn. Zauschneria californica 'Glasnevin' 'Californian fuchsia' (Onagraceae) One of the few late summer flowering rockery plants. Spectacular red flowers with short tubes on a low sprawling plant with brittle stems and narrow dark green leaves. 15cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Alpine   2L
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Epimedium x perralchicum 'Fröhnleiten'
(Berberidaceae) Large (for an Epimedium) yellow flat flowers facing out from an erect spike & good glossy pale green evergreen leaves, tinted red when young. 45cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Alpine   1.5L  -  £5.50
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Epimedium x versicolor 'Sulphureum'
(Berberidaceae) This Bishop's mitre has sulphur yellow-green flowers in early spring. The leaves are finer than most & colour well. 20cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Alpine   1.5L  -  £5.50
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Epimedium x youngianum 'Niveum'
(Berberidaceae) A smaller classy variety with pure white conspicuous nodding flowers & coloured young foliage. 15cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Alpine   1L  -  £4.25
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Epiphyllum anguliger
'fishbone cactus' (Cactaceae) Trailing epiphytic cactus. Flat spine-less emerald green stems with alternating sharks-fin wedges pointing back up the stem. From late autumn and through the winter it produces a series of large, stunning night-scented white flowers. 60cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (10)
House   10.5cm
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Erica carnea 'Lohse's Ruby'
'Winter heath' (Ericaceae) Very floriferous winter heath with a spreading habit. Dark green foliage and densely packed pink flowers from winter to early spring. 20cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Heather   9cm  -  £1.75
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Erica carnea 'Winter Beauty'
'Winter heath' (Ericaceae) Forming a low mound of deep ink flowers from winter to spring. 20cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Heather   9cm  -  £1.75
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Erica cinerea 'Celebration'
'Bell Heather' (Ericaceae) Golden foliaged compact bell heather with white flowers in summer. 17cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Heather   9cm  -  £1.75
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Erica cinerea 'Lilac Time'
'Bell Heather' (Ericaceae) Upright bell heather with lilac-lavender flowers in summer. 20cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Heather   9cm  -  £1.75
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Erica cinerea 'Velvet Knight'
'Bell heather' (Ericaceae) Dense bushy bell heather with rich crimson-purple flowers in summer. 30cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Heather   9cm  -  £1.75
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Erica tetralix 'Alba Mollis'
'Cross-leafed heather' (Ericaceae) Summer flower moisture loving heath. Downy silver-grey foliage with clusters of white bell flowers on the shoot tips. 20cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Heather   9cm  -  £1.75
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Erica vagans 'Lyonesse'
'Cornish Heath' (Ericaceae) Bushy heather with upright stems with dense candles of white flowers with golden stamens in mid summer. 45cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Heather   9cm  -  £1.75
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Erica vagans 'White Lady'
'Cornish heath' (Ericaceae) Upright bushy heather with dense white candles of flowers in summer atop narrow deep green needle leaves. 20cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Heather   9cm  -  £1.75
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Erica x darleyensis 'Kramers Rote'
(Ericaceae) Wine red bushy broad-growing winter/spring flowering heath. 25cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (0)
Heather   9cm  -  £1.75
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Erica x darleyensis 'White Perfection'
'Winter Heath' (Ericaceae) Sturdy winter heath making a thick, broad bush covered in white flowers from late winter to mid spring. Winter heathers are vital plants for early emerging bees and other pollinators. 40cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Heather   8cm  -  £1.75
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Erica x griffithii 'Jacquelin'
'Cornish Heath' (Ericaceae) Large hybrid [Erica manipuliflora x Erica vagans] Cornish heath with long sprays of scented cerise flowers in mid-late summer. Slightly lime tolerant. 50cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Heather   1L
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Erica x stuartii 'Irish Lemon'
(Ericaceae) Summer flowering heath with clusters of lilac-mauve flowers above olive green foliage & bright lime green-flushed young growth tips. 15cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Heather   9cm  -  £1.75
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Erica x stuartii 'Irish Orange'
(Ericaceae) Summer flowering heath with clusters of lilac-mauve flowers above olive green foliage & bright orange-flushed young growth tips. 15cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Heather   9cm  -  £1.75
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Erigeron 'Adria'
(Asteraceae) Lavender-violet frilly daisies with yellow centres in mid-late summer. A fairly upright herbaceous perennial fleabane. 60cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Perennial   1.5L
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Erigeron glaucus 'Elstead Pink'
'Coastal daisy' (Asteraceae) Excellent plant for the coastal rockery, an easy & reliable performer. Mats of green foliage with many 4cm wide magenta pink daisies with large yellow centres. From the sea cliffs of Northern California & Oregon. 10cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (4)
Alpine   2L  -  £5.75
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Erigeron glaucus 'Elstead Pink'
'Coastal daisy' (Asteraceae) Excellent plant for the coastal rockery, an easy & reliable performer. Mats of green foliage with many 4cm wide magenta pink daisies with large yellow centres. From the sea cliffs of Northern California & Oregon. 10cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (4)
Alpine   3L
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Erigeron glaucus 'Sea Breeze' *
'Coastal daisy' (Asteraceae) A new selection of a very tough low growing perennial. Mauve-pink daisies with broad yellow centres are produced all summer above a dense carpet of slightly glaucous foliage. 15cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (2)
Alpine   1L  -  £3.75
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Erigeron glaucus 'Sea Breeze'
'Coastal daisy' (Asteraceae) A new selection of a very tough low growing perennial. Mauve-pink daisies with broad yellow centres are produced all summer above a dense carpet of slightly glaucous foliage. 15cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (2)
Alpine   2L
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Erigeron karvinskianus
Syn. E. mucronatus (Asteraceae) A lovely little plant with a lax habit, produces hundreds of daisy-like flowers with purple-tinted backs all summer & into autumn. Despite being from the mountains of Central America it is perfectly hardy and self-seeds into crevices. 20cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Alpine   9cm Shallow
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Erodium x variabile 'Bishop's Form'
(Geraniaceae) Small rockery plant in the Geranium family with lots of little deep rosy pink flowers with darker veins in late spring and early summer. 5cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Alpine   9cm  -  £2.00
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Eryngium bourgatii 'Picos Amethyst'
(Apiaceae) A very fine form of a 1st rate small perennial sea holly, strong amethyst blue bracts & finely dissected prickly grey-green & ivory foliage. Flowering mid-late summer. 50cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Perennial   1.5L  -  £5.25
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Eryngium bourgatii 'Picos Blue'
(Apiaceae) A very fine form of a 1st rate small perennial sea holly, strong deep blue bracts & finely dissected prickly grey-green & ivory foliage. Flowering mid summer. 40cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Perennial   1.5L
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Eryngium planum 'Blue Hobbit'
(Apiaceae) Dwarf form of a normally tall species of sea holly. Distinctive blue domes of masses of small globular flower heads with prickly bracts in mid summer. 35cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Perennial   2L  -  £5.75
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Eryngium variifolium
(Apiaceae) Lovely rounded evergreen leaves veined with white, masses of small grey-blue flowers with spiny grey-white collars in early-mid summer. 30cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Perennial   2L  -  £5.75
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Erysimum 'Bowles's Mauve'
'Perennial wallflower' (Brassicaceae) Shrubby plant with narrow grey-green leaves & rich mauve flowers from spring & throughout the summer. Cut back after flowering to keep bushy and prolong flowering. 60cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Alpine   2L
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Erysimum 'Bowles's Mauve'
'Perennial wallflower' (Brassicaceae) Shrubby plant with narrow grey-green leaves & rich mauve flowers from spring & throughout the summer. Cut back after flowering to keep bushy and prolong flowering. 60cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Alpine   2L
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Erysimum 'Cotswold Gem'
'Perennial wallflower' (Brassicaceae) Foliage mostly cream variegated with green middle & each stem is topped by a cluster of colourful flowers, emerging umber & peach and ageing to purple & pink. Perennial wallflowers benefit from regular cutting-back to keep a neat habit & to prolong flowering. 50cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Alpine   1.5L
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Erysimum 'Stars and Stripes' *
'Perennial wallflower' (Brassicaceae) Vairegated evergreen bushy perennial with upright stems of pale very geen leaves with cream margins. All summer it has spikes of plummy pink flowers. Dead-head perennial wallflowers regularly to keep compact and to extend flowering season. 50cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Perennial   2L  -  £5.75
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Erythronium 'Pagoda'
'Fawn lilly' (Liliaceae) Large pale apricot-yellow slightly pendant flowers with a hint of pink. Easily grown vigorous hybrid. The Western American 'fawn lilies' are later flowering and larger than the European 'dog's tooth violets'. 30cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Bulb   9cm DEEP  -  £3.75
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Erythronium californicum 'White Beauty'
'White fawn lily' (Liliaceae) A beautiful spring woodland bulb with heavily mottled leaves & nodding creamy white flowers with maroon blotches in the throat with backward sweeping petals. Stunning when used en masse. 20cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Bulb   9cm DEEP
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Erythronium revolutum
'Pink fawn lily' (Liliaceae) Lovely nodding, back-swept pink flowers & variably mottled leaves, seen by the thousand at Inverewe but uncommon elsewhere. Slow to increase vegetatively & it takes them around 5 years from seed to reach flowering size! 20cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Bulb   9cm DEEP  -  £4.00
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Escallonia 'Iveyi'
(Escalloniaceae) Named for the gardener who first discovered this plant as a seedling at Caerhays in Cornwall. It is an evergreen shrub of uncommon quality. Dark glossy green leaves & white flowers are arranged in pyramidal panicles at the end of branches in late summer. 3m
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Shrub   3L
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Escallonia 'Peach Blossom'
(Escalloniaceae) A lovely floriferous evergreen shrub and fine hedging plant, with dense pale green rounded leaves and two-toned peachy-pink flowers in summer. 2m
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Shrub   3L  -  £8.50
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Escallonia Pink Elle
'= 'Lades'' (Escalloniaceae) New compact, smaller growing form of the popular coastal evergreen shrub. Big mid pink blunt cones of flowers in summer. 1m
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Shrub   2L  -  £7.50
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Escallonia Pink Elle
'= 'Lades'' (Escalloniaceae) New compact, smaller growing form of the popular coastal evergreen shrub. Big mid pink blunt cones of flowers in summer. 1m
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Shrub   3L  -  £8.50
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Escallonia Red Carpet
(Escalloniaceae) New and interesting form from a popular genus of coastal gardening stalwart shrubs, an evergreen with a spreading low compact habit, small leaves and red flowers in summer. 40cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Shrub   3L  -  £8.50
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Escallonia rubra 'Crimson Spire'
(Escalloniaceae) Probably the best & toughest Escallonia variety for hedging by the sea. As the name suggests, redder flowers and a more upright growth habit than the normal E. rubra var. macrantha, but equally vigorous. 3m
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Shrub   1L
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Escallonia rubra 'Crimson Spire'
(Escalloniaceae) Probably the best & toughest Escallonia variety for hedging by the sea. As the name suggests, redder flowers and a more upright growth habit than the normal E. rubra var. macrantha, but equally vigorous. 3m
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Shrub   2L  -  £7.00
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Eschscholzia californica
'Californian poppy' (Papaveraceae) Slender grey leaved annuals with bold yellow, orange, red, pink or white flowers in summer. Great in sunny, dry borders or gravel gardens. 25cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Bedding   10.5cm  -  £1.85
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Etrusco Planters Filled
() Sturdy plastic planters in various sizes planted up with stunning summer bedding plants by Lesley in our high quality compost and control release fertiliser for great results all summer.
Cultural preferences: HZ (0)
Bedding   5.5L Etrusco Planter  -  £7.50
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Etrusco Planters Filled
() Sturdy plastic planters in various sizes planted up with stunning summer bedding plants by Lesley in our high quality compost and control release fertiliser for great results all summer.
Cultural preferences: HZ (0)
Bedding   6L Urn Planter  -  £8.50
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Etrusco Planters Filled
() Sturdy plastic planters in various sizes planted up with stunning summer bedding plants by Lesley in our high quality compost and control release fertiliser for great results all summer.
Cultural preferences: HZ (0)
Bedding   12L Etrusco Planter  -  £11.00
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Etrusco Planters Filled
() Sturdy plastic planters in various sizes planted up with stunning summer bedding plants by Lesley in our high quality compost and control release fertiliser for great results all summer.
Cultural preferences: HZ (0)
Bedding   20L Etrusco Planter  -  £16.00
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Etrusco Planters Filled
() Sturdy plastic planters in various sizes planted up with stunning summer bedding plants by Lesley in our high quality compost and control release fertiliser for great results all summer.
Cultural preferences: HZ (0)
Bedding   15L Urn Planter  -  £18.50
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Eucomis bicolor
'Pineapple flower' (Asparagaceae) Hardy South African bulb, in late summer a mottled flower stem with densely packed purple margined pale green flowers arises from the rosette topped by a tuft of small leaves, looking like a pineapple. 50cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Bulb   1.5L
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Eucomis bicolor
'Pineapple flower' (Asparagaceae) Hardy South African bulb, in late summer a mottled flower stem with densely packed purple margined pale green flowers arises from the rosette topped by a tuft of small leaves, looking like a pineapple. 50cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Perennial   2L
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Eucryphia x intermedia 'Rostrevor'
(Cunoniaceae) A hybrid between E. glutinosa of Chile & E. lucida from Tasmania. A vigorous upright small evergreen tree with pure white flowers like a single rose in late summer. 10m
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Shrub   3L  -  £9.00
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Euonymus alatus
'Winged spindle tree' (Celastraceae) Chinese spindle at it's best in the autumn when the bush is aflame with bright red autumn colour & in the winter with the interesting corky "winged" protrusions from the bare stems. 1.5m
Cultural preferences: HZ (3)
Shrub   2L  -  £7.50
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Euonymus fortunei 'Silver Queen'
(Celastraceae) Initially very slow growing but eventually quite effective ground cover or climber/wall shrub. Dense evergreen white and pale green leaves. 40cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Alpine   2L
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Euphorbia amygdaloides 'Purpurea'
Syn. E.a. 'Rubra' (Euphorbiaceae) Clump-forming perennial with maroon evergreen leaves, the new shoots are tinted red and topped by strikingly contrasting bright yellow-green floral bracts in spring. 50cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Perennial   1L  -  £3.75
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Euphorbia amygdaloides 'Purpurea'
Syn. E.a. 'Rubra' (Euphorbiaceae) Clump-forming perennial with maroon evergreen leaves, the new shoots are tinted red and topped by strikingly contrasting bright yellow-green floral bracts in spring. 50cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Perennial   1.5L
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Euphorbia x martini 'Ascot Rainbow'
(Euphorbiaceae) Evergreen bushy perennial. Blueish-green narrow leaves with irregular gold margins in whorls around upright stems topped by lime green and marron flowers in spring and early summer. 60cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Perennial   2L  -  £5.75
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Eurybia divaricata
Syn. Aster divaricatus 'White wood aster' (Asteraceae) Arching knotty mounds of mildew-free narrow green foliage on dark red stems. In late summer & autumn bares masses of 1cm wide white daises. A lovely plant that should be much more widely grown. 60cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (4)
Perennial   2L  -  £5.75
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Eurybia divaricata
Syn. Aster divaricatus 'White wood aster' (Asteraceae) Arching knotty mounds of mildew-free narrow green foliage on dark red stems. In late summer & autumn bares masses of 1cm wide white daises. A lovely plant that should be much more widely grown. 60cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (4)
Perennial   2L  -  £5.75
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Fascicularia bicolor
(Bromeliaceae) Striking hardy epiphytic bromeliad, either tie to a tree in areas with higher rainfall or plant in a sandy soil. Viciously toothed narrow leaves colouring brilliant red with many pale lilac blue flowers clustered in the centre of the rosettes in autumn. 75cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Perennial   1.5L  -  £9.00
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Felicia amelloides *
'Blue daisy' (Asteraceae) A bushy creeping plant with green slightly hairy leaves and masses of small blue daisies with yellow eyes all summer. Half-hardy South African perennial. 15cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Alpine   1L
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Felicia amelloides 'Variegated' *
(Asteraceae) A bushy creeping plant with green slightly hairy leaves and masses of small blue daisies with yellow eyes nod above green and cream variegated foliage all summer. Half-hardy South African perennial. 20cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Alpine   1L
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Felicia rosulata
Syn. Aster natalensis (Asteraceae) Thick creeping mats of green foliage & striking bright blue, yellow-centred daisies from early to mid summer. Hardy perennial from the Drakensburg mountains of South Africa. 15cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Alpine   1L
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Ferraria crispa
'Starfish Flower' / 'Black Flag' (Iridaceae) Tender Iris-like bulb from the sandy coasts of Western Cape of South Africa. Very distinctive large spotty velvet textured flowers, brownish-purple and greenish-white in late spring and early summer. Grow in deep pots and keep corms dry overwinter and frost-free. 20cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
House   11.5cm
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Festuca glauca Intense Blue
'Blue Fescue' ='Casblue'' (Poaceae) Tight tussocks of deciduous matt metallic blue-grey leaves. Good groundcovering grass when massed and perfect for gravel gardens and free-draining coastal situations. The RHS consider this cultivar "The strongest of the blue-silver-foliaged festucas." 20cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Grass   1.5L  -  £5.00
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Ficaria verna 'Brazen Hussy'
Syn. Ranunculus ficaria 'Lesser celandine (Ranunculaceae) A most striking and desirable form of a small wildflower of grassy damp woodland margins. The golden yellow buttercup-like flowers shine out above the near black leaves in early spring. 10cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Alpine   10.5cm
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Ficinia truncata 'Ice Crystal
'Stargrass' (Cyperaceae) A very striking evergreen clump-forming sedge from South Africa. Blunt emerald green leaves are fringed by brilliant white hairs giving the appearance of hoarfrost. Lovely in a patio container or border front, protect from excessive cold and wet in winter. 20cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Grass   1.5L  -  £7.50
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Filipendula vulgaris 'Multiplex' *
'Double dropwort' (Rosaceae) Dense heads of many small double white flowers in mid summer. Dropwort prefers a drier soil than most other types of meadowsweet. 40cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (3)
Perennial   1.5L  -  £4.75
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Foeniculum vulgare 'Purpureum'
'Bronze fennel' (Apiaceae) Tall herbaceous perennial with bronzed foliage & yellow umbel flowers in summer. Use the leaves & feeds to impart aniseed flavour to fish dishes & fish sauces. 1.5m
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Herb   9cm  -  £2.00
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Foeniculum vulgare 'Purpureum'
'Bronze fennel' (Apiaceae) Tall herbaceous perennial with bronzed foliage & yellow umbel flowers in summer. Use the leaves & feeds to impart aniseed flavour to fish dishes & fish sauces. 1.5m
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Herb   1.5L  -  £4.75
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Foeniculum vulgare 'Purpureum'
'Bronze fennel' (Apiaceae) Tall herbaceous perennial with bronzed foliage & yellow umbel flowers in summer. Use the leaves & feeds to impart aniseed flavour to fish dishes & fish sauces. 1.5m
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Herb   1.5L
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Strawberry 'Cambridge Favourite'
'Strawberry' (Rosaceae) Very old and popular variety with an excellent flavour. 15cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Fruit&Veg   9cm
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Fritillaria meleagris
'Snakeshead fritillary' (Liliaceae) Many peoples' favourite native flower it needs little introduction. Large chequered Smokey purple or white nodding oval flowers in spring. Will self-seed and naturalise readily in a rich damp meadow situation. 30cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (4)
Bulb   10.5cm  -  £2.00
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Fuchsia 'Delicate Purple'
(Onagraceae) A hardy modern variety with very slender red-purple and dark purple blooms all summer. 120cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Shrub   2L  -  £7.00
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Fuchsia 'Delta's Sara'
(Onagraceae) New floriferous hardy Fuchsia with large white and violet-blue fading purple flowers all summer. 1m
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Shrub   2L  -  £7.00
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Fuchsia 'Hawkshead'
(Onagraceae) This excellent large hardy Fuchsia has matt deep green leaves and flowers with green tipped white sepals and a palest pink corolla. 1.5m
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Shrub   2L  -  £7.00
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Fuchsia 'Hawkshead'
(Onagraceae) This excellent large hardy Fuchsia has matt deep green leaves and flowers with green tipped white sepals and a palest pink corolla. 1.5m
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Shrub   3L  -  £8.00
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Fuchsia 'Tom West'
(Onagraceae) Strikingly variegated tropical-looking hardy fuchsia with a wider-than-high growth habit. Slightly glossy and fleshy pink and cream leaves flushed red when very young. Classic purple & red Fuchsia flowers all summer. 1m
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Shrub   3L  -  £8.00
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Fuchsia Hanging Basket Mixed
(Onagraceae) An assortment of trailing bedding varieties for use in hanging baskets or at the edges of larger planters. 30cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (10)
Bedding   10.5cm
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Fuchsia Hanging Basket Mixed
(Onagraceae) An assortment of trailing bedding varieties for use in hanging baskets or at the edges of larger planters. 30cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (10)
Bedding   6CP
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Fuchsia magellanica *
(Onagraceae) The common 'Wild Fuchsia', tough vigorous deciduous shrub which produces an endless succession of graceful slender hanging blooms of purple & red, beloved of many pollinators. Fine hedging plant in coastal districts. Prune hard in early spring. 2m
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Shrub   3L  -  £8.00
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Fuchsia microphylla Cally Form
(Onagraceae) A dwarf rather un-fuchsia-like Central American variety, small rounded leaves & masses of delightful small pale pink flowers from midsummer to early autumn on a dense bushy plant. Hardier than you'd think, but mulch in winter to protect roots in cold districts. 1m
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Shrub   3L  -  £8.00
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Fuchsia procumbens
'Creeping fuchsia' (Onagraceae) Unusual tender dwarf creeper found between the rocks near the high-tide mark in the north of New Zealand. Mottled wiry stems & small greenish-yellow & red flowers with fully back-swept sepals & bright blue pollen all summer. 2cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Alpine   1.5L
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Gaillardia Mesa Red
'Blanket flower' (Asteraceae) An excellent new compact form with deep red daisies in summer. Clump forming herbacous perennial. 30cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Perennial   1.5L
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Gaillardia Mesa Red
'Blanket flower' (Asteraceae) An excellent new compact form with deep red daisies in summer. Clump forming herbacous perennial. 30cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Perennial   1.5L
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Gaillardia Mesa Yellow
'Blanket flower' (Asteraceae) An excellent new compact form with bright yellow daisies in summer. Clump forming herbacous perennial. 30cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Perennial   1.5L
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Galtonia candicans
Syn. Ornithogalum c. (Asparagaceae) Late summer flowering South African bulb. Tall Spikes of large white pendent, bell shaped flowers in late summer. 1.2m
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Bulb   2L
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Gaultheria nummularioides
(Ericaceae) Small leaved evergreen suckering shrub from the Himalayas with small black fruits. At first slow to establish but soon making a thick flat groundcover. 10cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Alpine   1L
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Gaura lindheimeri 'Whirling Butterflies'
Syn. Oenothera l. (Onagraceae) Fine wirey nodding stems with beautifule palest pink flushed white flowers in mid-late summer. Clump-forming herbaceous perennial. 60cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (4)
Perennial   2L  -  £5.75
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Gazania Daybreak Tiger Mixed
(Asteraceae) Bright and bold large star-like striped daisies in vivid neon colours on short stems above deep green leaves. Grown sometimes as an alternative to Livingstone daisies where the sun is less intense as the flowers don't fold up in the shade so readily. 10cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Bedding   D6  -  £3.25
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Gazania Kiss Frosty Mixed
(Asteraceae) Bright and bold large star-like daisies in vivid neon colours on short stems above frosty grey leaves. Grown sometimes as an alternative to Livingstone daisies where the sun is less intense as the flowers don't fold up in the shade so readily. 10cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Bedding   D6  -  £3.25
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Gentiana 'Berrybank Sky'
(Gentianaceae) Asiatic autumn gentian with a compact habit, quite dark foliage & upward facing showy long tubed deep navy blue flowers with a white centre & stripes down the ribs. A real show stopper. 10cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Alpine   1L
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Gentiana 'Inverleith'
(Gentianaceae) Rich mid blue tubular flowers with white stripes down the sides in autumn. 12cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Alpine   1L
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Gentiana 'Shot Silk'
(Gentianaceae) Lovely deep navy flowered Asiatic autumn gentian with a neat compact habit. A 1st class modern selection. 10cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Alpine   1L
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Gentiana 'Strathmore'
(Gentianaceae) Lovely lolloping Himalayan autumn gentian with tubular sky blue flowers. A good contrast to the darker flowered forms 12cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Alpine   1L
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Gentiana septemfida
'crested gentian' (Gentianaceae) Lovely easy alpine gentian forming low domes of leafy stems, rich blue tubular flowers itricately patterned inside borne freely in summer. 10cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Alpine   1L  -  £4.25
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Gentiana verna
'Spring Gentian' (Gentianaceae) Compact tufts of bright green foliage and bold deep blue tubular flowers in late spring. 10cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Alpine   9cm  -  £4.00
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Geranium 'Dusky Rose'
(Geraniaceae) Compact carpet of dusky, Smokey purple-bronze evergreen foliage with milky pink flowers all summer. A very wind hardy compact plant with year-round interest. 15cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Perennial   1.5L  -  £5.50
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Geranium 'Ivan'
(Geraniaceae) (G. psilostemon x endressii) A great new hybrid with the striking dark magenta-purple flowers with dark veins. Similar to, but shorter and more compact than G. psilostemon. 60cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Perennial   2L  -  £5.75
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Geranium 'Ivan' *
(Geraniaceae) (G. psilostemon x endressii) A great new hybrid with the striking dark magenta-purple flowers with dark veins. Similar to, but shorter and more compact than G. psilostemon. 60cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Perennial   2L  -  £5.75
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Geranium 'Lakwijk Star'
(Geraniaceae) A creeping herbaceous perennial. A hybrid of the very tough G. wlassovianum, with ddep purple flowers with darker veins in summer and slightly felted leaves with good autumn colour. 15cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (3)
Perennial   2L  -  £5.75
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Geranium 'Little David'
(Geraniaceae) (G. psilostemon x G. sanguineum 'Minutum') Compact low growing herbaceous perennial with deep magenta flowers from mid to late summer with dark green deeply cut foliage. 20cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Perennial   2L  -  £5.75
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Geranium 'Orion'
(Geraniaceae) A long summer flowering season with large dark veined blue flowers with pale centres. Deeply cut leaves. Better than 'Johnson's Blue'. When massed it can be used as an effective groundcover. 50cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Perennial   2L  -  £5.75
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Geranium dalmaticum
(Geraniaceae) Dense low cushions of evergreen glossy lobed leaves showing tints of orange & red in the summer, clear pink flowers above on short stems. 15cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Alpine   9cm
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Geranium linearilobum ssp. transversale 'Foundling's Friend'
(Geraniaceae) Compact small new cultivar with deep pink flowers with prominent darker net veins from mid to late summer. Clump-forming herbacous perennial. 25cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Perennial   2L  -  £5.75
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Geranium macrorrhizum 'Album'
(Geraniaceae) Aromatic felty pale green foliage with palest rosy-pink near white flowers in late spring & early summer. First rate groundcover, especially useful in dry shade. 30cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Perennial   1.5L  -  £4.75
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Geranium macrorrhizum 'Czakor'
(Geraniaceae) Excellent groundcover for difficult places with aromatic foliage & dark magenta-purple flowers accompanied by dark sepals in late spring and early summer. 30cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (4)
Perennial   2L  -  £5.75
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Geranium macrorrhizum 'Pindus'
(Geraniaceae) Semi-evergreen sturdy Greek perennial good for groundcover. Smaller growing than normal forms of the species. Deep rosy pink flowers and red stamens and seed pods in summer.
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Perennial   2L  -  £5.75
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Geranium nodosum
(Geraniaceae) Low growing perennial that thrives in dry shade. Glossy fresh mid green semi-evergreen leaves & continuous small lilac flowers with dark veins from late spring to autumn. 25cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Perennial   1.5L  -  £5.00
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Geranium orientalitibeticum
(Geraniaceae) Small but quite vigorous groundcover with attractive marbled foliage & pink flowers with a paler centre in the summer. Gently rambles around. 15cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Alpine   1L  -  £4.00
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Geranium 'Orkney Cherry'
'= 'Bremerry'' (Geraniaceae) Low growing semi-evergreen perennial. Bronze-flushed foliage and masses of small vibrant pink flowers from early to late summer. 30cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Perennial   1L  -  £4.00
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Geranium palmatum
(Geraniaceae) A Madeiran Cranesbill to add that tropical feel to the garden. Definitely an architectural plant, large leaves on succulent rigid petioles arising from a central rosette. Monocarpic, so collect some seed or dead-head before seed-set to keep it alive. 1m
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Perennial   2L  -  £5.75
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Geranium phaeum 'Samobor'
'The mourning widow' (Geraniaceae) The stand-out feature of this form is the large maroon blotch on the leaf. Purple-maroon flowers with back-swept petals in late spring. An interesting plant that is sure to draw attention & comment. 60cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Perennial   2L  -  £5.75
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Geranium pratense 'Mrs. Kendal Clark'
(Geraniaceae) Deeply divided leaves develop good autumn colour. Distinctive & beautiful pale violet-blue flowers netted with pearly paler blue veins for many weeks in summer. 60cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Perennial   2L  -  £5.75
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Geranium psilostemon 'Bressingham Flair'
(Geraniaceae) Selection of a popular and reliable clump forming mid summer flowering species. In this form the flowers are slightly paler shade of magenta-pink than the normal, better highlighting the dark veins and eye. 1m
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Perennial   2L  -  £6.00
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Geranium richardsonii
(Geraniaceae) White flowers in early to mid summer above deeply cut foliage. A versatile western American herbaceous perennial useful for shady corners and sunny borders. 40cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Perennial   2L  -  £5.75
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Geranium Rozanne
Syn. G. Jolly Bee (Geraniaceae) An excellent perennial, neat mounding habit with blue flowers with large white centres all summer long amongst mottled foliage. (G. himalayense x G. wallichianum 'Buxton's Variety'). 35cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Perennial   2L  -  £6.00
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Geranium sanguineum 'Album'
(Geraniaceae) Pure white flowers all summer long above dark green finely divided foliage, with a more upright habit than most forms of G. sanguineum. 40cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Perennial   1.5L  -  £5.00
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Geranium sanguineum 'Max Frei'
(Geraniaceae) Neat mounds with masses of deep magenta flowers throughout the summer, has the further advantage of good autumn colour. 25cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Perennial   2L  -  £5.75
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Geranium sylvaticum 'Album'
'White wood cranesbill' (Geraniaceae) A valuable early flowering clump-forming hardy Geranium. Fingered leaves & white flowers in late spring repeating in mid-late summer if cut back. 1m
Cultural preferences: HZ (4)
Perennial   2L  -  £5.75
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Geranium sylvaticum 'Amy Doncaster'
'Wood cranesbill' (Geraniaceae) A valuable early flowering clump-forming hardy Geranium. A newer selection similar to 'Mayflower', quite upright growth with blue flowers with a large white eye in early summer. Cut back after flowering for a second flush in July-August. 75cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (4)
Perennial   2L  -  £5.75
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Geranium x magnificum 'Rosemoor' *
(Geraniaceae) An improved form of an old favourite. Large deep blue-purple flowers with dark veins in early-mid summer on firmer stems & the whole plant is more compact than the normal & thus less apt to collapse outwards. 60cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Perennial   2L  -  £5.75
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Geum 'Mrs J. Bradshaw'
(Rosaceae) Popular old variety of clump-forming herbaceous perennial. Semi-double red flowers in April and May. 60cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Perennial   1.5L  -  £4.75
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Geum 'Tosai'
(Rosaceae) Short avens for the front of the border or rockery. Well held single clear orange flowers from April until June. 30cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (4)
Alpine   1L  -  £3.75
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Glechoma hederacea 'Variegata' (Nepeta)
Syn. Nepeta (Lamiaceae) Hardy perennial trailing plant, great for brightening-up hanging baskets in dark corners. Grown for the long hanging stems of ivory and palest green variegated small rounded scented leaves. Has tiny sky blue flowers. 20cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Bedding   10cm  -  £1.85
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Glumicalyx flanaganii
(Scrophulariaceae) Small South African evergreen woody perennial. Dense clusters of narrow white tubed flowers with red faces in mid summer. 40cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Alpine   1.5L
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Grevillea juniperina 'Pink Lady'
(Proteaceae) Rare Australian shrub. Flat & wide growing, evergreen needle mid-green leaves with distinctive pale pink flowers mostly in early spring but with some year round. 30cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Shrub   2L  -  £8.00
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Griselinia littoralis
'Papauma' / 'Kapuka' (Griseliniaceae) Lush apple-green leaves on strong fast growing plants. Makes an excellent quick growing and uniform evergreen hedge on all but the most exposed of coasts. If left un-clipped it can make a large spreading tree. 3m/10m
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Shrub   2L  -  £7.00
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Griselinia littoralis 'Brodick Gold'
(Griseliniaceae) A variegated Griselinia, with a large pale cream splash in the middle of the leaf & an apple-green margin. Large evergreen shrub much used in West Coast gardens. 3m
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Shrub   2L  -  £7.50
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Gunnera cordifolia
'Mud-leaf' (Gunneraceae) The sole Tasmanian Gunnera, a dwarf creeping bog plant. Bright emerald green flat pressed leathery rossetes with bright red fruits on short spikes in late summer and autumn on female plants. 5cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Alpine   9cm
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Gunnera magellanica
(Gunneraceae) Dwarf foliage plant from southern Chile, Tierra del Fuego & the Falkland Islands. Mat forming evergreen with dark green kidney shaped leaves. Easily grown in damp soils, an interesting companion to the giant species. A dioecious species, these are male plants. 10cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Alpine   1L  -  £4.00
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Gunnera monoica
(Gunneraceae) One of the smallest-leaved Gunneras. It grows almost completely flat to the ground, with rounded dark leaves & hidden white fruits on very short spikes below the leaves. Fine dense goundcover for very dark and damp places. 3cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Alpine   9cm
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Gunnera prorepens
Syn. G. flavida hort. (Gunneraceae) A dense evergreen mat of dark bronzy foliage covered in minute downy hairs. Striking showy red berries on short spikes in late summer & autumn. A diminutive Kiwi cousin of the more familiar giant G. manicata. 10cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Alpine   9cm
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Gymnocarpium dryopteris
'Oak fern' (Cystopteridaceae) One of the most attractive native ferns, fairly quickly forms a deciduous groundcover. Has soft delicate golden-green fronds. Lovely in spring against blue flowers of Pulmonaria 'Blue Ensign'. 25cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Fern   1L
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Gypsophila cerastioides
(Caryophyllaceae) Neat small Himalayan plant forming a tight mat of soft hoary pale green leaves with short white, pink-veined flowers all summer. 5cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Alpine   9cm  -  £2.00
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Gypsophila repens 'Rosea'
(Caryophyllaceae) Dense mats of greyish foliage sending out a profusion of small rose-pink flowers in an airy 8" high hummock in summer. 20cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Alpine   1L  -  £3.75
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Hanging Basket 14" Woven Willow, Filled With Summer Bedding
() A 14" (35cm) diameter woven dark stemmed willow sided hanging basket with an integral plastic liner. Planted-up with a showy selection of trailing plants for summer-long interest in high quality compast with control release fertiliser. 30cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (0)
Bedding   Hanging Basket 14" Woven  -  £15.00
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Hanging Basket 2.5L Plastic Filled
() A colourful and reliable selection of bedding plants ready-made up with control release fertiliser in a small terracotta coloured plastic hanging basket. 20cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (0)
Bedding   Hanging Basket 2.5L  -  £6.00
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Hanging Basket Plants Hot Blush
() Six plants in a pack of various varieties to give some added colour to your baskets on a red, pink and white theme (Bacopa, Verbena and Calibrachoa). 15cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (10)
Bedding   6CP  -  £7.00
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Hatiora rosea Dark Flower
'Easter Cactus' (Cactaceae) Quite small and compact growing epiphytic cactus. Slightly greyed green flat stems with a dark edge and clusters of rosy red flowers on the tips in summer. 20cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (10)
House   Hanging Basket 2.5L
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Haworthiopsis attenuata 'Big Band'
'Zebra Haworthia' (Asphodelaceae) Marvellous tight growing rosette-forming South African succulent. Dark green fleshy sword shaped leaves with several horizontal bands of warty white. Slender spike of small pale pink flowers in summer. 15cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (10)
House   8cm  -  £3.50
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Hebe 'Great Orme'
(Plantaginaceae) Long spikes of long lasting deep pink flowers gradually fading to white in late summer & early autumn. A lovely large cultivar, deservedly popular & very free flowering, often compared to a Buddleja by our customers & popular with butterflies. 2m
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Shrub   3L  -  £8.00
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Hebe 'Pink Paradise'
(Plantaginaceae) A dwarf compact evergreen shrub with greyed green foliage and masses of pale pink flowers in compact heads in spring and early summer. 50cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Shrub   2L  -  £7.50
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Hebe 'Purple Quartz'
(Plantaginaceae) Compact evergreen shrub. Bred to be a stronger growing and more disease resistant then the old favourite ‘Mrs Winder’. Very narrow deep glossy green leaves on purple-black stems and pale violet flower spinkes in summer 1.1m
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Shrub   3L  -  £8.00
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Hebe 'Silver Dollar'
(Plantaginaceae) Colourful dwarf shrub with pink flowers & foliage that changes colours throughout the course of the year, at it's most striking in late winter when reds & pinks flush through the cream & grey-greens. 25cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Shrub   3L  -  £8.00
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Hebe 'Sunset Boulevard'
(Plantaginaceae) Rosy carmine dense flower spikes in summer that turn pale as they fade towards the base of the spike giving a two-tone effect. Bushy evergreen shrub. 1m
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Shrub   2L  -  £7.50
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Hebe 'Wiri Mist'
(Plantaginaceae) Great cultivar with neat compact rounded habit, good mid green foliage & a reliable smothering of tight white flowers in early summer, top plant. 70cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Shrub   2L
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Hebe John Collier
(Plantaginaceae) Vigorous very salt tolerant Hebe with rounded leaves & short open spikes of pink flowers in mid summer. We originally got this plant of unknown origin from the late John Collier a customer & Hebe enthusiast from Lewis, it contains some H. eliptica blood. 2m
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Shrub   2L
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Hebe John Collier
(Plantaginaceae) Vigorous very salt tolerant Hebe with rounded leaves & short open spikes of pink flowers in mid summer. We originally got this plant of unknown origin from the late John Collier a customer & Hebe enthusiast from Lewis, it contains some H. eliptica blood. 2m
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Shrub   3L  -  £8.00
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Hebe John Collier
(Plantaginaceae) Vigorous very salt tolerant Hebe with rounded leaves & short open spikes of pink flowers in mid summer. We originally got this plant of unknown origin from the late John Collier a customer & Hebe enthusiast from Lewis, it contains some H. eliptica blood. 2m
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Shrub   3L
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Hebe Nan
(Plantaginaceae) Large leaved un-named hybrid from the garden of a lady named Nan on Lewis. Very good by the sea with long slightly pendulous racemes of largish & slightly fragrant pale magenta-white flowers in late June & July. 1.4m
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Shrub   3L  -  £8.00
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Hebe odora 'Nana'
(Plantaginaceae) Compact ball of evergreen, rich, slightly glossy, mid green box tree-like foliage. Older plants have white flowers in mid summer. 30cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Shrub   3L  -  £8.00
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Hebe pinguifolia 'Pagei'
(Plantaginaceae) Glaucous-grey leaves and white flowers in late spring and early summer. Use as a groundcover, particularly good for softening the tops of retaining walls and edges of beds. 20cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Shrub   2L  -  £7.00
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Hebe stenophylla 'White Lady'
Syn. H. parviflora var. angustifolia 'W.L.' (Plantaginaceae) A very good large shrub with attractive very narrow leaves that will reliably put on a good show in mid-late summer of hundreds of neat tight narrow spears of white flowers. 2m
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Shrub   3L  -  £8.00
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Hebe venustula 'Patricia Davies'
(Plantaginaceae) Makes a tight dome of small glossy dark green foliage, on older plants in June these disappear behind more soft magenta-pink flowers than could ever be counted, quite stunning. 1m
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Shrub   2L  -  £7.00
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Hedera helix 'Wonder'
'Ivy' (Araliaceae) Small blunt-lobbed green leaves with pale veins forming a ground cover or climber, bred for baskets and pots. 1m
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Bedding   1L  -  £3.75
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Hedera helix Gold Variegated
'Ivy' (Araliaceae) Evergreen self clinging climber ideal for growing in planters too. Golden-cream variegated foliage. 1m
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Bedding   10.5cm  -  £2.00
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Hedera Mixed
'Ivy' (Araliaceae) Various variegated ivies for use in tubs and baskets. 20cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Bedding   10.5cm  -  £1.85
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Hedychium densiflorum
(Zingiberaceae) Hardy Himalayan ginger lily with a tropical look. Tall slender stems with narrow are topped by dense heads fragrant orange or yellow flowers in late summer. 2m
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Perennial   3L
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Helenium autumnale Red Shades
'Sneezeweed' (Asteraceae) Dark red daisy flowers in late summer and autumn on tall upright stems. Clump-forming herbaceous perennial. 1m
Cultural preferences: HZ (3)
Perennial   2L
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Helianthemum 'Ben Ledi'
'Rock rose' (Cistaceae) Sprawling woody alpine with cherry red flat Cistus-like flowers all summer long. 15cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Alpine   9cm  -  £2.00
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Helianthemum 'Laurensons Pink'
'Rock rose' (Cistaceae) Tough reliable sprawling woody rockery plant with bright pink Cistus-like flowers all summer. 15cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Alpine   1L  -  £3.75
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Helianthemum 'The Bride'
'Rock Rose' (Cistaceae) Slightly glaucous-leaved dwarf shrub for rockeries. A long-flowering low grower with pearl white flowers with yellow centres all summer. 15cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Alpine   1L  -  £3.75
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Helichrysum italicum ssp. serotinum
'Curry plant' (Asteraceae) Highly aromatic evergreen intensely silver shrub with creamy yellow 'petal'-less flowers. As you might expect a small amount of the leaves will impart a curry-like flavour to dishes. 1m
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Herb   9cm  -  £2.00
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Helichrysum italicum ssp. serotinum
'Curry plant' (Asteraceae) Highly aromatic evergreen intensely silver shrub with creamy yellow 'petal'-less flowers. As you might expect a small amount of the leaves will impart a curry-like flavour to dishes. 1m
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Herb   2L  -  £7.00
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Helichrysum microphyllum
'Dwarf Curry Plant' (Asteraceae) Trailing half hardy perennial grown exclusively for the felty small round silver-grey leaves on white stems. Lovely hanging froma basket, the silver-white foliage contrasting with dark blue Lobelia 'Saphire' 10cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Bedding   10cm  -  £1.85
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Hemerocallis 'Cosmic Hummingbird'
'Day Lily' (Asphodelaceae) Herbaceous perennial with 9cm flowers in an unusual warm peach tone with a maroon ring in the throat & a delicate scent in ealry summer. 60cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Perennial   4L  -  £7.00
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Hemerocallis 'Custard Candy'
'Day lilly' (Asphodelaceae) Large scented egg custard yellow flowers in mid summer, complete with a darker margin like a skin forming and around the centre some raspberry jam. 70cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Perennial   3L  -  £6.50
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Hepatica nobilis
'liverleaf' (Ranunculaceae) Spring flowering clump forming woodland perennial with rich deep blue flowers. 20cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Alpine   8cm
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Hesperantha coccinea 'Major'
Syn. Schizostylis c. (Iridaceae) Hardy South African Iris relative with large, open bright crimson star-shaped flowers in late summer & autumn. 75cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Perennial   2L
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Hesperantha coccinea 'Simply Pink'
Syn. Schizostylis c. (Iridaceae) Large, open coral pink star-shaped flowers in late summer & autumn. A hardy South African Iris relative, it is a rhizomatous clump-forming evergreen perennial. 60cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Perennial   2L  -  £5.75
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Hesperantha coccinea 'Simply Pink'
Syn. Schizostylis c. (Iridaceae) Large, open coral pink star-shaped flowers in late summer & autumn. A hardy South African Iris relative, it is a rhizomatous clump-forming evergreen perennial. 60cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Perennial   2L  -  £5.75
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Hesperantha coccinea 'Sunrise'
Syn. Schizostylis c. (Iridaceae) Hardy late flowering South African iris relative with large star-shaped rich deep pink flowers glowing in the autumn twilight. 60cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Perennial   2L
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Hesperantha coccinea 'Sunrise'
Syn. Schizostylis c. (Iridaceae) Hardy late flowering South African iris relative with large star-shaped rich deep pink flowers glowing in the autumn twilight. 60cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Perennial   2L
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Hesperantha coccinea 'Wilfred H. Bryant'
Syn. Schizostylis c. 'Pink Princess' (Iridaceae) Hardy South African Iris relative with palest pink large star-shaped flowers in late summer & autumn. 60cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Perennial   2L
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Hesperantha coccinea 'Wilfred H. Bryant'
Syn. Schizostylis c. 'Pink Princess' (Iridaceae) Hardy South African Iris relative with palest pink large star-shaped flowers in late summer & autumn. 60cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Perennial   2L
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Heuchera 'Autumn Glow'
(Saxifragaceae) Variously antiqued orange tinted foliage with hints of pink and peach. White flowers in early summer. Semi-evergreen perennial useful for shady areas. 40cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (4)
Perennial   1.5L  -  £5.50
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Heuchera 'Ginger Peach'
(Saxifragaceae) Ruffled leaves in tones of pink, purple orange and peach. Slender upright wands of palest pink flowers in early-mid summer. 30cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (4)
Perennial   1.5L  -  £5.50
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Heuchera 'Leuchtkafer'
'['Firefly']' (Saxifragaceae) Tough perennial for shade with rich scarlet flowers in early summer above lightly mottled green leaves. 60cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (4)
Perennial   1.5L  -  £4.75
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Heuchera micrantha var. diversifolia 'Palace Purple'
(Saxifragaceae) Year-round deep purple leaves & sprays of small white blooms in mid summer. Popular tough perennial for difficult shady corners 60cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Perennial   2L  -  £5.75
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Hosta 'Big Daddy' (sieboldiana hybrid)
(Asparagaceae) Pale mauve flowers in early summer. Architectural big dinner plate like glaucous-blue puckered Leaves. 1m
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Perennial   3L  -  £6.75
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Hosta 'Blue Mouse Ears'
(Asparagaceae) Lovely little dwarf Hosta, forms a small clump of matt pale metallic blue mouse ear shaped leaves. Tight heads of bell shaped pale violet flowers with darker veins in mid summer. 10cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Perennial   2L
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Hosta 'Brim Cup'
(Asparagaceae) Compact clumps of cupped sage green leaves with broad cream margins and pale lavender flowers in mid summer 35cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Perennial   2L  -  £6.00
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Hosta 'Fragrant Blue'
(Asparagaceae) A fairly small Hosta with pointed pale mettalic matt blue leaves and pale lavender flowers in early summer. 50cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Perennial   2L  -  £6.00
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Hosta 'Great Expectations'
(Asparagaceae) A fairly large Hosta with puckered rounded blue-green leaves with a large central yellow blotch. White flowers in early summer. 60cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Perennial   1L
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Hosta 'Halcyon' (Tardiana Group)
(Asparagaceae) Small variety with outstanding glaucous-blue quite narrow leaves, deep lavender flowers in mid summer. Reputed to be more mollusc resistant. 45cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Perennial   2L  -  £6.00
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Hosta 'Wide Brim'
(Asparagaceae) As the name suggests this Hosta has a wide margin of creamy variegation on the leaf, the centre of the leaf is a glaucous blue-green. Lavender flowers in early summer. 45cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Perennial   1L
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Hosta minor
'Kirin-giboshi' (Asparagaceae) An unexpectedly dwarf Hosta. Tidy glossy green leaves forming good small groundcover . Many surprisingly large hanging deep mauve flowers with little white markings in the throat in mid summer. 15cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Alpine   1L
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Hosta sieboldiana var. elegans
(Asparagaceae) Lilac-white flowers nestle above sumptuous blue-grey, crinkled & deeply veined leaves. 90cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Perennial   1L
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Hydrangea 'Preziosa' *
(Hydrangeaceae) Smaller leaved serrata hybrid with red-flushed young growth and autumn colour. Magenta-purple or purple-pink small rounded mophead flowers in mid summer. 1.2m
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Shrub   3L  -  £8.50
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Hydrangea anomala ssp. petiolaris 'Miranda'
(Hydrangeaceae) A variegated form of the popular deciduous climbing hydrangea. Pale green leaves with a creamy white rim, turning yellow in autumn. White lace-cap type flowers in mid summer. A slow growing self-clinging climber. 4m
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Climber   3L  -  £9.00
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Hydrangea macrophylla 'Ami Pasquier'
(Hydrangeaceae) Hortensia (mophead) variety with rich purplish-red sterile flowers in mid summer add lime to turn rosy red. 1m
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Shrub   3L
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Hydrangea macrophylla 'Goliath'
(Hydrangeaceae) As you might expect from the name this is a large growing vigorous & big flowered mophead with rich purple-blue bracts (in acid soil) in mid summer. Younger plants don't flower much, but establish plants put on a great show. 2m
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Shrub   3L  -  £8.50
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Hydrangea macrophylla 'Mariesii Grandiflora' *
Syn. H. m. 'White Wave (Hydrangeaceae) Large white lacecap flowers in mid-late summer. 1.25m
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Shrub   3L  -  £8.50
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Hydrangea macrophylla 'Mariesii Perfecta'
Syn. H. m. 'Blue Wave' (Hydrangeaceae) One of the best 'Lacecap' type with a fluffy centre of true flowers & a ruff of the larger sterile bracts. The blue colouring of the flowers is most intense in acidic soils. 1.25m
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Shrub   3L  -  £8.50
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Hydrangea paniculata 'Grandiflora' *
(Hydrangeaceae) Deciduous shrub producing large 20-30cm high dense panicles (cones) of bracts, first cream, then white & finally pinkish in mid to late summer. 1.2m
Cultural preferences: HZ (3)
Shrub   3L  -  £8.50
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Hydrangea paniculata 'Wim's Red' *
(Hydrangeaceae) Large deciduous shrub with cone-shaped flowers in summer, first emerging cramy-green, ageing to cream with pink edges and finally turning a rich wine red. 2m
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Shrub   2L  -  £8.00
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Hydrangea serrata 'Bluebird' *
(Hydrangeaceae) Quite small leaved form often flushing red & with good autumn colour. Masses of small magenta-blue (pink in limey soil) lacecap flowers in mid-late summer, darker true flowers in the cenre with paler bracts around the edge. 1.2m
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Shrub   3L  -  £8.50
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Hylocereus undatus
'Dragon Fruit' / 'White-fleshed pitahaya' (Cactaceae) Vigorous sprawling, trailing or climbing cactus with huge spectacular nocturnal scented white flowers in spring followed by the fantastical, sweet pink fruit known as dragon fruit. 10m
Cultural preferences: HZ (10)
House   1L  -  £6.00
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Hypericum Magical Grace
'Tutsan' (Hypericaceae) Compact hybrid with bright yellow flowers in summer accompanied and followed by jolly coral pink berries. Good autumn colour. 50cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Perennial   3L  -  £7.00
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Hyssopus officinalis
'Hyssop' (Lamiaceae) A very decorative medicinal and cullinary herb often used as an edging plant. Deep blue flowers in summer which attract bees and make an arromatic honey. 60cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Herb   1L
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Iberis 'Pink Ice'
'Candytuft' (Brassicaceae) Evergreen alpine with flattened circular heads of pale pink flowers from late spring through to June if dead-headed. Appreciates a little bit of lime. 20cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Alpine   1L  -  £3.75
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Ilex aquifolium 'Myrtifolia' *
'Myrtle leaved holly' (Aquifoliaceae) Dense bushy small, slow growing evergreen tree. This male holly has shorter, narrow deep green prickly leaves and small white flowers in late spring. Given plenty of time and shelter from the sea it will make a lovely thick hedge. 4m
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Shrub   2L  -  £7.50
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Ilex x meserveae Blue Angel
'Blue holly' (Aquifoliaceae) Female holly with compact habit, dark purple stems & flatter less spiny leaves than wild holy. A male plant is not supposed to be required for the purple-red berries to form for this variety, though we haven't tested this. 5m
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Shrub   2L  -  £7.50
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Insectivorous Plants
(Sarraceniaceae) A selection of different carnivorous plants including pitcher plants (Sarracenia), butterworts (Pinguicula) and Venus fly trap (Dionaea muscipula). Ensure a steady supply of midges and rainwater for best results. 5-30cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
House   8cm  -  £6.00
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Inula magnifica
(Asteraceae) An imposing perennial, broad, rough foliage & large bright yellow flowers in mid summer, reminiscent of slender petaled sunflowers. Not eaten by deer, sheep or cows! 2m
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Perennial   4L  -  £7.00
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Iris chrysographes black-flowered
(Iridaceae) Ever popular elegant Siberian type with very dark velvety indigo-violet, effectively black, flowers with a few gold highlights in early summer. Looks good in front of light or silver foliage. 1m
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Perennial   2L  -  £5.75
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Iris ensata 'Kumo-no-obi'
(Iridaceae) Purple flowers with small yellow highlights in the centre in June-July, falls are narrower, more separated & drooping than in many ensata cultivars. 90cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Perennial   2L  -  £5.75
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Iris ensata 'Moonlight Waves'
(Iridaceae) Beautiful iris with broad horizontal white petals with lime green centre diffusing outwards in July. Try with Siberian types as they flower slightly later & so extend the all too short season of these exquisite flowers. 65cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Perennial   2L  -  £5.75
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Iris ensata 'Pink Frost'
(Iridaceae) Laevigate iris for bog garden and pond margin. Broad blush pink petals with yellow highlights in early summer. 80cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Perennial   2L  -  £5.75
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Iris forrestii
(Iridaceae) Siberian iris with buff yellow flowers with hanging petals with brown veining in a golden throat produced in early summer. 60cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Perennial   2L  -  £6.50
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Iris japonica 'Variegata'
(Iridaceae) Striking glossy evergreen leaves with creamy-white vertical stripes. Though shy flowering the section Lophiris are almost unrivalled in their beauty & intricacy by other types. The flowers are palest blue with lilac & yellow markings. 50cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Perennial   3L  -  £7.00
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Iris sibirica 'Mountain Lake'
(Iridaceae) Shorter growing Siberian iris with violet blue flowers with white highlights in the throat in late May and early June. 60cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Perennial   2L  -  £5.75
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Juniperus communis 'Repanda'
'Juniper' (Cupressaceae) Creeping groundcovering form of one of only three native conifers, the others being Scots pine & English yew. Densely packed sharp tipped green needles with a silver-white stomatal band. Has purple berries for pheasant roasters & gin distillers. 40cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (4)
Conifer   9cm  -  £2.25
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Juniperus squamata 'Blue Carpet'
(Cupressaceae) Invaluable groundcover for those difficult banks, tolerant of lots of abuse it will make a dense thick mat of silvery evergreen needle clad foliage. Quite slow to establish but rapid & efficient once it has settled in. 30cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Conifer   2L  -  £7.00
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Kalanchoe thyrsiflora
'Paddle Plant' (Crassulaceae) Popular South African succulent, flat fleshy round leaves, golden green with a reddish margin and covered with a faint white bloom if kept dry. the leaves build-up to form rosettes of slightly undulating vertically stacks. An American common name for them is 'flapjacks', their name for our Scotch pancakes which the leave kind of resemble. 40cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
House   6cm  -  £2.25
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Kirengeshoma palmata
(Hydrangeaceae) Sprays of cool yellow shuttlecock shaped flowers are produced in August & September, nodding above the bright green palmate leaves. 90cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Perennial   3L
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Kniphofia 'Nancy's Red'
(Xanthorrheaceae) A fine cultivar producing cylindrical spikes of universally coral red flowers in late summer & early autumn. 75cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Perennial   3L  -  £7.00
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Kniphofia 'Redhot Popsicle'
(Xanthorrheaceae) Rich red tight red hot poker flowers from July to September from compact evergreen clumps of grass-like leaves. 65cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Perennial   3L  -  £7.00
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Kniphofia 'Scorched Corn'
(Xanthorrheaceae) A well named cultivar with flower spikes like freshly husked corn-on-the-cob thrown on to the BBQ. Large late flowering clump-forming evergreen perennial red hot poker. 1m
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Perennial   3L  -  £7.00
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Lamprocapnos spectabilis
Syn. Dicentra s. 'Dutchman's breeches' (Papaveraceae) Large, bushy perennial with light green leaves & long strings incredibly structured deep rose-pink & white 'Lady in the bath' flowers in late spring. 1.2m
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Perennial   1.5L  -  £4.75
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Lamprocapnos spectabilis 'Alba'
Syn. Dicentra s. 'White bleeding heart' (Papaveraceae) Lots of white pendulous lady-in-the-bath' flowers for much of spring & summer. Cut bright green foliage on a somewhat succulent bushy perennial. 70cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Perennial   2L  -  £5.75
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Lathyrus latifolius 'Albus'
'Perennial pea' / 'Everlasting pea' (Fabaceae) Leafy herbaceous perennial deciduous climber with winged pale green stems and foliage. Dense clusters of white unscented flowers in summer. 2m
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Climber   3L  -  £9.00
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Lathyrus latifolius Pink
'Everlasting Pea' (Fabaceae) Leafy herbaceous perennial deciduous climber with winged pale green stems and foliage. Dense clusters of deep, rich pink unscented flowers in summer. 2m
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Climber   3L  -  £9.00
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Sweet Pea Cupid Pink
'Lathyrus odoratus' (Fabaceae) Compact dwarf climbing or trailing annual with masses of sweetly scented pink and white pea flowers in summer. This variety can be grown to trail from hanging baskets or over tubs on balconies an patios. 40cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Bedding   10.5cm  -  £1.85
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Sweet Pea Cupid Pink
'Lathyrus odoratus' (Fabaceae) Compact dwarf climbing or trailing annual with masses of sweetly scented pink and white pea flowers in summer. This variety can be grown to trail from hanging baskets or over tubs on balconies an patios. 40cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Bedding   Hanging Basket 2.8L  -  £7.00
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Laurus nobilis
'Bay tree' (Lauraceae) Evergreen shrub or small tree whose glossy rich dark green leaves are used in bouquet garni, stews, etc. Dark green leaves, small yellowish-white flowers in summer followed by black berries. 5m
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Herb   1L  -  £5.00
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Laurus nobilis
'Bay tree' (Lauraceae) Evergreen shrub or small tree whose glossy rich dark green leaves are used in bouquet garni, stews, etc. Dark green leaves, small yellowish-white flowers in summer followed by black berries. 5m
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Herb   1L
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Lavandula 'Devonshire Compact'
'Lavender' (Lamiaceae) Nice neat grey-leaved short bushy hybrid lavender with large heads of rich purple flowers topped by mauve ears all summer. 35cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Herb   9cm  -  £2.00
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Lavandula 'Devonshire Compact'
'Lavender' (Lamiaceae) Nice neat grey-leaved short bushy hybrid lavender with large heads of rich purple flowers topped by mauve ears all summer. 35cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Herb   2L
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Lavandula 'Helmsdale'
'Hybrid French lavander helmsdale' (Lamiaceae) New hardy variety making an upright medium-sized bush with masses of dark navy purple flowers all summer. In-spite of being named after a Caithness town it was bred in Invercargill, New Zealand! 60cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Herb   2L  -  £6.50
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Lavandula 'Silver Mist'
'Lavender' (Lamiaceae) Very hardy and resiliant English lavender with Intense silver furry evergreen foliage and mid blue flowers in summer. 30cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Herb   1L
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Lavandula angustifolia 'Blue River'
'English lavender' (Lamiaceae) Deep blue-purple flowers over scented greyed foliage in summer. 30cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Herb   2L
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Lavandula angustifolia 'Munstead'
'Dwarf munsted lavender' (Lamiaceae) Compact variety of English lavender with violet-blue flower spikes. 45cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Herb   1L
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Lavandula angustifolia 'Munstead'
'Dwarf munsted lavender' (Lamiaceae) Compact variety of English lavender with violet-blue flower spikes. 45cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Herb   2L
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Lavandula angustifolia 'Rosea'
'English Lavender' (Lamiaceae) 45cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Herb   1L
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Lavandula stoechas 'Antibes' (Provencal Series)
'French Lavender' (Lamiaceae) Petite heades of deep pink with paler pink bunny ears all summer. Has an upright habit and a lovely scent. 30cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Herb   1L
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Lavatera x clementii 'Barnsley Baby'
'Tree mallow' (Malvaceae) A shorter growing form of a popular pale pink flushed white flowered shrub mallow. 1m
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Shrub   2L  -  £7.00
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Lavatera x clementii 'Barnsley'
'Tree mallow' (Malvaceae) Upright bush with large white flowers flushed pale pink with pink-red centre all summer. 1.8m
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Shrub   2L  -  £7.00
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Lavatera x clementii 'Burgundy Wine'
(Malvaceae) A dark plummy pink flowered bushier more compact variety of a popular cottage garden shrub. 1.75m
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Shrub   2L  -  £7.00
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Lavatera x clementii 'Rosea'
(Malvaceae) Upright floriferous large rosy pink flowered vigorous shrub. Flowers for several months from mid summer. prune back in early spring, if planted in an exposed situation also reduce the crown in late autumn to lessen wind rock and tearing of branches. 2m
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Shrub   3L  -  £8.00
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Lavatera x clementii 'Silver Barnsley' *
'Tree mallow' (Malvaceae) New form of an old favourite. Upright shrub, best cut down low each early spring. Silvery-grey-green leaves and large white mallow flowers with a red central blotch that age to pale pink are freely produced from mid-late summer. 1.5m
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Shrub   2L  -  £7.50
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Leptinella pyrethrifolia BR14
Syn. Cotula p. (Asteraceae) Creeping perennial with deeply cut bright green foliage with red stems & conspicuous cream pom-pom flowers. Very adaptable, grows on exposed stable screes & on soggy river banks in the wild. 10cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Alpine   1L
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Leptinella squalida 'Platt's Black'
Syn. Cotula s. (Asteraceae) Flat thick mat of interestingly coloured ferny foliage, purple-black overall with hints of pea green at the tip. Good groundcover, tolerant of foot traffic it is well suited to gaps between pavers. 3cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Alpine   9cm  -  £2.00
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Leptinella traillii
Syn. Cotula t. (Asteraceae) Pincushion-like creamy-yellow flowers small dense mid green deeply lobbed leaves. Excellent tight groundcover for the rock garden or just about anywhere else, grows right down into the sea in the wild. 5cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Alpine   1L  -  £3.75
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Leptospermum scoparium 'Martinii'
'Red manuka' / 'Red tea tree' (Myrtaceae) Vigorous evergreen large bush with small narrow dark leaves with grey silky hairs & masses of two-tone 2cm flowers, emerging pink & darkening red produced in early summer. 2m
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Shrub   2L  -  £7.50
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Leucanthemum 'Sunshine Peach'
'Shasta daisy' (Asteraceae) Half hardy short slightly shrubby perennial with finely cut grey foliage and large slightly peach tinted creamy yellow daisies all summer. 15cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Perennial   2L
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Leucanthemum x superbum 'Real Neat'
'Shasta Daisy' (Asteraceae) New compact and distinctive form of an old favourite. A dense double row of long narrow white trumpets in a ring around the normal yellow dome in the centre in mid summer. 50cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Perennial   2L  -  £5.75
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Leucanthemum x superbum 'Sonnenschein'
'[Sunshine]' (Asteraceae) Easy and reliable perennial with large primrose yellow single daisies. Held on stout upright stems in mid summer. 90cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Perennial   2L
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Leucanthemum x superbum 'T.E. Killin'
'Shasta daisy' (Asteraceae) Large white daisies with a ruff of short petals at the base of the ray florets where they meet the yellow central boss. Held on stout upright stems in mid summer. 80cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Perennial   3L
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Lewisia 'Little Peach'
(Montiaceae) With lovely flowers surprisingly muted for a Lewisia, large pointed petals of cream deepening to peach towards their centres. Forms a rosette of pointed narrow deep green semi-succulent leaves. 12cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Alpine   9cm  -  £2.25
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Lewisia 'Little Peach'
(Montiaceae) With lovely flowers surprisingly muted for a Lewisia, large pointed petals of cream deepening to peach towards their centres. Forms a rosette of pointed narrow deep green semi-succulent leaves. 12cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Alpine   9cm
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Lewisia 'Little Plum'
(Montiaceae) Plumy pink flowers with darker veining & paler margins to the petals in early summer. Ensure excellent winter drainage when planting. 12cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Alpine   9cm  -  £2.25
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Lewisia 'Little Plum'
(Montiaceae) Plumy pink flowers with darker veining & paler margins to the petals in early summer. Ensure excellent winter drainage when planting. 12cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Alpine   9cm
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Lewisia cotyledon Elsie Mix
(Montiaceae) Popular semi-succulent alpine. Bright neon flowers in a variety of colours, this new variety is notable for repeat flowering throughout the summer. 20cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Alpine   9cm  -  £2.25
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Lewisia cotyledon Elsie Mix
(Montiaceae) Popular semi-succulent alpine. Bright neon flowers in a variety of colours, this new variety is notable for repeat flowering throughout the summer. 20cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Alpine   9cm  -  £2.25
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Libertia 'Grasshopper'
(Iridaceae) Compact evergreen perennial iris relative from New Zealand. Stiff upright orange-green fans of foliage and slender stalks of flattened white flowers in early summer followed by long lasting orange fruits. A hybrid of the rosette forming Libertia ixioides and the spreading L. peregrinans. 40cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Perennial   2L  -  £7.00
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Libertia grandiflora stoloniferous *
'Tukauki' / 'Mikoikoi' (Iridaceae) A form which spreads well by shallow runners & has many white flowers who's stamens give a fluffy look, well distributed over a spike clear of the dark foliage. 70cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Perennial   3L  -  £6.75
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Libertia ixioides 'Tricolor'
'Tukauki' / 'Mikoikoi' (Iridaceae) Forms a neat evergreen rosette of striking foliage, each leaf is bronzy with a pale midrib. White flowers are produced amongst the foliage & the orangey seed heads persist for about a year. 60cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Perennial   2L  -  £6.00
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Ligularia przewalskii
(Asteraceae) Blackish stems with dark green-brown divided leaves, tall dark stemmed flower spike with many small yellow flowers in summer. 1.8m
Cultural preferences: HZ (4)
Perennial   2L  -  £5.75
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Lilium 'Bamako'
(Liliaceae) An Oriental Hybrid lily with sweetly scented, slightly ruffled soft pink infused white flowers in mid summer. 1m
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Bulb   3L
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Lilium oxypetalum var. insigne
Syn. Nomocharis oxypetala (Liliaceae) Very classy quite rare dwarf lily, a bit reminiscent of a Nomocharis. The flowers are open bell-shaped, Smoky purple with heavy spotting inside in June. Not especially difficult and very beautiful. 25cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (4)
Bulb   9cm
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Lilium pardalinum ssp. wigginsii
'Wiggins' lily' (Liliaceae) Rare lily fron Northern California. Turk's cap orange flowers covered in maroon spots in mid summer. 50cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Bulb   9cm
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Limnanthes douglasii
'Poached Egg Plant' (Lamiaceae) Annual from open marshy areas in the American Pacific Nort West. One inch wide 'poached egg' flowers; a white rim with a golden yellow centre, for much of the summer. Adaptable and will self seed if content. 15cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Bedding   10.5cm
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Lindernia grandiflora
'Blue creeping pimpernel' (Linderniaceae/Plantaginaceae) Creeping mat forming rockery plant from damp places in the SE USA. Striking deep blue flowers with white faces in early and mid summer. 2cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Alpine   1L  -  £3.75
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Lithodora diffusa 'Heavenly Blue'
Syn. Lithospermum diffusum 'Purple gromwell' (Boraginaceae) Justly popular dwarf rockery shrub. Gentian-blue flowers for most of the year coming from spreading stems with small narrow hairy dark green leaves. 15cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Alpine   9cm  -  £2.00
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Lithodora diffusa 'Heavenly Blue'
Syn. Lithospermum diffusum 'Purple gromwell' (Boraginaceae) Justly popular dwarf rockery shrub. Gentian-blue flowers for most of the year coming from spreading stems with small narrow hairy dark green leaves. 15cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Alpine   1L  -  £3.75
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Lithodora diffusa 'Heavenly Blue'
Syn. Lithospermum diffusum 'Purple gromwell' (Boraginaceae) Justly popular dwarf rockery shrub. Gentian-blue flowers for most of the year coming from spreading stems with small narrow hairy dark green leaves. 15cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Alpine   1L  -  £3.75
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Lithodora diffusa 'Star'
Syn. Lithospermum diffusum 'Purple gromwell' (Boraginaceae) Sprawling habit & long flowering season as the perennially popular 'Heavenly Blue', differs in the star marked white flowers with a blue stripe down the centre of each of the five petals. 15cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Alpine   9cm
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Lithodora diffusa 'Star'
Syn. Lithospermum diffusum 'Purple gromwell' (Boraginaceae) Sprawling habit & long flowering season as the perennially popular 'Heavenly Blue', differs in the star marked white flowers with a blue stripe down the centre of each of the five petals. 15cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Alpine   1L  -  £3.75
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Lithodora diffusa 'Star'
Syn. Lithospermum diffusum 'Purple gromwell' (Boraginaceae) Sprawling habit & long flowering season as the perennially popular 'Heavenly Blue', differs in the star marked white flowers with a blue stripe down the centre of each of the five petals. 15cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Alpine   1L  -  £3.75
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Lithodora diffusa 'Star'
Syn. Lithospermum diffusum 'Purple gromwell' (Boraginaceae) Sprawling habit & long flowering season as the perennially popular 'Heavenly Blue', differs in the star marked white flowers with a blue stripe down the centre of each of the five petals. 15cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Alpine   1L  -  £3.75
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Lithodora diffusa 'Star'
Syn. Lithospermum diffusum 'Purple gromwell' (Boraginaceae) Sprawling habit & long flowering season as the perennially popular 'Heavenly Blue', differs in the star marked white flowers with a blue stripe down the centre of each of the five petals. 15cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Alpine   1.5L
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Lithops Mixed
'Living Stone' (Aizoaceae) A selection of bizzare South African pebble-like succulents in the Livingstone daisy family. 5cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
House   6cm  -  £2.25
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Lithops Mixed
'Living Stone' (Aizoaceae) A selection of bizzare South African pebble-like succulents in the Livingstone daisy family. 5cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
House   6cm  -  £2.25
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Lobelia 'Compton Pink'
(Campanulaceae) Excellent new herbaceous perennial cultivar with upright spires of pink flowers in mid to late summer, pale on the faces of the open petals, deeper pink on the reverse. Fleshy green foliage. 60cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Perennial   2L  -  £5.75
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Lobelia cardinalis 'Russian Princess'
(Campanulaceae) Rosy red flowers atop beetroot purple foliage in late summer. 70cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Perennial   2L  -  £5.75
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Lobelia erinus 'Blue Fountain'
'Trailing Lobelia' (Campanulaceae) Trailing bedding variety. Sky blue flowers. Trailing Lobelia are the quintessential hanging basket plants and essential for wire sided baskets. 12cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (10)
Bedding   D12  -  £3.25
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Lobelia erinus 'Cambridge Blue'
'Upright Lobelia' (Campanulaceae) Upright bush bedding variety. Cambridge (pale) blue flowers. Use upright Lobelia as carpet bedding and for filling wee gaps in planters. 12cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (10)
Bedding   D12  -  £3.25
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Lobelia erinus 'Crimson Fountain'
'Trailing Lobelia' (Campanulaceae) Trailing bedding variety. Purple-red flowers. Trailing Lobelia are the quintessential hanging basket plants. 12cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (10)
Bedding   D12  -  £3.25
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Lobelia erinus 'Crystal Palace'
'Upright Lobelia' (Campanulaceae) Upright bush bedding variety. Navy blue flowers and dark flushed foliage. Use upright Lobelia as carpet bedding and for filling wee gaps in planters. 12cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (10)
Bedding   D12  -  £3.25
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Lobelia erinus 'Lilac Fountain'
'Trailing Lobelia' (Campanulaceae) Trailing bedding variety. Pale lilac flowers. Trailing Lobelia are the quintessential hanging basket plants. 12cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (10)
Bedding   D12  -  £3.25
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Lobelia erinus 'Mrs Clibran'
'Upright Lobelia' (Campanulaceae) Upright bush bedding variety. Navy blue flowers with a prominent white eye. Use upright Lobelia as carpet bedding and for filling wee gaps in planters. 12cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (10)
Bedding   D12  -  £3.25
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Lobelia erinus 'Rosamund'
'Upright Lobelia' (Campanulaceae) Upright bush bedding variety. Red-purple flowers with a white eye. Use upright Lobelia as carpet bedding and for filling wee gaps in planters. 12cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (10)
Bedding   D12  -  £3.25
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Lobelia erinus 'Sapphire'
'Upright Lobelia' (Campanulaceae) The most popular trailing bedding variety. Deep blue flowers with a white eye. Trailing Lobelia are the quintessential hanging basket plants. 12cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (10)
Bedding   D12  -  £3.25
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Lobelia erinus 'White Lady'
'Upright Lobelia' (Campanulaceae) Upright bush bedding variety. Pure white flowers all summer. Use upright Lobelia as carpet bedding and for filling wee gaps in planters. 10cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (10)
Bedding   D12  -  £3.25
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Lobelia Waterfall Blue Improved
(Campanulaceae) A really good vigorous trailing variety for pots and hanging baskets. Green foliage and masses of deep blue flowers all summer. 20cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Bedding   10cm
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Lobelia Waterfall Lavender
(Campanulaceae) A really good vigorous trailing variety for pots and hanging baskets. Green foliage and masses of lavender blue flowers all summer. 20cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Bedding   10cm  -  £1.85
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Lobelia x speciosa 'Dark Crusader'
(Campanulaceae) Clump-forming herbaceous perennial. Smokey purple flushed foliage and deep scarlet flowers in mid to late summer. 1m
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Perennial   2L  -  £5.75
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Alysum 'Snow Crystals' (Lobularia)
'Alyssum' (Brassicaceae) Dwarf sweetly honey scented carpet bedding with small white flowers by the hundred. 5cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Bedding   D12  -  £3.25
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Alyssum Easter Crystals Mixed (Lobularia)
'Alyssum' (Brassicaceae) Dwarf carpet bedding plant forming a flat mat of white or dusky pink very sweetly honey scented flowers. 5cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Bedding   D12  -  £3.25
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Lonicera elisae
Syn. L. infundibulum var. rockii (Caprifoliaceae) Rare Chinese shrubby honeysuckle. Narrow tubed ivory-white sweetly scented flowers in late winter and spring on a twiggy deciduous bush, pinkish young growth on slightly hairy foliage that turns gold in the autumn. 1.5m
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Shrub   2L  -  £7.50
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Lupinus arboreus
'Tree Lupine' (Fabaceae) A much branched coastal shrub with small silky leaves & short spikes of typically yellow flowers for long period in early summer. Excellent in sandy soil in even the most exposed coastal garden. To 1.25m
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Perennial   2L  -  £7.00
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Lupinus Gallery Red *
(Fabaceae) Shorter growing strain of Lupin with striking spires of two-tone rosy red and in early summer. 70cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Perennial   1.5L
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Lupinus Gallery Series
(Fabaceae) Shorter growing strain of Lupin with striking spires of pinks, reds, creams, blues and bi-colours in early summer. 70cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Perennial   1.5L  -  £4.50
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Lupinus Gallery Series
(Fabaceae) Shorter growing strain of Lupin with striking spires of pinks, reds, creams, blues and bi-colours in early summer. 70cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Perennial   1.5L
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Lychnis alpina
Syn. Silene suecica 'Alpine Campion (Caryophyllaceae) Native but rare alpine prefering damp stony places. Short perennial with plummy pink flowers in a cluster in mid summer. 15cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Alpine   1L  -  £3.75
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Lysimachia clethroides
'Goose neck' (Myrsinaceae) Vigorous spreading, upright growing herbaceous perennial with pointed arching dense spikes of white flowers in mid-late summer. 90cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (4)
Perennial   2L  -  £5.50
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Lysimachia nummularia 'Aurea'
'Golden moneywort' (Myrsinaceae) Yellow flowers, golden trailing foliage. A popular hanging basket plant it is a useful hardy native plant for brightening dull damp corners in the garden too. 5cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (4)
Bedding   10cm  -  £1.85
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Maianthemum racemosum Short Form
Syn. Smilacina r. 'False Solomon's seal' (Asparagaceae) Dumpy frothy ivory sweetly scented flower spikes in spring often followed by vivid red round fruits in late summer in good years. This form grows considerably shorter than the normal form. 40cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (4)
Perennial   2L  -  £6.00
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Malotigena frantiskae-niederlovae
Syn. Delosperma congestum (Aizoaceae) An unpronounceable moderately hardy South African succulent with a neat dense habit, bright green fleshy foliage and masses of quite large bright yellow Livingstone daisy type flowers in late spring & early summer. 7cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Alpine   1L  -  £4.25
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Meconopsis (Fertile Blue Group) 'Lingholm'
Syn. M. x sheldonii (Papaveraceae) Large saucer-shaped strong blue flowers on stout stems, about the easiest and most reliable of the perennial Himalayan blue poppies. Needs a sheltered site to protect the delicate leaves. 90cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Perennial   1L
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Meconopsis betonicifolia
'Himalayan blue poppy' (Papaveraceae) For those with shelter and an acid soil this blue poppy is a must. Furry bristled leaves with spikes of slightly cupped crinkled sky blue flowers with a yellow central boss in early summer. 70cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Perennial   1.5L
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Meconopsis betonicifolia
'Himalayan blue poppy' (Papaveraceae) For those with shelter and an acid soil this blue poppy is a must. Furry bristled leaves with spikes of slightly cupped crinkled sky blue flowers with a yellow central boss in early summer. 70cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Perennial   1.5L  -  £5.50
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Meconopsis betonicifolia 'Hensol Violet'
'Himalayan Blue Poppy' (Papaveraceae) Clump-forming herbaceous perennial. Furry bristled leaves with spikes of slightly cupped rich violet-blue flowers in May. 1m
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Perennial   1.5L  -  £5.50
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Meconopsis cambrica 'Frances Perry'
'Orange Welsh Poppy' (Papaveraceae) Strong bright red-orange flowers in early summer, it sets far less viable seed than the normal yellow Welsh poppies. 30cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Alpine   9cm  -  £2.25
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Melaleuca squamea
'Swamp paperbark' (Myrtaceae) Rarely encountered Tasmanian Leptospermum relative with pink or white pom-pom flowers in early summer and short dense green leaves on upright stems. Common in the wild in peat bogs, but it will also grow in drier ground. 1.5m
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Shrub   1L  -  £4.50
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Melissa officinalis
'Lemon Balm' (Lamiaceae) Perennial culinary herb with strongly lemon scented leaves used in the flavouring of drinks, in salads, for potpourri etc. 90cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (4)
Herb   8cm  -  £2.00
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Melissa officinalis 'Variegata'
'Variegated lemon balm' (Lamiaceae) A lemon scented perennial variegated leaves used to make a calming herbal tea. John Evelyn called it "sovereign for the brain, strengthening the memory and powerfully chasing away melancholy". 10cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (4)
Herb   9cm  -  £2.00
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Mentha requienii
'Corsican mint' (Lamiaceae) A most unlikely looking mint; tight creeping mats of powerfully peppermint scented leaves & tiny lilac purple flowers in summer. 1cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Alpine   9cm  -  £2.00
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Mentha spicata var. crispa 'Moroccan'
'Moroccan mint' (Lamiaceae) Palest lilac flowers, green leaves used for mint teas, also a good mint for cooking with. 60cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (3)
Herb   9cm  -  £2.00
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Mentha spicata var. crispa 'Moroccan'
'Moroccan mint' (Lamiaceae) Palest lilac flowers, green leaves used for mint teas, also a good mint for cooking with. 60cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (3)
Herb   9cm  -  £2.00
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Mentha spicata var. crispa 'Spanish'
'Spanish mint' (Lamiaceae) Arromatic culinary mint with wrinkled leaves and lilac flowers in summer. 30cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Herb   1L
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Mentha suaveolens 'Variegata'
'Pineapple mint' (Lamiaceae) Minty apple flavured leaves variegated pale green with a creamy-white margin, mauve flowers. 45cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Herb   9cm  -  £2.00
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Mentha suaveolens 'Variegata'
'Pineapple mint' (Lamiaceae) Minty apple flavured leaves variegated pale green with a creamy-white margin, mauve flowers. 45cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Herb   9cm
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Mentha x piperita 'Swiss'
'Swiss mint' (Lamiaceae) Large leaved, strong flavoured mint. 60cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (3)
Herb   8cm
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Mimulus x hybidus Magic Mixed
(Phrymaceae) Tough bedding variety with fleshy bright green leaves and bright yellow, orange, pink and red monkey flowers. Useful for it's tolerance of both damp and shaddy situations. 25cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Bedding   D6  -  £3.25
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Monarda 'Mahogany'
'Bee Balm' (Lamiaceae) Deep rich-red tubular flowers in a whorl at the top of stems surrounded by red-flushed bracts in mid summer. 1.2m
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Perennial   2L  -  £5.50
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Moraea alticola
(Iridaceae) Rare Iris relative from the high Drakensburg of South Africa. Thick leathery narrow evergreen foliage clasped by intricate net-like covering towards the base. Large pale yellow-green iris-like flower with big drooping falls in early summer. 60cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Bulb   2L
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Narcissus bulbocodium 'White Petticoat'
'Hoop petticoat daffodil' (Amaryllidaceae) A new cultivar with white rather than the normal yellow broad trumpets and pin thin petals in spring. 15cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Bulb   9cm
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Nassella tenuissima
Syn. Stipa t. 'Mexican feather grass' (Poaceae) A most beautiful grass, a very fine glossy, feathery billowing tussock. Easy & tough, very drought tolerant. Unlike many American grasses it grows well in Western Scotland. 60cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Grass   9cm  -  £2.00
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Nassella tenuissima
Syn. Stipa t. 'Mexican feather grass' (Poaceae) A most beautiful grass, a very fine glossy, feathery billowing tussock. Easy & tough, very drought tolerant. Unlike many American grasses it grows well in Western Scotland. 60cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Grass   11.5cm  -  £3.75
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Nectaroscordum siculum ssp. bulgaricum
Syn. Allium bulg. 'Bulgarian honey garlic (Amaryllidaceae) An Allium-like early summer flowering bulb. Tall stems with a nodding clusters of flowers grey-green at the base, rose-pink towards the tips. 75cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Bulb   1L  -  £3.00
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Nepeta 'Six Hills Giant'
(Lamiaceae) A catnip of strong constitution with pale lavender blue flowers all summer on upright stems above felty grey foliage. 90cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Perennial   3L  -  £6.50
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Nepeta 'Six Hills Giant'
(Lamiaceae) A catnip of strong constitution with pale lavender blue flowers all summer on upright stems above felty grey foliage. 90cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Perennial   3L  -  £6.50
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Olearia angustifolia
Syn. O. oprina 'Teteaweka' (Asteraceae) Exceedingly rare plant from the coast of Stewart Island. Glossy, stiff leaves green above & white below like O. 'Henry Travers'. Lilac-white daisies with a purple eye. Will only grow in cool, peaty, acid, wet & very windy gardens on & off the West Coast 1.2m
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Shrub   2L  -  £8.00
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Olearia coriacea
(Asteraceae) Compact dwarf with upright branching, like a dwarf O. paniculata & replaces it in the wild at higher altitudes. Has stiff rounded pale green foliage with a slightly wavy margin. 1m
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Shrub   2L  -  £8.00
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Olearia lineata 'Dartonii' x macrodonta 'Major'
(Asteraceae) A white flowered, narrow-leaved twiggy evergreen shrub, great for coastal gardens. A seedling we found in our Nursery between two of the best plants for shelter planting in exposed sites. 3m
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Shrub   2L  -  £7.50
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Olearia nummularifolia var. nummularifolia
(Asteraceae) Tough characterful shrub with thick stems clad in small mid green curled & keeled leaves. Lots of white almost individual daisy flowers in mid-late summer. Great for giving the look of an ancient in a large rockery, though quicker growing than it appears. 1.5m
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Shrub   2L  -  £7.50
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Olearia paniculata
'Akiraho' (Asteraceae) Popular in New Zealand for taller hedges in coastal districts, it has attractive mid green wavy leaves with a pale buff underside & a leathery texture. Attractive as a tree with smooth cinnamon bark which peels in long strips. 6m
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Shrub   2L  -  £7.50
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Olearia phlogopappa 'Sawtooth'
(Asteraceae) Very distinct form with buff indumentum beneath the stiff sharply toothed leaves & vigorous upright shoots with pithy centres. Small white daisies with a purple tinted yellow eye. Introduced by us from a form growing on the south coast of Tasmania. 1.75m
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Shrub   2L  -  £7.50
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Olearia solandri
(Asteraceae) Compact small-leaved shrub with greenish-yellow shoots, white star-like flowers in autumn. Gives off a lovely atmosphere of marzipan scent when in flower & on cold winter days. From exposed coastal scrub in New Zealand. 2m
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Shrub   2L  -  £7.50
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Olearia traversiorum'Tweedledum'
(Asteraceae) A variegated form of one of the most wind tolerant trees or large shrubs on the planet. Rounded shiny green opposite leaves with a gold splash in the centre & silver-white underneath, which flutter aspen-like in the breeze. 4m
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Shrub   2L  -  £7.50
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Olearia x capillaris
'(O. arborescens x O. quinquevulnera)' (Asteraceae) Small rounded leaves, white starry flowers in early-mid summer on older plants. Has a distinctive tight divaricating (like a roll of squashed chicken wire) habit which makes it great for a naturally thick small hedge. Most attractive in moderate exposure. 1.5m
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Shrub   2L  -  £7.50
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Olearia x matthewsii
Syn. O. x mollis hort. (O. illicifolia x O. moschata) (Asteraceae) Wavy edged leaden-white leaves & white flowers, a splendid hybrid one of the toughest & best of all grey-leafed shrubs. True O. x mollis is a hybrid of O. ilicifolia & O. lacunosa, seen in the UK as O. x m. 'Zennorensis'. 1.2m
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Shrub   2L  -  £8.00
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Olearia x mollis 'Zennorensis'
'(O. lacunosa x O. illicifolia)' (Asteraceae) One of the best large evergreen foliage plants, stiff long narrow leaves (from O. lacunosa) grey-green above, buff below with small blunt toothing (from O. illicifolia). Zennor was the garden of W. Arnold-Forster near Lands End. 2m
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Shrub   2L  -  £8.00
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Omphalodes cappadocica 'Starry Eyes'
(Boraginaceae) Compact slowly spreading perennial forget-me-not relative with many small blue flowers with white margins, like hundreds of little blue stars in late spring & early summer. 20cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Perennial   1L  -  £4.50
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Ophiopogon 'Hosoba Kokuryu'
(Asparagaceae) New and slightly more vigorous form of Ophiopogon, what makes this form stand out is the taller and more erect habit from the narrower and stiffer black leaves. Small pink flowers in mid summer. Slow spreading evergreen dwarf perennial. 20cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Alpine   9cm
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Ophiopogon chingii
(Asparagaceae) Lovely VERY slow growing little plant. Forms an evergreen tufty clump of short narrow grassy curly stiff emerald green leaves speckled above by small white flowers flushed with pink for most of the summer. 12cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Alpine   1L  -  £5.00
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Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Black Beard' *
(Asparagaceae) New much quicker growing form of a familiar slow growing purple-black, grass-like leaved evergreen groundcover with small pink flowers on short spikes in mid summer. 12cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Alpine   1L
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Origanum majorana
'Sweet marjoram' (Lamiaceae) Eastern Mediterranean herb with slightly sweet and spicy flavour. Use as a garnish, in sauces and soups. 20cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Herb   1L
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Origanum vulgare
'Oregano' (Lamiaceae) Small perennial herb with lilac flowers in summer. A decorative plant whose leaves are used to flavour many Mediterranean dishes. 20cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Herb   9cm  -  £2.00
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Origanum vulgare
'Oregano' (Lamiaceae) Small perennial herb with lilac flowers in summer. A decorative plant whose leaves are used to flavour many Mediterranean dishes. 20cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Herb   9cm  -  £2.00
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Origanum vulgare 'Compactum'
'Compact Oregano' (Lamiaceae) Neat compact plant topped by many clusters of small lilac flowers in summer. Grown as a herb but certainly ornamental enough to grow even if it wasn't useful in the kitchen. 15cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Herb   9cm  -  £2.00
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Origanum vulgare ssp. hirtum Hot and Spicy
'Greek oregano' (Lamiaceae) Well named oregano with distinctively peppery punch. 25cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Herb   8cm  -  £2.00
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Origanum vulgare ssp. hirtum Hot and Spicy
'Greek oregano' (Lamiaceae) Well named oregano with distinctively peppery punch. 25cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Herb   1L
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Origanum vulgare ssp. hirtum Hot and Spicy
'Greek oregano' (Lamiaceae) Well named oregano with distinctively peppery punch. 25cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Herb   1L
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Osmunda regalis 'Purpurascens'
'Royal Fern' (Osmundaceae) Large deciduous fern with elegant pale green matt fronds. Has brown 'flower' spikes, yellow & brown autumn tints. Perfect for by the pond, one of the most attractive of all native plants, not just among ferns. 'Purpurascens' has a lovely purple red flush to the rachis (stem) and young leaf tips. 1.2m
Cultural preferences: HZ (2)
Fern   2L
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Osteospermum 'Lady Leitrim'
(Asteraceae) Perhaps the hardiest Osteo, makes excellent groundcover in a dry sunny spot. Produces many large lilac daisies fading to near white with a dark eye from late spring through to the first heavy frosts. 30cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Perennial   2L
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Osteospermum 'Snow Pixie'
'Cape daisy' (Asteraceae) Hardy Osteo with yellow eyed white diasy flowers all summer. Excellent groundcover in a dry sunny spot. 15cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Perennial   1.5L
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Osteospermum Akila Sunset Shades
(Asteraceae) Large daisies in warm yellow, orange and terracotta shades on bushy frost-tender plants all summer. Great for the middle of summer planters or for brightening borders. 30cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Bedding   1L  -  £3.50
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Osteospermum Akila Sunset Shades
(Asteraceae) Large daisies in warm yellow, orange and terracotta shades on bushy frost-tender plants all summer. Great for the middle of summer planters or for brightening borders. 30cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Bedding   6CP  -  £7.00
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Osteospermum jucundum 'Blackthorn Seedling'
(Asteraceae) Low creeping perennial with deep rosy purple daises produced all summer long. More ground-hugging & less vigorous than the other hardy forms with paler flowers. 20cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Perennial   1L
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Osteospermum jucundum var. compactum
(Asteraceae) Creeping moderately frost hardy South African perennial with magenta-purple daises produced all summer long. 25cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Perennial   2L
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Osteospermum Serenity Blushing Beauty
(Asteraceae) Beautiful bushy bedding plant. Daisies in bright yellow blushing pink from the centre all summer. 40cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Bedding   1L  -  £3.50
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Oxalis 'Burgundy Bliss'
(Oxalidaceae) Brilliant frost tender perennial, great for baskets with the fleshy red trailing stems, dark leaves & yellow flowers all summer. Easily raised from cuttings to give small plants for overwintering. 15cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (10)
Bedding   10cm  -  £1.85
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Oxalis 'Burgundy Bliss'
(Oxalidaceae) Brilliant frost tender perennial, great for baskets with the fleshy red trailing stems, dark leaves & yellow flowers all summer. Easily raised from cuttings to give small plants for overwintering. 15cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (10)
Bedding   Hanging Basket 2.5L
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Oxalis 'Ione Hecker'
'Scurvy grass' (Oxalidaceae) Large magenta flowers with deep purple veining & a yellow centre in late spring & early summer. Similar to O. enneaphylla; grey-green deeply cut leaves growing form a Walnut Whip like corm. 10cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Alpine   8cm  -  £2.75
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Oxalis enneaphylla
(Oxalidaceae) Large lilac-pink flowers which twist open & shut with the sun. Greyish leaves are deeply cut corrugated umbrellas arising from an unusual central cone. Tough rockery plant from Tierra del Fuego & the Falklands. 10cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Alpine   8cm  -  £2.75
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Oxalis enneaphylla 'Alba'
'Scurvy grass' (Oxalidaceae) Neat grey-green cut leaves & white flowers with darker veins in summer. Slow growing but not especially difficult. 7cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Alpine   8cm  -  £2.75
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Oxalis oregana
'Redwood sorrel' (Oxalidaceae) Compact groundcovering perennial. Large leaves & big rich magenta-pink flowers, a real beauty & hardy too. From the floors of conifer forests of the Pacific States. 10cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Alpine   1L  -  £4.50
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Oxalis tetraphylla 'Iron Cross'
(Oxalidaceae) An apt name, with the brown-purple botch at the base of each large shamrock leaf, deep rose coloured flowers in summer. 20cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Alpine   1L  -  £3.75
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Oxalis triangularis 'Cupido' *
(Oxalidaceae) Fine easy houseplant. Pretty soft pink flowers above purple foliage. Water hardly at all when it dies down in winter, water regularly from spring onwards. Appreciates a sunny spot. Folds itself up at night. 15cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
House   10.5cm  -  £3.00
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Ozothamnus ledifolius
'Kerosene bush' (Asteraceae) Dense yellowish shoots & glossy dark green aromatic leaves, shoots topped out by a mass of tight white flowers form red buds. Abundant on top of Mt Wellington (1270m) by Hobart. Best grown in harsh exposed locales. 1.2m
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Shrub   2L  -  £8.00
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thamnus leptophyllus Woolcombe Form
'Silver Cottonwood' (Asteraceae) Evergreen shrub from drier scrubland in New Zealand. Tiny silver-grey leaves and white everlasing type tufty flowers in mid summer. This form has finer, greyer foliage than normal and came from Elizabeth Woolcombe near Golspie, Sutherland. 1m
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Shrub   2L  -  £7.50
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Paeonia lactiflora 'Bowls of Beauty'
(Paeoniaceae) Flowers are a ring girly pink rounded petals in a bowl and the centre is stuffed with white frills. Clump-forming herbaceous perennial 75cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Perennial   4L Deep  -  £11.50
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Paeonia lactiflora 'Sarah Bernhardt'
(Paeoniaceae) Beautiful very frilly double, pale pink flowers, probably the most popular herbaceous Paeony of all. 75cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Perennial   11cm
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Paeonia lactiflora 'Shirley Temple'
'Peony' (Paeoniaceae) Herbaceous perennial peony with massive frilly palest pink flowers in early-mid summer. 60cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Perennial   3L  -  £10.50
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Pallenis maritima Aurelia Sun Improved *
Syn. Asteriscus maritimus 'Beach daisy' (Asteraceae) Bushy Mediterranean coastal perennial. Compact mounding growth of rich green foliage and golden yellow daisies all summer. Bred for summer bedding, but should survive the winter in a West Coast rockery with good drainage. 30cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Bedding   1L  -  £3.50
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Pansy Matrix Lemon
(Violaceae) Lovely light lemon yellow flowers all summer. 20cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Bedding   D6  -  £3.25
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Pansy Matrix Mixed
(Violaceae) Mixture of bright jolly coloured flowers many with pretty 'faces'. 20cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Bedding   D6  -  £3.25
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Pansy Matrix White Blotch
(Violaceae) White blooms with a broad maroon blotch in the middle. 15cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Bedding   D6  -  £3.25
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Pansy Matrix Yellow Blotch
(Violaceae) Bright yellow blooms with a broad maroon blotch in the middle all summer. 15cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Bedding   D6  -  £3.25
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Papaver commutatum 'Ladybird'
'Ladybird Poppy' (Papaveraceae) Popular old-fashioned hardy annual with deep red flowers with characteristic large black ladybird spot near the base of each petal. 45cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (6)
Bedding   1L  -  £3.50
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Papaver nudicaule 'Pacino' *
'Icelandic poppy' (Papaveraceae) Compact form with lovely basal rosette of pea green bristly leaves with delightful soft yellow flowers on short stem in early to mid summer. 20cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (2)
Alpine   1L  -  £3.75
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Papaver nudicaule 'Spring Fever Rose'
'Icelandic poppy' (Papaveraceae) Small perennial poppy with pastel reddish-pink crepe paper blooms in late spring and early summer. 20cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (2)
Alpine   1L
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Papaver nudicaule Gartenzwerg Series
Syn. P. 'Garden Gnome'. 'Iceland Poppy' (Papaveraceae) Showy 'Iceland Poppies' for the rock garden, big saucer-sized blooms variously orange-red, cream, pink or yellow in early summer. 35cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (2)
Alpine   1L  -  £3.50
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Papaver orientale 'Brilliant'
'Oriental poppy' (Papaveraceae) Classic big deep red blooms with black thumb prints at the base of the petals in early-mid summer. Clump forming perennial. 50cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Perennial   2L
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Papaver orientale 'Prinzessin Victoria Louise'
'[Princess Victoria Louise] 'Oriental poppy'' (Papaveraceae) Clump forming herbaceous perennial. Large semi-double candy-salmon pink blooms with a maroon blotches in early summer. 50cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Perennial   2L  -  £5.75
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Papaver rupifragum
'Spanish Poppy' (Papaveraceae) Small perennial poppy with crepe-paper like matt orange flowers over a long period in summer. 30cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Alpine   1.5L  -  £4.50
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Parochetus communis
'Blue shamrock pea' (Fabaceae) A gorgeous vigorous creeping plant with leaves resembling a clover but with sky-blue pea flowers from late spring to mid summer. 10cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Alpine   1L  -  £4.00
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Passiflora 'Damsel's Delight'
Syn. P. Silly Cow' 'Passion flower' (Passifloraceae) Very large intricate and beautiful white petaled flowers in summer. Hardy tendril climber, best grown in the Highlands on a sheltered warm wall or in a conservatory. 3m
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
House   1L  -  £10.00
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Pea Oregon Sugar Pod
'Pisum sativum 'Oregon Sugar Pod'' (Fabaceae) Tender pods at a young stage for mange-tout picking. 1.2m
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Fruit&Veg   10.5cm  -  £1.25
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Pelargonium 'Frank Headly'
(Geraniaceae) Variegated bushy zonal pot Geranium. Rosy salmon pink flowers and ivory and pale green foliage. 45cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Bedding   10cm  -  £1.85
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Pelargonium 'Vancouver Centennial'
(Geraniaceae) Bushy Canadian-inspired Stellar type pot Geranium. Rosy orange flowers. Maple-like scarlet leaves with a narrow gold margin. 40cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Bedding   10cm  -  £1.85
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Pelargonium Angel Mixed *
(Geraniaceae) Compact and bushy angel type pot Geraniums with masses of small flowers all summer with bi-coloured pink and white flowers. 30cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
House   1.5L
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Pelargonium graveolens *
(Geraniaceae) Tough scented pot geranium. Rich spicy citrus scented rough, tough foliage and small pale blueish-pink flowers all summer. 60cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
House   2L
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Pelargonium Ivy-Leaved Josina
(Geraniaceae) Trailing basket pot Geranium. Deep rosy-lilac pink semi-double flowers. 20cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Bedding   10cm  -  £1.85
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Pelargonium Ivy-Leaved Lavender Splash
(Geraniaceae) Trailing basket pot Geranium. Lavender-lilac pink single flowers with a red splash at the base of each petal. 15cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Bedding   10cm  -  £1.85
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Pelargonium Ivy-Leaved Mini Balkon Red
(Geraniaceae) Compact trailing basket pot Geranium. Deep red single flowers. 15cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Bedding   10cm  -  £1.85
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Pelargonium Ivy-Leaved Rouletta
(Geraniaceae) Trailing pot Geranium great for hanging baskets. semi-double cherry red flowers flamed prominently with white. 15cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Bedding   10cm  -  £1.85
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Pelargonium Multibloom Bulls Eye Mixed
(Geraniaceae) Bedding zonal pot Geranium with red, orange, violet, pink or white flowers in globular heads above rounded cherry-red leaves with green scalloped edges. 35cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (10)
Bedding   6CP
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Pelargonium Multibloom Bulls Eye Mixed
(Geraniaceae) Bedding zonal pot Geranium with red, orange, violet, pink or white flowers in globular heads above rounded cherry-red leaves with green scalloped edges. 35cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (10)
Bedding   6CP  -  £7.00
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Pelargonium Multibloom Horizon Mixed *
(Geraniaceae) Sturdy, compact bedding zonal pot Geranium with red, orange, violet, pink or white flowers in globular heads. 35cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Bedding   1L  -  £3.50
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Pelargonium Multibloom Horizon Mixed
(Geraniaceae) Sturdy bedding zonal pot Geranium with red, orange, violet, pink or white flowers in globular heads. 40cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Bedding   6CP  -  £7.00
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Pelargonium Multibloom Horizon Pink *
(Geraniaceae) Sturdy bedding zonal pot Geranium with mid pink flowers in globular heads. 40cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Bedding   1L  -  £3.50
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Pelargonium Multibloom Horizon Scarlet
(Geraniaceae) Sturdy bedding zonal pot Geranium with red flowers in globular heads. 40cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Bedding   10.5cm  -  £1.85
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Pelargonium Multibloom Horizon Scarlet
(Geraniaceae) Sturdy bedding zonal pot Geranium with red flowers in globular heads. 40cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Bedding   6CP  -  £7.00
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Pelargonium Multibloom Horizon Violet
(Geraniaceae) Sturdy bedding 'Pot Geranium' with pale violet flowers in globular heads. 40cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Bedding   6CP  -  £7.00
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Pelargonium Orange Fizz
(Geraniaceae) A scented type pot geranium making a compact bushy plant with spicy orange scented foliage (just like Orange Creamola Foam) and pale pink and rosy purple flowers all summer. 30cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Bedding   2L  -  £5.75
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Pelargonium Zonal White Splash
(Geraniaceae) Striking new pot geranium with tight ball heads of single bicoloured white and cherry red flowers all summer. Great for tubs, troughs and baskets. 30cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Bedding   10cm  -  £2.00
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Penstemon 'Pensham Tayberry Ice'
(Plantaginaceae) Upright bushy late flowering perennial with large tubular rosy pink flowers with a broad white ring in the throat. 60cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Perennial   9cm
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Penstemon 'Raven'
(Plantaginaceae) A fine perennial with dusky purple flowers with a red-purple ring to the white & purple streaked throat in late summer. 50cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Perennial   3L
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Penstemon 'Sour Grapes'
(Plantaginaceae) Large broad tubular bright reddish-violet ageing mauve flowers white in the throat with maroon veining in late summer. Has a spreading not sprawling habit. 80cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (8)
Perennial   3L  -  £6.50
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Penstemon barbatus Pinnacolada Rosy Red Shades
(Plantaginaceae) Short summer flowering perennials with a tigh cone-shaped spike of rosy-red tubular flowers in early-mid summer 30cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (7)
Perennial   1L  -  £3.75
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Pericallis 'Senetii Magenta Bicolour'
'Senetii Magenta Bicolour' (Asteraceae) Half hardy bushy perennial from the Canary Islands. Spectacular rich blueish-magenta and white bicolour starry daisies all summer. Great as a centrepiece of a seasonal patio container. 50cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (9)
Bedding   2L
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Persicaria affinis 'Superba' *
(Polygonaceae) Short spikes of flowers, pale pink when open fading to deep carmine-red in late summer. It looks like two different flower colours on the same plant. Popular easy low groundcover, also has good red autumn colour. 20cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (3)
Alpine   1.5L  -  £4.75
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Persicaria affinis 'Superba'
(Polygonaceae) Short spikes of flowers, pale pink when open fading to deep carmine-red in late summer. It looks like two different flower colours on the same plant. Popular easy low groundcover, also has good red autumn colour. 20cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (3)
Alpine   2L  -  £6.00
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Persicaria amplexicaulis 'Inverleith'
(Polygonaceae) Quite distinct from the upright growing forms of the species, this form has a lower mounding knotty habit. In mid-late summer it is sprinkled with short carmine-red flower spikes. Inverleith is the location of the Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh. 50cm
Cultural preferences: HZ (5)
Perennial   2L  -  £5.75
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Persicaria bistorta '