Perennials 2012 Print
New stock marked in bold

AGM - The Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit 

(B) Indicates a plant grown from bulbs

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Acanthus spinosus Mauve and white flower spikes to 120cm AGM
Acanthus mollis Large glossy leaves, purple flower spikes to 1 metre. Good in shade.  
Achillea 'Moonshine' Grey foliage, pale yellow flowers. Ht 60cm AGM
Achillea ptarmica 'The Pearl' 60cm stems with small white double flowers  
Agapanthus - Blue A clump-forming perennial with strap-shaped green leaves. Rounded clusters of bell-shaped, blue flowers. Ht 70cm  
Agapanthus - White A clump-forming perennial with strap-shaped green leaves. Rounded clusters of bell-shaped, white flowers. Ht 70cm  
Agapanthus 'Lilliput' (B) Shorter growing plant to 40cm  
Agapanthus inapertus Clump forming with blue flowers. Ht 90-150cm  
Alchemilla conjuncta Silver edged small leaves, clump forming. Ht 15cm  
Alchemilla - Dwarf Form Lower growing than mollis and not so spreading, good in light shade  
Alchemilla mollis Lime-green flowers. Ht 30cm AGM
Allium cernuum (B) Nodding heads of deep pink bells AGM
Allium karataviense (B) Broad, ribbed leaves, pale pink flowers. Ht 30cm  
Anemone 'Prinz Heinrich' Deep pink fowers. Ht 1m  
Anemone hupe. 'Hadspen Abundance' Pink flowered anemone. Ht 1m AGM
Anemone 'Honorine Jobert' White flowered Japanese anemone AGM
Anthemis cupaniana Grey leaves, white daisies, Ht 20cm AGM
Anthemis tinctoria 'E.C.Buxton' Pale yellow daisies. Ht 30cm  
Anthericum ramosum Grasslike leaves, slender stems, white flowers. Ht 60cm  
Armeria maritima 'Alba' White flowered Thrift . Ht 30cm  
Armeria maritima 'Splendens' Deep pink flowerheads. Ht 30cm  
Artemisia l. 'Valerie Finnis' Larger leaves than the species AGM
Arum italicum 'Pictum' Marbled leaves for winter, orange berries in summer AGM
Aster amellus 'Louise' A RARE PLANT. Pink flowers. Ht 60cm  
Aster horizontalis Branching, bushy, dark leaves and small pale pink flowers. Ht 60cm  
Aster laterifolius 'Prince' Purple foliage, tiny pink flowers. Ht 70cm  
Aster novae-angliae 'Helen Picton' RARE . Deep, rich purple flowers. Ht 1m  
Aster novae-angliae 'Purple Dome' Rich purple flowers on 60cm stems  
Aster novae-angliae 'Mrs S T Wright' Violet/pink flowers. Ht 120cm  
Aster n-b 'Jenny' Rich prurple-red flowers July-September. Ht 30cm  
Aster pringlei 'Monte Cassino' Sprays of white flowers in Sept-Nov. Ht 90cm AGM
Aster - Dwarf White Ht 40cm  
Aster - Tall Pink Ht 1.2 to 1.5m  
Astilbe 'Fanal' Dark red flowers; for moist soil. Ht 45cm AGM
Astilbe 'Sprite' Finely divided foliage, pink flowers. Ht 15cm  
Astrantia major Green-white-pink flowers. Ht 60cm  
Bergenia 'Baby Doll' Compact habit, shell pink flowers in late winter. FOR SHADE . Ht 30cm  
Bergenia purpurescens Good winter leaf colour - dark pink flowers. Ht 45cm


Bergenia 'Tubby Andrews' Gold-splashed leaves when grown in shade with pink flowers.  
Bergenia 'Silberlicht' White flowered Bergenia. Good in shade


Coreopsis 'Moonbeam' The pretty lemon yellow flowers contrast well with dark green feathery leaves. Flowers June-Ocyober. Ht 30 cm AGM
Coreopsis grandiflora Yellow flowers all summer. Ht 45 cm  
Coreopsis verticillata Feathery foliage, yellow flowers. Ht 45cm  
Cotula hispida Soft silver foliage, yellow flowers, low growing.  
Crambe cordifolia Masses of small white flowers but very large leaves. A great plant! Ht 2m AGM
Crocosmia 'Carmin Brilliant' (B) Will increase over the years. Smallish carmine red flowers. Ht 50-75cm.  AGM
Crocosmia 'Lucifer' (B) Larger flame-red flowered Ht 75-100cm AGM
Dianthus 'Doris' Salmon-pink, highly scented. Ht 30cm AGM
Dianthus 'Mrs Sinkins' An old favorite but well worth having! A white flowered, scented pink  
Dianthus superba 'Crimsoniana' Small rich red scented flowers from June - October  
Dicentra spectabilis 'Alba' "Bleeding Heart" . Arching stems of white heart shaped flowers  
Dicentra spectabilis "Bleeding Heart" . Arching stems of pink heart shaped flowers AGM
Dierama pulcherrimum "Angel's fishing rod". Pendant spikes of pink flowers. Ht 1.2m  
Digitalis lutea Small pale yellow flowers. Ht 60cm  
Doronicum Bright yellow daisies in spring, Ht 60cm  
Echinacea purpurea Rich purple " Coneflower" . Ht 90cm  
Echinops ritro 'Veitch's Blue' "Globe thistle". Clump forming. Ht 1m  
Epimedium versicolor 'Sulphureum' Good ground cover plant for semi-shade AGM
Epimedium pinnatum ssp. colchicum "Bishops' Mitre". Charming bright yellow flowers with short brown or yellow spurs. Good ground cover for semi-shade. Ht 35cm  
Erigeron profusion (karvinskiansis) Low growing, masses of white and pink daisies AGM
Erigeron 'Quakeress' Pale lilac daisy type flowers, dark clump forming leaves. Ht 60cm  
Erodium chrysanthum Silver-grey leaves, cream flowers. Ht 15cm  
Erodium manescaui Magenta pink flowers. Ht 30cm  
Erodium pelargoniiflorum Pale pink flowers all through summer. Ht 10cm  
Erodium trifolium Soft leaves, pale pink flowers all summer. Ht 15cm  
Eryngium agavifolium Spikey leaves, pale green seed heads to 1.2m. For a sunny site  
Eryngium alpinum Small blue flowered " Sea Holly" . AGM
Euphorbia amygdaloides robbiae Spreading evergreen; excellent for dry shade. Ht 60cm AGM
Fritillaria meleagris (B) "Snakes Head Fritillary" - all gardens should have these bulbs!  
Galega officinalis Blue flowers June-Sept. Ht 120cm  
Galega officinalis 'Alba' White flowers June-Sept. Ht 120cm  
Galium oderatum "Sweet Woodruff" , white flowers, tolerates shade. Ht 20cm  
Gaillardia 'Kobold' Orangey-yellow petals, bronze centre  
Galtonia candicans (B) Hyacinth-like white bells on 1m high stems. Prefers well-drained soil and sun.  
Gaura lindheimeri White flowers flushed with pink. Ht 1m AGM
Gaura lindheimeri 'Variegata' As above but with cream / green variegated leaves  
Geranium 'Ann Folkard' Rather sprawling with pale leaves, magenta flowers July-Oct. Ht 60cm AGM
Geraniium 'Roxanne' Long flowering with rich blue flowers with white centres. Ht 40cm  
Geranium cinereum 'Ballerina' Small, low growing Geranium with pink flowers. Ht 10cm AGM
Geranium donianum 'Dusky Crug' Dark leaves, shell-pink flowers. Ht 15cm  
Geranium himalayense 'Plenum' Double pinky / purple flowers. Ht 30cm  
Geranium m. 'Bevan's Variety' **Dark pink flowers. Ht 20cm**  
Geranium m. 'Ingwersen's Variety' **Pale pink flowers. Ht 20cm** AGM
Geranium macrorrhizum 'Album' **White flowers, good autumn colour. Ht 20cm** AGM
*Note*:**All Geranium macrorrhizum varieties are good in dry, shady places**    
Geranium nodosum Good in semi-shade; small lilac flowers. Ht 20cm  
Geranium pyrenaicum 'Bill Wallis' Masses of tiny purple flowers. Ht 30cm  
Geranium renardii Grey leaves, pink veined flowers. Ht 30cm AGM
Geranium sanguinium "Bloody cranesbill" . Magenta flowers all summer. Ht 20cm  
Geranium sanguinium 'Album' Pure white flowers (as above). AGM
Geranium sessiliflorum 'Nigricans' Dark chocolate coloured leaves tiny white flowers. Ht 7cm  
Geranium sylvaticum 'Album' White veined flowers. Ht 60cm  
Geranium xc. 'Biokovo' Good ground cover, pink buds, white flowers, red leaves autumn, 10cm  
Geranium x riversle. 'Mavis Simpson' Silver-pink flowers, June-October. Ht 20cm  
Geranium x r. 'Russell Prichard' Magenta flowers, June-October. Ht 20cm AGM
Geum 'Georgenburg' Orange-yellow flowers. Ht 30cm  
Geum 'Mrs Bradshaw' Double red flowers June-October. Ht 60cm AGM
Helenium Mixed seedlings; yellow, bronze, burnt orange  
Helianthemum 'Bunbury' Rock rose with cerise coloured flowers. Ht 45cm  
Helianthemum 'Henfield Brilliant' Burnt orange flowers. AGM
Helianthemum 'Rhodanthe Carneum' A rock rose with pale pink flowers. Ht 30cm AGM
Helianthemum 'Wisley Primrose' Another rock rose , this one with pale primrose yellow flowers. Ht 30cm AGM
Helianthus 'Lemon Queen' Pale yellow daisy. Ht 140cm AGM
Helleborus orientalis "Lenten Rose". Seedlings; mixed colours  
Helleborus niger "Christmas Rose" . White flowers fading to pink Jan - April Ht 25cm AGM
Hemerocallis 'Night Beacon' "Day Lilly". Invaluable for the summer garden, these last for years undisturbed. This one has purple flowers with dark purple eyezone and a green throat. Ht 65cm  
Heuchera 'Silver Shadow' Dusky pink marbled leaves  
Hosta 'Francee' White variegated leaves AGM
Hosta 'Frances Williams' Variegated leaves and white flowers  
Hosta 'Hadspen Blue' Small blue leaves, pinky white flowers  
Hosta 'Wide Brim' Large green leaves with a creamy yellow margin. Ht 45cm  
Hosta fortunei aureomarginata Creamy variegated leaves AGM
Ipheion uniflorum (B) Pale blue flowers in spring. Ht 15cm  
Iphieon 'Rolf Fiedler' (B) Pretty, scented, star shaped vivid blue flowers in spring. Ht 10-15cm AGM
Iris 'Broadleigh Rose' A Pacific Iris with evergreen leaves & dusky pink flowers  
Iris 'Gingerbread Man' A dwarf Iris with curious green/gingery flowers  
Iris f. 'Variegata' Variegated evergreen, clump-forming Iris AGM
Iris pallida 'Argentea Variegata' Grey-white leaves; purple flowers  
Iris sibirica 'Butter and Sugar' A good garden plant producing a good clump, most conditions. White with yellow flowers. Ht 60-90cm  
Iris sibirica 'Shaker's Prayer' Purple veining over cream flowers. Ht 70cm  AGM
Iris unguicularis Evergreen winter flowering Iris with lilac flowers. Ht 30cm AGM
Iris - White Flowered A white flowered Pacific Iris  
Knautia 'Pastel Shades' Mid pink flowers. Ht 60cm  
Kniphofia 'Percy's Pride' "Red Hot Poker" but with greenish yellow "pokers". Ht 100 cm  
Kniphofia citrina A " Red Hot Poker" with ivory to yellow-green flowers Aug-Sept.Ht 60cm  
Kniphofia 'Drummore Apricot' Large apricot coloured flower spikes. Ht 1m  
Kniphofia 'Little Maid' Pale yellow flowers, fading to white. Ht 60cm AGM
Libertia grandiflora Evergreen clumps with white flower spikes. Ht 60cm  
Liripoe muscari Late flowering, purple spikes. Ht 20cm AGM
Lychnis chalcedonica Pillar box red flowers. Ht 45cm  
Lysimachia ephemerum Grey leaves, white flowers. Ht 90cm  
Monarda 'Squaw' Red flowers, good scent and mildew resistant. Wonderful plant for most gardens. Ht 100 cm  AGM
Oenothera 'Longest Day' Bronzy green leaves,bright yellow flowers, Ht 60cm  
Ophiopogon 'Nigrescens' Black grasslike leaves, purple flower spikes. Ht 10cm  
Origanum aureum Yellow leaved Oregano  
Pachysandra terminalis 'Variegata' Evergreen variegated leaves, good in shade. Ht 20cm  
Penstemon 'Garnet' Pinky red flowers; hardy. Ht 1m AGM
Penstemon 'Purple Bedder' Excellent flower power from June - October. Ht 60cm AGM
Penstemon 'Raven' Dark crimson flowers. Ht 60cm AGM
Persicaria 'Red Dragon' Burgundy marbled leaves. Ht 60cm  
Phlox paniculata 'Flamingo' Pink flowers. Ht 60-90cm  
Phlox paniculata 'Starfire' Deep crimson flowers. Ht 90cm AGM
Physostegia v. 'Variegata' Variegated leaves, pink flowers. Ht 75cm  
Physostegia virginiana "Obedient Plant" : spikes of pink flowers. Ht 120cm AGM
Polemonium 'Hannah Bilcliffe' "Jacob's Ladder" Pretty pale lilac flowers. Ht 60cm  
Polemonium 'Lambrook Mauve' Lilac flowers. Ht 20cm  
Polygonatum multiflorum "Soloman's Seal" . Ht to 90cm  
Potentilla alba White flowers, attractive blue/grey leaves. Ht 15cm  
Potentilla atrosanguinea Soft silver leaves and dark red flowers. Ht 30cm  
Primula bulleyana "Candelabra Primula" with orange flowers. Likes it damp! Ht60cm AGM
Primula denticulata 'Ruby' "Drumstick Primula" with bright cerise flowers  
Pulmonaria 'Blue Ensign' Dark green leaves, blue flowers. For shady site. Ht 30cm AGM
Pulmonaria longifolia 'Ankum' Narrow spotted leaves and blue flowers. Low growing.  
Pulmonaria officinalis Pink and blue flowers, white spotted leaves, for shade.  
Rhodiola rosea Fleshy green/grey leaves with yellow flowers up to 30cm  
Rodgersia 'Die Stolze' Large green leaves and pinky white flowers in mid summer. Ht 70 cm  
Rudbeckia 'Goldsturm' Yellow flowers from July to November. Ht 45cm  
Rudbeckia lacinata 'Goldquelle' Double yellow flowers. Ht 90cm AGM
Rudbeckia lac. 'Herbstonne' Good back-of-border plant for late summer. Ht 2m AGM
Salvia microphylla var. microphylla Shrubby with cerise pink flowers mid to late summer Ht 1m  
Salvia uliginosa Sky blue flowers on slender 120cm stems til November AGM
Sanguisorbia Tanna
Ruby coloured flower heads on 30 cm stems. Flowers June - Sept.  
Schizostylis coccinea Red flowers in late autumn. Ht 45cm  
Sedum 'Stewed Rhubarb Mountain' Bronzey/purple leaves, cream & pink flowers. Ht 60-90cm  
Sedum 'Strawberries and Cream' Greeny/purple leaves, creamy pink flowers. Ht 60cm  
Sedum 'Matrona' Burgundy leaves, very large flower heads  
Sedum pulchellum 'Purple Emperor' Dark purple stems and leaves with dark pink flowers. Ht 30cm  
Sedum spectabile 'Stardust' A white flowered Sedum . Ht 60cm  
Silene uniflora Slow spreading, nodding white flowers with grey/green foliage  
Sisyrinchium 'Aunt May' Variegated leaves, creamy flowers. Ht 30cm  
Sisyrinchium 'Quaint and Queer' Evergreen leaves, dusky pink flowers. Ht 30 cm  
Stachys byzantina Ground cover plant with large felty grey leaves  
Stachys macrantha Pinky, purple hooded flowers on 60cm stems  
Stachys macrantha 'Violacea' Larger leaves, violet flowers. Ht 60cm  
Stachys thunbergii Deep pink flowers from July to October. Ht 30cm Good ground cover  
Tanacetum harajanii Silver leaves, yellow flowers. Ht 20cm  
Thymus 'Silver Posie' White and grey variegated leaves. Ht 20cm  
Thymus x citriodorus Lemon scented Thyme. Ht 20 cm  
Tulipa tarda (B) Star shaped with white and yellow flowers AGM
Verbena bonariensis Elegant purple flowers on 1.5m stems. Very long flowering  
Verbena hastata alba Fabulous plant! Shorter than Verbena bonariensis and bushy. Ht 60-90cm  
Verbena hastata rosea Our most asked for plant! Long flowering, bushy, excellent.  
Verbena rigida Bushy, spreading plant with mauve flowers. Ht 30cm  
Veronica gentianoides 'Pallida' Spikes of blue flowers. Ht 60cm  
Veronica spicata 'Heidekind' Pink flower spikes 30 cm high AGM
Viola odorata 'Alba' White flowered violet  
Zantedeschia aethiopica "Arum Lilly" Pure white spathes rise above large glossy leaves. Ht 90 cm AGM
Zauschneria californica Californian Fuchsia .Orange/red tubular flowers late summer.Ht 30cm