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 £ 4.75 AGM
Acanthus mollis Large glossy leaves, purple flower spikes to 1 metre. Good in shade. £4.75   
Achillea 'Moonshine' Grey foliage, pale yellow flowers. Ht 60cm £ 3.00 AGM
Achillea ptarmica 'The Pearl' 60cm stems with small white double flowers £ 4.50  
Agapanthus - Blue A clump-forming perennial with strap-shaped green leaves. Rounded clusters of bell-shaped, blue flowers. Ht 70cm £4.75   
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 £ 6.75  
Agapanthus inapertus Clump forming with blue flowers. Ht 90-150cm £ 4.50  
Alchemilla conjuncta Silver edged small leaves, clump forming. Ht 15cm £ 3.00  
Alchemilla - Dwarf Form Lower growing than mollis and not so spreading, good in light shade £ 3.00  
Alchemilla mollis Lime-green flowers. Ht 30cm £ 3.00 AGM
Allium cernuum (B) Nodding heads of deep pink bells £ 3.00 AGM
Allium karataviense (B) Broad, ribbed leaves, pale pink flowers. Ht 30cm £ 4.50  
Anemone 'Prinz Heinrich' Deep pink fowers. Ht 1m £ 3.00  
Anemone hupe. 'Hadspen Abundance' Pink flowered anemone. Ht 1m £ 3.00 AGM
Anemone 'Honorine Jobert' White flowered Japanese anemone


Anthemis cupaniana Grey leaves, white daisies, Ht 20cm £ 4.50 AGM
Anthemis tinctoria 'E.C.Buxton' Pale yellow daisies. Ht 30cm £ 4.50  
Anthericum ramosum Grasslike leaves, slender stems, white flowers. Ht 60cm £ 4.50  
Armeria maritima 'Alba' White flowered Thrift . Ht 30cm £ 3.00  
Armeria maritima 'Splendens' Deep pink flowerheads. Ht 30cm £ 3.00  
Artemisia l. 'Valerie Finnis' Larger leaves than the species £ 4.50 AGM
Arum italicum 'Pictum' Marbled leaves for winter, orange berries in summer £ 3.00 AGM
Aster amellus 'Louise' A RARE PLANT. Pink flowers. Ht 60cm £ 3.50  
Aster horizontalis Branching, bushy, dark leaves and small pale pink flowers. Ht 60cm £ 4.50  
Aster laterifolius 'Prince' Purple foliage, tiny pink flowers. Ht 70cm £ 4.50  
Aster novae-angliae 'Helen Picton' RARE . Deep, rich purple flowers. Ht 1m £ 5.50  
Aster novae-angliae 'Purple Dome' Rich purple flowers on 60cm stems £ 4.75  
Aster novae-angliae 'Mrs S T Wright' Violet/pink flowers. Ht 120cm £ 4.75  
Aster n-b 'Jenny' Rich prurple-red flowers July-September. Ht 30cm £ 4.50  
Aster pringlei 'Monte Cassino' Sprays of white flowers in Sept-Nov. Ht 90cm £ 4.90 AGM
Aster - Dwarf White Ht 40cm £4.50   
Aster - Tall Pink Ht 1.2 to 1.5m £ 4.50  
Astilbe 'Fanal' Dark red flowers; for moist soil. Ht 45cm £ 3.00 AGM
Astilbe 'Sprite' Finely divided foliage, pink flowers. Ht 15cm £ 3.00  
Astrantia major Green-white-pink flowers. Ht 60cm £ 4.50  
Bergenia 'Baby Doll' Compact habit, shell pink flowers in late winter. FOR SHADE . Ht 30cm £ 4.50  
Bergenia purpurescens Good winter leaf colour - dark pink flowers. Ht 45cm £ 4.50


Bergenia 'Tubby Andrews' Gold-splashed leaves when grown in shade with pink flowers. £ 5.00  
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 £3.00  AGM
Coreopsis grandiflora Yellow flowers all summer. Ht 45 cm £ 3.00  
Coreopsis verticillata Feathery foliage, yellow flowers. Ht 45cm £ 3.00  
Cotula hispida Soft silver foliage, yellow flowers, low growing. £ 2.70  
Crambe cordifolia Masses of small white flowers but very large leaves. A great plant! Ht 2m £4.75 AGM
Crocosmia 'Carmin Brilliant' (B) Will increase over the years. Smallish carmine red flowers. Ht 50-75cm.      £3.00 AGM
Crocosmia 'Lucifer' (B) Larger flame-red flowered Ht 75-100cm     £4.74 AGM
Dianthus 'Doris' Salmon-pink, highly scented. Ht 30cm £ 3.50 AGM
Dianthus 'Mrs Sinkins' An old favorite but well worth having! A white flowered, scented pink £ 3.00  
Dianthus superba 'Crimsoniana' Small rich red scented flowers from June - October £ 3.00  
Dicentra spectabilis 'Alba' "Bleeding Heart" . Arching stems of white heart shaped flowers £4.75   
Dicentra spectabilis "Bleeding Heart" . Arching stems of pink heart shaped flowers £ 4.75 AGM
Dierama pulcherrimum "Angel's fishing rod". Pendant spikes of pink flowers. Ht 1.2m £ 4.90  
Digitalis lutea Small pale yellow flowers. Ht 60cm £ 3.00  
Doronicum Bright yellow daisies in spring, Ht 60cm £ 2.70  
Echinacea purpurea Rich purple " Coneflower" . Ht 90cm £ 3.00  
Echinops ritro 'Veitch's Blue' "Globe thistle". Clump forming. Ht 1m £ 5.00  
Epimedium versicolor 'Sulphureum' Good ground cover plant for semi-shade £ 3.00 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 £ 2.70 AGM
Erigeron 'Quakeress' Pale lilac daisy type flowers, dark clump forming leaves. Ht 60cm £ 3.00  
Erodium chrysanthum Silver-grey leaves, cream flowers. Ht 15cm £ 3.00  
Erodium manescaui Magenta pink flowers. Ht 30cm £ 3.00  
Erodium pelargoniiflorum Pale pink flowers all through summer. Ht 10cm £ 3.00  
Erodium trifolium Soft leaves, pale pink flowers all summer. Ht 15cm £ 3.00  
Eryngium agavifolium Spikey leaves, pale green seed heads to 1.2m. For a sunny site £ 4.50  
Eryngium alpinum Small blue flowered " Sea Holly" . £ 3.00 AGM
Euphorbia amygdaloides robbiae Spreading evergreen; excellent for dry shade. Ht 60cm £ 4.50 AGM
Fritillaria meleagris (B) "Snakes Head Fritillary" - all gardens should have these bulbs! £ 2.00  
Galega officinalis Blue flowers June-Sept. Ht 120cm £ 4.50  
Galega officinalis 'Alba' White flowers June-Sept. Ht 120cm £ 4.50  
Galium oderatum "Sweet Woodruff" , white flowers, tolerates shade. Ht 20cm £ 2.70  
Gaillardia 'Kobold' Orangey-yellow petals, bronze centre £ 2.70  
Galtonia candicans (B) Hyacinth-like white bells on 1m high stems. Prefers well-drained soil and sun. £ 4.00  
Gaura lindheimeri White flowers flushed with pink. Ht 1m £ 2.70 AGM
Gaura lindheimeri 'Variegata' As above but with cream / green variegated leaves £ 2.90  
Geranium 'Ann Folkard' Rather sprawling with pale leaves, magenta flowers July-Oct. Ht 60cm £ 4.50 AGM
Geraniium 'Roxanne' Long flowering with rich blue flowers with white centres. Ht 40cm £ 4.50  
Geranium cinereum 'Ballerina' Small, low growing Geranium with pink flowers. Ht 10cm £ 3.00 AGM
Geranium donianum 'Dusky Crug' Dark leaves, shell-pink flowers. Ht 15cm £ 3.00  
Geranium himalayense 'Plenum' Double pinky / purple flowers. Ht 30cm £ 3.00  
Geranium m. 'Bevan's Variety' **Dark pink flowers. Ht 20cm** £ 2.50  
Geranium m. 'Ingwersen's Variety' **Pale pink flowers. Ht 20cm** £ 2.50 AGM
Geranium macrorrhizum 'Album' **White flowers, good autumn colour. Ht 20cm** £ 2.50 AGM
*Note*:**All Geranium macrorrhizum varieties are good in dry, shady places**      
Geranium nodosum Good in semi-shade; small lilac flowers. Ht 20cm £ 2.70  
Geranium pyrenaicum 'Bill Wallis' Masses of tiny purple flowers. Ht 30cm £ 2.70  
Geranium renardii Grey leaves, pink veined flowers. Ht 30cm £ 3.00 AGM
Geranium sanguinium "Bloody cranesbill" . Magenta flowers all summer. Ht 20cm £ 3.00  
Geranium sanguinium 'Album' Pure white flowers (as above). £ 3.00 AGM
Geranium sessiliflorum 'Nigricans' Dark chocolate coloured leaves tiny white flowers. Ht 7cm £ 3.00  
Geranium sylvaticum 'Album' White veined flowers. Ht 60cm £ 2.70  
Geranium xc. 'Biokovo' Good ground cover, pink buds, white flowers, red leaves autumn, 10cm £ 2.70  
Geranium x riversle. 'Mavis Simpson' Silver-pink flowers, June-October. Ht 20cm £ 3.00  
Geranium x r. 'Russell Prichard' Magenta flowers, June-October. Ht 20cm £ 3.00 AGM
Geum 'Georgenburg' Orange-yellow flowers. Ht 30cm £ 2.70  
Geum 'Mrs Bradshaw' Double red flowers June-October. Ht 60cm £ 3.00 AGM
Helenium Mixed seedlings; yellow, bronze, burnt orange £ 4.50  
Helianthemum 'Bunbury' Rock rose with cerise coloured flowers. Ht 45cm £ 3.00  
Helianthemum 'Henfield Brilliant' Burnt orange flowers. £ 3.00 AGM
Helianthemum 'Rhodanthe Carneum' A rock rose with pale pink flowers. Ht 30cm £ 3.00 AGM
Helianthemum 'Wisley Primrose' Another rock rose , this one with pale primrose yellow flowers. Ht 30cm £ 3.00 AGM
Helianthus 'Lemon Queen' Pale yellow daisy. Ht 140cm £ 3.00 AGM
Helleborus orientalis "Lenten Rose". Seedlings; mixed colours £ 5.00  
Helleborus niger "Christmas Rose" . White flowers fading to pink Jan - April Ht 25cm £ 5.00 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      £5.00  
Heuchera 'Silver Shadow' Dusky pink marbled leaves £ 3.00  
Hosta 'Francee' White variegated leaves £ 4.50 AGM
Hosta 'Frances Williams' Variegated leaves and white flowers £ 4.50  
Hosta 'Hadspen Blue' Small blue leaves, pinky white flowers £ 3.00  
Hosta 'Wide Brim' Large green leaves with a creamy yellow margin. Ht 45cm £4.50   
Hosta fortunei aureomarginata Creamy variegated leaves £3.00 AGM
Ipheion uniflorum (B) Pale blue flowers in spring. Ht 15cm £ 2.50  
Iphieon 'Rolf Fiedler' (B) Pretty, scented, star shaped vivid blue flowers in spring. Ht 10-15cm £ 3.00 AGM
Iris 'Broadleigh Rose' A Pacific Iris with evergreen leaves & dusky pink flowers £ 4.50  
Iris 'Gingerbread Man' A dwarf Iris with curious green/gingery flowers £ 3.00  
Iris f. 'Variegata' Variegated evergreen, clump-forming Iris £ 4.75 AGM
Iris pallida 'Argentea Variegata' Grey-white leaves; purple flowers £ 4.50  
Iris sibirica 'Butter and Sugar' A good garden plant producing a good clump, most conditions. White with yellow flowers. Ht 60-90cm     £4.75  
Iris sibirica 'Shaker's Prayer' Purple veining over cream flowers. Ht 70cm £4.75   AGM
Iris unguicularis Evergreen winter flowering Iris with lilac flowers. Ht 30cm £ 4.50 AGM
Iris - White Flowered A white flowered Pacific Iris £ 4.00  
Knautia 'Pastel Shades' Mid pink flowers. Ht 60cm £ 2.70  
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 £ 4.50  
Kniphofia 'Drummore Apricot' Large apricot coloured flower spikes. Ht 1m £ 4.50  
Kniphofia 'Little Maid' Pale yellow flowers, fading to white. Ht 60cm £ 4.00 AGM
Libertia grandiflora Evergreen clumps with white flower spikes. Ht 60cm £ 4.50  
Liripoe muscari Late flowering, purple spikes. Ht 20cm £ 4.50 AGM
Lychnis chalcedonica Pillar box red flowers. Ht 45cm £ 3.00  
Lysimachia ephemerum Grey leaves, white flowers. Ht 90cm £ 3.00  
Monarda 'Squaw' Red flowers, good scent and mildew resistant. Wonderful plant for most gardens. Ht 100 cm £4.75   AGM
Oenothera 'Longest Day' Bronzy green leaves,bright yellow flowers, Ht 60cm £ 3.00  
Ophiopogon 'Nigrescens' Black grasslike leaves, purple flower spikes. Ht 10cm £ 3.20  
Origanum aureum Yellow leaved Oregano £ 1.50  
Pachysandra terminalis 'Variegata' Evergreen variegated leaves, good in shade. Ht 20cm £ 4.75  
Penstemon 'Garnet' Pinky red flowers; hardy. Ht 1m £ 4.50 AGM
Penstemon 'Purple Bedder' Excellent flower power from June - October. Ht 60cm £ 4.50 AGM
Penstemon 'Raven' Dark crimson flowers. Ht 60cm £ 4.50 AGM
Persicaria 'Red Dragon' Burgundy marbled leaves. Ht 60cm £ 4.50  
Phlox paniculata 'Flamingo' Pink flowers. Ht 60-90cm £ 3.00  
Phlox paniculata 'Starfire' Deep crimson flowers. Ht 90cm £ 3.00 AGM
Physostegia v. 'Variegata' Variegated leaves, pink flowers. Ht 75cm £ 3.00  
Physostegia virginiana "Obedient Plant" : spikes of pink flowers. Ht 120cm £ 2.70 AGM
Polemonium 'Hannah Bilcliffe' "Jacob's Ladder" Pretty pale lilac flowers. Ht 60cm £ 3.00  
Polemonium 'Lambrook Mauve' Lilac flowers. Ht 20cm £ 3.00  
Polygonatum multiflorum "Soloman's Seal" . Ht to 90cm £ 5.00  
Potentilla alba White flowers, attractive blue/grey leaves. Ht 15cm £ 2.70  
Potentilla atrosanguinea Soft silver leaves and dark red flowers. Ht 30cm £ 2.70  
Primula bulleyana "Candelabra Primula" with orange flowers. Likes it damp! Ht60cm £ 3.00 AGM
Primula denticulata 'Ruby' "Drumstick Primula" with bright cerise flowers £ 2.50  
Pulmonaria 'Blue Ensign' Dark green leaves, blue flowers. For shady site. Ht 30cm £ 3.00 AGM
Pulmonaria longifolia 'Ankum' Narrow spotted leaves and blue flowers. Low growing. £ 3.00  
Pulmonaria officinalis Pink and blue flowers, white spotted leaves, for shade. £ 2.50  
Rhodiola rosea Fleshy green/grey leaves with yellow flowers up to 30cm £ 3.00  
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 £ 3.00  
Rudbeckia lacinata 'Goldquelle' Double yellow flowers. Ht 90cm £ 4.50 AGM
Rudbeckia lac. 'Herbstonne' Good back-of-border plant for late summer. Ht 2m £ 4.50 AGM
Salvia microphylla var. microphylla Shrubby with cerise pink flowers mid to late summer Ht 1m £ 3.00  
Salvia uliginosa Sky blue flowers on slender 120cm stems til November £ 3.00 AGM
Sanguisorbia Tanna
Ruby coloured flower heads on 30 cm stems. Flowers June - Sept.

 £ 3.00

Schizostylis coccinea Red flowers in late autumn. Ht 45cm £ 3.00  
Sedum 'Stewed Rhubarb Mountain' Bronzey/purple leaves, cream & pink flowers. Ht 60-90cm £ 4.50  
Sedum 'Strawberries and Cream' Greeny/purple leaves, creamy pink flowers. Ht 60cm £ 4.50  
Sedum 'Matrona' Burgundy leaves, very large flower heads £ 4.50  
Sedum pulchellum 'Purple Emperor' Dark purple stems and leaves with dark pink flowers. Ht 30cm £ 4.50  
Sedum spectabile 'Stardust' A white flowered Sedum . Ht 60cm £ 4.50  
Silene uniflora Slow spreading, nodding white flowers with grey/green foliage £ 3.00  
Sisyrinchium 'Aunt May' Variegated leaves, creamy flowers. Ht 30cm £ 3.00  
Sisyrinchium 'Quaint and Queer' Evergreen leaves, dusky pink flowers. Ht 30 cm £ 2.70  
Stachys byzantina Ground cover plant with large felty grey leaves £ 2.50  
Stachys macrantha Pinky, purple hooded flowers on 60cm stems £ 3.00  
Stachys macrantha 'Violacea' Larger leaves, violet flowers. Ht 60cm £ 3.00  
Stachys thunbergii Deep pink flowers from July to October. Ht 30cm Good ground cover £ 3.00  
Tanacetum harajanii Silver leaves, yellow flowers. Ht 20cm £ 3.00  
Thymus 'Silver Posie' White and grey variegated leaves. Ht 20cm £ 3.00  
Thymus x citriodorus Lemon scented Thyme. Ht 20 cm £ 2.70  
Tulipa tarda (B) Star shaped with white and yellow flowers £ 2.70 AGM
Verbena bonariensis Elegant purple flowers on 1.5m stems. Very long flowering £ 2.70  
Verbena hastata alba Fabulous plant! Shorter than Verbena bonariensis and bushy. Ht 60-90cm £ 2.50  
Verbena hastata rosea Our most asked for plant! Long flowering, bushy, excellent. £ 2.50  
Verbena rigida Bushy, spreading plant with mauve flowers. Ht 30cm £ 3.00  
Veronica gentianoides 'Pallida' Spikes of blue flowers. Ht 60cm £ 3.00  
Veronica spicata 'Heidekind' Pink flower spikes 30 cm high £ 3.00 AGM
Viola odorata 'Alba' White flowered violet £ 2.70  
Zantedeschia aethiopica "Arum Lilly" Pure white spathes rise above large glossy leaves. Ht 90 cm


Zauschneria californica Californian Fuchsia .Orange/red tubular flowers late summer.Ht 30cm £ 3.00