May

Plants which flower in May in the UK. The list below may contain both hardy and tender plants. The exact flowering times are subject to local weather and climatic conditions and may vary from year to year.


Acanthus spinosus Bear's Breeches

Acanthus spinosus

Species with deeply-cut spiny leaves and tall spikes of white flowers with purple bracts in early summer. Good cut flower. Drought tolerant. Any soil in sun/ part shade. 1.5 metres (5 feet). AGM
£4.99




Achillea millefolium 'Paprika' Yarrow

Achillea millefolium 'Paprika'

Spreading cultivar with heads of bright orange-red flowers from June-August. For well drained soil in full sun. Drought tolerant, excellent cut flower and attracts butterflies. 75 cms (2½ feet).
£4.50

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Ajuga incisa 'Frosted Jade'

(Ajuga incisa 'Bikun'.) Clump-forming cultivar with sharply cut leaves with a cream margin. Clusters of deep blue flowers are held above the foliage in April. For moist, well drained soil in part to ...... more
£3.99

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Ajuga reptans 'Black Scallop'

Ajuga reptans 'Black Scallop'

Stunning ground cover plant with very dark, scalloped glossy leaves and dense spikes of dark blue flowers from April-June. Grow in fertile, well drained soil in part/ full shade. 20 cms (7").
£4.50




Bugle

Ajuga reptans 'Braunherz'

Evergreen cultivar with deep purple leaves and spikes of vivid blue flowers from April-June. Use as ground cover in shade/ part shade in any soil type. 20 cms (7").
£4.50




Ajuga reptans 'Catlins' Giant' Bugle

Ajuga reptans 'Catlins' Giant'

Evergreen cultivar with large purple leaves to 15cm (6in) long and spikes of blue flowers from April-June. Use as ground cover in shade/ part shade in any soil type. 30 cms (1 foot). AGM.
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Ajuga reptans 'Valfredda' Bugle

Ajuga reptans 'Valfredda'

(Syn. Ajuga 'Chocolate Chip'.) Attractive cultivar with small, narrow purple leaves to 1 inch long and spikes of blue flowers from April-June. Use as ground cover in shade/ part shade in any soil ...... more
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Chocolate Vine

Akebia quinnata

A pretty climber with delicate leaves and fragrant red-purple flowers in spring sometimes followed by purple fruits. Quick growing and vigouous. Any well drained soil in sun or part shade. Pruning: ...... more
£9.99




Anthriscus sylvestris 'Ravenswing'

Anthriscus sylvestris 'Ravenswing'

Perfect for a meadow or wild garden this elegant perennial has dark purple, finely cut leaves and flat heads of white flowers from April-July. It is a cultivated form of Cow Parsley. Well drained ...... more
£4.50




Aquilegia 'Kristall' Columbine

Aquilegia 'Kristall'

A beautifull perennial with large, pure white flowers with long spurs from May-June. Strong growing. Good for cut flowers and attracting Bees. Grow in moist, well drained soil in sun/ part shade. ...... more
£4.50




Aquilegia chrysantha 'Yellow Queen' Columbine

Aquilegia chrysantha 'Yellow Queen'

Perennial with racemes of upward-facing, 3 inch lemon yellow flowers with long spurs from April-June. Good for cut flowers and attracting Bees. Grow in moist, well drained soil in sun/ part shade. ...... more
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Aquilegia vulgaris v. stellata 'Ruby Port' Columbine

Aquilegia vulgaris v. stellata 'Ruby Port'

Perennial with graceful sprays of spurless, fully double, deep ruby port flowers from April-June. Good for cut flowers and attracting Bees. Grow in moist, well drained soil in sun/ part shade. Will ...... more
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Armeria girardii 'Joystick Red' Thrift

Armeria girardii 'Joystick Red'

Cushions of red-pink flowers to 1 inch across on long stalks from May-August. Grow in well drained soil in full sun. Tolerant of poor soil and salt winds. Ideal for pots, rockery or front of border. ...... more
£4.50




Astilbe x arendsii 'Diamant'

Free flowering cultivar with lush green leaves and plumes of white flowers in early summer. Grow in moist soil or at the water's edge in sun/ part shade. Good woodland plant. 90 cms (3 feet).
£4.99




Astilbe x arendsii 'Irrlicht'

Astilbe x arendsii 'Irrlicht'

One of the best white-flowered Astilbies with dense plumes of white flowers over very dark green leaves from late spring-early summer. Grow in moist soil or at the water's edge in sun or part shade. ...... more
£4.99





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