Here are our latest and upcoming plants. We are propagating and potting from spring to late summer so there's always something exciting to look forward to! Some are brand new to us and there are also re-introductions of some old favorites too
Amsonia 'Ernst Pagels' £5.50 Eastern Blue Star
A bushy perennial with narrow leaves topped with star-shaped pale blue flowers in early summer. Fairly drought tolerant. Reasonable soil in sun/ part shade.
Gladiolus flanaganii £5.50
Hardy Gladioli growing to around 30cm high with sword shaped leaves and funnel shaped red flowers in mid to late summer. Ideal for a gravel garden or rockery. Likes full sun and well drained soil.
Quick View Carissa macrocarpa £7.50 Natal Plum
A spiny, evergreen shrub from South Africa with sweetly-scented white flowers in summer followed by plum-like fruits in autumn. Please note SAP AND UNRIPENED FRUITS ARE TOXIC.
Bupleurum fruticosum £8.50 Shrubby Hare's Ear
This shrub is outstanding for attracting pollinators of all types they absolutely love it! Umbels of tiny yellow flowers from summer to early autumn. Likes a sunny sheltered position and excellent in dry or coastal gardens.
Iris 'Braithwaite' (TB) - Bare Root £5.00
Tall bearded Iris with deep purple falls and contrasting pale blue standards and a yellow beard. Flowers in May and June. Fruity scent. Height 65cm
Iris 'Chantilly' (TB) - Bare Root £5.00
Beautiful Iris with subtle antique tones of mauve, pink and yellow. Ideal for a soft palette scheme or with deep purple for contrast. Height 90cm
Iris 'Party Dress' (TB) - Bare root £5.00
Tall bearded Iris with beautiful delicate apricot-pink flowers with pale pink tinted yellow falls and a tangerine-orange beard in mid-spring. Lovely fruity scent. Height: 80cm
Knautia macedonica 'Mars Midget' £5.50
Compact perennial with burgundy-red, pin cushion flowers from June-September. For well drained, preferably neutral to alkaline soil in full sun/ part shade. Attracts bees and butterflies.
Malva moschata 'Appleblossom' £5.50 Mallow
Spires of pale pink, saucer-shaped flowers from June-September. For moist but well drained soil in full sun. Cut back hard after flowering. Good for bees and butterflies
Veronica austriaca ssp. teucrium 'Royal Blue' £5.50 Saw leaved Speedwell
A compact, spreading perennial with deep blue flowers from June-August. Ideal for edging the front of the border. For moist, well drained soil in full sun or part shade.
Aster amellus 'Rudolph Goethe' £5.50 Michaelmas daisy
Late flowering perennial with lovely soft lavender daisies from August-September. Grow in moisture retentive but well drained soil in full sun. Excellent cut flower and attracts bees and butterflies.
Eupatorium maculatum 'Album' £5.50
Tall, late flowering perennial with large, flattened heads of white flowers over broad green leaves from August to September. Loved by bees and butterlies.
Mandevilla laxa £8.00 Chilean Jasmine
Syn. Mandevilla suaveolens. One of our star plants this climber has large, beautifuly scented, pure white trumpet flowers from mid summer to the first frosts. 1 litre pots
Persicaria alpina £5.50
A very large majestic perennial. Clump-forming so doesn't run, but does need space to show off the arching stems with large green leaves topped by frothy white flower panicles in summer - autumn. Copes well with poorly drained/ heavy soil.
Persicaria amplexicaulis ‘Alba’ £5.50 White-flowered red bistort
A spreading plant for damp soil in sun to part-shade where it will form a carpet of green leaves from which arise spikes of small white flowers, from July to October. Copes well with poorly drained/ heavy soil.
Verbena bonariensis 'Lollipop' £5.50 Dwarf Purple Top
Some would say that the whole point of growing V. bonariensis is its tall airy habbit, one of those must-have 'see through' plants. This is more of a 'look down on' plant, but very attractive in its own right. Basically a short
Viola 'Etain' £4.50
A pretty little long-flowering perennial Viola. Pale yellow flowers are delicately edged with purple. The flowers are softly fragrant, edible and make a beautiful garnish
Viola 'Martin' £4.50
A pretty little long-flowering perennial Viola with large deep purple flowers in summer. The flowers are edible and make a beautiful garnish
Anemone hupehensis 'Praecox' £5.50 Japanese Anemone
One of the earliest flowering of the Japanese Anemones, often flowering at the beginning of August. Single medium violet-purple flowers. Grow in moist, well drained soil in sun/ part shade.
Quick View Cissus antarctica £7.50 Kangaroo Vine
Tender tendril climber with glossy evergreen leaves, The cymes of small green flowers from spring to summer are possibly followed by black berries.
Anemone 'Wild Swan' £5.50 Windflower
A very long flowering hybrid with brilliant white flowers with a blue-grey reverse. Compact habit makes it ideal for providing lots of interest at the front of a shady border
Canna musifolia 'Grande' £8.00 Banana-leaved Canna
A fantastic jungly plant (musifolia = banana leaves!) with large green leaves with red-tinged margins & central rib. Good moist soil in sun, best bedded out for the summer.
Quick View Microsorum diversifolium £6.50 Kangaroo Fern
A tender fern from rainforests in Australia, likes a shallow root run and humid atmosphere.
Quick View Nephrolepis duffii £6.50 Pygmy Sword Fern, Lemon Button Fern
A compact variety of the commoner sword fern, making a neater more compact plant. An ideal indoor pot plant for that difficult shady corner.
Strobilanthes 'Orizaba' £8.00
An exotic shrub found near a Mexican volcano of that name. Makes a large leafy plant to 6 feet, with leaves up to 6" long, bronzy colour on the top and purple underneath. Great for bedding out with Cannas and Bananas. Hardiness unknown. Keep frost free to be on the safe side
Agastache 'Black Adder' £5.50 Giant Hyssop
Lovely perennial for attracting Bees and Butterflies with spikes of small lilac-blue flowers from July-Oct. Needs good drainage and full sun.
Diascia fetcaniensis £5.50 Twinspur
Hardy creeping Diascia with rose-pink flowers from summer to autumn. Grow in fertile, well drained soil in full sun. Ideal for a rockery/ border edge.
Libertia peregrinans £5.50 Wandering Chilean Iris
An evergreen perennial with clumps of narrow, sword-shaped orange-tinted green leaves and bowl shaped white flowers in late spring. An excellent subject for a pot in a sunny, sheltered garden
Veronica longifolia 'Charlotte' £6.00 Speedwell
An elegant variety of Speedwell with upright spires of small white flowers in June to August over green & white leaves. Needs moisture retentive soil
Calamintha nepeta 'White Cloud' £5.50 Lesser Calamint
An aromatic perennial making soft mounds of scented, grey leaves & masses of small white flowers throughout summer. A great filler for a sunny border and highly attractive to Bees.
Chrysanthemum 'Mary Stoker' £6.00 Hardy Chrysanthemum
Single apricot-yellow daisies July-September. Looks stunning when back-lit by the late afternoon- early evening sun. Excellent cut flower. Attracts butterflies. Grow in well drained soil in full sun.
Buddleja colvilei pink-flowered £8.50 Butterfly Bush
Semi-evergreen shrub with large hairy leaves, for a sunny sheltered spot. Has the largest flowers in the genus, in hanging panicles in early summer.
Lagerstroemia indica 'Red Emperor' £8.50 Crepe Myrtle
This long flowering shrub has showy panicles of red-pink flowers with crinkly petals from mid to late summer. Needs a sheltered spot in full sun, ideally near a south facing wall
Myrtus communis subsp. tarentina £8.50 Tarentum Myrtle
Evergreen shrub with fragrant leaves, (smaller than M. communis) & white flowers followed by black berries. Hardy in sheltered, well drained spot down to minus 5°C. A sunny spot will bring out the scent of the leaves.
Ribes speciosum £8.50 Fuchsia-flowered gooseberry
An early flowering shrub with pendant Fuchsia-like flowers in mid to late spring. Hardy but appreciates a little bit of shelter, ideal for a walled border.
Weigela 'Kosteriana Variegata' £8.50
An attractive compact deciduous shrub with variegated leaves and funnel shaped, soft-pink flowers in early summer. Good soil in sun to part-shade. Excellent for bees.
Quick View Jacaranda mimosifolia £7.50
A half hardy tree which in the UK is grown mainly for its beautiful, finely cut foliage. It makes a lovely specimen for a pot.
Bergenia ciliata £6.50 Elephant`s Ears
Perennial with huge fleshy hairy leaves and spikes of pale pink-white flowers in early spring.
Chrysanthemum 'Picasso' £6.00 Hardy Chrysanthemum
A compact cultivar covered in masses of peachy-pink fully double flowers in late autumn. Great for the front of a border, or in a pot.
Polystichum acrostichoides £6.50 Christmas Fern
From North East of North America, the Christmas Fern is so called as its evergreen fronds are used for Christmas decorations.
Veronicastrum virginicum 'Erica' £6.00 Culver's Root
A tall upright plant with spikes of small pink flowers emerging from deeper pink buds, givin a two tone effect over purple flushed foliage, flowering from June to September.
Leptospermum scoparium 'Apple Blossom' £8.50 New Zealand Tea Tree
Evergreen shrub from New Zealand with aromatic leaves and small double pink flowers in early-mid summer. Needs a sheltered garden
x Mukgenia 'Nova Flame' £6.00
A hybrid between Bergenia and Mukdenia, with serrated red-edged leaves and deep pink flowers appear in spring-early summer. Excellent in shade
Quick View Asclepias curassavica £6.50 Blood Flower
Tender, evergreen sub shrub with bright red and orange flowers, summer to autumn. Attracts bees & butterflies.