ACHILLEA 'NOBILIS NEILREICHII' SILVER £3.50
35 x 40  
Gentle grey with a wandering habit, flowers soft creamy-ivory
ACHILLEA 'MOONSHINE' GREY £4.00
60 x 30 Evergreen
Pale yellow flowers contrast nicely with filagree foliage.
ACORUS GRAMINEUS ‘OBOROZUKI’ (‘OGON’) YELLOW £3.50
30 x 40 Evergreen
Marvellous yellow fans of narrow grass like foliage, a good strong colour and very striking, especially in winter. Will grow in ordinary or damp soil, or even in water.
ACORUS GRAMINEUS ‘VARIEGATUS’ VARIEG £3.50
 30 x 30
Similar to ‘Oborozuki’ but with a creamy-white leaf stripe.
AEGOPODIUM PODAGRARIA ‘VARIEGATUM’  VARIEG £3.00
 25 x 45
Ground elder has been described as the ultimate in ground cover! This could well be true of this variegated form which is less rampant and extremely attractive – in fact positively radiant in a shady spot.
ALCHEMILLA ALPINA   SLVR/GREEN £3.50
 15 x 45 Evergreen
A low growing form with pale green leaves covered in silky hairs giving it a silvery sheen. Upright spikes of tiny greenish yellow flowers in summer.
ALCHEMILLA MOLLIS BL/GREEN    £3.00
22 x 60
The much loved and so useful ground covering Lady’s Mantle, with large, rounded leaves of blue-green felt which hold the dew around their margins. Frothy yellow flowers.
ANAPHALIS TRIPLINERVIS GREY £3.50
25 x 30
A tidy dome of grey leaves. Attractive white pearly everlasting flowers in late summer. Unlike many silvers, this plant dislikes extreme dryness and tolerates some shade.
ANTHRISCUS SLYVESTRIS ‘RAVENSWING’ PURPLE £3.50
90 x 40
Purple leaved form of cow parsley.
ARTEMISIA ABSINTHIUM ‘LAMBROOK SILVER’ SILVER  £4.00
70 x 100  Evergreen
Attractive silver filigree foliage with particularly good colouring on new growth. Cut back regularly.
ARTEMISIA LACTIFLORA GUIZHOU  PURP/GREEN £3.50
 120 x 40  Evergreen
Excellent plant for middle to back of border. Strong dark stems and purple tinged leaves provide a good background for the white flowers.
ARTEMISIA LUDOVICIANA LATILOBA  SILVER  £3.50
60 x 60
A good flower arranger’s plant, valuable for mid-border, with longish silver-white leaves. Erect growth. The flowers are greyish and insignificant, and the plant may be cut back in mid-summer for a fresh start.
ARTEMISIA LUDOVICIANA ‘SILVER QUEEN’   SILVER  £3.50
 60 x 90
Silver/grey deeply cut felted foliage. A reliable plant that spreads well.
ARTEMISIA PONTICA   GR/GREEN   £3.50
 60 x 45
Very finely divided silver-green leaves on an upright plant with delicate effect.
ARTEMISIA ‘POWIS CASTLE’   SILVER £4.00
 60 x 90 Evergreen
A shrubby mound of beautifully divided feathery silver-grey foliage, strongly aromatic. Requires good drainage.
ARTEMISIA STELLERIANA ‘MORIS FORM’   SILVER £3.50
 60 x 45 Evergreen
really flat front-of-border carpeter with almost white felted leaves. Quite virgorous. Full sun.
ARTEMISIA VULGARIS 'ORIENTAL LIMELIGHT’   VARIEG   £3.50
 4(60) x 90
Silver/grey deeply cut felted foliage. A reliable plant that spreads well.
Really flat front-of-the-border carpeter with almost white felted leaves. Quite vigorous. Full sun.
ARTEMISIA ‘VALERIE FINNIS’   GREY £3.50
 45 x 90  
Larger leaves than most of the artemisias but still a useful silver grey
ARUM ITALICUM PICTUM   VARIEG   £3.50
 20 x 30
A very attractive variegated form of the native ‘Cuckoo Pint’. Rich green leaves are heavily marked with cream or white veins. A must for the flower arranger!
ASARUM SPLENDENS VARIEG   £4.00
20 x 30  Evergreen
An unusual evergreen ground cover plant for a shady, moist but well drained situation. The striking heart shaped leaves are splashed with silver. Rich soil preferable.
ASPHODELINE LUTEA BLUE  £3.50
60 x 30 Evergreen
An unusual spiky plant of steely blue foliage, perfectly hardy but requiring a sunny, well drained spot.
ASTER LATERIFLORUS ‘HORIZONTALIS’   PUR/GREEN   £3.50
 60 x 50
In spite of its name this attractive addition to the herbaceous border is very upright in habit. The tiny foliage, green turning coppery purple in late summer, makes a perfect contrast for the dainty whitish pink flowers.
ASTILBE ‘INSHRIACH PINK’   BRONZE   £3.50
 30 x 30
A low growing compact variety with delightful bronzy foliage particularly when grown in full sun. Soft pink flowers in late summer.
ASTILBE 'SPRITE'  GREEN £3.50   
 25x25
Another low growing variety with dark green foliage. Flowers shell pink.
ASTILBE 'WILLIE BUCHANAN  GREEN   £3.50
 10(20) x 20
A dwarf variety with crimson tinged foliage and creamy-white flowers.
ASTRANTIA MAJOR ‘SUNNINGDALE VARIEGATED’   VARIEG    £4.50
 20(60 )x 40
An absolutely top class plant with beautiful foliage (especially in the spring and early summer) with creamy yellow splashes and stripes. Pinky-white pin-cushion flowers on 60 cm stems. Better in some shade.
ATHYRIUM NIPPONICUM PICTUM   SILVER £5.00
 20 x 30 Evergreen
Fronds with purplish red stems and silver grey segments sometimes flushed purple red.
BAPTISIA AUSTRALIS   BL/GREEN   £4.50
 70 x 50
An upright perennial with rounded bluey-green leaves. Spikes of pea-like indigo flowers in early summer.
BARBAREA VULGARIS ‘VARIEGATA’   VARIEG £3.50
 10 x 40 Evergreen
This land cress forms an evergreen basal rosette of vividly yellow-splashed leaves. Yellow flowers.
BERGENIA 'ROSE KLOSE'  PURPLE/DRK.GREEN £3.50
 30 x 30 Evergreen
A compact free flowering variety, salmon pink flowers contrast nicely with dark foliage.
BERGENIA CORDIFOLIA ‘ROTBLUM’   GREEN £3.50
 30 (50) x 30 Evergreen

The flower colouring is reflected in the reddish tinged leaves and stems. A smaller and more compact variety.

BRUNNERA MACROPHYLLA ‘GORDANO GOLD’ VARIEG  £6.50
30 x 60  
A rare form of the perennial ‘Forget-me-not’ with the dusky green leaves marbled in yellow. A stunning plant.
BRUNNERA MACROPHYLLA 'JACK FROST' VARIEG  £5.00
  20(50) x 30
Silver leaves with green veins and edges. Bright blue flowers late spring.
BRUNNERA MACROPHYLLA 'LANGTREES' VARIEG  £5.50
  60 x 60
Large silver spotted leaves and startling blue flowers in late spring, early summer. Best in good soil in the shade 
CERATOSTIGMA PLUMBAGINOIDES GREEN  £3.50
  30 x 40
Excellent crimson red foliage in autumn entitles this plant a space in the catalogue and provides a lovely contrast to the blue flowers.
CLEMATIS RECTA 'PURPUREA' PURPLE  £6.50
  150 x 30
A beautiful herbaceous clematis fully hardy with strongly purple flushed foliage. Masses of starry white flowers, sweetly scented in mid-summer.
CONVALLARIA MAJALIS ALBOSTRIATA VARIEG  £5.00
  15 x 30
A variegated form of ‘Lily of the Valley’ with striking cream and dark green striped leaves. Cream scented flowers appear in late spring.
CONVALLARIA MAJALIS ‘HARDWICK HALL’ VARIEG    £5.00
25 x 30
Rare form of Lily of the Valley with yellow green margins reminiscent of a hosta. Large white flowers.
CORYDALIS OPHIOCARPA   VARIEG   £3.00
 60 x 30
Fem-like leaves of grey green tinged with bronze make this a fascinating foliage plant. The cream flowers appearing between April and June are tipped with green and red. Well drained soil.
CROCOSMIA ‘DUSKY MAIDEN’    BRONZE £3.50
50 x 30
Late summer flowers of orangey-brown contrast well with the bronze sword-like foliage. Well drained soil preferable.
CROCOSMIA 'GERBE D'OR’   BRONZE  £4.00
  60 x 30
This has more vigorous habit than Solfaterre, with coppery brown leaves and apricot flowers. 
CRYPTOTAENIA JAPONICA ‘ATROPURPUREA’   PURPLE  £3.00
  50 x 25
A lovely foliage plant. Three lobed rich purple leaves on purple stems. Tiny racemes of pink flowers. Any soil in sun or part shade. Clump forming.
CYNARA CARDUNCULUS   SILVER  £4.00
150 x 120  Evergreen
A excellent ornamental plant with silver grey leaves. A spectacular thistle flowering July to September.
DIERAMA PULCHERRIMUM  GREEN  £4.00
150 x 40 Evergreen
The ‘Angel’s Fishing Rod’ is often mistaken for a grass as it has long narrow strap-like leaves. That is where the similarity ends, as the elegant arching flower stems bearing deep pink funnel shaped blooms, are far from grass-like. Good rich soil required.
ECHINOPS BANNATICUS ‘BLUE GLOBE’    GREY/GREEN £3.50
120 x 40
Deeply divided greyish green leaves appear regularly on the stem of the globe thistle, which is grown for its prickly blue flowerheads. Sun, poor soil.
EPIMEDIUM PINNATUM COLCHICUM GREEN  £3.50
30 x 30  Evergreen
Dark green leaved carpeter with bright yellow flowers appearing in the spring.
EPIMEDIUM X VERSICOLOR ‘SULPHUREUM’ £3.50
30 x 30 Evergreen
An altogether more striking plant than the former variety. The leaf colouring, particularly in the spring, is an eye-catching reddish purple with light green veins. Pale yellow flowers add the finishing touches.
ERYNGIUM BOURGATII SILVER  £4.50
50 x 20  Evergreen
Attractive spiky foliage deeply veined giving the appearance of variegation. Steely blue flower heads.
ERYNGIUM VARIIFOLIUM  SILVER  £4.00
45 x 25  Evergreen
Rosette forming – stiff stems in summer bear heads of thistle-like grey-blue flowers. Jagged-edged leaves are mid-green marbled with white.
ERYSIMUM ‘BOWLES’ MAUVE’  GR/GREEN  £4.00
90 x 90  Evergreen
A tidy bush clothed to the ground with rosettes of narrow grey-green leaves; 30 cm. flower stems carry lilac flowers which lighten as they age.
ERYSIMUM ‘COTSWOLD GEM’  VARIEG  £4.00
40 x 40  Evergreen
The creamy-yellow variegated leaves of this plant show off the tan and pale purple flowers.
EUPHORBIA AMYGDALOIDES ‘RUBRA’     PURPLE £4.00
 30x30 Evergreen
The deep maroon flush to the leaves is most distinctive, with yellow-green flowers quite a contrast.
EUPHORBIA CHARACIAS WULFENII  'WALCOTT'    (SILVER SWAN) VARIEG £5.50
90 x 75  Evergreen
Striking plant with creamy white edges to the grey green leaves.
EUPHORBIA CHARACIAS WULFENII   GREY/GREEN £4.50
100 x 60  Evergreen
An upright grower with grey green leaves one year and large greeny yellow flowers the next.
EUPHORBIA CYPARISSIAS ‘FENS RUBY’   PURPLE £3.00
25 x 40 
Bright purple red foliage, quite feathery in appearance. Quite invasive and is best planted in a restricted space (a section of pipe buried in the bed is ideal)
EUPHORBIA DULCIS ‘CHAMELEON’   PURPLE  £3.50
40 x 60 
The foliage is a really deep rich purple throughout the summer, turning a strong and then pale pink before leaf fall. The flower bracts are similarly coloured and it is only the little knobble in the centre that is yellow-green. Good with white-variegated grasses.
EUPHORBIA GRIFFITHII ‘FIREGLOW’   GREEN £4.00
75 x 60 
Very slightly bronzed rich green leaves topped by bracts of a rich oranged-red. Plant with any yellow leaved shrub.
EUPHORBIA MELLIFERA  GREEN  £6.00
 90 x 90  Evergreen
Very handsome and substantial mid-green foliage with a paler mid-rib. Pale straw coloured floral heads have a distinctive sweet scent. Given a sunny, sheltered spot it could easily grow taller.
EUPHORBIA POLYCHROMA    GREEN £3.50
45 x 50
A real treat to behold in the springtime when the bright yellow flowers almost cover the dome of mid green foliage.
EUPHORBIA REDWING CHARAM GREEN/RED  £5.00
75 x 60 
Evergreen spurge with excellent spring colour. Leaves turn from a vibrant claret to deep green topped with yellow bracts in the spring. A classy plant for sun or part shade.
EUPHORBIA SCHILLINGII GREEN  £4.50
60 x 60 
Yellow flowers above a dome of dark green leaves with a silvery mid-rib.
FILIPENDULA ULMARIA ‘AUREA’  YELLOW £3.50
 60 x 30 
The yellow leaved form of the native Meadowsweet. Prefers damp conditions.
FILIPENDULA ULMARIA ‘VARIEGATA’   VARIEG £3.50
25 x 30 
In this unusual variety the leaves are green with a vivid central yellow splash. Fluffy creamy-white flower heads. Not too hot and dry.
FOENICULUM VULGARE ‘PURPUREUM’  BRONZE  £3.50
150 x 90 
The Bronze Fennel has amazingly finely cut, almost hair-like leaves, of a strange bronzy-black contrasting nicely with the yellow umbelliferous flower heads. Plant with any yellow leaved shrub.
FRAGARIA ‘VARIEGATA’  VARIEG    £3.00
12 x 40 Evergreen
The variegated strawberry. A cheerful ground cover for sun or shade with creamy leaf margins.
FRAGARIA ‘GOLDEN ALEXANDER’  YELLOW    £3.00
12 x 40 Evergreen
Golden leaved variety with good contrasting red fruits.

GALICTITES TOMENTOSA

  VARIEG 

£3.00

20 x 40 

Evergreen
A Biennial thistle with most attractive white marbled leaves and rather delicate pale lavender flowers.
GAURA LINDHEIMERI 'CORRIES GOLD’                                VARIEG £4.50
75 x 75

Small willow-like leaves with gold margins. palest pinky-white flowers on graceful stems appearing in late summer.

GAURA  LINDHEIMERI ‘SISKIYOU PINK’                                GREEN/RED £4.50
75 x 75

Green leaves flushed red, pink flowers over a long flowering season, a lovely addition.

GERANIUM ‘DUSKY ROSE’                                CHOCOLATE £4.50
20 x 40

Chocolate maroon foliage with an abundance of pale pink flowers. Good long flowering season.

GERANIUM 'RAMBLING ROBIN'   SILVER £4.50
30 x 75 Evergreen
Formerly called 'Silver Cloak' this ground covering variety has pretty filigree silver foliage and a delicate pink flower.
GERANIUM ‘SPRING FLING’                                VARIEG £4.00
35 x 30

Amazing colours yellow, green, cream with a pink flush and brown markings in the new spring growth. Sadly fading to green by summer.

GERANIUM X OXONIANUM ‘WALTER’S GIFT’  GRN/BRZE £3.50
 30 x 40 
The bronzy-green leaves are a subtle back-drop to the pale pink flowers.
GERANIUM PHLEUM‘SAMOBOR’                                VARIEG £3.50
20(35) x 40

Chocolate blotching on the fresh green leaves is matched by the flowering in early to mid summer

New additions 2013  
NAME                                FL COLOUR            HTxWdth      MONTHS               PRICE
Acanthus Spinosus   white /maroon bracts     100x60        6-8               £4.00
Achillea    Terracotta       orange/brn                 75x30         6-9 £3.50
Achillea      Cerise Queen        cerise               50x30          6-8 £3.50
Achillea The Pearl              deep red                 100x50        6-9 £4.00
Achillea Summerwine             white                 70x30         6-9 £3.50
Achillea Rose Madder            salmon pink        75x30        6-9 £4.00
Alchemilla mollis                     yellow                 45x45        6-8 £3.00
Anemone Robustissima           pink                120x100      8-9    £4.00
Anthemis t.E.K Buxton             yellow              60x40        6-10 £4.00
Aruncus aethusifolius             white                 45x45        5-6 £3.50
Aruncus dioicus                       white                 120x60       6-7 £4.00
Aster a Asran                             lilac                   100x100     8-10 £4.00
Astrantia Gill Richardson       crimson              75x30        5-7 £4.00
Astrantia Claret                         wine red            45x30         6.9 £4.00
Catananche c.Alba                   white                 60x30         7-8 £3.50
Convallaria Majalis                    white              15x30           5-6 £4.00
Crocosmia Lucifer                   red                  100x75          6-8 £4.50
Crocosmia  Emily Mckenzie   orange            75x50          8-9 £4.00
Crocosmia Star of the East      or/yel            75x50           8-9 £4.00
Echinacea Purpurea Magnus   rose pink      75x30          7-9 £4.00
Echinacea Purpurea White Swan  wh/yel    65/30           7-9 £4.00
Echinops Arctic Glow              white               80x60          7-10 £4.00
Eryngium Giganteum             blue/sil              90x30          8-9
Mrs. Wilmotts Ghost
£3.00
Eryngium Planum                      blue               90x45           7-9 £3.50
Eupatorium m.Atropurpureum   pink           180x100       7-9 £4.50
Gaura Lindheimeri Siskiyo Pink  pink         80x50           6-9 £3.50
Gaura Lindheimeri Summer Breeze  pk/wh   90x50       6-9 £3.50
Geranium Patricia                         pink             75x75         6-9 £4.50
Geranium Johnson's Blue         blue             45x60         6-8 £4.00
Geranium Brookside                deep blue       60x50         6-8 £4.50
Geranium s.John Elsey               pink             35x40         7-9 £3.50
Geranium Kashmir White          white            30x50         6-8 £3.50
Gunnera manicata                                          150x150        6-8 £7.50

 

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