OENOTHERA 'Lemon Sunset' GREY/GRN   £3.00
120x 90 
This upright variety has red veining in the grey green foliage, most attractive. Large yellow flowers that age through from apricot to pink. A smashing plant.
OENOTHERA 'ERICA ROBINS' RED   £3.50
 90x 35 
Orangey red tinged leaves and yellow flowers.
ONOPORDUM ACANTHIUM SILVER  £4.00
  210 x 90 

The biennial Scotch Thistle is a truly architectural plant for the back of the border. Its silver felted leaves and stems give it a ghostly appearance. Extremely prickly!

OPHIOPOGON PLANISCAPUS ‘NIGRESCENS’   BLACK  £3.50
  15 x 30 Evergreen

Black grassy-leaved tufts make this a uniquely coloured plant, best associated with other strong colours. Dusky pinkish nodding flowers are followed by purple-black berries. Best in good soil.

ORIGANUM LAEVIGATUM ‘HERRENHAUSEN’   GREEN  £3.50
  45 x 45 Evergreen
Purple shoots and leaves in spring, turning green in summer. Large clusters of lilac flowers contrast well with the purple bracts.
ORIGANUM VULGARE ‘GOLD TIP’   VARIEG  £3.50
30 x 40 Evergreen
In this variety the leaves are half green, half yellow. Profuse heads of mauve flowers.
ORIGANUM VULGARE ‘THUMBLE’S VARIETY’  YELLOW  £3.50
30 x 40 Evergreen
A variety from France with yellow leaves and white flowers.
PACHYSANDRA TERMINALIS ‘VARIEGATA’   VARIEG  £3.50
  15 x 40 Evergreen
A useful carpeter even in difficult situations such as dry shade once established, although even more happy in less dry soil. Shiny leaves prettily variegated with white. White early spring flowers.
PENSTEMON DIGITALIS 'HUSKERS RED' PURPLE   £4.50
  15 (60) x 20 
A most unusual variety with bronzy purple foliage and white flowers.
PERSICARIA BISTORTA ‘SUPERBA’ GREEN   £4.50
  50 (80) x 60 
Another green leaved plant which has sneaked into the catalogue by popular demand! Excellent performer, with pink poker-like flowers throughout the summer.
PERSICARIA CAMPANULATA   GREEN  £3.50
90 x 60 Evergreen
Better known as Polygonum campanulatum, this variety has striking red veining on the sizeable leaves, giving the appearance of variegation. It will spread but is quite manageable. Pink flowers, July to September.
PERSICARIA FILIFORMIS ‘PAINTERS PALETTE’  VARIEG  £4.50
70 x 50
Oval mid green leaves with cream and pink marbling, short dense spikes of red flowers.
PERSICARIA  ‘LANCE CORPORAL’  VARIEG  £4.50
60 x 60
Spear shaped green leaves with cream and pink marbling, short dense spikes of red flowers.
PERSICARIA MICROCEPHALA’ RED DRAGON’ VARIEG  £4.50
60 x 60
Spear shaped foliage tinged red with black and white markings, clusters of small white flowers
PHLOX PANICULATA ‘NORA LEIGH’   VARIEG  £4.00
  75 x 60
A remarkable sight with broad bright white margins to the leaves. pale lilac flowers. Likes good soil.
PHORMIUM ‘JACK SPRATT’ BRONZE  £6.50
30 x 30  Evergreen
Dwarf form with bronze leaves.
PHYSOSTEGIA VIRGINIANA ‘VARIEGATA’  VARIEG  £3.50
90 x 60
A real eye-catcher, with broadly white-margined narrow leaves and pale lilac-pink flowers.
POLYGONATUMFALCATUM  ‘VARIGATUM’  VARIEG  £4.50
50 x 40
Variegated form of Solomom's Seal. White edged leaves particularly  striking when unfurling. White pendulous tubular flowers. Shady moist situation prefered.
POLYGONATUM MULTIFLORUM ‘STRIATUM’  VARIEG  £3.50
30 x 60
Much more intense variegated form with cream running through the leaf. White flowers.
PLANTAGO MAJOR ‘RUBRIFOLIA’   PURPLE  £3.00
25 x 25
Large ribbed leaves of unique deep maroon-purple, best in sun. Plantain spikes. Good with silvers.

POTENTILLA NEPALENSIS

SILVER £3.50
 30 x 30
A very pretty front of the border plant. The leaves are covered in fine hairs giving it a shimmering silvery appearance in full sun. The flowers, bright red/orange are on weak stems which tend to droop.
PRIMULA ‘DARK ROSALEEN’ PURPLE £3.00
 20 x 20  Evergreen

Rosette forming semi-evergreen perennial with dark green to purple leaves. Fragrant red flowers with white ststripe and yellow eye in spring.

PRIMULA ‘GUINEVERE’ PURPLE £3.50
 12 x 30  Evergreen
Strangely dusky leaved Primrose with pale pink flowers.
PRIMULA ‘VULGARIS DRUMCLIFFE’ PURPLE £3.50
 20 x 20  Evergreen
With dark foliage and pearly white flowers this is a lovely addition to the early flowering garden.
RODGERSIA 'CHOCOLATE WINGS' RED/BROWN   £6.00
  85 x 75
This variety has red/brown foliage in the spring fading to green. Heads of pink flowers in May and June.
RODGERSIA PINNATA ELEGANS GREEN   £6.00
  90 x 75
Large leafed (similar to a Horse Chestnut leaf) perennial with big stiff spikes of white flowers. Slight pink tinge to the leaf. Prefers partial shade and a moist spot.
RODGERSIA PINNATA (HYBRID) BRONZE £6.00
  90 x 75
A superb hybrid of the above with stunning bronze pinky foliage, and creamy pink flowers.
SALVIA 'CARADONNA’ GRY/GRN   £4.00
 30 x 45

   With grey green aromatic foliage this salvia has attractive contrasting violet blue flowers from June to OOctober. Prefers full sun and well drained soil.

SALVIA SCLAREA TURKESTANICA ALBA 'MOJITO'

GRY/GRN  £4.00
100 x 45
A  lovely hardy salvia with  grey green leaves and upright white green bracts in June and July.
Full sun well drained soil.
SAXIFRAGA FORTUNEI ‘RUBRIFOLIA’ RED  £3.50
20 (25) x 30
A deciduous plant thriving in moist, full or part-shade. Large glossy scalloped leaves pale red with deep red undersides give way to clouds of frothy white flowers in autumn.
SCHIZOSTYLIS COCCINEA GREEN £3.50
60 x 25
Clump-forming, rhizomatous perennial with grass-like leaves. Spikes of red flowers in early autumn.
SCHIZOSTYLIS COCCINEA ‘SUNRISE’ GREEN £3.50
75 x 30
Similar to above but with salmon-pink flowers.
SCROPHULARIA ARTICULATA ‘VARIEGATA’ VARIEG £4.50
  90 x 30 Evergreen
A striking foliage plant with broad crinkly leaves splashed and striped cream. Prefers a damp situation but will tolerate the dry.
SEDUM ‘BERTRAM ANDERSON’ PURPLE   £3.50
  23 x 25
Blue-purple foliage with red flowers.
SEDUM CAUTICOLA’ COCA COLA’ GREY £3.50
20 x 30

Grey foliage becoming a more intense colour the drier the conditions. Low spreading plant with lots of reddish-pink flowers.

SEDUM ‘FROSTY MORN’ VARIEG £4.50
  50 x 30
Creamy-white and green variegated leaves, and white opening to pink flower heads. A pleasing combination.
SEDUM ‘VERA JAMESON’ DK.GREY/PURPLE £3.50
20 x 30

Low spreading plant with purple-pink flowers. 

SEDUM ‘PURPLE EMPEROR’ PURPLE £3.50
40 x 30
A majestic plant with dark foliage, red flowers and a bushy but upright habit. A useful plant for the mixed border.
SEDUM ‘RED CAULI’ PURP/GRN £4.50
60 x 50
 Oblong fleshy leaves flushed purple . Strong flower heads red in colour.
SEDUM ‘RUBY GLOW’ GREY £3.50
4O x 30
A rosette of lax stems with purple-grey foliage and clusters of starry wine red flowers in late summer.
SEDUM ‘STRAWBERRIES AND CREAM’ PURP £4.50
6O x 40
Against a dark red purple foliage a wonderful display of starry pink and white flowers in late summer. Full sun well drained.
SEDUM TELEPHIUM ‘MATRONA’ GREY/GREEN £4.50
60 x 60

A strong grower. Pink flowers and pink tinges in the grey-green leaf colour.

SISYRINCHIUM STRIATUM ‘AUNT MAY’ VARIEG £3.50
 30 x 30  Evergreen
A lovely form sporting broad creamy-yellow stripes to the iris-like leaves. Spikes of pale yellow flowers to about 60 cm. A sunny and well drained spot is preferred. Protect from extreme cold.
SOLIDAGO FLEXICAULIS ‘VARIEGATA’ VARIEG £3.50
75 x 45
Typical Golden Rod flower heads but the leaves are special – boldly yellow-splashed and dusted.
STACHYS BYZANTINA ‘SILVER CARPET’ SILVER £3.50
10 x 60 Evergreen
The name of this variety of Lamb’s Lugs is most apt. This is an invaluable carpeter for a spot in the sun.
SYMPHYTUM ‘GOLDSMITH’  VARIEG £3.50
10 x 30 Semi Evergreen
Highly attractive ground cover in good soil in sun or part shade, with broad yellow margins. Spring flowers are pink, blue and white.
TELLIMA GRANDIFLORA ‘FOREST FROST’ SILVER £3.50
2(50)0 x 30   Evergreen

Silvery leaves with a tint of red in winter. Another excellent ground cover.

TELLIMA GRANDIFLORA ‘RUBRA’ PURPLE £3.50
30 x 45   Evergreen
Rounded, purple-flushed leaves strongest in winter. Smart ground cover anywhere. Pinkish-white flowers.

TEUCRIUM SCORODONIA ‘CRISPUM MARGINATUM’

VARIEG £3.50
30 x 45   Evergreen
Decorative form of Wood Sage with frilled margins whitish, pink-flushed, and purple-tinged in winter.
THALICTRUM FLAVUM GLAUCUM (T. SPECIOSISSIMUM)   BL/GREY £3.50
 45 (150) x 60
A splendid plant for mid to back of border or between shrubs. Blue-grey divided foliage and 150 cm spikes of pale yellow flowers in summer.
TIARELLA ‘MINT CHOCOLATE’ VARIEG £3.50
 30 x 30 Evergreen
A good ground cover for a shady place, tolerating both dry and moist conditions. The maple shaped green leaves are overlaid with chocolate-coloured marbling. Spikes of beige flowers in early to mid summer.
TRADESCANTIA ‘CONCORDE GRAPE’ BLUE/GREY  £4.00
60 x 30
A recent introduction from America and a real eye-catcher. The bluey-grey leaves provide a wonderful contrast to the violet flowers which seem to go on and on, from May right through to the early frosts.
TRIFOLIUM REPENS ‘WHEATFEN’ DARK RED £3.00
10 x 40   
Dark red leaves with green margins.
VALERIANA PHU ‘AUREA’ YELLOW £3.50
15 x 30   Evergreen
Valued for the wonderful bright yellow of the spring foliage, later becoming green. White flowers.
VERONICA CHARLOTTE CREAM/GREEN £4.00
70 x 30  

Cream edged mid green leaves provide the perfect back drop for the slender spires of pure white flowers in summer. Sun or part shade in moist well drained soil..

VERONICA SPICATA INCANA SILVER £3.50
10 x 30  Evergreen
A carpet of silver-grey foliage sets off beautifully the 30 cm spikes of deep blue speedwell flowers.
40 x 60  Evergreen
Splendidly bright in a dark corner, damp or dry. In fact cheerful anywhere. Pale green and cream leaves. Plant with many taller grasses.
VINCA MINOR ‘ALBA VARIEGATA’ VARIEG £3.00
  10 x 40  Evergreen
New growth yellow becoming dark green with central yellow blotch. White flowers.
VINCA MINOR ‘ILLUMINATION’ VARIEG £3.00
  10 x 40  Evergreen
A striking plant with bright up right yellow leaves edged dark green. Blue flowers.
New additions 2013  
NAME                                 FL/COLOUR           HTxWDTH           MONTH PRICE
Penstemon Raven       deep/purple              60x30                 7-9 £4.00
Penstemon Sour Grapes      blue/mauve   60x30                  7-9 £4.00
Persicaria polymorpha       white              200x100                7-10 £6.50
Persicaria b.Carnea           pink                    60x30                 5-6 £3.50
Persicaria a.Superba         pink/white          60x30                 6-10 £3.50
Persicaria a.Rosea         pale/pink               100x75                6-9 £4.50
Persicaria a.Firetail            red                     100x75                6-9 £4.50
Phlomis tuberosa           lilac/pink               100x75                6-8 £4.00
Phlomis russeliana             pale yel             60x50                 6-9         £4.00
Rudbeckia Goldsturm     drk yel                  75x40                 7-9 £4.00
Rudbeckia Deamii             drk yel                 75x40                 7-9 £4.00
Salvia East Friesland       pur/ blue              40x30                 6-9 £4.00
Salvia Purple Rain            blue                      45x40                7-9 £4.00
Salvia Rose Queen           pink                      90x45                6-9 £4.00
Salvia uliginosa                pale blue              180x40               8-10 £4.00
Salvia Schneehugel         white                    45x30                6-8 £4.00
Sanquisorba  Tanna     deep red                  60x50                6-8 £3.50
Scabiosa Chile Black      black                     50x30                6-10 £4.00
Scabiosa Miss Wilmott    white                    75x30                6-10 £4.00
Sidalcea Elsie Heugh     pale pink                75x30                6-8 £4.00
Sidalcea Party Girl           pink                       100x30               6-8 £4.00
Thalictrum Lucidum     pale yellow              150x150             7-9 £4.50
Verbena Bonariensis    mauve                     180x20             6-10 £2.50
Verbena Rigida               mauve                     50x25               6x9 £4.00
Veronica Hempstead purple mauve           50x50               6-9 £3.00
Veronicastruim virg. Pink Glow   pink       120x40              7-9 £4.50
Veronicastruim Fascination         pink        120x40             7-9 £4.50

UPDATED JANUARY 2013

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