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Perennials

Abutilon megapotamicum variegatum

Abutilon megapotamicum variegatum ($12.00 - Available)

An arching shrub which comes into its own in a quiet part of the garden, its small maple like leaves heavily dotted and splashed with gold look lovely... more

Acanthus latifolius 'Rue Ledan'

Acanthus latifolius 'Rue Ledan' ($11.00 - Available)

Scented candles of green hooded white flowers on silvery green spires. Glossy deeply lobed leaves on this rare clump forming plant. Semi shade 60cm h X... more

Achillea 'Anthea'

Achillea 'Anthea' ($10.00 - Available)

Soft creamy yellow flowers, silver much divided foliage. Forms an attractive clump. This one is from the famous Alan Bloom’s Bressingham Nursery. Sun... more

Achillea 'Credo'

Achillea 'Credo' ($10.00 - Available)

Tall strong stems bear very large domed heads of clear lemon yellow flowers, with side branches flowering simultaneously. Handsome dark green filigree... more

Achillea 'Feurland', 'Fireland'

Achillea 'Feurland', 'Fireland' ($10.00 - Available)

Lacy aromatic foliage which forms a mat. Dense flat heads of reddish orange flowers gradually fading through shades of burnt orange. A beautiful variety.... more

Achillea 'Forncett Candy'

Achillea 'Forncett Candy' ($10.00 - Available)

Forms a compact clump of lacy dark green leaves. I summer strong stems are topped with clusters of pastel rose flowers which fade to shades of pale pink... more

Achillea 'Moon Pagoda'

Achillea 'Moon Pagoda' ($10.00 - Available)

A vigorous hardy achillea, forms a clump of grey green leaves. Does not run. Flowers cream in bud opening to creamy white in dense heads – will repeat... more

Achillea 'Vintage Chintz'

Achillea 'Vintage Chintz' ($10.00 - Available)

This is a new one raised by us. Forest green delicate foliage, strong slender stems carry clusters of soft peach flowers which fade to shades of pale apricot... more

Acorus gramineus 'Masamune'

Acorus gramineus 'Masamune' ($10.00 - Available)

This attractive, tough little grass is striped golden, cream and pale green. Great for an edging, it forms a dense clump. Hardy sun to semi shade 30cm... more

Aegopodium podagraria variegatum (sp)

Aegopodium podagraria variegatum (sp) ($10.00 - Available)

Attractive cream and green variegated leaves on this spreading groundcover. Small white flowers in summer, looking lovely when we saw it in Beth Chatto's... more

Ajuga X genevensis

Ajuga X genevensis ($10.00 - Available)

Glossy foliage, much larger than A. reptans, deep blue flower spikes in spring. Shade/semi shade 30cm h X 40cm w more

Anthemis sancti-johannis 'Corn Gold'

Anthemis sancti-johannis 'Corn Gold' ($10.00 - Available)

A new bushy clump forming perennial with lacy finely divided grey green leaves and soft old gold daisies rather than the usual bright orange. A long lasting... more

Anthemis 'Susanna Mitchell'

Anthemis 'Susanna Mitchell' ($10.00 - Available)

An early flowering variety. Large creamy white daisies, lacy silver green foliage forms a dense mat. Flowers all summer, vigorous and easy to grow. Introduced... more

Anthemis tinctoria 'Grallagh Gold'

Anthemis tinctoria 'Grallagh Gold' ($10.00 - Available)

Deep green lacy foliage, golden daisy flowers (size of 50 cent piece). Cut back after flowering. Sun 35cm h X 45cm w more

Artemisia abrotanum 'Southernwood', 'Lads Love'

Artemisia abrotanum 'Southernwood', 'Lads Love' ($10.00 - Available)

Attractive filigree foliage of a soft green grey, pleasantly aromatic. A Mediterranean herb used to repel moths, hence its old name garde robe. Sun 50cm... more

Artemisia californica

Artemisia californica ($10.00 - Available)

Rare and exquisite with the softest silver fine feathery wand like foliage. Sun/part shade 60cmh X 45cm w more

Artemisia lactifolia 'Guizhou'

Artemisia lactifolia 'Guizhou' ($10.00 - Available)

Forms a clump of plum coloured jagged edged leaves, sprays of cream flowers in summer. Semi shade 25cm h X 50cm w, over 1m when flowering. more

Artemisia 'Lambrook Silver'

Artemisia 'Lambrook Silver' ($10.00 - Available)

Mass of finely divided grey ferny leaves. Trim to shape. A hardy sun lover 80cm h X 50cm w more

Aster cordifolius x novi-belgii 'Little Carlow'

Aster cordifolius x novi-belgii 'Little Carlow' ($10.00 - Available)

One of the best performers of all asters, produces a mass of single lilac blue flowers with a yellow centre on sturdy stems rising from a clump of dense... more

Aster (Symphyotrichum) novi belgii 'Nurstead Charm'

Aster (Symphyotrichum) novi belgii 'Nurstead Charm' ($10.00 - Available)

Another old cultivar in danger of disappearing. Masses of palest pink single flowers on branching stems rise from smooth deep green leaves. Hardy, though... more

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