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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 'Cherry Ripe'

Achillea 'Cherry Ripe' ($9.00 - Available)

A clump forming compact form, dark feathery aromatic foliage. Dense clusters of tiny rich cherry red flowers on upright stems in summer. A lovely new addition... 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 '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 'Moonshine'

Achillea 'Moonshine' ($10.00 - Available)

From green feathery foliage rise tall strong stems of flat sprays of tiny daisy flowers. Slow to fade, these soft lemon curd coloured flowers are an excellent... more

Achillea 'Terracotta'

Achillea 'Terracotta' ($9.00 - Available)

Flowers opening deep orange/yellow fading to cream. Greyish green feathered foliage. Sun. 90cm h X 30cm w more

Achillea 'The Beacon'

Achillea 'The Beacon' ($10.00 - Available)

Flat heads of tiny daisy flowers in a warm red which quickly fades to terracotta and then a muted mustard yellow, giving a beautiful two toned effect as... 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

Agapanthus 'Peter Pan'

Agapanthus 'Peter Pan' ($10.00 - Available)

Flared bell like pale blue flowers in loose umbels, glossy leaves. A very dwarf variety, useful for a border. Sun 30cm X 30cm more

Alstromeria 'Selina'

Alstromeria 'Selina' ($10.00 - Available)

An old hybrid – pale pink flowers with a deeper pink flush at the tips of the outer petals and dark streaks in the centre. Lasts for weeks as a cut flower.... 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

Anthemis tinctoria 'Sauce Hollandaise'

Anthemis tinctoria 'Sauce Hollandaise' ($10.00 - Available)

Grey green much divided leaves, cream daisies produced through summer and autumn. Clip after flowering to keep it neat. Sun 35cm h X 45cm w more

Aquilegia discolor

Aquilegia discolor ($10.00 - Available)

A dwarf columbine from northern Spain. Basal leaflets silver green rounded and lobed, flowers have white petals and rich blue violet sepals. Hardy in part... more

Aquilegia vulgaris 'Gold Leaf'

Aquilegia vulgaris 'Gold Leaf' ($10.00 - Available)

Beautiful golden new foliage which turns lime green as the leaves age. Typical granny’s bonnet violet flowers are an eye-catching addition. Sun/part... more

Aquilegia vulgaris 'Heidi'

Aquilegia vulgaris 'Heidi' ($10.00 - Available)

Softest pink short spurred flowers on branching stems rise from a beautiful clump of grey green leaves. Prefers moist soil. Sun/part shade 50cm h X 40cm... more

Aquilegia vulgaris 'Norah Barlow'

Aquilegia vulgaris 'Norah Barlow' ($10.00 - Available)

A very different aquilegia variety. Tight double green buttons open into attractive pink and green double flowers. Lovely as a cut flower. Semi shade 70cm... more

Aquilegia vulgaris var. stellata 'Black Barlow'

Aquilegia vulgaris var. stellata 'Black Barlow' ($10.00 - Available)

This beautiful variety has the darkest plum purple double flowers. A spurless variety, sometimes referred to as clematis type, it forms a bushy clump and... more

Aquilegia x hybrida 'Green Apples'

Aquilegia x hybrida 'Green Apples' ($10.00 - Available)

Named for its bright apple green spring foliage and its flowers – apple green buds open to multi petalled spurless flowers of soft green fading to white... more

Argyranthemum frutescens 'Elsa's White'

Argyranthemum frutescens 'Elsa's White' ($10.00 - Available)

After years of searching I have finally discovered this old cultivar, the one our grandmothers grew! Big single white daisies with bright green cut leaves... more

Argyranthemum 'Gill's Pink'

Argyranthemum 'Gill's Pink' ($10.00 - Available)

Finely cut bright green foliage with masses of single pink yellow centred daisies which fade to a paler pink as they age. Flowers 12 months of the year... 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

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