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'Drought Loving Plants'

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Perovskia atriplicifolia 'Silvery Blue'

Perovskia atriplicifolia 'Silvery Blue' is named for its distinctive, shimmering foliage. The hardy shrub's small leaves are faintly aromatic with an attractive silver tint, providing a perfect backdrop for the lavender-blue blooms that appear in the late summer. This…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Blue
  • Longevity: Shrub

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despatch by end of august 2019

Ceanothus x delileanus 'Gloire de Versailles'

Ceanothus Delilianus Gloire De Versailles (Californian Lilac) is a lovely bushy shrub that is covered in powder-blue flowers from July to September. This tough plant with a prestigious RHS AGM, is very low maintenance and fast growing only requiring a hard…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Blue
  • Longevity: Shrub

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despatch by end of august 2019

Osteospermum 'Tresco Purple' (Hardy)

Hardy cape daisies are plants with attitude; they survive drought and neglect and soldier on to form a pretty mat of impenetrable ground cover, which easily suppresses weeds. And after all this there's still enough energy to flower heavily from June…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • Longevity: Perennial

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despatch by end of march 2019

Salvia nemorosa 'Caradonna'

This hardy perennial Salvia forms a hazy mass of upright purple stems crowded with violet blooms throughout summer. The rough green foliage beneath is aromatic when crushed, and shows good drought tolerance once established.  More Info




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despatch by end of april 2019

Potentilla fruticosa 'Pink Beauty'

A versatile shrub that will be at home in sunny borders, rockeries, wildlife gardens or as a compact low hedge, 'Pink Beauty' Shrubby Cinquefoil earns it's keep admirably. If you plant a group of them together they will form tough, resilient ground cover that…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Osteospermum 'Snow Pixie' (Hardy)

Hardy cape daisies are plants with attitude; they survive drought and neglect and soldier on to form a pretty mat of impenetrable ground cover, which easily suppresses weeds. And after all this there's still enough energy to flower heavily from June…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Perennial

Just£7.99

despatch by end of march 2019

Osteospermum jucundum var. compactum (Hardy)

Hardy cape daisies are plants with attitude; they survive drought and neglect and soldier on to form a pretty mat of impenetrable ground cover, which easily suppresses weeds. And after all this there's still enough energy to flower heavily from June…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • Longevity: Perennial

Just£7.99

despatch by end of march 2019

Waldsteinia ternata

Waldsteinia ternata is a shade loving, perennial, groundcover plant. It has a dense mat of weed suppressing purple-green foliage, that is quite similar to strawberry leaves. In early spring small, yellow buttercup type flowers emerge that last until late…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Dappled shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Yellow
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Portulaca 'Stopwatch Mix'

These showy annuals just love the heat. Plant them out in a sunny rockery, or let their trailing stems tumble over the sides of a patio container or window box. Throughout summer these carefree plants boast double flowers in a startling range of…  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Mixed
  • Longevity: Annual

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despatch by end of may 2019

Portulaca grandiflora 'Happy Hour Mixture'

Stunning mixture of large semi-double flowers in a spectacular array of vibrant colours. Blooms sit on succulent, dwarf plants in the sunshine. They love hot, dry conditions, making them ideal for edging, ground cover or planted to tumble over a…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Mixed
  • Longevity: Annual

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Euphorbia x martini 'Ascot Rainbow'

If you are looking for a perennial for an area with low rainfall and dry soils, Euphorbia x martini 'Ascot Rainbow' is a great choice due to its strong drought tolerance. The vibrant foliage has a pink tinge in winter and in spring it has small, chartreuse green…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Yellow
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Gaillardia aristata 'Burgundy'

For a long lasting display the gaillardia 'Burgundy' are a perfect choice, with their wine red colour flowers blooming right through the summer and well into autumn. These beautiful large, burgundy blooms are loved by pollinating insects and are versatile enough…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Red
  • Longevity: Perennial

Just£9.99

despatch by end of march 2019

Geranium 'Rosebud Collection'

Another plant usually only available by mail order is rosebud geraniums, and I love them. These 5 varieties which include 'Red Sybil', 'Pink Sybil', 'Tommy', Blue Sybil' and 'White Rose' have been specially selected because the blooms never open fully, but…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Containers
  • Flower Colour: Mixed
  • Longevity: Perennial

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despatch by end of march 2019

Salvia 'Neon'




Just£12.99

despatch by end of june 2019

Perovskia 'Blue Spire'

Whether you are a first time gardener hoping to create a perfect cottage garden or an old hand struggling to enhance tricky costal areas, it is worth considering Perovskia 'Blue Spire'. This Russian Sage is easy to maintain, even in dry and windy areas. The hardy shrub…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Blue
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Salvia Lips Collection

Following the popularity of Salvia ?Hot Lips?, comes the introduction of 2 new colours to the trendy ?Lips? series. A profusion of bicolour blooms make a showy display from summer through to autumn.  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Mixed
  • Longevity: Perennial

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despatch by end of march 2019

Spiraea japonica 'Magic Carpet'

Loved by gardeners across the UK for its striking foliage, Spiraea 'Magic Carpet' is the deserved holder of a prestigious RHS Award of Garden Merit. From early summer onwards, the brilliant foliage adds a striking background for the bright pink blooms. Spiraea …  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • Longevity: Shrub

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despatch by end of august 2019

Sambucus nigra 'Linearis'

Unlike any Elder you've seen before, Sambucus nigra 'Linearis' has the most delicate slender leaves and lacy texture, looking like a Japanese Maple or bamboo from a distance. The biggest giveaway is the characteristic umbels of frothy white elder flowers borne in May…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Shrub

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despatch by end of august 2019