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Phlox Collection (Creeping)

Delicate in appearance but tough in character, these spreading evergreen perennials soften the edges of paths and grow in dry rockeries or on sunny banks and slopes. Perfect for creating colourful, weed smothering, ground cover. Height: 15cm (6'). Spread:…  More Info

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

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Hardy Geranium Collection

Hardy Geraniums are a versatile, easy to grow and perfect for beginner gardeners. This superb collection contains something for every part of the garden - shade lovers, spreading ground cover, sun worshippers and cottage garden classics. Flowering from…  More Info

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

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Creeping Thyme

Aromatic Thyme is one of the most useful kitchen herbs and this evergreen creeping variety will grow almost anywhere whether containers, rock gardens or cracks between paving. Ideal for creating a low carpet of ground cover, it also attracts bees to its…  More Info

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

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Heuchera 'Patchwork' Mix

Sprays of delicate, tiny flowers float on wiry stems above neat mounds of vibrant foliage. Prized for their colourful leaves, these versatile semi-evergreen perennials make excellent drifts of ground cover, adding a distinctive splash of colour to the…  More Info

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

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Geranium bohemicum 'Orchid Blue'

Geranium 'Orchid Blue' is a selection by Thompson & Morgan from the species Geranium bohemicum. A short-lived border and ground cover plant which self-seeds to keep continuity. Masses of 2cm (0.75in) flowers of orchid-blue, veined in purple-violet, borne…  More Info

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

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Saponaria ocymoides

A ground cover favourite Saponaria ocymoides provides an abundance of very attractive pink flowers which bloom right through summer, and are perfect for softening the edges of borders and paved areas. Tumbling Ted has a relaxed spreading habit and can be…  More Info

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

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Pachysandra terminalis 'Green Carpet'

A real winner for shady corners of the garden, Pachysandra terminalis 'Green Carpet' is a robust, evergreen ground-cover plant producing a dense covering of glossy, toothed leaves. In early summer, upright spikes of small white flowers emerge above the sea of…  More Info

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

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Nemophila menziesii 'Pennie Black'

Here is an annual that's "as pretty as a picture". There is an incessant parade of sumptuous 2cm, rich deep purple to black flowers with - the master touch - a scalloped silvery-white edge. It has truly ground hugging habit (not unlike annual alyssum)…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Annual

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Alchemilla mollis 'Thriller'

Lady's Mantle is a low growing, hardy perennial best suited to the edges of borders. It grows in clumps, spreading quickly to provide good ground cover. Furthermore, during the summer season it produces unusual, lime-green flowers. The sweet nectar of…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Yellow
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Summer Bulb Collection

Our Summer Bulb Collection has something for every area of the garden! Low growing Allium and Oxalis make a lovely display in alpine troughs and rockeries. Taller perennials, such as Crocosmia and Liatris are perfect for adding height to the back of borders. We?ve even…  More Info




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Dianthus deltoides 'Arctic Fire'

A spectacular first year flowering perennial Dianthus that is quick to flower. Dwarf plants of deep green foliage, are smothered with dainty white serrated flowers complimented by an attractive fiery red eye. These delightful 'Pinksare long flowering, and look stunning…  More Info

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

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Osteospermum Collection (Hardy)

Versatile and resilient, hardy Osteospermums will thrive in hot, dry, neglected conditions, yet remain some of longest-flowering plants in the garden! Expect vibrant summer colour and weed suppressing ground cover from these easy to grow, sun loving Cape…  More Info

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

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Erigeron 'Stallone'

Coastal locations and other exposed gardens can be tough on flowers but Erigeron 'Stallone' or as it's more commonly called Fleabane or Beach Aster will cope with these conditions admirably. The daisy-like blooms will look very attractive tumbling over walls or…  More Info

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

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Lobelia 'Monsoon'

Patio pots, baskets and beds simply aren't complete without lobelia - it's an essential for summer colour. Superb, trailing plants become smothered in sparkly blue flowers. Great value when bought as young plants  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Blue
  • Longevity: Annual

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Arabis caucasica 'Snowcap'

Hundreds of pure white, sweetly scented flowers smother this dainty alpine perennial in spring. Arabis caucasica 'Snowcap' forms tidy cushions of evergreen, grey-green foliage and its spreading habit makes it perfect for rock gardens, wall crevices, patio containers or…  More Info

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

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Pachysandra terminalis 'Variegata'

Japanese Spurge is a useful ground cover plant, thriving in those difficult shaded areas on almost any soil. If the emerald green foliage of the species is too oppressive then add a splash of colour with this light reflecting variegated form.  More Info

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

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Vinca minor f. alba 'Gertrude Jekyll'

The spreading stems of Vinca minor 'Gertrude Jekyll' provide glossy, evergreen foliage that makes useful, weed-beating ground cover.  More Info

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

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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 'Magic…  More Info

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

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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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Tulip 'Ground Cover' Mix

Make gardening easy with this versatile mix of groundcovering tulips. Halting spring weeds in their tracks, they'll form a carpet of colour. Unique mix of some very choice forms, including the ever-popular butter-yellow tulip tarda  More Info

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

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Aubrieta 'Dr. Mules Variegata'

This eye-catching evergreen ground-cover plant forms a dense carpet of variegated leaves with striking cream edges. Masses of violet-purple flowers smother the foliage in early and mid spring. Aubrieta 'Dr. Mules Variegata' has a spreading mat-forming habit and is…  More Info

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

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Cyclamen hederifolium

A delightful ground cover plant for rockeries and woodland gardens where it will self seed to create a carpet of foliage from autumn to spring. Bulb size 10/11.  More Info

  • Sun shade: Dappled shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • Longevity: Tuber

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Agapanthus 'Bluestorm'

The flamboyant Agapanthus 'Bluestorm' is a neat and compact African Lily cultivar which reaches just 76cm (30), boasting more stems than traditional varieties and blooming through the summer for up to 3 weeks longer. The mass of soft violet flowers atop upright stems…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Blue
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Geranium oxonianum 'Claridge Druce'

With a choice of so many different hardy Geraniums, sometimes it's hard to know which one to choose. Geranium oxonianum 'Claridge Druce' grows in a neat evergreen clump 75cm (30) high and is covered in rose pink flowers from late spring until autumn. It spreads…  More Info

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

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Rose 'The Fairy' (Polyantha)

Rose 'The Fairy' is a well-known and trouble-free Polyantha variety, with an RHS AGM. It bears abundant sprays of small but fully double, pale-pink, scentless blooms. Later flowering than many varieties, 'The Fairy' flowers freely from late summer right through to…  More Info

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

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Lily 'Splendid Joy'

Good ground cover for areas around trees and shrubs, the colour-drenched blooms are an added bonus!  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Apricot
  • Longevity: Bulb

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Dianthus deltoides 'Micro Chips'

A true first year flowering perennial Dianthus that is very quick to bloom. Dwarf deep green foliage, soon becomes smothered in a spectacular mixture of dainty serrated edged flowers. Stunning in containers, used as ground cover at the front of borders or…  More Info

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

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Morning Glory 'Star Of Yelta'

A stunning and very striking garden plant which can be used as a climber or ground cover subject. The large flower buds open to royal a deep purple, silk-like, 7cm (3in) bloom with rich red vein markings, forming a star from the very centre to the petal…  More Info

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

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Thelypteris palustris

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Perennial

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Lithodora diffusa 'Heavenly Blue'

Perfect for a rockery or the front of a sunny border, Lithodora 'Heavenly Blue' is a mass of pretty star-shaped royal blue flowers throughout late spring and summer. It is low growing with evergreen foliage and soon spreads to cover a wide area. It is easy to…  More Info

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

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Delosperma 'Wheels of Wonder - Orange'

Standard ice plants make excellent ground cover, providing low-maintenance and continuous flower power. But if you find the blooms a little small, then new 'Wheels of Wonder Series' is for you. A marked improvement, this new strain has flowers twice the…  More Info

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

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Iberis sempervirens

Native to southern Europe, Iberis sempervirens is a robust, but beautiful, subshrub plant that can thrive in poor soils and exposed sites. This Candytuft has sprays of white, fragrant flowers that cover the plant in early summer. It can be planted as a ground<…  More Info

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

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Microbiota decussata

For excellent ground cover the Microbiota decussata is quick and easy, and its prostrate habit of low growing means it will cover difficult areas fast. It can cover sloping ground, banks and borders, and needs zero maintenance making…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Shrub

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Helianthemum Collection

Showy dwarf evergreen shrubs which spread quickly over rocks and slopes and make ideal ground cover. The attractive foliage is smothered from late spring with masses of 25cm (1 inch) flowers resembling wild roses in pink, lemon, copper, red, purple and…  More Info

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

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Petunia 'Purple Velvet' F1 Hybrid

Petunia 'Purple Velvet' easily outperforms other expensive cutting-raised surfinias with its exceptionally long trailing stems. This sensational cascading petunia is smothered in superb velvety, purple blooms throughout summer, and right up to the first frosts.…  More Info

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

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