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Hypericum 'Gemo'

St. John's Wort is perhaps best known for its medicinal properties; in tablet form, it allieviates depression and increases resilience. It should come as no surprise, therefore, that Hypericum 'Gemo' is an exceptionally durable variety that can tolerate both shade and drought. EvMore Info

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Verbascum olympicum

Every garden needs�a plant that shouts 'look at me' so a Verbascum olympicum is a worthy contender.�It will tolerate conditions that other plants would find hard to thrive in, such as hot and dry borders and poor soil and will quickly grow to 2 metres tall. The felted, silver rosMore Info

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Cistus x pulverulentus 'Sunset'

Cistus x pulverulentus 'Sunset', sometimes called 'Rock Rose' or 'Sun Rose' is a superb plant for gardens with poor and dry condition soil. It has grey-green evergreen foliage and from June until August bright pink, tissue-paper flowers emerge, lasting for just one day, before aMore Info

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Achillea millefolium 'Cerise Queen'

Achillea millefolium 'Cerise Queen' has bright cerise pink flowers atop tall stems and aromatic and feathery foliage. A vigorous and low�maintenance�variety, it will create an explosion of late summer colour at the back of the herbaceous border. Thriving on even poor dry soils,�iMore Info

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Delosperma 'Hardy Mixed'

Unique, versatile and vibrant! The fleshy, drought tolerant creeping stems of these hardy Ice Plants make ideal ground cover on sunny banks and poor stony soils. The showy daisy-like flowers of Delosperma 'Hardy Mixed' create a carpet of intense colour, in exclusive new shades thMore Info

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Hypericum x moserianum 'Tricolor'

Hypericum x moserianum 'Tricolor' is a particularly low-growing variety of St. John's Wort, making for excellent, colourful ground cover. The hardy shrub's semi-evergreen foliage is easy to grow and requires little maintenance, even in poor conditions, but is most notable for itsMore Info

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Kale 'Dwarf Green Curled'

Kale Dwarf Green Curled produces dark, tightly curled leaves. Excellent quality, very cold hardy, Kale Dwarf Green Curled is good for difficult or windswept gardens or poor wet soilsMore Info

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Delosperma 'Wheels of Wonder'

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 size and it boasts some suMore Info

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Cauliflower 'Boris' F1 Hybrid

This really is a gardener-friendly variety. Vigorous root systems support healthy plant growth and erect foliage formation for a tidy, manageable crop. Cauliflower Boris F1 will grow in any soil type and will withstand whatever the British weather can throw at it - rain or shine.More Info

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Sarracenia species 'New Hybrids Mixed'

Strikingly attractive pitcher plants which give no outward hint of their unusual dietary habits! They attract insects with their enticing scent, alluring colours and the promise of a nectar-like secretion on the lip of the 'pitcher'. A slippery footing on the bloom's rim causes uMore Info

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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 as a grounMore Info

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Genista lydia

This dwarf Lydian Broom is a real gem, winning the RHS Award of Garden Merit for its lovely flowers and easy-to-grow habits. So even if you are gardening on poor, sandy soil, don't despair, this is just the plant for you! Genista lydia has arching stems which form a dome that isMore Info

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Wildflower Mix

Create a beautiful wildflower area in your garden with this selection of bright and colourful annuals. Our special selection provides forage over a long season, from spring through to early autumn, making it an invaluable food source for bees and butterflies. Collection comprisesMore Info

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Iberis gibraltarica

For gardens with poor soil or in exposed coastal locations, Iberis gibraltarica, also known as 'Candytuft' is a nice option. It is native to North Africa and the only place in Europe where it grows wild is the Upper Rock Nature Reserve in Gibraltar, which features in its Latin naMore Info

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Buddleja davidii 'Black Knight'

Buddleja davidii 'Black Knight' produces rich indigo-blue scented flowers at the tops of the stems. This easy to grow shrub is drought resistant and thrives on neglect, as well as attracting wildlife to the garden. Height and Spread: 2.5m (8.2).More Info

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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 cover plant at the fMore Info

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Candytuft 'Pink Ice'

Candytuft 'Pink Ice' is a hardworking shrubby perennial evergreen plant that is happy in poor soil. It's suited to rockeries, the front of sunny borders and to enhance the tops of walls. The pretty little pink and white flowers have a sweet scent that will attract beneficial inseMore Info

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Rudbeckia hirta 'Cherry Brandy'

These robust plants have outstanding garden performance, producing a mass of attractive, cherry-coloured blooms all summer long. Triumphing over heat and poor soils, these versatile coneflowers look stunning when planted beds, large patio containers, or as sweeping drifts in herbMore Info

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Hypericum calycinum

Hypericum calycinum is a low-growing, ground-covering shrub needing virtually no maintenance. Also known as the Rose of Sharon, and popular throughout the UK, it grows almost anywhere - from fertile, moist soil to poor, dry conditions and even deep shade! Its large, daffodil-yellMore Info

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Gaillardia x grandiflora 'Kobold'

For a stand out summer flower the gaillardia 'Kobold' really is exceptional. With a long flowering period from June to September you will be able to enjoy these beautiful big blooms for longer. Bright, bold and daring the gaillardia is at its best in dry, poor, sandy and stony soMore Info

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Clematis 'Harry Smith'

These self-supporting plants offer plenty of gentle fragrant yellow and brown flowers through the summer.More Info

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Armeria pseudarmeria 'Ballerina Mixed'

This pretty mix of sea thrift produces pretty globe-shaped flowerheads in a lovely colour blend of red, lilac and white. The long lasting blooms smother neat evergreen cushions of foliage throughout summer, attracting bees and other insects to their nectar rich flowers. Armeria pMore Info

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Buddleja davidii 'Black Knight' (Large Plant)

Buddleja davidii 'Black Knight' produces rich indigo-blue scented flowers at the tops of the stems. This easy to grow shrub is drought resistant and thrives on neglect, as well as attracting wildlife to the garden. Height and Spread: 2.5m (8.2).More Info

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Ajuga reptans f. albiflora 'Alba' (Large Plant)

Cover your shaded soil in an evergreen carpet by choosing to plant Bugle. These hardy perennials grow densely in almost all soil types, creating an impenetrable mat of evergreen foliage which cannot be invaded by weeds. Ajuga reptans f. albiflora 'Alba' is a particularly distinctMore Info

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Rosemary

Rosemary is the essential herb for roast lamb, but its dark green and aromatic foliage has a multitude of culinary uses. A shrubby evergreen that even survives in poor soils, rosemary is ideal for a sunny herb garden and requires almost no maintenance. Height and spread: 150cm (5More Info

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Centranthus ruber 'Albus'

Flowering non stop throughout the summer months Centranthus ruber 'Albus' or Valerian is a robust plant that can thrive in the harshest conditions, making it a perfect choice for exposed coastal gardens and gardens that get little rain. It flowers from spring until autumn with maMore Info

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Gaillardia x grandiflora 'Kobold'

For a stand out summer flower the gaillardia 'Kobold' really is exceptional. With a long flowering period from June to September you will be able to enjoy these beautiful big blooms for longer. Bright, bold and daring the gaillardia is at its best in dry, poor, sandy and stony soMore Info

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Gaillardia aristata 'Arizona Sun'

The Gaillardia 'Arizona Sun' brings a blaze of summertime colour to your garden, whatever the weather is doing. These fiery orange, red and yellow daisy flowers provide a constant blanket of bold, bright colour right though the summer months and continuing well into autumn. PerfeMore Info

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