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Cherry 'Stardust Coveu'

Cherry ?Stardust? is notable as the first self-fertile white cherry! The red-blushed fruits have an exceptional sweet flavour and show good resistance to splitting after summer rains. This is a strong growing variety with good vigour, producing good yields of sweet…  More Info

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

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Amsonia tabernaemontana

Starry clusters of elegant pale blue Amsonia flowers appear from spring to midsummer. This rarely seen perennial deserves better recognition in gardens for its long flowering period and reliable performance year after year. Amsonia tabernaemontana grows happily…  More Info

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

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Tacca chantrieri 'Nivea'

This rare white form of the ever popular Bat Plant offers shiny, dark green leaves and in 2-3 years when mature, magnificent white, green veined blooms with long tentacles. A thought- provoking plant for the home or conservatory  More Info

  • Sun shade: Dappled shade
  • Grows in: Indoor Plant
  • Flower Colour: Purple
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Meconopsis baileyi 'Hensol Violet'

Indulge yourself by growing this rare, mauve form of the exquisite Himalayan Blue Poppy. Scintillating, silky blooms aloft downy foliage give an absolutely breathtaking effect when planted in groups in shady borders and woodland areas. A collector's item for the…  More Info

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

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Aralia elata 'Variegata'

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

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Pinkcurrant 'Gloire de Sablon'

Rarely available in shops, the fruit of pink Currant 'Gloire de Sablon' are highly desirable for decorating desserts, or making summer puddings, jams and jellies. The remarkable soft, translucent pink currants have a delightful fragrance and a juicy, sweet…  More Info

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

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Loropetalum chinense var. rubrum 'Fire Dance'

This handsome shrub is always marvelled at, for it's unique, tasselled blooms, dipped in crimson-red. They'll enjoy a sheltered corner of the garden, and reward you with their showy firecracker-like blooms and colourful foliage. Not as well known as it should be, this…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Aquilegia viridiflora 'Chocolate Soldier'

This rare, choice species features delicate, nodding, chocolate-brown, 15cm (0.5in) blooms from late spring onwards. The neatly compact plants are perfect for borders and rockeries. A collector's item. Height: 30-35cm (12-14 inches)  More Info

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

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Lily 'Black Jewel'

Rare and mysterious, black flowers always generate interest and fascination amongst collectors, as well as amateur growers. 'Black Jewel' is one of the darkest lilies currently available, and is a luxurious and expensive favourite of florists. So why not grow…  More Info

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

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Tree Peony 'Rockii Mixed'

Few plants can compare with the spectacular beauty of a tree peony in full bloom. A mature plant can boast in excess of a hundred wonderfully exotic blooms, each one measuring 25cm (10in) or more across. Breathtaking in borders, tree peonies also make exquisite cut…  More Info

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

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Spring Companions Bulb Collection

It's rare to have spring bulbs in bloom at the same time, but this duo will flower spectacularly together!  More Info

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

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Fuchsia 'Marble Orange King'

Giant 6 inch blooms, swirled in pink and rare orange tones. Snap up this unique fuchsia while you can. Ideal for hanging baskets, windowboxes and patio pots.  More Info

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

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Lisianthius nigrescens

The blackest flower in the world! This rare and completely unique plant is little known outside its native Mexico. Long, tubular, truly black flowers are set against large lanceolate leaves making this rarely- offered exotic an eye-catching and dramatic…  More Info

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

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Foxglove 'Alba'

Marvellous large pure white spikes, a rare and unusual colour. Magnificent in the border in sun or part shade and very useful as a cut flower. Flowers early summer  More Info

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

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Hamamelis x intermedia 'Pallida'

Hamamelis x intermedia 'Pallida' bears spidery, sulphur-yellow flowers with a sweet perfume that carries on the chilly winter air. From December through to February this hardy, deciduous shrub provides a rare splash of colour in the winter garden.  More Info

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

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Hamamelis x intermedia 'Pallida'

Hamamelis x intermedia 'Pallida' bears spidery, sulphur-yellow flowers with a sweet perfume that carries on the chilly winter air. From December through to February this hardy, deciduous shrub provides a rare splash of colour in the winter garden.  More Info

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

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Geranium pratense 'Splish Splash™'

One of the most beautiful, striking and unusual Perennial Geraniums with mauve-blue splashes and flecks on pure white petals, each 3cm ( 1/4in) flower head appearing to be individually designed and painted. A fascinating, rare and prized border plant, coming…  More Info

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

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Peony 'Garden Treasure'

The very best Peony that money can buy! A rare hybrid between border and tree peony, still very much sought after for UK gardens. Plants give a statuesque, upright, tree peony habit and with more than 50, highly fragrant blooms each year. Peonies last for decades…  More Info

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

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Knautia macedonica

One of the finest perennials for the border we have seen. It has a very long season of flowering lasting well into the autumn and early winter. The dense, double, pin cushion scabious like flowers are a brilliantly strong cherry red, a rare colour in border…  More Info

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

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Antirrhinum majus 'Double Madame Butterfly Mixed' F1 Hybrid

A flower in an entirely new form. Its large completely double, azalea-shaped blooms provide a riot of colour and its reliability and impressiveness are borne out by rare award of an All-America and All-Britain Selections Bronze Medal. Ideal for borders, bedding…  More Info

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

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Hyacinth 'Midnight Mystic'®

Rare and highly sought after, this is the first and original breakthroughblack hyacinth! Available again due to popular demand - you won't find this variety for sale anywhere else! Launched to a frenzy of interest at the Chelsea Flower Show in 2005, Hyacinth …  More Info

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

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Daphne gemmata 'Royal Crown'

This rare and sought after deciduous shrub of compact habit originates from China. The glossy green leaves and clusters of pretty yellow flowers make a stunning show on the patio. Blooming from late spring to summer, the yellow flowers are sought after by bees…  More Info

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

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Tacca chantrieri 'Green Isle'

An unusual and rarely offered selection that has intriguing dusky green blooms with bat-like, long green tentacles. Flowers in 2-3 years from seed.  More Info

  • Sun shade: Dappled shade
  • Grows in: Indoor Plant
  • Flower Colour: Green
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Abelia mosanensis

Rarely available, Abelia mosanensis is notable for its improved hardiness over many species. This slow growing, deciduous shrub produces clusters of small, star-shaped blooms with an intense fragrance.  More Info

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

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Stachyurus praecox

A native of the Himalayas, rarely seen in the UK. Flowering in late winter and early spring, the hanging racemes of small, pale yellowy-green flowers hang like decorations from the bare, arching branches. Ideal for a shrub border.  More Info




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Hellebore (Purple-flowered Christmas Rose)

Rarely offered for sale as seed! This exquisite Helleborus produces clumps of robust, leathery foliage along with many large blooms, flushed in shades of purple, pink and even slate grey!  More Info

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

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Potato 'Maris Piper'

Early maincropThe best chipping variety available, and a versatile 'all rounder'. Potato 'Maris Piper' produces dry, floury tubers with creamy-white flesh of good flavour, that rarely discolours on cooking. This popular purple-flowered maincrop potato is also…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Vegetable Plot
  • Flower Colour: Purple
  • Longevity: Tuber

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Rhododendron 'Molten Gold'

You won?t find a better variegated variety than Rhododendron 'Molten Gold'. The glossy, dark green foliage is streaked with gold, and retains its leaf colour better than other variegated Rhododendrons, rarely reverting back to green.  More Info

  • Sun shade: sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Purple
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Hydrangea petiolaris

An elegant climbing Hydrangea that's perfect for those cold, north facing walls that rarely see the sun. Shade loving Hydrangea petiolaris bears lacy white blooms in summer that contrast beautifully with its cloak of dark green foliage.  More Info

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

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Foxglove 'Milk Chocolate'

Foxglove 'Milk Chocolate' boasts slender flower spikes filled with tightly-packed rich chocolate-coloured flowers. This superb Foxglove is a rarely seen variety, with glossy foliage that complements its unusual blooms. Digitalis parviflora 'Milk Chocolate' is…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Brown
  • Longevity: Biennial

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Lysimachia ephemerum

Lysimachia ephemerum, commonly known as Loosestrife has pallid flower spikes massed with star-shaped white blooms, which contrast beautifully with green-silver foliage. Surprisingly, the attractive Loosestrife is rarely seen in the UK. It is an elegant perennial,…  More Info

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

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Viburnum 'Le Bois Marquis'

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

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Geranium 'Quantum Red'

Often seen as a pricey collector?s item, we now offer this special ?Stellar? geranium at great value as a seed item. The colours are so vivid they almost glow. Height 40cm (16in).  More Info

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

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Hypericum perforatum

Hypericum perforatum is one of the less-cultivated Hypericums in UK gardens, and is rarely available in garden centres. With golden star-shaped flowers at the tips of upright stems throughout the summer, this hardy perennial makes an excellent addition to wild…  More Info

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

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Cephalanthus occidentalis

Cephalanthus occidentalis is an unusual deciduous shrub, rarely seen in UK gardens. It bears creamy-white, rounded, button-like flowers with a powerful fragrance from late summer to autumn (giving this plant its common name of the Button Bush). These blooms are…  More Info

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

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Potato 'King Edward'

Late maincrop. Potato 'King Edward' is the classic Christmas variety and a firm favourite for roasting. The creamy white flesh has a light, floury texture and rarely discolours on cooking. A popular and well-loved late maincrop variety with good resistance to…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Vegetable Plot
  • Flower Colour: Lilac
  • Longevity: Tuber

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