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Hosta 'Slug Resistant' Collection

If you've been thwarted by slugs when growing hostas, you'll want to try this collection! Slugs and snails love hostas, but they're less keen on this selection. Hostas love shady areas - plant them in borders, pots and tubs, and rockeries.…  More Info

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

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Scabious 'Kudos Collection'

Not just for cottage garden borders, but also fitting well into patio pots, you'll find 'Kudos' a favourite with the bees and butterflies. Even after the blooms have faded, the seedheads remain a feature! We're so confident you'll love this plant, we'll…  More Info

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

Just£17.99

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Achillea millefolium 'Summer Pastels'

Yarrow is tough and reliable, thriving on light sandy soils and coping well with coastal conditions. This particular variety combines an inspiring mix of pastel shades that creates a wonderful tapestry of summer colour.  More Info

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

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Potentilla fruticosa 'Hopleys Orange'

This small deciduous Cinquefoil is a great performer, bringing colour to the garden throughout summer and into the autumn when it is covered in masses of small blooms. Each of the bright, bold flowers has a yellow centre with dark orange petals fading to a lighter…  More Info

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

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Achillea millefolium 'Summer Pastels'

Achillea millefolium 'Summer Pastels' has aromatic foliage and large, flat flower heads in interesting pastel shades which will create a wonderful tapestry of summer colour. It is a tough and reliable Yarrow, which thrives on light sandy soils and copes well with…  More Info

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

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Hydrangea macrophylla 'Blue Danube'

Hydrangeas are one of the most popular garden shrubs in the UK. They are loved for their reliability and the generous amounts of colour they offer and the length of flowering time. Hydrangea 'Blue Danube' in an acidic soil will produce electric blue flowers, and…  More Info

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

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Meconopsis 'Lingholm'

This captivating short lived perennial is a 'must have'! From basal rosettes of hairy leaves rise tall stems bearing spectacular, single clear blue poppy flowers, up to 10cm (4) across. Meconopsis 'Lingholm' makes a stunning feature planted en masse in woodlands,…  More Info

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

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Knautia macedonica 'Melton Pastels'

Knautia macedonica 'Melton Pastels' is a delightful plant, that looks fantastic planted in colourful cottage garden or informal garden borders. This variety of Knautia has pin cushion flowers, in gentle shades of pink, rose and crimson on slender,…  More Info

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

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Gaillardia 'Arizona Sun'

Tough as old bootsis one way we've heard gaillardia described! They almost thrive on neglect and love hot, dry conditions. A true perennial - they'll flower all summer and again next year too  More Info

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

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Hydrangea macrophylla 'Endless Summer - Bloomstar'

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Bloomstruck' flowers from May until September and throughout these months this shrub is full of beautiful flowerheads, each measuring up to 13cm in size, that grow on bright red shoots. What is fascinating about this Hydrangea is that the colours…  More Info

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

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Spiraea japonica 'Genpei'

Spiraea are popular deciduous shrubs and this dwarf variety has a mound forming habit which adds an ornamental charm to any garden setting.  More Info

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

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Lombardy Poplar (Hedging)

Poplars are a familiar sight grown as field boundaries, providing an effective windbreak to protect crops. They also make good hedging plants as they will bush out to form an effective screen if they are clipped regularly. The Lombardy Poplar has almost…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Beds
  • Flower Colour: Red
  • Longevity: Tree

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Hosta 'Wide Brim'

Hostas are loved for their bold foliage that provide interest in very shaded areas of the garden, where other plants would struggle to grow. Hosta 'Wide Brim' is a striking variety, that has variegated foliage with deep green centres and pale creamy…  More Info

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

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Hydrangea arborescens 'Strong Annabelle'

As its name suggests, Hydrangea arborescens 'Strong Annabelle' is a sturdier cultivar of the well loved 'Hydrangea 'Annabelle'. The enormous, rounded heads of white florets stand proud on the strong stems of this deciduous shrub, even in exposed positions. Unlike…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of august 2019

Foxglove 'Silver Cub'

Grow a plant that's lovely to look at and lovely to touch too. This unusual foxglove produces strong, mid-height flower spires in its first year if sown in January. An added bonus is the pretty silver foliage which feels 'fluffy' and soft to the…  More Info

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

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Nandina domestica 'Blush Pink'

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

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Rosa 'Madame Alfred Carriere' (Climbing Rose)

Rosa 'Madame Alfred Carrière' is an old variety, well loved for it?s voluptuous, double white blooms with the softest blush of pink. The sweetly fragrant roses are borne persistently throughout summer against a backdrop of healthy, mid-green foliage. The stems of…  More Info




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despatch by end of june 2019

Clematis 'Pink Fantasy'

Despite its common name, the appearance of Clematis 'Pink Fantasy' is very different to that of an Old Man's Beard. Its rose tinted flowers, which bloom in July, August and September, are adorned with a dark pink stripe, while its compact, green foliage makes an…  More Info

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

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Rose multiflora nana perpetua 'Garden Party' (Miniature Rose)

Easy to grow from seed and bred to have improved germination, this lightly-scented mini rose will flower in the first year from a January to March sowing. Ideal for bedding, edging and containers, 'Garden Party''s pretty shades of pink, rose and white will…  More Info

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

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Erica carnea 'Pink Spangels'

This heather variety lives up to it's 'Pink Spangels' name with dozens of pretty pale pink flowers contrasting with dark green foliage and as the flowers are a valuable source of nectar for pollinating insects you'll get a display of wildlife thrown in for good measure…  More Info

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

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Pieris 'Forest Flame'

Awarded and RHS AGM for its outstanding garden performance, Pieris 'Forest Flame' is a well loved variety, and often thought to be one of the best!. Young spring leaves are bright red fading through coral pink and cream, before reaching their final shade  More Info

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

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despatch by end of september 2019

Campanula persicifolia 'Blue Bell'

Campanula persicifolia 'Blue Bell' is a charming upright perennial, producing a summer display of slender, stems adorned with outward facing, bell-shaped blooms in a rich shade of blue. Campanulas are a well-loved addition to cottage garden borders, forming an…  More Info

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

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Thuja occidentalis 'Mirjam'

Thuja occidentalis 'Mirjam' is a delightful evergreen which will make a valuable addition to any garden throughout the year. During the winter months, it adopts rich hues of deep orange, green and bronze. A compact evergreen, Thuja occidentalis 'Mirjam' is virtually…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Tree

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Rhododendron 'Moerheim'

 Rhododendron 'Moerheim' is a compact, evergreen, spring flowering shrub that becomes covered in frilly, violet-blue flowers in May. This low maintenance, shade tolerant Azalea is a superb addition to small garden borders, rockeries, gravel gardens and also is…  More Info

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

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Prunus laurocerasus 'Rotundifolia'

When grown as a hedge, this Cherry Laurel looks smart, glossy and dense. The shiny leaves form a lovely backdrop for the creamy white flower spikes in spring which are a magnet for pollinating insects. As the flowers fade, glossy berries take their place,…  More Info

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

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Quince 'Vranja' (patio)

Regarded to be the finest tasting dessert apple, the rich aromatic flavour and crisp, juicy texture set this apple apart from other varieties. Apple 'Cox's Orange Pippin' produces medium sized, orange-red fruits with thin skins.  More Info

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

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Geranium cantabrigiense 'Biokovo'

A very pretty hardy Geranium producing clusters of silky, palest pink flowers with pink stamens, throughout June and July. Geranium cantabrigiense 'Biokovo' is a vigorous, semi-evergreen perennial with a mat-forming habit, making it ideal as a groundcover plant.  More Info

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

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Diascia 'Sundiascia Eternal Flames'

With flower spires to rival those of lupins, this new series of diascia will stop you in your tracks! Flowering for months on end and hardy to boot, 'Eternal Flamesis a really special perennial - order some today!  More Info

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

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Begonia 'Funky Pink'

Ideal in baskets and containers, thanks to its trailing habit, Begonia 'Funky Pink' produces masses of unusually- shaped, large, double flowers in a lovely salmon pink with flecks of gold and striking orange centres.  More Info

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

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Callistemon viminalis 'Hot Pink'

We all like to grow something a bit different, and this plant is a real beauty. It loves a sheltered corner and is early to flower, with frothy blooms in a warm shade of pink which attract plenty of bees and butterflies. Cut stems are happy indoors…  More Info

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

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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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Poppy 'Gartenzwerg'

Poppy 'Gartenzwerg' is a beautiful biennial that bears soft blooms in attractive shades of red and coral pink. Poppies are an ideal choice for cutting due to the upright flowers and sturdy stems; when cutting the blooms for indoor use, sear the bottom of the…  More Info

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

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Potentilla tridentata 'Nuuk'

Potentilla tridentata 'Nuuk' is an evergreen, low growing plant and an ideal choice for the rockery or alpine garden, or for groundcover in a low maintenance garden. Its glossy dark green leaves sometimes turn to bronze and red wine shades during the…  More Info

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

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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…  More Info

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

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Miscanthus x giganteus

Miscanthus x giganteus is a vigorous grower, towering up to 3.5m (12') with ease, which makes it ideal as an inpenetrable screen or windbreak. During September and October this deciduous perennial grass produces sprays of arching, grey-pink flowers from the top of the …  More Info

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

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Rhamnus frangula 'Aspleniifolia'

Rhamnus frangula 'Aspleniifolia' is a slow-growing shrub, noted for its striking foliage. Its leaves are slender, and almost fern-like in appearance ? bright green in spring and summer, turning to lovely shades of red, bronze and gold in autumn. Alder…  More Info

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

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