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Mimulus x cultorum 'Major Bees'

Mimulus x cultorum 'Major Bees' has beautiful orchid shaped, yellow and red spotted flowers, it is a hardy perennial which grows bushy and low to the ground. The Monkey Flower is perfect for the edge of ponds, as it loves moist soil, and can cope with a waterlogged…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Yellow
  • 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…  More Info

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

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Antirrhinum majus 'Lucky Lips'

Contrasting purple-red and white bicolour flowers. Good for cutting, or for adding height to borders.  More Info

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

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Hydrangea arborescens 'Annabelle'

It's easy to see why Hydrangea 'Annabelle' is an RHS AGM winner. The extraordinary shrub produces enormous spherical flower heads that contrast beautifully with the dark green foliage.  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

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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despatch by end of march 2019

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…  More Info

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

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Fern 'Fantastic Ghost'

* New in 2015This hardy collection of four popular varieties will thrive in both borders and containers. From the dusky green- grey colour of 'Ghost', to the deep red stems of 'Ursula's Red' these ferns are a great way of adding architectural forms to a shady<…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Dappled shade
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Perennial

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despatch by end of march 2019

Foxglove 'Camelot Rose' F1 Hybrid

The first ever F1 Hybrid Foxglove! Spectacular plants that reliably flower in the first year, with another heavy flush of flowers in the second year. Uniform plants with high quality flower spikes in a rich carousel of colour as the speckled, jewel-like…  More Info

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

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Vinca minor

If you are looking for a plant that will bloom all summer long, then look no further than Lesser Periwinkle. One of the most resilient plants that you can buy, this vigorous, low grow shrub will grow happily in nearly any garden position, from full sun to…  More Info

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

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Hypericum 'Hidcote'

Hypericum are a low-maintenance and easy to grow evergreen shrub for small, medium or large-sized gardens. St. John's Wort will grow in virtually any type of soil, rewarding you with golden-yellow blooms from July through to October.  More Info

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

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despatch by end of march 2019

Sarcococca confusa

For wonderful winter colour and fragrance the Sarcococca confusa is a popular choice. With charming small white flowers which have a powerful honey-like fragrance, and hide beneath the glorious deep-green, leathery foliage, this delightful hardy shrub then produces long…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of july 2019

Ligularia dentata 'Midnight Lady'

Ligularia dentata 'Midnight Lady' makes a bold statement with its giant, deep bronze architectural foliage and dark stems topped with bright golden-orange daisy flowers which seem to shine out in a shady corner, attracting masses of bees and butterflies.…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of march 2019

Hosta undulata var. undulata

Small and compact, Hosta undulata var. undulata produces unusual twisted, variegated leaves with a strong central white stripe, and is known as the wavy plantain lily. Elegant spikes of light purple flowers appear in July for a an extra burst of colour. Really striking…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of march 2019

Azalea 'Japanese Red'

* New in 2015The plant that takes care of itself! No pruning required, just plant up and enjoy the masses of brightly coloured red blooms year after year. Height of stem supplied 60cm.  More Info

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

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despatch by end of march 2019

Leucothoe 'Scarletta'

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

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Acer palmatum Duo

These beautiful Acer varieties make superb specimen trees which are well suited to growing in small gardens and containers. Height and spread: Up to 8m (26'). Dispatch as potted plants approx 20-30cm high. Collection comprises Acer palmatum 'Atropurpureum' and…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of may 2019

Clethra barbinervis

Japanese Clethra are native to East Asia and have large panicles of small, fragrant, ice white flowers during late summer which attract bees and butterflies. The Clethra barbinervis is a tall variety, with a maximum height of 2.5 metres, making it a good shrub for the…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of august 2019

Hosta 'Francee'

The distinctive foliage of Hosta 'Francee' is instantly recognisable. The hardy perennial's green, ribbed leaves are edged with a contrasting cream colour. This variety of Plantain Lily therefore adds a splash of colour when it forms clumps in shady borders  More Info

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

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despatch by end of march 2019

Fern 'Fantastic Lady In Red'

* New in 2015This hardy collection of four popular varieties will thrive in both borders and containers. From the dusky green- grey colour of 'Ghost', to the deep red stems of 'Ursula's Red' these ferns are a great way of adding architectural forms to a shady<…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Dappled shade
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Perennial

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despatch by end of march 2019

Skimmia japonica 'Rubella'

Perfect for giving all-year interest in a shady spot in the garden, Skimmia japonica 'Rubella' makes a neat mound of glossy rosettes of aromatic evergreen foliage. Distinctive red buds bring colour throughout the winter months, opening as deliciously fragrant…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of september 2019

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

Just£19.99

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Meconopsis baileyi 'Alba'

Rarely-seen, stunning white form of the famous Himalayan blue poppy. Pure white silky petals surround golden stamens making this a real eye-catcher, particularly as it's ideal for damp, shady borders where other plants might not thrive. The 7-10cm …  More Info

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

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Cephalotaxus harringtonia 'Fastigiata'

Coniferous small tree with erect branches and yew shaped leaves. Known as ?plum yew? due to its leaf shape and the fruits from the female tree are plum shaped 3cm (1 ¼ ??) green fleshy small fruit surrounding a single hard seed.  More Info

  • Sun shade: dappled shade
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Tree

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Vinca minor 'Atropurpurea'

One of the best evergreen ground cover plants, Vinca minor 'Atropurpurea' produces slender trailing stems with a dense covering of glossy dark green leaves. From mid-spring through to autumn this delightful hardy perennial becomes smothered with dark purple star…  More Info

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

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Aquilegia vulgaris 'William Guinness'

The hardy Aquilegia vulgaris 'William Guinness' is an eye-catching Columbine which looks great in borders; cottage gardens and even along shady woodland edges. The spring flowers have black-purple petals and white centres, making it stand out from the…  More Info

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

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Carex morrowii 'Variegata'

Evergreen Carex 'Variegata' is suited to sunny borders as well as shady corners, in either position it will catch the eye with the creamy edged variegated leaves and graceful movement. The contrasting green and cream colours will highlight pansies and…  More Info

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

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Perennial Border Collection

This magnificent collection will fill your summer borders with colour, year after year. We've brought together a superb mix of well loved, easy to grow, herbaceous perennials. You'll recieve 4 of each variety - more than eneough to create bold groups!  More Info

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

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Hellebore 'Single Pink Blotch'

Hellebores are essential for winter colour in the garden, at their finest when planted in shady borders beneath deciduous trees and shrubs. Hellebore ?Single Pink Blotch? produces a charming display of dusky pink blooms, marbled with contrasting…  More Info

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

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Hellebore 'Green Spotted'

Exquisite cup shaped, pink flecked blooms appear like jewels in dull winter borders. Hellebore ?Green Spotted? is the essential low maintenance plant for any difficult, shady border where they will form clumps of leathery evergreen foliage…  More Info

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

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Hellebore 'White Star'

Exquisite cup shaped, glacier white blooms appear like jewels in dull winter borders. Hellebore ?White Star? is the essential low maintenance plant for any difficult, shady border where they will form clumps of leathery evergreen foliage for…  More Info

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

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Meconopsis napaulensis

Add some luxury to your border with these sought after patriotic perennial poppies! Quite different to annual poppies, varieties in this Meconopsis collection are ideal for damp, shady corners and feature long-lasting silky, satin, blooms in a patriotic…  More Info

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

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Hellebore 'Single Burgundy'

Hellebores are one of the first flowers to welcome a New Year in the garden. The Christmas Rose is perfect for shady borders, and can provide easy-maintenance ground cover beneath trees and shrubs.  More Info

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

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Dodecatheon meadia

This early riser delights the spring garden with umbrellas of hanging reflexed flowers, just like cyclamen. The fresh light pink flowers add a flash to shady spots, where the plants with thrive in the cool conditions. Deciduous foliage rosettes fade by…  More Info

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

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Fern 'Fantastic Ursula's Red'

* New in 2015This hardy collection of four popular varieties will thrive in both borders and containers. From the dusky green- grey colour of 'Ghost', to the deep red stems of 'Ursula's Red' these ferns are a great way of adding architectural forms to a shady<…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Dappled shade
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Perennial

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despatch by end of march 2019

Hedera helix 'Goldheart'

Hedera Helix or 'Goldheart' is a fast-growing climbing ivy ? great for covering walls and fences or even for growing up and around substantial trees. With its green and yellow-gold foliage, this versatile plant will happily ramble across all kinds of shady  More Info

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

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Lunaria annua

It blooms from March to April in rich, purples, pinks and starry bi-coloured combinations with white. It's a vital nectar plant and therefore popular with butterflies, very easy to grow, normally self-seeding itself in sunny or shady positions. Over a long…  More Info

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

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