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'Small Perennial Border Plants'

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Blechnum brasiliense 'Volcano'

Dicksonia tree ferns too large or expensive for your garden? We've found the answer - try the dwarf Brazilian tree fern instead! An exciting new find for the home gardener, only recently introduced to the UK, but surely set to be the next big thing! Compact plants  More Info

  • Sun shade: Dappled shade
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Perennial

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despatch by end of august 2018

Viola x williamsiana 'Brush Strokes'

These very unusual and distinctive small viola faces produce a palette of colours as if individually brushed by an artist. Bushy, dwarf plants give outstanding garden performance in summer or autumn displays.  More Info

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

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Salvia farinacea 'Strata'

From uniform and compact plants rise silvery erect stems bearing many silver-green calyx, from which a firework of small clear blue flowers emerge. Height: 35-45cm (14-18in)  More Info

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

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Kiwi 'Jenny'

Kiwi 'Jenny' is the only self-fertile, hardy kiwi variety in cultivation. A spectacular climber in its own right with red tipped, heart shaped foliage and the clusters of small white flowers in summer. The sweet egg shaped fruit can be harvested in August and…  More Info

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

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Cat Grass 'Tabby Cat'

Not just an outstanding ornamental or accent plant, variegated cat grass provides vitamins and fibre for your cat's diet and keeps them from chewing on your prized houseplants. Very quick growing and will be 15cm (6in) within six weeks for cats to enjoy. Later in…  More Info

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

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Bellis perennis 'Pomponette' Mixed

Masses of tightly quilled 1.5in button flowers on compact plants. A bright mixture of red, rose and white. Superb for small beds, edging, windowboxes etc. Growing well in shade they are good for planting under trees or as an edging to patio   More Info

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

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Agapanthus africanus 'Albus'

This exotic and hardy African Lily has flower head made up of many small florets in pure white, rising above strong grassy foliage. Agapanthus Africanus 'Albus' is an outstanding perennial for your borders or any sunny position in the garden.…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of july 2018

Coleus canina 'Scaredy Cat'

The neat grey-green leaves and small pale blue flowers make this half-hardy perennial an attractive addition to borders and containers. At it?s most effective when grown in full sun and when fully established, Coleus canina ?Scaredy Cat? is…  More Info

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

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Coleus canina 'Scaredy Cat'

The neat grey-green leaves and small pale blue flowers make this tender perennial an attractive addition to borders and containers. At it?s most effective when grown in full sun and when fully established, Coleus canina ?Scaredy Cat?? is undemanding…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of july 2018

Hollyhock 'Chater's Double Apricot'

This magnificent strain, with fully double flowers of rich apricot on tall imposing spikes of blooms, gives an air of stately splendour. One of the finest background plants for the border and is equally effective when grown in small groups. Usually…  More Info

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

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Dahlia 'Maxi Tampico'

Carpet your garden in rich colour and keep the weeds at bay with our perennial creeping phlox collection. This hardy rockery plant has many uses ? underplant trees, shrubs and tall perennials, soften path edging or cover awkward slopes and banks.…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of july 2018

Primula japonica 'Miller's Crimson'

Crimson flowers crown silvery stems that rise above rosettes of foliage from late spring. This robust little perennial holds an RHS AGM and creates a wonderful display in shady, damp spots and woodlands. For the best impact, plant Primula 'Miller's Crimson…  More Info

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

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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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Epimedium 'Lilafee'

A gorgeous hardy perennial, Epimedium ?Lilafee? may be small but it certainly stands out in your garden! Quite happy to grow in partial shade and be used as a groundcover plant, this easy to grow plant produces sprays of purple flowers, each…  More Info

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

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Pachysandra terminalis

Japanese Spurge is the perfect groundcover shrub, and is also ideal for growing in areas between trees and shrubs to stop the spread of weeds. This mat-forming evergreen perennial has interesting rosettes of green-toothed, glossy leaves which cluster at the tips…  More Info

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

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Heucherella 'Solar Power'

Heucherella 'Solar Power' is a hybrid between Heuchera and Tiarella. A perennial evergreen forming a neat mound of yellowish, lime green leaves mottled with dark red markings which deepen in colour during winter.  More Info

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

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despatch by end of june 2018

Helenium puberulum 'Autumn Lollipop'

A curious plant for the front of the border. Autumn Lollipop boasts heads of rustic yellow and bronze with a small basal frill of ruffled petals. Highly ornate and also an extremely original cut flower. Height: 60-90cm (24-36in)  More Info

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

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Eucalyptus pauciflora subsp. niphophila

This low, spreading hardy perennial is perfect for alpine troughs, creeping through rockeries, and dangling over low walls. Small, fleshy, green-blue foliage forms a dense mat of ground cover that is topped by panicles of rosy pink, starry flowers in late…  More Info

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

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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 (3-4in)…  More Info

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

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Wildflower Mixture

An easy to grow mixture providing an abundance of attractive wild flowers to add colour, grace and interest to the garden. Suitable for the flower border or wild area they are also valuable for the butterflies, bees, seed eating birds and insects they will…  More Info

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

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Shasta Daisy 'Real Dream'

Compact Shasta Daisy 'Real Dream' is perfect for sun or shade in a small garden or at the front of a mixed border where the pretty daisy-like flowers will put on a good show in July and August each year. The neat blooms of this Leucanthemum are pale yellow…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Yellow
  • 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…  More Info

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

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Tanacetum coccineum 'T&M Single Mixed'

Useful and popular plants for the border, providing masses of bright single daisy flowers at a time when the last of the spring flowers have faded and before the summer types are in bloom. The long stemmed flowers make excellent cut flowers. Flowers late…  More Info

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

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Viburnum davidii

Flattened heads of small white flowers decorate this compact, rounded shrub in late spring. If cross pollinated, the female plants will later produce striking metallic blue berries which contrast strongly with he wine red stem tips. Viburnum davidii is a…  More Info

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

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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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Euphorbia x martini 'Ascot Rainbow'

If you are looking for a perennial for an area with low rainfall and dry soils, Euphorbia x martini 'Ascot Rainbow' is a great choice due to its strong drought tolerance. The vibrant foliage has a pink tinge in winter and in spring it has small, chartreuse…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of september 2018

Salvia microphylla 'Blue Monrovia'

Salvia microphylla 'Blue Monrovia' is a bushy, shrubby perennial. In mild areas it may remain evergreen, although generally considered a semi-evergreen where winters are harsh and the plants are given no protection. This pretty Sage forms an upright clump…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of august 2018

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-yellow…  More Info

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

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

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Clematis montana 'Grandiflora'

Clematis montana 'Grandiflora' has a profusion of small cross shaped white flowers in late spring and early summer and it has dense deep grey-green foliage that can create a 'living wall' effect. This clematis can cover a whole fence, side of garage etc, and can…  More Info

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

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Delosperma 'Wheels of Wonder Series'

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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Rhodanthemum 'Marrakech'

Neat and compact, this charming cultivar is the perfect size for patio containers, or wandering through mixed borders without ever getting out of hand. Deep purple blooms with gently crimped edges associate particularly well with the showy blooms of white…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of january 2019

Meconopsis betonicifolia 'Blue'

Is there a more beautiful bloom in the entire flower kingdom then the famous Blue Poppy? It is only to be expected that an elusive, magical flower like this is a little harder to grow. The secret with this plant is to grow cool and well shaded. Height: 60-90cm …  More Info

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

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Chrysanthemum 'Paradiso'

Chrysanthemums are renowned for their late season display of vivid colours. Flowering from late summer right through until November, Chrysanthemum 'Paradiso' is a compact variety, with neat domes of dark green foliage that become almost totally covered in small  More Info

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

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despatch by end of october 2018

Pansy 'Mello® 21' F1 Hybrid

Mello® 21 has twenty one different shades and bicolours from black through to white. The flowers are an excellent size without being too big, smooth, well rounded, firm and upward facing on compact plants, held clear of the small foliage. A true spring…  More Info

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

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Viola x williamsiana 'Sweeties'

The best ever dwarf Viola for containers! A unique mixture of small, attractive bicoloured flowers resembling tiny sweets. Compact plants are smothered in masses of flowers over a very long period, making it ideal for summer or winter flowering bedding…  More Info

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

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