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Phlox Collection (Creeping)

Delicate in appearance but tough in character, these spreading evergreen perennials soften the edges of paths and grow in dry rockeries or on sunny banks and slopes. Perfect for creating colourful, weed smothering, ground cover. Height: 15cm (6'). Spread:…  More Info

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

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Nasturtium 'Mahogany Jewel'

Tropaeolum majus Mahogany Jewel Common name: Nasturtium An easy to grow annual with compact, uniform plants which are early to flower. The large, semi-double blooms in gloaming, deepest red mahogany are produced in succession over the summer months. Excellent   More Info

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

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Abelia x grandiflora 'Kaleidoscope'

You'll enjoy an explosion of colour from the very moment you plant up these pretty shrubs! Low-growing, they'll quickly knit together to cover the ground and stop weeds in their tracks! Fragrant blooms add to the charm of the attractive 3-colour foliage.  More Info

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

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Rose 'The Fairy' (Polyantha)

Rose 'The Fairy' is a well-known and trouble-free Polyantha variety, with an RHS AGM. It bears abundant sprays of small but fully double, pale-pink, scentless blooms. Later flowering than many varieties, 'The Fairy' flowers freely from late summer right through…  More Info

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

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Summer Bulb Collection

Our Summer Bulb Collection has something for every area of the garden! Low growing Allium and Oxalis make a lovely display in alpine troughs and rockeries. Taller perennials, such as Crocosmia and Liatris are perfect for adding height to the back of borders. We…  More Info




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Osteospermum Collection (Hardy)

Versatile and resilient, hardy Osteospermums will thrive in hot, dry, neglected conditions, yet remain some of longest-flowering plants in the garden! Expect vibrant summer colour and weed suppressing ground cover from these easy to grow, sun loving…  More Info

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

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Geranium 'Rozanne'

Winner of The RHS Chelsea Flower Show 'Plant of the Centenary'. A celebrated Cranesbill producing masses of saucer shaped, violet blue blooms with dainty white centres. Repeat flowering throughout the summer, hardy Geranium 'Rozanne' makes excellent ground  More Info

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

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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   More Info

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

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Alchemilla mollis 'Thriller'

Lady's Mantle is a low growing, hardy perennial best suited to the edges of borders. It grows in clumps, spreading quickly to provide good ground cover. Furthermore, during the summer season it produces unusual, lime-green flowers. The sweet nectar…  More Info

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

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Lily 'Splendid Joy'

Good ground cover for areas around trees and shrubs, the colour-drenched blooms are an added bonus!  More Info

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

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Vinca minor 'Bowles's Variety'

The spreading stems of this vigorous, mat-forming perennial are covered with glossy, dark green foliage that forms dense ground cover with time.  More Info

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

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Mesembryanthemum 'Sparkles Mixed'

At last! A plant that not only tolerates, but positively thrives in dry, hot, sunny borders and rockeries! The succulent, fleshy-leaved plants cover the ground quickly, and become clothed in a rich carnival of colour all summer long  More Info

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

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Cyclamen hederifolium

A delightful ground cover plant for rockeries and woodland gardens where it will self seed to create a carpet of foliage from autumn to spring. Bulb size 10/11.  More Info

  • Sun shade: Dappled shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • Longevity: Tuber

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Houttuynia cordata 'Chameleon' (Marginal Aquatic)

An attractive ground cover plant, Houttuynia cordata 'Chameleon' is a spreading herbaceous perennial with heart-shaped, variegated leaves in green, cream and bright pink. In late spring, Houttuynia produces simple white flowers with prominent centres.…  More Info

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

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Begonia 'Whopper Mixed'

Why not go large this summer and plant this new 'Whopper' of a begonia? Everything about this new variety is big; the leaves, the flowers, the height; not to mention its HUGE impact and character! Think about planting it where it'll provide you with effective   More Info

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

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Chaenomeles japonica 'Sargentii'

Chaenomeles japonica 'Sargentii' is a good ground cover shrub that has unusual waxy orange flowers in spring. Later in the summer the shrub produces aromatic golden fruits. The Japanese Dwarf Quince likes a sunny position and can be trained against…  More Info

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

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Vinca major

A fantastic evergreen ground cover plant, Vinca major produces trailing stems clothed in glossy green leaves. From mid-spring through to autumn, pretty star-shaped, blue-lilac flowers decorate the plant on upright stems. Tolerating even heavy shade,…  More Info

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

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Campanula carpatica 'Blaue Clips'

Ground cover plants don't get prettier than the easy to grow Campanula carpatica 'Blaue Clips'. Clumps of heart shaped foliage form the backdrop to the violet blue campanula blooms that appear during late summer and the compact habit makes 'Blaue…  More Info

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

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Heuchera villosa 'Palace Purple'

The neat mounds of stunning purple foliage make Heuchera 'Palace Purple' a very popular Coral Flower. Glossy and semi-evergreen, the leaves of this beautiful hardy perennial provide year round colour, forming drifts of ground cover and give life to winter…  More Info

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

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Nasturtium 'Crimson Emperor'

Vibrant dark crimson blooms contrast beautifully with lush green semi-trailing foliage. A lax, spreading habit makes 'Crimson Emperor' ideal for planting as ground cover in borders or allowed to tumble over walls and fences. Equally at home in containers…  More Info

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

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Saponaria ocymoides

A ground cover favourite Saponaria ocymoides provides an abundance of very attractive pink flowers which bloom right through summer, and are perfect for softening the edges of borders and paved areas. Tumbling Ted has a relaxed spreading habit and…  More Info

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

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Potentilla fruticosa 'Pink Beauty'

A versatile shrub that will be at home in sunny borders, rockeries, wildlife gardens or as a compact low hedge, 'Pink Beauty' Shrubby Cinquefoil earns it's keep admirably. If you plant a group of them together they will form tough, resilient ground cover  More Info

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

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Geranium bohemicum 'Orchid Blue'

Geranium 'Orchid Blue' is a selection by Thompson & Morgan from the species Geranium bohemicum. A short-lived border and ground cover plant which self-seeds to keep continuity. Masses of 2cm (0.75in) flowers of orchid-blue, veined in purple-violet, borne…  More Info

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

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Ceanothus 'Marie Bleu'

With its long flowering period and compact habit, Ceanothus 'Marie Bleu' is ideal for rockeries, cottage gardens and wildlife gardens ? where it will attract pollinating insects. This neat, rounded specimen forms a good ground cover or low hedging. Glossy…  More Info

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

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Agapanthus 'Brilliant Blue'

Agapanthus 'Brilliant Blue' lives up to its name, with dazzling azure flowers, borne upon stiffly upright stems. The mid green, strap-like leaves form neat clumps of slender foliage that make superb ground cover when grown in dense groups. This exquisite…  More Info

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

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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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Morning Glory 'Star Of Yelta'

A stunning and very striking garden plant which can be used as a climber or ground cover subject. The large flower buds open to royal a deep purple, silk-like, 7cm (3in) bloom with rich red vein markings, forming a star from the very centre to the petal…  More Info

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

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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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Osteospermum jucundum var. compactum (Hardy)

Hardy cape daisies are plants with attitude; they survive drought and neglect and soldier on to form a pretty mat of impenetrable ground cover, which easily suppresses weeds. And after all this there's still enough energy to flower heavily from June…  More Info

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

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Osteospermum 'Snow Pixie' (Hardy)

Hardy cape daisies are plants with attitude; they survive drought and neglect and soldier on to form a pretty mat of impenetrable ground cover, which easily suppresses weeds. And after all this there's still enough energy to flower heavily from June…  More Info

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

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Osteospermum 'Tresco Purple' (Hardy)

Hardy cape daisies are plants with attitude; they survive drought and neglect and soldier on to form a pretty mat of impenetrable ground cover, which easily suppresses weeds. And after all this there's still enough energy to flower heavily from June…  More Info

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

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Lonicera pileata

Avoid fatal box blight with our Box-Leaved Honeysuckle. These delightful evergreen plants are resistant to drought. They are fast-growing, hardy perennials. The leaves of the Box-leaved Honeysuckle are glossy and low-spreading, making them perfect for ground   More Info

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

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Potato 'Abbot'

Produces heavy yields of uniform short-oval tubers. Thin, pale skin covers firm, waxy, white flesh. Abbot will be ready for lifting alongside Rocket, for the earliest harvest. The larger tubers make excellent chips and early summer bakers Good disease…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Potato Bags

  • Longevity: Tuber

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Genista 'Porlock'

A stalwart of cottage gardens, English Lavender is hardier and more robust than its French counterparts. Flowering throughout summer above aromatic grey-green foliage, it will attract bees and pollinating insects to a profusion of purple flower spikes.  More Info

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

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Lithodora diffusa 'Heavenly Blue'

Perfect for a rockery or the front of a sunny border, Lithodora 'Heavenly Blue' is a mass of pretty star-shaped royal blue flowers throughout late spring and summer. It is low growing with evergreen foliage and soon spreads to cover a wide area. It is easy…  More Info

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

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Heuchera 'Stormy Seas'

Heuchera 'Stormy Seas' has maroon-red foliage, with green undersides and in summer; creamy-white bell flowers on tall spikes. Heuchera are ideal perennials for garden borders, bedding schemes, or mixed summer or autumn tubs and baskets. Heuchera are a…  More Info

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

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