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Verbascum olympicum

Every garden needs a plant that shouts 'look at me' so a Verbascum olympicum is a worthy contender. It will tolerate conditions that other plants would find hard to thrive in, such as hot and dry borders and poor soil and will quickly grow to 2…  More Info

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

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Delphinium 'Black Knight'

Delphinium 'Black Knight' looks wonderful in cottage gardens, planted at the back of the border in bold clumps. This hardy perennial has deep indigo-blue flowers, each with a black eye. It produces its floral display in early summer and will often delight…  More Info

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

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Verbena bonariensis 'Lollipop'

You might not expect Verbena to be so compact but this variety, Verbena bonariensis 'Lollipop' has the same tight clusters of floating purple flowers but has shorter stems that reach only half the usual height. The plants have an open habit that gives a light and…  More Info

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

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Hollyhock 'Halo Mixed'

Colour that's almost 2 metres high! And now Hollyhocks are even more colourful thanks to new Hollyhock 'Halo Mixed', with its glowing eyes to add contrast. These stunning cottage garden perennials make a beautiful cut flower for a vase indoors and the edible flowers can…  More Info

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

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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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Italian cypress 'Stricta'

Bring a touch of the Mediterranean to your garden with these Italian Cypress trees. Also known as the Mediterranean Cypress, this droughttolerant tree has a tall columnar habit and is ideal for planting either side of an entranceway or as an architectural…  More Info

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

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Tamarix ramosissima 'Rubra'

Originally from the Netherlands, Tamarix ramosissima 'Rubra' is a tall deciduous shrub or small tree with little green leaves, rather like needles. One of the most appealing aspects of this delightful shrub is its versatility. It will easily resist the worst of…  More Info

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

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Perennial 'Best Value' Collection

Fill your beds and borders with this bargain perennial collection. Perennial plants will bloom year after year and they can also be cut and brought into the house for beautiful flower arrangements. This collection includes the varieties Aquilegia 'Mrs…  More Info

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

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Magnolia 'Red Lucky' (Patio Standard)

Often flowering twice a year, Magnolia 'Red Lucky' makes a superb specimen plant. The white petals, flushed on the outside with deep pink markings, appear in spring and again in late summer. This exceptional deciduous magnolia requires little maintenance making…  More Info

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

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Delphinium 'Pacific Giants Mixed'

This highly distinguished Delphinium produces strong spikes of semi-double blooms which flower in a blend of pink, lilac, purple, violet-blue, sky-blue and white colours. Delphinium 'Pacific Giants' lives up to its name as the tall stems bearing impressive…  More Info

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

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Delphinium 'Blue Bird' (Pacific Hybrid)

A Pacific hybrid delphinium, 'Blue Bird' has tall spires bearing bright blue blooms which have contrasting white centres. It makes its dramatic statement in June and July when it truly steals the show, adding height, stature and colour to the back of sunny…  More Info

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

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Scabious 'Oxford Blue'

An easy to grow annual, producing tall stems covered in masses of stunning, mid-blue, pin cushion flowers. A classic cottage garden plant, ideal for cutting and loved by bees and butterflies. Beautiful plants for the cottage border  More Info

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

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Yucca gloriosa 'Variegata'

Commonly known as Spanish Dagger, this architectural plant makes a bold statement. The stiff, pointed foliage is brightly variegated with luminescent golden edges.  More Info

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

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Hollyhock 'Chater's Double Icicle'

A classic cottage Hollyhock. Spectacular, large, crystal white, fully double, powder-puff blooms grace tall strong stems from mid summer until autumn. Adds height and a touch of style to the back of perennial or cottage garden borders. Especially effective…  More Info

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

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Hydrangea paniculata 'Kyushu'

Elegant, conical creamy-white flowers are held on the strong upright stems of this hardy deciduous shrub. Consisting of large sterile florets and tiny fertile flowers, the blooms have a pretty, tiered appearance. Hydrangea paniculata 'Kyushu' blooms from late summer…  More Info

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

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Cirsium 'Pink Blush'

A must-have perennial for all would-be flower fashionistas! Bees and butterflies will flock to this cultivated thistle and so too will friends and family once they see the striking fluffy blooms. The pretty blooms appear on tall stems above low growing foliage…  More Info

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

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Miscanthus sinensis 'Kleine Silberspinne'

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

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Agapanthus 'Northern Star'

Agapanthus 'Northern Star' is very free flowering, forming masses of umbel flower heads all through summer. The stunning deep blue flowers have a purple stripe the same as the purple base of the semi-evergreen foliage. A tall African Blue Lily, ideal in the…  More Info

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

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Mazus reptans

Fill gaps in borders with this outstanding creeping ground cover plant. Only 5cm (2in) tall, but quickly spreading - each plant will spread to cover 30cm (1ft) square - mazus reptans is hardy and hardwearing. Plant it between stepping…  More Info

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

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Garrya elliptica

Garrya elliptica is an outstanding wall shrub, growing up to 4m (13') tall, with greeny-grey evergreen foliage and long, distinctive catkins in winter. It is those fascinatingly beautiful catkins which earn it the alternative name of 'Silk-tassel Bush'. Garrya…  More Info

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

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Cotoneaster lucidus

Cotoneaster lucidus, also known as the Peking Cotoneaster, is an ideal Cotoneaster for hedging purposes. Planted in a line, it can grow to be a tall hedge of up to 3 metres in height, and can easily be pruned if a lower hedge is prefered. It also makes a…  More Info

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

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Sunflower 'Italian White'

Boldly contrasting, big creamy white flowers with deep chocolate centres. Excellent for flower arranging and great at back of borders or against a tall wall where they provide atmosphere and contrast. Flowers summer. Height 4-5ft.  More Info

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

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Thuja occidentalis 'Danica Aurea'

This is a delightful soft cushion of a plant! Small and neat, Thuja occidentalis 'Danica Aurea' makes a perfect small dome of glorious yellow-green feathery foliage. Plant several dotted throughout the border, or a single one in a tall  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Shrub

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Lysimachia punctata

Golden Lysimachia punctata is often known as a Dotted Loosestrife. This hardy cottage-garden favourite is guaranteed to give your cottage garden a welcome splash of colour. Stunning golden blooms will decorate your garden from June through to September. Dotted…  More Info

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

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Nicotiana langsdorffii

A delightful annual from Chile and Brazil with tall branching stems and drooping sprays of apple green bells. Very exotic, yet easy to grow. Ideal for the back of the border or as a 'dotplant among smaller bedding plants. Try growing it next to our…  More Info

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

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Nepeta 'Six Hills Giant'

The ever popular Nepeta 'Six Hills Giant' is one of the most commonly grown Catmints. The lilac-blue lavender-like flower spikes rise above the silvery-green foliage from early summer onwards, giving a delightful summer display, that is ideal for softening borders  More Info

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

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Daucus carota 'Dara'

Discovered by chance at our trial grounds, this ornamental wild carrot is something really different for your borders. The airy blooms appear in lovely shades of pink and burgundy, with the occasional white flower found on traditional carrots. Daucus carota 'Dara…  More Info

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

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Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Meroke Twin'

Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Meroke Twin' is an upright conifer which grows into a tall, evergreen column, making a fine specimen plant for the border or rockery. The foliage is dark green, with young leaves tipped with gold. This dwarf Hinoki Cypress is…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Tree

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Chrysanthemum 'Decorative Mixed'

Tall stems bear wide blooms that are perfect for long-lasting flower arrangements. Savour the colour of these magnificent half hardy chrysanthemums in your autumn garden when summer bedding plants have faded away. This vibrant collection will reward you…  More Info

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

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Scabious 'Beaujolais Bonnets'

An attractive first year flowering perennial, producing bushy plants with clusters of wiry stems clothed in unusual rich burgundy flowers with contrasting paler outer petals and white stamens. Ideal for attracting butterflies to your borders or containers.…  More Info

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

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Dahlia coccinea 'Species Mixed'

A vibrant mixture of delicate single flowers in several colours with many bicolour shades, Tall and free flowering, makes it ideal for adding height to bedding displays or filling gaps in perennial borders. Height 5 feet. Planting distance 27 inches…  More Info

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

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Lobelia cardinalis 'Queen Victoria'

Showy and glorious, the scarlet flowers of Lobelia cardinalis 'Queen Victoria' bring a fabulous splash of colour to the garden in late summer. The dark maroon leaves are almost as eye catching as the flowers. Known as the Cardinal Flower, this short lived perennial…  More Info

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

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Foxglove 'Mountains Collection'

One packet each of:Foxglove 'Candy Mountain': T&M Original. Foxglove Candy Mountain is totally unique as it is the first upward facing foxglove from seed. This unusual characteristic enables you, and the bees, to peep inside the stunning rose pink blooms and view their…  More Info

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

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Crocosmia 'Lucifer'

Crocosmia 'Lucifer' is well loved for its tall, arching stems with fiery red trumpets above crimped, sword-like foliage in late summer, just as other border perennials begin to fade. With a RHS AGM, this variety is prized for its robust and resilient…  More Info

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

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Verbascum phlomoides 'Banana Custard'

Verbascum 'Banana Custard' is perfect for the back of the border where it strives to outshine other plants with it's height and presence. The foliage is grey-green and makes a fitting backdrop to the tall spikes of summer flowering vibrant yellow…  More Info

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

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Juniperus scopulorum 'Skyrocket'

Juniperus scopulorum 'Skyrocket' is a popular conifer for gardeners who want to create a formal garden. Its thin, tall upright habit, reminds many of Italian classical gardens such as Tivoli. They look wonderful planted symetrically, in wide borders  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Tree

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