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PAEONIA lactiflora 'Madame Gaudichau'

PAEONIA lactiflora 'Madame Gaudichau'

Beautiful chocolate-maroon foliage in spring, big red blousy flowers May-July. Eyecatcher in our garden - at last enough to propagate! Sun or part shade.

75cm £6.50

PAEONIA ludlowii

Tree Paeony with big yellow flowers in May, on reddish stems. Dramatic, deeply cut bright green foliage.

NEW 2.50m £6.50

PAEONIA ludlowii
PAEONIA tenuifolia

PAEONIA tenuifolia

The must-have plant from our garden! Small, satiny, ruby-red single flowers in late spring on a mound of strokeable ferny foliage. Prefers good soil in part shade.

45cm £15.00

PAPAVER orientale 'Patty's Plum'

Back by popular demand! Beautiful smoky-plum flowers.

80cm £5.00

PAPAVER orientale 'Patty's Plum'
PAPAVER orientale 'Staten Island'

PAPAVER orientale 'Staten Island'

Lovely purple-red flowers with black spots at the base, on strong stems, May-June then in September.

75cm £5.00

PARIS incompleta

Long-lasting green flowers May-August, then red berries. Moist soil in part shade.

25cm £5.00

PARIS incompleta
PARIS polyphylla var. yunnanensis alba

PARIS polyphylla var. yunnanensis alba

A collector's plant, extremely rare and very beautiful! Showy, creamy-white ovary in centre of a lime green flower, over mottled foliage. Spring-flowering, likes moist, well-drained soil in part shade.

NEW 40cm £10.00

PARIS quadrifolia

Native species, strange spidery green and yellow flowers from May. Moist soil in part shde.

30cm £5.00

PARIS quadrifolia
PATRINIA scabiosifolia

PATRINIA scabiosifolia

Sprays of tiny yellow flowers above a clump of foxglove-like leaves in summer. Sun.

90cm £5.00

PENSTEMON 'Pensham Czar'

Big, blousy plum-purple bells with a white throat, June-July. Sun.

60cm £5.00

PENSTEMON 'Pensham Czar'
PENSTEMON 'Pensham Laura'

PENSTEMON 'Pensham Laura'

Deep pink flowers with a white throat. Sun.

60cm £5.00

PENSTEMON 'Woodpecker'

Big, true blue trumpets. From Lally Cox, who named it after her house!

NEW 60cm £5.00

PENSTEMON 'Woodpecker'
PENSTEMON digitalis 'Joke'

PENSTEMON digitalis 'Joke'

Lilac-pink flowers June-July on tall stems, over mahogany-red foliage. Hardy in a sunny spot. The name is a mystery!

NEW 1.00m £5.00

PENSTEMON heterophyllus 'Heavenly Blue'

Racemes of rich blue, purple-tinged flowers from early summer. Reliably perennial.

50cm £5.00

PENSTEMON heterophyllus 'Heavenly Blue'
PEROVSKIA 'Blue Spire'

PEROVSKIA 'Blue Spire'

'Russian Sage'. A tall airy plant with lavender-blue flower spikes in late summer, and aromatic grey divided foliage.

AGM 1.00m £5.00

PEROVSKIA 'Little Spire'

A compact Russian Sage for the smaller garden, or perhaps try it en masse alongside a path as an alternative to lavender. Sun.

PBR 60cm £5.00

PEROVSKIA 'Little Spire'
PERSICARIA 'Silver Dragon'

PERSICARIA 'Silver Dragon'

Silver and mint green leaves, edged and veined with bronze. Sprays of tiny white flowers in summer. Not invasive. Sun to part shade. Great in a container.

PBR 50cm £5.00

PERSICARIA affinis 'Darjeeling Red'

A mat-forming evergreen perennial, with pink flowers midsummer that turn red as they mature. Sun to part shade.

AGM 30cm £5.00

PERSICARIA affinis 'Darjeeling Red'
PERSICARIA alpina

PERSICARIA alpina

Forms a massive clump, with large plumes of creamy-white flowers over a long period. Dramatic foliage. Useful for height in shade.

1.80m £5.00

PERSICARIA amplexicaulis 'Alba'

Slim white tapers over a tall bushy plant. Lovely contrast with the dark green foliage.

1.20m £5.00

PERSICARIA amplexicaulis 'Alba'
PERSICARIA amplexicaulis 'Ample Pink'

PERSICARIA amplexicaulis 'Ample Pink'

Rose-pink flowers on branching slim stems, July-October. Sun to part shade.

1.00m £5.00

PERSICARIA amplexicaulis 'Cottesbrooke Gold'

Hard to find perennial. Golden-yellow foliage and coral-red flowers above. Very striking plant in shade!

90cm £5.00

PERSICARIA amplexicaulis 'Cottesbrooke Gold'
PERSICARIA amplexicaulis 'Dikke Floskes'

PERSICARIA amplexicaulis 'Dikke Floskes'

Masses of deep red flowers, some more fluffy than others, July-October. Sun or part shade.

1.20m £5.00

PERSICARIA amplexicaulis 'Fat Domino'

Masses of chunky, deep red flower spikes from midsummer, over a large mound of bright green foliage.

PBR 1.20m £5.00

PERSICARIA amplexicaulis 'Fat Domino'
PERSICARIA amplexicaulis 'Firetail'

PERSICARIA amplexicaulis 'Firetail'

Long slender spikes of crimson-red flowers from July.

AGM 1.20m £5.00

PERSICARIA amplexicaulis 'Inverleith'

Spikes of dark red flowers from July-September over leafy clumps.

75cm £5.00

PERSICARIA amplexicaulis 'Inverleith'
PERSICARIA bistorta 'Superba'

PERSICARIA bistorta 'Superba'

Dense spikes of soft pink flowers midsummer on a vigorous clump of semi-evergreen deeply veined leaves. Sun or part shade in moist soil.

AGM 90cm £5.00

PERSICARIA campanulata

An enthusiastic, spreading plant with tall branching sprays of pink flowers all summer, in sun or shade. Lovely grey-green foliage. Well worth trying if you have room!

1.00m £5.00

PERSICARIA campanulata
PERSICARIA microcephala 'Red Dragon'

PERSICARIA microcephala 'Red Dragon'

A very useful foliage plant with very dark burgundy leaves.

PBR 60cm £5.00

PERSICARIA milletii

Spikes of deep crimson flowers all summer on short, slender stems, forms a compact clump, for sun or part shade. Zingy!

NEW 60cm £5.00

PERSICARIA milletii
PERSICARIA runcinata 'Purple Fantasy'

PERSICARIA runcinata 'Purple Fantasy'

Wow! This has deep maroon and silver arrows painted on green leaves. Super in part shade.

60cm £5.00

PERSICARIA virginiana var. filiformis 'Compton's Form'

An upright and tidy mound of green leaves marked with a brown V-shape. Masses of small red flowers. Sun or part shade.

1.00m £5.00

PERSICARIA virginiana var. filiformis 'Compton's Form'
PERSICARIA virginiana var. filiformis 'Lance Corporal'

PERSICARIA virginiana var. filiformis 'Lance Corporal'

Bright green leaves with a dark chevron mark in the centre. Red flowers late summer to autumn. Compact and well behaved.

60cm £5.00

PEUCEDANUM ostruthium 'Daphnis'

Forms a clump of divided, creamy-white margined, grey-green leaves and small, fragrant white flowers in summer. Moist soil in part shade.

60cm £5.00

PEUCEDANUM ostruthium 'Daphnis'
PHLOMIS russeliana

PHLOMIS russeliana

Whorls of large hooded pale yellow flowers in summer, above velvety sage green leaves. Needs space! Flowers age well in winter.

AGM 90cm £5.00

PHLOX 'Violet Flame'

Dwarf variety with violet-blue flowers, paler at the centre.

45cm £5.00

PHLOX 'Violet Flame'
PHLOX paniculata 'All in One'

PHLOX paniculata 'All in One'

Eyecatching lilac flowers with white margins in summer. Sun to part shade.

1.00m £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Blue Paradise'

Large, fragrant, violet-blue flowers from July-August. Good mildew-resistance.

75cm £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Blue Paradise'
PHLOX paniculata 'Bonny Maid'

PHLOX paniculata 'Bonny Maid'

Lilac-purple flowers all summer. Sun to part shade.

75cm £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Bosvigo Pink'

Large pink flowers with a white centre in summer. Good soil in sun or part shade.

1.20m £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Bosvigo Pink'
PHLOX paniculata 'Brigadier'

PHLOX paniculata 'Brigadier'

Conical heads of vivid salmon-pink flowers with a red eye, July-September.

90cm £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Bright Eyes'

Pale pink, dark-eyed, fragrant flowers.

90cm £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Bright Eyes'
PHLOX paniculata 'Eclaireur'

PHLOX paniculata 'Eclaireur'

Pink-lilac flowers with a white centre.

75cm £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Ending Blue'

Lilac-pink flowers in daylight, but change to soft purple-violet in the evening. Fragrant too!

1.00m £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Ending Blue'
PHLOX paniculata 'Eventide'

PHLOX paniculata 'Eventide'

Vigorous selection, has large, fragrant, lilac-pink flowers July-September.

AGM 90cm £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Franz Schubert'

Large, fragrant trusses of pearly lilac flowers.

90cm £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Franz Schubert'
PHLOX paniculata 'Mary Christine'

PHLOX paniculata 'Mary Christine'

Cream-edged foliage and good pink flowers. Hard to propagate, so difficult to find!

NEW 1.00m £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Milly van Hoboken'

Delicate pink flowers in late July.

NEW 1.00m £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Milly van Hoboken'
PHLOX paniculata 'Mount Fuji'

PHLOX paniculata 'Mount Fuji'

Fragrant white flowers from August-October. A useful late-flowering variety.

80cm £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Prince of Orange'

Very unusual deep orange flowers August-September.

AGM 75cm £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Prince of Orange'
PHLOX paniculata 'Reddish Hesperis'

PHLOX paniculata 'Reddish Hesperis'

Not red, but a deeper pink than 'Hesperis'.

90cm £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Rosa Pastell'

Pale pink to white flowers from July.

1.00m £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Rosa Pastell'
PHLOX paniculata 'Starfire'

PHLOX paniculata 'Starfire'

Shocking pink flowers on black stems, and maroon-tinged green leaves.

AGM 80cm £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Sweet Summer Dream'

Strong salmon-pink flowers July-August.

PBR 80cm £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Sweet Summer Dream'
PHLOX paniculata 'Sweet Summer Wine'

PHLOX paniculata 'Sweet Summer Wine'

Vibrant red flowers July-September.

PBR 70cm £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'The King'

Deep blue-purple scented flowers.

90cm £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'The King'
PHLOX paniculata 'Uspekh'

PHLOX paniculata 'Uspekh'

Fragrant magenta-pink flowers.

AGM 80cm £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Wendy House'

Spectacular deep magenta flower clusters, sweetly-scented, over contrasting dark leaves.

60cm £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Wendy House'
PHLOX paniculata 'White Pepper'

PHLOX paniculata 'White Pepper'

Conical heads of white flowers from pink buds.

NEW 90cm £5.00

PHLOX x arendsii 'Hesperis'

Upright sturdy stems carry large pyramidal heads of scented lilac-pink flowers.

90cm £5.00

PHLOX x arendsii 'Hesperis'
PIMPINELLA major 'Rosea'

PIMPINELLA major 'Rosea'

Feathery foliage topped with umbels of soft lacy pink flowers in summer. Sun or shade.

50cm £5.00

PODOPHYLLUM versipelle 'Spotty Dotty'

Green umbrella-shaped foliage with brown spots. Large crimson flowers underneath in summer. Moist soil in shade.

PBR 30cm £7.50

PODOPHYLLUM versipelle 'Spotty Dotty'
POLEMONIUM reptans 'Virginia White'

POLEMONIUM reptans 'Virginia White'

Pure white flowers in spring.

40cm £5.00

POLEMONIUM yezoense 'Purple Rain'

Lovely dark maroon ferny foliage, greener later on, and upright stems bear clusters of blue flowers late spring. Prefers part shade.

NEW 45cm £5.00

POLEMONIUM yezoense 'Purple Rain'
POLYGONATUM biflorum

POLYGONATUM biflorum

Solomon's Seal with arching stems lined with leaves, then green-tipped cream flowers in early summer. Part or full shade.

1.20m £5.00

POLYGONATUM cirrhifolium

Impressive tall stems with whorls of pink pendent flowers with purple markings. Shade.

1.20m £5.00

POLYGONATUM cirrhifolium
POLYGONATUM curvistylum

POLYGONATUM curvistylum

Slender, arching stems bear narrow purple-tinted leaves and carry clusters of mauve bells in June. Shade.

60cm £5.00

POLYGONATUM cyrtonema Hua B&SWJ 271

Collected by Bleddyn Wynn-Jones. Has long stems up to 1 metre long, bearing pendulous yellow-green flowers May-June. Moist soil in shade.

1.00m £5.00

POLYGONATUM cyrtonema Hua B&SWJ 271
POLYGONATUM humile

POLYGONATUM humile

Dwarf form with creamy-white flowers.

15cm £5.00

POLYGONATUM lasianthum

Very showy species, with long, creamy-white pendant flowers.

NEW 60cm £5.00

POLYGONATUM lasianthum
POLYGONATUM odoratum 'Red Stem'

POLYGONATUM odoratum 'Red Stem'

Brilliant red stems, white flowers. Much requested in our garden.

60cm £6.50

POLYGONATUM odoratum 'Triglav'

White-flowering variety, from the area of Triglav in Slovenia.

NEW 40cm £6.50

POLYGONATUM odoratum 'Triglav'
POLYGONATUM odoratum 'Ussuriland Roundleaf'

POLYGONATUM odoratum 'Ussuriland Roundleaf'

Collected by Michael Wickenden in Russia, this has distinct, rounded grey-green leaves and large cream flowers.

80cm £5.00

POLYGONATUM odoratum 'Ussuriland'

Vigorous form with long grey-green leaves and large cream flowers.

90cm £5.00

POLYGONATUM odoratum 'Ussuriland'
POLYGONATUM odoratum var. pluriflorum 'Variegatum'

POLYGONATUM odoratum var. pluriflorum 'Variegatum'

Cream-edged green leaves, white bells tipped with green.

AGM 30cm £5.00

POLYGONATUM SBQE 130

A plant collected by the Sino-British Expedition to Quinghai, but no description as yet. Must be very rare, try it and see!

0.30m - 1.00m £5.00

POLYGONATUM SBQE 130
POLYGONATUM sibiricum DJHC 600

POLYGONATUM sibiricum DJHC 600

Tall stems bear whorls of foliage and clusters of pendant creamy flowers.

1.50m £5.00

POLYGONATUM stewartianum

Whorls of green leaves, pendulous creamy flowers followed by red berries.

NEW 50cm £5.00

POLYGONATUM stewartianum
POLYGONATUM verticillatum 'Himalayan Giant'

POLYGONATUM verticillatum 'Himalayan Giant'

A robust form, with whorls of narrow leaves along tall stems, emerging purple-brown then green. Small pendulous purple-speckled white flowers, then red berries in autumn.

1.20m £5.00

POLYGONATUM verticillatum 'Rubrum'

Elegant tall form with whorls of narrow leaves and red-pink flushed flowers followed by red berries.

1.00m £5.00

POLYGONATUM verticillatum 'Rubrum'
POLYGONATUM x hybridum 'Betberg'

POLYGONATUM x hybridum 'Betberg'

Young leaves are purple, then open dark green. Cream flowers April-May.

70cm £6.50

POLYGONATUM x hybridum 'Purple Katie'

From Kevin Pratt, National Collection Holder of Fritillarias. Dark stems and foliage.

75cm £6.50

POLYGONATUM x hybridum 'Purple Katie'
POTENTILLA 'Arc en Ciel'

POTENTILLA 'Arc en Ciel'

Dark red semi-double flowers edged with yellow in summer on trailing stems. Sunny spot.

45cm £5.00

POTENTILLA 'Blazeaway'

Red-orange saucer-shaped flowers all summer.

50cm £5.00

POTENTILLA 'Blazeaway'
POTENTILLA 'Flambeau'

POTENTILLA 'Flambeau'

Semi-double cherry-red flowers with a pale yellow centre, June-September.

45cm £5.00

POTENTILLA 'Volcan'

Lovely large, double deep red flowers.

45cm £5.00

POTENTILLA 'Volcan'
POTENTILLA 'William Rollisson'

POTENTILLA 'William Rollisson'

Semi-double rosettes of orange-red flowers splashed with yellow.

AGM 40cm £5.00

POTENTILLA nepalensis 'Ron McBeath'

Masses of bright pink, dark centred flowers on wiry stems, all summer. Sun.

30cm £5.00

POTENTILLA nepalensis 'Ron McBeath'
POTENTILLA thurberi 'Monarch's Velvet'

POTENTILLA thurberi 'Monarch's Velvet'

Deep raspberry-red flowers with a darker centre, July-September.

60cm £5.00

POTENTILLA x tonguei

Small apricot flowers with a red eye, June-August. Low-growing, trailing habit. Sun.

AGM 15cm £5.00

POTENTILLA x tonguei
PRIMULA 'Belarina Pink Ice'

PRIMULA 'Belarina Pink Ice'

Double frilly flowers open white then develop a pink glow!

PBR NEW 15cm £4.50

PRIMULA 'Kusum Krishna'

Large, deep violet flowers with a white eye, February-May. Unusual grey-green crinkled leaves.

NEW 15cm £4.50

PRIMULA 'Kusum Krishna'
PRIMULA vulgaris 'Avondale'

PRIMULA vulgaris 'Avondale'

Had to try this one! Strong grower, has white-edged pink flowers March-May, bronzy foliage.

NEW 15cm £4.50

PULMONARIA 'Benediction'

Much requested, never have enough! Cobalt blue flowers over a tidy mound of slightly speckled foliage.

30cm £5.00

PULMONARIA 'Benediction'
PULMONARIA 'Blake's Silver'

PULMONARIA 'Blake's Silver'

Attractive silver leaves, and pink flowers that don't fade to blue! Part shade.

30cm £5.00

PULMONARIA 'Blue Ensign'

One of the earliest to flower, bright blue blooms fade to purple with age. Plain green foliage.

30cm £5.00

PULMONARIA 'Blue Ensign'
PULMONARIA 'Cotton Cool'

PULMONARIA 'Cotton Cool'

Silver leafed, with good blue flowers.

30cm £5.00

PULMONARIA 'Lewis Palmer'

Large, well-spotted leaves and big blue flowers.

AGM 30cm £5.00

PULMONARIA 'Lewis Palmer'
PULMONARIA 'Little Star'

PULMONARIA 'Little Star'

Large cobalt-blue flowers March-June. Silver spotted leaves.

20cm £5.00

PULMONARIA 'Miss Elly'

From Coen Jansen, this has long, dark green leaves with well spaced silver spots, and clear blue flowers in spring. One of our favourites!

NEW 30cm £5.00

PULMONARIA 'Miss Elly'
PULMONARIA 'Opal'

PULMONARIA 'Opal'

Opalescent blue flowers, well silvered leaves. Vigorous.

30cm £5.00

PULMONARIA 'Samurai'

New, impressive variety with long narrow silver leaves and deep blue flowers March-May.

40cm £5.00

PULMONARIA 'Samurai'
PULMONARIA saccharata 'Reginald Kaye'

PULMONARIA saccharata 'Reginald Kaye'

Large silver spots in centre of leaf, smaller spots on edge.

30cm £5.00

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