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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.

NEW 75cm £6.50

PAPAVER orientale 'Beauty of Livermere'

Tall strong stems bear bright red flowers. Classy!

NEW 80cm £5.00

PAPAVER orientale 'Beauty of Livermere'
PAPAVER orientale 'Raspberry Queen'

PAPAVER orientale 'Raspberry Queen'

Barbara Cartland pink flowers with mascara-black blotches.

NEW 75cm £5.00

PAPAVER orientale 'Turkish Delight'

Syn. 'Helen Elizabeth'. Beautiful bright pink flowers.

NEW 50cm £5.00

PAPAVER orientale 'Turkish Delight'
PATRINIA scabiosifolia

PATRINIA scabiosifolia

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

90cm £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 affinis 'Darjeeling Red'

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 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 alpina
PERSICARIA amplexicaulis 'Alba'

PERSICARIA amplexicaulis 'Alba'

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

1.20m £5.00

PERSICARIA amplexicaulis 'Ample Pink'

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

1.00m £5.00

PERSICARIA amplexicaulis 'Ample Pink'
PERSICARIA amplexicaulis 'Blackfield'

PERSICARIA amplexicaulis 'Blackfield'

Tall, bushy plant with showy spikes of deep red flowers from midsummer. Part shade in moist soil.

PBR 75cm £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 '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 amplexicaulis 'Rosea'

PERSICARIA amplexicaulis 'Rosea'

Slender, rosy-pink flowers from July-October.

NEW 1.00m £5.00

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 bistorta 'Superba'
PERSICARIA dshawachischwilii

PERSICARIA dshawachischwilii

Shorter version of P. alpina, has creamy-white flower plumes May-August on branching stems. Not invasive.

NEW 1.20m £6.50

PERSICARIA microcephala 'Red Dragon'

A very useful foliage plant with very dark burgundy leaves.

PBR 60cm £5.00

PERSICARIA microcephala 'Red Dragon'
PERSICARIA milletii

PERSICARIA milletii

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

60cm £5.00

PERSICARIA tenuicaulis

Scented white flowers February-June on dark stems, contrast well with dark green foliage. Forms a compact mound.

NEW 20cm £5.00

PERSICARIA tenuicaulis
PERSICARIA virginiana var. filiformis 'Compton's Form'

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 '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

PERSICARIA virginiana var. filiformis 'Lance Corporal'
PEUCEDANUM verticillare

PEUCEDANUM verticillare

Stately plant for back of the border. Thick red stems bear huge umbels of yellow-green flowers. Very dramatic and great for insects!

2.00m £5.00

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

PHLOMIS russeliana
PHLOMIS tuberosa 'Amazone'

PHLOMIS tuberosa 'Amazone'

Whorls of soft lilac flowers on upright stems. Open sunny spot.

AGM 1.50m £5.00

PHLOX maculata 'Reine du Jour'

Lovely white flowers with a tiny pink eye. P. maculata are more delicate than paniculata, with smaller flowers and shorter habit.

75cm £5.00

PHLOX maculata 'Reine du Jour'
PHLOX paniculata 'Alba Grandiflora'

PHLOX paniculata 'Alba Grandiflora'

Border phlox with conical heads of white flowers. Sun or part shade.

AGM 1.00m £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'All in One'

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

1.00m £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'All in One'
PHLOX paniculata 'Blue Paradise'

PHLOX paniculata 'Blue Paradise'

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

75cm £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Bonny Maid'

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

75cm £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Bonny Maid'
PHLOX paniculata 'Bosvigo Pink'

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 'Bright Eyes'

Pale pink, dark-eyed, fragrant flowers.

90cm £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Bright Eyes'
PHLOX paniculata 'Duchess of York'

PHLOX paniculata 'Duchess of York'

White-eyed pale pink flowers.

75cm £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Eclaireur'

Pink-lilac flowers with a white centre.

75cm £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Eclaireur'
PHLOX paniculata 'Elisabeth'

PHLOX paniculata 'Elisabeth'

Bright pink flowers over stunning cream-variegated foliage.

NEW 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 'Judy'

PHLOX paniculata 'Judy'

Juicy pink flowers June-August on a strong grower. Often requested in our garden!

80cm £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Mount Fuji'

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

80cm £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Mount Fuji'
PHLOX paniculata 'Otley Purple'

PHLOX paniculata 'Otley Purple'

Purple flowers on a shorter plant.

NEW 60cm £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 Fantasy'

PHLOX paniculata 'Sweet Summer Fantasy'

Large, dense, fragrant heads of purple and white flowers from midsummer.

PBR 80cm £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Sweet Summer Wine'

Vibrant red flowers July-September.

PBR 70cm £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Sweet Summer Wine'
PHLOX paniculata 'The King'

PHLOX paniculata 'The King'

Deep blue-purple scented flowers.

90cm £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Toits de Paris'

Large scented lavender-blue dark-eyed flowers.

90cm £4.50

PHLOX paniculata 'Toits de Paris'
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.

90cm £5.00

PHLOX paniculata var. alba

White flowers on tall stems, July-August.

1.20m £5.00

PHLOX paniculata var. alba
PHLOX x arendsii 'Hesperis'

PHLOX x arendsii 'Hesperis'

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

90cm £5.00

PHLOX x arendsii 'Utopia'

Highly-scented, pale lilac-pink flowers July-September, on a tall plant.

AGM 1.50m £5.00

PHLOX x arendsii 'Utopia'
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 'Kaleidoscope'

A wonderful foliage plant, has umbrella-shaped leaves, patterned with shades of grey, green and maroon, then deep red, scented flowers later on. Dramatic in part shade, likes humus-rich, moist soil.

60cm £7.50

PODOPHYLLUM 'Kaleidoscope'
PODOPHYLLUM versipelle 'Spotty Dotty'

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

POLEMONIUM 'Bressingham Purple'

Dark, ferny foliage, red-tinged in spring and autumn. Rich lilac-blue flowers on dark stems early summer. Best in part shade.

60cm £5.00

POLEMONIUM 'Bressingham Purple'
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 cyrtonema Hua B&SWJ 271

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 humile

Dwarf form with creamy-white flowers.

15cm £5.00

POLYGONATUM humile
POLYGONATUM lasianthum

POLYGONATUM lasianthum

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

60cm £5.00

POLYGONATUM multiflorum 'Ramosissima'

A laterally branching form, with small, green-white flowers in racemes on bronze stems May-June.

60cm £6.50

POLYGONATUM multiflorum 'Ramosissima'
POLYGONATUM odoratum 'Flatmate'

POLYGONATUM odoratum 'Flatmate'

Very distinct, with wide flattened stems and large leaves. Fragrant, green-tipped white flowers in spring.

80cm £6.50

POLYGONATUM odoratum 'Red Stem'

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

60cm £6.50

POLYGONATUM odoratum 'Red Stem'
POLYGONATUM odoratum 'Triglav'

POLYGONATUM odoratum 'Triglav'

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

40cm £6.50

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 Roundleaf'
POLYGONATUM odoratum 'Ussuriland'

POLYGONATUM odoratum 'Ussuriland'

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

90cm £5.00

POLYGONATUM odoratum var. pluriflorum 'Variegatum'

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

AGM 30cm £5.00

POLYGONATUM odoratum var. pluriflorum 'Variegatum'
POLYGONATUM roseum

POLYGONATUM roseum

A short upright species with pink flowers in May, and whorls of red berries in autumn.

30cm £5.00

POLYGONATUM SBQE 310

A lovely dwarf form with purple speckled flowers from May. Good soil in shade.

30cm £5.00

POLYGONATUM SBQE 310
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.

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'
POLYGONATUM x hybridum 'Striatum'

POLYGONATUM x hybridum 'Striatum'

Solomon's Seal with white-streaked green leaves. Cream flowers from May.

1.00m £5.00

POLYGONATUM x hybridum 'Weihenstephan'

Tall and erect, this has thick stems bearing large, creamy-white flower clusters. Shade.

1.00m £6.50

POLYGONATUM x hybridum 'Weihenstephan'
POLYGONATUM zanlanscianense

POLYGONATUM zanlanscianense

A climber or scrambler with long stems from creeping rhizomes. Purple-green tinged flowers in clusters. Shade.

1.20m £6.50

POTENTILLA 'Arc en Ciel'

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

45cm £5.00

POTENTILLA 'Arc en Ciel'
POTENTILLA nepalensis 'Ron McBeath'

POTENTILLA nepalensis 'Ron McBeath'

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

30cm £5.00

POTENTILLA thurberi 'Monarch's Velvet'

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

60cm £5.00

POTENTILLA thurberi 'Monarch's Velvet'
POTENTILLA x tonguei

POTENTILLA x tonguei

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

AGM 15cm £5.00

PRIMULA 'Belarina Pink Ice'

Double frilly flowers open white then develop a pink glow!

PBR 15cm £5.00

PRIMULA 'Belarina Pink Ice'
PRIMULA auricula 'Nicola Jane'

PRIMULA auricula 'Nicola Jane'

Mauve to lilac flowers, white centre.

NEW 20cm £5.00

PRIMULA auricula 'Piers Telford'

Apricot to chocolate-brown flowers with a golden-yellow centre.

20cm £5.00

PRIMULA auricula 'Piers Telford'
PRIMULA auricula 'Taffeta'

PRIMULA auricula 'Taffeta'

Lilac-pink flowers, white centre.

NEW 20cm £5.00

PRIMULA vulgaris 'Avondale'

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

15cm £5.00

PRIMULA vulgaris 'Avondale'
PULMONARIA 'Blue Ensign'

PULMONARIA 'Blue Ensign'

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

30cm £5.00

PULMONARIA 'Little Star'

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

20cm £5.00

PULMONARIA 'Little Star'
PULMONARIA 'Miss Elly'

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!

30cm £5.00

PULMONARIA 'Netta Statham'

HPS Conservation Scheme plant. Gentian-blue flowers over narrow spotted foliage. Part shade.

25cm £5.00

PULMONARIA 'Netta Statham'
PULMONARIA 'Samurai'

PULMONARIA 'Samurai'

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

40cm £5.00

PULSATILLA vulgaris ssp. grandis 'Papageno'

Pasque Flower. Pink, red, violet, blue or white flowers, fringed and semi-double, bloom in early spring. Sunny spot.

20cm £5.00

PULSATILLA vulgaris ssp. grandis 'Papageno'

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