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PAEONIA ludlowii

PAEONIA ludlowii

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

2.50m £6.50

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

PAEONIA tenuifolia
PARIS incompleta

PARIS incompleta

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

25cm £5.00

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.

40cm £10.00

PARIS polyphylla var. yunnanensis alba
PATRINIA scabiosifolia

PATRINIA scabiosifolia

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

90cm £5.00

PENSTEMON 'Andenken an Friedrich Hahn'

Syn. 'Garnet'. Deep wine-red flowers all summer.

AGM 50cm £5.00

PENSTEMON 'Andenken an Friedrich Hahn'
PENSTEMON 'Pensham Laura'

PENSTEMON 'Pensham Laura'

Deep pink flowers with a white throat. Sun.

60cm £5.00

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!

1.00m £5.00

PENSTEMON digitalis 'Joke'
PENSTEMON heterophyllus 'Heavenly Blue'

PENSTEMON heterophyllus 'Heavenly Blue'

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

50cm £5.00

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 'Blue Spire'
PEROVSKIA 'Little Spire'

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

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 'Silver Dragon'
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 'Fascination'

PERSICARIA amplexicaulis 'Fascination'

Long, slender peachy-pink flowers July-October. Sun to part shade.

1.00m £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!

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'
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 NEW 1.50m £5.00

PHLOX 'Minnie Pearl'

A mildew-free shorter hybrid with pure white flowers early on from mid-April.

30cm £5.00

PHLOX 'Minnie Pearl'
PHLOX 'Violet Flame'

PHLOX 'Violet Flame'

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

45cm £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.

NEW 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 'Brigadier'

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

90cm £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Brigadier'
PHLOX paniculata 'Bright Eyes'

PHLOX paniculata 'Bright Eyes'

Pale pink, dark-eyed, fragrant flowers.

90cm £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Duchess of York'

White-eyed pale pink flowers.

75cm £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Duchess of York'
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 'Gamlingay Purple'

PHLOX paniculata 'Gamlingay Purple'

Deep purple flower clusters, quite small, in August. Has a 'nutty' scent!

NEW 70cm £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Kimbers'

Strong purple-pink flowers.

NEW 70cm £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Kimbers'
PHLOX paniculata 'Mary Christine'

PHLOX paniculata 'Mary Christine'

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

1.00m £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Milly van Hoboken'

Delicate pink flowers in late July.

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 'Rembrandt'

Milky-white fragrant flowers. Lights up a shady spot.

NEW 90cm £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Rembrandt'
PHLOX paniculata 'Rosa Pastell'

PHLOX paniculata 'Rosa Pastell'

Pale pink to white flowers from July.

1.00m £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Starfire'

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

AGM 80cm £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Starfire'
PHLOX paniculata 'Sweet Summer Dream'

PHLOX paniculata 'Sweet Summer Dream'

Strong salmon-pink flowers July-August.

PBR 80cm £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Sweet Summer Fantasy'

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

PBR NEW 80cm £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Sweet Summer Fantasy'
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.

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'
PHLOX x arendsii 'Utopia'

PHLOX x arendsii 'Utopia'

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

AGM 1.50m £5.00

PIMPINELLA major 'Rosea'

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

50cm £5.00

PIMPINELLA major 'Rosea'
PODOPHYLLUM 'Kaleidoscope'

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.

NEW 60cm £7.50

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 'Bressingham Purple'

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.

NEW 60cm £5.00

POLEMONIUM reptans 'Virginia White'

Pure white flowers in spring.

40cm £5.00

POLEMONIUM reptans 'Virginia White'
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 multiflorum 'Ramosissima'

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

NEW 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.

NEW 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 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.

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.

NEW 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.

NEW 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 'Volcan'

POTENTILLA 'Volcan'

Lovely large, double deep red flowers.

45cm £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 hopwoodiana

Masses of salmon-pink flowers on long, scrambling stems, all summer! Sunny spot.

NEW 30cm £5.00

POTENTILLA x hopwoodiana
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 £4.50

PRIMULA 'Belarina Pink Ice'
PRIMULA 'Kusum Krishna'

PRIMULA 'Kusum Krishna'

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

15cm £4.50

PRIMULA auricula 'Bartl'

Garden auricula with lilac flowers, white-centred, April-June. Well-drained, gritty soil, avoid wet in winter.

NEW 25cm £5.00

PRIMULA auricula 'Bartl'
PRIMULA auricula 'Bradford City'

PRIMULA auricula 'Bradford City'

Gold-centred ruby-red flowers, paler edge. Sumptuous!

NEW 20cm £5.00

PRIMULA auricula 'Hinton Fields'

Mid-green and yellow flowers with a central white ring.

NEW 15cm £5.00

PRIMULA auricula 'Hinton Fields'
PRIMULA auricula 'Mariandl'

PRIMULA auricula 'Mariandl'

Luscious dark to light violet flowers with a white centre.

NEW 20cm £5.00

PRIMULA auricula 'Piers Telford'

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

NEW 20cm £5.00

PRIMULA auricula 'Piers Telford'
PRIMULA vulgaris 'Avondale'

PRIMULA vulgaris 'Avondale'

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

15cm £4.50

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 '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.

NEW 25cm £5.00

PULMONARIA 'Netta Statham'

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