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CAMASSIA 'Blue Heaven'

CAMASSIA 'Blue Heaven'

Beautiful sky blue flowers May-June. Moist soil in sun.

NEW 60cm £5.00

CAMASSIA leichtlinii 'Magdalen'

Also rare! Beautiful blue-violet flower spikes early summer.

90cm £7.50

CAMASSIA leichtlinii 'Magdalen'
CAMASSIA leichtlinii 'Sacajawea'

CAMASSIA leichtlinii 'Sacajawea'

Beware! Camassia collection can be contagious! Another rare variety with stunning variegated leaves and white flowers.

75cm £7.50

CAMASSIA leichtlinii ssp. leichtlinii

Tall spires of creamy-white flowers above strap-like leaves from May. Sun or part shade.

AGM 1.00m £5.00

CAMASSIA leichtlinii ssp. leichtlinii
CAMASSIA leichtlinii ssp. suksdorfii 'Electra'

CAMASSIA leichtlinii ssp. suksdorfii 'Electra'

Rich sky blue flower spikes, much bigger than other varieties, from May-June. Very rarely offered as it's so slow to propagate, but so beautiful!

90cm £10.00

CAMPANULA 'Misty Dawn'

Pale blue flowers June-August. Spreading habit, does well in shade.

AGM 1.00m £5.00

CAMPANULA  'Misty Dawn'
CAMPANULA 'Crystal'

CAMPANULA 'Crystal'

Our introduction. Palest icy amethyst bells, almost white, and shaped like pixie hats. Same parents as C. x burghalti, but in our opinion is stronger and taller.

75cm £5.00

CAMPANULA 'Mevr. V. Vollenhove'

A neat, bushy plant covered with broad creamy-white flowers all summer. Sun to part shade.

25cm £5.00

CAMPANULA 'Mevr. V. Vollenhove'
CAMPANULA 'Sarastro'

CAMPANULA 'Sarastro'

Hybrid between C. punctata and C. trachelium. Pendulous deep blue bells and large hairy leaves. A clump-forming plant, likes any soil in sun or part shade. An improvement on C. 'Kent Belle'.

60cm £5.00

CAMPANULA 'Swannables'

Clump-forming plant with dusky pink pendant bells from June.

40cm £5.00

CAMPANULA 'Swannables'
CAMPANULA lactiflora 'Alba'

CAMPANULA lactiflora 'Alba'

Masses of white bells July-September. A cottage garden classic.

AGM 90cm £5.00

CAMPANULA lactiflora 'Prichard's Variety'

Dark violet bellflowers held in trusses through summer. Sun or part shade in moist soil.

AGM 75cm £5.00

CAMPANULA lactiflora 'Prichard's Variety'
CAMPANULA rapunculoides 'Afterglow'

CAMPANULA rapunculoides 'Afterglow'

Lilac bells on upright stems. Good in shade.

45cm £5.00

CAMPANULA rapunculoides 'Alba'

A 'hard to find' plant. Spires of pure white bells in early summer. Running habit but not too vigorous. Any soil in sun or part shade.

45cm £5.00

CAMPANULA rapunculoides 'Alba'
CAMPANULA sarmatica 'Hemelstraling'

CAMPANULA sarmatica 'Hemelstraling'

Slender tall stems carry open clusters of lilac-blue bells from late spring. Clump-forming, in sun or part shade.

90cm £5.00

CAMPANULA trachelium 'Bernice'

Double deep blue-purple form of 'Coventry Bells'. Good in a shady spot.

60cm £5.00

CAMPANULA trachelium 'Bernice'
CARDAMINE bulbifera

CARDAMINE bulbifera

Rarest native cardamine. Pale lilac flowers in spring. Sun or part shade.

50cm £4.50

CARDAMINE californica

Woodland plant with white flowers.

30cm £4.50

CARDAMINE californica
CARDAMINE diphylla 'Eco Cut Leaf'

CARDAMINE diphylla 'Eco Cut Leaf'

Deeply serrated leaves close to the ground, clusters of white flowers April-May. Moist leafy soil in shade.

35cm £5.00

CARDAMINE glanduligera

Rich purple-pink flowers, finger-like leaves.

30cm £4.50

CARDAMINE glanduligera
CARDAMINE heptaphylla 'Big White'

CARDAMINE heptaphylla 'Big White'

Taller variety with large white flowers in spring.

50cm £4.50

CARDAMINE heptaphylla Guincho Form

Slow-growing variety, with bright white flowers April-May.

45cm £4.50

CARDAMINE heptaphylla Guincho Form
CARDAMINE macrophylla 'Bright and Bronzy'

CARDAMINE macrophylla 'Bright and Bronzy'

Bronze-tinted foliage beneath showy clusters of large pink flowers April-June. Moist soil in sun or part shade. From Crug Farm Plants.

50cm £4.50

CARDAMINE maxima

White or pale purple flowers April-May. Moist, rich soil in part shade.

20cm £4.50

CARDAMINE maxima
CARDAMINE pratensis 'Diane's Petticoat'

CARDAMINE pratensis 'Diane's Petticoat'

Loose clusters of fully double white flowers in spring and early summer. Moist soil in sun or part shade.

20cm £4.50

CARDAMINE trifolia

Forms a dense, leafy carpet of dark green foliage and white flowers.

30cm £4.50

CARDAMINE trifolia
CARDAMINE waldsteinii

CARDAMINE waldsteinii

Large flared white flowers with distinct violet anthers.

15cm £4.50

CENOLOPHIUM denudatum

Syn. Seseli libanotis. Forms a clump of ferny dark green leaves, topped in summer with umbels of white flowers. A garden designer's favourite!

1.00m £5.00

CENOLOPHIUM denudatum
CENTAUREA 'Caramia'

CENTAUREA 'Caramia'

Dark green foliage. Long stems bear rich purple-pink flowers.

60cm £5.00

CENTAUREA 'Jordy'

Deep maroon cornflowers contrast perfectly with grey-green foliage. My current favourite!

35cm £5.00

CENTAUREA 'Jordy'
CENTAUREA montana 'Purple Heart'

CENTAUREA montana 'Purple Heart'

The first bicolour perennial cornflower. White petals with a purple centre to the flower.

60cm £5.00

CENTAUREA nigra 'Waterfall White'

Common knapweed with unusual white flowers, named recently after the farm it came from. Tall stems, up to 120cm in good soil. Another bee magnet! Sun.

NEW 1.00m £6.00

CENTAUREA nigra 'Waterfall White'
CERATOSTIGMA plumbaginoides

CERATOSTIGMA plumbaginoides

Mat-forming perennial with bright blue flowers late summer, then leaves turn red and purple in autumn.

AGM 30cm £5.00

CHAEROPHYLLUM azoricum

Fresh green crimped, serrated and felted leaves, white umbels above. Quietly impressive!

60cm £5.00

CHAEROPHYLLUM azoricum
CHRYSANTHEMUM 'Helen Harrison'

CHRYSANTHEMUM 'Helen Harrison'

Named and given to us by the legendary lady we meet at Plant Hunters Fair Dorothy Clive event! Lovely big, rich pink, yellow-centred flowers in autumn. Thank you Helen!

NEW 1.00m £5.00

CHRYSOSPLENUM macrophyllum

An enthusiastic creeping plant, described by Bleddyn Wynn-Jones as 'a must-have plant when in flower - it's positively obscene!'. Bergenia-like foliage, sends out long runners, and in early spring bears greenish flowers. Very quirky, great in moist shade.

20cm £5.00

CHRYSOSPLENUM macrophyllum
CIRSIUM heterophyllum

CIRSIUM heterophyllum

'Melancholy Thistle'. Smart maroon flowers on woolly stems, leaves are white-felted underneath. Much remarked upon in the garden.

75cm £5.00

CIRSIUM rivulare 'Atropurpureum'

Ornamental thistle, with dark maroon-red thistle flowers all summer.

90cm £5.00

CIRSIUM rivulare 'Atropurpureum'
CIRSIUM rivulare 'Frosted Magic'

CIRSIUM rivulare 'Frosted Magic'

Creamy-white thistle flowers all summer on tall stems. Bees love this as much as the red one! Sun.

NEW 1.20m £5.00

CLEMATIS recta 'Purpurea'

A huge clump of deep maroon foliage, and masses of scented white flowers all summer. Prefers full sun.

1.50m £6.00

CLEMATIS recta 'Purpurea'
CONVALLARIA keiskei

CONVALLARIA keiskei

Similar to C. majalis, with larger, later opening flowers.

30cm £5.00

CONVALLARIA majalis 'Albostriata'

A Lily of the Valley in a pin-striped suit, needs some sun to retain the variegation.

25cm £5.00

CONVALLARIA majalis 'Albostriata'
CONVALLARIA majalis 'Berlin Giant'

CONVALLARIA majalis 'Berlin Giant'

Larger in every way than the type. Could be the same plant as 'Fortin's Giant'.

25cm £5.00

CONVALLARIA majalis 'Bridal Choice'

Beautiful large white flowers on taller stems than the species. Shade.

NEW 20cm £5.00

CONVALLARIA majalis 'Bridal Choice'
CONVALLARIA majalis 'Dorien'

CONVALLARIA majalis 'Dorien'

Perhaps the largest Lily of the Valley. White flowers.

40cm £5.00

CONVALLARIA majalis 'Golden Jubilee'

Rich golden yellow leaves and large, scented white flowers. Part shade but not too shady or too sunny for best foliage colour!

30cm £8.50

CONVALLARIA majalis 'Golden Jubilee'
CONVALLARIA majalis 'Green Tapestry'

CONVALLARIA majalis 'Green Tapestry'

Tall leaves are splashed and mottled with yellow, cream and green. White flowers.

25cm £5.00

CONVALLARIA majalis 'Haldon Grange'

Variegated margins to the leaves when established.

30cm £5.00

CONVALLARIA majalis 'Haldon Grange'
CONVALLARIA majalis 'Hardwick Hall'

CONVALLARIA majalis 'Hardwick Hall'

Leaves have a pale creamy-green edge.

25cm £5.00

CONVALLARIA majalis 'Landgraaf'

Very rare, this taller variety has narrow golden streaks along the leaves.

40cm £5.00

CONVALLARIA majalis 'Landgraaf'
CONVALLARIA majalis 'Vic Pawlowski's Gold'

CONVALLARIA majalis 'Vic Pawlowski's Gold'

Stunning gold-striped leaves, which may revert in deep shade. White bells.

25cm £5.00

CONVALLARIA majalis var. rosea

Dusky-pink scented flowers.

15cm £5.00

CONVALLARIA majalis var. rosea
COREOPSIS verticillata 'Moonbeam'

COREOPSIS verticillata 'Moonbeam'

Bushy perennial with fine foliage and lemon-yellow daisy-like flowers.

AGM 45cm £5.00

COREOPSIS verticillata 'Zagreb'

As 'Moonbeam' with golden-yellow flowers.

AGM 30cm £5.00

COREOPSIS verticillata 'Zagreb'
CORNUS canadensis

CORNUS canadensis

A great ground-covering plant for shade, with white flowers in April followed by red berries later.

AGM 15cm £6.00

CORYDALIS calycosa

Lovely true blue flowers in summer, much easier to keep than C. flexuosa. Sun to part shade.

30cm £5.00

CORYDALIS calycosa
CORYDALIS malkensis

CORYDALIS malkensis

Delicate rockery plant with pale green divided leaves and racemes of white flowers. Choice, reliable but slow-growing! Sun or part shade.

AGM 15cm £5.00

CRAMBE cordifolia

Huge lobed leaves, long stems with clouds of gypsophylla-like flowers in July. Any soil in sun.

AGM 2.00m £5.00

CRAMBE cordifolia
CROCOSMIA 'Baywalker'

CROCOSMIA 'Baywalker'

Orange flowers.

60cm £5.00

CROCOSMIA 'Bowland Blaze'

Spidery dark red flowers July-August.

75cm £5.00

CROCOSMIA 'Bowland Blaze'
CROCOSMIA 'Comet'

CROCOSMIA 'Comet'

Impressive deep orange flowers flushed dusky red at the centre.

75cm £5.00

CROCOSMIA 'Ellenbank Canary'

From Elizabeth Macgregor. Vigorous upright plant with large canary-yellow flowers on tall stems.

70cm £5.00

CROCOSMIA 'Ellenbank Canary'
CROCOSMIA 'Ellenbank Firecrest'

CROCOSMIA 'Ellenbank Firecrest'

Flowers are buttercup-yellow inside, fringed and backed with red. Compact and floriferous. Very eye-catching!

60cm £5.00

CROCOSMIA 'Ellenbank Skylark'

Tall graceful stems carry large starry open flowers of burnt orange with a cream central zone.

70cm £5.00

CROCOSMIA 'Ellenbank Skylark'
CROCOSMIA 'Emberglow'

CROCOSMIA 'Emberglow'

Funnel-shaped dark red flowers.

75cm £5.00

CROCOSMIA 'Harlequin'

Very eye-catching plant; yellow flowers with alternate red and orange outer petals. Always requested, never enough, so come early!

60cm £5.00

CROCOSMIA 'Harlequin'
CROCOSMIA 'Hellfire'

CROCOSMIA 'Hellfire'

Large outward-facing deep red flowers on dark stems. Pleated foliage.

1.00m £5.00

CROCOSMIA 'Highlight'

Dusky apricot flowers with a yellow throat.

75cm £5.00

CROCOSMIA 'Highlight'
CROCOSMIA 'Jupiter'

CROCOSMIA 'Jupiter'

Compact variety with light orange flowers.

60cm £5.00

CROCOSMIA 'Limpopo'

Vigorous hybrid from Bob Brown, with dense heads of blowsy pink flowers with an apricot throat.

75cm £5.00

CROCOSMIA 'Limpopo'
CROCOSMIA 'Okavango'

CROCOSMIA 'Okavango'

Long-blooming variety from Bob Brown, with large peach flowers.

PBR 75cm £5.00

CROCOSMIA 'Paul's Best Yellow'

Tall, vigorous grower with large, outward-facing golden-yellow flowers.

1.20m £5.00

CROCOSMIA 'Paul's Best Yellow'
CROCOSMIA 'Severn Sunrise'

CROCOSMIA 'Severn Sunrise'

Masses of soft peachy-pink flowers August-October, pleated foliage.

AGM 75cm £5.00

CROCOSMIA 'Spitfire'

Upward-facing scarlet-red flowers. Eye-catching in our display garden.

75cm £5.00

CROCOSMIA 'Spitfire'
CROCOSMIA 'Sunzest'

CROCOSMIA 'Sunzest'

Large-flowered hybrid with apricot blooms and a yellow throat. Like a paler version of 'Severn Sunrise'.

75cm £5.00

CROCOSMIA 'Suzanna'

Golden-yellow flowers on tall, erect stems.

90cm £5.00

CROCOSMIA 'Suzanna'
CROCOSMIA 'Vulcan'

CROCOSMIA 'Vulcan'

Soft red flowers.

50cm £5.00

CROCOSMIA 'Walberton Red'

Large tomato-red flowers on sturdy stems.

90cm £5.00

CROCOSMIA 'Walberton Red'
CROCOSMIA 'Zambesi'

CROCOSMIA 'Zambesi'

Large upward-facing orange flowers with darker orange markings at the centre.

PBR 1.15m £5.00

CROCOSMIA 'Zeal Giant'

One of the tallest, with long arching spikes of intense, bright orange flowers. Butch!

1.50m £5.00

CROCOSMIA 'Zeal Giant'
CROCOSMIA masoniorum 'Sherbert Orange'

CROCOSMIA masoniorum 'Sherbert Orange'

Large, upward-facing warm orange flowers. Often requested in our garden, had no name until last year!

1.00m £5.00

CROCOSMIA paniculata 'Cally Greyleaf'

Wide, heavily pleated grey-green leaves, and long slender funnel-shaped orange flowers on dark purple stems, late summer to autumn. Needs space, it's big!

1.20m £5.00

CROCOSMIA paniculata 'Cally Greyleaf'
CROCOSMIA x crocosmiiflora 'Buttercup'

CROCOSMIA x crocosmiiflora 'Buttercup'

Golden-yellow flowers.

60cm £5.00

CROCOSMIA x crocosmiiflora 'Columbus'

Bright yellow flowers with faint red blotches.

80cm £5.00

CROCOSMIA x crocosmiiflora 'Columbus'
CROCOSMIA x crocosmiiflora 'Constance'

CROCOSMIA x crocosmiiflora 'Constance'

Large soft orange and yellow flowers.

60cm £5.00

CROCOSMIA x crocosmiiflora 'Corona'

Bright orange-yellow flowers with a central red ring.

75cm £5.00

CROCOSMIA x crocosmiiflora 'Corona'
CROCOSMIA x crocosmiiflora 'Croesus'

CROCOSMIA x crocosmiiflora 'Croesus'

Large, eyecatching orange-yellow flowers from late summer.

NEW 75cm £5.00

CROCOSMIA x crocosmiiflora 'David Fitt'

Rare variety. Pleated leaves and red-purple stems bear funnel-shaped orange-red flowers with dark red and yellow throats. Very large, give it space!

1.20m £5.00

CROCOSMIA x crocosmiiflora 'David Fitt'
CROCOSMIA x crocosmiiflora 'Eastern Promise'

CROCOSMIA x crocosmiiflora 'Eastern Promise'

Soft orange flowers with a bright yellow centre. Bronze mid-ribbed foliage.

65cm £5.00

CROCOSMIA x crocosmiiflora 'Emily McKenzie'

Bright orange flowers splashed with crimson. Later flowering variety, from August.

60cm £5.00

CROCOSMIA x crocosmiiflora 'Emily McKenzie'
CROCOSMIA x crocosmiiflora 'Fire Jumper'

CROCOSMIA x crocosmiiflora 'Fire Jumper'

Golden-yellow flowers with an orange stripe down the centre of each petal.

75cm £5.00

CROCOSMIA x crocosmiiflora 'Gloria'

Shorter plant, with red flowers and an orange centre.

60cm £5.00

CROCOSMIA x crocosmiiflora 'Gloria'
CROCOSMIA x crocosmiiflora 'Hoey Joey'

CROCOSMIA x crocosmiiflora 'Hoey Joey'

Compact and free-flowering, with bi-coloured orange and yellow flowers.

NEW 45cm £5.00

CROCOSMIA x crocosmiiflora 'Mars'

Orange-red flowers, quick to clump up. Strong grower.

60cm £5.00

CROCOSMIA x crocosmiiflora 'Mars'
CROCOSMIA x crocosmiiflora 'Merryman'

CROCOSMIA x crocosmiiflora 'Merryman'

A very floriferous apricot cultivar.

50cm £5.00

CROCOSMIA x crocosmiiflora 'Saracen'

Dusky red flowers and intensely bronzed leaves. Dramatic, but slow-growing.

75cm £5.00

CROCOSMIA x crocosmiiflora 'Saracen'
CROCOSMIA x crocosmiiflora 'Solfatare'

CROCOSMIA x crocosmiiflora 'Solfatare'

Bronzy-green leaves and pale apricot yellow flowers.

AGM 60cm £5.00

CROCOSMIA x crocosmiiflora 'Star of the East'

Large bright orange starry flowers.

75cm £5.00

CROCOSMIA x crocosmiiflora 'Star of the East'
CYNARA cardunculus

CYNARA cardunculus

Cardoon. Forms an epic, architectural mound of silver-grey foliage up to 1 metre long. Large, purple, thistle-like flowerheads tower above in late summer and autumn. Loves the sun.

AGM 2.50m £5.00

CYNARA scolymus 'Gros Camus de Bretagne'

Large silvery leaves, long stems carry edible buds in summer, then big purple thistle flowers which dry well. Good soil in sun.

1.00m £6.00

CYNARA scolymus 'Gros Camus de Bretagne'

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