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CAMASSIA leichtlinii 'Magdalen'

CAMASSIA leichtlinii 'Magdalen'

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

90cm £7.50

CAMASSIA leichtlinii 'Sacajawea'

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

75cm £7.50

CAMASSIA leichtlinii 'Sacajawea'
CAMASSIA leichtlinii ssp. leichtlinii

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. suksdorfii 'Caerulea Group'

Long spikes of beautiful dark blue flowers in May.

75cm £5.00

CAMASSIA leichtlinii ssp. suksdorfii 'Caerulea Group'
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 £7.50

CAMASSIA leichtlinii ssp. suksdorfii 'Lady Eve Price'

We have a few of this rare, deep violet-blue flowered form, blooming May-June. Sun.

60cm £7.50

CAMASSIA leichtlinii ssp. suksdorfii 'Lady Eve Price'
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 'Loddon Anna'

Tall branching stems bear clusters of soft lilac flowers July-September. Best colour in part shade. Good soil.

AGM 1.50m £5.00

CAMPANULA lactiflora 'Loddon Anna'
CAMPANULA lactiflora 'Prichard's Variety'

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 rapunculoides 'Afterglow'

Lilac bells on upright stems. Good in shade.

45cm £5.00

CAMPANULA rapunculoides 'Afterglow'
CAMPANULA rapunculoides 'Alba'

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 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 sarmatica 'Hemelstraling'
CAMPANULA trachelium 'Bernice'

CAMPANULA trachelium 'Bernice'

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

60cm £5.00

CARDAMINE bulbifera

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

50cm £5.00

CARDAMINE bulbifera
CARDAMINE californica

CARDAMINE californica

Woodland plant with white flowers.

30cm £5.00

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 diphylla 'Eco Cut Leaf'
CARDAMINE glanduligera

CARDAMINE glanduligera

Rich purple-pink flowers, finger-like leaves.

30cm £5.00

CARDAMINE heptaphylla 'Big White'

Taller variety with large white flowers in spring.

50cm £5.00

CARDAMINE heptaphylla 'Big White'
CARDAMINE heptaphylla Guincho Form

CARDAMINE heptaphylla Guincho Form

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

45cm £5.00

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 £5.00

CARDAMINE macrophylla 'Bright and Bronzy'
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 £5.00

CARDAMINE trifolia

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

30cm £5.00

CARDAMINE trifolia
CENOLOPHIUM denudatum

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

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.

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!

1.00m £5.00

CIRSIUM rivulare 'Atropurpureum'

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

AGM 90cm £5.00

CIRSIUM rivulare 'Atropurpureum'
CIRSIUM rivulare 'Trevor's Felley Find’

CIRSIUM rivulare 'Trevor's Felley Find’

Another great plant from Trevor Edwards, also called ‘Trevor’s Blue Wonder’, a fabulous tall ornamental thistle with rich blue-purple flowerheads on silver-purple stems mid-late summer. Full sun in rich soil.

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'
COMMELINA tuberosa

COMMELINA tuberosa

Vivid blue flowers, similar to Tradescantia, late summer to autumn. Good well drained soil in sun to part shade. As soon as it flowers it's a must-have plant!

50cm £5.00

CONVALLARIA keiskei

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

30cm £5.00

CONVALLARIA keiskei
CONVALLARIA majalis 'Albostriata'

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 'Berlin Giant'

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

25cm £5.00

CONVALLARIA majalis 'Berlin Giant'
CONVALLARIA majalis 'Bordeaux'

CONVALLARIA majalis 'Bordeaux'

A taller, more vigorous variety, with flowers above the leaves, and the stem base is maroon. Shady, moist soil.

30cm £5.00

CONVALLARIA majalis 'Bridal Choice'

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

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 'Hofheim'

A two-tone variegated form like a hosta.

25cm £5.00

CONVALLARIA majalis 'Hofheim'
CONVALLARIA majalis 'Landgraaf'

CONVALLARIA majalis 'Landgraaf'

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

40cm £5.00

CONVALLARIA majalis 'Prolificans'

Clusters of white flowers on each stem.

20cm £5.00

CONVALLARIA majalis 'Prolificans'
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
CONVALLARIA transcaucasica

CONVALLARIA transcaucasica

Scented pink flowers on a compact plant.

30cm £5.00

COREOPSIS verticillata 'Moonbeam'

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

AGM 45cm £5.00

COREOPSIS verticillata 'Moonbeam'
COREOPSIS verticillata 'Zagreb'

COREOPSIS verticillata 'Zagreb'

As 'Moonbeam' with golden-yellow flowers.

AGM 30cm £5.00

CORNUS canadensis

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

AGM 15cm £6.00

CORNUS canadensis
CORYDALIS calycosa

CORYDALIS calycosa

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

30cm £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 '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 'Okavango'

CROCOSMIA 'Okavango'

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

PBR 75cm £5.00

CROCOSMIA 'Orange Pekoe'

Yellow to orange flowers with a hint of red, July-September.

PBR NEW 70cm £5.00

CROCOSMIA 'Orange Pekoe'
CROCOSMIA 'Paul's Best Yellow'

CROCOSMIA 'Paul's Best Yellow'

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

1.20m £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 aurea ‘Golden Ballerina’

Large clear orange flowers in August. Narrower petals.

NEW 60cm £5.00

CROCOSMIA aurea ‘Golden Ballerina’
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 paniculata 'Cally Sword'

CROCOSMIA paniculata 'Cally Sword'

Giant form, with sword-like pleated leaves and branching heads of pale orange flowers.

1.80m £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 'David Fitt'

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 'Eastern Promise'

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

65cm £5.00

CROCOSMIA x crocosmiiflora 'Eastern Promise'
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 'Mars'

CROCOSMIA x crocosmiiflora 'Mars'

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

60cm £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

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 cardunculus
CYNARA scolymus 'Gros Camus de Bretagne'

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

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