A Selection of Cottage Garden Plants
An informal, romantic style. Plants are packed together, with lush, contrasting textures and colours, from soft and gentle to hot and fiery. Anything goes!
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Semi-double cherry-red flowers with a pale yellow centre, June-September.
Large, rich violet-purple flowers on a compact plant. From Paul Picton, National Collection Holder of Asters.
Clear rose-pink large daisies.
AGM 1.20m £5.00
Fairly large pale pink flowers June-August.
Spikes of dark red flowers from July-September over leafy clumps.
One of the tallest Sanguisorba, this has maroon fingers on open branching stems July-August.
Late-flowering semi-evergreen Euphorbia, a mound of intense lime green flowers on reddish stems late summer to early autumn. National Collection Holder Don Witton's eyes lit up when I offered him a plant! Sunny spot.
My favourite molinia - arching purple flower stems, yellow foliage in autumn.
Robust groundcover with masses of rosy-purple flowers from late spring.
Copper-tinted dark green leaves veined in red. Brick red flowers fade to yellow.
AGM 75cm £5.00
Leaves are mottled with cream and pink. Pink flowers.
Lovely deep violet daisies.
AGM 60cm £5.00
A neat compact lavender with deep violet-blue flowers.
AGM 45cm £5.00
Sn. Tagetes erecta 'Jubilee Diamond'! Sprays of small white daisies late summer. Sun.
Narrow white-variegated leaves, pinkish flower plumes fade to brown from August-November.
AGM 1.20m £5.00
Blue-black flowers on dark stems from July-September. Hardy.
PBR 60cm £5.00