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CALAMINTHA nepeta ssp. nepeta 'Blue Cloud'

CALAMINTHA nepeta ssp. nepeta 'Blue Cloud'

Good for front of dry sunny border. Aromatic foliage and clouds of lilac flowers from midsummer.

45cm £5.00

CAMASSIA 'Blue Heaven'

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

60cm £5.00

CAMASSIA 'Blue Heaven'
CAMASSIA 'Lavender Mist'

CAMASSIA 'Lavender Mist'

Lovely pale lavender flowers on upright stems, May-June. Vigorous. A love/ hate colour!

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.

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 'Monica's Dream'

CAMPANULA lactiflora 'Monica's Dream'

New variety with lovely white flowers opening from mauve buds. Sun or light shade.

NEW 60cm £5.50

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 poscharskyana 'Stella'

CAMPANULA poscharskyana 'Stella'

Vivid indigo-blue starry flowers on pendent stems with red-tinted foliage.

AGM 25cm £5.00

CAMPANULA rapunculoides 'Afterglow'

Lilac bells on upright stems. Good in shade.

45cm £5.00

CAMPANULA rapunculoides 'Afterglow'
CAMPANULA trachelium 'Bernice'

CAMPANULA trachelium 'Bernice'

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

60cm £5.00

CARDAMINE californica

Woodland plant with white flowers.

30cm £5.00

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 £5.00

CARDAMINE glanduligera
CARDAMINE heptaphylla 'Big White'

CARDAMINE heptaphylla 'Big White'

Taller variety with large white flowers in spring.

50cm £5.00

CARDAMINE heptaphylla Guincho Form

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

45cm £5.00

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 £5.00

CARDAMINE quinquefolia

Clusters of bright pink flowers on a slowly spreading plant. Shade.

30cm £5.00

CARDAMINE quinquefolia
CARDAMINE trifolia

CARDAMINE trifolia

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

30cm £5.00

CATANANCHE caerulea

Grass-like leaves with bright blue cornflowers on thin stems midsummer. Full sun.

75cm £5.00

CATANANCHE caerulea
CENOLOPHIUM denudatum

CENOLOPHIUM denudatum

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

AGM 1.00m £5.00

CENTAUREA 'John Coutts'

Large, deep rose-pink cornflowers.

60cm £5.00

CENTAUREA 'John Coutts'
CENTAUREA 'Jordy'

CENTAUREA 'Jordy'

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

35cm £5.00

CENTAUREA macrocephala

Giant Knapweed. Yellow thistle-like flowerheads in summer.

NEW 1.20m £5.00

CENTAUREA macrocephala
CENTAUREA montana 'Amethyst in Snow'

CENTAUREA montana 'Amethyst in Snow'

Lovely white petals surrounding a deep purple centre.

40cm £5.00

CENTAUREA montana 'Purple Heart'

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

60cm £5.00

CENTAUREA montana 'Purple Heart'
CENTAUREA montana 'Violetta'

CENTAUREA montana 'Violetta'

Big violet flowers. C. montana will repeat-flower if cut back after first flush.

35cm £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'
CENTAUREA woronowii

CENTAUREA woronowii

White-centred pink cornflowers, silver-backed feathery leaves.

75cm £5.00

CEPHALARIA gigantea

Tall clump-forming perennial bearing primrose-yellow scabious-like flowers June-August. Insects love it! Sun to part shade.

1.80m £5.00

CEPHALARIA gigantea
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 'Corinna'

CHRYSANTHEMUM 'Corinna'

Semi-double rich pink flowers with a white central ring in October and November. Forms a neat clump.

NEW 85cm £5.00

CHRYSANTHEMUM 'Duchess of Edinburgh'

Large semi-double deep red flowers from September. Full sun and free draining soil.

NEW 80cm £5.00

CHRYSANTHEMUM 'Duchess of Edinburgh'
CHRYSANTHEMUM 'George Simmonds'

CHRYSANTHEMUM 'George Simmonds'

Double flowers of warm red tinged with orange in September and October. Well drained soil in sunny spot.

NEW 1.00m £5.00

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

CHRYSANTHEMUM 'Helen Harrison'
CHRYSANTHEMUM 'Mary Stoker'

CHRYSANTHEMUM 'Mary Stoker'

Free-flowering sprays of single apricot daisies from August to October. Sun.

60cm £5.00

CHRYSOGONUM virginianum 'Pierre'

Evergreen groundcover for a dry shady spot. Has star shaped golden flowers from late spring into summer.

NEW 20cm £5.00

CHRYSOGONUM virginianum 'Pierre'
CIRSIUM rivulare 'Atropurpureum'

CIRSIUM rivulare 'Atropurpureum'

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

AGM 90cm £6.00

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.

PBR 1.20m £6.50

CIRSIUM rivulare 'Trevor's Felley Find’
CLEMATIS recta 'Purpurea'

CLEMATIS recta 'Purpurea'

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

1.50m £8.00

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 'Fernwood's Golden Slippers'

CONVALLARIA majalis 'Fernwood's Golden Slippers'

A larger form of Lily of the Valley with sunshine yellow foliage. Creamy white scented flowers in spring.

30cm £6.00

CONVALLARIA majalis 'Haldon Grange'

Variegated margins to the leaves when established.

30cm £5.00

CONVALLARIA majalis 'Haldon Grange'
CONVALLARIA majalis 'Prolificans'

CONVALLARIA majalis 'Prolificans'

Clusters of white flowers on each stem.

20cm £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 'Ruby Red'

Reddish-pink flowerheads on finely divided foliage in summer. Full sun.

45cm £5.50

COREOPSIS verticillata 'Ruby Red'
COREOPSIS verticillata 'Zagreb'

COREOPSIS verticillata 'Zagreb'

As 'Moonbeam' with golden-yellow flowers.

AGM 30cm £5.00

CORYDALIS calycosa

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

30cm £6.00

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

CORYDALIS solida ssp. solida 'Beth Evans'

A tuberous perennial with coral-pink flowers in spring, above blue-green ferny foliage. Rockery or woodland area. Sun or part shade.

20cm £4.00

CORYDALIS solida ssp. solida 'Beth Evans'
CORYDALIS solida ssp. solida 'George Baker'

CORYDALIS solida ssp. solida 'George Baker'

Pretty pink flowers on dense spikes above dissected foliage. Lovely in shade or sun. An alpine classic!

AGM 25cm £4.00

CRAMBE cordifolia

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

AGM 2.00m £5.00

CRAMBE cordifolia
CROCOSMIA 'Anna Marie'

CROCOSMIA 'Anna Marie'

Masses of orange-red flowers on upright stems over a long period.

90cm £5.00

CROCOSMIA 'Bright Eyes'

Brilliant orange flowers with a large scarlet centre over a long season. Very floriferous!

PBR 60cm £8.00

CROCOSMIA 'Bright Eyes'
CROCOSMIA 'Comet'

CROCOSMIA 'Comet'

Impressive deep orange flowers flushed dusky red at the centre.

75cm £5.00

CROCOSMIA 'Ellenbank Firecrest'

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

AGM 60cm £5.00

CROCOSMIA 'Ellenbank Firecrest'
CROCOSMIA 'Hellfire'

CROCOSMIA 'Hellfire'

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

AGM 1.00m £5.00

CROCOSMIA 'Mex'

Dramatic, large red outward-facing flowers well above the foliage, on dark purple stems. Vigorous, and definitely one of the best!

1.20m £5.00

CROCOSMIA 'Mex'
CROCOSMIA 'Orange Pekoe'

CROCOSMIA 'Orange Pekoe'

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

PBR 70cm £5.00

CROCOSMIA 'Paul's Best Yellow'

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

AGM 1.20m £5.00

CROCOSMIA 'Paul's Best Yellow'
CROCOSMIA 'Spitfire'

CROCOSMIA 'Spitfire'

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

75cm £5.00

CROCOSMIA 'Suzanna'

Golden-yellow flowers on tall, erect stems.

90cm £5.00

CROCOSMIA 'Suzanna'
CROCOSMIA 'Walberton Red'

CROCOSMIA 'Walberton Red'

Large tomato-red flowers on sturdy stems.

90cm £5.00

CROCOSMIA 'Zeal Giant'

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

AGM 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 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 '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 '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 'Venus'

Carmine-red flowers with a yellow throat.

60cm £5.00

CROCOSMIA x crocosmiiflora 'Venus'
CYCLAMEN coum

CYCLAMEN coum

Delicate pink flowers in winter and early spring, above round silvered leaves. Perfect for naturalising under trees and shrubs, even under conifers growing through the needles. Humus-rich soil in part shade.

AGM 10cm £4.00

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 cardunculus Chelsea Physic Garden Form

CYNARA cardunculus Chelsea Physic Garden Form

Grey-green, fingered, spiky foliage. Upright stems bear small purple thistle flowers, more decorative than edible! Full sun.

1.00m £6.50

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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