We’ve sold out for this season. A new range will be available in the autumn
We're pleased to offer a selection of our hardy perennials as bare-root plants, priced at £5 each for a sizeable clump plus p&p. All grown chemical-free by us.
ACHILLEA - Yarrow
Flowering from mid to high summer, brightly-coloured yarrows are a must for the mixed border. Best grown in sun and good garden soil, with sharp drainage.
Finely divided grey-green foliage and flat flowerheads of yellow-centred red in high summer and autumn. 80cm/28”
Graceful silver-grey filigree foliage with small, soft-yellow flowerheads fading to cream. 60cm/24”
True blue perennials for early summer show.
ASTRANTIA - Hattie’s Pincushion or Masterwort
Great garden plants, shining in sun and good soil, not too dry. Remove old stems to keep these hardy perennials flowering into late summer.
CATANANCHE – Cupid’s Dart
Prettiest of perennials, with papery daisies in warm blue or white. Best grown in sunny, well-drained front-of-border spot. Great as a cut or dried flower.
CENTAUREA – Knapweed
She’s a classy classic and really does put on a non-stop display throughout summer. Soft and compact grey-green foliage is the perfect foil for masses of small pale pink cup-shaped flowers. 25cm/10”
Pretty lilac cup-shaped flowers with dark veining in summer. The perfect perennial for dry shade. 45cm/18”
Stunning magenta-purple flowers with narrow outer petals and a white centre continuously from early summer into autumn. Any site, any aspect – a performer! 60cm/24”
KNIPHOFIA – Poker plant
Torches in the summer and autumn borders, there now exists a wide range of colour combinations in these ever popular hardy perennials. We have chosen a few of our favourites. Best grown in sun and good garden soil.
Soft pinky-orange narrow flower spikes, fading to cream, June to August. Graceful, free-flowering perennial with strappy fresh-green foliage. Up to 90cm/32”
Warm coral-red spikes well into autumn. Shorter form – 50cm/20”
LEUCANTHEMUM – Shasta daisy
Much-loved perennials for the sunny border and wildlife areas of the garden. Bees and butterflies love the timeless daisies which flower well into autumn if dead-headed regularly. Any soil.
Popular dwarf form with flushes of short-stemmed, small pure white daisies with deep yellow centres. 25cm/10”
PERSICARIA – Red bistort
Superb stout and robust perennials for colourful red, pink or white flower spikes from mid summer well into autumn. Preferring dampish soil, all are tolerant of some shade. Give them room to really show their striking effect in the border.
Glistening white slim flower spikes which sparkle in a shadier site. A good companion for silver foliage shrubs. 1m/36”
Deep red slender flower spikes. Sun or part shade. 1m/36”
SALVIA – Ornamental Sage
Fabulous garden-worthy group which flower all summer and provide a feast for bees, butterflies and pollinating insects. Regular deadheading extends the show well into autumn. Best grown in sun and good garden soil.
SCABIOSA – Scabious
Pincushion flowers all summer, supplying plenty of nectar for bees, butterflies and all pollinating insects.
SIDALCEA – prairie mallow
Distinct group of border perennials, which add soft colour, grace and architecture to the summer garden.
Narrow spires of small, mallow-like clear-white flowers in June and July. Very pretty little perennial for sun or part shade. 75cm/30”
STOKESIA – Stokes Aster
Definitely worth a place in the front of a sunny border – strappy evergreen foliage and large shaggy cornflower-like flowers throughout summer and autumn.
VERONICA – Speedwell
Taller forms of this early-flowering group of perennials.