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Lobelia siphilitica Alba

…rise above the light green foliage of this hardy perennial throughout summer. Moisture loving Lobelia siphilitica f. albiflora 'Alba' is a handsome, statuesque plant that grows happily in sun or semi shade. This tall perennial makes a lovely addition to moist borders and bog gardens, or planted…  More Info

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Lobelia siphilitica Blue

…blue flowers rise above the light green foliage of this hardy perennial throughout summer. Moisture-loving Lobelia siphilitica is a handsome, statuesque plant that grows happily in sun or semi shade. This tall perennial makes a lovely addition to moist borders and bog gardens, or planted in the…  More Info

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Foxglove 'Apricot'

…contrast with the coarse green foliage and will attract pollinating insects to your garden and as it thrives in dappled shade it will be perfect for spaces in the garden where sun loving plants would sulk. Although as a species Digitalis are short lived they'll seed themselves around the garden to…  More Info

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Arachniodes aristata 'Variegata'

…spots, associating well with other shade-loving perennials such as hostas and Carex ‘Ice Dance’. Hardy in sheltered, well-drained sites in mild parts of the UK, it may benefit from a thick mulch in cold areas. It also makes a lovely container plant for indoors. Height and spread: 30cm…  More Info

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Bergenia cordifolia 'Bressingham White'

The perfect perennial for those difficult spots in dry shade, Bergenia provides useful evergreen ground cover, spring flowers and a feast of nectar for early pollinators. This low maintenance and adaptable plant spreads by rhizomes, colonising areas in sun or shade on any soil type. Large rounded,…  More Info

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Meconopsis napaulensis

…will bring the deep red hues to your display, sitting atop tall stems and flowering from late spring through to early summer. This unusual shade on a himilayan poppy is well worth trying for and we are positive that you will love it once you?ve seen it. Height: 150cm (59). Spread 100cm (39).  More Info

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Foxglove 'Dalmatian Mixed'

Foxgloves are a classic plant of the 'Country Garden' and loved for their high towers of cone shaped flowers, that look spectacular in garden borders. Foxglove 'Dalmatian Mixed' are hardy biennial and grow well in full sun, or partial shade, flowering between May and July. These beautiful digitalis…  More Info

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Blues Colour Collection

…violas that will give months of colour from spring to autumn. This reliable perennial has a neat, uniform habit that is perfectly suited to hanging baskets, window boxes and containers. Thrives in sun or part shade in moist but well-drained soils. Height: 20cm (8). Spread: 23cm (9).* Veronica…  More Info

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Hosta 'Giant Leaved Mix'

…showy foliage, that will create an unforgettable display. With a dense, clump forming habit, these hardy perennials will spread to create superb ground cover for those challenging shaded areas of the garden. Ideal for the front of borders or planting into patio containers. They bring a calming,…  More Info

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Fuchsia 'Deluxe Giant Marbled' Collection

…They also look effective trailing over walls and in rockeries. The delightful half-hardy perennials provide a unique combination of marbled colours from June to October. When grown in sunlight or partial shade and watered regularly, these plants will soon grow into magnificent Fuchsias with flowers…  More Info

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Geranium phaeum 'Joseph Green'

…phaeum ‘Joseph Green’ is an invaluable plant for shady borders, perfect for winding through other spring/early summer shade-loving perennials such as Dicentra, Astrantia and Aquilegia. Tall, loose stems give it a naturalistic look that complements cottage-style landscapes and its…  More Info

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Achillea millefolium 'Lilac Beauty'

…grasses in prairie planting schemes and cottage gardens. Achillea ‘Lilac Beauty’ is a drought-tolerant perennial which is well loved by pollinating insects and makes a lovely, informal cut flower too. Height: 80cm (31in). Spread: 60cm (24in). Plant height and spread is seasonal therefore…  More Info

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Geranium 'Grandeur® Ivy Velvet'

Geranium 'Grandeur® Ivy Velvet' adds a lovely soft feel to planting schemes. It's velvety petals are accompanied by dark green foliage to create a fitting backdrop for its flattened clusters of bloom in a gentle shade of wine red. These vigorous, trailing plants are perfect for…  More Info

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Alstroemeria 'Summer Rose'

A new colour in the fabulous Summer Series of Alstroemerias, ?Summer Rose? is the perfect shade of deep pink to blend effortlessly with other border perennials. It performs equally well in a container where it will flower continuously from May to November. ?Summer Rose? is strong but graceful,…  More Info

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Dryopteris sieboldii

…flat, leathery leaves of a blue/green shade that are distinct from the feathery fronds of other Dryopteris. Useful for creeping over rocks and woodland edges and provides an effective textural contrast to other varieties as part of a fern collection. Looks lovely with the delicately veined leaves of…  More Info

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Begonia 'Green Gecko'

…foliage of Begonia ‘Green Gecko’ makes an exuberant centrepiece for an indoor room or conservatory. This wonderful lounge lizard will love basking in a shady spot in your living room, the reptilian patterning of its foliage instantly creating an exotic, jungle vibe. ‘Green…  More Info

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Meconopsis 'Union Jack' Collection

…collection of these wonderful perennial poppy plants for you for a striking display in your summer border: Meconopsis napaulensis will bring the deep red hues to your display, sitting atop tall stems and flowering from late spring through to early summer. This unusual shade on a Himalayan poppy is…  More Info

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Foxglove 'Dalmation Purple'

…biennial has a uniform, well-branched habit for a bountiful supply of flowering stems. These versatile Digitalis grow well in either sun or shade and make a lovely addition to cottage gardens borders, woodland gardens or wildlife gardens where they attract many pollinating insects. Height: 50cm…  More Info

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Achillea millefolium 'Summer Berries'

shades of pink, red and orange will create a colourful tapestry in in your herbaceous borders. This hardy and low maintenance perennial is surprisingly tough and reliable. Its upright stems are cloaked in feathery foliage and topped with flattened panicles of tiny nectar rich blooms which are loved  More Info

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Lily 'Freckled Joy'

Lilium ‘Freckled Joy’ is a spectacular Asiatic lily boasting large blooms in a beautiful shade of pale peach, with a yellow streak to the centre of each petal and a smattering of dark freckles. With short, sturdy stems that are ideal for pots yet still fantastic for cutting,…  More Info

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Dahlia 'Cornel Duo'

This lovely collection, Dahlia ?Cornel Duo? are must have plants for a bold tropical feeling hot border. They would be a welcome addition to any Dahlia border or as focal point planting adding a splash of colour. Height: 90cm (36). Spread: 45cm (18). Dahlia ?Cornel? Duo comprises: * Dahlia 'Cornel…  More Info

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Camellia sasanqua 'Strawberry Swirl'

…garden. The simple, single flowers are swirled in shades of strawberry and white set off with a central gold boss. Glossy, evergreen leaves provide a dark background that complements the flowers. Camellia sasanqua 'Strawberry Swirl' makes a lovely feature for a container filled with ericaceous…  More Info

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Wellbeing Collection (House Plant)

A lovely collection of houseplants all with their own benefits for wellbeing. The peace lily is a well-loved houseplant, one reason being for its air-purifying qualities. It can remove toxins and pollutants from the air surrounding it. The white blooms offer instant beauty too to any space. Keep…  More Info

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Blechnum penna-marina

…forms mats of delicate finger-like fronds that emerge in shades of pink, bronze and red before maturing to fresh green. Lovely paired with the young bronze foliage of Epimedium 'Frohnleiten'. This useful plant will even tolerate full shade. RHS Award of Garden Merit. Height and spread: 30cm (12in).…  More Info

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Tellima grandiflora

Tellima grandiflora is an adaptable, semi-evergreen, ground cover plant which is extremely useful for dry shade beneath trees and shrubs where it provides weed-suppressing rosettes of attractively veined and scalloped leaves, tinted bronze when young. From May to July these bear tall, slender stems…  More Info

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Campanula lactiflora 'Dwarf Pink'

…Campanula lactifolia ?Dwarf Pink? is a perfect cottage garden plant. It thrives in sun or semi shade, although the delicate flowers keep their colour better in a partly shaded spot. Its nectar is loved by bees and other pollinators. The Milky Bellflower is attractive as a cut flower too. Height:…  More Info

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Lamium maculatum 'Pink Pewter'

…hardy perennial that will be happy in shady positions in most soil types. This dead nettle is perfect for ground cover as it will quickly provide a covering of silvery foliage with deep green edges enhanced from April to mid summer with salmon pink flowers that pollinating insects will love. Due to…  More Info

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Dicentra spectablis 'Valentine'

…in rows from arching red stems above finely cut leaves. Given moist and fertile soil and dappled shade, this lovely plant will reward you with a stunningly beautiful spring show, bringing a splash of colour to a woodland glade or a shaded corner of the patio. Height: 75cm (30). Spread: 60cm (24).  More Info

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Tanacetum coccineum 'Semi-double Mix'

shades make a bright and long-lasting summer display. Tanacetum coccineum 'Semi-double Mix?, also known as Painted Daisy, is a pretty blend of daisy-like blooms which open from early summer onwards revealing yellow button centres which are loved by bees and other pollinators. A fully hardy perennial  More Info

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Erysimum 'Trio'

This trio of perennial wallflowers will be some of the first flowers to colour your garden in spring, continuing for weeks until late summer. Each flower changes colour as it matures, morphing through various shades so that at any one time plants are covered in blooms at various stages, creating a…  More Info

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Aglaonema Christina

…it will certainly appreciate a warm room. Aglaonema 'Christina' has variegated silvery-green leaves that will create a lovely centrepiece for your coffee table. The lush, evergreen foliage is perfect for lightening up a shaded spot away from the direct glare of the sun. Height and spread: 35cm (14).  More Info

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Pansy 'Frizzle Sizzle Fire Mixed'

…the popular Frizzle Sizzle Series! Pansy 'Frizzle Sizzle Fire' bears gently scented blooms with ruffled edges and lovely dark faces at the centre of each flower. Sumptuous shades of blackcurrant and gold will brighten the darkest days of winter and spring. These well-branched, compact plants are…  More Info

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Trillium erectum

…rich, damp soils, creating dense ground cover once established. This hardy perennial produces variable flowers that can range from white to yellow or even purple, but generally appear as a rich beetroot-red shade. A lovely choice for damp, woodland groundcover, but can be challenging to establish so…  More Info

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Polyanthus 'Firecracker'

…display try Polyanthus ?Firecracker?. Large flowers in a beautiful shade of sunset gold are delicately edged in crimson. A multitude of blooms are carried in clusters upon thick, sturdy stems. This vibrant, hardy perennial brings a lovely contemporary twist to a cottage garden favourite. Perfect in…  More Info

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Dryopteris erythrosora var. koidzumiana

…to glowing shades of pink, gold and copper before maturing to green. This graceful fern forms clumps of triangulate, glossy fronds that are slenderer and more regular than the species. Dryopteris erythrosora var. koidzumiana is easy to grow in evenly moist soils. It makes a lovely addition to…  More Info

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Clethra alnifolia 'Sixteen Candles'

…popular with butterflies. This bushy, rounded, suckering shrub is covered in glossy, toothed leaves which often turn strong shades of yellow in the autumn. A lovely choice for a shady, lime-free border where it will flower abundantly. Height and Spread: 1m (39in). Plant height and spread is…  More Info

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Polemonium 'Heaven Scent'

A lovely plant for a partly-shaded, woodland-type border. From May to July, Polemonium 'Heaven Scent' bears purple-violet bell-shaped, highly fragrant flowers with bright golden anthers. The flowers nod above pretty foliage which emerges dark bronze to purple in spring, forming a lovely complement…  More Info

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Heucherella 'Tapestry'

…Excellent in groups drifting along border edges or underplanted around larger plants and shrubs, it associates beautifully with other shade-loving perennials. Great for ground cover. It also works well in containers for shady areas around the house. Height: 25cm (10in). Spread: 30cm (12in). Plant…  More Info

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Begonia Tuber Collection

…As a bonus, the edible petals are perfect for adding a splash of colour, lemony flavour and crisp texture to salads and sandwiches. What?s not to love! Begonia Tuber Collection comprises 40 tubers of the following varieties:* Begonia ?Pendula Mixed? (10 tubers) ? spectacular trailing begonias with…  More Info

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Penstemon smallii

This lovely species penstemon is ideal for naturalistic planting. Flowering earlier than border hybrid penstemons, Penstemon smallii also has larger, broader leaves that become flushed with reddish bronze over winter. In late spring and early summer, striking deep purple-bronze stems bear showy…  More Info

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Nurserymans Choice Astilbe

Astilbe is a damp-loving, shade-tolerant perennial that is perfect for providing late summer colour in moist sites, even growing happily as a marginal in a pond or stream where its feet remain permanently wet. In late summer, elegant feathery plumes of flowers are produced above clumps of divided…  More Info

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Dryopteris filix-mas 'Cristata'

Dryopteris filix-mas ‘Cristata’ is a charming version of the common ‘Male Fern’ that comes with extra frills! The fronds are adorned with crested tips, giving an interesting, crinkly appearance. This vigorous fern forms strong, upright shuttlecocks of emerging fronds in the…  More Info

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Spring Bulb Bumper Pack

…comprises: ' * Tulip Florist's Treat Mixed 16 Bulbs - Voluptuous doubles, fringed petals and a magnificent array of colours can be found in this lovely collection specially selected for their cut flower life. Height: 40cm (16). Spread: 15cm (6).' * English Bluebells 30 Bulbs'? The nodding,…  More Info

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Ultimate Winter Bedding Collection

…'Most Scented Mix' - Each fresh colour has a lovely, strong fragrance, to bring you a true scent of spring. Height and spread: 25cm (10).* 12 x Bellis perennis 'Pomponette' - This hardy perennial daisy bear tightly double, quilled blooms in pretty shades of pink.* 12 x Primrose 'Husky Mixed' - The…  More Info

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Clethra alnifolia 'Vanilla Spice'

A lovely flowering shrub for a shady, moist border on acid soil, Clethra alnifolia ‘Vanilla Spice’ provides an abundance of flowers with a sweet clove scent which is irresistible to pollinators. This adaptable plant will tolerate full sun providing the soil is consistently moist, but it…  More Info

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Carex testacea 'Prairie Fire'

…transitions to a deeper orange in the autumn. During summer, brown flower spikes appear. A lovely accent for gravel gardens, edging borders or cascading from winter containers, thriving in full sun or part shade. Height and spread: 50cm (20in). Plant height and spread is seasonal therefore we list…  More Info

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House Plants Hanging Mixed

…some of the plants which could be included: Aeschynanthus marmoratus (Lipstick plant) - trailing stems of glossy, spear-shaped leaves in mottled shades of bright and dark green, with reddish purple undersides. Clusters of tubular orange and green flowers are produced in summer and autumn. Height:…  More Info

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Achillea millefolium 'Summer Pastels'

Achillea millefolium 'Summer Pastels' is a resilient hardy perennial, thriving on light sandy soils and coping well with coastal conditions. Its inspiring mix of pastel shades creates a wonderful tapestry of summer colour, and makes a lovely, informal cut flower. The aromatic foliage and wide, flat…  More Info

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Saxifraga 'Dancing Pixies Tally'

…have ceased their spring flowering. Or use it as a sparkling feature plant for a container in a dull spot. 'Dancing Pixies Tally' even makes a lovely, autumn-flowering houseplant and a perfect seasonal gift for plant lovers. Height and Spread: 15-25cm (6” to 10”). Plant height and spread…  More Info

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Perennial Collection

…Joy,’ this beautifully balanced collection of perennials will create a picture-perfect arrangement in your flower borders. Perennial Collection comprises the following varieties:* Salvia nemorosa 'Salvatore Deep Blue' (6 plugs) - Brings a lovely vertical accent to the front of borders with its…  More Info

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Heliopsis helianthoides 'Red Shades'

It?s easy to see the appeal of Heliopsis helianthoides 'Red Shades'. The orange-red blooms are borne in abundance throughout the summer, against a backdrop of dark chocolate-brown foliage. This free-flowering variety is loved by pollinating insects making this a good choice for wildlife areas and…  More Info

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Perennial Pollinator Collection

…for bees and butterflies with this superb Perennial Pollinator Collection! The friendly fellows will flock to your borders when they spot this beautiful nectar-rich selection of cottage garden favourites. These easy and reliable perennials have been carefully chosen for a range of complimentary…  More Info

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Caladium 'Cherry Tart'

…its deep red leaves with contrasting green edges. It is a tropical tender perennial and will love a shaded spot, so is ideal for those tricky spots most other plants will not survive in. As it is a tropical specimen it loves humidity so home in a conservatory, bathroom, or kitchen. When the summer…  More Info

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Golden Yellow Tones Colour Collection

…spikes of deep lilac-blue flowers are produced in spring. This tough creeping perennial makes ideal ground cover or underplanting, or a lovely addition to a woodland garden or mixed container, thriving in part to full shade. It prefers moist but well-drained soils, though is tolerant of both very…  More Info

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Heuchera Saver Collection

…these well-loved perennials are treasured for their colourful leaves that remain semi-evergreen throughout the year. A display of nectar-rich flowers float upon on wiry stems from late spring through summer, attracting pollinating insects to the garden. Heuchera make useful perennials for softening…  More Info

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Heuchera 'Creme Brulee'

Lovely, ruffled leaves in shades of pinkish-orange to amber-yellow. The warm, coppery tones of Heuchera ‘Crème Brulee’ form a glowing contrast to darker leaved perennials and it's fabulous for illuminating shady corners. Forming neat domes of semi-evergreen foliage, it’s…  More Info

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Corydalis 'Porcelain Blue'

A glamorous hardy perennial for a damp, lightly shaded spot. The blooms of Corydalis flexuosa 'Porcelain Blue are the most extraordinary shade of blue, appearing in spring and again in autumn. The flowers attract pollinating insects, making this a lovely choice for a wildlife area. Finely cut, ferny…  More Info

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Winter Bedding Ultimate Collection

…blooms in shades of raspberry, rose and peach, each with a darker centre surrounding a yellow eye. Easy-to-grow F1 hybrids that are low-maintenance hardy perennials. Height & Spread 11-20cm (4-8).* Primrose ‘Alaska Multi-Colour’ (6 plugs) – extremely hardy perennial primulas in…  More Info

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Astilbe chinensis 'Mojito'

…is both elegant and refined. This hardy perennial enjoys those damp, shaded spots in the garden where many plants struggle to grow. With a free-flowering habit, you can expect early summer blooms that will illuminate shaded borders, creating a lovely focal point. Height: 50cm (20). Spread: 45cm…  More Info

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Helleborus 'Frostkiss Pippa?s Purple'

A free-flowering variety, Helleborus Frostkiss ‘Pippa’s Purple’ bears very large, single flowers, up to 7cm across, in a smoky shade of purplish-pink above attractive marbled foliage. The Frostkiss series of hellebores are distinguished by their gorgeous, marbled foliage which…  More Info

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