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Chinese Lantern (Seeds)

Small cream summer flowers are followed by bright orange lanterns in autumn. An easy perennial to grow, ideal in full sun borders, and great in dried displays. Height: 75cm (30). Spread: 90cm (36).  More Info

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Helianthemum 'Ben Fhada'

…of Helianthemum 'Ben Fhada' tell you all you need to know about where they should be grown: Sun Roses or Rock Roses are best suited to a sunny spot in a rockery or costal garden. Once established in dry, gritty or sandy soil, large, bright flowers will emerge above the hardy shrub's evergreen leaves…  More Info

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Californian Poppy 'Sun Shades'

…a sea of ferny blue-green foliage for a bold summer display. These dainty hardy annuals are tougher than they appear and positively thrive on poor, dry soils. The papery flowers attract bees and hoverflies, and make excellent, if short-lived, cut flowers. Californian poppies are easy to grow in beds…  More Info

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Osteospermum 'African Sun'

Bushy, free-flowering plants, like a radiant sun with eye-catching golden yellow and vibrant orange bi-coloured blooms. Stunning in containers as well as hot, dry borders, attracting bees and butterflies. Height: 30-45cm (12-18 inches). Culinary note: The bright coloured flowers can be used as a…  More Info

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Gaillardia 'Arizona Sun'

Enjoy the vibrant flowers of Gaillardia 'Arizona Sun' from late spring. These boldly coloured Blanket flowers are drought tolerant, thriving in hot, dry summers and coastal positions as well as cooler conditions - so you can be sure of a superb display whatever the weather. The large red blooms each…  More Info

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Gaillardia aristata 'Arizona Sun'

Gaillardia aristata 'Arizona Sun' certainly lives up to its name by producing a continuous display of sizeable flower heads in blazing shades of red, orange and yellow. This hardy perennial requires little maintenance and performs well even on poor, dry soils. The spectacular daisy flowers thrive…  More Info

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Halimium 'April Sun'

This dwarf evergreen shrub forms neat, cushiony mounds of small, linear foliage and masses of long-lasting, sunshine-yellow flowers. Halimium 'April Sun' is drought tolerant once established, low-maintenance and disease-free. The only attention it requires is a light trim after flowering to keep its…  More Info

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Mesembryanthemum criniflorum 'Magic Carpet Mixed'

Carpet like growth with leaves that appear to be sprinkled with ice crystals. Produces a glowing display in full sun on beds, borders, dry banks, rockeries, etc. Culinary note: Leaves can be eaten raw, mainly being used as a spinach substitute. For more details about edible flowers click here.  More Info

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Arabis ferdinandi-coburgi 'Old Gold'

…tulips. In April and May it produces airy sprays of sweetly-scented, white flowers on wiry stems. Arabis ‘Old Gold’ thrives in full sun in dry, poor soil and is ideal for ground cover, walls, rockeries, edging and containers. Height: 10cm (4”). Spread:20cm (8”).  More Info

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Erigeron speciosus Azure Fairy

…daisies, Erigeron speciosus ‘Azure Fairy’ is an undemanding and free-flowering perennial. Like other Erigerons, it thrives in full sun on poor, dry soils where it will attract plenty of bees and other pollinators, making it a strong candidate for wildlife gardens and informal areas. The…  More Info

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Hydrangea serrata 'Hydrantea'

…for making a refreshing herbal brew. Better known as Amacha, this sweetly flavoured tea is made from the dried leaves of Hydrangea serrata. Once harvested, the leaves are left to dry in the sun before crushing and re-drying to create flavoursome tea-leaves. With no calories and a naturally sugary…  More Info

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Penstemon 'Pensham Laura'

…autumn. Its flowers are white flushed with magenta, shading to a deep magenta at the tip of each bell, and the foliage is semi-evergreen. It likes sun or semi shade and is tolerant of dry spells once established. All the Pensham Penstemons are slug resistant. Height: 90cm (36). Spread: 45cm (18).  More Info

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Greenhouse Disinfectant / Summer Cloud Greenhouse Shading

…rooms and bird tables. Apply using a sprayer or cloth/mop. Summer Cloud Greenhouse Shading - Protect your plants from intense summer sun to reduce scorching, drying out and overheating. Applied to the outside of the greenhouse using a sprayer or paintbrush, Vitax Summer Cloud stays put in rain and…  More Info

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Umbrella Plant with Braided Stem

…canopy of attractive, glossy green, palm-shaped laves. Low maintenance and easy to grow, Schefflera arboricola ‘Compacta’ is happiest in bright natural light (not in direct sun) and when the compost is allowed to dry out between waterings. Maximum height: 90cm (35). Spread: 45cm (18).  More Info

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Rhipsalis baccifera subsp. horrida

…small yellow flowers may be produced along their length. Intriguing and unusual yet undemanding and easy to grow, mouse tail cactus is perfect for beginners and busy plant parents. Unlike desert-dwelling cacti, Rhipsalis prefer a bright spot out of direct sun and watering before they become too dry.  More Info

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Acer palmatum var. dissectum 'Rubrum'

…Acer palmatum var. dissectum 'Rubrum' is perfect for borders and containers. Choose a sheltered spot in dappled shade where its feathery leaves will be protected from drying winds and strong sun. Height: 2m (6',6). Spread: 3m (10'). Supplied in a 9cm pot. Useful links: How to plant trees and shrubs  More Info

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Osmanthus x burkwoodii

…ideal choice for small gardens. Osmanthus plants are extremely versatile, establishing themselves well on tricky garden slopes and dry banks, as well as growing in sun or shade. They can also be trained as a screen or hedge with little maintenance. The display of flowers every spring is a welcome…  More Info

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Helianthemum Ben Hope

…candidate for hot, dry sites. From late spring to midsummer, it is smothered in nectar-rich, cerise pink flowers studded with contrasting golden yellow centres. Height and Spread: 30cm (12”). Rock Roses are low and spreading evergreen shrubs which thrive in challenging dry situations. They…  More Info

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Helianthemum Cerise Queen

…lax cushions of vivid colour. Height and Spread: 30cm (12”). Rock Roses are low and spreading evergreen shrubs which thrive in challenging dry situations. They form neat humps of small, greyish-green, linear foliage which will spill over rockeries, steps or border edges providing cover and…  More Info

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Helianthemum Henfield Brilliant

…untroubled by pests or disease. Height and Spread: 30cm (12”). Rock Roses are low and spreading evergreen shrubs which thrive in challenging dry situations. They form neat humps of small, greyish-green, linear foliage which will spill over rockeries, steps or border edges providing cover and…  More Info

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Carolina Allspice

…2.5m (8ft). Spread: 3m (10ft). Useful links: How to plant trees and shrubs Culinary information: Produces an edible and delicious spice. Snip off twigs and allow them to dry out in the sun or a low oven, then crush the bark and use like cinnamon. For more details about edible flowers click here.  More Info

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Lythrum virgatum 'Rosy Gem'

Lythrum virgatum ‘Rosy Gem’ is an incredibly versatile perennial that tolerates all soils except very dry ones, whether in sun or part shade, thriving even on heavy clay and in soils that sit permanently wet, making it a great choice for pondside planting. Tall spikes of deep rose-pink…  More Info

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Helianthemum 'Bronze Carpet'

…containers and the edge of sunny borders and paths. Thriving on free-draining soils, this drought-tolerant shrub makes great ground cover for tricky dry sites. Height and spread: 30cm (12in). Plant height and spread is seasonal therefore we list by pot size rather than a defined plant size. The…  More Info

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Nemesia 'Wisley Vanilla'

…smell. With a bushy habit these are perfect for growing in flower borders, beds or patio containers in cottage, wildlife and courtyard gardens. Grow in full sun in moist and well drained soil. Water freely throughout dry weather to keep these flowering. Height 30cm (12?) and spread 25cm (10?).  More Info

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Diervilla rivularis 'Honeybee'

…So it’s great for wildlife too! Low growing, it is perfect for low-maintenance front gardens where it will cope with challenging dry soils and thrive in sun or partial shade. Alternatively, plant it into a large pot and use it to brighten up a shady corner on the patio. Height: 80cm (31in).…  More Info

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Helianthemum 'Golden Queen'

…coastal gardens and the front of hot, dry borders. The dainty blooms, which are a magnet for pollinators, blanket a neat mound of fine evergreen foliage. This hardy rock rose is easy to grow, drought resistant and low maintenance, thriving in dry, sandy soils. It looks fantastic in combination…  More Info

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Helianthemum 'Fire Dragon'

…Thriving in a sunny, free-draining site, these tough little rock roses are drought-tolerant and trouble free. They make excellent groundcover in hot, dry borders and provide food for pollinators early in the season at a time when resources are scarce. Height: 20cm (8in). Spread: 30cm (12in). Plant…  More Info

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Prunus laurocerasus 'Rotundifolia'

…Dark, cherry-like fruits that are also loved by wildlife follow in summer, turning from red to black as they ripen. Growing well in dry shade as well as full sun, this plant requires little maintenance, and being a more compact variety, it is particularly suitable for hedging. Can also be grown…  More Info

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Helianthemum 'Ben Mohr'

Rock Roses are robust, reliable plants that positively thrive on challenging gritty, dry soils. Helianthemum 'Ben More' boasts a profusion of burnt orange flowers from May to July, among its covering of small, evergreen leaves. If pruned after flowering, it may even reward you with a second flush of…  More Info

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Helianthemum The Bride

…flowers with yellow centres above low cushions of silvery grey leaves. Rock Roses are low and spreading evergreen shrubs which thrive in challenging dry situations. They form neat humps of small, greyish-green, linear foliage which will spill over rockeries, steps or border edges providing cover and…  More Info

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Osmanthus heterophyllus 'Goshiki'

…Osmanthus ‘Goshiki’ is a versatile, resilient shrub that is perfect for gardens of all sizes. It will grow in sun or shade and tolerates challenging sites such as dry banks. Perfect for lighting up a shady, neglected corner or as a low-maintenance structural shrub in the front garden.…  More Info

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Physalis alkekengi

Huge scarlet lanterns' which are magnificently attractive in the garden and then can be cut and dried to be used all through the winter to decorate naturally, your house. Easy, thriving in almost any soil, sun or shade. Lanterns late summer.  More Info

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Campanula lactiflora 'Dwarf Pink'

…bearing masses of starry rose-pink flowers from May to August, 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…  More Info

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Monarda 'Beauty of Cobham'

…or dried and used to make pot pourri. Unfussy about soil type and thriving anywhere from full sun to dappled shade, this reliable perennial ticks every possible box and is the deserved winner of an RHS Award of Garden Merit. Height: 100cm (39in). Spread: 50cm (20in). Culinary note: Use the dried  More Info

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Monarda 'Cambridge Scarlet'

…flowers make an excellent addition to bouquets and the citrus-scented leaves can be eaten in salads or dried and used to make pot pourri. Unfussy about soil type and thriving anywhere from full sun to dappled shade, this reliable perennial will quickly form a dense clump that associates beautifully…  More Info

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Monarda 'Mahogany'

…flowers make an excellent addition to bouquets and the citrus-scented leaves can be eaten in salads or dried and used to make pot pourri. Unfussy about soil type and thriving anywhere from full sun to dappled shade, this reliable and free-flowering perennial will quickly form a dense clump that…  More Info

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Monarda 'Elegant Magenta'

…flowers make an excellent addition to bouquets and the citrus-scented leaves can be eaten in salads or dried and used to make pot pourri. Unfussy about soil type and thriving anywhere from full sun to dappled shade, this reliable and free-flowering perennial will quickly form a dense clump that…  More Info

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Monarda 'Elegant Purple'

…flowers make an excellent addition to bouquets and the citrus-scented leaves can be eaten in salads or dried and used to make pot pourri. Unfussy about soil type and thriving anywhere from full sun to dappled shade, this reliable and free-flowering perennial will quickly form a dense clump that…  More Info

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Astrantia major Censation™ 'Milano'

…to a cutting garden, so the flowers can be used in home-made bouquets, and dried flower arrangements. Hattie's Pincushion is a great plant for attracting bees and butterfles to your garden. It is hardy and does well in a full sun, or partial shade location.'''Height: 50cm (19). Spread: 45cm (18).'  More Info

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Penstemon 'Pensham Plum Jerkum'

…will provide vibrant colour for months from early summer through to autumn. Semi-evergreen leaves mean continued interest even in winter. Bred to withstand low temperatures, dry spells and high rainfall, this reliable performer thrives in sun or semi shade. Height: 75cm (30). Spread: 45cm (18).  More Info

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Hardy Geranium Collection

…foliage.* Geranium himalayense - A versatile cultivar for sun or shade with lobed foliage that forms a pretty backdrop to its purple-blue flowers.* Geranium phaeum var. phaeum 'Samobor' - A charming cultivar that thrives in shade on dry or damp soils. * Geranium endressii - Bright pink flowers above…  More Info

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Aruncus dioicus

Aruncus dioicus is a bold perennial which makes a striking specimen for a pondside, bog garden or a damp area in shade or sun. From a billowing mound of light green pinnate leaves burst large plume-like creamy flowers in early summer. The blossom is similar to Astilbe, with male plants producing the…  More Info

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Osteospermum 'Tresco Purple' (Hardy)

…morning to greet the sun. Versatile and resilient, hardy Osteospermum 'Tresco Purple' will thrive in hot, dry, neglected conditions and yet is one of the longest-flowering plants in the garden! Expect vibrant summer colour and weed suppressing ground cover from this easy to grow, sun loving African…  More Info

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Linum perenne Blue

…to cottage gardens, gravel gardens, prairie planting and containers. Thriving in full sun and nutrient-poor, very free-draining soils, flax is heat and drought tolerant, making it an ideal choice for dry spots and sandy soils. If allowed, it will soon seed around to create a beautiful drift!…  More Info

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Linum perenne White

…to cottage gardens, gravel gardens, prairie planting and containers. Thriving in full sun and nutrient-poor, very free-draining soils, flax is heat and drought tolerant, making it an ideal choice for dry spots and sandy soils. If allowed, it will soon seed around to create a beautiful drift!…  More Info

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Spring Bulbs Mixed Flowering Collection

…short stalks from between a pair of remarkable broad, glaucous leaves; themselves a spectacular feature. Ideal for rock gardens and makes a great dried flower. RHS AGM. Height and spread: 25cm.* Ipheion (30 bulbs) - Clumps of bright green foliage emerge in the autumn followed by an abundance of…  More Info

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Bergenia cordifolia 'Bressingham White'

…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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Elaeagnus ebbingei 'Compacta'

Elaeagnus is one of the toughest shrubs you can grow – coping with sun or heavy shade and a wide range of difficult soils including heavy clays. Its tough constitution makes it ideal as a foundation shrub or hedge, where it provides lush, evergreen foliage, structure, and sweet scent.…  More Info

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Elaeagnus ebbingei 'Limelight'

Elaeagnus is one of the toughest shrubs you can grow – coping with sun or heavy shade and a wide range of difficult soils including heavy clays. Its tough constitution makes it ideal as a foundation shrub, hedge or windbreak, where it provides lush, evergreen foliage, structure, and sweet…  More Info

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Elaeagnus pungens 'Maculata'

…bright yellow in the centre with a wide, irregular, dark green margin. Elaeagnus is one of the toughest shrubs you can grow – coping with sun or heavy shade and a wide range of difficult soils including heavy clays. Its tough constitution makes it ideal as a foundation shrub, hedge or…  More Info

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Blues Colour Collection

…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 umbrosa ?Georgia Blue? ? a vigorous creeping speedwell…  More Info

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Heuchera 'Lime Marmalade'

…Marmalade? really glows on gloomy days, cheering up dingy spots. This variety is slightly more tolerant of sun than other lime green cultivars, but it?s really most useful for those dry, shady spots where its colour can be complemented with blue or purple woodland flowers such as Pulmonaria ?Blue…  More Info

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Heuchera 'Lime Marmalade'

…really glows on gloomy days, cheering up dingy spots. This variety is slightly more tolerant of sun than other lime green cultivars, but it’s really most useful for those dry, shady spots where its colour can be complemented with blue or purple woodland flowers such as Pulmonaria…  More Info

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Garden Ready Container Collection

…well-branched, free-flowering annuals produce continuous blooms throughout summer and into autumn, providing non-stop colour in pots or borders, sun or partial shade, rewarding with little effort.'Height and Spread: 45cm (18?).(12).* Petunia ?Frenzy Mixed? F1 ? Our best-selling petunia blend…  More Info

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Summer Heat Colour Collection

…himalayense (1 Bare Root) - A versatile cultivar for sun or shade with lobed foliage that forms a pretty backdrop to its purple-blue flowers. Geranium phaeum var. phaeum 'Samobor' (1 Bare Root) - A charming cultivar that thrives in shade on dry or damp soils. Geranium endressii (1 Bare Root) -…  More Info

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Kalanchoe humilis 'Desert Surprise'

…bearing sprays of hundreds of tiny purple flowers in October. Height: up to 30cm (12in). Spread: 10cm (4in). Treat Kalanchoe humilis 'Desert Surprise' like a cactus, keeping it on the dry side with only infrequent watering, and completely dry in winter. Foliage colour is best when in direct sun.  More Info

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Hedera Helix Mix

…that add vibrant foliage colour and texture either indoors or outdoors. Quick growing and versatile, Hedera Helix Mix can cope equally well with sun or shade, heavy or light soil. They are perfect indoors for brightening up a gloomy corner trailing from a shelf or hanging container in the hall…  More Info

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Euonymus 'Japonicus Bravo'

…locations such as dry banks in urban and coastal locations. The leaves are deep green in the centre surrounded by an irregular creamy margin, forming a shrub which is light in tone and perfect for illuminating shady areas whilst performing equally well in full sun. Height: 2.5-4m (8-13ft).…  More Info

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Cerastium tomentosum

…foliage followed by incredible quantities of white starry flowers in spring/summer. This vigorous, drought-tolerant perennial will quickly cover dry banks and other difficult, sun-parched spots. Height: 15cm (6in). Spread: 60cm (24in). Plant height and spread is seasonal therefore we list by pot…  More Info

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Delosperma congestum

…congestum is a spreading, mat-forming succulent that is ideal for rockeries and gravel gardens, containers, tumbling over walls, and ground cover in dry sites. This hardy Ice Plant becomes studded with masses of bright yellow daisy-like flowers in summer, whilst the small, densely packed fleshy…  More Info

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