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Sarracenia purpurea

…Makes an unusual specimen for a greenhouse, conservatory or a windowsill indoors and an ideal gift for the botanically curious. Height: 30cm (12). Spread: 20cm (8). Plant height and spread is seasonal therefore we list by pot size rather than a defined plant  More Info

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Passiflora edulis 'Frederick'

…'Frederick' is a fast growing evergreen climber, potentially reaching 9m (29ft). The unusual, wispy fronds on the white and purple blooms make an unusual change from normal pasion flowers and these will cover his plant from late spring onwards. The flowers will…  More Info

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Clematis florida 'Taiga'

…for covering walls and fences, this unusual clematis is also suitable for growing in patio containers. You can also just plant it in a border and let it ramble through other plants in your display. Pruning group 3. Height 200cm (79). Spread 100cm (39) Plant<…  More Info

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House Plants Hanging Mixed

…dip mixture of our best stock which will alter according to season and availability. Listed below are 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…  More Info

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Kaffir Lime Citrus Plant

…fruits make a tasty addition to drinks. The Kaffir Lime bears distinctively knobbly, 4cm diameter green fruit and unusual double-shaped leaves. Citrus trees are ideal feature plants, bringing a touch of Mediterranean style to conservatories and patios. They make…  More Info

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Bluebell Vine (House Plant Seeds)

Exotic and unusual - this tropical climber makes an eye-catching conservatory plant! Large blue flowers with white throats appear among the lush green foliage in summer. This quick growing, half-hardy annual is ideal for growing over an obelisk as a focal point in the…  More Info

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Crassula perforata (House plant)

…it?s not an artificial plant ? but you could easily be mistaken! This peculiar little succulent has triangular, fleshy leaves carried in upright stacks which gradually become more horizontal as they grow. Commonly known as String of Buttons, this unusual house   More Info

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Airplants (Tillandsia) on Mini Wooden Log

Air plants or Tillandsia are unusual epiphytic plants. In their wild habitat they grow off the branches and trunks of host plants rather than in the ground. As they have no need for soil they can be attached to shells or rocks for an intriguing and creative…  More Info

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Airplant (Tillandsia) in a hanging light bulb (Medium)

Air plants or Tillandsia are unusual epiphytic plants. In their wild habitat they grow off the branches and trunks of host plants rather than in the ground. As they have no need for soil they can be attached to shells or rocks for an intriguing and creative…  More Info

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Celosia argentea var. cristata 'Century Mixed'

…1985. Extremely large flowers often 12in long, produced in abundance. Colours are scarlet, yellow, cream, rose and deep red. Attractive and unusual pot plants also suitable for bedding in a warm sunny sheltered border. They are very uniform and make good cut flowers.…  More Info

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Sarracenia leucophylla (House Plant)

For an unusual house plant that will certainly draw attention, look no further than Sarracenia leucophylla. Commonly known as the Pitcher plant, this carnivorous plant produces slender, deeply veined pitchers that colour to crimson red at their open mouths. The…  More Info

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Sisyrinchium palmifolium 'Canary'

…palmifolium 'Canary' for anything else! The slender stems arch upwards, tipped with sprays of bright yellow, star-shaped flowers. This unusual plant does require patience, as germination can be highly erratic, but the persistent gardener will be rewarded with a superb…  More Info

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Lova Diversifolium (Lava plant) On Wooden Tray x 1

…Fern absorbs water and nutrients directly from the stone. It?s exposed roots and handsome wavy fronds make this unusual house plant a fabulous talking point. This decorative plant is supplied on its own completely unique piece of Lava Rock, each completely…  More Info

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Tradescantia rubra

Hardy Tradescantia are useful border plants with unusual 3-petalled flowers produced over a long period, nestled amongst long, sword-shaped evergreen leaves. Unusual amongst spiderworts, Tradescantia rubra boasts striking large magenta blooms with contrasting yellow…  More Info

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Coral Cactus Euphorbia lactea

Accent your home with this unusual house plant. Also known as Coral Cactus, this spiny-looking Euphorbia lactea 'Cristata' is a low maintenance tender variety which makes a contemporary and easy living feature in the home. The stems are irregular, many of which develop a…  More Info

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Philodendron 'White Measure' (House Plant)

…with fine gold markings. The unusual variegation makes this an eye-catching house plant. This undemanding species is easy to grow, flourishing in a reasonably bright spot, well away from scorching hot sun. Like all of its species, this attractive foliage plant  More Info

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Aquilegia flabellata var. pumila f. kurilensis 'Rosea'

Extremely dwarf plants with attractive, nodding, rose-pink and cream flowers against unusual blue-green, fan shaped foliage. This compact Aquilegia is ideal for planting at the front of borders, in containers or alpine gardens where it will self seed to create handsome…  More Info

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Tradescantia J C Weguelin

Hardy Tradescantia are useful border plants with unusual 3-petalled flowers produced over a long period, nestled amongst long, sword-shaped evergreen leaves. These versatile clump-forming perennials are unfussy about soil and grow well in sun or in part shade. Tradescantia 'J…  More Info

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Monstera adansonii in kingston vase

…Just pop the plant into the beautiful glass vase, top up with rainwater and watch the roots grow. This unusual hydroponic growing method is becoming the latest houseplant trend and makes for a fascinating and unusual centrepiece. A relative of the familiar…  More Info

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Plumbago auriculata

Plumbago auriculata bears shiny green foliage and clumps of delicate blue flowers; an unusual colour amongst climbing plants. This variety is a practical alternative to honeysuckle, clematis and jasmine. Plumbago auriculata is an endearing, tender evergreen that can be grown…  More Info

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Antirrhinum nanum 'Frosted Flames'

The rich carnival of colour produced by this stunning Antirrhinum is perfectly foiled by the unusual, frosted foliage, making the plants a real talking point. Exceptional performance for the summer border. Culinary note: These pretty flowers can be used as garnishes or…  More Info

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Tradescantia Little Doll

Hardy Tradescantia are useful border plants with unusual 3-petalled flowers produced over a long period, nestled amongst long, sword-shaped evergreen leaves. These versatile clump-forming perennials are unfussy about soil and grow well in sun or in part shade. Tradescantia …  More Info

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Physalis alkekengi var. franchetii

Physalis alkekengi var. franchetii, also known as Cape Gooseberry, is a highly unusual and exotic looking plant that provides garden interest throughout the seasons. In midsummer the plant is covered in small creamy-white flowers that contrast with the oval green…  More Info

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Hyacinth 'Midnight Mystic'®

A real breakthrough in breeding, this rare and unusual Hyacinth makes a dramatic specimen plant for your spring beds, borders and containers; producing highly fragrant black-purple blooms in March and April. Plant Hyacinth 'Midnight Mystic'' in groups for a truly…  More Info

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Allium sphaerocephalon

An ornamental onion with unusual oval shaped, purple green flower heads. Allium sphaerocephalon looks great planted among herbaceous plants and waves of swaying grasses which help support its slender stems. The tall stems lean gently with the breeze adding movement and…  More Info

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Opuntia rubescens 'Consolea'

…earned it the nickname ‘Road Kill Cactus’. The pads are covered with bumps from which grow small spines. Their unusual shape makes for a striking indoor plant with a ‘Spaghetti Western’ vibe! Originating from the arid deserts of Mexico, this…  More Info

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Dicentra spectablis 'Alba'

…rows from the arching stems of Dicentra spectabilis ?Alba?, making a welcome sight above the finely cut leaves. Inspired by the unusual shape of the flowers, this lovely plant also goes by the name of the Lyre Flower, Dutchman?s Breeches, or Bleeding Heart. It grows…  More Info

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Foxglove 'Milk Chocolate'

…the rest of the season, glossy foliage will continue to flourish in sunlight or partial shade and can provide an attractive backdrop for other plants. Consequently, the unusual Digitalis parviflora is sure to stand out throughout the spring, summer and autumn. Height:…  More Info

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Daffodil 'Decoy Red'

…The deep orange-red cups contrast beautifully with the crisp, white petals. This magnificent variety is at its most dramatic when planted in large groups for a big impact. Its unusual colouring also makes this a most appealing cut flower for a vase indoors. Height:…  More Info

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Epimedium Fronleiten

…stems, each bloom with back swept petals to give them an unusual shape. Height: 50cm (20). Spread: 100cm (39) Plant height and spread is seasonal therefore we list by pot size rather than a defined plant size. The height and spread of the plant delivered…  More Info

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Arbutus unedo

…because of its attractive strawberry-like edible fruits, is an asset to any garden, being evergreen and providing year-round interest. Unusually for an ericaceous plant, it is lime-tolerant and can be grown in a variety of soil conditions. The off-white pitcher-shaped…  More Info

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Aquilegia vulgaris 'William Guinness'

…although the black blooms with white corolla are certainly more fashionable than the average pensioner's headwear! Indeed, these unusual colours give the plant the alternative name of Aquilegia 'Magpie' and you will certainly want to collect several of these hardy…  More Info

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Epimedium 'Lilafee'

…has an unusual long ?spurs? on them to add extra interest to any planting scheme! Planted en-masse, these fantastic plants will produce masses of colour! Height: 50cm (20). Spread: 50cm (20). Plant height and spread is seasonal therefore we list…  More Info

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Hydrangea macrophylla 'Black Diamonds Shining Angel Blue'

…really unusual colour-changing flowers and something different to plant in borders and large containers this season. Height and spread: 1.2m (4'). 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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Ipheion 'Mixed'

…the leaves which have an unusual onion scent when crushed. Vigorous and easy to grow, plant Ipheion 'Mixed' in borders, beneath deciduous shrubs, or in containers for a colourful spring display. Height: 15cm (6). Spread: 5cm (2). Supplied as bulbs. Useful links: How…  More Info

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Foxglove lanata

…foliage is covered in fine spikes which are red or purple on its stems and white on its leaves. In June, July and August the plant also produces vertical spikes bearing unusual, fawn-coloured flowers patterned with dark veins. The intricacy of these blooms can only…  More Info

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Crassula ovata 'Hulk' (House plant)

Money plants are perfect for those hot, sunny spots where many other plants would fail. These adaptable succulents are drought tolerant and easy to grow. Crassula ovata 'Hulk' is a little different to other varieties, boasting unusual, straight-edged leaves that taper…  More Info

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Everlasting Perennial Collection

…highly unusual and exotic looking plant that provides garden interest throughout the seasons. In midsummer the plant is covered in small creamywhite flowers, later in the year they produce bright red-orange papery calyces that look like Chinese lanterns.…  More Info

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Meconopsis 'Lingholm'

…exquisite beauty and most unusual coloured poppy flowers, which appear throughout early summer. Plant these captivating flowers in a woodland garden or moist, shady border. Height: 75cm (30). Spread: 50cm (20). For the best success with this special perennial the   More Info

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Tacca chantrieri 'Green Isle'

An unusual and rarely offered selection that has intriguing dusky green blooms with bat-like, long green tentacles. Flowers in 2-3 years from seed.  More Info

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Perennial Saver Collection

…varieties (15 plants in total - 3 of each variety):' 'Hollyhock ?Chater?s Double Mixed?'- Architectural spires of ruffled, double blooms tower over summer borders adding structure and a riot of colour. 'Physalis Chinese Lantern - A highly unusual and exotic looking   More Info

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Nicotiana mutabilis 'Marshmallow'

Reintroduced following increasing interest by garden designers and visitors to our Open Days. Nicotiana Marshmallow is a very unusual and visually stunning variety which will add stature and fragrance to your summer borders. Above basal rossettes of large leaves, are formed masses…  More Info

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Kalanchoe humilis 'Desert Surprise'

…own amongst Kalanchoe, Kalanchoe humilis 'Desert Surprise' is a striking and unusual succulent whose scalloped grey-green leaves are beautifully banded with rich purple-maroon. Hailing from arid areas of Africa, this unusual Flaming Katy is easy to grow and drought…  More Info

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Geranium Hardy Collection

…(1 x Bare Root Plant) - One of the most beautiful, striking and unusual Perennial Geraniums with mauve-blue splashes and flecks on pure white petals, each 3cm (¼in) flower head appearing to be individually designed and painted. A fascinating, rare and prized…  More Info

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Saintpaulia 'Ramblin' Spots'

Saintpaulia ‘Ramblin’ Spots’ is an unusual variety of African Violet bearing foliage which is covered in white speckles. The bright magenta flowers are also decorated with random white flecks. African violets are the perfect flowering houseplants, blooming non-stop…  More Info

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Kalanchoe 'Dream Bells'

Very distinct from other varieties, Kalanchoe 'Dream Bells' is an unusual Flaming Katy bearing sprays of pinkish red bell-shaped flowers, each rimmed with pale yellow at the mouth. The clusters of nodding blooms rise above fleshy, scalloped leaves in a glossy deep green. Hailing…  More Info

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Hydroponic Collection Trio

An unusual and intriguing way to grow houseplants, this Hydroponic Collection Trio are housed in decorative glass tubes which expose the developing roots to view. No need for compost, just feed and water. Available singly in a 12cm glass vase or as a trio of harmonising varieties in…  More Info

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Alocasia 'Red Secret'

Alocasias are striking and sculptural houseplants and Alocasia ‘Red Secret’ is no exception. The bold, puckered leaves are an unusual deep red with glowing maroon undersides and an attractive metallic sheen. Maximum height: 70cm (28in). Spread: 40cm (16in). Please note:…  More Info

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Clematis All Season Climbing Collection

…This graceful 'scrambler' bears strongly scented flowers from summer to autumn. Admire the unusual deep violet blooms with prominent pale yellow stamens as the plant trails prettily through borders. Try planting Clematis x aromatica informally around a seating…  More Info

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Streptocarpus 'Zoe'

Flowering from April to October, Streptocarpus 'Zoe' is an unusual combination of violet-blue lower lobes, pale violet upper petals and a creamy-white throat with a soft blush of orange. The multi-flowering blooms are held in a tight bunch on strong, upright stems above a neat…  More Info

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Dischidia pectenoides Snaily 11cm Glass Pot

This extraordinary tropical trailing plant is a real botanical curiosity which is sure to raise eyebrows – especially as it comes in its own snail-shell home! Dischidia pectenoides is an unusual epiphytic climber from South East Asia which has earned a host of peculiar…  More Info

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Rudbeckia occidentalis 'Green Wizard'

…sepals that surround a large black cone. These curious blooms create an unusual, architectural display in borders and make a superb, long lasting cut flower. Despite its unusual looks, this hardy perennial is easy to grow, quickly forming a good sized plant.  More Info

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Malva sylvestris 'Mystic Merlin'

A magical back of border plant with many large, silky blooms in shades from rich purple, through mauve, to the highly unusual and elusive blues. Flowers summer. Height: 150-180cm (5-6ft). Flowers in first year.  More Info

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Nepenthes alata Mix Hanging Basket

A native of tropical rainforests, these wacky pitcher plants are a botanical curiosity which is bound to draw attention and make an unusual feature in their hanging planter. Also known by the name ‘monkey cups’, it was once thought that monkeys drunk water from…  More Info

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Bumper Bulb Perennial Collection 115

…Bare Root Plant - A luxuriant display of double, violet flowers which is free flowering in early summer. Awarded a prestigious RHS AGM. Height: 60cm (24). Spread: 45cm (18).* Geranium ‘Splish Splash’ 1 x Bare Root Plant - One of the most beautiful,…  More Info

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Saintpaulia 'Emerald Love'

Saintpaulia ‘Emerald Love’ is an unusually coloured African Violet with delicate green and cream flowers. African violets are the perfect flowering houseplants, blooming non-stop for many months in a wide range of jewel-like colours. Height: 20cm (8in). Spread: 20cm (8in…  More Info

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Geranium Censation™ 'Kora'

…'Kora? is an unusual and eye-catching colour. Exquisite mauve blue flowers, with bright white centres, rise above the palmate foliage in late spring. This clump forming hardy perennial makes a lovely choice for the front of perennial borders, woodlands edges or meadow   More Info

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Foxglove 'Silver Cub'

This unusual foxglove produces silvery foliage coated in a layer of thick hair which feels soft to the touch like puppies' ears! Clear white blooms with delicate spotted centres decorate sturdy, mid-height flower stems on multi-branched plants from May to July. Flowering in…  More Info

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Echinacea 'Parrot'

…'Parrot' bring to mind the colourful plumage of exotic birds. Echinacea ?Parrot? is a most unusual coneflower with vibrant colours that stand out beautifully in hot, sunny borders. The well branched plants flower from June to September, attracting bees and butterflies…  More Info

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Cosmos bipinnatus 'Cupcakes White'

…The unusual blooms of Cosmos 'Cupcakes White' float above fine, airy foliage, making this a real 'head-turner'. Initially marketed as part of our exclusive Cosmos ‘Cupcakes’ mix, this single colour variety was voted the 2016 RHS garden visitors' favourite! The…  More Info

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