Ornamental Plants

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  • Achillea-Salmon-Beauty

    Achillea millefolium Lachsschonheit Salmon Beauty

    £8.99

    Pot Size: 2L
    Position: Sun
    Soil: Any good garden soil. Needs good drainage
    Rate of Growth: Fast
    Flowering Period: Summer
    Flower Colour: Pink
    Hardiness: Hardy
    Eventual Height: 45cm
    Eventual Spread: 60cm
    Garden Care: Remove dead flowers and old leaves in the Spring to keep tidy. Feed with a slow release fertiliser every spring and top the soil up with an ornamental mulch.

    Achillea Millefolium, commonly known as Yarrow, produces flat heads of soft pink flowers in the summer. They are a magnet for many pollinating insects including hoverflies. Spreading stems make good ground cover but Achilleas do not like to be crowded so give them an open, sunny site and well drained soil for them to be able to do well.


  • Anemone-Andrea-Atkinson

    Anemone x hybrida Andrea Atkinson

    £9.99

    Pot Size: 2L
    Position: Sun or part shade
    Soil: Any good garden soil
    Rate of Growth: Medium
    Flowering Period: Late Summer/Autumn
    Flower Colour: White
    Hardiness: Hardy
    Eventual Height: 90cm
    Eventual Spread: 75cm
    Garden Care: Remove dead flowers and old leaves in the Spring to keep tidy. Feed with a slow release fertiliser every spring and top up the soil with a mulch of garden compost.

    A classic perennial for late summer and autumn borders. Pure white flowers float on wiry stems for weeks and are followed by fluffy seed heads for extra interest. Very undemanding and a good plant to grow in dry soil and part shade where the jagged leaves will spread to make good ground cover.


  • Aster-x-frikartii-Monch

    Aster x frikartii Monch

    £9.99

    Pot Size: 1.5L
    Position: Sun or part shade
    Soil: Any good garden soil
    Rate of Growth: Fast
    Flowering Period: Summer
    Flower Colour: Mauve
    Hardiness: Hardy
    Eventual Height: 90cm
    Eventual Spread: 75cm
    Garden Care: Remove dead flowers to keep tidy and prune hard in late Spring. May require staking. Feed with a slow release fertiliser every Spring and top up the soil with a mulch of garden compost.

    A classic cottage garden plant. The much sought after Aster has a long flowering season from July until late Autumn. Producing soft blue flowers with yellow centres, bees adore this plant for its pollen. Aster x frikartii Monch grows quickly into a rounded shape that’s ideal to soften the front of a border.


  • Astilbe-simplicifolia-Sprite

    Astilbe simplicifolia Sprite

    £9.99

    Pot Size: 2L
    Position: Part shade
    Soil: Any good garden soil. Does not like to dry out
    Rate of Growth: Slow
    Flowering Period: Early Summer
    Flower Colour: Pink
    Hardiness: Hardy
    Eventual Height: 45cm
    Eventual Spread: 60cm
    Garden Care: Remove dead flowers and old leaves in the Spring to keep tidy. Feed with a slow release fertiliser every Spring and top up the soil with a mulch of garden compost.

    Low mounds of glossy, deep green leaves cover the ground and are a lovely back drop to the spikes of soft pink flowers that appear on arching stems in the Summer. An ideal choice to soften the edge of a border in damp soil or to grow in a bog garden or other wet place. Prefers a partly shaded site.


  • Astilboides-tabularis

    Astilboides tabularis

    £9.99

    Pot Size: 2L
    Position: Sun or part shade
    Soil: Any good garden soil. Does not like to dry out
    Rate of Growth: Medium
    Flowering Period: Summer
    Flower Colour: Pink
    Hardiness: Hardy
    Eventual Height: 1.8m
    Eventual Spread: 1m
    Garden Care: Remove dead flowers to keep tidy. Dig in garden compost before planting. Feed with a slow release fertiliser every Spring and top up the soil with a mulch of garden compost.

    Huge leaves add texture and shade through the growing season. Producing dramatic spikes of flowers in the Summer, these are held well above the leaves and mature to attractive seed heads. A great addition to a bog garden or other wet area in the sunshine or part shade.


  • Geranium-Patricia

    Geranium Patricia

    £11.99

    Pot Size: 2L
    Position: Sun or part shade
    Soil: Any good garden soil
    Rate of Growth: Medium
    Flowering Period: Summer
    Flower Colour: Magenta pink
    Hardiness: Hardy
    Eventual Height: 75cm
    Eventual Spread: 75cm
    Garden Care: Remove dead flowers and old leaves in the Spring to keep tidy. Feed with a slow release fertiliser every Spring and top up the soil with a mulch of garden compost.

    Border Cranesbills are very versatile plants and this one is no exception. Covered in bright flowers throughout the Summer and handsome leaves that make good ground cover. This plant is great to add to mixed borders or to plant with Roses. Cut it back hard after the flowers have faded and the plant will reward you with more blooms until the Autumn.


  • Geranium-phaeum-album

    Geranium phaeum var. album

    £10.99

    Pot Size: 2L
    Position: Part shade
    Soil: Any good garden soil
    Rate of Growth: Medium
    Flowering Period: Late Spring / early Summer
    Flower Colour: White
    Hardiness: Hardy
    Eventual Height: 60cm
    Eventual Spread: 45cm
    Garden Care: Remove dead flowers and old leaves in the Spring to keep tidy. Feed with a slow release fertiliser every Spring and top up the soil with a mulch of garden compost.

    One of the first Border Cranesbills to flower, producing clusters of elegant white flowers with swept back petals on tall stems. Tough as old boots, this beautiful plant will tolerate dry shade once established and even grow under deciduous trees. A flower arrangers delight!


  • Hemerocallis-Destined-to-See

    Hemerocallis Destined to See

    £8.99

    Pot Size: 2L
    Position: Sun or part shade
    Soil: Any good garden soil
    Rate of Growth: Slow
    Flowering Period: Summer
    Flower Colour: Cream and mauve
    Hardiness: Hardy
    Eventual Height: 60cm
    Eventual Spread: 30cm
    Garden Care: Remove dead flowers and old leaves to keep tidy in spring. Feed with a slow release fertiliser each spring and top up the soil with a mulch of garden compost.

    Very aptly named with showy flowers that open flat to reveal the beautiful markings. Leaves make a soft, arching mound and this is a good Day Lily for the front of a sunny border where it will slowly spread each year. An unusual colour that’s sure to be admired!


  • Hemerocallis-Double-River-Wye

    Hemerocallis Double River Wye

    £8.99

    Pot Size: 2L
    Position: Sun or part shade
    Soil: Any good garden soil
    Rate of Growth: Medium
    Flowering Period: Summer
    Flower Colour: Yellow
    Hardiness: Hardy
    Eventual Height: 60cm
    Eventual Spread: 45cm
    Garden Care: Remove dead flowers and old leaves to keep tidy in spring. Feed with a slow release fertiliser each spring and top up the soil with a mulch of garden compost.

    A real beauty with frilly flowers that appear on and off throughout the summer. Sturdy stems hold the flowers above clumps of arching leaves that spread slowly each year. An unusual Day Lily because of its double flowers but very easy to grow. Great to plant with ornamental grasses for a contemporary look, or mingle with other perennials in a cottage garden.


  • Hemerocallis-Little-Bumble-Bee

    Hemerocallis Little Bumble Bee

    £8.99

    Pot Size: 2L
    Position: Sun or part shade
    Soil: Any good garden soil
    Rate of Growth: Medium
    Flowering Period: Summer
    Flower Colour: Yellow and brown
    Hardiness: Hardy
    Eventual Height: 45cm
    Eventual Spread: 60cm
    Garden Care: Remove dead flowers and old leaves to keep tidy in spring. Feed with a slow release fertiliser each spring and top up the soil with a mulch of garden compost.

    Cream and brown flowers are generously produced in summer above low growing clumps of healthy, deep green leaves. This is a good variety of Day Lily to grow as ground cover at the front of a border where it will need little attention for many years.


  • Hemerocallis-Little-Missy

    Hemerocallis Little Missy

    £8.99

    Pot Size: 2L
    Position: Sun
    Soil: Any good garden soil
    Rate of Growth: Slow
    Flowering Period: Summer
    Flower Colour: Mauve
    Hardiness: Hardy
    Eventual Height: 75cm
    Eventual Spread: 30cm
    Garden Care: Remove dead flowers  and old leaves to keep tidy Feed with a slow release fertiliser each spring and top up the soil with a mulch of garden compost.

    A lovely Day Lily with ruffled flowers that open flat to reveal their yellow throats. An easy colour to place in the garden and mix with other perennials, especially silvers, greys and blues. Adds an elegant, cottage garden twist to a border.


  • Hemerocallis-Mini-Pearl

    Hemerocallis Mini Pearl

    £8.99

    Pot Size: 2L
    Position: Sun
    Soil: Any good garden soil
    Rate of Growth: Slow
    Flowering Period: Summer
    Flower Colour: Light orange
    Hardiness: Hardy
    Eventual Height: 60cm
    Eventual Spread: 60cm
    Garden Care: Remove dead flowers and old leaves to keep tidy. Feed with a slow release fertiliser each spring and top up the soil with a mulch of garden compost.

    An elegant perennial for the front of a border in sun where it will slowly spread through the ground each year. The large, ruffled flowers open flat and are an unusual colour that’s easy to mix with other cottage garden plants.


  • Kniphofia-Timothy

    Kniphofia Timothy

    £9.99

    Pot Size: 2L
    Position: Sun
    Soil: Any good garden soil
    Rate of Growth: Medium
    Flowering Period: Summer
    Flower Colour: Apricot/orange
    Hardiness: Hardy
    Eventual Height: 75cm
    Eventual Spread: 60cm
    Garden Care: Remove dead flowers and old leaves to keep tidy. Feed with a slow release fertiliser each spring and top up the soil with a mulch of garden compost.

    An elegant Red Hot Poker with narrow, apricot-orange flowers that seem to glow in low sunlight. Adds height and a tropical touch to a sunny border. Easy to grow and a good choice for coastal locations.


  • Kniphofia-Wols-Red-Seedling

    Kniphofia Wols Red Seedling

    £10.99

    Pot Size: 2L
    Position: Sun
    Soil: Any good garden soil
    Rate of Growth: Medium
    Flowering Period: Summer
    Flower Colour: Orange/red
    Hardiness: Hardy
    Eventual Height: 60cm
    Eventual Spread: 45cm
    Garden Care: Remove dead flowers to keep tidy, and old leaves in spring. Feed with a slow release fertiliser each spring and top up the soil with a mulch of garden compost.

    A low growing Red Hot Poker which is ideal for a smaller garden or narrow border that gets plenty of sun. The evergreen leaves add texture through the year, and the flowers appear over a long season once the plant is established. Excellent for coastal locations.


  • Primula-bulleyana2

    Primula bulleyana

    £9.99

    Pot Size: 2L
    Position: Part shade
    Soil: Any damp soil
    Rate of Growth: Medium
    Flowering Period: Early Summer
    Flower Colour: Golden yellow
    Hardiness: Hardy
    Eventual Height: 60cm
    Eventual Spread: 30cm
    Garden Care: Remove dead flowers and old leaves to keep tidy in spring. Feed with a slow release fertiliser each spring and top up the soil with a mulch of garden compost.

    A lovely choice to grow in a bog garden where this Candelabra Primula is happy up to its neck in water. The spikes of tiered, golden yellow flowers appear over several weeks in early summer, followed by attractive seed heads which will ripen and drop to increase its numbers. Georgeous planted en-masse.


  • Pulmonaria-Blue-Ensign

    Pulmonaria Blue Ensign

    £9.99

    Pot Size: 1.5L
    Position: Part shade
    Soil: Any good garden soil
    Rate of Growth: Slow
    Flowering Period: Spring
    Flower Colour: Blue
    Hardiness: Hardy
    Eventual Height: 20cm
    Eventual Spread: 30cm
    Garden Care: Remove dead flowers and old leaves to keep tidy. Feed with a slow release fertiliser each spring and top up the soil with a mulch of garden compost.

    A long lived perennial which is great to grow in a shady spot. The deep green leaves make a solid clump of ground cover that increases slowly each year and are the perfect back drop for clusters of early spring flowers. One of the first perennials to flower, continuing for months.