Actaea simplex Atropurpurea Group£6.00
A very handsome plant with bold, deep reddish-purple foliage and spikes of purple-tinted white flowers from early to mid-autumn. Grow in moist, preferably humus rich soil in part shade. Excellent for a woodland/ shady border. Slow growing
Ajuga reptans 'Black Scallop'£5.00Bugle
Excellent ground cover perennial with very dark leaves and spikes of dark blue flowers from April to June.
Ajuga reptans 'Catlins' Giant'£5.00Bugle
Evergreen cultivar with very large purple leaves to long and spikes of blue flowers from April to June.
Allium carinatum subsp. pulchellum f. album£6.00White-flowered Keeled Garlic
A beautiful Allium of modest size, to around 60cm (18") high, forming clumps of narrow leaves from which errupt masses of white flowers, reminiscent of fireworks.
Allium flavum£6.00Yellow Flowered Garlic
Syn. Allium tauricum. Upright clumps of blue-grey leaves contrast nicely with heads of small yellow flowers in summer, each on a thin arching stem giving an impresson of a firework.
Alstroemeria psittacina 'Royal Star'£6.00Peruvian Lily
Deep red flowers with greenish flecks & a dark pink eye from July to October contrast nicely with green & white leaves.
Althaea cannabina£5.00Palm Leaf March Mallow
An open airy sub-shrub with tall stems carrying numerous pink mallow-like flowers over a long period from mid-summer. Can reach 8 feet in height. For a sunny border in full sun where the bees will enjoy the flowers.
Ampelaster (Aster) carolinianus£6.00Climbing Carolina Aster, Michaelmas Daisy
Rarely offered, this US native produces masses of pale mauve - pink flowers very late in the year, a much appreciated source of food for bees and butterflies.
A small plant for moist soil in sun to part-shade with pale yellow flowers over mounds of finely cut leaves. It does well in a woodland setting or on a rockery, not too dry. Flowers June to July, the fluffy seedheads which follow are attractive too.
South African rhizomatous half-hardy perennial with loose spikes of intense blue flowers in spring and summer. Well-drained soil and sun.
Asarum proboscideum£5.00Mouse Tail Plant
For edging a damp shady border this low-growing spreading plant has intriguing flowers reminiscent of mouse tails, nestling amongst glossy green leaves.
Aster 'Small Ness'£6.00Michaelmas Daisy
A mildew-resistant cultivar, neat and low-growing, and covered with pink flowers in autumn. Good in normal to dry-ish soils, sun to part-shade.