Sempervivum 'Red Papaver'£4.50
Vigourous hardy succulent with deep red rosettes which multiply rapidly. Grow in full sun on a rockery or in a sink garden or other shallow container in gritty soil. Also good for a 'green roof'. Attractive all year round.
Masses of lovely mauve daisies, to 2 cm across, on long stems in summer. For sun and well drained soil. Good for a rockery. Short lived but will seed around. Hardy in mild areas.
Solidago flexicaulis 'Variegata'£6.00Zig-Zag Goldenrod
An unusual cultivar which makes an ideal plant for sun to part shade. The brightly variegated foliage on zig zag stems is topped by sprays of small yellow flowers in late summer.
A delightful species, growing to only around 18" tall, forming mounds of very small maidenhair-like leaves, topped in early summer with sprays of small pale yellow flowers.
This graceful species has tall, purple-tinted stems topped by widely branched airy panicles of tiny pale lilac flowers with prominent yellow stamens from July to September.
Veronica longifolia 'Charlotte'£6.00Speedwell
An elegant variety of Speedwell with upright spires of small white flowers in June to August over green & white leaves. Needs moisture retentive soil
Veronica longifolia 'Schneeriesin'£6.00Speedwell
('Snow Giant'.) Growing to around 60 to 80 cm, not sure where the reference to Giant fits in. Nonetheless this is a good plant for growing in wet heavy soil, along with Lythrum, Filipendula etc.
Veronica austriaca ssp. teucrium 'Royal Blue'£6.00Saw leaved Speedwell
A compact, spreading perennial with deep blue flowers from June-August. Ideal for edging the front of the border. For moist, well drained soil in full sun or part shade.
Veronica spicata 'Ulster Blue Dwarf'£6.00Speedwell
Neat clump-forming perennial with dense spikes of dark blue flowers in from June to August. Good for the front of the border, also suitable for a pot. Grow in well drained soil in sun/part shade. Attracts bees and butterflies
A vigourous spreader, intermediate between V. minor and V. major. Glossy evergreen leaves and masses of pale lavender flowers over a long period through the winter and spring. Ideal for covering large shady areas and banks.
A pretty little long-flowering perennial Viola. Pale yellow flowers are delicately edged with purple. The flowers are softly fragrant, edible and make a beautiful garnish
Waldsteinia ternata 'Mozaic'£5.00Barren Strawberry
A rare variegated cultivar, with leaves mottled and streaked with yellow. In spring single yellow flowers are dotted among the leaves.
Watsonia borbonica 'Peach Glow'£6.00
A South African cormous plant, loving well-drained soil in full sun. Tall flower spikes to 1.5 m. carry peachy-orange flowers in late summer - makes an impressive display. In cold gardens can be grown in a heavy pot & well-drained gritty John Innes mix.
Watsonia meriana var. bulbillifera£6.00
Slightly tender bulbous plants from South Africa, with clumps of stiff sword shaped leaves and tall spike of apricot coloured flowers in summer. Small corms may develop after flowering in the leaf axils. Mulch well for the winter especially in cold garden