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Hardy Plants for Chalky/Alkaline Soil

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Buddleja 'Lochinch'£8.50

Lindley's Butterfly Bush

Long arching panicles of dark violet flowers from September to October. For fertile, well drained soil in full sun. Deadhead after flowering then cut hard back in spring. Adored by butterflies.

Buddleja alternifolia 'Argentea'

Buddleja alternifolia 'Argentea'£9.50

Butterfly Bush

Large shrub with narrow silvery leaves on arching stems. Pendant racemes of scented mauve flowers in early summer which are loved by butterflies.

Cotoneaster  franchetii

Cotoneaster franchetii£7.50

A fast-growing semi-evergreen shrub of dense growth habit, producing arching stems covered with masses of small pinky white flowers, much loved by bees.

Cotoneaster suecicus 'Coral Beauty'

Cotoneaster suecicus 'Coral Beauty'£8.50

Prostrate, evergreen shrub with near horizontal branches up to 6 feet long. Small white flowers in summer are followed by masses of red berries in winter - good for birds. .

Euonymus alatus 'Compactus'

Euonymus alatus 'Compactus'£6.50

Winged Spindle Tree

A dwarfer form of our native Spindle, forming a low growing deciduous shrub, with brilliant red autumn colour and atractive stems in winter. Ideal for smaller gardens.

Euonymus fortunei 'Emerald Gaiety'

Euonymus fortunei 'Emerald Gaiety'£7.50

Versatile, evergreen shrub with green leaves with a white margin and a pink tinge in winter. The long stems can be allowed to trail over a low wall or up as a climber. Can also be kept trimmed and bushy and used in pots. Any soil in sun/shade.

Ficus carica 'Ice Crystal'

Ficus carica 'Ice Crystal'£12.50

A striking Fig with attractive deeply cut, snowflake-shaped leaves. Small fruits appear in late summer but mainly grown for its foliage.

Forsythia intermedia 'Goldrausch'

Forsythia intermedia 'Goldrausch'£8.50

Large, spring flowering shrub with masses of bright yellow flowers from March to April. Goldrausch has larger flowers than other varieties.

Ginkgo biloba

Ginkgo biloba£7.50

Maidenhair Tree

A beautiful and ancient tree from China with fan shaped apple-green leaves which turn a brilliant yellow in autumn. Eventually makes a very large tree but can be grown as a multi-stemmed shrub if space is limited. Hardy and tough, tolerating heavy pollution and exposed positions.

Hebe  'Boughton Dome'

Hebe 'Boughton Dome'£6.50

A dwarf Hebe with fine, conifer-like green foliage. Forms a dense, evergreen mound. Good planted in containers with seasonal flowering plants or on a rock garden.

Knautia macedonica Melton Pastels

Knautia macedonica Melton Pastels£5.00

Macedonian scabious

Mauve, pink or sometimes red pin-cushion, scabious-like flowers from June-Sept. For well drained, preferably neutral- alkaline soil in full sun/ part shade. Attracts bees and butterflies. Drought tolerant.

Lavandula angustifolia 'Hidcote'

Lavandula angustifolia 'Hidcote'£5.00

Lavender

Popular cultivar with aromatic, silvery-grey leaves and spikes of deep purple flowers in summer. Ideal for a hot sunny spot

Lavandula angustifolia 'Munstead'

Lavandula angustifolia 'Munstead'£5.00  -  £20.00

Lavender

Compact cultivar with aromatic, silvery-grey leaves and spikes of purple-blue flowers in summer. Ideal for a hot sunny spot. Grows to about 45cm

Phlox subulata 'McDaniel's Cushion'

Phlox subulata 'McDaniel's Cushion'£5.00

Moss Phlox

A drought tolerant, mat forming perennial with masses of small deep pink flowers in late spring early summer. Ideal for the front of a border or rockery. and for sandy soil or chalky soils. Grows to about 15cm tall

Ribes speciosum

Ribes speciosum£6.50

Fuchsia-flowered gooseberry

An early flowering shrub with pendant Fuchsia-like flowers in mid to late spring. Hardy but appreciates a little bit of shelter, ideal for a walled border.

Scabiosa  caucasica 'Blausiegel'

Scabiosa caucasica 'Blausiegel'£6.00

Large mid-blue pin-cushion flowers appear on long stems from May to September. For well drained soil in full sun - doesn't like cold soggy soil. An excellent cut flower and is a magnet for bees and butterflies.

Solanum laxum 'Coldham'

Solanum laxum 'Coldham'£6.50

Potato Vine

A vigourous climber for a sunny wall or pergola, with masses of pale grey-blue to white flowers from mid- to late summer. Slightly fragrant.

Solidago flexicaulis 'Variegata'

Solidago flexicaulis 'Variegata'£6.00

Zig-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.

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