Shopping Basket
Newsletter Sign-Up

We send out regular newsletters with features on interesting plants, topical gardening tips, special offers exclusive for subscribers and news about gardening events.


Hardy Plants for Heavy/Clay Soil

Page 1 of 2:    28 Items

1   2
Show All
Anemone hupehensis 'Praecox'

Anemone hupehensis 'Praecox'£6.00

Japanese Anemone

One of the earliest flowering of the Japanese Anemones, often flowering at the beginning of August. Single medium violet-purple flowers. Grow in moist, well drained soil in sun/ part shade. 

Astrantia major 'Gill Richardson Group'

Astrantia major 'Gill Richardson Group'£5.00

Hattie's pincushion, Masterwort

Strong-growing cultivar with pin-cushions of very deep red flowers encased in deep red bracts from June to August.

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  davidii 'Black Knight'

Buddleja davidii 'Black Knight'£8.50

Butterfly Bush

Racemes of scented violet-blue flowers from late summer-autumn. For fertile, well drained soil in full sun. Deadhead after flowering and cut hard back in spring. Butterfly plant. Height to 2.5m (8ft) AGM.

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.

Buddleja colvilei pink-flowered

Buddleja colvilei pink-flowered£9.50

Butterfly Bush

Semi-evergreen shrub with large hairy leaves, for a sunny sheltered spot. Has the largest flowers in the genus, in hanging panicles in early summer.

Digitalis purpurea Snow Thimble£5.00

Foxglove

Biennial Foxglove with bold spikes of white flowers from May-July. For sun/part shade in well drained soil. Ideal for naturalising or a cottage garden as it will seed around generously. Flowers in the second year from sowing. Toxic if ingested

Geranium  'Nimbus'

Geranium 'Nimbus'£5.00

Crane's Bill

Long flowering perennial which makes a lovely neat clump of deeply cut leaves and violet-purple flowers from early to mid summer. Great for filling gaps in a border

Geranium 'Alan Mayes'

Geranium 'Alan Mayes'£6.00

Cranesbill

Similar to G. magnificum but longer flowering. This is a great plant for filling out a border or softening the edge with its thick, downy foliage. Purple-blue flowers May-July. Fairly drought tolerant once established.

Geranium magnificum

Geranium magnificum£5.00

Crane's Bill

Large, clump-forming hybrid with soft, hairy green leaves which turn red in autumn.

Geranium renardii 'Tcschelda'£5.00

Crane's Bill

Very good for poor soils, this cultivar has velvety-soft, green leaves and large mauve-purple flowers with deep purple veining from June to July.

Geranium wallichianum 'Buxtons Variety'

Geranium wallichianum 'Buxtons Variety'£5.00

Crane's Bill

Syn. Buxton's Blue. Perennial with sky blue flowers with a white centre from June to September.

Hemerocallis  'Black Prince'

Hemerocallis 'Black Prince'£6.00

Daylily

Large, rich deep maroon-red Lily-like flowers from June to July.

Hemerocallis 'Little Wine Cup'

Hemerocallis 'Little Wine Cup'£6.00

Daylily

An early and repeat flowering modern cultivar with small wine red yellow-throated flowers, mainly June to July. Compact, so good for small gardens, or towards the front of a border.

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Hamburg'

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Hamburg'£9.50

A mophead variety with very large flower heads - deep pink on alkaline soil, blue on acid. A fairly compact plant, so good for tubs.

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Little Pink'

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Little Pink'£7.50

A dwarf variety of mop-head Hydrangea with rounded flower heads of blue (on acid soil) or pink (on neutral/alkaline) in late summer and autumn. Ideal for pots or small gardens.

Hypericum androsaemum 'Albury Purple'

Hypericum androsaemum 'Albury Purple'£6.50

Spreading deciduous shrub with purple flushed leaves and and cup-shaped yellow flowers in mid-summer followed by red berries. Good for ground cover.

Persicaria amplexicaulis ‘Alba’£6.00

White-flowered red bistort

A spreading plant for damp soil in sun to part-shade where it will form a carpet of green leaves from which arise spikes of small white flowers, from July to October. Copes well with poorly drained/ heavy soil.

1   2
Show All

Page 1 of 2:    28 Items