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Striking intensely deep pink shade from this long-blooming perennial. Bred from the wild meadow Milfoil, these sturdy plants form great groundcover, and attract beneficial insects. Height to 60cm
A handy portable gas heater, for use in outdoor situations. This 1.3kW output Portable gas heater comes complete with simple to use controls and carrying handle. Compatible with standard Butane Gas Cartridges (MSF-1a/CP250).
A light tubular steel-frame construction (0.4mm x 13mm steel) provides the perfect support for climbing roses, clematis etc.This delightful arch measures about 2 metres in height when erected (with 40cm in the ground), and is 1.4 metres aperture, by some 37cm depth/width. Contains everything needed to assemble, including easy instructions. Easy to put together using a screwdriver, even easier if using a cordless electric drill/screwdriver, and can be done single-handed, although an extra pair of...
Pink-flowered form. An easy way to add height and interest to borders with tall, massive 'pipe cleaners' rising over lily-like foliage. This is a Pre-order item, sent fresh Mar-AprAll orders subject to our usual Terms and Conditions
Classic-design Bow-saw, with 21" blade. Cuts through thicker branches, with sharp cutting teeth. Perfect for removal of larger branches of up to approx 5" diameter (depending on hardness of wood etc.) Hardened replaceable blade, and wide arch to accomodat
A super-value pack of 3 pairs of gardening gloves (2 pairs with an extra bonus pair), for a variety of gardening tasks. Includes one pair of heavy duty gardening gloves, and two pairs of lighter gloves for more delicate garden work where both dexterity and warm hands are required.
100g Tub of quality Dried mealworm. Not for Human Consumption.Contains approximately 2500 worms, ideal for use all year round. Packed in an air tight plastic container with full colour labels.
A quality, 8oz rubber mallet with a 24.5cm steel handle and 5cm diameter head. Perfect for a variety of tasks.
This 6-Dial Spray Gun attachment will fit most regular garden hoses, and makes light work of Watering Container plants, Watering Flowerbeds, Washing the Car, the DogÂ….or just staying cool in the Summer! So useful you'll wonder how you managed without it!
The Calla Lily is a well-known and much appreciated plant, easy to grow from bulbs. 'Schwarzwalder' has the darkest 'black' flower seen on a Calla. Keep frost-free: these are perfect houseplants, and benefit from drier conditions if they go dormant.
A stunning variety with graceful arching stems, and large flowers of intense scarlet. One of the best of the more recent hybrids to appear over the years, with a good vigorous habit. This is a Pre-order item, sent fresh Mar-AprAll orders subject to our usual Terms and Conditions
A really big plant when mature, perfect for adding impact to a large border or for adding instant shape. Forms a rounded mound of foliage about 1m tall, and sends up flowering stems to a height of 2m+, with creamy yellow flowers. The seed-heads are similar to Teasel, and are loved by birds!
A naturally compact and bushy-growing strain with characteristic fragrant foliage. Superb plants thriving in well-drained soil and sunny positions. Good for a short hedge, and excellent for adding height and variety to the border and rockeries. By regularly pruning the plants these make good subjects for containers. Flowers are produced in Summer. Height to 60cm, perhaps more, can be kept short, to about 15cm.
Designed with seed-feeding birds in mind, with a clear tube giving an indication of remaining food. Deluxe high-polish metal finish. Approx 15 inches tall.
A rarely-offered species, with a basal rosette of massive leaves, crowned by a multi-branching flowering stem. Very decorative, and best grown at the front of a border to allow easy admiration. These flower for a very long period, and are a real value-for-money perennial, coming back year after year, and each time putting on a great show for the Summer months. Height to 45cm+ with a spread of up to 60cm.
A mix of Pink and White flowering Incarvillea delavayi. Three tubers are planted per pot, forming a nice little clump. The 'Hardy Gloxinia' is a tap-rooted perennial that can be grown as a houseplant, or as a hardy perennial, provided with a sheltered location. The large trumpet-shaped flowers are similar to a Steptocarpus or Gloxinia, and are held over ferny foliage in Summer. These have a short period of availability, after which they become too large to ship safely - so get these while they're...
Stylish and Simple Solar-powered/recharged Garden lights. These have a tubular Stainless steel shaft, which is light and easy to carry. About 20cm tall, 3cm Wide. Simply remove cap/top to turn 'OFF' or 'ON' - Comes on automatically in the dark when set to 'ON'. Perfect for stationing around the Patio on those warm Summer evenings!
A thoroughly useful device which can be used to regulate water flow through a standard 1/2" or 3/4" garden hosepipe. Perfect for fine-tuning your irrigation system, to temporarily shut-off watering to one area, and to generally control your water flow. Pl
This plant is one of a few experimental hybrids produces decades ago, and still surviving at first only through the hands of caring amateur gardeners, until now when they are becoming more widely available. These plants are generally referred to as a variety of 'Malva' but is in fact a unique cross between a Hollyhock (Alcea) and a Marshmallow (Althaea) species. The original plants and precise breeding method has been lost in the mists of time, but the progeny remains and how beautiful they are!...
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The Calla Lily is a well-known and much appreciated plant, easy to grow from bulbs. 'Picasso' has a really amazing combination of purple and creamy yellow. Keep frost-free: these are perfect houseplants, and benefit from drier conditions if they go dormant.
Simple, stylish 'S' shaped hooks for use around the home and garden. Used in Kitchens, Conservatories, Gardens etc., for various hanging items.
A beautiful and elegant species of 'Thrift', related to the Sea Thrift which can be found in coastal regions throughout Northern Europe, but much more unusual, with thicker, somewhat succulent foliage, a little like a small Lewisia or similar rosette-forming succulent plant. The pink flowers are held in tight clusters atop very tall stems in Summer. Rarely offered, these make great plants for a gravel garden, withstanding harsh conditions well.Life Cycle: PerennialEventual Height: 30cmEventual Spread...
This is the pure white form of the 'Peachleaf Bellflower', Campanula persicifolia. These plants have a wonderful combination of good groundcover, and also producing tall flower-stems which give an excellent variation of levels and shape in the border. These plants make a great addition to a mixed Cottage-Garden style border, and are sturdy enough to look after themselves with minimal attention once established. The plants will spread with time, forming wandering clumps. If planted along the edge...
A foldable/extendable trellis, which measures 6ft by 3ft when fully extended. This fantastic trellis can be mounted easily to walls, fences etc., to provide support for Climbing plants. Can also be painted with woodstain/wood preserver for longer life. Lightweight and easy to use. Fence Panel and lawn not included.
This is a selected hybrid of Lilium formosanum var pricei, which has pure white flowers of a 'trumpet' shape. Due to its heritage, this is a particularly hardy Lily, and makes a good hardy alternative to Lilium candidum, which has more exacting standards for cultivation. These are amenable bulbs and very hardy in a well-drained position. Grows to about 1 metre in height, so may need a little support - although these are at their very best grown in a mixed border among smaller Shrubs where they benefit...
An exquisite dwarf Gladiolus, perfectly suited for pot culture or perhaps even growing outdoors in a sheltered spot. The beautiful flowers have a sublime combination of salmon pink and darker red blotches This is a Pre-order item, sent fresh Mar-AprAll orders subject to our usual Terms and Conditions
A wonderful pure White variety (similar to Perry's White) of Oriental Poppy, this is a clump-forming, upright Perennial with Attractive Grey-Green Foliage and Bristly Flower Stems producing Large Single Flowers with a Black Spot at the base of each Petal. The papery petals look especially charming in this delicate colour, and this is a Tough, Hardy Plant that will Tolerate most Soil Types and return year after year.Life Cycle: PerennialEventual Height: 80cmEventual Spread: 60cmFlowering Period: Late...
The milkweed is a sturdy plant of North American origin, and is a host for monarch butterflies who rely on it as forage when caterpillars. The flowers also attract Butterflies and pollinating insects. This is a rare white form of this usually pink-flowered species. Non-invasive, Asclepias will form a sturdy clump over time, given a good position. Height to 90cm.
These seed-grown plants have been harvested from open-pollinated plants that produced flowers with an exceptional shade of rich Pink. As these have ben open pollinated there may be some variation in colour including blues and purple shades, but the majority will be in the pink range. These are monumental plants, forming lovely tall clumps of lush foliage, topped in the middle of Summer with masses of Bellfowers which open in succession over a long period. These are superb plants for a Cottage garden...
The 'Carpathian Bellflower' - this beautiful rockery plant is adaptable to a range of growing conditions, and produces an excellent display of purple, rarely white, flowers in Summer. Easy to grow groundcover, these do very well at the front of a border. Height to 15cm.
A superb and varied mix of Dianthus chinensis varieties, in a range of eyed, picoteed and selfed colour forms. These are widely grown as Annuals and Biennials, but often last for a few years before wearing themselves out with excessive flowering. Dianthus chinensis has been used in cross-breeding with Sweet-Williams (D. barbatus) to produce a new range of first-year flowering Sweet Williams, and has been developed extensively as an ornamental in its own right. This mixture represents the cumulative...
A perfect Asiatic Hybrid Lily, which has creamy-white flowers - not pure white, but with a hint of yellow like vanilla ice cream. These are dwarf-flowering, with neat flowering stems growing to 40 or 45cm at most, and with disproportionately, generously sized blooms in Summer. A good hardy variety, which can be started early in a greenhouse for earlier flowering.
A rarely offered species of Aquilegia from the Western Coast of North America, which enjoys sheltered moist locations, usually with some shade. These grow as far North as Alaska, and will take cold and frost without problem, however the plants can be a little shortlived, usually reseeding if allowed. Height to 60cm ore more.Life Cycle: PerennialEventual Height: 60cmEventual Spread: 20cmFlowering Period: SummerHardiness(deg C): -20Position: Full sun/Part ShadeColour/Interest: Red,Yellow
This plant is one of a few experimental hybrids produces decades ago, and still surviving at first only through the hands of caring amateur gardeners, until now when they are becoming more widely available. These plants are generally referred to as a variety of 'Malva' but is in fact a unique cross between a Hollyhock (Alcea) and a Marshmallow (Althaea) species. The original plants and precise breeding method has been lost in the mists of time, but the progeny remains and how beautiful they are!...
A truly stunning Gazania with cream-white petals each with a strawberry-pink line down the middle. Gazania are tough plants, which can take heat and even some drought, and thrive in full sun. This particular selection is not very frost hardy, but will take a light frost. Flowers are produced in succession over a long period from early Summer through till autumn. Attractive glossy green foliage too -nice!Life Cycle: Perennial/AnnualEventual Height: 15cmEventual Spread: 15cmFlowering Period: SummerHardiness...
A wonderful plant for wild gardens, and excellent in borders, producing a long display of white feathery flowers in Summer. Height around 65cm or more, and adaptable to a variety of growing conditions. A special selection of the wild species, and a worthy addition to any garden. Self-seeds if allowed.
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The 'Butterfly Gladiolus' - somewhat tender plants which can surprise you with their hardiness when given well-drained winter conditions. Large, open white flowers make this a good choice for cutting. This is a Pre-order item, sent fresh Mar-AprAll orders subject to our usual Terms and Conditions
A mixture of various 'crocosmiiflora' hybrids, possibly including some varieties which we don't otherwise list.This is a 'pot luck' mix provided by our specialist crocosmia suppliers, so we have no idea what varieties may be included - but it's sure to be colourful, easy to grow and a real bargain! This is a Pre-order item, sent fresh Mar-AprAll orders subject to our usual Terms and Conditions
The 'Cuban Zephyr Lily' This variety produces gorgeous pink flowers in Summer. These are easy-to-grow bulbs, which will bloom freely once established. Zephyranthes do especially well as container plants and will thrive in a cool greenhouse, and although some species are frost hardy this isn't one of them. Somewhat similar to Habranthus robustus, this is indeed a distinct species, although many of these are confused with one another. Freely flowering, particularly after an early-Summer drought. This...
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These were previously, and probably currently, better known as 'Datura' but are now called 'Brugmansia' which are generally differentiated by the downward hanging flowers, whereas Datura tend to be upward-facing. These are popular plants in subtropical zones, where they are grown as large tree-like specimens. This species is a native of Brazil, and will happily spend the Summer months basking on a UK patio enjoying full sun for part of the day, and part shade also, but really needs to be overwintered...
A carefully-selected collection of plants with tall-growing habit, for adding a varied texture to a border, and an extended season of interest. Best planted from the middle to rear of the bed, for best effect.
Rocky Mountain Penstemon' - A beautiful Alpine penstemon species with neat clumps that produce rich blue flowers, with a hint of violet. Endemic to a wide range, sporadically distributed across the Rocky Mountains and in occasional spots further afield on the Western side of the US. A great plant for a well-drained location, these can withstand hard frosts, but dislike intense wet. The foliage starts as a neat little mound, which then throws up tall spikes of blooms in summer. Good rockery plant...
Gorgeous Laurentia Avante Garde Blue forms mounds of fragrant, star shaped flowers over a long season, providing delicate colour for relatively little effort. They are drought tolerant, making them a great choice for containers or borders that often fall victim to our unpredictable summer weather.Life Cycle: AnnualEventual Height: 30cmEventual Spread: 30cmFlowering Period: SummerHardiness(deg C): 0Position: Full Sun, Part ShadeColour/Interest: Blue
A rare 'Red Hot Poker' species which becomes Yucca-like with age, forming a short little trunk, with exotic sword-shaped foliage. The flower spikes are quite impressive with orange-red tips. Height to 2m in flower.
A superb species hardy down to about -6C, however really should be on the dry side of moist or planted in a well-drained raised bed. These are native to wet areas in their native south africa, but usually in sandy soil, so planted in a sandy raised situation with the North European rainfall is probably equivalent. This colourful species produces a long single leaf and a succession of flowers over the summer months. Flowers are shortlived, but produced in abundance over a long period. This is a Pre...
A Great choice for lovers of Oriental Poppies, Providing a Full Range of Flower Colours from Reds all the way through Oranges and Pinks up to Pure White. This is a clump-forming, upright Perennial with Attractive Grey-Green Foliage and Bristly Flower Stems producing Large Single Flowers with Purplish-Black Spots at the base of each Petal. Oriental Poppies provide a Lovely Spalsh of Colour without being too brash, and make a Great Filler in Borders.Life Cycle: PerennialEventual Height: 75cmEventual...
A really unusual Dahlia, with tiny flowers produced in great profusion. The colour of these is a fiery orange red, which can be at times more or less orange. Very desirable, and adding valuable colour late in the season.
A newer-type of 'Telephium-hybrid' stonecrop, these are similar in many respects to 'Purple Emperor', however with an even tidier habit, and with less of a tendency to spread out of control. Some of the plants have orange and yellow tints to the flowers, however the predominant colour is a deep rich pink. Drought tolerant, these will guarantee a display in even the poorest growing seasons. Height to only 30cm.
The 'Robinson' strain of Pyrethrum coccineum is still regarded as the best available, with sturdy, hardy plants that have a long lifespan and bright coloured flowers. The 'Robinson Red' variety is perhaps the best for sheer intensity of colour, and these do very well as cut flowers. The only drawback of this plant is that the flowering period is rather short and always leaves you wanting more - bigger clumps tend to produce more flowers so with a well-established clump made up of a few plants you...
A Wonderful light lilac-purple selection, with light centres. Good tall stems - ideal for Cutting or as a stunning border display.
An exotic South African bulb, related to and previously known as Haemanthus. This frost-tender plant makes a brilliant specimen for patio or greenhouse displays, flowering in late spring and having tropical foliage, similar to a mini-banana or a member of the ginger family. Provided these are fed well these should flower almost every year, although in the wild they often flower only every other year. Like many ornamental garden plants, Scadoxus produce toxins in all parts of the plant, including...
These are Large-celled 4-pack measuring approx 22cm x 7cm, with each cavitymeasuring about 60mm x 45mm. These are particularly good for plants which require a larger root-run from the outset (Such as Squash and Courgette) or for potting on plants grown in smaller cells. The narrow profile allows these to be grown on narrow windowsills. Produced in the UK from thermoformed recycled Polystyrene. UV stabilised for long life, Lightweight yet durable, and easy to clean and re-use.
Originates from a cross made in the 1800's by the Chelsea Nurseryman James Colville, between the two species Gladiolus tristis and Gladiolus cardinalis. This white form of G.x colvillei was first introduced by the same Nursery in 1826, and is true to the original type. A beautiful 'heirloom' variety, these have slightly pink stamens set against a pure white background. These show some degree of hardiness, and may perform well outdoors in a sheltered location - but these will do better in a cold greenhouse...
A lovely dark red selection of the Double-flowered 'Chater's' strain of Hollyhock. These wonderful plants produce tall stems covered in frilly double blossoms of intense colour. Like all Hollyhocks, these tend to get worn out after a few years, and will eventually flower themselves into exhaustion. Save seed and scatter where you want the new plants to grow.Life Cycle: PerennialEventual Height: 1.5mEventual Spread: 50cmFlowering Period: SummerHardiness(deg C): -20Position: Well drained Soil, Full...
Silky Aster' - This unusual and rare species of Aster has a wandering, scrambling habit, with silvery foliage and attractive purple-blue flowers . These really should be more widely grown, and is admired as a choice wildflower in the US, however is practically unknown here in Europe. These plants tend to wander through other plants, relying on them for support, but can make interesting container plants which spill out over the edges.Life Cycle: PerennialEventual Height: 80cmEventual Spread: 50cmFlowering...
An indispensible shrub for a mixed border, producing arching stems with masses of Pink Flowers. Height to 2m when mature, flowering when still quite small.
Treasure Flower' - This is a unique species of Gazania, a South African native, which is known to tolerate cold winters outdoors if planted in a well-drained spot. The linear foliage has a dark green exterior and silvery undersides, and the plants form neat tufts covered in golden yellow flowers all through the Summer months. The flowers are large, and daisy-shaped, often with markings around the centre, and are much loved by Bees and other pollinating insects. Because of their geographical origins...
Pussytoes' - a nice little plant for groundcover in wild areas and woodland. These form neat little rosettes of slightly fuzzy leaves and spread by short runners and seed. The flowers form tight little bunches on the tops of short stems, and are followed by fuzzy seedheads of female plants. These are dioecious, and so have male and femal flowers on separate plants. The common name 'Women's Tobacco' has uncertain origins, but the alternate name 'Pussytoes' is a little more intuitive.Life Cycle: PerennialEventual...
This is a relatively stable Hybrid between L.cardinalis and L.siphilitica, showing some variation when grown from seed. These are beautiful tall perennials, with violet blue flowers in showy tall spikes. Not the same kind of 'true blue' colouring that you get from Lobelia siphilitica, but showing a good level of hybrid vigour, and a much more adaptable plant provided it has moist soil. Height to 1m or so.
A selection of Chrysanthemum (Leucanthemum) x superbum, with semi-double flowers produced over a long period in Summer. Relative of the Ox-Eye Daisy, these are similar in growth habit, albeit less weedy, and much more decorative. A vigorous garden plant which is a real 'survivor', drought tolerant and easy to grow. Height to 75cm or so.
The well-known, tall growing perennial, in a range of colours that vary from plant to plant. Snapdragons are a bold Cottage-garden perennial suitable for a wide range of planting schemes. Life Cycle: PerennialEventual Height: 60cmEventual Spread: 25cmFlowering Period: SummerHardiness(deg C): -20Position: Full Sun or Partial Shade, Well Drained SoilColour/Interest:
Foxtail Lily, with tall spires of colourful flowers in Spring! This colourful mixture will add some serious punch to a border in the early Summer, with long-lasting spires of blooms in a variety of colours. Splendid plants which should be more widely grown! Delivery from late September to NovemberAll pre-orders are subject to our Terms and Conditions
Graceful perennial with 'Baby's Breath' - like flowers. Perfect for cutting, and useful in the border as a diaphanous 'filler'. Can flower over a long period, height to 60cm.
A beautiful variety of Penstemon, with elegant narrowly tubular flowers which flare out slightly at the mouth. The colouring is very delicate - and very much the shade of new appleblossom in May. These are strong plants which are very hardy in the right spot, but requiring good drainage and full sun for the best results. The flowering stems are very long on this variety and can be used for cut-flowers, with the added bonus of encouraging fresh spikes from the base.Life Cycle: PerennialEventual Height...
Kaiser Wilhelm' (aka 'Emperor William') has really bold flowers of near-black purple with white rims. Gloxinia (Sinningia speciosa) have been grown in Europe since their introduction in 1817. These versatile houseplants are tolerant of a range of conditions, and have some of the showiest flowers around! These easily have an equal decorative value to a small vase of Gerbera - but the blooms just keep coming over a longer period, usually from Summer through the Autumn. Plants will typically retain...
An heirloom selection of the 'Dusty Miller Campion' (Lychnis coronaria) 'Oculata' has white flowers with a pink 'eye'. Usually the first set of flowers produced are pure white, and subsequent flushes of blooms have the characteristic pink centre. Amazing perennial, which is usually quite long-lived and flowers all Summer long. Height to 60cm.
These sweet little plants are perfectly suited to a Rockery or Trough garden. The result of a cross between E. corsicum and E. reichardii, these combine the best qulaities of both parents. Closely related to the Pelargonium and Geranium, these have diminutive flowers to match their tiny spoon-shaped leaves. The flowers are white deeply veined with pink. Give good drainage to these plants. They will spread slowly with time, and make a small carpet of foliage dotted with pinkish blossoms. good plant...
A beautiful and elegant species of 'Thrift', related to the Sea Thrift which can be found in coastal regions throughout Northern Europe, but much more unusual, with thicker, somewhat succulent foliage, a little like a small Lewisia or similar rosette-forming succulent plant. The pink flowers are held in tight clusters atop very tall stems in Summer. Rarely offered, these make great plants for a gravel garden, withstanding harsh conditions well.Life Cycle: PerennialEventual Height: 30cmEventual Spread...
A lovely pink-flowered form of the Delphinium x cultorum group, with tall spires of lilac-pink blooms which open in succession during the early to mid summer. An interesting selection of this classic cottage garden plant, these are a refreshing shade and add a dimension of height and bold colour.Life Cycle: PerennialEventual Height: 1mEventual Spread: 80cmFlowering Period: SummerHardiness(deg C): -20Position: Full Sun, Well-Drained SoilColour/Interest: Pink
A relation to the Sugarcane (Saccarum officinarum), the Ravenna Grass is a fully hardy Ornamental Grass of mammoth proportions. It is grown as a tough screening plant, and to hold soil to prevent erosion. The roots reach far down into the soil to seek moisture, so these are pretty drought tolerant - and the foliage is resistant to strong winds. In summer, the clumps produce tall plumes of flowerheads which resemble Pampas Grass (Cortaderia) - but these plants are much hardier and resistant to hard...
One of the most neglected Mallows for the garden, these plants are a real show in the height of summer, putting forth a mass of candyfloss-pink blossoms over a really long period. These will die right down to the root in winter and pop up again in spring. Easily grown in most locations, these do well even in poor soil and cope well with periods of drought due to their deep roots.Life Cycle: PerennialEventual Height: 60cmEventual Spread: 30cmFlowering Period: SummerHardiness(deg C): -20Position: Full...
A stunning Lychnis hybrid, with gorgeous, intense orange flowers. A perfect companion plant to the Oregon Fleabane (Erigeron spec. 'Grandiflorus'), and stunning planted with purples or blues. Try Balkan Sage (Salvia forskaohlii) as another companion plant. This dwarf selection from the 'Vesuvius' strain is more compact than most. Height to 30cm or so.
Grown throughout Southeast Asia as a specialistfood crop, Konjac (Amorphophallus rivieri) also makes a striking plant for the Summer patio or a greenouse. The tubers grow to 25cm across, and in Spring forms a canopy of dissected foliage. Mature plants can produce stems reaching nearly 2m in height - and these can grow an inch a day in the height of the growing season. Lift corms and keep dry in Winter, although these can take quite low temperatures it may not be worth the risk! This is a Pre-order...
This is a choice red-flowered selection. A relative of the 'Scarborough Lily', this Cyrtanthus species is gaining popularity as a pot-plant as they are free-flowering and easy to grow. Height to 30cm, and pretty evergreen most of the year, although in Winter they like it a bit cooler and drier. These can flower in several flushes depending on the feeding an watering regime. This is a Pre-order item, sent fresh Mar-AprAll orders subject to our usual Terms and Conditions
Prairie Blue Eyes' is a classic Hemerocallis variety, with deep purple-pink flowers - the closest to 'Blue' that is seen in these plants. The colour changes slightly as the flowers age through the day.Hemerocallis can flower over a very long period in Summer, although each blooms lasts only a day.
The 'Siam Tulip' is grown as a bedding flower in Thailand, and makes stunning displays. This is a pure White flowered selection. Curcuma is the genus in the Ginger Family which includes Turmeric, as perhaps the best known representative. These are essentially tropical plants, although they do withstand some cold, they do not like the intense winter wet of Northern Europe, and so must be indoors and quite dry in Winter, receiving only occasional watering. Dry off the plants in Autumn and re-commence...
Very useful ball of Cotton String - can be used around the Home and Garden to tie up all manner of things. Use sensibly.
Aquilegia (Columbine) Unlabelled- Oh no! We lost the label for this variety! We believe these to most likely be Aquilegia 'Black Barlow' or perhaps 'Blue Barlow'- but we're not entirely sure, so we're offering these as 'Unlabelled' and at a cut-price. Being a sturdy garden perennial, you can't go wrong with an Aquilegia, as they get bigger and better each year. The 'Barlow Series' is a particularly nice set of Aquilegia too - so if these are indeed what we suspect them to be you can expect stems...
A fantastic tall Astilbe with lilac-pink flower plumes in mid to late Summer. These can reach 1m in height in flower, making a prominent statement in the border. Astilbe enjoy moist soil and should not be allowed to dry out.
The beautiful white Wood Anemone. Flowering in April. From cultivated stock, these have larger flowers than the truly native plants, and often with a pink blush. Delivery from late September to NovemberAll pre-orders are subject to our Terms and Conditions
The 'Siam Tulip' is grown as a bedding flower in Thailand, and makes stunning displays. This is a superb Pink flowered selection. Curcuma is the genus in the Ginger Family which includes Turmeric, as perhaps the best known representative. These are essentially tropical plants, although they do withstand some cold, they do not like the intense winter wet of Northern Europe, and so must be indoors and quite dry in Winter, receiving only occasional watering. Dry off the plants in Autumn and re-commence...
A wonderful Dianthus chinensis cultivar, which is relatively frost-tender and is usually treated as an annual or biennial, rarely living beyond 2 years. This rarely-seen variety has wonderful dark red flowers which are, a velvety near-black, laced with a white picoteed border. Very unusual, these make a great plant for the border, and have tall enough stems to make them stand out of the crowd. Also good for cutting.Life Cycle: Perennial/AnnualEventual Height: 12cmEventual Spread: 20cmFlowering Period...
A special selected form of Dianthus chinensis, with large flowers of raspberry red with a creamy edge to the petals. These are pretty sturdy plants, and often behave a short-lived perennials, and will return for a number of years given good conditions. Large flowers for the size of plant, these make a great addition to containers and rockeries and have been used as a choice bedding plant.Life Cycle: Perennial/AnnualEventual Height: 10cmEventual Spread: 10cmFlowering Period: SummerHardiness(deg C...
A stunning glory of the Snow, with large blue flowers. Snow-Glories grow to 10cm in height, and flower very early in the year. These plants will divide each year to form small colonies and may even self-seed in favorable spots. Grow in containers or Rockeries for maximum effect. Delivery from late September to NovemberAll pre-orders are subject to our Terms and Conditions
Similar to Bluebells, but more resistant to full sun and these do NOT freely interbreed with the native Bluebell, despite being quite closely related. These bulbs are perfect for planting in rockeries as they are sturdy but do not become invasive. Height in flower to 18cm, and blooming about a month later than Bluebell species.
All-Round General Purpose Feed 6-8-10 NPK FertiliserNitrogen 6.0%Phosphorous pentoxide 8.0% (3.4% Phosphorous)Of which soluble in water 6.0% (3.2% Phosphorous)Of which insoluble in water 2.0% (0.8% Phosphorous)Potassium oxide 10% (8.3% Potassium)An excellent NPK fertiliser for establishing and maintaining strong plants. Best worked into the compost before planting, or applied as a top dressing around established plants (well watered-in and avoiding direct contact with stems and leaves). Use 70g per...
A neat little 'Shamrock' with relatively large pink flowers which unfurl like little umbrellas, and silvery-green parasol-like leaves. These are best grown as alpines, with sharp drainage and a sunny position. These can do quite well in poor soils, but will thrive with timely feeding and plenty of water. Keep moist in the summer otherwise they can quickly go dormant - particularly in hot weather.Life Cycle: PerennialEventual Height: 5cmEventual Spread: 5cmFlowering Period: SummerHardiness(deg C)...
A diminutive Foxglove with pale Yellow blooms. In it's native North America, these can be found growing in woodland clearings, in semi-shaded positions, and do best when grown among other plants, although they will stand some direct sun. Height only 45cm or so. An easy-care plant, which lives for 2-3 years, usually self-seeding.
A selection of Dianthus superbus, with extraordinarily frilled flowers, which hang down at the edges. A mix of colours ranging from deep pink to pure white. Surprisingly long-lived plants.
The 'Cheddar Pink' has become something of a specialist plant for enthusiasts, available in a range of special forms which can be propagated only by cuttings. These plants are different - these seed-grown plants are very sturdy and will vary from plant to plant in terms of flower colour and form. These should all be single-flowered types, being decended from heirloom seed which was brought to the US by european immigrants over 100 years ago, and has now come home again. Nice, neat plants form sturdy...
A mix of Aster novae-belgiae from the 'Composition Mix', with flower colours ranging from purple to pink, and flowering late in the year. Height varies, but is typically around 90-150cm in mature plants. Get a few of these for a better chance of different colours! Easy and rewarding - a first class cut flower too!
Iris Hollandica mixed (10 Bulbs) Pre Order (Delivery from end September 2013 onwards) - Garden by Post The Online Webshop - Buy Perennial Plants, Bulbs, Seeds and more!
Saffron Crocus - Autumn flowering species.This is the source of true Saffron, the spice of commerce. Thriving in a sunny position, these are fully hardy and will produce flowers after a good warm growing season. It is the stigma of the flower which is plucked and dried to be sold as Saffron. A fantastic, decorative Autumn-flowering Crocus species, these can be the highlight of a rockery or container, and have grassy foliage through the Winter months. Delivery from late September to NovemberAll pre...
Rare Winter-flowering Crocus species, makes a stunning effect late in the season. This species flowers so late in the year that it is almost early! Good variety for the Alpine House, or a well-drained Rockery - these can also be grown in a mixed container. Delivery from late September to NovemberAll pre-orders are subject to our Terms and Conditions
A rarely offered species, known as the 'Snake Lily' as the flower stems have a natural tendency to twine themselves, snakelike around the tall grass stems endemic to their natural habitat. This is a Pre-order item, sent fresh Mar-AprAll orders subject to our usual Terms and Conditions
The classic pink species, easy to grow, pink flowers with slight wavy edge to the petals.Oct-Nov. Nerines are one of the Hardiest South African bulbs, and generally do well in even hard winters, provided a well-drained position with some shelter. It is a wise precaution to give these a dry winter mulch, and these do even better if planted under the shelter of a Shrub or tree, or at the base of a wall. Perfect for containers. This is a Pre-order item, sent fresh Mar-AprAll orders subject to our...
Virginia Silkweed' - This is one of those fabulous plants that really should be better known, but has always been a little 'marginalised' in the gardening world. A lovely plant with an interesting history of attempted use as a source of rubber, plant fibre (from the cotton-like silky seed heads), and as an Asparagus substitute, among other things. In crop areas in the US they have been regarded as a weed, but are now more widely encouraged as an important part of the lifecycle of the Monarch Butterfly...
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