+ Clusters of star shaped light periwinkle blue flowers are held above the foliage and completely cover the plant for many weeks, from late spring to early summer.

Amsonia Storm Cloud

Unique and exciting new perennial variety Another fabulous introduction from plant breeders Proven Winners, this unusual perennial has a wide, mounding, shrub like habit. Amsonia Storm Cloud emerges from the ground each spring as incredibly dark, near black stems, which grow into olive green leaves with silver veins, somewhat resembling willow foliage. Clusters of star shaped light periwinkle blue flowers are held above the… Read More

+ Nepeta Cat’s Pajamas

Nepeta Cat’s Pajamas

Airy blue and easy too! Catmint is one of my favourite perennials – I just love their mounding and natural yet tidy habit and small colourful, airy blue flowers.

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Yellow Peonies

Yes, we have grown the much sought after, famous and very special Yellow Peonies!

+ Bees love Beebalm flowers as do hummingbirds, butterflies and other pollinators. Photo courtesy Walters Gardens, Inc.

Monarda Purple Rooster or Beebalm

Monarda or Beebalm is an old fashioned perennial that is more commonly seen in gardens in its red form and attracts pollinators.

+ Ligularia Desdemona

Ligularia Desdemona

The beautiful large dark green – purple foliage of Ligularia Desdemona creates a dramatic tropical effect in the garden. Ligularia Desdemona blooms late summer when the garden can use a burst of colour. The yellow Daisy flowers rise above the foliage, blooming late summer and fall, offering excellent colour at a time of year that often needs a colour lift. Ligularia Desdemona is very… Read More

+ 25 special and unusual Peonies

25 Peonies for 25 years!

Choose from our specialty Peony collection As part of our celebrations to mark our 25th year in business, we had a brainwave to grow 25 special and unusual Peonies. The project has been a huge success and in our perennial house is an outstanding display of our 25 selected varieties. Peonies are very easy to grow – every garden should have one or more!… Read More

+ Allium Millenium 2018 Perennial Plant of the Year

Allium Millenium: 2018 Perennial Plant of the Year

Award winning unique summer colour! This unusual perennial is named the 2018 Perennial Plant of the Year by the Perennial Plant Association and we are excited to be growing it! Allium Millenium is an ornamental onion that flowers mid summer. Plants form a compact, neat upright clump of glossy green leaves. When does Allium Millenium bloom? In late July and August a profusion of large… Read More

Butterfly Bush

Buddleia, Butterfly magnets for the garden Our aptly named Buddleia or Butterfly Bush are just starting to come into bloom in our perennial house. If you would like to try growing a real butterfly magnet plant and you have a sunny, sheltered location, then you must consider Buddleia! Choose from Prince Charming (cerise pink flowers) or Blue Knight (lavender purple flowers). Woody plants reach… Read More

+ Creeping Phlox Red Wing (Photo courtesy of Walters Gardens)

Creeping Phlox Red Wing

Vibrant spring time colour! Need an extra splash of colour in your garden in the spring? Creeping Phlox Red Wing may be the plant for you! Vibrant carmine pink flowers are extremely eye catching, blooming when most other perennials are just starting to poke out of the ground. This hardy perennial ground cover forms a low growing carpet of evergreen foliage which is completely… Read More

Astilbe Vision in Red

Long lasting colour for the shade This fabulous Astilbe is one of my favourite perennials! Long lasting, upright, fluffy dark red flowers are very striking and last for 6 to 8 weeks in July and August. When the flowers are finished, the glossy foliage remains fresh and full and the seed heads are interesting into the fall. Vision in Red will grow better in… Read More