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  • Aster 'Little Carlow' AGM (Symphyotrichum 'Little Carlow') Aster 'Little Carlow' AGM (Symphyotrichum 'Little Carlow')

    Potsize - 1L

    One of the prettiest autumn flowering Asters with a reputation that lives up to it AGM status. it has to be one of the most fashionable Asters of recent years. Dark wiry stems branch to carry a myriad of lavender-blue flowers in delicate airy sprays. Each 2.5cm flower starts with a small golden eye which gradually changes to a rich burgundy boss. It makes a wonderful site when in full flower in Autumn. Sunny situation. Height 1m (3 feet). The colour and effect that Aster 'Little Carlow' creates is similar to Aster laevis but on a smaller and finer scale. An Aster cordifolius hybrid

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  • Aster 'Primrose Path' (Symphyotrichum 'Primrose Path') Aster ‘Primrose Path’ (Symphyotrichum ‘Primrose Path’)

    Potsize - 1L

    With millions of beautiful small 2.5cm single daisies in the most delightful shade of lilac which just keep coming and coming. Generally self-supporting forming a goblet shaped bush which remains well clothed with foliage which takes on a handsome burgundy tint in Autumn which is echoed in the tint the flower's central boss assumes with age. Particularly effective when the centres of the starry flowers are a multitude of shades from lemon yellow through amber flushed to ruby. August-October. 75cm

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  • Aster amellus 'King George' with Catanache Aster amellus 'King George'

    Potsize - 1L

    Unless you have the two to compare, this Aster can look very similar to Aster 'Monch', its close cousin. The flowers are of a similar bluish lavender that glows beautifully in the late Summer light. The leaves are a little rounder, the growth habit a little stiffer and the flowers a little broader in the petal. None of this, however, detracts from what is a very nice Aster indeed and one of fine constitution, returning uncomplaining year after year. 60cm
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  • Aster novi-belgii 'Brigitte' (Symphyotrichum novi-belgii 'Brigitte') Aster novi-belgii 'Brigitte' (Symphyotrichum novi-belgii 'Brigitte')

    Potsize - 1L

    MICHAELMAS DAISY. What a delightful Aster this is. The flowers are semi-double, but nearly so full as to be approaching double. In colour they are a gorgeous pastel pale-lavender with even paler tips shown off beautifully by the dark foliage. towards the centre of each flower there are a few unruly narrow petals which dance along with the yellow stamens and green eye in a most delightful way. A shorter growing Aster at around 50cm high. Will thrive in sun or part shade. September-October

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  • Cynara cardunculus (Cardoon) Cynara cardunculus (Cardoon)
    RHS AGM

    RHS AGM

    Potsize - 1L

    Cynara cardunculus (Cardoon) is a magnificent architectural plant for a large space. The leaves appear early in the season, building to form an 8ft fountain of deeply divided silver grey foliage topped off with massive blue thistles. Enjoys a sunny site, not too wet at the roots.
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  • Geranium phaeum 'Lavender Pinwheel' Geranium phaeum 'Lavender Pinwheel'

    Potsize - 1L

    This is one of those plants whose flowers warrant the closest of inspection as they posses the sort of intricate beauty that can easily get overlooked amongst some of their more brash cousins but which nevertheless is as exquisite as they come. Each flower is a translucent lavender-white shaded to the edges and picked out lavender in the veins. Where the petals overlap the colour is stronger and from the white eye protrude a green style and pink anthers. Typical green G.phaeum foliage with small but distinct chocolate spots. Bred by an unknown Dutch gardener.
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  • Lathyrus vernus 'Cyaneus' - Spring Vetchling Lathyrus vernus - Spring Vetchling (purple-flowered)

    Potsize - 1L

    Lathyrus vernus (spring vetchling) is a beautiful little treasure for the spring garden that is both dainty and robust Dense lush foliage makes a 30 cm high hummock which is covered with many small pea flowers in shades of pink, fading blue. 30cm. WIll grow in a wide range of conditions, but happiest in a little moist shade. Thrives on our heavy clay. There are a variety of colour variants, some of which we offer seperately.
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  • Nepeta 'Six Hills Giant' with Euonymus Nepeta 'Six Hills Giant'
    Bee and Butterfly friendly

    Bee and Butterfly friendly

    Potsize - 1L

    Nepeta 'Six Hills Giant' is a must for the front of any sunny border where it produces with great reliability a 3-4ft wide mound of soft grey green foliage and a hazy cloud of lavender blue flowers which the bees and butterflies adore. Trim to encourage second flowering. Easy to grow and divide. A useful alternative to lavender for short hedging. This variety is more hardy combined with better damp tolerance than Nepeta faassenii.
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  • Nepeta 'Six Hills Giant' Nepeta 'Six Hills Gold'
    Bee and Butterfly friendly

    Bee and Butterfly friendly

    Potsize - 1L

    Nepeta 'Six Hills Gold' is our own selection, a new sport from an old favourite. Like Six Hills Giant it produces a 3-4ft wide hazy cloud of lavender blue flowers which the butterflies adore, but in the early spring the blue green foliage is pleasantly variegated. The variegation fades to green by mid summer. Trim to encourage second flowering.
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  • Bee and Butterfly friendly

    Bee and Butterfly friendly

    RHS AGM

    RHS AGM

    Potsize - 1L

    Nepeta x faassenii (mussinii of gardens, N.racemosa, N.mussinii x N.nepetella) Nepeta x faassenii produces sprays of lavender blue flowers from mid Summer until Autumn over short mounds of grey green foliage. An excellent alternative to lavender as a short hedge, brilliant below roses and good at the front of any border. Catmint deserves its popularity as a cottage garden stalwart. Trim to keep tidy and encourage a second flowering. 50cm. Excellent for the bees. Many plants grown in the trade as Nepeta racemosa are in fact this hybrid.
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  • Phlox paniculata 'Blue Paradise' Phlox paniculata 'Blue Paradise'

    Potsize - 1L

    A very tall and impressive variety bred by Piet Oudolf and introduced in 1990. I find it very changeable with the light - it is never a true blue, really a lavender or violet, but some lights bring out more of the blue, some more of the pink. In the early evening it can look quite thunderous. The flowers are large - 4cm plus - as are the heads, with each individual flower variably flushed violet and pink with a paler central ring and deeper eye. A purple flush to the buds, stems and new leaves add to the overall beauty. All in all a very nice variety, with its main disadvantage that it will flop if not staked. Early. 90cm plus
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  • Phlox paniculata 'Franz Schubert' Phlox paniculata 'Franz Schubert'

    Potsize - 1L

    This is a lovely plant amongst a lovely Genus. Selected and named by Allan Bloom after his favourite composer, Phlox paniculata 'Franz Schubert' is one of the best performing and prettiest of its kind. The colour of the flowers is an enchanting pinkish lilac, fading towards the petal edges and white at the centre. However, dependent on lighting, the flowers can tend towards either the lilac or pink end of the range. Another advantage is that well grown plants are fairly resistant to mildew. 90cm. Feed well and make sure their is adequate moisture in the growing season. Sun to Part shade. 70-100cm. Mid season
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  • Scabiosa columbaria 'Misty Butterflies' Scabiosa columbaria 'Misty Butterflies'

    Potsize - 1L

    This is cultivated form of our native Small Scabious, a plant to be found growing on chalky hills in Britain. When grown in the garden, free of grass competition and well fed it can grow up to 40cm, but generally below 30cm, with lovely pale lavender blue flowers produced throughout late Summer. Loved by butterflies
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  • Tradescantia 'Little Doll' Tradescantia 'Little Doll'

    Potsize - 1L

    Tradescantia 'Little Doll' (Andersoniana Group), nestling amongst mounds of short neat grassy foliage grows abundant sprays of three petalled pale blue flowers. A short and very dense variety which always looks neat. A cheerful addition to the front of the border. Best in full sun. 30cm
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