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  • Achillea millefolium ‘Cerise Queen’

     

    This easy to grow, drought tolerant plant has heads of deep cerise flowers with white centres all summer long.  A hardy reliable plant for the border and attractive to many beneficial insects.  It likes full sun in a well drained soil.

     

    Height: 50 cms
    Spread: 60 cms

  • Agastache aurantiaca ‘Apricot Sprite’

     

    Larger and more open than other Agastache, this one has deep apricot orange flowers that are a beacon for bees and butterflies. Prefers a hot dry situation in a free draining soil and will flower all summer long.

     

    Height: 100 cms
    Spread: 50 cms

  • Agastache foeniculum 'Golden Jubilee'

     

    Soft lime green scented foliage with spikes of blue flowers from July through to September. Loved by bees and other insects. Plant in full sun or part shade in free draining soil. Agastache has many culinary uses from sprinkled in salads to a refreshing minty tea.

     

    Height: 60 cms
    Spread: 40 cms

  • Agastache rugosa 'Liquorice Blue'

     

    This hardy plant with it’s deep purple flowers attracts bees and butterflies with it’s rich nectar.  The leaves give off a wonderful minty scent when rubbed, hence it’s other name, Korean Mint.  Plant in a sunny position in any soil, will even cope with poor soils.  Flowers all summer and if dead headed regularly will flower well into the autumn.

     

    Height: 50-75cms
    Spread: 50cms

  • Anchusa azurea

    Not available this year

    This Mediterranean plant likes a sunny spot in free draining soil, a great drought tolerant plant. Bees are attracted to its intense blue forget-me-not type flowers. Being of the same family of Borage, it’s flowers can be used in salads and floated on your summer Pimms!  Flowers from June to August.

     

     

    Height: 90 cms
    Spread: 25 cms

  • Asphodeline lutea

     

    An unusual addition to the herbaceous border, this native of eastern Mediterranean likes well drained soil in full sun. Fragrant yellow star flowers grow on tall unbranched stems in early summer and then the seed pods that are like shiny green marbles are great for winter interest in the garden. The flowers are edible and make a pretty addition to any salad. These plants are fairly hardy and also drought tolerant. A great nectar plant for insects.

     

     

    Height: 90 - 120 cms
    Spread: 30 cms

  • Aubrieta x cultorum ‘Pixie Pearls’

    Not available this year

    A new variety introduced in 2016.  Pixie Pearls is a large flowering, easy to grow plant.  The evergreen foliage is covered from late spring with a mass of pure white blooms.  Great as ground cover, in rockeries or on stone walls.  Cut back after flowering to keep the plant compact and encourage a second flush of flowers.

     

    Height: 10 cms
    Spread: 25 cms

  • Berkheya purpurea

     

    A native of South Africa, where it is found mainly on mountain slopes.  This drought tolerant plant has large pale lavender daisy like blooms and spiny foliage.  Loves hot, dry situations in a well drained soil, it flowers from mid summer.  Plant in a group for maximum effect.

     

    Height: 70cms
    Spread: 70cms

  • Campanula ‘Rose Pink’

     

    This is your classic Canterbury Bell, loved for centuries in the cottage garden border.  Likes a well drained soil in full sun or partial shade, summer flowering.

     

    Height: 80cms
    Spread: 50cms

  • Campanula persicifolia ‘Alba’

     

    Pure white open cup shaped blooms on this tall Bellflower during June and July.  Persicifolia is from the Latin meaning ‘leaf of the peach’ alluding to the shape of the foliage.  Likes dappled shade in well drained soil.

     

    Height: 120cms
    Spread: 45cms

  • Campanula poscharskyana

     

    One of the prettiest of plants, the Serbian bellflower has many uses in the garden, great in hanging baskets, troughs, stone walls, rockeries and edging a border.  The plant is covered in lavender blue star shaped flowers from late spring through to autumn.  It needs a free draining soil.

     

     

    Height: 20cms
    Spread: 100cms

  • Centaurea dealbata

     

    This clump forming plant with pink thistle like blooms will flower all summer if dead headed regularly.  Likes most soil conditions in a sunny spot.  Loved by butterflies and bees.

     

    Height: 80cms
    Spread: 60cms

  • Centaurea macrocephala

     

    This extremely hardy plant has buttercup yellow thistle like blooms from mid summer through to autumn. Likes full sun in well-drained soil. Seed heads are good in flower arrangements.

     

    Height: 100 - 150 cms
    Spread: 100 cms

  • Centaurea montana

     

    Another bee loving plant…the finely cut blue petals have a deep purple centre and will flower all summer long.  Tolerates most soil conditions in sun or partial shade.

     

    Height: 50cms
    Spread: 60cms

  • Centranthus ruber

     

    The perfumed pinkish red flowers of this old garden favourite look best grown en-masse or when allowed to self-seed in walls and paving. Plant in any well-drained soil in a sunny position, will even cope with a poor soil. Will flower from summer into late autumn.

     

    Height: 100 cms
    Spread: 50 cms

  • Cephalaria gigantea

     

    As it’s name suggest, this Scabious is a giant of a plant, but not over-powering.  The flower stems can reach up to 180 cms so it may need some support.  The creamy yellow flowers loved by bees and butterflies will flower all summer if kept dead headed.  Plant in a fertile well-drained soil in sun or part shade.

     

    Height: 180 cms
    Spread: 60 cms

  • Chelone obliqua

     

    This unusual plant is a wild flower native to the USA.  It gets it’s common name ‘Rose Turtlehead’ from the shape of the flowers. Blooming from mid summer onwards it’s tubular two lipped flowers are loved by bees and butterflies.  Prefers a moist humus rich soil in partial shade, will cope with an open sunny site if given a good mulch.

     

    Height: 60cms
    Spread: 50cms

  • Dianthus squarrosus

     

    On clumps of blue/grey leaves sit a mass of deeply fringed and highly perfumed white flowers.  This hardy little Russian Dianthus is found in the mountains of the Ukraine and Kazakhstan. Plant as a path edging or in rockeries or troughs.  Needs an open sunny site in free draining soil.

     

    Height: 10 cms
    Spread: 15 cms

  • Digitalis laevigata

     

    This hardy foxglove is unusual in that it is fairly drought tolerant. Soft caramel  coloured flowers from June to August. Plant in sun or part shade in a free draining soil.

     

    Height: 80 cms
    Spread: 45 cms

  • Digitalis lutea

     

    Delicate cream flowers on this hardy foxglove from the Mediterranean area. Prefers to be in part shade in a rich, moist but well-drained soil.  Will cope with drier situations if roots kept moist.  A charming, elegant plant for a woodland garden.

     

    Height: 60 cms
    Spread: 30 cms

  • Digitalis purpurea ‘Pam’s Choice’

     

    This elegant plant has clear white blooms with heavily spotted maroon throats. Blooming from late spring it prefers to be in light shade in a moist free draining soil.

     

     

    Height: 130 cms
    Spread: 50 cms

  • Digitalis purpurea ‘Sutton’s Apricot’

     

    One of the prettiest of the digitalis with its soft peachy pink blooms, would look good interplanted with purple alliums.  Flowering from late spring, this plant will grace any border.  Prefers dappled shade in a moist free draining soil.

    RHS Award of Garden Merit

     

    Height: 60 cms
    Spread: 60 cms

  • Echinops ritro 'Veitch's Blue'

     

    Deeply cut prickly leaves have metallic blue thistle like flowers rising on silver stems. Flowering in summer, the seed heads are good in flower arrangements. They do best in a poor well-drained soil in full sun.

    RHS Award of Garden Merit 

     

    Height: 100 cms
    Spread: 50 cms

  • Elsholtzia stauntonii

     

    Elsholtzia stauntonii is sub-shrub with a height and spread of up to two metres.  From August through to October it has spires of purple flowers that are loved by bees.  Commonly called the ‘Mint Shrub’, due to the minty scent of the leaves when crushed.  Plant in a sunny position in a fertile, well drained soil.  Can withstand temperatures down to -10’C but I would advise giving it some winter protection for the first year.  May be cut to the ground in late winter each year as the flowers form on the new growth.

     

    Named for Johann Sigismund Elsholtz  (1623 -1688) Prussian horticulturist and physician.

     

     

    Height: 200 cms
    Spread: 200 cms

  • Erigeron speciosus ‘Pink Jewel’

     

    This plant is commonly known as ‘Mexican Fleabane’, it’s a cottage garden favourite giving colour in the border throughout summer.  Soft pink daisy like flowers with gold centres are loved by butterflies.  Prefers to be planted in full sun in a well drained soil.

     

    Height: 50cms
    Spread: 50cms

  • Eryngium tripartitum

     

    Small metalic blue thistle heads on this many branched plant. Flowering in late summer it prefers a well drained dry soil in full sun. Good in dried flower arrangements or leave the seed heads on for winter interest  and for the birds.

     

    RHS Award of Garden Merit

     

     

    Height: 75cms
    Spread: 50cms

  • Gaillardia ‘Goblin’

     

    One of the longest flowering plants in the herbaceous border.  The blooms have deep red centres with sunshine yellow edges.   Grow in fertile well-drained soil in full sun.  Loved by butterflies. Drought tolerant .

     

    Height: 50 cms
    Spread: 50 cms

  • Gaillardia aristata ‘Amber Wheels’

     

    A beautiful showy plant with frilled golden yellow petals and soft brick red centres.  Plant in sun in a well drained soil, where it will flower freely all summer long.  Blanket flowers are a major wildflower of the prairies and meadows of the USA.  A good drought tolerant plant that is loved by bees and butterflies.

     

    Height: 75 cms
    Spread: 40 cms

  • Helenium autumnale

     

    One of the best flowers for late summer/autumn colour. The shades of gold, burnt orange and deep red glow in the clear autumn light. They like a sunny position in a free draining soil. Loved by a variety of insects, this easy to grow, hardy plant will reward you year after year.

     

     

    Height: 100cms
    Spread: 35cms

  • Helianthemum ‘Bunbury’

     

    Great for the front of the border or rockeries, it will flower from early summer through to September.  Shocking pink papery blooms with orange centres.  Likes full sun in ordinary to dry soil.  Good bee and butterfly plant.

     

    Height: 30 cms
    Spread: 80 cms

  • Helianthemum apenninum

     

    A pretty little Rock Rose covered in white papery blooms with yellow stamens.  Great for rockeries or gravel gardens as its natural habitat is open, dry rocky areas.  Plant in full sun, flowering from late spring onwards.

     

     

     

    Height: 35 cm
    Spread: 35 cm

  • Hesperis matronalis

     

    A favourite of Marie Antoinette, this sweet smelling biennial has lilac flowers on tall stems from spring into summer. Great nectar plant for attracting butterflies and moths. Likes moist, well- drained soil in sun or partial shade. Will self seed.

    Out of Stock

     

     

    Height: 90 cms
    Spread: 60 cms

  • Hesperis matronalis albiflora

     

    Although this Hesperis is relatively short lived it self seeds profusely, so you will always have this plant in the garden. Pure white flowers give off a wonderful scent in the evening which attracts moths and other insects. Plant in sun or part shade in moist well-drained soil. Flowering period late spring into summer.

    Out of Stock

     

    Height: 90 cms
    Spread: 60 cms

  • Jasione laevis ‘Blue Light’

     

    Although belonging to the Campanula family, it is also known as ‘Sheep’s Bit’ due to its resemblance to the scabious flower. Pretty blue flowers rise over a mound of green in summer. Likes full sun in a fertile, free draining soil.

     

     

    Height: 40 cms
    Spread: 30 cms

  • Jasione montana ‘White Delight’

     

    This little evergreen plant really is a delight.  Pure white fluffy flower heads over a dense cushion of leaves.  Must have a free draining soil in full sun, flowers from July through to September.

     

    Height: 15 cms
    Spread: 20 cms

  • Knautia macedonica ‘Red Knight’

    Out of stock

    Another relative of the scabious, Knautia will produces hundreds of flowers on many branched stems in one growing season.  Bright cherry red blooms provide nectar for hoverflies, bees and butterflies.  Needs a sunny position in moist well-drained soil.

     

    Height: 75 cms
    Spread: 60 cms

  • Kniphofia hirsuta ‘Fire Dance’

     

    Tall spires of intense reds and orange flowers on slender stems rise from sword like leaves.  Grows best in full sun in a moist free draining soil. Flowers in late spring.

     

    Height: 120cms
    Spread: 100cms

  • Liatris scariosa ‘Gracious’

     

    An unusual Liatris, not often seen in our gardens.  Pure white fluffy blooms work their way up sturdy flower stems from August through to late autumn.  In winter the seed heads also giive interest to the border as well as provide food for the birds.  Being a prairie plant it must have free draining soil as it dislikes its roots wet.  A drought tolerant plant and bees love it too!!

     

    Height: 75 cms
    Spread: 45 cms

  • Liatris spicata

     

    Also known as ‘prarie gay feather’, this native wildflower of the Eastern USA is a great addition to the herbaceous border. It’s deep lavender pink blooms rise on thick stems over grass like foliage from mid summer. A hardy perennial that likes full sun and free draining soil. Would look good amongst grasses for a prairie effect. Loved by bees and butterflies.

     

     

    Height: 60 cms
    Spread: 30 cms

  • Lilium formosanum var. pricei

     

    These beautiful full size white trumpet flowers with purple streaks are on dwarf stems which makes it ideal to plant at the front of the border so that you can enjoy the exquisite scent. Seen in early Christian art there is also an old legend that the first lily “sprang from the tears of Eve as she went from Eden.” There will be no tears at this Eden as she goes as we want you all to enjoy this wonderful plant. Prefers to be in full sun in free draining soil, flowering in late summer.

     

     

    Height: 45 cms
    Spread: 30 cms

  • Linaria purpurea ‘Canon Went’

     

    This delicate looking plant belies its hardy nature.  Spires of pretty pink/mauve flowers rise over soft grey/green leaves.  They do best in a well drained soil in full sun, once established they are fairly drought tolerant.  Blooming from July onwards, keep removing the spent flower heads to stimulate new blooms.

     

    Height: 60 cms
    Spread: 30 cms

  • Lobelia siphilitica ‘Alba’

     

    An unusual form of the Cardinal flower, with spires of pure white, two-lipped blooms.  Likes a moisture retentive soil, so is ideal for the edge of a pond or bog garden.  Blooming from late summer, plant in full sun or partial shade.

     

    Height: 70 cms
    Spread: 40 cms

  • Lupin ‘Chandelier’ – ‘Kronleuchter’

     

    Beautiful primrose yellow spires on this award winning lupin. Hardy down to -15 C it will flower all summer, cut back spent flower spikes to promote new blooms. Prefers a moist, free draining soil in sun or part shade.

     

    RHS Award of Garden Merit

     

    Height: 100 - 120 cms
    Spread: 75 cms

  • Lupin ‘My Castle’ -‘Mein Schloss’

     

    This one really is a show stopper, with spires of scarlet/red blooms.  Plant several together to make a statement or mix in with other plants for that cottage garden look.

    RHS Award of Garden Merit

     

    Height: 100 cms
    Spread: 70 cms

  • Lupin ‘Noble Maiden’ – ‘Fraülein’

     

    Beautiful soft cream buds, opening to pure white on this stunning plant.  A strong focal point in the herbaceous border.

    RHS Award of Garden Merit

     

     

    Height: 100 cms
    Spread: 70 cms

  • Lupin ‘The Chatelaine’ – ‘Schlobfrau’
    Spires of bi-coloured shocking pink and white flowers on this, one of the prettiest in the series.  Cut down flower spikes once finished to encourage repeat blooming.
    RHS Award of Garden Merit
    Height: 100 cms
    Spread: 70 cms

  • Lupin ‘The Governor’ – ‘Kastellan’

     

    Another bi-coloured lupin in the series.  Purple/Blue and white blooms on spires opening from the bottom upwards.  As with all lupins they are attractive to bees and other beneficial insects.

    RHS Award of Garden Merit

     

    Height: 100 cms
    Spread: 70 cms

  • Lupin ‘The Pages’ – ‘Edelknaben’

     

    Burgundy red blooms on tall stems over deeply cut palmate leaves.  Plant in full sun in a moist free draining soil, may need staking.

     

    RHS Award of Garden Merit

     

    Height: 100cms
    Spread: 75cms

  • Lysimachia atropurpurea ‘Beaujolais’

     

    A new ‘star’ in the garden, this one became popular after it was used in several show gardens at the 2014 Chelsea Flower Show.  Deep maroon flower spikes rise over subdued green foliage.  Blooming from May through to late summer if planted in an evenly moist soil.  Will do better if protected from the hot afternoon sun.

     

    Height: 50 cms
    Spread: 40 cms

  • Matthiola incana ‘Pillow Talk’

     

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    Although only a short lived perennial, we think it is worth growing this Brompton Stock, if only for its wonderful scent.  Flowering in spring, the pure white flowers and heady perfume will attract bees and butterflies.  Plant in full sun, in a free draining soil and enjoy this cottage garden favourite which has been around for centuries.

     

    Height: 50 cms
    Spread: 30 cms

  • Monarda didyma ‘Blaustrumpf’

     

    This plant is a must for anyone wanting to attract bees and butterflies into the garden as it is rich in nectar.  A relative of bergamot, both the flowers and leaves are aromatic.  A great name for this showy Monarda with its purple flowers.  Likes a rich soil in full sun or light shade.

     

     

     

    Height: 90 cms
    Spread: 65 cms

  • Monarda didyma ‘Cambridge Scarlet’

     

    Clump forming perennial with bright red flowers over aromatic foliage. The common name of bee balm is in reference to its past use as a balm for bee stings.  It looks very impressive grown in a group.  Grow in full sun or light shade in a fertile, well drained soil.

     

    RHS Award of Garden Merit

     

    Height: 100 cms
    Spread: 60 cms

  • Monarda fistulosa

     

    A wild Bergamot with small pink/purple flowers.  It can cope with a drier soil than other Monarda’s in sun or part shade.  Good plant for the herb or wild garden and herbaceous border.

     

    Height: 120 cms
    Spread: 100 cms

  • Penstemon digitalis ‘Husker Red’

     

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    A reliably hardy Penstemon that will cope with the coldest of winters. Claret red leaves appear in spring, turning green through summer and then deep maroon in autumn.  In summer the delicate pinky white flowers on slender stems are a magnet for butterflies.  Prefers a well drained soil in full sun.

     

    Perennial Plant of the Year 1996.

     

     

     

    Height: 90cms
    Spread: 40cms

  • Penstemon virgatus ‘Blue Buckle’

     

    Smaller and more compact than some penstemons, this long flowering plant has large blooms of indigo blue.  Prefers a light well-drained soil in sun or part shade.  Flowers from July onwards and is drought tolerant and winter hardy.

     

    Height: 40 cms
    Spread: 30 cms

  • Polemonium caeruleum ‘Blue Pearl’

     

    A cottage garden favourite, polemonium was used by the Greeks in medicine.  It’s  ferny foliage  makes a dense clump from which rise tall stems of sky blue flowers with yellow stamens.  Prefers a fertile moist soil in partial shade.  Does not do well in full sun.

     

    Height: 75 cms
    Spread: 35 cms

  • Polemonium yezoense ‘Purple Rain’

     

    Introduced in 2006 from seed collected from mountains on a Japanese island, this recent addition to the polemonium family is one of the darkest forms available.  Deep lavender blue flowers rise on dark stems above mounds of deeply cut purple foliage. Likes a rich moist soil in part shade.

     

    Height: 50 cms
    Spread: 45 cms

  • Salvia bulleyana

     

    An unusual combination of creamy yellow flowers with a deep purple lip.  Summer through to autumn flowering.

     

    Height: 60 cms
    Spread: 40 cms

  • Salvia forsskaolii

     

    This salvia makes a large basal mound of hairy leaves that are a soft green in spring, turning dark green in summer. The flower spikes are lavender blue with white streaks and yellow markings. Prefers to be in part shade in any moist well-drained soil. Named for the Finnish explorer and naturalist Peter Forsskål.

     

     

    Height: 60 cms
    Spread: 60 cms

  • Salvia guaranitica ‘Black and Blue’

     

    This tall salvia has soft green heart shaped leaves  with spikes of dark blue flowers, each set in a black calyx.  Flowers from mid summer through to autumn, may need winter protection.

     

    Height: 150 cms
    Spread: 100 cms

  • Salvia microphylla ‘Hot Lips’

     

    A great favourite last year and no wonder!  Loads of white and red lipped flowers all summer, they were still in bloom at the end of November!  Prune back hard  in spring.

     

    Height: 120 cms
    Spread: 100 cms

  • Salvia numerosa 'East Friesland'

     

    Another  great ornamental sage for the border,  Purple/pink flower spikes in early summer, a compact plant good for front of border.

     

    Height: 40 cms
    Spread: 50 cms

  • Salvia roemeriana

     

    This compact Salvia has heart shaped leaves and purple stems bearing scarlet red flowers from late spring.  It is native to Mexico and Texas, where it is found growing in woodland borders.  A drought tolerant plant when planted in a sheltered free draining soil in light shade.

     

    Height: 30cms
    Spread: 20cms

  • Salvia sclarea ‘Vatican White’

     

    Grown for centuries, Clary Sage has been used in perfumes, for flavouring drinks and for medicinal purposes.  It is an easy plant to grow, coping with even the poorest of soils.  Although a biennial it will self seed, pure white flowers over grey/green leaves from May to September.

     

     

    Height: 100 cms
    Spread: 30 cms

  • Salvia superba ‘Rose Queen’

     

    Tall spires of soft rose coloured blooms over aromatic foliage.  They prefer to be in full sun where they will flower all summer.

     

    Height: 40 cms
    Spread: 45 cms

  • Salvia uliginosa

     

    The common name of this plant is ‘Bog Sage’, it’s Latin name refers to ‘of the swamp’.  However, we have one that is in a hot dry part of the garden and it flowered profusely all summer long.  Its clear blue flowers were a magnet for bees and other beneficial insects.  It was one of our favourite plants of 2015.

     

    RHS Award of Garden Merit

     

    Height: 150
    Spread: 150

  • Sedum ‘Ringmore Ruby’

     

    Rosy pink flowers are set off by the intense purple black leaves on this hardy Sedum. Blooming well into late autumn, the seed heads turn a dark chocolate giving added interest for the winter. Prefers full sun in average soil, too rich a soil will make the plant floppy.

     

    Height: 40 cms
    Spread: 60 cms

  • Sedum matrona

     

    Sturdy stems end in clusters of soft pink flowers from late summer into autumn. The soft green succulent leaves also have a pink tinge to them.  Adored by butterflies, leave the seed heads on for winter interest and food for birds. Prefers full sun in average soil.

     

    Height: 60 cms
    Spread: 30 cms

  • Sidalcea malviflora ‘Rosaly’

     

    A relative of the Hollyhock, although more compact.  Soft pink open flowers are carried on sturdy stems throughout the summer.  Plant in dappled shade as the plant needs protection from the hot afternoon sun.

     

    Height: 150cms
    Spread: 60 cms

  • Stachys officinalis

     

    Commonly known as Betony, this hardy plant has stems of lavender/pink flowers over a base of deep green crinkly leaves.  Best grown in a well drained soil in a sunny position with some afternoon shade, flowers from June until September.  This medicinal herb has been used for centuries in the treatment of many ailments, it was also thought to ward off evil spirits.

     

    Height: 50 cms
    Spread: 40 cms

  • Stokesia laevis

     

    Intense lavender cornflower like blooms on this hardy perennial.  This is an easy plant to grow in full sun or part shade in moist well-drained soil.  Flowering most of the summer if regularly deadheaded.  One of the prettiest flowers around.

     

    Height: 50 cms
    Spread: 50 cms

  • Teucrium hyrcanicum ‘Purple Tails’

     

    This long flowering and hardy perennial has graceful spikes of rich purple flowers from mid summer through to October. Likes neutral to alkaline soil in full sun or partial shade.

     

    Height: 60 cms
    Spread: 40 cms

  • Thermopsis montana

     

    Tall spires of canary yellow flowers similar to a lupin followed by velvety brown seed pods. These easy, summer flowering plants like a moist but well-drained soil in full sun. Native to the west coast of America, they can be found in mountain valleys and wild flower meadows. A great plant for bees.

     

    Height: 100 cms
    Spread: 60 cms

  • Trifolium rubens ‘Red Feathers’

     

    This unusual ornamental clover is a great addition to the perennial border. The silver cone shape buds open to reveal deep pink flowers that are a magnet for bees and butterflies. Likes full sun in moist well-drained soil and will flower all summer.

     

     

    Height: 40 cms
    Spread: 50+ cms

  • Verbena bonariensis

     

    One of the best plants in the garden for butterflies.  Plant anywhere in the border for a hazy colour of purple all summer long. Likes full sun and well-drained soil. Cut back the stems once they have gone to seed unless you want lots and lots of little verbena!

     

    Height: 100 - 200 cms
    Spread: 100 cms

  • Verbena hastata. ‘Pink Spires’

     

    An upright plant with spikes of soft pink flowers opening gradually from the base upwards. Plant in full sun in a moist free draining soil. A lovely plant for the mid border flowering from early summer through to September. Although fairly hardy it would benefit from a dry winter mulch.

     

     

    Height: 100 cms
    Spread: 30 cms

  • Verbena rigida

    A much smaller plant than its cousin, V. bonariensis but still as pretty and attractive to the bees and butterflies.  Copes with hot summers in a well drained soil.  Good in containers or in the front of a border.

     

    RHS Award of Garden Merit

     

    Height: 45 cms
    Spread: 30 cms

  • Veronica longifolia ‘Blue Shades’

     

    An upright  bushy plant that has tall spires of tiny purple blue flowers.   This plant will give you continuous blooms from mid summer until the first frosts.  Plant in full sun in moist well-drained soil.  An excellent plant for bees and butterflies and also a good cut flower.

     

    Height: 90 cms
    Spread: 30 cms