A fully hardy herbaceous perennial which will thrive in dappled shade and soil rich in organic matter - typical of woodland marginal plants. 'Kristall' will bear beautiful, pure white flowers with long spurs on tall stems in early summer. Cutting back can often a encourage second flush of flowers later in the season. Will set seed readily and hybridise with neighbouring plants; good for bees. H:about 30cm
A rare little columbine native to the US. This little herbaceous perennial has lobed green foliage. with attractive nodding flowers which are found on the plant in spring. The flower sepals are red, 10 to 15 mm long and spreading and the underlying blades are yellow.. The spurs are red. H:40cm. It prefers well drained soil. Hardy.
Rhizomatous herbaceous perennial found in moist shaded woodland. Grow in humus rich moisture retentive soil. White tubed purple striped spathes occur in early spring appearing underneath little arrow-head shaped leaves. the spathes have an elongated tip which forms the 'mouse tail'. Hardy. H: 10cm.
Wonderful culinary herb with a unique lemon-aniseed flavour - excellent with chicken and fish as well. Half hardy and doing best in full sun and reasonably well drained soils. Overwinters happily in pots in a cold glasshouse. H:45cm-1m.
Sun-loving hardy perennial, valued for its silvery-green foliage and ability to thrive in hot, well drained conditions. Lance-shaped, usually coarsely toothed leaves, vividly white when young. Small, yellowish flowerheads are insignificant. Cut back from time to encourage fresh growth. H: 60cm
Formerly known as Aster divaricatus. Hardy rhizomatous perennial from eastern USA. Noted for dark purple stems and clusters of white/yellow flowers in late summer. Fully hardy. Happy in any decent soil in full sun ot partial shade. H:60cm
Hardy clump forming perennial flowering throughout late summer. Prouduce the most delicate and airy display of violet blue daisy flowers. Very attractive autumn aster. Happiest in full sun and moist but well drained soil. Very robust and fully hardy. H:120cm.