Hardy herbaceous perennial, native to Siberia. Purplish-green stem. First year plants have basal divided leaves. Second or third year plants have a sturdy, hollow one-inch diameter stalk to 2m height with greenish-white flowers on umbels up to 12 inches in diameter in summer. Will thrive in rich moist soil in sun or partial shade. Fully hardy
Floriferous, hardy perennial for front-mid of the border. Lovely soft, buttery yellow daisy-like flowers throughout the summer. Cut back after flowering for a second flush of flowers and to keep the plant tidy. Very much prefers full sun and reasonably well drained soils. H:50cm.
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 very compact from of columbine, bearing delightful soft pink flowers above fern-like foliage from srping and into early summer. Ideal for rockeries or for a small pot, fully hardy and happy in full sun or dappled shade in moist but well drained soils. Fully hardy. Final height will be no more than about 10cm
Lovely spring flowering hardy perennial, perfect for dappled shade or full sn in moist but well drained soils. Pink, nodding flowers in spring and early summer. Responds well to being cut for flowers which will stimulate futher flowering shoots. Fully hardy. H: up to 70cm when established.
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.