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.
Exceptionally floriferous late summer flowering hardy perennial; lavender blue daisy-like flowers in late summer. Grow in full sun and in moist but well drained soil. Fully hardy.. Approximate height: 70cm
Shade tolerant and happy in moister soils, Astilbe 'Younique Silver Pink' develops a very pretty clump of finely cut, almost fern-like foliage. In summer flowering stems will be covered of clouds of soft silvery pink flowers - much enjoyed by bees. Will also grow well in pots. Fully hardy. Height: about 60cm
Vigorous clump forming perennial suitable for moister soils in either full sun or partial shade. Attractive red-brown leaves, and large, delicate, plumes of tiny pink flowers in mid-summer. Fully hardy. H:80cm.