Moisture retentive soil
Well drained soil
The foliage on this plant is much more divided than on other Alchemilla forms, with deep serrations, whilst the flowers are more yellow than green, contrasting well with the mid-green leaves.
A very tall elegant plant for the middle to the back of the border, flowering in early summer. Always a popular plant at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. Available for Mail Order from April - July
Clusters of white bell-like flowers which fade to pink, are held on red stems above large rounded hairy leaves in spring. Available for Mail Order from February - July
This is a mound-forming perennial with silvery-green lance-shaped leaves which create the perfect backdrop for its striking pink cornflower flowers each with a dark pink centre. C.m 'Joyce' spreads ..
Despite its compact size Clematis 'Ninon' punches high above its weight, producing large, elegant white flowers with dark red stamens from early summer through to autumn.
In spring lilac blue, two-lipped tubular flowers stand in clusters above the fern-like, purple foliage. Available for Mail Order from February - April
A wonderful reliable old variety that creates large swathes of greenery under trees and shrubs giving year round interest in the garden. The dainty soft yellow flowers appear in mid spring over bronze
This variety of Erysimum blooms during late winter and spring. The pale purple flowers are highly scented. Available for Mail Order from February - June
This ankle-high 'bloody cranesbill' forms a carpet of finely cut dark green leaves studded with delicate upward-looking pale pink flowers with darker pink veins.
'Bell Bank' bears nodding, thimble-shaped coral pink flowers that gently unfold and straighten to reveal frilly semi double flowerheads, which dance above mid-green basal foliage. This dainty but ...
Ruffled, nodding flowerheads with pale pink notched petals, darker pink veins and red bracts are carried above a rosette of creased green foliage. The colour combination of this late spring flowering
H.'Obsidian's glossy, lobed leaves are deep purple, almost black. It has a clump-forming habit, creating a low mound of foliage. Sprays of small cream flowers appear during summer.