Rubus spectabilis ‘Olympic double’
Rubus spectabilis ‘Olympic double’
Rubus spectabilis 'Olympic double' is a deciduous shrub, fully hardy and not fussy about it's soil, bogs are best avoided! It almost looks like a rose when it flowers, but this tough chap has no problems with black spot or greenfly, in fact if visitors to your garden sweep swiftly past it they may well think it's the healthiest rose they've ever seen! It does have a suckering habit so don't plant it in somewhere that you don't want it to fill a space because it will spread, if you want to keep it smaller you can prune it's mature, thorny stems back each year after flowering. Plants are supplied in a 1.5ltr pot.
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Salvia guaranitica ‘Black and blue’
Salvia guaranitica ‘Black and blue’
A stunning Salvia that is very popular with the bees! It has slightly crinkled fresh green leaves with strong blue flowers backed by black calyces, it needs a sheltered site or coastal location as it is only hardy to -5c, although in the perfect spot it can get to 2mts in height it never gets close to that here, flowering at about 70 - 80cms. Plants are supplied in a 9cm pot, and will be cut back for dispatch.
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Salvia x Jamensis ” Natchvlinder”
Salvia x Jamensis ” Natchvlinder”
Not the hardiest plant on our website but given a sheltered well drained site or grown in a pot and moved to shelter for the winter well worth growing.It's small mid green leaves have an amazing scent of blackcurrants so it's great for growing near to a path where it can be brushed by passers by. The flowers are edible but really look too good to eat! with their deep maroon/purple petals they are popular with the bees. Plants are supplied in a 9cm pot.
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Sambucus nigra ‘Black beauty’
Sambucus nigra ‘Black beauty’
Best sited in full sun to get the best dark foliage from this reliable sturdy shrub, the dark burgundy almost black leaves make an excellent background for the pink and white flowers that open from dark red buds in May. Dark purple berries follow that are edible ( we use our to make wine!) but if you're not ready to harvest them for your own use the birds will gladly help you out as they love them. Although it will grow to 3mts in height it can be kept to about 1.2mts if you prune it back to about 60cms each winter , keeping it's shape more compact. Plants are supplied in a 1.5ltr pot and may be pruned back for dispatch.
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Sanguisorba minor ‘Little angel’
Sanguisorba minor ‘Little angel’
Dark red pom pom flowers held on strong stems over a mat of variegated foliage, good ground cover and if you feel tempted also edible! Happy in damp conditions. Plants supplied in a 1.5ltr pot.
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Sarracenia ‘ Jedi’
Sarracenia ‘ Jedi’
Sarracenia 'Jedi' has dark red pitchers that curve smoothly at the top to give it a neat tidy shape . As with all Sarracenias it likes a wet , acid, low nutrient medium to grow in. Full sun will be the perfect place for this chap , too much shade would make him weak and leggy. No need to feed him he'll catch all his own grub, if you keep him on a windowsill he'll keep your kitchen fly free! Plants are supplied in a 1ltr pot and will be cut back during the winter.
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Sarracenia ‘Tara’
Sarracenia ‘Tara’
Sarracenia x 'Tara' has a cheeky smile! and a strong red colour to it's leaves. As with all sarracenias keep it wet and in full sun in an acid , low nutrient medium. Plants are supplied in a 1ltr pot and will be cut back during the winter.
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Sarracenia ‘Wrigleyana’
Sarracenia ‘Wrigleyana’
Sarracenia ‘Wrigleyana’ is a cross between Leucophylla and Psittacina. It’s pitchers curl over at the top, light shines through the white windows tempting flies into what appears to them to be an opening, only unfortunately for them it is a rapid fall to the pitchers depths!  Supplied in a 1ltr pot.
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Sarracenia Flava
Sarracenia Flava
Yellow pitchers growing here to 70cms, with yellow flowers, keep it wet with soft water or rain water.Supplied in a 1ltr pot.
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Sarracenia Leucophylla
Sarracenia Leucophylla
Red veined white pitchers appear after the large red flowers in May, catches more flies than any other species, great for keeping the flies down in your kitchen! Water with soft or rain water. Supplied in a 1ltr pot.
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Sarracenia Purpurea
Sarracenia Purpurea
The hardiest Sarracenia, growing along the east coast of North America and into Canada, it keeps it’s pitchers in winter, with a new crop joining them in the spring. This plant even eats slugs! Small ones, but a large slug will eat it so it works both ways, but at least the plants are fighting back. Supplied in a 1ltr pot.
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Sarracenia Purpurea 30 seeds
Sarracenia Purpurea 30 seeds
Pure Sarracenia Purpurea seed from a dark red form, surface sow and cover with a layer of perlite. Although you can sow at anytime of year if you sow in the summer more seed will germinate after the cold of winter. Each packet contains 30 seeds
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Sarracenia Purpurea crosses  30 seed
Sarracenia Purpurea crosses 30 seed
These seeds are collected from Sarracenia purpurea that has been open pollinated and will be purpurea crosses although of course some pure purpureas will have snuck in there! they may have crossed with Leucophylla, Flava, psittacina, Oreophila, Alata or hybrids all will have the very hardy nature of their one sure parent. Each packet contains a minimum of 30 seeds.
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Sarracenia seeds, mixed species and hybrids, 30 seeds.
Sarracenia seeds, mixed species and hybrids, 30 seeds.
A selection of seed from our Sarracenias, Flava, Leucophylla, Purpurea and crosses. This packet contains a minimum of 30 seed, and can be sown in the Autumn to germinate after a winter chill period, but I find I get good germination when I plant in June and leave seed undisturbed till the following late Spring/Summer. Sow on the surface of peat or peat/perlite mix and cover with a layer of perlite, stand the seed pot in a tray of shallow rain water, in a sunny place, an unheated greenhouse is fine.
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Sarracenia x ‘Mieke’
Sarracenia x ‘Mieke’
Sarracenia x Mieke is a cheeky looking plant , it almost smiles at you! as with all sarracenias it likes wet conditions in low nutrient medium. If you are in a hard water area you need to use rain water. If you keep it in the house or conservatory it will happily gobble up house flies all summer long, then it is best to put it out for a winter chill in an unheated greenhouse or shed and bring it back inside in February so that you can enjoy the beautiful flowers that come up before the pitchers. No need to feed these plants they get all the food they need from the insects they eat. Plants are supplied in a 1ltr pot
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Sauromatum ( Typhonium) venosum
Sauromatum ( Typhonium) venosum
Sauromatum venosum / Typhonium venosum produces an amazing flower in early spring before the leaves emerge, the interior of the spath looks like cream velvet spotted with dark maroon, it looks fab but smells bad! luckily it only lasts for a couple of days. The main attraction with this plant is really the incredibly snakeskin marked stems that hold a semicircle of bold green leaves. It likes to be well drained and in a shady spot out of cold winds, it's great for giving your garden a tropical feel! Plants are supplied in a 9cm pot.
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Schizostylus coccinea ‘major’
Schizostylus coccinea ‘major’
Schizostylis coccinea 'Major' brings a burst of colour late in the season when everything else is thinking of of going to bed for the Winter! It is happy in average growing conditions but doesn't like to dry out too much in the Summer, but neither does it like too much wet in the Winter, this makes it sound as if it's fussy but it's really a very easy plant that grows well here in Wales even with our somewhat soggy Winters. It will form a good sized clump eventually at least 60cms or more wide that can be divided preferably in Spring , although I have divided Schizostylis all through the seasons and it's never let me down. Plants are supplied in a 9cm pot.
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Senecio Polyodon
Senecio Polyodon
Senecio polyodon has proved to be a great survivor in our damp conditions , these plants are grown from seed collected here at the nursery and without the use of pesticides in peat free compost. It has a basal rosette of semi evergreen leaves and strong stems that hold daisy like flowers in mauve/pink, although it's main flowering period is late spring it will continue to bloom up until September if cut back, great for pollinators, easy to divide. Plants are supplied in a 9cm pot.
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Sinopodophyllum Hexandrum( syn Podophyllum Hexandrum)
Sinopodophyllum Hexandrum( syn Podophyllum Hexandrum)
Mottled leaves appear like small umbrellas in Spring , pink flowers are held under the large leaves before the red plum like seed pods in Autumn. The mottling on the leaves will fade by mid summer. Plants are supplied in a 1.5ltr pot.
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Soldanella montana
Soldanella montana
Soldanella montana is an amazing little shade lover it's delicate mauve flowers are held on strong stems above shiny circular leaves that still look tidy  well after the flowers have come and gone forming attractive green domes. Damp conditions suit it best but too much winter wet will upset it so plant it somewhere with suitable drainage. Plants are supplied in a 9cm pot
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Thalictrum Rochebrunianum
Thalictrum Rochebrunianum
Thalictrum rochebrunianum has strong, dark purple stems that that hold delicate mauve flowers with cream stamens high over it's sage green Aquilegia like foliage. The stems are strong and no staking is required, the flowers almost appear to float especially in the shade where the dark stems seem to disappear as the get thinner near the blooms .Thalictrum rochebrunianum is happy in shade but will grow in sun as long as it doesn't dry out. Plants are supplied in a 1.5cm pot, and will be cut back for dispatch from May .
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Tiarella ‘Pink sky rocket’
Tiarella ‘Pink sky rocket’
One of the longest flowering perennials we grow! Tiarella 'Pink Sky Rocket' just keeps on blooming. It keeps it's foliage over winter so it won't get lost in the border and is popular with pollinators. Awarded the RHS award of garden merit. Plants are supplied in a 1ltr pot.
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Trachelospurmum Jasminoides Wilsonii
Trachelospurmum Jasminoides Wilsonii
Trachelospurmum jasminoides Wilsonii's evergreen leaves turn from green flushed maroon to bright red in the winter. A twining climber, it is best planted in a sheltered site in full sun, or near a path where it's scented, white, star jasmine flowers can really be appreciated especially in the evenings when their scent is strongest. Plants are supplied in a 2ltr pot.
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Tricyrtis formosana ‘ Dark beauty’
Tricyrtis formosana ‘ Dark beauty’
Tricyrtis formosana 'Dark beauty' has almost black buds that open in September to reveal exquisite white maroon spotted flowers. Held on strong stems that don't need staking that are clothed in spotted leaves. It is best to plant with a little shelter, but formosana is probobly the easiest form to grow.Plants are supplied bare root in Winter and early spring and in 1.5ltr pots from May till December.
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Trollius ‘ Cheddar’
Trollius ‘ Cheddar’
Trollius 'Cheddar' is a plant that hates to dry out, happy in full sun or semi shade it looks great at a pond edge, where it's semi double cream flowers are held on strong upright stems above divided mid green leaves. It is pest and disease proof , and very popular with insects. Plants are supplied in a 1.5ltr pot.
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Trollius Chinensis ‘Golden Queen’
Trollius Chinensis ‘Golden Queen’
Trollius chinensis 'Golden Queen' is happy in most places in the garden as long as it's not too dry, it's very hardy and will reward you with it's stunning gold/orange flowers held on sturdy stems in early summer. Plants are supplied bare root until April. May onwards in a 1.5ltr pot, and will be cut back for dispatch.
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Tulbaghia ‘Purple eye’
Tulbaghia ‘Purple eye’
This  new perennial likes well drained conditions in winter but not too dry in the summer, it's delicate palest pink almost white flowers with a dark purple eye are held on strong stems over glaucous grey green strap like foliage. Pairs up well with Agapanthus looking great and liking similar conditions. Perfect for a container. Plants are supplied in a 1.5 litre pot.
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Tulbaghia violacea
Tulbaghia violacea
Tulbaghia violacea likes a sunny well drained site , it is also happy in a container. It's mauve / pink flowers are held on strong stems over strappy , sage green foliage. Plants supplied in a 9cm pot.
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Tulbaghia violacea  25 seeds
Tulbaghia violacea 25 seeds
Tulbaghia violacea likes a sunny well drained site and is well suited to container cultivation. It's mauve / pink blooms are held on strong stems over sage green strappy foliage. Germinate seeds in warmth, above 15c, in Spring or summer. Each packet contains 25 seeds.
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Tulbaghia violacea “Silver lace”
Tulbaghia violacea “Silver lace”
Tulbaghia violacea "Silver lace" likes a sunny, well drained site it's pretty mauve/ pink flowers are held on strong stems over it's variegated leaves .Looks great partnered up with Agapanthus as it flowers at about the same time, although some Agapanthus will have come and gone whilst Tulbaghia violacea Silver lace will still be going strong!  
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Verbascum “Pink petticoats” PBR
Verbascum “Pink petticoats” PBR
Strong stems hold ruffled peachy flowers over soft, silvery green, felty leaves. We've been very impressed with the flowering time of "Pink petticoats" it really has been in bloom from May until October really only stopped by the first frost. Choose a well drained sunny spot for this long flowering impressive plant. Plants are supplied in a 3ltr pot.
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Verbascum phoeniceum ‘Violetta’
Verbascum phoeniceum ‘Violetta’
A verbascum that copes well with our damp Welsh conditions, tall airy spires of deep violet blooms over a rosette of dark green leaves. Plants are supplied in a 9cm pot.
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Verbena hastata ‘Rosea’
Verbena hastata ‘Rosea’
Verbena hastata Rosea likes a sunny spot, where it can show off it's many pink spires. Great for the back of a border where it will flower all summer and into autumn, it makes a good cut flower and is popular with pollinators. Plants are supplied in a 9cm pot.
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Verbena officinalis var. Grandiflora ‘Bampton’
Verbena officinalis var. Grandiflora ‘Bampton’
The airy open habit of Verbena officinalis var. grandiflora 'Bampton' makes it an excellent plant for filling a gap in the border , also perfect for a pot on the patio, but the most eye catching feature of this plant are the dark purple green leaves in contrast to the purple/pink flowers. Plenty of sun in a well drained site will give you the best colour and healthiest plant. Plants are supplied in a 1.5ltr pot.
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Veronica ‘Ulster Blue Dwarf’
Veronica ‘Ulster Blue Dwarf’
A robust, dwarf veronica which produces masses of bright blue flower spikes over fresh green foliage. Looks exceptionally impressive in a container as it can get wider than it is tall , dead head through the season to prolong flowering. Plants are supplied in a 9cm pot.
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Veronica longifolia ‘ Marietta’
Veronica longifolia ‘ Marietta’
Veronica longifolia 'Marietta' has deep blue flower spikes that are edged in white anthers as the flowers age, easily grown in sun or semi shade.mildew resistant in fact disease and pest free. No need to stake this one as it's strong stems are self supporting holding flowers over a long period from June well into September. Bee friendly. Plants are supplied in a 9cm pot.
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Veronica longifolia Charlotte
Veronica longifolia Charlotte
Tall white spires over variegated foliage, self supporting and clump forming, Veronica longifolia Charlotte shows good mildew resistance, popular with pollinating insects and makes a good cut flower. Plants are supplied in a minimum 9cm pot, and are now in full growth and will be cut back for dispatch.
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Veronicastrum Virginicum ‘Fascination’
Veronicastrum Virginicum ‘Fascination’
Veronicastrum Virginicum 'Fascination' is a majestic TALL! plant thats looks impressive at the back of a border or mixed into a prairie planting scheme. It has stiff stems that in all but the most exposed sites don't need staking, it can be Chelsea chopped in May to give a shorter slightly later flowering plant, lilac flowers appear in July and are a welcome source of nectar for bees and butterflies. Native to North America, Veronicastrum Virginicum is a tough plant happy in most soils that don't dry out, if you've got enough to spare it also makes an excellent cut flower! Plants are supplied in a 1.5ltr pot( and will be cut back during the growing season)
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Vinca minor Temptation
Vinca minor Temptation
Vincas make great ground cover especially in tricky places, under shrubs or in shady corners, Vinca minor Temptation has the added advantage of double lavender flowers. It has glossy ovate leaves and flowers over a long period. Plants are supplied in a minimum 1.5ltr pot.
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Zantedeschia aethiopica “Glencoe”
Zantedeschia aethiopica “Glencoe”
Zantedeschia aethiopica "Glencoe" is an especially robust and floriferous variety, found to be hardier than "Crowbrough". It likes moist conditions in full sun where it will form a good sized clump holding it's white spathes 30cms above it's foliage, makes a good cut flower. Plants are supplied in a 9cm pot
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