Charming, versatile and vibrant with a great variety of colours and shades. Superb planted in bedding displays, mixed borders, patio containers and rock gardens.Phlox drummondii is an annual phlox that is native to grasslands and open woods in central and eastern Texas. It has escaped gardens and naturalized along roads, fields and waste areas in m..
Ninebark is a hardy deciduous shrub with long-lasting flowers and fruits and exfoliating bark. This native of the eastern United States suckers and has an irregular habit and informal look but tough constitution. In the wild it exists along the fields and forest margins of uplands and lowlands.The small lobed leaves of ninebark are typically dark g..
Small-flowered pansy is an annual plant. Grows up to 20 - 35 cm. Small yellow flowers bloom from July to September. Overhanging shape. March sown seedling cartons germinate in 2-3 weeks. Keep away from spring frosts.Suitable for decorative gardens, flower pots, balcony boxes.Full sun and sharply drained, moderately fertile soil with a neutral pH is..
Sambucus melanocarpa is a deciduous Shrub growing to 4 m (13ft 1in). It is hardy to zone 6. It is in flower from Jun to July, and the seeds ripen from Aug to September. The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs) and are pollinated by Insects.The plant prefers light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils and can grow in..
Small, pretty white blossoms in spring, orangey fall color and dark purplish-black berries make black chokeberry a great shrub for naturalistic massed plantings. An upright deciduous shrub that suckers to form a thicket of twigs and leaves, it is native to the moist soils of the eastern United States and a thin sliver of southeastern Canada. Indivi..
Easy to grow, long flowering border plant. Great for cutting.These free-flowering, large chocolate brown and warm orange bicolour blooms are hard to miss.Blooming from July to October. The flowers are superb for cutting and attract many pollinators, such as bees and butterflies.Grow Rudbeckia hirta in full sun and well-drained soil with average fer..
One of the most interesting varieties of rudbeckia with fascinating yellow flowers and a charming green center. Easy to grow plant, growing up to 60-90 cm. It likes sunny, open places, it does not dry out in summer. Flowers from July to October.At the end of autumn, trim to about 15-20 cm above the ground. Perfect for high beds and cut flowers.Grow..
Rich golden blooms are highlighted by prominent green central cones. Beautiful in borders and as cut flowers. Usually grown as an annual.Native to much of North America. It is a warm season wildflower that can be found growing in old-fields, thickets, rocky prairies, meadows and roadsides. Wonderfully easy to grow and long-blooming.The rich green l..
Bloodtwig dogwood is a multi-stemmed, large, deciduous shrub with upright branches and a spreading, suckering habit. This European native is grown for its colorful young stems of blood red that turn dark red-green to brown as they age. In early summer it produces many flattened, rounded clusters of white flowers followed by small, oval, blue-black ..
The deciduous vine, Boston ivy, cloaks the walls of old university buildings across the north.Boston ivy is a close relative of the grape and originates from China, Korea and Japan. It is a vigorous self-clinging woody vine that attaches itself to surfaces by tendrils tipped with small disk-like adhesive pads called holdfasts. It bears beautiful th..
Butterfly gardens, meadows, prairies, or naturalized/native plant areas. Also effective in sunny borders. Whether massing plants in large drifts or sprinkling them throughout a prairie or meadow, butterfly weed is one of our showiest native wildflowers.A virtually hassle-free, very long lived perennial, offering three months of tangerine orange blo..
Chinese holly is a large, broadleaf evergreen shrub native to China and Korea. The squarish, dark green, shiny leaves typically bear conspicuous spines at the tips of their five lobes, although some cultivars have fewer or no spines. Female plants have long-lasting large red berries in fall. The flowers appear in early spring and have little orname..
Annual flower growing up to 70 cm tall. Flowers from August to October in rich red brandy with violet dark centers.Perfect for creating flower arrangements in naturalistic gardens. Cut flower.Attracts butterflies and bees.Grow Rudbeckia hirta in full sun and well-drained soil with average fertility. It is prone to root rot and powdery mildew, so sp..
Strongly growing, very decorative cut flower, long lasting flowers for summer flower and perennial beds.Attracts bees.This variety is well branching and good for cutting.Grows well in loose, water keeping soil in a sunny to lightly semi-shady location. Genus - Rudbeckia Species - Hirta Variety - Goldilock Common name - Cone Flower Pre-Tr..
Coralbells is a popular perennial that originates from the southwestern United States. Unlike many other Heuchera, this species is primarily grown for its beautiful panicles of bell-shaped flowers that appear in late spring to early summer. These are subtended by marginally attractive mounded clusters of lobed, semi-evergreen leaves.Coralbells need..
Blooming profusely in summer, the Dyer's or golden tickseed is a compact tall (up to 25 cm tall) wildflower that is great for naturalizing. Native to the Great Plains of central North America, it is a fast-growing annual or short-lived perennial that becomes covered with flowers from mid to late-summer and sometimes into fall, if plants are deadhea..
The deep green towers and pyramids of Eastern Red Cedar are an enduring and widespread presence in abandoned fields and open roadsides all across eastern North America. Appearing in a variety of shapes and sizes, it tends to grow in large colonies, and most commonly forms either a tall, narrow spire or broadly conical tree. It grows slowly to moder..
Berberis vulgaris is also known as common barberry, European barberry or simply barberry, is a shrub in the genus Berberis. It produces edible but sharply acidic berries, which people in many countries eat as a tart and refreshing fruit.The shrub is native to central and southern Europe, northwest Africa and western Asia. it is also naturalised in ..
European cranberrybush is a wonderful deciduous shrub that develops a pleasing round, mounded habit when mature. Its attractive, medium green leaves are maple-like in appearance and turn brilliant hues of yellow, red and dark purple in fall. Many flat clusters of white flowers appear in late spring to early summer, followed by berry-like fruits tha..
A decidious Shrub growing to 4m by 3m. It is hardy to zone 6. It is in flower from April to May, and the seeds ripen from June to July. The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs) and are pollinated by Insects. The plant prefers light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils and can grow in heavy clay soil. The plant pref..
Mildly fragrant, 6-8 cm wide flowers are produced in great numbers over dark green, lanceolate leaves from early thru midsummer. Following the substantial blooms, 5-8 cm long, 4-winged seed pods are produced which are beautiful in dried floral arrangements. The trailing habit and drought tolerance of this perennial makes it ideal for softening the ..
Break the dreariness of winter with the fragrant flowers that don the wintersweet. Native to the woodlands in China, this slow-growing shrub with an upright but broad shape can begin to look a bit leggy and unkempt with old age. Depending on climate, the bare branches reveal many bowl-shaped flowers that face downward, appearing anytime from midwin..
Admired for its beautiful spring blooms, Japanese flowering quince is a spiny, compact to medium-sized, deciduous shrub native to Japan. Profuse clusters of small, salmon or orange, bowl-shaped flowers cover the plant very early in spring, before and after its smooth green leaves emerge. These are followed by gnarled, yellowish, apple-shaped fruits..
Juniperus macrocarpa is a species of juniper, native across the northern Mediterranean region from southwestern Spain east to western Turkey and Cyprus, growing on coastal sand dunes from sea level up to 75 m altitude.It is a spreading shrub 2–5 m tall, rarely a small tree up to 14 m tall. The leaves are broad lanceolate, produced in whorls of thre..
Leatherleaf viburnum is an upright broadleaf evergreen that adds interest to many shaded parts of the garden. Glossy furrowed leaves and slightly fragrant flowers that develop into fruit highlight this native of China. The flowers appear by late spring in clusters. Fruits develop red and then change to black before being fully ripe by start of fal..
Bedding plant, cottage gardens, herb gardens, native plant areas, prairies, roadsides or waste areas. Also effective in hummingbird or butterfly gardens. Leaves may be used to make herbal teas or may be added to pot-pourris.Known by a number of common names, lemon beebalm is an aromatic winter annual with unusual, tuft-like, lavender to pink, whorl..
Striking trailing plants for hanging baskets and pots.Intense red flowers over light green foliage provide brilliant, eye-catching color for the patio all summer long.Ideal for all types of container.Best bloom i from June to October. Like pansies and linaria, these plants perform beautifully in cool spring weather, but begin to rebel at the onset ..
A wonderful crisp white foil for other plants or to highlight and lift the colour of plantingschemes in beds, borders and all types of containers.Long flowering classic for bedding, edging and containers. Genus - Lobelia Species - Erinus Variety - White Lady compact Common name - Lobelia Pre-Treatment - Not-required Hardiness zones - 3 ..
Striking trailing plants for hanging baskets and pots.Intense dark blue with white eyes flowers over light green foliage provide brilliant, eye-catching color for the patio all summer long.Ideal for all types of container.Best bloom i from June to October. Like pansies and linaria, these plants perform beautifully in cool spring weather, but begin ..
The common name "Mexican hat" aptly describes the sombrero-like blossoms of this perennial from prairies and meadows of central North America. It is often cultivated as an annual or biennial.This hardy perennial forms dense mounds of lacy, finely lobed, gray-green leaves. Showy blossoms with drooping yellow rays and a long protruding central cone a..