Much loved and very popular variety.English lavender is an aromatic, evergreen garden herb that thrives in summer heat and dry weather. It is technically a subshrub, which means it behaves like a perennial but develops woody stems over time. This Western European species is more tolerant of moister growing conditions, which is why it is commonly gr..
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..
Sweet basil is commonly grown as an aromatic culinary and medicinal herb in warm temperate and tropical climates. An interesting twist on th eclassic basil, the leaves have a definite lemony tang.Grows 0,30-0,50 meters tall. It is a very good companion plant to grow in the house or greenhouse, its aromatic foliage helping to reduce problems caused ..
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..
The tall airy Macedonian scabious is a big bold perennial that originates from Central Europe. This long blooming perennial has burgundy, rose or purple-red flowers that are clustered tightly together in a dome-shaped head that resembles a pincushion. These appear on long tall stems that rise from a basal clump of deeply lobed green leaves.The flow..
Hardy geraniums are a long lived, 'cottage garden' classicA clump forming, free flowering mixture of hardy geraniums. A real classic for the traditional cottage garden borders, moist meadows, or in masses. Genus - Geranium Species - Pratense Variety - Hardy Mixed Common name - Meadow Cranesbill Pre-Treatment - Required Hardiness zones -..
This perennial (Widely grown as an annual, in cooler climates) forms a shrubby upright clump 60 cm and 30 cm wide, with blue decorative stems and glossy green leaves. It bears deep, lavender-blue flowers on tall spikes from early summer to frost. Salvias are some of the showiest plants for containers, annual borders, and mixed borders. Butterflies ..
The common Medlar (Mespilus germanica) is a slow growing, large deciduous shrub or small tree growing up to 26 feet (8 m) tall. The leaves are dark green and 2 to 6 inches (6 to 15 cm) long and 1 to 1.5 inches (3 to 4 cm) wide.The leaves turn a spectacular red in the fall, and the plant has beautiful white flowers in late spring. The fruit is a pom..
Approximately 300 seeds in 0.1g packet.A useful kitchen mint with lots of large, slightly hairy green leaves with a fresh minty smell when chopped. It quickly spreads but you can easily keep it in check by planting in a pot which is then sunk into the ground to stop the roots spreading. Pick the leaves as needed. Scent and flavour described by some..
Mountain pieris is a compact broadleaf evergreen that is covered with beautiful white upright flower sprays in early and mid-spring. The flower buds of this southeastern United States native are light green and are attractive in and of themselves, providing significant winter interest. Once they open, many small urn-shaped flowers hang downward fro..
Numerous slender flower spikes smothered in small white blooms.Wonderful for the border and as a crisp accent plant. Can be treated as an annual.Relatively unknown by gardeners, the Mullein is a worthwhile perennial, especially for hot sunny sites. Plants form a low, ground-hugging rosette of crinkly green leaves, bearing upright stems or spikes of..
Stately spires in a lovely colour rangeA delightful addition to perennial borders, with slim stately spires in a range of subtle colours, above rosettes of deep green leaves.Relatively unknown by gardeners, the Mullein is a worthwhile perennial, especially for hot sunny sites. Plants form a low, ground-hugging rosette of crinkly green leaves, beari..
Utils or Nepalese alder, Alnus nepalensis D. Don. (Betulaceae), is a deciduous or semideciduous tree with a straight trunk that reaches up to 30 m in height and 60 cm (rarely to 2 m) in diameter.A. nepalensis occurs throughout Nepal at 500-3000 m elevation. At lower altitudes particularly, utis occurs on moist sites, such as near rivers and in ravi..
Black-eyed Susan, a perennial that everyone knows and loves.Beautiful bright daisy-like flowers with strongly contrasting black central cones.A much loved, reliable performer for mixed beds and borders. Genus - Rudbeckia Species - Fulgida Variety - Goldsturm Common name - Orange Black-eyed Susan Pre-Treatment - Not-required, but recommend..
This poppy is a very ornamental plant that is often cultivated in the flower garden. In cool temperate zones the plant does not produce sufficient of the narcotic principles to make their extraction feasible and cultivation of the plant is perfectly legal in Britain. Plants have ripened their seeds as far north as latitude 69°n in Norway.The seed y..