Perennials

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Rhodiola heterodonta
£6.00

Terminal custers of curious coppery-pink flowers. Upright, deciduous stems with many jagged-edged, purply-blue-green leaves. Solid clumps. 20cm. March. Well-drained soil in sun. Disappears early.

Rhodiola kirilowii
£6.00

Flat heads of bright orange flowers aging to brown. Narrow, pointed, dark green leaves set along the deciduous stems. Makes a large swollen rootstock. 20cm. April / May. Any soil in sun but not too dry. Very slow to increase and difficult to propagate.

Scabiosa 'Miss Havisham'
£6.00

Large double flowers which start a curious shade of green and gently mature through bizarre pinky-green to purple pink. Softly-hairy greeny-greyish, divided leaves. Basal leaves are entire. Semi-shrubby to 40cm. June to October. Well-drained soil in sun. Not fully hardy.

Silene asterias
£6.00

Rich dark pink flowers with bright blue stamens in dense heads, cupped by green bracts. The dry seed heads last a long time and are also attractive. Glossy, bright green basal leaves. Evergreen. To 60cm. Well-drained soil in sun. One of our favourites.

Silene dioica 'Ray's Golden'
£5.00

Bright red-purple flowers on this variant of red campion. The leaves are a brilliant golden yellow but greener in deeper shade. Large, much-branched perennial. 75 to 90cm. May to July. Any soil in part shade. Can scorch if too sunny.

Sisyrinchium 'Janet Denman'
£5.00

The flowers are purple in bud and open to a curious mix of brown and pale strawy-orange. They open rather precisely from 2pm to 6pm. The leaves are beautifully striped with cream. Clump-forming and vigorous. 20cm. June to August. Any well-drained soil in sun. A good new variety from Sylvia Hills.

Thymus x citriodorus 'Lime'
£5.00

Heads of pale pinky-purple flowers in profusion. Fresh green, tiny leaves which are very distinctly scented of lime and not lemon as is more usual. Sub-shrub to 20cm. June/July. Any well-drained soil in sun. A useful addition to nicely scented plants. From Hof van Eext in the Netherlands.

Trifolium rubens 'Catharina'
£6.00

The large clover flowers are a pure white. Leaves and habit as in the normal dark red form. Hairy trifoliate leaves. 45-60cm. July / August. Any soil in sun. Much-loved by bees.

Trifolium rubens 'Peach Pink'
£6.00

The large clover flowers are a lovely soft peachy pink with darker highlights. Leaves and habit as in the normal dark red form. Hairy trifoliate leaves. 45-60cm. July / August. Any soil in sun. From seed.

Veronica orientalis 'Purity'
£6.00

A very unusal form with brilliant pure white flowers. Small green, toothed leaves on wiry stems. Clump-forming. 20cm. May /June and occasionally later. Any soil in sun.

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