the seasonal bedding is now sold out (late june onwards) a few wild flowers remain. the next seasonal bedding will be autumn when pansies & violas are in stock.

SAXIFRAGE

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Saxifrage are wonderful alpines associated with early spring in to summer, they are available in colours of white, rose, pink and red.

Mat forming evergreen perennial, for full sun to partial shade, south or west facing, sheltered if possible

Grows to a height of 10 cm with a spread of 50 cm in time.


aubretia

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These lovely compact, mat forming evergreen perennials grow to about 10 cm tall, they flower march to may. full sun in a good soil, well drained, neutral to alkaline.


PHLOX

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ALPINE PHLOX ARE WONDERFUL SPRING & SUMMER PLANTS PRODUCING MASSES OF STAR SHAPED FLOWERS. AVAILABLE IN MANY COLOURS - WHITE, LAVENDER, PURPLE & PINK.

LOW GROWING BUT THEIR SPREAD IS 50 CM SO USEFUL GROUND COVER. SUNNY SPOT, HAPPY IN SANDY, CHALK OR LOAM SOIL PROVIDING FREE DRAINING.


SURFINIAS

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PETUNIA X SURFINIA, ANNUAL SUMMER BEDDING PLANT,

HEIGHT TO 50 CM, BUT OFTEN USED AS TRAILING FOR HANGING BASKETS & TUBS. SUN OR PARTIAL SHADE, IN GOOD COMPOST. fEED REGULARLY AND THEY FLOWER UNTIL THE FIRST SEVERE FROST.


CALIBRACHOA

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MILLION BELLS, LOVELY LITTLE PLANTS WITH HUNDREDS OF SMALL BELL-LIKE FLOWERS WITH TRAILING HABIT FOR HANGING BASKETS, TUBS AND CONTAINERS. ALSO GOOD IN THE BORDERS FOR GROUND COVER.

mOIST SOIL IN FULL SUN OR PARTIAL SHADE, FEED REGULARLY TO ENCOURAGE FLOWERS THROUGHOUT THE SUMMER.


Self Heal

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sELF HEAL - pURPLE & VIOLET FLOWER SPIKES, LOVED BY BEES, GROWS TO 60 CM TALL, HAPPY IN SUN AND PARTIAL SHADE. FLOWERS IN SUMMER THROUGH TO EARLY AUTUMN. eDIBLE HERB - YOUNG LEAVES CAN BE EATEN IN SALADS.


verbena

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summer bedding verbena are perennials but these varieties are grown as annuals for hanging baskets, tubs & containers. they are very showy, clusters of small flowers may to october. they love full sun in well drained soil/compost. feed throughout the summer season with tomato feed or osmocote


ERYSIMUM

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EVERLASTING WALLFLOWERS. THE VARIETY BOWLES MAUVE IS VERY LONG FLOWERING, SPIRES OF MAUVE FLOWERS APPEAR ANYTIME FROM LATE WINTER AND WILL GO ON IN TO THE AUTUMN. A SHORT LIVED PERENNIAL IF REGULAR DEAD HEADING IS NOT CARRIED OUT.

THEY PREFER FULL SUN AND CAN TOLERATE A POOR SOIL, THEY ARE USUALLY HARDY BUT IN VERY COLD AREAS MAY NEED PROTECTION. THEY REACH A HEIGHT OF 75 CM X 60 CM SPREAD


SENETTI

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SPECTACULAR COLOURFUL PLANTS, AVAILABLE IN SEVERAL COLOURS - MAGENTA, BLUE, PINK, ROSE. THEY ARE HAPPY IN CONTAINERS ON A SUNNY SHELTERED PATIO, OR IN THE BORDER AFTER ALL RISK OF FROST HAS PASSED. THEY DISLIKE COLD WINDS AND DON’T LIKE BEING KEPT DRY SO KEEP WATERING WITH A WEAK TOMATO FEED DURING THE SUMMER MONTHS. REGULAR DEAD HEADING TO ENCOURAGE MORE FLOWERS.


DIANTHUS

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These lovely little plants have beautiful flowers and many are fragrant too. they form bushy plants and flower prolifically during early spring and in to summer. they reach heights of 20 cm and are perfect for pots and containers. they like a sunny warm spot. deadhead regularly to prolong flowering.


ARMERIA

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aRMERIA IS ALSO KNOWN AS THRIFT, LADY’S CUSHION OR SEA PINK. THEY ARE A USEFUL ADDITION TO THE SPRING GARDEN, LOW GROWING BUT EVERGREEN AND VERY TOLERANT OF DRY CONDITIONS AND A POOR SOIL, HOWEVER, THEY DISLIKE WET FEET AND WILL ROT IF PLANTED IN HEAVY WET SOIL. THEY HAVE PINK FLOWERS FROM MID SPRING TO EARLY SUMMER.


wildflowers in stock - clustered bellflower, flax, ox-eye daisy, yarrow, foxglove, field scabious, valerian.