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Grasses 2017

Ornamental grasses we are growing this season. Most available mid June.
(Picture Imperata cylindrica Red Baron)

Arundo Donax
Arundo Donax variegated
Calamagrostis brachytricha
Calamagrostis x acutiflora ‘Karl Foerster’
Calamagrostis x acutiflora ‘Overdam’
Calamagrostis varia
Carex elata Aurea
Carex oshimensis ‘Everillo’ NEW!!
Carex oshimensis ‘Everest’ NEW !!
Carex testecea
Deschampsia flexuosa Tatra Gold
Festuca Elijah Blue
Hakenocloa Aureoa
Hakenocloa Macra ‘Beni Kaze’
Hakenocloa ‘Stripe It Rich’ NEW!!
Helictotrichon sempervirens
Imperata cylindrica Red Baron
Elymus Magellanica
Miscanthus sinensis ‘Cosmopolitian’
Miscanthus sinensis ‘China’
Miscanthus sinensis ‘Grassillumus’
Miscanthus sinensis ‘Gnome’
Miscanthus sinensis ‘Malpartus’
Miscanthus sinensis ‘Morning Light’
Miscanthus nepalensis
Miscanthus sinensis ‘Rotsilber’
Miscanthus sinensis ‘Silberfeder’
Miscanthus sinensis ‘Dixieland’
Miscanthus sinensis ‘Zebrinus’
Molinia caerulea ‘Transparant’
Molinia caerulea ‘Skyracer’
Ophiopogon planiscapus nigrescens
Panicum virgatum ‘Heavy Metal’
Panicum virgatum ‘Shenadoah’
Panicum virgatum ‘Warrior’
Pennisetum alopecuroides ‘Hameln’
Pennisetum alopecuroides ‘Herbstzauber’
Pennisetum alopecuroides ‘Mouldry’
Pennisetum orientale
Pennisetum orientale ‘Tall Tails’
Pennisetum orientale ‘Karly Rose’
Pennisetum ‘Red Head’
Pennisetum thunbergii ‘Red Buttons’
Pennisetum villosum
Pennisetum ‘Fairy Tails’
Stipa pseudoichu NEW
Stipa Arundinacea
Stipa Calamagrostis
Uncinia rubra ‘Everflame’


Chillies 2017

Chillies we are growing 2017. Most available early June.

Super chilli
Gusto Purple
Basket of Fire
Trinidad Scorpion
Naga Red Brain
Tokyo Hot
Cherry Bomb
Prairie Fire
Purple Tiger
Zimbabwe Black
Habanero Chocolate
Thai Dragon
Trinidad 7 Pot Katie
Habanero Red Savina
Indian Delhi Hot
Peter Pepper Orange
Bhut Jolokia Red
Demon Super Hot
Habanero: Fruit Burst
Habanero: Fatali
Hungarian Black
Jamaican Hot
Joe’s Long Cayenne
Lemon Drop
Habanero: Lucy
Ring of Fire

clouds of perfume

Phlox ‘Clouds of Perfume’ (Woodland Phlox)

Amazingly scented phlox for a shading spot in the garden, perfect under a large shrub or woodland area.This semi evergreen perennial has powder blue flowers in spring or early summer and is perfect for ground cover or planted at the front of a border. Prefers a humus rich normal/acidic soil.

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Acer ‘Sango Kaku’

Everyone loves japanese Acers! and we have plenty now avaliable. Acer ‘Sango Kaku’ is one of our favourites! A striking small tree with bright orangey red stems in the winter, green spring foliage in the spring and yellow autumn colour there is something for all seasons. Common name is the coral bark maple it can grow up to 6 metres in 20 years and has an award of garden merit from the royal horticultural society.

Also in stock is ‘Acer Bloodgood’. Very popular with our customers as it keeps its dark crimson red foliage from spring to autumn.




kojo no mia

Prunus incisa ‘Kojo-no-mai’ (Fuji cherry)

Prunus incisa ‘Kojo-no-mai’ AGM. You really know spring if here when this small twisted shrubby prunus comes into flower! Not like other flowering cherries this rarely grows taller than 6ft so can easily be grown in a small garden. Native to the volcanic slopes of Mount Fuji which is often covered in low cloud this little beauty can tolerate semi shade. Happy in any soil!

Euphorbia characias ‘Portugese Velvet’

portugese velvet

Euphorbia characias ‘Portugese Velvet’.  This amazing dome shaped Euphorbia with soft velvet evergreen leaves has been given an award of garden merit by the RHS. Ours on the nursery seems to happily grow in thick heavy dry clay. 60cm Height. Full sun. In flower now!!

Erysimum ‘Pastel Patchwork’ (Perennial wallflower)

pastel patchwork

Erysimum ‘Pastel  Patchwork’.  Fantastic new perennial wallflower with light pink apricot flowers. Flowers well into the autumn.

Also available right now Erysimum ‘Winter Sorbet’ (pictured below) has scented rusty orange to deep red flowers. And Erysimum linifolium ‘Variegatum’ with mauve flowers and evergreen variegated foliage.