Catalogue – Salvia to Symphytum


Plants in Green – suitable for shaded area.
AGM – RHS Award of Gardening Merit.
PBR – Plant Breeders Rights.

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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V WXYZ Grasses


Scabiosa Kudo

We are pleased to extend our excellent selection of Salvia in 2018 with a new variety SALVIA x sylvestris ‘Rose Queen.’    Also new are SCABIOSA caucasia ‘Stata’ and SYMPHYTUM ‘Hidcote Pink.’

We continue to stock a good selection of SEDUM and SYMPHYOTRICUM, both of which provide good colour in the border towards the end of the summer.

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SALVIA ‘Ember’s Wish’   2’6″ £5.80
Coppery buds open to coral red flowers – bushy plant.
Needs winter protection.
SALVIA forskaohlei    3’ £5.70
Large hairy basal leaves from which rise the stems carrying purplish
blue flowers with a white throat. Perennial. Needs sun.
SALVIA glutinosa   3’ £5.70
A strong growing plant with large hairy leaves and yellow flowers.
Good in shade.
SALVIA x jamensis ‘Hot Lips’  AGM 2’6″ £5.70
White flowers with red lips. Needs sun and well-drained conditions
and then is hardy.
SALVIA x sylvestris ‘Rose Queen’   18″ £5.80
Bushy plant with aromatic foliage and spikes of dark buds opening
to rose pink. Sun.
SALVIA nemorosa ‘Caradonna’  AGM 2’ £5.80
Erect, with dark purple stems and spikes of violet-blue in summer.
Needs dry conditions and sun.
SAMBUCUS ebulus    4’ £5.80
The only herbaceous form of Elder. The flowers and berries are the same
but this has running roots and disappears in winter.
SANGUINARIA canadensis multiplex ‘Plena’  AGM 9″ £7.50
Grey-green kidney shaped leaves, and very double white flowers in spring.
Leaves disappear in late summer.
SANGUISORBA Canadensis   5′ £5.90
Tall white spikes in late summer.
Lovely autumn colour on the foliage and flower spikes.
SANGUISORBA menziesii  AGM 3’ £5.80
Deep maroon-red bottle brushes above glaucous foliage.
SANGUISORBA obtusa    3’6” £5.80
Grey pinnate foliage, large bottle brush flowers of a beautiful deep pink.
SANGUISORBA officinalis ‘Pink Tanna’   3’ £5.80
Small bottle brush flowers of rose pink. Mid-summer.
SANGUISORBA tenuifolia var. alba   2’6″ £5.90
A mound of beautiful pinnate green foliage from which arise slender stems
topped with long fluffy white flowers.
SANTOLINA Rosmarinifolia ‘Lemon Fizz’      NEW   18″ £6.00
Finely cut evergreen, golden foliage on a compact plant. Yellow flowers.
Sun and good drainage.
SAXIFRAGA x urbium ‘London Pride’ AGM 12″ £5.60
Evergreen rosettes, pretty filmy pink flowers.
SCABIOSA caucasia ‘Stata’   2’6″ £5.70
Deep blue flowers for weeks. Good for insects and to pick.
SCABIOSA incisa ‘Kudo’   18″ £6.00
Large pink scabious flowers from spring onward. Excellent bee plant for sun.
SCABIOSA incisa ‘Kudo White’     NEW   18″ £6.00
Compact and covered with white flowers most of the summer. Bee magnet.
SCHIZOSTYLUS coccinea ‘Wilfred H Bryant’ See HESPERANTHA.      
SCROPOLIA carniolica   16” £5.80
This was collected by Will McLewin in Yugoslavia.
The flowers are yellow inside, brownish-purple on the outside.
Needs moist semi-shade and creeps by fleshy rhizomes. Flowers in April.
SCROPHULARIA auriculata ‘Variegata’   3’6″ £5.90
Evergreen rosette of foliage splashed with cream, above which rise
good strong stems, flowers best removed. Not too dry conditions.
SEDUM ‘Carl’  AGM 18″ £5.70
Greeny-blue foliage and rosy-pink flowers. An excellent new sedum,
they are all useful in the autumn garden.
SEDUM ‘Herbstfreude’  AGM 2’ £5.70
Bronzy pink flowers in much bigger heads than S. spectabile.
Syn, ‘Autumn Joy.’
SEDUM ‘Jose Aubergine’   18” £5.70
A new introduction with excellent dark foliage and dusky pink flowers
on strong upright stems. PBR
SEDUM telephium ‘Matrona’  AGM 2’ £5.90
Very large heads of pink flowers. A strong grower with upright stems
and green leaves becoming bronzy.
SIDALCEA candida    3’ £5.80
Good spikes of white flowers in summer. Rather like a small Hollyhock.
SIDALCEA ‘Elsie Heugh’  AGM 3’ £5.80
These are very useful plants flowering in August and elegantly upright.
This form has rose-pink coloured flowers.
SILENE dioica ‘Clifford Moor’    1′ £6.00
Cream edge to the dark green leaves. Deep pink single flowers.
Found by a local herb nursery.
SILENE fimbriata    2’ £5.70
Like the common white campion but the flowers have fringed petals and are
backed by large baggy calyces. Much admired in late May.
SILENE ‘Firefly’    18” £5.70
Magenta pink double flowers in early summer,
ideal for the cottage garden look. PBR
SILENE ‘Rollie’s Favourite’    18” £5.70
Compact form of common native campion, flowers from April onwards,
very free flowering. PBR
SINACALIA tangutica    4’ £5.80
Clouds of scented yellow flowers on tall blackish stems in autumn.
Excellent fluffy seed heads. Not dry conditions. Can run if happy.
SINNINGIA tubiflora        NEW   1’ £5.80
Downy greyish leaves, spikes of lemon scented gloxinia like flowers.
Needs winter protection.
SISYRINCHIUM striatum    18″ £5.60
Iris-like leaves, spires of cream flowers. Needs good drainage.
SISYRINCHIUM striatum ‘Aunt May’    18″ £6.00
Good form with cream edges to the leaves.
SMILACINA racemosa see Maianthemum racemosum      
SOLIDAGO x luteus ‘Lemore’  AGM 2’ £5.80
Tiny light yellow daisies in loose heads. Flowers in July and August.
STACHYS byzantina ‘Silver Carpet’    9″ £5.60
Excellent silver ground cover without the sometimes dingy spikes of flowers.
STACHYS macrantha    2’ £5.70
Large dark green leaves and whorls of pinky-mauve flowers make this
old fashioned cottage plant useful as ground cover.
STACHYS monieri ‘Hummelo’    18″ £5.60
Pretty rose pink flower spikes above crinkly foliage from early summer
until autumn.
STROBILANTHES attenuata    2’ £5.80
We are delighted that Wisley has been able to name this excellent low
spreading plant. Blue flowers in autumn, very similar to S. atropurpurea.
STROBILANTHES nutans    2’6″ £5.80
Similar to S. attenuata but with large clusters of drooping trumpet shaped
white flowers in autumn. Needs sun and good drainage.
STROBILANTHES wallichii    4’ £5.80
(Syn. S. atropurpureum) The leaves have a violet hue and the violet-blue
flowers in September. Best in sun. Spoilt by late frost but always recovers.
STYLOPHORUM lasiocarpum        NEW   1’ £5.70
A woodland plant with dandelion like leaves and yellow single flowers
most of the summer. Good seed heads.
SYMPHYOTRICUM ‘Climax’ formerly Aster   5′ £5.80
Large bunches of single Spode-blue flowers.
SYMPHYOTRICHUM ‘Little Carlow’ formerly Aster AGM 4’ £5.80
Stiff stems ending in large clusters of mid‐blue, small flowers.
Long flowering from September to November.
SYMPHYOTRICHUM ericoides ‘Cinderella’ formerly Aster   3’ £5.80
Wonderful in the garden in October,
covered with tiny white flowers which fade to pink.
SYMPHYOTRICHUM ericoides ‘Ringdove’ formerly Aster AGM 2’6″ £5.60
Clouds of tiny, pale, rosy‐mauve flowers in early autumn.
SYMPHYOTRICUM laevis ‘Arcturus’ formerly Aster   4’6″ £5.80
A very strong growing Aster, with dark stems and blue flowers in October.
SYMPHYOTRICHUM lateriflorum ‘Lady in Black’ formerly Aster   3’ £5.80
Very similar to A.’Prince’ only much taller with very dark foliage
in the spring.
SYMPHYOTRICHUM lateriflorum horizontalis formerly Aster   2’ £5.80
Bush like plants, the horizontal stems covered with white flowers with
pink stamens and dark bronzy‐green foliage, this is eye-catching.
SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae ‘Alma Potschke’ formerly Aster   4’ £5.80
Large rose-pink flowers in late summer. Large plants.
SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae ‘Barr’s Violet’ formerly Aster   4′ £5.80
Large amethyst flowers in October. A novae-angliae are not prone to mildew.
SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae‐angliae ‘Harrington’s Pink’ formerly Aster AGM 3’ £5.80
A soft clear pink, flowering in September. Large plants.
SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae‐angliae ‘Herbstschnee’ formerly Aster   4’ £5.80
Pure white flowers in early autumn. Mildew free. Large plants.
SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae‐angliae ‘Purple Dome’ formerly Aster   2’ £5.80
A dwarf variety of S. ‘Septemberrubin'(qv).
SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae ‘Septemberrubin’ formerly Aster   4’ £5.80
Large shaggy flowers of a bright ruby-red in October.
SYMPHYOTRICHUM novi‐belgii ‘Vignem’ formerly Aster   3’6” £5.70
I bought this in Holland but can find no trace of the name here.
Rather shaggy large flowers of a pretty pale lavender in early autumn.
SYMPHYOTRICHUM tradescantii formerly Aster   4’ £5.80
Tiny white daisies cover the wiry stems in late autumn.
SYMPHYANDRA ‘Paul Furse’    2’ £5.70
Long bells of soft blue on a running plant. A surprise in that it flowers
in autumn when most Campanulas are over. Peter Lewis says this is not
a Campanula – hence the change of name.
SYMPHYTUM caucasicum    3’ £5.70
A strong growing comfrey with bright blue flowers.
SYMPHYTUM ‘Hidcote Pink’   16″ £5.60
Comfrey with pinkish flowers and evergreen foliage.
SYMPHYTUM ibericum (grandiflorum)    1′ £5.60
Dark hairy leaves, orange-tipped cream bells in spring,
grows in any soil, spreading. Evergreen.
SYNTHYRIS missurica var. stellata        NEW   16″ £5.80
Deep green leaves form a clump. Numerous spikes of blue-bell shaped flowers in spring.


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