Clump-forming herbaceous perennial with deeply divided green leaves. Wonderful sturdy stems bear pin-cushion like flowers of wine-red. Blooming over a long period from Summer into Autumn. Attracts bees & butterflies. Makes an excellent dried or cut flower. Position in free-draining soil in full sun or partial shade. Will grow in virtually any soil. Height 50 cm and spread of 40 cm.
Forms a mound of narrow grey-green foliage. Shaggy and exotic looking silky, purple flowers from early Summer to Autumn. A really eye-catching flower! Good for cutting too. Butterfly and bee friendly. Garden plant for flowerbed in well drained soil in full sun or partial shade. Will also tolerate sandy and clay soils. A cottage garden plant but also great in wild flower/meadow or seaside gardens.
Beautiful Ornamental Thistle. Upright clump forming perennial with prickly leaves resembling the foliage of a thistle. Tall, erect stems bear spectacular deep purple thistle-like flowers in mid to late Summer. A magnet for bees and butterflies! Garden plant for flowerbed in moist well-drained or damp soil in full sun. Approximate height and spread- 150cm x 60cm.
A hardy, small and compact evergreen fern. As it's name suggest the bright green fronds appear crispy and congested on the plant. It's neat size makes it and ideal choice for rockeries, borders, woodland gardens, or in pots/containers. Height 30 cm, spread 30 cm. A versatile garden plant which will tolerate most soils (dry or moist) and conditions(sun or shade) but it's preference is a moist partially shaded spot in the garden.
A smaller Royal Fern. Forms a large clump of long and arching, deeply divided foliage, which changes colour constantly during the season providing wonderful interest. New red-purple fronds emerge in Spring and gradually turn to a bright green in Summer, further turning then to a yellow and finally bronze in Autumn. Garden plant for flowerbed in moist or boggy soil in full or partial shade. Great groundcover fern. Will tolerate sun in a cooler area in constantly moist soil. Good for marginal planting. Height and spread (approx) - 120 cm x 100 cm.