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Origanum vulgare 'Aureum' (Wild marjoram, Golden oregano)

Origanum vulgare 'Aureum' is a herbaceous perennial grown as kitchen herb and also for its mauve flowers in summer. This variety has decorative golden-yellow foliage and looks good in a winter tub or hanging basket. Its spreading stems are also su... more...


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Fuchsia

Fuchsia is a large group of deciduous shrubs which flower over a long period from late spring to late summer, and may even continue flowering into winter if conditions are suitable. Flowers some in a wide range of colours from white through to pin... more...



Thymus citriodorus 'Aureus' (Golden thyme)

Thymus citriodorus 'Aureus' is a dwarf shrub with scented golden yellow foliage. They are useful in rock gardens and the coloured evergreen leaves makes it useful winter planters and baskets. In summer it bears pink flowers. Thymus grows best on w... more...


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Ajuga reptans 'Braunherz' (Bugle)

Ajugas reptans 'Braunherz' is a low growing perennial suitable for ground cover under trees. In spring it bears short spikes of blue flowers. The foliage is purple-bronze and glossy. The coloured evergreen foliage makes this a useful plant for win... more...



Argyranthemum

Argyranthemum (Marguerite)

Argyranthemum are marginally hardy perennials grown for their displays of white, pink or yellow daisy like flowers. Flowers are borne throughout summer. A number of selections are now available which make excellent plants for planting in summer pl... more...


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Cordyline 'Red Sensation'

Cordyline 'Red Sensation'

Cordylines are evergreen shrubs with rosettes of long, lance-shaped leaves. They are slow growing but eventually reach up to 50 feet (15m) but whilst young are suitable as a dot plant in a border or a winter tub. This variety has deep purple-red l... more...


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Cyclamen

Cyclamen

Cyclamen are small perennials which bear pink, red or white flowers. Hardy varieties are suitable for naturalising under trees and banks. Some types are commonly used as houseplants or in winter tubs and baskets. Cyclamen like a fertile soil in su... more...


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Dahlia

Dahlia

Dahlias are a vast group of annuals and perennials. Flowers come in virtually any colour except true blue and in a variety of different forms. Dwarf varieties are used as annual bedding, larger types are used in the perennial border or as dot plan... more...



Dianthus

Dianthus (Pink, Carnation, Sweet william)

The genus dianthus represents a number of types of plants including pinks, carnations and sweet williams. All are small plants, either perennial, biennial or annual with flat topped, pink or white flowers. Many varieties are suitable for a rock ga... more...


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Datura

Datura (Angel's trumpets)

Daturas are shrubs and trees grown for their large trumpet shaped flowers usually of white, pale yellow or pale pink. They are usually grown as conservatory plants. Daturas require a fertile soil in full sun. If grown in containers they require fr... more...



Gaillardia 'Fanfare'

Gaillardia 'Fanfare' (Blanket flower)

Gaillardia 'Fanfare' is a compact, bushy perennial with large daisy-like flowers borne from early to late summer. The flowers have wonderful trumpet-shaped yellow petals surrounding a mahogany red, spikey-looking centre. They make excellent cut fl... more...


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