plants available week 20/21

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AcaenainermisPurpureaProstrate purple leaves and white burrs.
AchilleamillifoliumCassisCherry-red flattened flower heads loved by bees. Late summer 60cm good drainage.
AegopodiumpodagrariaVariegatumVariegated ground elder; pretty but determined.
AjugareptansEvening GlowA bugle with very dark crinkly leaves
AjugareptansCatlin’s GiantA bugle on steroids.
AlliumhollandicumPurple SensationEarly summer spherical flower heads of deep violet held above the foliage. Good cut flower. 
Alliumjesdianumpurple rainlarge open starry flower heads after the leaves and flowering later than a. purple sensation.
Alliumtuberosum
Garlic chives, flat garlicky leaf, ornamental white flowers late in the year.
AlliumschoenoprasumGrolauPurple flower heads are also edible.
Aloysiacitriodora
(Strongly) lemon scented verbena, over-winter under glass.
Androsacelanuginosa
Pale pink flowers, primula family, sun and good drainage.
Anemanthelelessoniana
Bronze foliage and pinkish red flowers look good swaying in the breeze H4
Angelica archangelica 
Short lived impressively large perennial with globular flower heads in second year, or crystallise stems for cake decoration.
Anthemispunctatasubsp. cupanianaSilver green lacy foliage, large but compact white /yellow daisy flowers, dwarf and indispensable
Arenariamontana
Vigorous spreading evergreen, grey leaved prostrate perennial, saucer shaped white flowers (quite large for an Arenaria) in generous numbers, early summer. Full sun and sharp drainage.
ArmeriajuniperifoliaBevan’s VarietyCompact thrift.
ArtemisiadracunculusFrench Tarragon
Blechnumpenna-marina
Pinnate bronze green fronds, prostrate habit.
BrunneramacrophyllaAlexander’s GreatImpressively wide-spreading brunnera, strikingly patterned silvery leaves
Buxussempervirens SuffruticosaDwarf edging box, neat bright green foliage.
BuxussempervirensElegantissimaHandsome variegated box with small cream green leaves and dense habit.
BuxussempervirensRotundifoliaRobust drought tolerant evergreen with large dark green rounded foliage,
CampanulagarganicaMrs ResholtIntense violet (Plant of the year at Chelsea 2012?)
Campanulaposcharskyana
Lilac starry flowers, creeping and spreading, good for dry banks.
CampanulaposcharskyanaE H FrostRobust creeping perennial silver blue flowers, good for dry banks.
Ceratostigmaplumbaginoides
Late blue flowered ground cover, autumn leaf tints.
Chamaemelumnobile TreneagueThe best type for chamomile lawns – no flowers
ChamaenerionangustifoliumStahl RoseBeautiful soft pink flowers contrast with darker pink buds midsummer. This is a form of willowherb so place it with care!
Clematis
PiiluEarly season, light pink with darker stripes and cream boss, semi double, second single flowering often 
Clematis
NiobeDark velvety red.
Cordyline australisPurpurea
Corydalischeilanthifolia
Yellow green fern like foliage turning bronze in autumn, yellow vetch like flowers.
Corydalisflexuosa
Dark foliage and bright blue flowers in spring and autumn.
Cynara
Artichoke Violette de PPurple globe artichoke. Good flavour, especially if eaten young.
Dianthus
Candy Floss [pbr]Described by its breeder as sugar pink with a subtle rose-pink eye. Strong grower with beautiful scent.
DicentraformosaLangtreesLow divided, grey foliage sprouts from fleshy rhizomes, white tubular flowers tinted pink.
Dryopteriserythrosora
Red croziers turn into glowing bronze foliage, irresistible.
EchinaceapurpureaMagnusIntense red, wide horizontal petals 100 cm. Long lasting cut flower
Erodium x variabileRoseumA miniature ‘geranium’ with semi evergreen lobed and pink, veined flowers, useful in gravel gardens or between paving. Sun although perhaps more tolerant of a little shade than other erodiums. Essential to avoid poorly drained or very acid  soil..
Eurybia (Aster)divaricata
Wiry black stems contrast with clouds of small pink tinged daisies. (Gertrude Jekyll ;The wire-stemmed aster)
Euryopspectinatus
Interesting grey divided foliage topped by long stemmed yellow daisies. 1 metre height. Frost-tender.
FicuscaricaBrown TurkeyReliable fig cultivar.
Foeniculumvulgare  PurpureumBronze fennel. Tall perennial with finely divided  aniseed flavoured bronze foliage an flat umbels of yellow flowers.
FragariavescaAlexandriaFragrant fruits, fairly long (for an alpine strawberry)
Galanthuselwesii
A larger snowdrop with good scent if you can reach down to it.
Geraniummacrorrhizum AlbumFleshy rhizomes and leaves- strongly aromatic. White flowers.
GeraniumsylvaticumMayflower
GeraniumsanguineumCedric MorrisA bloody cranesbill bigger in all its parts.
Geraniumx magnificum
Purple rounded flowers
Glyceriamaximavar. VariegataEnthusiastic variegated grass. Tolerates dry soil, romps in wet.
Hakonechloa
SunburstClump forming but not tall, radiant colour.
HederahelixCoeur d’or
HesperanthacoccineaMajorSilky cup-shaped blooms September, grassy foliage, happy in damp soils.
HesperanthacoccineaSunriseSilky cup-shaped blooms September, grassy foliage, happy in damp soils.
Heuchera
Black pearlJet black leaves with scalloped edges, foamy white flowers, irresistable!
JasminumhumileRevolutumSummer flowering evergreen jasmine, delicate (scented if in a warm position) yellow flowers on a 2 m high and wide plant.
Jasminumnudiflorum

Lamium
White Nancy
Lathyrusvernus

Laurusnobilis
Sweet bay, aromatic, useful and ornamental, clip of grow freely, yellow flowers winter.
LavandulaangustifoliaHidcote Dwarf habit, silvery foliage,violet flowers.
Lavandulax intermediaGrey Hedge
LinariadomaniCarnforthSmall mauve snapdragon flowers with surprisingly strong scent, mildly spreading.
LithodoradiffusaHeavenly BlueDark green foliage and bright blue flowers, prostrate, dislikes chalk.
LobeliacardinalisQueen VictoriaLate summer scarlet flowers for damp places
Lumaapiculata
A willowy myrtle, small dark rounded leaves contrasting will with the stems. Looks good in a terracotta pot. Impressive bark on older specimens.
Lunaria
Corfu Blue
Meconopsiscambrica
Welsh poppy, flat yellow (occasionally orange) flowers  tolerant of shade and competition from grass.
Melissaofficinalis
Balm, cut regularly for brightest foliage.
MelissaofficinalisAll GoldBalm
Mellisa
AllGold
MenthapiperataBlack Pepermint
Mentharequienii
Corsican Mint. Prostrate, tiny leaves and flowers. Pungent The most diminutive member of the mint family often mistaken for Mind Your Own Business. The tiny leaves are bright green and small blue flowers appear in midsummer. It certainly has a strong minty smell, whether you would want to have it with lamb is another matter. Moist-ish soil and partial shade are suitable but you need to be prepared for it to choose it’s own favourite location.
MenthaspicataBrundall mintA finely flavoured form of spearmint
Menthaspicataspear mintSpearmint
MenthaspicataTashkentGood spearmint flavour, attractive crinkly leaves white flowers. Reputed to be disease-resistant. Taller than the similar ‘moroccan mint’
Menthax villosavar. alopecuroides(Bowles’ mint)
Myrrhisodorata
Sweet Cicely. Handsome, finely divided and sweet aniseed flavour.
Myrtuscommunisvar tarentinaSmaller narrow leaves. Creamy white flowers like miniature roses.
NarcissuscyclamineusTete a TeteCompact. double headed, reliable and tough, mid April
Narcissus
Thalia
OcimumbasilicumNicola
OcimumbasilicumNicola
OphiopogonplaniscapusNigrescens
Origanumonites
Pot marjoram, good flavour, white flower heads
Origanum
County cream
Pachysandraterminalis
Dwarf evergreen ground cover, whorls of bright green  leaves and white terminal flower heads.
Parthenocissusquinquefolia

Penstemon
Andenken an Friedrich HahnDark, narrow leaves, slim, garnet red flowers.
Perovskia
Taiga
Petchloa
BeautyCal ‘Bordeaux’ (P) A smart trailing ‘petunia’ with wine-red flowers. Not sticky and weather resistant/
Petroselinumcrispumhome
PhloxpaniculataFlame White Eye
Phlox divaricata laphamiiChattahoocheeDark foliage, blue flowers with crimson centres, partial shade neutral to acid soil. Choice but choosy.
Phlox glaberrimaBill BakerSomewhat lax habit to 0.5m Lance shaped leaves and clustered, scented bright pink flowers early summer, good for fromt of borders.
Phormium
Yellow Wave
Pieris 
Little Heath
PolemoniumcaeruleumAlbumWhite form of Jacob’s Ladder
Primulaelatior
Oxlip, primrose sized  flowers  on cowslip like heads.
Pulmonariaangustifolia   Bright blue flowered lungwort.
Pulsatillavulgaris
Finely divided foliage, nodding bell shaped mauve flowers in spring. The Pasque flower of chalk downland.
RanunculusficariaBrazen HusseyBronze leaved lesser celandine.
RosmarinusofficinalisMiss Jessopp’s UprightThe usual pale blue flowers and dark leaves, with a tighter habit.
Rosmarinusofficinalis Rosemary
Rosmarinusofficinalis Boule
SalviaofficinalisIcterinaVariegated gold and green, less vigorous than the purple cultivar.
Salviaofficinalis

SalviaofficinalisPurpurescensSage with purple red leaves. purple flowers.
Saponariaofficinalis
Soapwort, stems and especially roots produce a mild detergent.
Sarcococcaconfusa
Small glossy leaved shrub with heavily scented white flowers in winter, black berries.
Saxifragapaniculataminutifolia/brevifolia?Creamy flowers, diminutive.
Scillalitardierii
Star shaped violet blue flowers like a superior grape hyacinth but later.
Sedumdasyphyllum
Tiny foliage like clumps of miniature grey beads.
SedumspathulifoliumCape BlancoGrey succulent foliage with red tints makes an excellent mat for a sunny spot with good drainage. The rather surprisingly yellow flowers can be cut off if you prefer things subtle but they are attractive for insects.
Sedumspurium Ruby MantleDark red-green foliage and flowers
Sempervivumarachnoideum
Cobweb houseleek
Sempervivum
Reinhard
Stipalessingiana
Fine leaved deciduous grass with silvery panicles, delightful swaying in a soft breeze.
TanacetumpartheniumRowallanedouble feverfew; aromatic woody perennial with double white button-like flowers; 35cm high. Not White Bonnet see Jackson email
TanacetumpartheniumAureumGolden feverfew, modestly cheerful.
Teucriumfruticans
Long white square stems, grey green opposite leaves, mauve flowers.
Thymuscamphoratus
Camphor thyme, arrow shaped leaves.
Thymusherba-barona
Caraway thyme
ThymuspulegioidesBertram AndersonCompact habit, forms mats of reliably bright foliage. Mauve flowers Mild, slightly lemony flavour
ThymusserpyllumSnow Carpet
Thymusvulgaris

ThymusvulgarisEnglish winterNeat form of common thyme.
Thymus serpyllum GoldstreamGood ground cover, green splashed yellow, purple flowers.
Thymus vulgarisFredo
Thymus x citriodoraSilver Queen
Trachelospermumasiaticum

TrifoliumrepensDragon’s Blood
ValerianaphuAureaUmbellifer with luminous yellow new leaves.
Verbenabonariensis
Tall, rigid habit, numerous purple flower heads.
VeronicaprostrataSpode BlueSpode Blue’ is a prostrate perennial 10cm tall, forming a mat of narrow, semi-evergreen leaves and erect racemes of small blue flowers in early summer
VincaminorAzurea Flore PlenoSemi-double blue lesser periwinkle
Violacornuta
Low growing spreading perennial, mauve scented flowers have strap-like petals
Violaodorata

ViolaodorataQueen CharlotteOriginating in Germany at the turn of the last century, this cultivar is equally scented but holds the flowers more upright.      
Viola
Irish MollyElectric gold yellow and brown flowers
Waldsteiniaternata Yellow flowered ground cover.
Yuccaflaccida
Multiple clumps of pointed leaves – not too sharp, large flowers spikes.

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