PERENNIALS FROM BIDE-A-WEE: - ACAENA ROSACEA to ASTRANTIA APIACEAE

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ACAENA ROSACEA
caesiiglauca. Prostrate steely grey foliage rooting as it spreads, with burr like seed heads. A good contrast to Sedum 'Ruby Glow', for well-drained soil in full sun. £2.50
NEW ZEALAND

ACANTHUS ACANTHACEAE
mollis
. Glossy dark green foliage of classical architecture topped with spikes of pink flowers full sun and a dry but fertile soil 4ft. £4.50
WEST & CENTRAL MEDITERANEAN, PORTUGAL

ACHILLEA ASTERCEAE
ptarmica
`The Pearl Group`. From a running rootstock rise 2ft stems carrying corymbs of double white button flowers in mid summer. Although said to be mildly invasive this plant can struggle through the winter, on free draining sand, tucked under Phlomis fruticosa it soon recolonizes lost ground. £3.75
GARDEN ORIGIN

ACONITUM (Caution toxic if eaten) RANUNCULACEAE
hemsleyanum
. An unusual form of Monkshood that is a climber, stems will twine through nearby shrubs, up to 5ft pale blue flowers in late summer onwards, for a fertile soil in sun or shade. £3.75
CHINA

napellus subsp. vulgare `Albidum`. Finely divided Foliage over which ivory white flower spikes are produced in summer for sun or shade, in moist fertile soil. 3ft. £3.75
CENTRAL EUROPE

‘Spark's Variety’ AGM. Dark blue flower spikes in mid summer on 3ft stems, in moist fertile soil. £3.75
GARDEN ORIGIN

ACTAEA (Caution toxic if eaten) RANUNCULACEAE
pachypoda AGM
. Small white flowers followed by clusters of large white berries in late summer held on 18inch stems above finely divided pinnate foliage, for humus rich soil in light shade. £3.75
E. NORTH AMERICA

racemosa AGM. Black Snakeroot. White 6ft flower spikes in late summer, for moist soil in partial shade. £4.50
E. NORTH AMERICA

simplex (atropurpurea Group) `Brunette` AGM. NEW FOR 2004 . Pinky white fragrant flower spikes 5ft high in early autumn over rich plum coloured foliage for part shade in moist soil. £6.50
GARDEN ORIGIN

simplex (atropurpurea Group) `James Compton`. NEW FOR 2004 . Creamy scented white flower spikes up to 4ft high in early Autumn over rich plum coloured foliage, for part shade and moist soil. £6.50
GARDEN ORIGIN

ADENOPHORA CAMPANULACEAE
bulleyana
. Spires of pale blue trumpet flowers up to 36ins in late summer, looking rather striking with russet and yellow Heleniums. For fertile soil in full sun. £3.75
CHINA

nikoensis. Upright 36 ins stems of blue flowers in late summer. For fertile soil in full sun. £3.75
JAPAN

AEGOPODIUM APIACEAE
podagraria `Variegatum`
. Relatively well behaved considering that its parent is Bishop weed. Foliage is useful for lighting dark corners. Flowers are produced but these are removed in case it gives rise to green prodigy, 8ins. £2.50
GARDEN ORIGIN

AGAPANTHUS ALLIACEAE
Headbourne hybrids
. The African lily perfectly hardy here for many years, in full sun and a fertile free draining soil, broad glossy foliage with large spherical flower heads in August, two forms are available this year pale blue or ice white. £3.75
GARDEN ORIGIN

AGASTACHE LAMIACEAE
urticifolia 'Liquorice Blue'
. An aromatic plant with balm scented foliage and flowers, The flower spikes of lavender blue borne candelabra like from mid summer until Autumn, for full sun in a well drained soil. £3.75
GARDEN ORIGIN

AJUGA LAMIACEAE
reptans ‘Catlin's Giant’ AGM
. Spires of blue flowers in early summer over spreading crisp purple foliage, for sun or light shade 8ins. £2.50
GARDEN ORIGIN

reptans `Variegata`. The light variegated foliage provides a good foil to the blue candle flowers produced in May, although not as rampageous as other Bugles`s it does form a tight ground cover, 6ins. £2.50
GARDEN ORIGIN

ALCHEMILLA ROSACEAE
conjunta
. A more restrained Ladies Mantle, lobed leaves silver below that catch droplets of rain, apple green flowers in June 6ins. £2.50
ALPS & APENNINES, BRITAIN BUT RARE

ALLIUM ALLIACEAE
cristophii AGM
. A dramatic plant with large spherical heads of lilac pink flowers, on 12ins stems. Once flowered the seed head remains to roll around the garden, coming to rest in a sheltered spot where it will cast its seed. For well drained soils. £3.00
SOVIET CENTRAL ASIA TO IRAN

ALSTROEMERIA (May cause skin irritation) ALSTROEMERIACEAE
ligtu Hybrids AGM
. The form I currently offer has orange flowers; growing to 3ft it requires a well-drained soil, in full sun and careful placing to avoid damage to the fleshy roots. Once established it will form a strong expanding clump. £3.75
GARDEN ORIGIN

ANAPHALIS ASTERACEA
margaritacea
. Everlasting pearl. Soft silver foliage terminating in clusters of small paper daisy like flowers in late summer, growing up to 24 ins for full sun. £3.75
NORTH AMERICA, JAPAN, NE ASIA

triplinervis AGM. A low bushy plant of no more than 10ins with good silver foliage that by mid summer is topped with numerous paper white daisy flowers that remain through until the annual tidy up in spring, for moist fertile soil in full sun or light shade. £3.75
HIMALAYA

ANEMONE RANUNCULACEAE
var. japonica `Prinz Heinrich` AGM
. NEW FOR 2004 . Semi double pink flowers in late summer for moist well-drained humus enriched soil in full sun. 24ins. £3.75
GARDEN ORIGIN

X hybrida `Andrea Atkinson`. A vigorous plant with single pure white flowers, in late summer, for moist well-drained and humus rich soil in full sun. 3ft. £3.75
GARDEN ORIGIN

hupehensis `Hadspen Adundance`. NEW FOR 2004 . Delicate pink flowers, in late summer and well into autumn for moist well-drained humus rich soil in full sun 30ins. £3.75
GARDEN ORIGIN

X hybrida `Konigin Charlotte` AGM. Large semi double mid pink flowers on 3ft stems in late summer early autumn for moist well drained humus rich soil in full sun. £3.75
GARDEN ORIGIN (1898)

multifida. Small cream flowers in May to early June, for shade or full sun in fertile soil 12ins. £3.75
CHILE

nemorosa. Wood anemone. Snow white flowers in mid April over fine foliage that has gone to ground by mid summer, for part or full shade in humus rich soil. £2.50
BRITAIN EUROPE NE & E ASIA

nemorosa `Robinsoniana` AGM. Spotted by William Robinson in Oxford Botanic Garden. Large flowers with a blue centre the outer edge white with a hint pink or blue flowering in mid April over fine foliage, for shade in humus rich soil. £2.50
GARDEN ORIGIN

virginiana. Thimbleweed, small-understated pale cream flowers in mid summer developing in to elongated cylindrical seed heads reminiscent of a small thimble, for sun or light shade, in reasonably fertile soil, and growing up to 36ins. £3.75
E. NORTH AMERICA

ANTHERICUM ANTHERICAEAE
ramosum
. From grass like foliage rise delicate 18inch flower spikes, bearing small pendulous white flowers in mid summer, for fertile soil in full sun. £3.75
BALKANS

ANTHRISCUS APIACEAE
sylvestris (Ravenswing)
. Fine lacy cow parsley foliage flushed purple from which rise in early Summer 4ft rose white flower umbels, a short lived perennial, however the majority of the offspring coming true from seed, if grown in isolation from wild specimens. £3.75
GARDEN ORIGIN

AQUILEGIA (Caution toxic if eaten) RANUNCULACEAE
canadensis AGM
. A columbine growing to about 18ins, fine basal foliage with funnel shaped red flowers, bight yellow inside. For rocky woodland conditions. £3.75
NORTH AMERICA

vulgaris vervaeneana group. Golden variegated columbine with flowers of white purple or blue. Once flowered in early summer cut to the ground to refresh the foliage, which is its main asset. For sun or partial shade growing up 36ins. £3.75
GARDEN ORIGIN

ARALIA ARALIACEAE
cachemirica
. Lush pinnate foliage clothes 5ft stems, with creamy white flower panicles in late summer, followed by large clusters small elderberry like fruit in the autumn alas also attractive to birds, for fertile soil in sun or partial shade. £4.50
KASHMIR NEPAL

ARTEMISIA ASTERACEAE
lactiflora `Guizhou Group`
. Purple flushed foliage and flower stems, with numerous small fluffy white flowers mid summer onwards, growing up to 36ins for moist soil in full sun. £3.75
CHINA

ludoviciana `Silver Queen` AGM. Soft broad silver foliage throughout early summer, which by July comes to flower, cut back to retain the freshness 18ins, full sun. £3.75
NORTH AMERICA

vulgaris ‘Cragg-Barber Eye’. From a creeping rootstock rise 3ft stems of golden variegated foliage. £3.75
GARDEN ORIGIN

ASPHODELINE ASPHODELACEAE
lutea
. Fine glaucous blue grass like foliage, with bright starry yellow flower spikes in early summer, cut back after flowering to refresh foliage, for well-drained soil in full sun. £3.75
MEDITERRANEAN

ASPHODELUS ASPHODELACEAE
albus
. From narrow rush like foliage elegant 24-inch spikes are clad with white flowers in early summer. For full sun in fertile well drained soil. £3.75
SOUTH AND WEST EUROPE TO NORTH AFRICA

ASTER ASTERACEA
alpigenus `Haydenii`
. A dwarf aster with short grassy foliage topped with violet blue flowers in late summer for well-drained soil in full sun, growing to 12ins. £3.00
GARDEN ORIGIN

‘Little Carlow’ (cordifolius hybrid) AGM. Sprays of rich blue flowers from the end of summer until late autumn, growing 24ins, associates well with the golden foliage of Cortaderia selloana ‘Aureolineata’. £3.75
GARDEN ORIGIN

divaricatus. Dark stems topped with small white flowers autumn through to first frosts 18ins. £3.75 Spring availability
NORTH AMERICA (Maine to Quebec Minnesota south to Georgia)

novi-belgii `Little Pink Beauty` Double daisy flowers in Autumn, for fertile soil in full sun growing to 16ins. £3.75
GARDEN ORIGIN

sedifolius. Lavender blue flowers from late summer into autumn, fine foliage growing up to 18ins, although apt to flop, for full sun and tolerant of poor soil. £3.75
S. EUROPE TO CAUCASUS

thomsonii ‘Nanus’. A lowly growing plant for the front of the autumn border, 12ins stems terminating in lavender blue flowers late summer through to autumn. £3.75 Spring availability
GARDEN ORIGIN

ASTILBE SAXIFRAGACEAE
chinensis `Pumila` AGM
. NEW FOR 2004 One of the last astilbe`s to flower in late summer producing deep pink flower spikes growing no more than 16ins for moist soil in sun or light shade. £3.75
GARDEN ORIGIN

chinensis `Purpurlanze`. Rosy purple flower spikes in late summer for sun or partial shade in moist humus rich soil 3ft. £3.75
GARDEN ORIGIN

`Feuer` (arendsii hybrid) NEW FOR 2004 Otherwise known as `Fire ` and rightly so, vivid red plumes will compete in the hottest colour scheme. Flowering late August for sun or partial shade in moist humus rich soil 30ins. £3.75
GARDEN ORIGIN

Astilbe `Straussenfeder` AGM (thunbergii hybrid). The deep rose pink flower heads are open and feathery living up to it’s name of Ostrich plume, flowering July to August for sun or partial shade in moist humus rich soil 3ft. £3.75
GARDEN ORIGIN

ASTRANTIA APIACEAE
major
. Masterwort, lush green palmate foliage with paper white flowers that are actually made up of bracteoles. Flowering from mid summer onwards, for sun or shade, will suffer in dry rooty shade, growing up to 30ins. £3.75
CENTRAL & E. EUROPE SOUTH TO N. SPAIN

major `Claret`. Dark red flower heads are held are held aloft on dark stems flowering in mid summer, for sun or shade, growing up to 24ins. £5.50
GARDEN ORIGIN

major `Lars`. Maroon flowers with white centres on stiff upright 2ft stems, in mid summer, for sun or shade. £4.50
GARDEN ORIGIN

major `Ruby Wedding` . Another dark flowered Masterwort, originally selected by the RHS garden at Wisley, flowering in mid summer on 2ft stems, for sun or shade. £5.50
GARDEN ORIGIN

major `Sunningdale Variegated` AGM. A fine variegated Masterwort, the foliage remaining stripped white throughout the summer 2ft colouring best in full sun. £5.50
GARDEN ORIGIN

maxima AGM. Delicate papery bracteoles of pale pink suffused green, gives this easy plant a delicate feel for sun or partial shade in ordinary garden soil. Growing to 20ins. £4.50
CAUCASUS SOUTH TO N W IRAN & N E TURKEY

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Family, e.g. ROSACEAE in red bold capitals
Genus, e.g. FILIPENDULA in green bold capitals
Species, e.g. ulmaria in bold lower case
Culivar, e.g. `Aurea`, in single quotation marks

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