PERENNIALS FROM BIDE-A-WEE: GALTONIA HYACINTHACEAE to GUNNERA GUNNERACEAE

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GALTONIA HYACINTHACEAE
viridiflora AGM
. Summer Hyacinth, this form has spires of pale green flowers in late summer with succulent green foliage for fertile free draining soil 24ins. £3.75
SOUTH AFRICA (Orange Free State, W Lethoso, N.E. Cape)

candicans AGM. Spires of waxy white flowers in late summer with succulent green foliage for fertile free draining soil 24ins. £3.75
SOUTH AFRICA S.E. Transvaal & Natal)

GENTIANA GENTIANACEAE
asclepiadea AGM
. This plant is one of most asked about in the garden, cool blue trumpet flowers with a white throat along the entire arching stem of fresh green foliage, a welcome sight in late summer, for moist soil in light shade18ins. £4.50
ASIA MINOR

Gentiana lutea. From stout green basal foliage a 4ft flower stem produces yellow flowers both in the leaf axil and terminally at the end of the stem in mid summer. Requires a lime rich fertile soil in full sun, only young plants can be moved and protect from being over shadowed. £3.75
ALPS, PYRENEES, BALKAN MOUNTAINS

tibetica. Cream flowers in late summer on robust 15inch stems with lush green foliage, for humus rich soil in full sun or light shade. £3.75
W. CHINA

GERANIUM GERANIACEAE
`Ann Folkard` AGM
. From early spring golden leaves emerge to produce a large trailing plant, which provides a wonderful foil for the magenta flowers that are produced from mid summer until the first frosts. Spreading up to 4ft for fertile soil in full sun. £4.50
GARDEN ORIGIN

asphodeloides. A charming and delicate trailing plant with star like pale pink flowers in summer, tolerant of dry soil, growing to 12ins but spreading up to 24ins. £3.75
EUROPE, W ASIA

`asphodeloides Starlight`. A charming and delicate trailing plant with star like pale pink flowers in summer, tolerant of dry soil, growing to 12ins but spreading up to 24ins. £3.75
GARDEN ORIGIN

x cantabrigiense. A low aromatic plant, with semi evergreen, scented foliage. Pink flowers from July to August, tolerant of dry soil, growing no more than 8ins. £3.75
GARDEN ORIGIN

cinereum `Ballerina` AGM. Iced pink flowers conspicuously veined in June and July for full sun and a well-drained soil 6ins £3.75
GARDEN ORIGIN

cinereum `Lawrence Flatman`. A cushion of foliage 6ins high with strongly veined pink flowers borne in profusion in June and July, full sun in well-drained soil. £3.75
GARDEN ORIGIN

cinereum subcaulescens AGM. Low green foliage provides a foil to masses of deep magenta flowers with a black eye in June and July, cutting hard back after flowering will give a second flush of flowers. Full sun in well-drained soil growing no more than 6ins high. £3.75
GARDEN ORIGIN

clarkei 'Kashmir Pink'. Soft pink flowers in mid summer over a running rootstock of fine foliage, for sun or light shade. £3.75
GARDEN ORIGIN

clarkei 'Kashmir Purple'. Purple flowers in mid summer over a running rootstock of fine foliage, for sun or light shade. £3.75
GARDEN ORIGIN

clarkei 'Kashmir White' AGM. White flowers strong veins of lilac pink over fine foliage in mid summer, a running rootstock although not at the fore front for empire building it does have enthusiasm for invading its near neighbours, for sun or light shade£3.75
GARDEN ORIGIN

himalayense 'Gravetye' AGM. Delicate low foliage provides a background for the blue flowers produced in early Summer, a good companion for Brunnera macrophylla 'Hadspen Cream', growing at most to 8ins. £3.75
GARDEN ORIGIN

himalayense `Plenum`. Delicate low foliage provides a background for the double blue flowers produced in early Summer, growing at most to 8ins, cutting back after flowering promotes fresh foliage and further flowers. £3.75
GARDEN ORIGIN

'Johnson's Blue' AGM. This Geranium is what most people are accustomed to justifiably so. Fine foliage provides a foil for the cool blue flowers produced in profusion in mid summer for full sun, or light shade. £3.75
GARDEN ORIGIN

Geranium macrorrhizum `Album` AGM. An irreproachable plant, wonderful aromatic light green foliage, providing a dense groundcover, that colours red in the autumn, add to this the pale pink flowers in late spring early summer and to top it all tolerant of dry soil in shade, growing up to 18ins and spreading. £3.75
GARDEN ORIGIN

macrorrhizum `Variegata`. Leaves with irregular variegation, magenta flowers in early spring 12ins, however a rich diet is required to maintain its vigour. £3.75
GARDEN ORIGIN

maculatum albiflorum. Ice white flowers in early summer over fresh green foliage, requiring a moist fertile soil in full sun growing up to 24ins. £3.75
GARDEN ORIGIN

magnificum AGM. Cool blue flowers held over large hairy foliage in mid summer that can colour well in autumn, massed planted and forming an ocean of blue in some of our worst soil conditions of dry quarry spoil for full sun, growing 18ins. £3.75
GARDEN ORIGIN

nodosum. Bright pink flowers in mid to late summer foiled by glossy green three and five lobed foliage a woodland plant useful for dry shade 15ins. £3.75
GARDEN ORIGINCENTRAL ITALY TO YUGOSLAVIA

`Nimbus` Fine dissected foliage with purple flower centered white, a hybrid between Geranium collinum and G. `Kashmir Purple`. £3.75
GARDEN ORIGIN

orientalitibeticum. Marbled low green foliage, over which are bountiful pink flowers, a running plant with small tubers for full sun tolerant of poor dry soil. £3.75
S.W. CHINA

x oxonianum ‘A.T. Johnson’ AGM. Generous foliage with pale pink flowers in summer, a most useful ground cover plant for those awkward spots in dry shade, trim after flowering to rejuvenate foliage, and encourage further flowering, 16ins. £3.75
GARDEN ORIGIN

x oxonianum `ClaridgeDruce`. A superb groundcover plant for the wilder parts of the garden, it will self-seed freely coming relatively true. A succession of pink flowers from summer into autumn, for sun or shade, tolerant of dry soil growing up to 18ins. £3.75
GARDEN ORIGIN

x oxonianum ‘Frank Lawley’. Abundant rose pink flowers all summer, over generous foliage growing to 18ins. £3.75
GARDEN ORIGIN

x oxonianum f. thurstonianum. Curious double flowers with extremely narrow widely spaced petals produced in summer over masses of foliage. £3.75
GARDEN ORIGIN

phaeum. `The Mourning widow` an apt name for a plant, with deep purple flowers in early summer held high over green foliage conspicuously marked with dark blotches, tolerant of dry shade growing up to 24ins. £3.75
EUROPE PYRENEES TO W. RUSSIA, YUGOSLAVIA, CZECHOSLOVAKIA

phaeum `Album`. Fine pure white flowers in early summer over green foliage for sun or light shade, growing up to 24ins. £3.75
GARDEN ORIGIN

phaeum 'Samobor`. The purple spots on the foliage of the ordinary G. phaeum have combined so that a large central area of the foliage is a purple, deep purple flower in early summer, tolerant of dry soil for sun or partial shade 24ins. £3.75
CROATIA

pratense var. pratense albiflorum. Meadow Cranesbill. Pure white flowers in mid summer growing up to 30ins for full sun, after flowering cut hard back for further flowers, and fresh foliage. £3.75
N. EUROPE

pratense `Plenum caeruleum`. Double form of the Meadow Cranesbill, tightly double blue flowers produced on 30in stems in mid summer, can be prone to mildew in dry soil. £3.75
GARDEN ORIGIN

Geranium pratense `Splish Splash`. An unusual Cranesbill in flower, with white flowers that are irregularly coloured blue, certainly a curiosity. £3.75
GARDEN ORIGIN

pratense `Stanton Mill`. Our own introduction and new to the catalogue this year, found as a chance seedling in the abandoned mill race here, pink flowers with the petals strongly veined, much more compact than the type growing at most 24ins. £3.75
RIVER FONT NORTHUMBERLAND

procurrens. Trailing stems that will climb through adjacent shrubs, purple flowers with a black centre from mid summer until first frosts for sun or partial shade. £3.75
HIMALAYA

psilostemon 'Bressingham Flair'. A large bushy geranium growing up to 36ins, in mid summer deep cerise pink flowers with a `black eye`, for fertile soil in full sun, requiring support as it will sure enough flop just as it breaks into flower. £3.75
GARDEN ORIGIN

pylzowianum. This lowly plant spreads by under ground runners and should not to be placed with your treasures, that said it will tolerate arid conditions and produces numerous rose pink trumpet flowers above rich green dissected foliage growing to 6ins £3.75
W.CHINA IN GANSU SHAANXI SICHUAN, YUNNAN

renardii AGM. White flowers veined purple are produced over handsome felted foliage flowering in early summer, a dry soil in full sun will encourage flowering. £3.75
CAUCASUS

riversleaianum `Mavis Simpson`. Grey green foliage with shell pink flowers summer to autumn, growing to 6ins. £3.75
GARDEN ORIGIN (KEW)

sanguineum `Album` AGM. Pure white flowers over open green foliage, growing no more than 8ins for full sun and tolerant of poor dry soil. £3.75
EUROPE CAUCASUS

sanguineum `Belle of Herterton`. Frank Lawley`s selection with large deep pink flowers early summer onwards, over a good mound of tight foliage 10ins in height with 18ins spread. £3.75
GARDEN ORIGIN (Herterton House, nr Cambo, Northumberland)

sanguineum `Cedric Morris`. Particularly large magenta pink flowers early summer onwards, over low spreading dissected foliage, for full sun and tolerant of poor dry soil 6ins. £3.75
GOWER COAST WALES

sanguineum var. striatum 'Splendens'. Large veined pink flowers are produced from early summer onwards, over low spreading dissected foliage, for full sun and tolerant of poor dry soil 6ins. £3.75
WALNEY ISLAND CUMBRIA

sylvaticum. Wood Cranesbill, the form we grow was collected as seed from the wild locally, lilac blue flowers in late spring, 24ins for sun or light shade. £3.75
EUROPE TO SIBERIA AND CAUCASUS

GEUM ROSACEAE
rivale `Album`
. Water Avens, from low foliage rise 12inch flower stems producing rather understated white flowers in May and June, despite its name it happily grows here in moist soil in full sun. £3.00
GARDEN ORIGIN

rivale `Leonard`s Variety`. From low basal foliage rise 12inch flower stems producing peachy pink bell shaped flowers in May and June. £3.75
GARDEN ORIGIN

GILLENIA ROSACEAE
trifoliate AGM.
NEW FOR 2004 . A modest yet attractive plant. In June it produces a succession of small starry white flowers held on russet red stems with green foliage, slow to establish and well behaved although it may require staking, for partial shade in humus rich soil, or moist retentive soil in full sun growing to 3ft. £4.50
E. NORTH AMERICA (Ontario and New York South to Georgia and Missouri)

GUNNERA GUNNERACEAE
manicata AGM
. A true giant in the world of perennials, immense prehistoric foliage, like Rhubarb on growth hormones for moist to wet fertile soil sun or part shade, 8ft high with 10ft spread, protect in the winter by turning the leaves over the crown. £7.50
S. BRAZIL

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