PERENNIALS FROM BIDE-A-WEE: TANACETUM ASTERACEAE to TROPAEOLUM TROPAEOLEACEAE

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TANACETUM ASTERACEAE
vulgare `Isla Gold`
. Fine filigree golden foliage topped with acid yellow flowers in mid summer, although cutting hard back before flowering refreshes the foliage effect, growing to 24ins. £3.75
GARDEN ORIGIN

TEUCRIUM LAMIACEAE
hircanicum `Paradise Delight
. Candles of purple red flowers, mid summer until the first frosts, branching stems up to 16ins high of green hairy foliage, for full sun in well drained humus rich soil. £4.50

scorodonia `Crispum`. Woodsage, handsome foliage with each leaf edged as if it were an Elizabethan ruff, green flower candles are produced in summer. Tolerant of dry shade, and growing up to 16ins. £3.00
GARDEN ORIGIN

THALICTRUM RANUNCULACEAE
aquilegiifolium (var. Album)
. Fine green maidenhair like basal foliage send up strong 2ft stems that erupt with frothy white flowers in early summer, a splendid companion for Cirsium rivulare atropurpureum, Growing in fertile soil for sun or partial shade. £3.75
EUROPE TO N. ASIA

delavayi `Hewitts Double` AGM. Lavender blue sprays of double flowers in late summer, for sun or light shade, on well drained fertile soil, support from neighbouring plants will help display its beauty. 4ft. £4.50
GARDEN ORIGIN

flavum (Glauca). Metallic foliage produces erect 4ft stems toped with pale yellow flowers in mid summer, for sun or light shade. £3.75

THERMOPSIS PAPILIONACEAE
mollis
. Numerous pale yellow flower spikes on this bushy lupin like plant, flowering in mid summer, for light fertile soil in full sun. £3.75
E. NORTH AMERICA

TOLMIEA SAXIFRAGACEAE
menziesii `Taffs Gold` AGM
. Pig-a-back plant, often grown as a house plant since it does have such splendid golden variegated foliage, that remains until only the very coldest winds of winter. Little plantlets form on mature leaves hence the common name, for light shade, 12inches. £2.00
GARDEN ORIGIN

TRACHYSTEMON BORAGINACEAE
orientalis
. In early spring large sprays of blue borage like flowers appear prior to the foliage. The large mildly hairy leaves develop into a lush expanse. For partial shade with some wind shelter growing to 20ins, spreading by surface rhizomes. £3.75
E. EUROPE

TRICYRTIS CONVALLARIACEAE
formosana `Gilt Edge`
. NEW FOR 2004 Irregular creamy gold margins to each leaf that provide a foil to the deep pink spotted flowers in late summer 2ft, moist but well drained soil in sun or partial shade. £3.75
GARDEN ORIGIN

stolonifera `Tojen`. NEW FOR 2004 Clusters of star like flowers with lavender pink petals centred white in late summer on robust 3ft stems. Plant in moist but well drained soil, in sun or partial shade. £3.75
GARDEN ORIGIN

TRIFOLIUM PAPILIONACEAE
repens `Purpurascens Quadrifolium`
. A long-winded Latin name describes what is a four-leaf clover, but with attractive dark mahogany foliage edged green. For full sun and tolerant of poor dry soil, growing up to 4ins. £2.50
GARDEN ORIGIN

TROLLIUS RANUNCULACEAE
yunnanensis
. I am not entirely satisfied this is the correct name, but it is such a vivid plant with Bright tangerine orange cupped flowers, held above the basal foliage on 24inch stems, flowering in mid summer, for moist fertile soil in full sun. £3.75
W.CHINA

TROPAEOLUM TROPAEOLEACEAE
speciosum
. Red flowers late summer over fine climbing foliage moist humus rich soil sun/light shade. £4.50
CHILE

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Species, e.g. ulmaria in bold lower case
Culivar, e.g. `Aurea`, in single quotation marks

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