There are about 150 different types of perennials and bulbs in the nursery including:
Rare plants and bulbs
There are a few seed varieties and plastic labels available for sale. Visitors can obtain a printed catalogue and are welcome to wander around and enjoy looking at the variety of lines on offer. Some photos are on display or online.
"Its been said that life is like a garden. Every small work of kindness and every thoughtful gesture is like a tiny seed. And when you plant these seeds, wonderful things can happen." - Tracey Donovan
1 - 2 metres. One of the showiest of the meadow rues. From mid-summer to autumn, tight pompom-like clusters of lilac-mauve sepals on purple tinted stems and delicately textured foliage. Back of border plant - best staked. Suits near streams, borders, wild/woodland gardens. Part shade, moist soil. Winter dormant.
(Toad Lily). Unique and easy, hardy perennial for shady areas. Leafy, arching stems produce a fall display of bizarre star-shaped flowers in autumn, excellent for cutting. Soft lavender-pink flowers, heavily spotted in rose-purple. Variegated leaves. Winter dormant.
Rarer plant -lovely. (Toad Lily). To 60 cms. Mid- green leaves. Small, lily-like, creamy yellow flowers with heavy purple spotting late summer. Shade. Goes dormant early. May be autumn to winter dormant.
Elegant and cottagey. Perfectly erect spikes to one metre tall are densely decorated with single white flowers studded with purple and orange eyes. Rich green leaves form a handsome rosette. Essential for formal or cottage gardens. Cut spent spikes and it will bounce back with new ones. Self-sows! Winter dormant.
To 20 cms. Pretty rosy-pink flower spikes. Dwarf low growing habit. suits rockery, front of border. Sun, well drained soil. Drought resistant once established. Attracts butterflies and bees. Winter dormant.