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
Large 1.5 litre pots. To 80 cms. Fleshy, light green leaves and deep rose flowers which age to a beautiful bronze and then rust red. The large flowers form and flower from summer to autumn. Useful cut flower. Clump forming. Attracts bees. Food for birds over winter. Tolerates dry conditions. Sun.
(Greater burnet). 60 to 90 cms. Popular hardy perennial, forming clumps of pinnate leaves. Long-lasting, deep red bottle-brush like flowers in summer. Sun. Sanguisorbas are very popular in recent years. Winter dormant.
Height to 15 cms. Gritty, sharply-drained soil in full sun. Dense, tufted foliage – fern-like leaves. 5 petaled geranium-like pale yellow flowers from late spring. Suits rock or trough garden, front of border or edging
(Garden Gloxinia) – To 60 cms. Stunning, large, bright pink trumpet flowers from late spring. Deeply-cut, green foliage. Excellent drainage required. Grow in rock garden or raised bed. Excellent for cutting. Sun or part shade. Winter dormant.