Centaurea cheiranthifolia


Height to 45 cms. Large white flowers with deep purple stamens from late spring. Blue-grey leaves. Sun or part shade. Winter dormant.

Centaurea pulcherrima


Height to 40 cms. Grey green feathered foliage with large rose-pink flowers. Sun. Winter dormant.

Doronicum caucasicum


Height to 50 cms. Large daisy like flowers in spring. Moist but well-drained soil. Sunny border, light shade or woodland garden. Winter dormant.

Gentiana lutea


(Rare). To 1.2 metres. Whorled clusters of yellow flowers in summer. Suits sun/light woodland area. Moist well-drained soil. Winter dormant.



Mixed varieties and hardy for outdoors. Light shade best. Under rhododendrons is ideal. Tolerate a drier soil.

Helleborus niger ' White Magic'


Height to about 40 cms. Evergreen. Large white flowers with a green eye. Good drainage essential. Suitable for under Rhododendrons or deciduous trees.