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Sunny position plants

Agapanthus Twister 1.5lt Agapanthus Twister 1.5lt
New introduction of this popular perennial plant with with clumps of strap like leaves and flowering spikes with balls of attractive blue/white bicolour flowers.
Agave celsii 2lt

Native to Mexico, in the ground this Agave requires a sunny spot where it has superb drainage and well considered conditions. Can be grown in a pot. H2ft W2ft.

Ageratina ligustrina 3lt
A densely branched shrub with light green leaves, clusters of fragrant creamy white or pink-tinted flowers which are very popular with insects. Flowers July to September.
Aloiampelos striatula 3lt
Striped-stemmed aloe. Clump-forming, succulent, evergreen subshrub with grey-green, narrow, toothed leaves. in summer upright racemes of yellow-orange flowers top the foliage. Best grown in full sun, in a very well drained soil. Hardy. R.H.S. Award of Garden Merit.
Asphodeline lutea 2lt

The stately flower spikes of yellow straw coloured flowers are fragrant and also attractive as seed is set. Carried above the blue green foliage the flowers stand up to 90cm in height. Grows well in full sun.

Beschorneria yuccoides 3lt
A very striking ornamental plant with large fleshy, lance-shaped, grey-green leaves and yellow flowers with red bracts on racemes up to 2m tall.
Campanula garganica 'Mrs Resholt' 9cm Campanula garganica 'Mrs Resholt' 9cm
Spreading perennial with heart-shaped, toothed, mid-green leaves. Attractive star-shaped, blue to lilac flowers.
Cautleya cathcartii Tenzings Gold BSWJ2281 3lt
Bulbous clumping perennial forming slender vertical stems with narrow leaves coloured purple red underneath. Topped by red bracted flowers with orange yellow petals.
Cautleya spicata Crûg Canary BSWJ2103 3lt
Dark red stems to about 1M with leaves running up the stem. Yellow/orange orchid-like flowers emerging from red bracts in late Summer.
Cheilanthes lanosa 1lt
A fern from SE USA with grey green hairy foliage which enables it to be tolerant of sum.
Cirsium rivulare 'Atropurpureum' Cirsium rivulare 'Atropurpureum'
Good thistle like plany which is tollerant of a wide range of conditions. This little beauty will flower from early summer through to Winter.
Cortaderia richardii 3lt
Densely tufted, evergreen, clump-forming perennial grass with long narrow, leathery, green leaves with a lighter midrib. Tall stems of dense, silvery or yellowish white plumes from New Zealand.
Crinodendron patagua 5lt
An upright evergreen shrub with glossy dark green leaves. Attractive bell-shaped, scented, fringed white flowers. Grow against a sheltered wall.
Daucus carota 2lt
Wild carrot. A good form of this native plant collected in Greece by Kevin Hughes. Good domed headed umbellifer with creamy white flowers Jun-Sept. Forming attractive seed heads after flowering.
Dietes grandiflora 3lt Dietes grandiflora 3lt
South African perennial belonging to the Iris family with stunning tri coloured flowers of blue, yellow and white in mid to late Summer.
Dracunculus vulgaris
A bulbous perennial with large dark green leaves marked purple-brown, in summer, foul-smelling, maroon-purple spathes produced above the leaves.
Eryngium 'Pen Blue' 2lt

A beautiful ornamental thistle which bears vibrant deep blue flowers carried on dark blue stems in the summer. Loved by flower arrangers and most useful for winter drying. Thrives in a sunny open position in any well drained, fertile soil. Up to around 3ft in height

Eryngium giganteum 2lt
Miss Willmott's Ghost, Sea Holly. A biennial with spiny, mid-green leaves. Branched stems of cone-shaped, pale green at first then steel-blue flowers surrounded by spiny silvery grey bracts. Self seeds. Max Height 90cm. Max Spread 30cm. Flowers June to August. Full sun. Hardy.
Eryngium x zabelli Violetta 2lt

A beautiful omamental thistle which bears vibrant deep blue flowers carried on dark blue stems in the summer. Loved by flower arrangers and most useful for winter drying. Thrives in a sunny open position in any well drained, fertile soil. Up to around 3ft in height

Eucomis comosa 'Sparkling Burgundy' 2lt
An unusual flowering bulb producing pretty spike-like heads of star shaped flowers resembling a pineapple With dark strap like leaves.
Eupatorium fistulosum Bartered Bride 3lt
Tall statuesque herbaceous perennial with sharply pointed yellow green leaves with sturdy stems up to 3m high topped by heads of fluffy white flowers which are a nectar insect magnet.
Euphorbia schillingii 2lt
An erect, perennial with dark green leaves, with pale green or white central vein, long lasting flowers with greenish yellow bracts.
Hedychium densiflorum 3lt
Clump forming perennial with tall reddish stems up to 2m which in late summer produce fragrant spikes of orange flowers.
Helenium 'Red Jewel" 2lt
Sneezeweed. Sun loving, herbaceous perennial. From July through to September upright stems are topped with clusters of red-orange flowers with dark centres. H75cm. Fully hardy. Any soil. Great for bees and butterflies.
Hemerocallis 'Prince of Purple' 3lt
A clump-forming perennial with handsome, narrow arching leaves. Diural type with dark purple/violet petals with a green midrib. Chartreuse throat. Also has scent.
Hemerocallis 'Stoplight' 3lt
A clump-forming perennial with handsome, sword-shaped arching leaves. Large spider lily form. Red with slight green throat surrounded with a thin band of gold slight ruffling flowers in summer.
Hemerocallis 'Quilt Patch' 3lt
A clump-forming perennial with handsome, sword-shaped arching leaves. A very different brown/orange flower with darker mauve chevron eye and large gold throat reaching 13 cm across.
Hemerocallis 'Stella de Oro' 2lt
A clump-forming perennial with handsome, narrow arching leaves. Producing a succession of canary yellow flowers in summer and early autumn.
Hemerocallis fulva 'Europa' 3lt
A clump-forming perennial with dark bluish green leaves. Trumpet-shaped, orange-red flowers with ruffled edge in summer.
Lamprothyrsus hieronymi RCB RA-K2-2 3lt

Graceful dwarf pampas grass 1.5m high × 2m wide, open fluffy silver flowers Apr-Jun and Oct-Dec, fresh shiny foliage. Drought tolerant.

Leptospermum Scoparium incarnus 3lt
New Zealand tea tree. Leptospermums are close relatives of myrtle, with similar small evergreen leaves and a dense bushy habit. White flowers with red-pink centers in mid summer.
Lychnis 'Hill Grounds' 2lt
An interesting hybrid between L. flos-jovis and L. coronaria with semi-evergreen silvery-grey foliage and striking bright magnenta-pink sterile flowers. If deheaded it will flowers from May to October. Great for sunny and dry positions.
Melanoselinum decipiens 3lt
This majestic semi evergreen perennial grows almost tree-like and then bears multiple heads of flat topped flowers. H1.5m.
Miscanthus nepalensis 3lt Miscanthus nepalensis 3lt
Very refined and classy member of this family of grasses. Clump forming grass with thin fine blades and flowering stems up to 1.8 m.
Miscanthus nudipes 3lt
Pink Fairy Grass. An elegant grass with narrow green leaves with a stripe and open pink flowers fading to brown as they age.
Miscanthus sinensis 'Adagio' 3lt
Compact cultivar forming neat mounds of arching silvery-greem foliage. Masses of silvery-beige flowers during summer.
Miscanthus sinensis 'Caberet' 5lt
An elegant grass with wide green leaves with a cream centre. Creamy white and silvery flower plumes.
Miscanthus sinensis 'Morning light' 2lt Miscanthus sinensis 'Morning light' 2lt
An elegant grass with narrow green leaves margined creamy white and silvery flower plumes.
Miscanthus sinensis 'Ruby Cute‘ 2lt

A tall upright clump forming ornamental grass. Striking green and silver-veined foliage turns pink then red in autumn, topped with silvery flower plumes in late Summer. Very attractive with frost on.

Molinia 'Karl Foerster' 3lt
A selected form of a native British grass. Grown for its golden-brown flower stems and dense plumes of flowers. Good autumn colouring. Full sun. Any moist well drained soil. H1.5m.Da
Osmunda regalis 'purparescens'  1lt Osmunda regalis 'purparescens' 1lt
A deciduous fern forming dense clumps of red-flushed fronds in spring becoming bright green.
Oxalis brasiliensis 9cm

Wood Sorrels Brazilian Oxalis. A clump-forming perennial with mid-green leaves with a red underside and pretty, widely funnel-shaped crimson red flowers. Late summer dormant but will start growing again in mid winter. Max Height 10cm. Flowers May to July. Full sun. Well drained.

Panicum Cheyenne Sky 2lt
An architectural perennial grass forming compact clumps of upright green foliage topped with delicate open flower panicles in summer. Leaf tips turn wine-red in autumn. Max height 80cm. Max spread 50 cm. Full sun to part shade.
Papaver Allegro 2lt
Perennial Oriental Poppy with large, red, silky flowers in early Summer. Rosette of hairy toothed green hair leaves.
Papaver Pattys Plum 2lt
Perennial Oriental Poppy with ruffled plum/mauve flowers early Summer.
Persicaria polymorpha
Impressive large perennial which forms a tight congested clump in the garden of stems up to 2.5m high topped with frothy white flower which is very attractive to nectar insects.
Punica sp Forbidden City 3lt
A pomegranate which was gifted to Roy Lancaster on a visit to the Forbidden City in China.  Paler foliage than standard pomegranate with single orange flowers late Spring followed by small yellow fruit.
Rudbeckia subtomentosa Little Henry' 2lt
Coneflower. Compact clump-forming perennial with quilled butter-yellow flowers from mid-summer to the frosts. Its seed heads are a favourite fast food for garden birds. Fully hardy. Any soil. Prefers full sun but will tolerate some light shade. H90cm W60cm.
Silphium Perfoliatum JS- Maya 2lt
Cup Plant.A dwarf form of this of North America native: Erect herbaceous perennial with triangular toothed leaves which grow on opposite sides of the stem and meet at the base forming cup hence common name. stems are topped by yellow daisies from June to Oct. Height 55cm.Spread 45cm Full sun to semi shade.
Sophora prostrata 'Little Baby' 3lt
A dwarf shrub with architectural tangled stems, evergreen, dainty foliage and yellow pea-like flowers in spring. Grows in sunny positions. Height 5ft, Spread 4ft.
Stipa pseudoichu 3lt
A slender blonde/silver coloured grass. Will grow in most soils and grows to about 1M. Ideal for grass border or mixed planting to give a wow factor. Full sun. 
Stipa tenuissima 1lt
Fine wispy bright green stems an this very popular grass in Spring as these grow will take on a tawny colour and mid season will produce feathery flowing flower/seed heads.
Teucrium ackermannii 2lt Teucrium ackermannii 2lt
Mainly evergreen but possibly herbaceous in harder Winter. Spreading grey green slightly felted foliage suitable for alpine conditions and sunny spots. Scented purple lavender flowers from late Spring through Summer
Trachelospermum 'Star of Toscana' 4lt deep

A evergreen climber with star-shaped and unique creamy-yellow flowers which have a sweet fragrance. Flowers through the summer months. The foliage turns bronze in the winter months. Prefers full sun.

Tradescantia Little Doll 1lt Tradescantia Little Doll 1lt
Short grassy foliage emerging in Spring on these clump forming perennial. Lovely pale blue flowers emerge in Summer .
Yucca rostrata 'Sapphire Skies'3lt
Glaucous coloured spiky thin leaves growing from a central crown  eventually trunk forming and forming a tree like structure.  with the leaves forming a pom pom like structure to the top.
Zantedeschia aethiopica Luzon Lovely BSWJ3959
Arum lily with narrow heart shaped leaves flowers with attractive creamy white flowers.