|Acacia baileyana purpurea|
Graceful evergreen shrub with fern-like, grey-green foliage, flushed purple. Golden yellow 'mimosa' flowers.
Large, deeply lobed and spine-tipped, dark glossy green leaves. Spikes of white flowers with spiny purplish bracts.
Flat heads of terracotta flowers fading to cream.
|Aconitum napellus subsp. vulgare 'Albidum'|
Dense spires of creamy white flowers.
|Actaea simplex 'Black Negligee'|
Dramatic, black foliage. Creamy-white bottlebrush flowers.
|Actaea simplex 'Pink Spike'|
Dramatic perennial. Scented bottlebrush-like flowers emerge pale pink and darken with age.
|Agapanthus 'Gayle's Lilac'|
Lilac-blue flower heads, although small make a good display from many stems. Good in pots. Semi-evergreen. Compact.
Grey-green, mint-scented leaves and dense spikes of tubular, soft orange flowers.
|Agastache rugosa 'Golden Jubilee'|
Gold, aniseed scented leaves turning lime green later in summer. Fluffy lavender flowers. Bee friendly.
|Ageratina altissima 'Chocolate'|
Sprays of white flowers. Chocolate foliage.
|Ajuga reptans 'Braunherz'|
Deep purple leaves. Deep blue flower spikes. Mat-forming evergreen.
Vigorous half-hardy bulb from South Africa. Greenish-white flower spikes over greyish leaves.
White scented flowers from green tipped buds over glossy leaves.
South African bulb. Scented, bell-shaped yellow flowers.
Similar to hollyhocks but no rust! Lovely semi-double pale flowers with maroon stamens.
Pretty mini form of alchemilla mollis. Small, yellow-green flowers on reddish stems. Clump-forming.
|Allium 'Purple Rain'|
Heads of rich, deep purple-violet, starry flowers like sparklers. Allium 'Purple Sensation' x cristophii.
|Allium albopilosum (syn cristophii)|
Large heads of starry, silvery-lilac flowers on stocky stems. Long-lasting and excellent dried. Foliage dies down before flowering.
|Allium hollandicum 'Purple Sensation'|
Large round heads of deep purple flowers.
|Allium stipitatum 'Violet Beauty'|
Violet-purple flowers. Long lasting and excellent dried.
|Alstroemeria 'Indian Summer'|
Dark buds open to orange-red flowers from May onwards.
|Alstroemeria psittacina 'Royal Star'|
Branched clusters of dark red flowers over leaves with irregular cream edges.
|Amarcrinum memoria-corsii 'Howardii'|
Amaryllis/Crinum hybrid. Clear pink, fragrant flowers. Frost hardy.
|Amarine tubergenii 'Zwanenburg'|
Spectacular, trumpet-shaped, dusky pink flowers. Needs short dry dormancy in summer to flower.
|Amarine tubergenii 'Belladiva'|
Amaryllis x nerine. Pink lily-like flowers.
Funnel-shaped, fragrant pink flowers on each stem open before leaves appear.
Voodoo lily. Exotic looking bulbous perennial. Reddish-purple spathe with dark brown spadix followed by large spotted leaves.
|Anemone 'Wild Swan'|
White flowers with blue bands on reverse over a long period.
|Anemone blanda 'White Splendour'|
Known as the Winter Windflower. Large, pure white flowers.
|Anemone blanda Blue Shades|
Hardy, herbaceous perennial. Delicate blue flowers.
|Anemone blanda var. rosea 'Pink Star'|
Large, bright purple-pink starry flowers. Ideal for rockeries and naturalising in grass.
|Anemone De Caen 'Mr Fokker'|
Velvety, violet-blue flowers. Good in borders or containers.
|Anemone De Caen 'Sylphide'|
Single, shocking pink flowers. Good in borders or containers - and for cutting.
|Anemone multifida 'Rubra'|
Rich rose-coloured, buttercup-like flowers with yellow stamens over ferny foliage.
|Anemone x hybrida 'Honorine Jobert'|
Pure white, saucer-shaped flowers with yellow stamens.
|Angelica sylvestris 'Ebony'|
Architectural umbellifer. Almost black, finely cut leaves. Sprays of pink flowers. Usually grown as a biennial. Collect seed.
|Anisodontea 'El Rayo'|
Sub-shrub from South Africa. Large, pink, hibiscus-shaped flowers with darker centres. Often flowers all year round!.
|Aquilegia vulgaris 'Ruby Port'|
Fully double, deep maroon, nodding flowers on upright stems.
|Aquilegia vulgaris 'Black Barlow'|
Double, upright purple-black flowers.
|Arthropodium candidum 'Maculatum'|
Bulbous perennial from New Zealand. Speckled brown foliage. Tiny white flowers. Good in pots.
|Arthropodium candidum 'Little Lilia'|
Tufted, white edged foliage. Short heads of starry white flowers. Protect from hard frosts.
New Zealand perennial. Starry, white flowers. Drought-resistant.
Cream plumes on bronze stems over attractive, divided green-gold foliage.
Unusual flower heads of brilliant orange. Attractive to butterflies and bees.
Fragrant, yellow, star-shaped flowers on upright spikes. Evergreen leaves.
|Aster 'Little Carlow'|
Masses of bright blue daisies in large sprays.
Masses of delicate heads of pale lilac-pink daisies on dark stems.
|Aster ageratoides 'Asran'|
Masses of lavender-blue daisies with yellow eyes Bushy, upright form. Easy and reliable.
|Aster frikartii 'Monch'|
Sprays of large, long-lasting, lavender-blue flowers with yellow centres. No staking or mildew.
|Aster novae-angliae 'Purple Dome'|
Compact variety. Violet-purple flowers with yellow centres.
|Aster novae-angliae 'Roter Stern'|
Purple-pink flowers. Low maintenance perennial for back of border.
|Aster novi-belgii 'Marie Ballard'|
Sprays of large, clear lavender-blue, double flowerheads.
|Aster pyrenaeus 'Lutetia'|
Loose mounds on graceful wiry stems smothered in large, pale lilac-blue daisies. Flowers last for weeks in the garden.
Dwarf variety. Graceful branching sprays of delicate shell-pink flowers.
|Astrantia 'Gill Richardson'|
Attractive, dark red flowers. Clump-forming. Wildlife friendly.
|Astrantia 'Mrs MaGregor'|
Large, silvery-pink pincushion.
|Astrantia ''Warren Hills''|
Large, pale pink flowers fading to white.
|Astrantia major 'Penny's Pink'|
Rich pink flowers surrounded by paler bracts with deeper pink veins. Free-flowering.