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Dahlia 'Bishop of Llandaff'
Bright red flowers over very dark foliage.
Dianthus barbatus 'Monksilver Black'
Perennial variety. Velvety-black flowers over black evergreen foliage. Neat shape.
Bright magenta flowers. Dark, decorative seed-heads.
Dianthus pygmaeus NMWJ14561
A trailing species with dainty and frilly, scented pink flowers on thin grey-green foliage.
Diascia fetacaniensis 'Daydream'
Masses of intense pink flowers. Low-growing and spreading so ideal for front of border or baskets.
Grecian or woolly foxglove. Long spikes of creamy-yellow flowers veined with brown. Dead-head main spike to encourage side shoots.
Digitalis x mertonensis
Long, erect spikes of coppery-tinted rosy-coloured flowers. Recommend dividing after flowering.
Dryopteris affinis 'Brilliance'
Colourful, evergreen fern. New opening fronds pink, turning coppery-bronze.