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Perennial bushy salvia, which will survive outside in a sheltered site. Flowers, brightest pink are produced from May to October. Fantastic in containers or a sunny border.

Loved by butterflies and bees.

Available now in 1 litre pots £6.

Salvia x jamensis 'Nachtvlinder flowers from June to November and is always busy with honey and bumblebees. Lovely rich dark purple flowers.

Available now in 1 litre pots £6.

A good salvia with mid-green leaves and dark purple flowers borne up the stems through summer to autumn. Height: 30-50cm.

Available now in 1 litre pots £6.

'Salmon Dance' is an upright, bushy, evergreen sub-shrub or woody-based perennial with aromatic, ovate, mid-to dark grey-green leaves and terminal racemes of lightly fragrant, two-lipped, pale salmon flowers from early summer into autumn.

Available now in 1 litre pots £6.

Rare species from Peru. Small turquoise flowers suffused with pale green are produced throughout summer. Lovely in containers. Requires winter protection.

Available now in 1 litre pots £8.50

Pineapple sage. Leaves are scented like pineapple. Bright red flowers over a long period in summer & autumn. Needs a little winter protection but makes a great container plant where its scented foliage can be enjoyed.

Available now 2 litre pots £8.50. PLANT CODE: SAL-RUT

Purplish-red flowers for many weeks through summer & autumn.

available now in 1 litre pots £6.

We have a selection of hardy sarracenias for sale. Suitable for growing in pots or pool edges and bog garden providing it has acidic conditions, direct sunight and low nutrients.

Sarracenia require full direct sun. As such, they are candidates for only the brightest of windowsills - direct sunlight will help your plants remain strong with good trumpet colour.

Always water with rainwater.

The traditional compost mixture for  Sarracenia is sphagnum peat moss mixed with either lime-free horticultural sand or perlite to a ratio of about 2:1. 

Since our nursery is peat-free - and has been for the last 20 years - we pot our insectivorous plants in a highly composted quality bark with perlite added. Never add fertiliser or liquid feed as the plants get their nutrients from the insects they trap.

Insectivorous plants are great for getting children interested in plants - little boys love them (and big boys too!).

See also Darlingtonia and Drosera under the A to Z list.

The lids of the trumpets are a rich copper colour.

Available now in 1 litre pots £18.


Available now in 1 litre pots £18.


Available now in 1 litre pots £18.


S. flava var.  maxima  is a clump-forming, insectivorous perennial to 90cm tall. Its pitchers comprise lime-green to yellow tubes and lids with some red veining; large yellow flowers appear in the spring.

Hardy and can be planted outside or grown in tunnel or greenhouse. Our plants have survived temperatures down to minus 15!

Always keep in good light and water with rainwater.

Available now 1 litre pots full. £20


Sarracenia leucophylla is a very sought-after carnivorous plant owing to its white-coloured pitchers on their upper part, which is very distinguishable from the other plants. The thin and elongated traps are among the tallest in the genus.  In Autumn, it is the last one to make pitchers, and they are genrally the highest ones of the year. A superb species you can't not have in your collection !

Available now in 1 litre pots £12.


Always water with rainwater.

Available now in 9cm pots £9. PLANT CODE: SARR-OREO

  • Saruma  are herbaceous perennials with a tufted rootstock, upright leafy stems and three-petalled flowers. The name is an anagram of its close relative, Asarum

  • S. henryi  a herbaceous perennial with branched, upright stems bearing pale green, heart-shaped leaves up to 10cm across. The whole plant is softly-hairy, giving it a silvery appearance especially in spring. Yellow, three-petalled flowers are produced at the branch tips intermittently from spring to summer

Available soon in 1 litre pots £7.50. PLANT CODE: SARU-H

Loose flower stems full of delicate nodding, spurless, pale mauve-pink flowers are produced during late spring. A Chinese woodlander, but tolerant of sun or partial shade, in well-drained soil. 15-30cm (6-12").

Available now 9cm pots £4. PLANT CODE: SEMI-E-A

Rarely offered for sale - this tuberous, mound-forming perennial grows to 45cm high in flower. Silvery-grey hairy leaves topped with fragrant creamy-white flowrs. It requires a sheltered site - hardy down to minus 5. (It is related to Streptocarpus).

Available now 1 litre pots £7.50. PLANT CODE: SINN-T

10-15cm (4-6") high. Striking flowers with pale violet petals, veined dark purple and with a dark purple base to each petal, inside the flower has a bright yellow eye. Full sun.

Available now 9cm pots £4.

A grass with densely tufted evergreen foliage, producing magnificent shimmering panicles of silver to purplish green spikelets which turn a rich autumnal gold when ripe, giving the illusion of giant oats. 1.8m (6ft).

Available now 1 litre pots £6. PLANT CODE: STI-GIG

Salvia greggii 'Royal Bumble' bears masses of hot red flowers, in contrast with dark purple-green stems and leaves. Loves a sunny site but I find these salvias can also stand a bit of shade. 'Royal Bumble' is perfect for planting near a bench or path, where you can enjoy its pretty blooms and fragrant foliage. The flowers are extremely attractive bees and other pollinators.

For best results grow Salvia greggii 'Royal Bumble' in well-drained soil in full sun. Plants may need protection in extreme winters.

Available now in 1 litre pots £6. PLANT CODE: SAL-RB

Available now 1 litre pots.

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