Hebe 'Youngii' - A compact, spreading, evergreen shrub which is smothered in short spikes of large violet flowers all summer, that gradually fade to white. The tiny leaves are dark green and glossy and often have fine red margins. Its spreading habit makes it ideal for rock gardens, or try it planted en-masse along a path or driveway. Like most hebes, it will flourish in a range of conditions, and once established, it is drought-tolerant, too. The flowers are a magnet for bees and…
Purple Leaf Plum Hedge, thick-growing, long-lived hedge also known as Purple Leaf Sand Cherry. Bright red 3 inch leaves in spring and blushing, white flowers in mid-late spring. In autumn, purple-black berries and the foliage turns a magnificent reddish purple. An ornamental hedge that is especially valued for its hardiness and unique coloring, it's an asset to the landscape and a standout specimen shrub. Grows 6-8 feet tall. Plant 2-3 feet apart. We send 1-2' plants. Drought resistant.
ERYSIMUM 'Bowles's Mauve' is a plant that every garden should have. It manages to flower almost all year long apart from in the depths of winter. This vigorous subshrub reaching 75cm (21/2ft) in height, has glaucous foliage and mauve flowers that lend it to many planting combinations. Given a good sunny aspect with well-drained soil it will reward you with months of continual flowering, and attract a whole host of insects.
Cultivation: Grow in moist, well-drained soil in full sun, against a sunny wall. Suggested uses: City, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Wallside and trellises Soil types: Chalky, Clay, Sandy Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained Soil pH: Alkaline, Neutral Light: Full Sun Aspect: South, West Exposure: Sheltered Hardiness: Tender in frost (H3)
Liatris spicata, also known as Blazing Star, is an unforgettable purple perennial. Known for its grass-like foliage and tall, spiky blooms that attract butterflies, birds and bees, Liatris makes a great cut flower and is deer resistant. Plant with Bee Balm and Black Eyed Susan’s for a vibrant, colorful garden. (Liatris spicata)