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BLACK EYED SUSAN BLACK EYED SUSAN

Rudbeckia hirta - This widely grown, carefree North American native is grown for it's abundant large orange-yellow flower heads with blackish brown centres. A hardy, colourful plant growing 30cm that will bloom from summer to frost. This... [ more ]

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BLANKETFLOWER 'Burgundy' BLANKETFLOWER 'Burgundy'

Gaillardia aristata grandiflora - A sumptuous pure red variety of blanketflower, loved for its 7 cm rayed flowers on long stems, blooming tirelessly for months on end. Heat resistant and very hardy. D.S. or Tr. Germ. 70o-75o. Ht. 60 cm, S... [ more ]

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BUTTERFLY WEED BUTTERFLY WEED

Asclepias tuberosa - Named after Asklepios, the god of healing this is a cheery addition to any garden. We don’t consider this striking, waxy-orange flower a weed at all. It welcomes hot, dry conditions and earns high marks as a long-lastin... [ more ]

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COLUMBINE - GRANNY'S BONNET COLUMBINE - GRANNY'S BONNET

Aquilegia vulgaris - Large, double spurless flowers are carried on 50 to 80 cm stems in a medley of colours. It is a true classic plant for your cottage garden. They bloom in early summer. We have seen them thrive in the hot sun along the e... [ more ]

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COLUMBINE - NORA BARLOW COLUMBINE - NORA BARLOW

Aquilegia vulgaris - Native to North America and Europe, this flower is the symbol of folly. The shape of the flower is similar to the cap & bell of a court jester's hat. This one is a double rose with many clustered petals. Originated in t... [ more ]

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COLUMBINE - WILD CANADIAN COLUMBINE - WILD CANADIAN

Aquilegia canadensis - Nodding heads of red with yellow centres, their long spurs pointing up, grace this exquisite species. Will self-seed and naturalize a wooded, semi-shaded area. Native to both Eastern and Western Canada. II. O. Zone 3-... [ more ]

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CUP AND SAUCER CUP AND SAUCER

Campanula medium calycanthema - A classic garden biennial that blooms early and long into the season. Reseeding from year to year, this plant provides a show of blue, rose and white cup-like flowers that delicately perch on a frilly ‘saucer... [ more ]

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CUPID's DART CUPID's DART

Catananche caerulea - Discovered in SW Europe and introduced to gardens in the late 1700's. Every cottage garden should have this drought-tolerant gem that flowers freely from June to September. Boasting intensely blue cornflower like bloom... [ more ]

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ECHINACEA/PURPLE CONEFLOWER ECHINACEA/PURPLE CONEFLOWER

Echinacea purpurea - Used historically by the Plains Indians for snake bites and as a blood purifier. Receiving wide acclaim in modern times as an immune system strengthener and is used to "nip a cold in the bud". Tincture can easily be mad... [ more ]

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ECHINACEA/WHITE SWAN ECHINACEA/WHITE SWAN

Echinacea purpurea - This variety produces magnificent 11 cm white flowers with orange-brown centres. A real show-stopper! SEED COUNT: 60 plus

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FALSE INDIGO FALSE INDIGO

Baptisia australis - Native to N. America, this hardy, gently spreading perennial bears spikes of dark blue, pea like flowers flocked with white or cream followed with black seed pods. Height: to 120cm

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FALSE SUNFLOWER - Summer Sun FALSE SUNFLOWER - Summer Sun

heliopsis Helianthoides - A tall upright clump forming and long blooming perennial. They will be loaded with mostly single orange yellow flowers. They are great for cuts, for use in the back of your border garden or in a wildflower garden... [ more ]

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FLAX - BLUE FLAX - BLUE

Linum perenne (L.lewisii) - Agem for blue flower-lovers, like myself. 25 cm clear blue flowers are borne from June-August starting 1st year. Named after Meriwether Lewis, who found it growing in midwestern U.S. in the late 1700s. Like man... [ more ]

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FLAX - DIAMOND WHITE FLAX - DIAMOND WHITE

A compact, base branched with a light and airy appearance topped with pure white flowers. Like blue and red flax the flowers only last one day - only to be replaced with new ones the next morning. A first year blooming Perennial. Good Re... [ more ]

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FORGET-ME-NOT FORGET-ME-NOT

Myosotis alpestris - Essential in any cottage garden for its appealing sky-blue flowers with yellow centres, blooming in succession up the stems while the tips unfurl like ferns. An ancient symbol of loving remembrance. Re-seeding biennials... [ more ]

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FOXGLOVE - APRICOT BEAUTY FOXGLOVE - APRICOT BEAUTY

Digitalis purpurea - A highly desirable cultivar of exquisite beauty. Stately sulf-supporting plants send up spires covered in nodding 5 cm tubular bells, apricot coloured with speckled throats. Blooms early summer. Poor soil OK. Zone 4-8.... [ more ]

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FOXGLOVE - EXCELSIOR MIX FOXGLOVE - EXCELSIOR MIX

Digitalis purpurea - This variety is one of the best for cut flower. The horizontally held flowers are sprad evenly around each spike. Colours range from yellows to pinks, purples and whites. Grows to 1.2 m tall. Many mystical, magical l... [ more ]

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FOXGLOVE - OLD ENGLISH (Wild) FOXGLOVE FOXGLOVE - OLD ENGLISH (Wild) FOXGLOVE

Digitalis purpurea - The original species type, native to Britain. Similar to above but in shades of purple to white with speckled throats. Ht. 1-2 m. Zone 4- 9. O. Many mystical, magical legends have evolved around the foxglove, often i... [ more ]

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FOXGLOVE - RUSTY FOXGLOVE FOXGLOVE - RUSTY FOXGLOVE

A rare heirloom species of foxglove with tall spires of pendulous, brown-red, orchid-like flowers with speckled throats. Ht. 1-2 m. Zone 4-8. Many mystical, magical legends have evolved around the foxglove, often involving fairies, and i... [ more ]

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FOXGLOVE - YELLOW FOXGLOVE - YELLOW

Digitalis ambigua - Originally from Europe to Siberia, this hardy Foxglove produces large pale yellow flowers 4 to 5cm long with brown veins inside. Blooms early to mid summer. Height to 1m. Width 45cm. Zone 3 to 8 SEED COUNT: 400 plus

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GEUM - MRS. BRADSHAW GEUM - MRS. BRADSHAW

avens - A densely woolly clump forming perennial with heart shaped leaves. The branched stems bear clumps of semi-double brilliant orange flowers 4 - 5 cm. across. TYPE: Perennial ZONE : 5 - 9 LIGHT: Sun to part shade SOIL:: Rich, w... [ more ]

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GLOBE CENTAUREA GLOBE CENTAUREA

Centaurea macrocephala - Always a conversation piece in our garden, globe centaurea is a tall perennial with large fuzzy basal leaves and stout stems bearing yellow artichoke-like flowers 4 - 8 cm in diameter. Flowers can be dried. D.S. in... [ more ]

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GLOBE THISTLE GLOBE THISTLE

Echinops ritro - Hailing from Siberia and Central Europe, this carefree summer bloomer is great for cut and dried flowers. Bright blue flowers in dense spherical heads and grayish white and fuzzy spiny foliage will tolerate poor, well-dra... [ more ]

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GREAT BLUE LOBELIA GREAT BLUE LOBELIA

Lobelia siphilitica - “The largest and most showy, but not often cultivated, of the Lobelias, is L.siphilitica, a stoutstemmed, many-flowered species, which is chiefly found near springs; the flowers are full blue and the spike much crowded... [ more ]

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HOLLYHOCK - FIG HOLLYHOCK HOLLYHOCK - FIG HOLLYHOCK

Althaea ficifolia - Ararely offered species of hollyhock, much less susceptible to rust. 8 cm-wide funnel-shaped flowers in colours of yellow, white, copper and rose-red grace the tall stems of this gem. Strong-growing easy perennial also... [ more ]

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HOLLYHOCK - SINGLE BLACK HOLLYHOCK - SINGLE BLACK

Alcea rosea 'nigra' - For an added element of sophistication to your cottage garden. These are the blackest hollyhock we've ever seen and look elegant growing against any colour of house or along a fenceline. Stunning. Listed in an 1827 Tor... [ more ]

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JOHNNY-JUMP-UP (Heartsease) JOHNNY-JUMP-UP (Heartsease)

Viola tricolor 'Helen Mount' - For many centuries associated with courtship and love, bearing numerous other folk names such as "Jack-Jump-up-and-Kiss-Me" and "Love-in-Idleness". Easy to grow and quick to bloom these miniature pansies put... [ more ]

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LIATRIS - Blazing Star Gayfeather LIATRIS - Blazing Star Gayfeather

Liatris spicata - Long sturdy dense spikes of majestic purple bloom from the top down in late summer. Reaching up to 1.5 mthis hardy perennial has narrow grass-like leaves and makes a super accent plant in the border or wild garden. Last... [ more ]

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LUPINS - RUSSELL STRAIN LUPINS - RUSSELL STRAIN

Lupinus polyphyllus - A mixture of pink, salmon, blue, yellow, white, red and bicolours will bloom on tall spires that are a must in the cottage garden. Provide welldrained soil in part shade. This strain has been around since the 1930’s w... [ more ]

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LUPINS - WILD LUPINS - WILD

Lupinus perennis - The wild lupin bear 30 cm spikes of blue (occasionally pink or white) flowers in early summer. all lupins, they enjoy cool temperatures moist, undisturbed soil. they are good for naturalizing and for wild flower gardens... [ more ]

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MALTESE CROSS MALTESE CROSS

Lychnis chalcedonica - Dense clusters of vermillion flowers bloom atop tall stems rising from bright green basal mounds. Very striking - hence the folk name “scarlet lightening”. Grown in pioneer gardens since the C17th. Combines well wit... [ more ]

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MALVA, Musk Mallow MALVA, Musk Mallow

Malva moschata alba - White, almost transparent, 60 cm blooms cluster along the bushy stems of this excellent container plant. Continuously flowering until frost, this variety was listed in a nursery catalogue from 1909. Afirst year floweri... [ more ]

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MEXICAN HAT MEXICAN HAT

Ratibida columnifera - This drought tollerant North American native beauty is a joy to grow. The ray flowers droop at the base of a 3 to 5 cm tall brownish cone. The have an airy growth pattern with the stems branching often above the base.... [ more ]

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MONK'S HOOD MONK'S HOOD

Aconitum - An old fashioned plant believed to have mythical powers with spikes of purple hooded flowers are carried on still stalks up to 1.5 m. tall. It is reputed to have sprouted from the underworld. SEED COUNT: 50 plus

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PYRETHRUM PYRETHRUM

Chrysanthemum coccineum - very much the same as the Shasta Daisy but these flowers are in shades of reds and rose. Zone 4.

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RED HOT POKER RED HOT POKER

Kniphofia - This clump forming perennial shoots up spikes of orange, red and yellow torch-like spikes of flowers towering to 1.5 m tall. Flowers from late summer to late autumn. Use in bornders for dramatic interest. Zone 5-9.

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ROSE CAMPION ROSE CAMPION

Lychnis coronaria - A flower dating back to medieval times, also known as "Mullein Pink". Bright magenta-pink 4 cm flowers bloom mid-summer against downy, silver-green foliage. Excellent with white flowers. D.S. Zone 3-9. II. O. SEED COU... [ more ]

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SHASTA DAISY SHASTA DAISY

Chrysanthemum maximum - An easy to grow, trouble-free flower that rewards you with large white yellow-eyed daisies. Growing to 80 cm, they make beautiful long-stemmed cut flowers that last for over a week. They are at home in your border... [ more ]

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SWAMP MILKWEED SWAMP MILKWEED

Asclepias incarnata - A lover of fertile, moist soil and full sun, this thick stemmed perennial is slow to start but will reward your patience with purple flowers that bloom from summer to fall. Grows 1 m high. Prechill seed and start ind... [ more ]

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TEASEL TEASEL

Dipsacus fullonum - Best in the informal garden, teasel can be enjoyed all year round. In summer the pale lilac flowers crowd the thistle-like head and appear in bands of colour. The stately skeletons with their needlelike bracts will con... [ more ]

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VERBENA VERBENA

Verbena bonariensis - Brought to England from Patagonia in 1834, this drought tolerant plant will flower from midsummer into fall. Its sprawling habit and attractiveness to butterflies and hummingbirds make it a must have in the cottage g... [ more ]

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VIOLA Clear Crystal Black VIOLA Clear Crystal Black

Viola nigra - Picture masses of velvety deep black 4 cm flowers with golden yellow eyes and dark green foliage spreading under a shady nook and blooming all summer well into the frosts of November. Great for groundcover and to fill in a p... [ more ]

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VIOLA King Henry VIOLA King Henry

Viola cornuta - This variety has dainty, sky-blue and violetcoloured blossoms with yellow eyes. Cutting them back in summer heat will prevent leginess and reward you with another show of bloom until frost. Generous re-seeder. D.S. Ht.15 c... [ more ]

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