Sam, our herbaceous plant expert, gives his pick of the most colourful, easy to grow and reliable plants for year afer year success.
Scabious Butterfly Blue and Pink Mist
These hardy perennials flower for months and are very attractive to bees and butterflies.
Erysimum Fragrant Sunshine and Fragrant Star
Being hardy, evergreen and perennial plus flowering non-stop from April to August these fragrant beauties are an absolute must!
Geum Totally Tangerine
Tough, reliable and easy to grow these Tangerine beauties have been the talking point of The Chelsea Flower Show for the last couple of years! Flowers all summer long!
Tiarella Spring Symphony
As the name suggests this beautiful spring flowering perennial is fantastic for difficult, shady locations forming neat semi-evergreen clumps.
Veronica Tissington White
Delicate spikes of ice white, late spring flowers are produced above glossy foliage.
Really impressive plant with elegant purple flower spikes in summer. Loved by bees and gardeners alike!
Erodium Spanish Eyes
This great little ground cover plant has a winning combination of pretty lacy foliage and dainty pink flowers. Really easy to grow. Available during May.
Geranium Pink Pouffe
One of the earliest flowering hardy geraniums with compact habit. Abundant pretty pink flowers are produced over an exceptionally long flowering season. Available during May.