Woolly Blue Violet, Sister Violet€2.28
Viola sororia 'Dark Freckles' is a rare and most unusual violet with speckled flowers. It is similar to the wild violet, but its blue flowers are heavily speckled with violet / purple. It is covered with the cheerful little flowers in spring right through to autumn producing up to twenty per plant in its first season alone.
Sweet Violet. 'Snow Queen'
Also marketed as 'Scheekonigin' and 'Eismeer'.€2.34
Cultivated in Switzerland in 2004 from the famous 'Queen Charlotte', One would think that 'Reine de Neiges', or 'Snow Queen' would be a white bloomer. The flowers are almost white, a clear crisp ice-blue. Long blooming and upward facing, their fragrance is intense.
Sweet Violet, Wildflower of Britain and Ireland€1.74
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The legendary fragrant sweet violet: Viola odorata is often referred to as 'The King of Violets', with a beautiful fragrance and also several herbal uses. An excellent wild/woodland garden plant, it can be found near the edges of forests or in clearings.
Out of stockVeronicastrum virginicum 'Album' is one of the most fashionable plants around. It's an icon of the prairie-style of planting which has marked the young millennium. The multiple tapering, soft spikes of white flowers look like elegant, living candelabras. Topping dark-bronze stems, they provide vertical structure to any border.
Siberian Culver's Root€2.34
Out of stockTo garden with an Oudolf-esque plant like Veronicastrum, it is not necessary to turn your outdoor space into a prairie: you are allowed to keep your flower beds. Naturalistic planting travels well, and Veronicastrum holds its own in a formal border as well as in the middle of a lawn which has turned into a meadow.
Valerian, Wildflower of Britain and Ireland€1.98
Valeriana officinalis is a graceful wildflower that is native to Europe and Western Asia. The tall, branched flower stalks are held atop a low mound of foliage, the densely clustered flowers are sweetly scented and usually white with a hint of pink.
Shining Meadow Rue€1.98
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Thalictrum lucidum is a less well known species of meadow rue, it sports luscious deep green, fern-like foliage. In mid-summer the plant is festooned with a superb array of fragrant flower stems, topped with airy puffs of soft cream flowers each with bright yellow stamens.
Fringecups, Bigflower Tellima€2.10
Related to Heuchera and Tiarella, Tellima grandiflora form a tidy clump of rounded leaves and are topped by lime-green airy spires. They make excellent groundcover, thrive in shade between flowers in a border and make a good filler for separating strong shapes or bright colours.
Devil’s Bit Scabious
Wildflower of Britain and Ireland€2.34
Blue is such a vivid colour in the crystal-clear light peculiar to early autumn. But it's rather a rarity so the airy wands of small blue buttons found on Succisa pratensis are a particular blessing from August to October. This little wildflower is a very versatile plant and worthy of greater appreciation.
Pearlwort, Corsican Pearlwort
Starting at: €1.50
Sagina subulata is one of the best low growing ground covers. Irish moss is most often used as a ground cover, softening paths and stepping-stones. It gives a lush accent to rock garden and terraces. For a luxurious carpet of green, few plants can match Irish Moss.
Unspotted Dog, Suffolk Lungwort
Pulmonaria obscura is an extremely rare species. Known from just three small locations in adjacent ancient Suffolk woodlands, covering an area of 18 square metres it has only 600 individual stands. One of the first perennials bloom in spring, the flowers are light red, changing to purple and to blue at maturity.
Wildflower of Britiain and Ireland€1.74
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Prunella vulgaris is an interesting and quite beautiful little wildflower plant. The plants produce pretty blue-violet flowers in summer, the flowers freely produce nectar and are highly attractive to bees. If you’re looking for something to add to a meadow garden, or something for those shady areas this is the plant for you.
Poker Primrose, Vials Primrose€2.34
Out of stockP. vialii is a rosette-forming herbaceous perennial, with hairy, oblong-lanceolate leaves and erect stems with a terminal conical spike of light violet flowers 1cm in width, opening from red buds. A really striking plant, especially when seen grown in groups
Wildflower of Britain and Ireland€2.34One of the most striking native primula species, this is best grown in groups, especially if naturalised in grass. The fresh green rosettes of crinkly oval leaves are covered in velvety hairs, rolled inwards as the flower buds form in spring.
Common Solomon's Seal
Wildflower of Britain and Ireland€2.94
Out of stockPolygonatum multiflorum is a long cultivated pan-European perennial. Alternate bright green leaves are held upright like the wings of a bird on the upstroke of flight. Tubular white flowers, edged with tiny lime-green petals spring from their axils in spring.
White Jacob’s Ladder, Greek Valerian
Wildflower of Britain and Ireland€2.10
The white form of the lovely Jacobs Ladder, named after the slender, fresh green leaflets arranged like the rungs of a ladder. Blooming in late spring to early summer, the bright foliage and white flowers will brighten shady locations. Both the flowers and the attractive ferny foliage are excellent for cutting.
Blue Jacob’s Ladder, Greek Valerian
Wildflower of Britain and Ireland€1.86
Jacobs Ladder is an easy perennial to grow and is a very attractive plant for a border with moist but well-drained soil. The plants form a lush mound of deep green, ferny foliage, bearing upright stems with an endless succession of star-shaped blue flowers with contrasting yellow stamens.
Forget-Me-Not, Mouse Ears
Wildflower of Britain and Ireland
Starting at: €1.98
The much-loved, blue Forget-me-nots have the ability to stimulate nostalgic memories. They are a wonderful ground cover for a shady area, although they will also grow in full sun. They are easy to grow and if left alone, will create a lovely blue blanket of flowers.
Bowles Golden Grass€2.58
Out of stockMilium effusum Aureum has a magical quality, bringing incandescent light to the shady places it prefers. As the season progresses tiny golden, bead-like flowers on hair-thin stems arch gracefully creating fountains of gold.
Himalayan or Tibetan Blue Poppy€2.34
Out of stockWith blue as vivid as a kingfisher's wings, Meconopsis 'Lingholm' is of the most exquisitely beautiful of all flowering plants. Bred by chance this superb hybrid is reliably perennial. With stunningly piercing blue flowers these plants are exceptional.
Welsh Poppy, Yellow Poppy.
Wildflower of Britain and Ireland€1.98
The Meconopsis genus contains some of the most exquisitely beautiful of all flowering plants. Meconopsis cambricum is the easiest to grow, and is reliably perennial. The delicate cup-shaped, golden-yellow flowers are borne in abundance from late spring to early autumn.
Lindelofia longiflora is a little known hardy perennial from the western Himalayas. A member of the borage family with intense gentian blue flowers. Blooming from late spring to summer they resemble a cross between Anchusa, Forget-Me-Not and Pulmonaria.
English Bluebell, Wildflower of Britain and Ireland€2.10
A deep blue carpet of bluebells is an unforgettable sight to anyone visiting many of our native woodlands. The spring spectacle of seeing a wood not only greening, but also 'blueing' is one of the joys of the year. When bluebells are in flower, spring has truly arrived.
Corfu Lily€3.54Hosta ventricosa is a very special species. In Japan it is named 'Murasaki Giboshi' meaning ‘dark-purple flowered Hosta’. Sturdy and dependable, the plant forms a medium sized mound of rich, dark green foliage with deeply veined, heart-shaped leaves.