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  • Acanthus mollis

    £2.15

    Bear’s breeches. A perennial deep-rooted plant from Europe, growing 1.2 m (4 ft) high and 0.6 m (2 ft) across; likes a well-drained soil and sun or part shade. It makes a good ground cover, spreading by suckers. The leaves are used medicinally. Hardy to -15°C. Stratification: ND. Number of seeds: 5.

    7 in stock


  • Achillea millefolium

    £2.15

    Yarrow. Mat-forming perennial, spreading via rhizomes. Edible leaves, medicinal, bee plant, ground cover, accumulator. Likes sun and a well drained site; hardy to –40 °C Stratification: ND. Number of seeds: 200.

    27 in stock


  • Agastache foeniculum

    £2.15

    Anise hyssop. A perennial growing to 90 cm (3 ft) high, which likes a sunny position and a well-drained soil. The leaves and flowers are edible raw, with an excellent sweet aniseed flavour. The plant can also be used medicinally and is liked by bees. Hardy to -10ºC. Stratification: ND. Number of seeds: 50.

    25 in stock


  • Agastache rugosa

    £2.15

    Korean mint. Perennial growing to 60 cm (2 ft) high or more, with spikes of blue flowers much loved by bees. The leaves are anise-flavoured and used as a flavouring and for teas; also medicinally in Chinese medicine. Likes a well-drained soil and sun; hardy to -10ºC or so. Stratification: ND. Number of seeds: 150.

    45 in stock


  • Alchemilla mollis

    £2.50

    Lady’s mantle. Perennial from Northern Europe growing to 50 cm (20”) high. The leaves, stems and roots are all well known medicinal parts, and the plant makes a good ground cover in shade – tolerates deep shade. Stratification: CS4. Number of seeds: 100.

    20 in stock


  • Allium neapolitanum

    £2.15

    Daffodil garlic. A perennial from Europe which produces edible, garlic-flavoured bulbs, young leaves (excellent in salads) and flowers (good in salads). Leaves are retained in most winters and can be used in winter salads; top dies down in midsummer until autumn. Prefers sun, though it is one of the few Alliums to tolerate deep shade in a well-drained location. Hardy to -12°C. Stratification: ND. Number of seeds: 20.

    14 in stock


  • Allium carinatum pulchellum

    £2.15

    Keeled garlic. Bulbous, clump-forming perennial to 60 cm (2 ft) high, virtually evergreen, with rich purple flower in summer. Does not produce bulbils. Edible leaves & flowers – garlic flavour. Likes sun and a well-drained site; hardy to -15°C Stratification: ND. Number of seeds: 35.

    3 in stock


  • Allium schoenoprasum

    £2.15

    Chives. Well known perennial from Europe, growing to 60 cm (2 ft) high when it flowers. Usually grown for the edible leaves, excellent raw in salads or cooked. The flowers can also be eaten, and bees love the flowers. Likes sun or light shade. Hardy to -23°C. Stratification: ND. Number of seeds: 50.

    10 in stock


  • Allium tuberosum

    £2.15

    Garlic chives, Chinese chives. Chinese perennial growing to 50 cm (20”) high which needs a sunny site. Well known for its edible leaves with a garlic flavour; also edible are the bulbs, seeds and flowers. Also used medicinally. Bees like the flowers. Hardy to -15°C. Stratification: ND. Number of seeds: 40.

    45 in stock


  • Allium senescens

    £2.15

    Ballhead onion. Vigorous bulbous perennial to 60 cm (2 ft) high with purplish-pink flowers in summer. Edible bulbs, leaves, young shoots. Likes sun and a well-drained site; hardy to -20°C Stratification: ND. Number of seeds: 20.

    72 in stock


  • Allium ramosum

    £2.25

    (=Allium odoratum) Fragrant-flowered garlic, Chinese chives. Perennial edible, similar to garlic chives but flowering earlier. White flowers loved by bees. Grows 60cm high. Leaves and bulbs are a fine edible. Stratification: ND. Number of seeds: 10.

    33 in stock


  • Allium sphaerocephalum

    £2.15

    Round headed garlic. Bulbous perennial to 90 cm (3 ft) highwith pinkish-red flowers in summer. Sometimes produces bulbils. Edible bulbs, leaves. Likes sun and a well-drained site; hardy to -20°C Stratification: ND. Number of seeds: 40.

    12 in stock