Our ‘starter packs’ have proved to be popular in previous years. We offer three different named cultivars, chosen by us, for £20.00 including post and packaging. We will try to provide a good range of cultivar types. No more than 3 starter collections per order (ie nine different named cultivars), please.
Evergreen Chinese woodlander. Mauve and white spurred flowers. Plant in light shade, away from summer drought and winter waterlogging, but water in well in its first year.
Epimedium acuminatum yellow flowered CC01141 – Unusual colour form of this evergreen Chinese species. Arching stems flowers quite late. H30cm shade and humous. From Desirable Plants.
Northern Maidenhair – Delicate, 20-40cm fronds with black stems, spread out into a fan-like circle. Hardy and easy to grow in moist, cool free draining environments in reasonable shade. Deciduous.
Himalayan Maidenhair – Hardy deciduous fern, almost evergreen in mild areas, forming a mat of fronds up to 25cm. Moist, cool sites with plenty of shade.
Palest pink semi-double cultivar of Primula sieboldii. New to our collection in 2015. Our collection of semi-double sieboldii all exhibit a variable trait on the extent of the double-petalling. In good weather years the flowers will show the double nature fully. In poor weather seasons the flowers will often revert to single blooms for the [...]
Small flowered, deep pink with white spots at the centre. Narrow, notched flat snowflake petals. Sourced from Japan, the name translates as “Red Dragonfly”. A very attractive Sakurasu which dates from the late 1800s.
Narrow petalled snowflake with prominent pin. White petals suffused pink and pink edged.
Blue backed and blue shaded white faced thrum. Slender, flat tending to grasp-blooming petals. A floribund and reliable Primula sieboldii cultivar, which dates from the early 1800s in Japan.
Wave blooming, overlap petalled thrum. Pure white flowers. Tends to be lower growing that normal and one of the later cultivars to come into flower. One of our first cultivars, from Martin Nest Nurseries and a very neat and attractive Primula sieboldii.
Moonlight primula. Early summer flowering, pendant shaped flowers, ranging from white (alba), yellow (luna) through to purple (violacea). Flowers are sweetly perfumed.