Nursery Catalogue

**Mail order is now available**

How to check for availability

Use our Nursery Catalogue to check for availability of plants, select plants and add them to the enquiry list. View your selection and send it to the Nursery. (Plant photos taken at Great Dixter – majority by Carol Casselden).

What happens next

We reply to your list within 3 working days with availability of plants. Then, if you would like to proceed with an order, please contact us by telephone with credit or debit card details. If you do not receive an email from us within a week of making contact, please check your junk email folder before getting in touch.

Mail order delivery

Our delivery service begins again in October 2017. Until this time plants can be ordered in the usual way (as described above) and collected in person. Or, you can visit our nursery without pre-ordering and individually select your plants from what is available on the day.

From October 2017 plants will be sent by Business Post courier on a 72 hour signed delivery. For P&P charges and information on plant availability click here. Collection from the nursery will also be available.

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Dicentra spectabilis

Heart-shaped flowers rose-pink to purple-pink with white, in sprays on arching fleshy stems May-July. 1.2m. Prefers cool, light shade and moist soil.

Dicentra spectabilis Valentine

An impressive selection of the old fashioned Bleeding Heart with cherry red flowers (instead of pink) held along arching dark stems in the spring. Handsome foliage with a tint of bronze. Best in part shade in good garden soil. Perennial but goes dormant in the summer – hardy. 60cms.

Dierama pulcherrimum

Wand Flower. Angel’s Fishing Rods. Arching racemes of pink or magenta funnels on tough, wiry stems. Our own seedlings. July. 1.5m. Prices start from £4.00.

Digitalis ferruginea Gigantea

The Rusty Foxglove is a short lived perennial making  deep green glossy rosettes of foliage that throw up impressive spires of upright stems decorated in small tubular apricot brown flowers - each delicately veined on the inside. Flowers June to July 1.5m high. Best in sun or light shade. Hardy.

Digitalis parviflora

The Small Flowered Foxglove is also short-lived as a perennial again with a rosette of linear dark green leaves giving rise to a dense community of slender upright stems each packed with columns of chocolate yellow tubular flowers that are mesmerising when inspected close. Flowers in June. 60cms. Hardy. Sun or light shade.

Dipsacus fullonum

Teasel. Biennial, which in the first year produces a rosette of dark green leaves. Second summer on an upright stem pinkish purple thistle-like heads... More Info »

Dryopteris erythrosora

Deciduous male-fern with strikingly red-flushed young fronds produced in succession and contrasting with the green of maturer fronds. Moisture. Not too much shade. Height variable.

Dryopteris wallichiana

Perhaps the handsomest of all (nearly) hardy ferns. Single crowns give an uninterrupted view of its inverted cone of fronds, each a pale lively green contrasting with the darkest brown... More Info »