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 mail order service runs between mid-October and the end of March – sorry we do not send out plants at any other time because we are busy with nursery customers.

P&P charges are £10.00 for orders up to £100 and £15.00 for orders over £100 to UK mainland addresses. Scottish Highlands and Islands, Channel Islands, Isle of Wight, Isle of Man and Northern Ireland will be posted out at cost (which we will not know until the plants are packaged and weighed) plus £10.00 surcharge. We regret we do not send to, or outside of the EU.

The plants will be sent by the courier UK Mail Ltd. on a 24 hour signed for delivery.

Collecting Plants

Plants may also be collected direct from the nursery all year round. We are happy to reserve plants for collection if you would email us your list prior to your visit. Bringing your own box will be appreciated.

Name Changes in 2018 (most notably Asters)

Where plant names have newly changed they are listed under their new name, with their previous name or synonym listed in parenthesis. Most notably, many plants, but not all, in the Aster family have now been re-classified as Symphyotrichum, Eurybia and Galatella amongst others. Please check the list under these new names to find the plants that you are searching for. You can find out more about all kinds of daisies at our September Daisy Day.

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Parthenocissus henryana

Outstanding strain of this self-clinging climber with small, neatly fingered leaflets, pale at the centre. Excellent north-waller. Brilliant fall colour. 10m. H5.

Patrinia punctiflora

From a rosette of jagged lobed green leaves erupts a solid upright stem with layer after layer of small yellowish green flowers. Beautiful bleached seed heads follow. Long season of interest. June-Nov. Perennial.1.4m. H7.

Patrinia scabiosifolia

Elegant heads of slightly green-tinted yellow flowers, contrasting admirably with Verbena bonariensis or Salvia uliginosa. Aug.-Oct. Perennial. 1m. H7.

Pelargonium sidoides

A delicate little pelargonium from South Africa with velvety, small, dark red almost black flowers over neat grey-green leaves. Roots are traditionally used as a remedy for bronchitis and sore throats. Tender. 20cm. H1c.

Pennisetum macrourum

Forms tussocks of pale green leaves with masses of slender upright stems, each bearing long thin, bristly flowers resembling pipe cleaners in late summer. Spreads gently. Great for flower arranging. 1.5m. October. H3.

Penstemon Drinkstone

A rather hardy bedding penstemon with narrow leaves and shapely rose-red funnels. Summer. Perennial. 80cm. H5.

Penstemon Pensham Plum Jerkum

Semi-evergreen perennial. Deep plum, blending to dark red tubular flowers marked white in the throat July-October. May need some winter protection. Best in free-draining soil. Perennial. 1m. H4.

Penstemon White Bedder

Large white tubular-shaped flowers often pink-tinged with brown anthers over a long season. Evergreen. Good drainage in winter. Perennial. 60cm. H3.

Persicaria alpina (syn. P. polymorpha)

Exceptionally showy hardy perennial with frothy heads of white flowers fading to pink over a long season. An impressive plant best in moist soil but tolerant of drier conditions. Vigorous and clump-forming (not invasive). 2.5m. H6.

Persicaria amplexicaulis Alba

.A fine and elegant perennial garden plant with masses of thin spikes clothed in white flowers produced in late summer. Creates a cloud of white that looks so good with vibrant crocosmias. Hardy and robust. H7.