Nursery Catalogue

Plant mail order will be extended until further notice

We are currently dispatching confirmed order enquiries within 1 week of payment details being received, weather permitting.


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

**MAIL ORDER is continuing until further notice**

Postage and Packing Charges

Postage and packing charges for orders up to £100 is £10. For orders over £100 we charge £15. Please see our terms of business for more details concerning plant mail orders.

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.

Pot sizes and prices

In general our £3.50 plants are in 9cm pots. £4.50 plants are in 10x10x11cm pots, £6.50 plants are in 1.5 – 2 litre pots and £8.50 plants are in 2 litre deep pots. But there are always exceptions and as the season progresses and plants grow, they may be potted on and thus incur a price increase.

Name Changes (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.

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Valeriana pyrenaica

Hardy, herbaceous and self-sowing perennial with corymbs of pale mauve blossom in early summer. Moist, well drained soil. 1.6m. H7.

Verbascum chaixii

Pale yellow spikes mid to late summer. Reliably perennial. June-July. 1m. H6.

Verbascum chaixii Album

More popular than the yellow type-plant, the spikes of white flowers are set off by dark centres. Reliably perennial. June-July. 1m. More Info »

Verbascum Christo’s Yellow Lightning

Our breathtaking new mullein with densely packed pale yellow flowers carried on multi-branched spikes rising from ground-hugging rosettes of grey-green leaves. Impressive when in flower... More Info »

Verbascum olympicum

A magnificent biennial mullein with proud, regularly branching candelabrums of yellow blossom. July-Sept. 2.5m. H6.

Verbena bonariensis

Stemmy 2m but self-supporting hardy border perennial, invaluable for its long season. Heads of purple flowers. July-Nov. H4. Often also available as seeds, which are stocked and sold through our online shop.

Verbena hastata f. rosea

Hardy clump-forming perennial. Produces pinkish flower spikes over a long season. Upright habit, and suitable for the herbaceous border. Nice seed heads through the autumn. Will self sow. 1.5m. H5.

Verbena officinalis var grandiflora Bampton

A lovely new introduction with glossy dark purple leaves and masses of pale pink flowers held on thin branching stems... More Info »

Verbena rigida

Useful addition to the summer border. Violet flowers in abundance from mid summer through to autumn. Nice stiff stems and jagged toothed oblong leaves. Hardy tuberous... More Info »

Verbesina alternifolia

An impressive prairie plant with soft yellow daisies during the summer on stiff, self-supporting 1.8m stems. H7.