Summer flowers

These plants thrive in the heat and will bloom for months on end over the summer period. 

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ACHILLEA 'CERISE QUEEN'
ACHILLEA 'CERISE QUEEN'
PLANTS: PACCO
A tall yarrow featuring fragrant magenta-pink flowers and contrasting white centres. Forming attractive clumps about 60cm across, this vibrant achillea combines well with grasses and blue-flowering plants, such as Eryngium Blue Sea Holly (Eryngium planum). Can be cut or dried.
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ASTER 'MONCH'
ASTER 'MONCH'
PLANTS: PASF
Lavender-blue daisies with pretty yellow centres are held on tall, self-supporting stems of dark-green foliage. Grow in a sunny or partly shaded position. Asters are brilliant, care-free, colourful additions to the perennial garden, extending the flowering season from late summer to mid-autumn. Great cut flower.
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BLOODY DOCK
BLOODY DOCK
PLANTS: PRUM
Don't be put off by the name! Bloody Dock is a beautiful foliage plant, the vibrant, green leaves offsetting the striking, burgundy veins. Plant in a shady position in the garden or in ponds as a water plant.
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DAHLIA 'BISHOP OF LLANDAFF'
DAHLIA 'BISHOP OF LLANDAFF'
PLANTS: PDAB
TENDER PLANT. A striking dahlia with bright-red flowers and dark-purple foliage that does not need staking or lifting in sandy soils. A wonderful foliage plant creating a contrast in the garden, the flowers are best sui...
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DIERAMA TRICHORHIZUM
DIERAMA TRICHORHIZUM
PLANTS: PDITR
One look at these mauve bell-like flowers and it’s easy to see how they got their common name of Fairy’s Fishing Rod. Hailing from South Africa, this Dierama is as hardy as it is beautiful. One of the smallest varieties, it requires a well-drained position.
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ECHINACEA 'MAGNUS SUPERIOR'
ECHINACEA 'MAGNUS SUPERIOR'
PLANTS: PCOMS
From the prairies of the USA comes this valuable garden plant and the most elegant of all daisy flowers. With distinctive bronze cone-shaped centres and slightly recurved dark carmine-pink petals, the charming ‘coneflowers’ are produced en masse throughout summer and autumn. This improved variety with flatter flower heads for greater impact was ...
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ECHINOPS 'STAR FROST'
ECHINOPS 'STAR FROST'
PLANTS: PECN
A dramatic, vertical accent plant producing pure-white globes that atop their sturdy flower stems like whorls of fireworks against the garden backdrop. Holly-like, dark green leaves with grey undersides provide foliage colour ensuring this tough summer border star has a in most gardens.
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GAILLARDIA 'AMBER WHEELS'
GAILLARDIA 'AMBER WHEELS'
PLANTS: PGAM
Large deeply-fringed sunny-yellow petals surround a glowing mass of amber-red stamens. A compact and tidy herbaceous perennial that is smothered in golden flowers from summer well into autumn. Ideal for planting en masse and for use as a long lasting cut flower. Flowering improves dramatically from its second growing season.
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GAILLARDIA 'BURGUNDY'
GAILLARDIA 'BURGUNDY'
PLANTS: PGAB
Stunning cherry-burgundy flowers with yellow centres appear in profusion during summer to brighten any perennial border. Plant en masse in a patch for maximum impact. An excellent cut flower, popular with bees and other beneficial insects.
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KNIPHOFIA 'GREEN JADE'
KNIPHOFIA 'GREEN JADE'
PLANTS: PKNGJ
Lime-green torches fading to white at the base are held above neat clumps of strap-like foliage from late spring through summer. Long flowering and attractive to birds for their nectar, kniphofias add a striking vertical accent in the garden and make great cut flowers for the vase.
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PENSTEMON 'BLACKBIRD'
PENSTEMON 'BLACKBIRD'
PLANTS: PPEBB
Ever-reliable and hardy, penstemons are long flowering, easy care perennials that are invaluable in the garden. With rich, dark- burgundy tubular flowers that hang elegantly from its stems, ‘Blackbird’ makes a striking combination with grey foliaged plants in the border. Water regularly to promote vigorous flowering.
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PENSTEMON 'MIDNIGHT'
PENSTEMON 'MIDNIGHT'
PLANTS: PPEM
Ever-reliable and hardy, penstemons are invaluable in the garden. A striking addition to the garden, 'Midnight' has deep velvet-purple flowers that glow in the evening light of summer. Water regularly to promote vigorous flowering. Combine with grey foliage and you have an easy and appealing combination.
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SALVIA 'AMISTAD' PBR
SALVIA 'AMISTAD' PBR
PLANTS: PSAAMI
Near-black flower bracts hold deep purple flowers in protruding spikes above mid-green foliage. Named the ‘Friendship Salvia’ (amistad means ‘friendship’ in Spanish) by its discoverer, Professor Rolando Uria of Argentina, this salvia stands out from the pack with its neat upright form and unique colour. A useful and easy garden plant that grows ...
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SALVIA 'ANTHONY PARKER'
SALVIA 'ANTHONY PARKER'
PLANTS: PSAAP
Deep purple-blue flower spikes to 10cm long are framed by beautifully textured slate green leaves. Flowering throughout autumn, this neat, mid sized shrub is the perfect green contrast to warm coloured autumn foliage. Add this member of the salvia family to your collection and you could have a salvia in bloom almost every day of the year!
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SALVIA 'AZTEC BLUE'
SALVIA 'AZTEC BLUE'
PLANTS: PSAAB
This low-growing salvia is the bluest of deep blues. Dainty trumpet-shaped flowers are held elegantly on upright dark burgundy stems. Foliage emerges in deep purple, maturing to olive-green with a bronze tinge, with best colouring in a full sun position. Perfect hardy plant for the front of a garden bed or for use as a contrasting, long-flowerin...
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SALVIA 'MYSTIC SPIRES'
SALVIA 'MYSTIC SPIRES'
PLANTS: PSAMY
For years we grew ‘Indigo Spires’ but it was always hard to fit into a border as it was so large. ‘Mystic Spires’ is its shorter blue cousin with improved suitability to gardens and perennial borders. Thriving in the heat, this salvia is suitable for most Australian gardens.
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VERBASCUM OLYMPICUM
VERBASCUM OLYMPICUM
PLANTS: PVEO
Producing a tower of yellow flowers on tall sturdy stems in its second year, this striking biennial is suited to gravel gardens and drought-tolerant borders, where it adds a dramatic vertical accent.
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WORMWOOD 'POWIS CASTLE'
WORMWOOD 'POWIS CASTLE'
PLANTS: PWOP
A mid-sized compact mound, as dense as mercury, with feathery aromatic foliage that provides the perfect silver contrast to all cottage flowers. Tolerant of high winds and salt spray, ‘Powis Castle’ makes an effective hedge if given a hard prune every spring to keep it compact. The essential low maintenance garden backbone for pastel colour sche...
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ACHILLEA 'CERISE QUEEN' (3 Plants)
ACHILLEA 'CERISE QUEEN' (3 Plants)
PLANTS: PACCO3
The fragrant, magenta-pink flowers with white centres can be cut or dried. It forms attractive clumps about 60cm across that combine well with grasses and blue-flowering plants, such as Eryngium 'Blue Sea Holly'.
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ACHILLEA 'HELLA GLASHOFF'
ACHILLEA 'HELLA GLASHOFF'
PLANTS: PACHG
A stout, free-flowering yarrow producing a long display of flattened, lemon-yellow flowerheads. Provides a perfect foil when combined with agastache, catmint and meadow sage. Clumping mounds of ferny foliage are ...
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ACHILLEA 'MOONSHINE'
ACHILLEA 'MOONSHINE'
PLANTS: PACM
Flowering for up to four months, from November to February, the butter-yellow heads are held high above grey-green foliage and complement other summer perennials like Agastache ‘Blue Fortune’
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ACHILLEA 'TERRACOTTA'
ACHILLEA 'TERRACOTTA'
PLANTS: PACT
This variable achillea produces plate-like flowerheads 10cm across which open as a fiery-orange and fade to yellow like sunset on water as the flowers age. An essential plant for our long summers, achilleas flower for two months and, if cut to the ground, they continue their display well into autumn. Contrasts beautifully with Delphinium `Blue S...
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ACHILLEA 'TERRACOTTA' (3 Plants)
ACHILLEA 'TERRACOTTA' (3 Plants)
PLANTS: PACT3
Plate-like flower heads 10cm across opens a firey-orange and fades to yellow like sunset on water. An essential plant for our long summers, achilleas flower for 2 months, and if cut to the ground they continue ...
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ACHILLEA 'THE BEACON' (3 Plants)
ACHILLEA 'THE BEACON' (3 Plants)
PLANTS: PACR3
SPECIAL OFFER 3 plants for $9.95. The brightest achillea we list, this one is definitely for the hot coloured border with its scarlet flowers and contrasting yellow button eyes. Flowering from November to Febr...
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OLIVE GROVE COLLECTION
PLANTS: WCOOG
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BULBS: BCOG
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