Free next day delivery on all items delivered before midday. This includes a clay soil as long as it is not permanently wet. H7. Grow them for their large, brightly coloured, often spicily scented, showy flowers. We usually think of buying ginger in the supermarket rather than growing it in the garden, but this autumn-flowering ornamental ginger is so good it has received the Award of Garden Merit. Making a neat, twiggy plant with unusually small foliage, for a couple of autumn months it produces small, button-like pompom flowers in pale purplish pink. Easy to grow if in good soil. Chrysanthemums are always associated with autumn and even hardy types come in a vast variety of colours and forms. Fragrant, this late midseason peony is reliable and vigorous and grows in a lush, bushy mound of glossy, dark green, divided foliage reaching up to 24-36 in. 1.2m. I’ve used these in a vase with the last of the pink ‘Mary Rose’ roses. This is a plant that demands good drainage and sunshine – as part of a Mediterranean scheme it’s ideal. Supplied in a large 5.5lt pot at flowering maturity. The shimmering purple flowers stand out to face the light from the near-black calyces, all held on long, slender, elegant and equally dark stems. If you have a peony in the garden and it isn’t flowering, it is probably because it has been planted too deeply or it has been buried when you have diligently mulched your borders. This choice of 10 are all winners of the Award of Garden Merit (AGM) - an independent assurance that the varieties are reliable, good for normal garden use and widely available. To find out how we use your data, view our full. Shop our range of faux flower arrangements, stems and plants today. Peonies have been grown in the UK since the fifteenth century and are a firm favourite in the English garden. Excellent for ordinary use in appropriate conditions. the RHS today and get 12 months for the price of 9. First making a bold clump of narrow, softly spiny, slightly bluish leaves, from the centre erupt tall, repeatedly branching upright stems carrying small, tight, egg-shaped reddish-purple flower heads. Agastache ‘Blue Fortune’ is one of the finest, with peppermint-scented foliage and upright spikes of violet-blue flowers opening in tiers from darker bracts. Any fertile, free-draining soil in full sun or part shade in any sheltered position. H6. Click here for further details. Super late-flowering peony with dark green foliage and large, fully double scented clear pink flowers. Subscribe to our newsletter by entering your details below and receive 10% off your first order! The recent Wisley trial of hardy autumn-flowering perennial saxifrages revealed to many gardeners the value of these neat little perennials. Oh, and it's resistant to mildew and the flower colour varies slightly in different growing conditions. The clusters of sharp blue flowers, a little like those of a periwinkle, open in September and October on wiry reddish stems, but the special feature of this indispensible plant is that the leaves start to turn scarlet as the flowers are at their peak. These plants will have a lot more details displayed including an image. What to do when your peony plant arrives by post? Aster × frikartii ‘Mönch’ is one of the finest of all sun-loving perennials: neat and well branched but elegant, prolific, long-flowering and with soft lavender-blue petals surrounding a yellow eye. Saxifraga 'Shiranami' was one of the highlights, its double, clear white, starry flowers held over glossy, fresh green foliage for many weeks in autumn. And another new name, Hylotelephium is the new moniker for the hardy perennial sedums. 222879/SC038262, If you enter just a plant name, you will see results from the old RHS Plant Finder and Selector databases. H4. 45cm. Supplied in a large 5.5lt pot at flowering maturity. Eryngium pandanifolium is a monster relative of our native sea holly we find on gravel beaches, and whose habitat reminds us that good drainage is valued by this more imposing relation. Search by plant name, key attributes or both to find plant details and a list of 3 in stock In stock items usually ship within 7-10 daysCan be backordered – what does this mean? Penstemons, too, can be kept flowering into November with regular deadheading. H4. in height (60-90 cm). Mon – Fri | 9am – 5pm, Join the RHS today and support our charity. The swaying white flowers of Anemone × hybrida 'Honorine Jobert' start to enliven our borders in August and those golden-centred slightly frilly saucers keep coming into October. Easy to grow if in good soil. 2.5m. 1m. Flowering between late May to mid June, all peonies like to be grown in a sunny spot, in well-drained soil. This selection chooses those peonies which flower particularly early, or particulary late, which are ideal for extending the season of peony flowering. 90cm. Any fertile, free-draining soil in full sun or part shade in any sheltered position. Copyright 2020 Herbert White & Sons Limited. H3 (needs winter protection in cold areas). Sadly, peonies flower for a relatively short period of time, approximately 7-10 days. An essential front-of-the-border plant for sun. The Royal Horticultural Society is the UK’s leading gardening charity. Since agastaches began to come to the fore, we’ve started to depend on their aromatic foliage, their long season of flowers, and their appeal to butterflies. Salvia 'Amistad' is a plant that will grace your border from May until October, especially if deadheaded, so it does the job of two or three other plants. Alpines for autumn colour, Join Chrysanthemum 'Mei-kyo' is one of the prettiest and most manageable. Some will live happily for 100 years, each year getting stronger and flowering more profusely. If you continue to use this site we will assume that you are happy with it. It is best to plant your peony in the ground or your chosen container as soon as possible once arrived. suppliers. H7. The bushy, slightly twiggy growth of the hardy plumbago, Ceratostigma plumbaginoides, brings us a rare combination of foliage and flower colours. 25cm. They are long-lived plants that demand little from the gardener.