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Achillea

The Mead Nursery – Achillea ageratifolia

Achillea ageratifolia

A low mound of grey foliage with fairly sparse white daisy flowers in summer. Prefers well-drained soil.

15 cm liked-by-bees|likes-sun

Achillea

The Mead Nursery - Achillea Carmina Burana

Achillea ‘Carmina Burana’

Flat heads of deep wine-mulberry coloured flowers, from midsummer. Prefers well-drained soil.

60 cm liked-by-bees|likes-sun

Achillea

The Mead Nursery - Achillea Hella Glashoff

Achillea ‘Hella Glashoff’

Flat heads of buttery-cream flowers for weeks, from midsummer. Prefers a well-drained position.

40 cm liked-by-bees|likes-sun|new-for-2017

Achillea

The Mead Nursery - Achillea X lewisii King Alfred

Achillea ‘King Alfred’

A low mound of silvery-green foliage with flat heads of primrose-yellow flowers, during the summer.

15 cm liked-by-bees|likes-sun

Achillea

The Mead Nursery - Achillea Terracotta

Achillea ‘Terracotta’

Strong, upright stems of flat-headed soft terracotta coloured flowers, which age to palest yellow, for weeks, from midsummer. Prefers well-drained soil.

70 cm liked-by-bees|likes-sun

Achillea

The Mead Nursery - Achillea tomentosa Aurea

Achillea tomentosa ssp. ‘Aurea’ (syn. Achillea tomentosa 'Maynard's Gold')

Flat heads of yellow flowers coming out of rosettes of soft woolly leaves, from midsummer.

15 cm liked-by-bees|likes-sun

Acinos

The Mead Nursery - Acinos alpina

Acinos alpina (syn. Calamintha alpina)

Low growing plant with aromatic leaves and pinky-lilac flowers for weeks in summer. Flowers attractive to butterflies and bees. Beware of slugs! Prefers a well-drained position.

10 cm liked-by-bees|liked-by-butterflies|likes-sun|likes-troughs

Adenophora

The Mead Nursery - Adenophora liliifolia

Adenophora Liliifolia

An erect perennial with narrow green leaves. Pendent bell-shaped, fragrant, pale to mid-blue flowers from midsummer.

40 cm liked-by-bees|likes-semi-shade|likes-sun

Adonis

The Mead Nursery -

Adonis Amurensis

Rich yellow flowers nestle in a crown of feathery leaves, during early spring. A slow growing woodland plant.

20 cm likes-semi-shade

Aethionema

The Mead Nursery - AethionemaWarleyRuber

Aethionema ‘Warley Ruber’

Pretty rich pink flowers, over glaucous foliage, in late spring and summer. Prefers well-drained soil.

12 cm likes-sun|likes-troughs

Agapanthus

The Mead Nursery - Agapanthus Lilliput

Agapanthus ‘Lilliput’

Round heads of deep blue flowers, in July. A nicely compact plant.

30 cm likes-sun

Agapanthus

The Mead Nursery - Agapanthus Midnight Blue

Agapanthus ‘Midnight Blue’

Round heads of dark blue flowers from mid to late summer.

50 cm likes-sun

Agapanthus

The Mead Nursery - AgapanthusNikki

Agapanthus ‘Nikki’

Sturdy stems of round-headed dark blue flowers, for weeks, in summer.

100 cm likes-sun

Agapanthus

The Mead Nursery - Agapanthum Queen Mum

Agapanthus ‘Queen Mum’

A showy agapanthus, with large round heads of bicolour flowers, blue with palest blue, almost white centres, in July and August. When in flower, sells on sight! We suspect may be less hardy than the others we grow. (PBR)

120 cm likes-sun

Agapanthus

The Mead Nursery - Agapanthus Streamline

Agapanthus ‘Streamline’

Large heads of pale blue flowers in summer, on shortish stems. Consistently good flowering.

30 cm likes-sun

Agapanthus

The Mead Nursery - Agapanthus White

Agapanthus White

We do not know the correct name. Seems a good hardy Agapanthus with white flowers in late summer.

75 cm likes-sun

Agastache

The Mead Nursery - Agastache Blackadder

Agastache ‘Blackadder’

Aromatic foliage, with spikes of violet-blue flowers for weeks, from July. Should be ready about June.

70 cm liked-by-bees|likes-sun

Alchemilla

The Mead Nursery - Alchemilla erythropoda

Alchemilla Erythropoda

Like a miniature ‘Lady’s Mantle’, sprays of tiny yellow flowers in summer, which age coppery. Seeds itself gently about.

15 cm happy-anywhere

Allium

The Mead Nursery - Allium Ambassador

Allium ‘Ambassador’

Very dense heads of violet-pink flowers on tall sturdy stems in May and June, a showy allium. (PBR)

100 cm bulb|liked-by-bees|likes-sun

Allium

The Mead Nursery - Allium Red Mohican

Allium Amethystinum ‘Red Mohican’

A very unusual, eye-catching Allium, as intriguing in bud as the stem unfurls, as when the flower opens. A red ball of flowers on a stem, with an erupting tuft of flowers coming out of the top and a band of white tipped red flowers around the middle, in late spring.

100 cm bulb|liked-by-bees|likes-sun

Allium

The Mead Nursery - Allium cernuum

Allium Cernuum

A more herbaceous clump-forming Allium with nodding umbels of dark pink flowers during summer. Does well in a sunny, dry situation. Self-seeds.

40 cm liked-by-bees|likes-sun

Allium

The Mead Nursery - Allium cernuum White Dwarf

Allium Cernuum ‘White Dwarf’

A more herbaceous, clump forming Allium with nodding umbels of white flowers during summer Prefers a sunny, dry situation.

30 cm liked-by-bees|likes-sun

Allium

The Mead Nursery - Allium cristophii

Allium Cristophii (syn. A. Albopilosum)

Giant heads of starry purple-pink flowers on fairly short stems in summer – very dramatic! Slow to increase.

30 cm bulb|liked-by-bees|likes-sun

Allium

The Mead Nursery - Allium Globemaster

Allium ‘Globemaster’

Wonderfully large heads of violet-purple flowers on tall stems, in early summer. Lasts for weeks, as the new flowers cover the old ones when they go over. Clumps up well.

100 cm bulb|liked-by-bees|likes-sun

Allium

The Mead Nursery -

Allium Hollandicum ‘Purple Sensation’ (syn. A. Aflatunense 'Purple Sensation')

Round heads of deep violet-maroon flowers on tall stems, in early summer, good for drying. Self-seeds with us.

100 cm bulb|liked-by-bees|likes-sun

Allium

The Mead Nursery - Allium Mont Blanc

Allium ‘Mont Blanc’

Upright stems topped by round balls of creamy white flowers, in May and June.

130 cm bulb|liked-by-bees|likes-sun

Allium

The Mead Nursery – Plant image to follow

Allium ‘Purple Rain’

A cross between A. cristophii and A. Purple Sensation. Large purple-violet flowers on tall stems from June. Later to flower than A. Purple Sensation so lengthens the colour in your borders if you have both.

90 cm bulb|liked-by-bees|likes-sun|new-for-2017

Allium

The Mead Nursery - Allium roseum

Allium Roseum

Rosy Garlic. Nodding heads of soft pink flowers in early summer. Forms new bulbils on top of the flowers. Fairly invasive in a nice kind of way!

30 cm bulb|liked-by-bees|likes-semi-shade|likes-sun

Allium

The Mead Nursery - Allium senescens glaucum

Allium senescens ssp. glaucum

Slightly twisted, glaucous linear leaves, with rounded heads of lilac-pink flowers in late summer.

20 cm liked-by-bees|liked-by-butterflies|likes-sun|likes-troughs

Allium

The Mead Nursery - Allium sphaerocephalon

Allium Sphaerocephalon

Deep crimson-purple, egg-shaped flowers, from mid to late summer.

75 cm bulb|liked-by-bees|likes-sun

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