'Perennials : C' available from Avondale Nursery

Plant Catalogue

Perennials : C

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CAMASSIA 'Blue Heaven'

CAMASSIA 'Blue Heaven'

Beautiful sky blue flowers May-June. Moist soil in sun.

60cm £5.00

CAMASSIA 'Lavender Mist'

Lovely pale lavender flowers on upright stems, May-June. Vigorous. A love/ hate colour!

90cm £7.50

CAMASSIA 'Lavender Mist'
CAMASSIA leichtlinii 'Sacajawea'

CAMASSIA leichtlinii 'Sacajawea'

Beware! Camassia collection can be contagious! Another rare variety with stunning variegated leaves and white flowers.

75cm £7.50

CAMASSIA leichtlinii ssp. leichtlinii

Tall spires of creamy-white flowers above strap-like leaves from May. Sun or part shade.

AGM 1.00m £5.00

CAMASSIA leichtlinii ssp. leichtlinii
CAMASSIA leichtlinii ssp. suksdorfii 'Caerulea Group'

CAMASSIA leichtlinii ssp. suksdorfii 'Caerulea Group'

Long spikes of beautiful dark blue flowers in May.

75cm £5.00

CAMASSIA leichtlinii ssp. suksdorfii 'Electra'

Rich sky blue flower spikes, much bigger than other varieties, from May-June. Very rarely offered as it's so slow to propagate, but so beautiful!

90cm £7.50

CAMASSIA leichtlinii ssp. suksdorfii 'Electra'
CAMASSIA leichtlinii ssp. suksdorfii 'Lady Eve Price'

CAMASSIA leichtlinii ssp. suksdorfii 'Lady Eve Price'

We have a few of this rare, deep violet-blue flowered form, blooming May-June. Sun.

60cm £7.50

CAMPANULA 'Crystal'

Our introduction. Palest icy amethyst bells, almost white, and shaped like pixie hats. Same parents as C. x burghalti, but in our opinion is stronger and taller.

75cm £5.00

CAMPANULA 'Crystal'
CAMPANULA 'Mevr. V. Vollenhove'

CAMPANULA 'Mevr. V. Vollenhove'

A neat, bushy plant covered with broad creamy-white flowers all summer. Sun to part shade.

25cm £5.00

CAMPANULA 'Sarastro'

Hybrid between C. punctata and C. trachelium. Pendulous deep blue bells and large hairy leaves. A clump-forming plant, likes any soil in sun or part shade. An improvement on C. 'Kent Belle'.

60cm £5.00

CAMPANULA 'Sarastro'
CAMPANULA 'Swannables'

CAMPANULA 'Swannables'

Clump-forming plant with dusky pink pendant bells from June.

40cm £5.00

CAMPANULA lactiflora 'Alba'

Masses of white bells July-September. A cottage garden classic.

AGM 90cm £5.00

CAMPANULA lactiflora 'Alba'
CAMPANULA lactiflora 'Loddon Anna'

CAMPANULA lactiflora 'Loddon Anna'

Tall branching stems bear clusters of soft lilac flowers July-September. Best colour in part shade. Good soil.

AGM 1.50m £5.00

CAMPANULA lactiflora 'Prichard's Variety'

Dark violet bellflowers held in trusses through summer. Sun or part shade in moist soil.

AGM 75cm £5.00

CAMPANULA lactiflora 'Prichard's Variety'
CAMPANULA poscharskyana 'Stella'

CAMPANULA poscharskyana 'Stella'

Vivid indigo-blue starry flowers on pendent stems with red-tinted foliage.

AGM NEW 25cm £5.00

CAMPANULA rapunculoides 'Afterglow'

Lilac bells on upright stems. Good in shade.

45cm £5.00

CAMPANULA rapunculoides 'Afterglow'
CAMPANULA trachelium 'Bernice'

CAMPANULA trachelium 'Bernice'

Double deep blue-purple form of 'Coventry Bells'. Good in a shady spot.

60cm £5.00

CARDAMINE californica

Woodland plant with white flowers.

30cm £5.00

CARDAMINE californica
CARDAMINE diphylla 'Eco Cut Leaf'

CARDAMINE diphylla 'Eco Cut Leaf'

Deeply serrated leaves close to the ground, clusters of white flowers April-May. Moist leafy soil in shade.

35cm £5.00

CARDAMINE glanduligera

Rich purple-pink flowers, finger-like leaves.

30cm £5.00

CARDAMINE glanduligera
CARDAMINE heptaphylla 'Big White'

CARDAMINE heptaphylla 'Big White'

Taller variety with large white flowers in spring.

50cm £5.00

CARDAMINE heptaphylla Guincho Form

Slow-growing variety, with bright white flowers April-May.

45cm £5.00

CARDAMINE heptaphylla Guincho Form
CARDAMINE macrophylla 'Bright and Bronzy'

CARDAMINE macrophylla 'Bright and Bronzy'

Bronze-tinted foliage beneath showy clusters of large pink flowers April-June. Moist soil in sun or part shade. From Crug Farm Plants.

50cm £5.00

CARDAMINE quinquefolia

Clusters of bright pink flowers on a slowly spreading plant. Shade.

NEW 30cm £5.00

CARDAMINE quinquefolia
CARDAMINE trifolia

CARDAMINE trifolia

Forms a dense, leafy carpet of dark green foliage and white flowers.

30cm £5.00

CENOLOPHIUM denudatum

Syn. Seseli libanotis. Forms a clump of ferny dark green leaves, topped in summer with umbels of white flowers. A garden designer's favourite!

1.00m £5.00

CENOLOPHIUM denudatum
CENTAUREA 'John Coutts'

CENTAUREA 'John Coutts'

Large, deep rose-pink cornflowers.

NEW 60cm £5.00

CENTAUREA 'Jordy'

Deep maroon cornflowers contrast perfectly with grey-green foliage. My current favourite!

35cm £5.00

CENTAUREA 'Jordy'
CENTAUREA montana 'Amethyst in Snow'

CENTAUREA montana 'Amethyst in Snow'

Lovely white petals surrounding a deep purple centre.

40cm £5.00

CENTAUREA montana 'Gold Bullion'

Beautiful gold foliage contrasts with blue cornflowers through summer.

NEW 35cm £5.00

CENTAUREA montana 'Gold Bullion'
CENTAUREA montana 'Purple Heart'

CENTAUREA montana 'Purple Heart'

The first bicolour perennial cornflower. White petals with a purple centre to the flower.

60cm £5.00

CENTAUREA montana 'Violetta'

Big violet flowers. C. montana's will repeat-flower if cut back after first flush.

35cm £5.00

CENTAUREA montana 'Violetta'
CENTAUREA nigra 'Waterfall White'

CENTAUREA nigra 'Waterfall White'

Common knapweed with unusual white flowers, named recently after the farm it came from. Tall stems, up to 120cm in good soil. Another bee magnet! Sun.

1.00m £6.00

CENTAUREA woronowii

White-centred pink cornflowers, silver-backed feathery leaves.

75cm £5.00

CENTAUREA woronowii
CEPHALARIA gigantea

CEPHALARIA gigantea

Tall clump-forming perennial bearing primrose-yellow scabious-like flowers June-August. Insects love it! Sun to part shade.

1.80m £5.00

CERATOSTIGMA plumbaginoides

Mat-forming perennial with bright blue flowers late summer, then leaves turn red and purple in autumn.

AGM 30cm £5.00

CERATOSTIGMA plumbaginoides
CHAEROPHYLLUM azoricum

CHAEROPHYLLUM azoricum

Fresh green crimped, serrated and felted leaves, white umbels above. Quietly impressive!

60cm £5.00

CHRYSANTHEMUM 'Helen Harrison'

Named and given to us by the legendary lady we meet at Plant Hunters Fair Dorothy Clive event! Lovely big, rich pink, yellow-centred flowers in autumn. Thank you Helen!

1.00m £5.00

CHRYSANTHEMUM 'Helen Harrison'
CHRYSANTHEMUM 'Mary Stoker'

CHRYSANTHEMUM 'Mary Stoker'

Free-flowering sprays of single apricot daisies from August to October. Sun.

NEW 60cm £5.00

CHRYSOSPLENUM macrophyllum

An enthusiastic creeping plant, described by Bleddyn Wynn-Jones as 'a must-have plant when in flower - it's positively obscene!'. Bergenia-like foliage, sends out long runners, and in early spring bears greenish flowers. Very quirky, great in moist shade.

20cm £5.00

CHRYSOSPLENUM macrophyllum
CIRSIUM rivulare 'Atropurpureum'

CIRSIUM rivulare 'Atropurpureum'

Ornamental thistle, with dark maroon-red thistle flowers all summer.

AGM 90cm £6.00

CIRSIUM rivulare 'Trevor's Felley Find’

Another great plant from Trevor Edwards, also called ‘Trevor’s Blue Wonder’, a fabulous tall ornamental thistle with rich blue-purple flowerheads on silver-purple stems mid-late summer. Full sun in rich soil.

PBR 1.20m £6.50

CIRSIUM rivulare 'Trevor's Felley Find’
CLEMATIS recta 'Purpurea'

CLEMATIS recta 'Purpurea'

A huge clump of deep maroon foliage, and masses of scented white flowers all summer. Prefers full sun.

1.50m £6.00

CONVALLARIA keiskei

Similar to C. majalis, with larger, later opening flowers.

30cm £5.00

CONVALLARIA keiskei
CONVALLARIA majalis 'Albostriata'

CONVALLARIA majalis 'Albostriata'

A Lily of the Valley in a pin-striped suit, needs some sun to retain the variegation.

25cm £5.00

CONVALLARIA majalis 'Fernwood's Golden Slippers'

A larger form of Lily of the Valley with sunshine yellow foliage. Creamy white scented flowers in spring.

NEW 30cm £6.00

CONVALLARIA majalis 'Fernwood's Golden Slippers'
CONVALLARIA majalis 'Haldon Grange'

CONVALLARIA majalis 'Haldon Grange'

Variegated margins to the leaves when established.

30cm £5.00

CONVALLARIA majalis 'Prolificans'

Clusters of white flowers on each stem.

20cm £5.00

CONVALLARIA majalis 'Prolificans'
CONVALLARIA majalis var. rosea

CONVALLARIA majalis var. rosea

Dusky-pink scented flowers.

15cm £5.00

COREOPSIS verticillata 'Moonbeam'

Bushy perennial with fine foliage and lemon-yellow daisy-like flowers.

AGM 45cm £5.00

COREOPSIS verticillata 'Moonbeam'
COREOPSIS verticillata 'Zagreb'

COREOPSIS verticillata 'Zagreb'

As 'Moonbeam' with golden-yellow flowers.

AGM 30cm £5.00

CORYDALIS calycosa

Lovely true blue flowers in summer, much easier to keep than C. flexuosa. Sun to part shade.

30cm £6.00

CORYDALIS calycosa
CORYDALIS malkensis

CORYDALIS malkensis

Delicate rockery plant with pale green divided leaves and racemes of white flowers. Choice, reliable but slow-growing! Sun or part shade.

AGM 15cm £5.00

CORYDALIS solida 'Beth Evans'

A tuberous perennial with coral-pink flowers in spring, above blue-green ferny foliage. Rockery or woodland area. Sun or part shade.

NEW 20cm £4.50

CORYDALIS solida 'Beth Evans'
CORYDALIS solida ssp. solida 'George Baker'

CORYDALIS solida ssp. solida 'George Baker'

Pretty pink flowers on dense spikes above dissected foliage. Lovely in shade or sun. An alpine classic!

AGM NEW 25cm £4.50

CRAMBE cordifolia

Huge lobed leaves, long stems with clouds of gypsophylla-like flowers in July. Any soil in sun.

AGM 2.00m £5.00

CRAMBE cordifolia
CROCOSMIA 'Anna-Marie'

CROCOSMIA 'Anna-Marie'

Masses of orange-red flowers on upright stems over a long period.

90cm £5.00

CROCOSMIA 'Comet'

Impressive deep orange flowers flushed dusky red at the centre.

75cm £5.00

CROCOSMIA 'Comet'
CROCOSMIA 'Ellenbank Canary'

CROCOSMIA 'Ellenbank Canary'

From Elizabeth Macgregor. Vigorous upright plant with large canary-yellow flowers on tall stems.

70cm £5.00

CROCOSMIA 'Ellenbank Firecrest'

Flowers are buttercup-yellow inside, fringed and backed with red. Compact and floriferous. Very eye-catching!

AGM 60cm £5.00

CROCOSMIA 'Ellenbank Firecrest'
CROCOSMIA 'Emberglow'

CROCOSMIA 'Emberglow'

Funnel-shaped dark red flowers.

75cm £5.00

CROCOSMIA 'Hellfire'

Large outward-facing deep red flowers on dark stems. Pleated foliage.

AGM 1.00m £5.00

CROCOSMIA 'Hellfire'
CROCOSMIA 'Highlight'

CROCOSMIA 'Highlight'

Dusky apricot flowers with a yellow throat.

75cm £5.00

CROCOSMIA 'Mex'

Dramatic, large red outward-facing flowers well above the foliage, on dark purple stems. Vigorous, and definitely one of the best!

1.20m £5.00

CROCOSMIA 'Mex'
CROCOSMIA 'Okavango'

CROCOSMIA 'Okavango'

Long-blooming variety from Bob Brown, with large peach flowers.

75cm £5.00

CROCOSMIA 'Paul's Best Yellow'

Tall, vigorous grower with large, outward-facing golden-yellow flowers.

AGM 1.20m £5.00

CROCOSMIA 'Paul's Best Yellow'
CROCOSMIA 'Spitfire'

CROCOSMIA 'Spitfire'

Upward-facing scarlet-red flowers. Eye-catching in our display garden.

75cm £5.00

CROCOSMIA 'Sunzest'

Large-flowered hybrid with apricot blooms and a yellow throat. Like a paler version of 'Severn Sunrise'.

75cm £5.00

CROCOSMIA 'Sunzest'
CROCOSMIA 'Vulcan'

CROCOSMIA 'Vulcan'

Soft red flowers.

50cm £5.00

CROCOSMIA 'Walberton Red'

Large tomato-red flowers on sturdy stems.

90cm £5.00

CROCOSMIA 'Walberton Red'
CROCOSMIA 'Zeal Giant'

CROCOSMIA 'Zeal Giant'

One of the tallest, with long arching spikes of intense, bright orange flowers. Butch!

AGM NEW 1.50m £5.00

CROCOSMIA masoniorum 'Sherbert Orange'

Large, upward-facing warm orange flowers. Often requested in our garden, had no name until last year!

1.00m £5.00

CROCOSMIA masoniorum 'Sherbert Orange'
CROCOSMIA paniculata 'Cally Greyleaf'

CROCOSMIA paniculata 'Cally Greyleaf'

Wide, heavily pleated grey-green leaves, and long slender funnel-shaped orange flowers on dark purple stems, late summer to autumn. Needs space, it's big!

1.20m £5.00

CROCOSMIA paniculata 'Cally Sword'

Giant form, with sword-like pleated leaves and branching heads of pale orange flowers.

1.80m £5.00

CROCOSMIA paniculata 'Cally Sword'
CROCOSMIA x crocosmiiflora 'Corona'

CROCOSMIA x crocosmiiflora 'Corona'

Bright orange-yellow flowers with a central red ring.

75cm £5.00

CROCOSMIA x crocosmiiflora 'David Fitt'

Rare variety. Pleated leaves and red-purple stems bear funnel-shaped orange-red flowers with dark red and yellow throats. Very large, give it space!

1.20m £5.00

CROCOSMIA x crocosmiiflora 'David Fitt'
CROCOSMIA x crocosmiiflora 'Eastern Promise'

CROCOSMIA x crocosmiiflora 'Eastern Promise'

Soft orange flowers with a bright yellow centre. Bronze mid-ribbed foliage.

65cm £5.00

CROCOSMIA x crocosmiiflora 'Gloria'

Shorter plant, with red flowers and an orange centre.

60cm £5.00

CROCOSMIA x crocosmiiflora 'Gloria'
CROCOSMIA x crocosmiiflora 'Hoey Joey'

CROCOSMIA x crocosmiiflora 'Hoey Joey'

Compact and free-flowering, with bi-coloured orange and yellow flowers.

45cm £5.00

CROCOSMIA x crocosmiiflora 'Mars'

Orange-red flowers, quick to clump up. Strong grower.

60cm £5.00

CROCOSMIA x crocosmiiflora 'Mars'
CROCOSMIA x crocosmiiflora 'Saracen'

CROCOSMIA x crocosmiiflora 'Saracen'

Dusky red flowers and intensely bronzed leaves. Dramatic, but slow-growing.

AGM 75cm £5.00

CROCOSMIA x crocosmiiflora 'Venus'

Carmine-red flowers with a yellow throat.

60cm £5.00

CROCOSMIA x crocosmiiflora 'Venus'
CYCLAMEN coum

CYCLAMEN coum

Delicate pink flowers in winter and early spring, above round silvered leaves. Perfect for naturalising under trees and shrubs, even under conifers growing through the needles. Humus-rich soil in part shade.

AGM 10cm £4.00

CYCLAMEN coum 'Album'

White flowers with pale pink tips from January to March. Lovely in drifts planted in a shady spot.

NEW 10cm £4.00

CYCLAMEN coum 'Album'
CYCLAMEN coum 'Rubrum'

CYCLAMEN coum 'Rubrum'

Rich magenta flowers from January to March. Perfect in a container or pot for early colour.

NEW 10cm £5.00

CYCLAMEN Silver Group

Stunning silvered leaves edged with dark green. Pink flowers in winter and early spring. Part shade.

NEW 10cm £5.00

CYCLAMEN Silver Group
CYNARA cardunculus

CYNARA cardunculus

Cardoon. Forms an epic, architectural mound of silver-grey foliage up to 1 metre long. Large, purple, thistle-like flowerheads tower above in late summer and autumn. Loves the sun.

AGM 2.50m £5.00

CYNARA scolymus 'Gros Camus de Bretagne'

Large silvery leaves, long stems carry edible buds in summer, then big purple thistle flowers which dry well. Good soil in sun.

1.00m £6.00

CYNARA scolymus 'Gros Camus de Bretagne'

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