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anemone Hapsden Abundance - Abriachan Nurseries
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ACAENA
Low creeping carpets, excellent over slopes and rocks, but equally as good in shallow pots and very effective with dwarf bulbs growing through.
Inermis purpurea. Tight growing, glistening purple leaves.
Perfect for making growing tapestry of colour
£3 Acaena Inermis purpurea - abriachan nurseries
magellanica Larger, handsome shining leaves on a vigorous spreading plant. £3  
Microphylla
Copper Carpet
Ferny bronzed leaves and fabulous red burrs in late summer £3 Acaena Microphylla Copper Carpet - Abriachan Nurseries
ACHILLEA
Sun loving plants with flat composite heads, long flowering period
Moonshine Sun loving, flat,  glowing yellow heads; a fine plant for a sunny border £4  
ACONITUM (Monkshood)
Two white forms of the fabled monkshood. Strong and lovely in shade or woodland.
Bi-colour
1.2m
Spikes of hooded white flowers, lipstick blue edged, shading elegantly into the florets. £4.50 Aconitum bicolour - Abriachan Nurseries, The Garden On Loch Ness
carmichaelii  
1.2m
Autumn flowering monkshoods, excellent plants. £4.50  
henryi
Spark's Variety
1.2m
Classic blue monkshoods; spring flowering £4.50  

AGAPANTHUS (African Lilies)
Midsummer colour that will give you impeccable garden credentials. Strong stems and eye catching, spherical heads of flowers. I grow several varieties in the ground and they come through winters well. They also look good indeed grown tight in large pots. To get the best from them liquid feed throughout summer with a high potash feed (tomato feed is ideal.) Full sun; good drainage.

Buckingham Palace
1.3m
Tall, magnificent blue flowers. This towered above all pots this summer and was the held on to its flowers the longest. Superb   £6.50  
Black Pantha
60cm
A sumptuous new variety. Black buds open to deep purple florets. £6.50  
Castle of Mey
80cm
A fine old mid blue variety that is named for the famous Caithness Castle of the Queen Mother. Splendid in pot or border £6.50  
ex St Helena
50cm
A plant given to us by a customer with friends in St Helena where it grows in the wild. Good, sturdy, mid blue, building upquickly and well. £6.50  
Headbourne
70cm
A fine old variety, mid blue and floriferous. It has been a summer mainstay for us for a decade, looking great with bright diascia. £5 Agapanthus Headbourne Hybrids - abriachan nurseries
praecox flore plena 50cm Double heads of pretty mid blue. Displays well in a pot in a sunny corner £5  
Streamline
40cm
Attractive striped blue florets on floriferous fast bulking plants. £5  
Torbay
60cm
The prettiest sky blue heads for summer £5  
AJUGA
Catlin's Giant
20cm
Different, green close leaves and dense spikes of rich blue flowers. £3 Ajuga Catlins Giant - Abriachan Nurseries the Garden On Loch Ness
repens
Valfredda
A new variety, called Chocolate Chip in America where it originated. Shiny bronze, narrow leaves and spikes of violet blue flowers. Excellent and very useful for imaginative plantings. £3  
ANAPHALIS
triplinervis
40cm
Mounds of felt grey leaves and white everlasting flowers in summer. £4  
ANDROSACE
primuloides
4cm
Lovely tiny spring flowering; evergreen rosette with sprays of little eye catching pink flowers. Yellow eye. £3  
ANEMONE nemorosa (Wood Anemones/Wind flowers )
These are cultivated forms of our native wood anemones.
All are dainty, early flowering and build up steadily, year on year.
You will find them in our garden amongst rocks and under the skirts of shrubs.
Look closely at the flowers and turn over the petals to reveal the silver blue and violet shaded back to the petals. You will love them all. The sheer valour of them in spring sunshine awakens hope.
Blue Eyes An old variety we acquired last year. It has variable doubling of the white flower ruff and a most attractive blue eye centre. £3.50  
flore plena Beautiful double white form. £3.50  
Lychette Large, crisp white flowers. Distinct. £3.50  
Mid Blue A heart stirring washed sky blue £3.50 anemone nemorosa mid blue - abriachan nurseries
Robinsoniana Palest blue with silver backed petals, just lovely £3.50 Anemone nemorosa Robinsoniana - Abriachan Nurseries
Royal Blue Clear royal blue variety, yellow stamens £3.50 Anemone Royal Blue - Abriachan Nurseries
Vestal Arranged like an old fashioned posy; broad white outer petals and tight small petalled centre. £3.50 Abriachan Nurseries - Anemone Vestal
ANEMONE - Other varieties
x lipiensis Lovely pale yellow flowers on fine foliage. A very good cross between nemorosa and ranunculoides species £3.50  

ranunculoides

Often the first to show above ground. Dainty foliage and bright yellow flowers £3.50 Anemone rununculoides - Abriachan Nurseries
Autumn Flowering Anemones
Taller elegant anemones that really lift a late summer autumn planting to a new level.
hupehensis
Hapsden Abundance 80cm
An abundance of two-toned pink blooms on wide branching plants. £4.50 anemone Hapsden Abundance - Abriachan Nurseries
x hybrida Pamina
75cm
Slender stems with deep pink semi double flowers. Very good £4.50 Anemone hybrida pamina
Queen Charlotte
1.2m
Tall, strong, semi double, pink anemones. An excellent perennial with us. £4.50  
ANTHEMIS
Suzanne Mitchell  
30cm
Fast growing carpets of pretty grey/green and pale straw daisies from June to Oct £4  
AQUILEGIA
Columbines or Granny's Bonnets. Wonderful old fashioned perennials for the late spring garden. They mix & match and seed around  pleasingly.
vulgaris clematiflora
75cm
Pretty, open faced grannies bonnets. A range of lilac & pink with the occasional white. Wonderful for a cottage garden effect £4 Aquilegia clematiflora -  Abriachan Nurseries, The Garden On Loch Ness
Mackanna Hybrids
90cm
Strong reds, yellows and pink and orange, often as bi-colours. Sold as mixed colours £4  
ARABIS
caucasicum
alba flora plena
A very pretty double white spreading Arabis, each flower individually a perfect, tiny white rose. A most useful plant for the edge of a raised bed or rock. £3.50 Arabis caucasicum alba flora plena - Abriachan Nurseries, The Garden On Loch Ness
ARMERIA
macloviana
(Falkland Island Thrift)   30cm
A seashore plant, found amongst the coastal grasses or clinging to rock cracks. Small domes of salt and sea washed pinks. £4 Armeria macloviana - Falkland thrift - Abriachan Nurseries, The Garden On Loch Ness
ASARUM
europaeum  
20cm
Lovely, shining, kidney-shaped leaves; excellent in shade £4.50  
ASPHODELUS

albus
30cm

Spears of foliage and spikes of white flowers, backs flushed soft apricot £4  
ASTER
ageratoides
Harry Smith  
50cm
Very good mounds of autumn daisies. Disease free foliage, blue daisies. £4.50  
natalensis 
20cm
Wonderful little summer daisy. Bright blue. Loves full sun.
£3.50 Aster natalensis - Abriachan Nurseries
ASTILBE
Wonderful dense plants for damp or shady places. They also make fine specimens in large planters.
arendsii Fanal 
60cm
Handsome green foliage, and crimson spikes £4.50  
Cappuccino  
80cm
Handsome white spires on dark coffee coloured leaves  £4.50  
ASTILBOIDES
tabularis
60cm
Umbrella-like leaves, with scalloped edges, which are a feature in their own right; fluffy white spires of flowers in summer. £7.50  
ASTRANTIA (Masterworts)
major
40cm
Lovely old fashioned flowers with a central boss of stamens and surrounding ruff of papery white petals. The blooms last and dry well. £4 Astrantia major - Abriachan Nurseries
Ruby Star The best of the new introductions.
Dark flushed foliage and ruby red flowers.
£5 Astrantia Ruby Star - Abriachan Nurseries, The Garden On Loch Ness
AUBRETIA
I love aubrieta in the spring, carpets of colour over rocks and walls.  Easy, reliable plants.
Blue Whale Blue Whale is a noticeably large flowered lilac blue £3.50 Aubretia Blue Whale - Abriachan Nurseries, the garden on loch ness
AZORELLA        
trifurcata A fantastic carpeting plant from Empetrum heaths throughout Southern South America. Hence drought and sun proof.
It forms a rock hard creeping green mat - unbelievable
£3.50 Azorella trifurcata - abriachan nurseries the garden on loch ness
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BELLIS Double Daisies
These are the tiny neat button daisies, not the larger seed raised flowers. They are antiques, having been around since 16th Century. Plant where you can appreciate their pretty, neat form. They are lovely mixed with dwarf early bulbs. After flowering, feed them well, and in a month or 2, divide and re-pot, then put in the shade. Watch out for greenfly.
perennis
Alice
Neat pale sugar-pink daisies. An old desirable cultivar £3.50  
rotundifolia
caerulescens
Lovely little lavender blue daisies. Very pretty £3.50  
BLETILLA (Hardy Orchid)
striata   
15cm
Sparse, sword shaped leaves and pink orchid flowers. Usually recommended for humus rich woodland soil, but ours survives cold winters, drought & overshadowed by a huge Pieris and is doing fine. Maybe some care and it would be wonderful! £6.50  
BRUNNERA
Excellent plants for full or part shade; early spring flowers before the leaves.
Langtrees
45cm
Distinctive grey leaves, silver spotted around the rim; pretty blue flowers. £4.50  
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CALCEOLARIA   (Lady's Slipper)
fothergillii Falkland Island native. Tiny, with yellow pouched flowers, beautifully marked red.  Loves sun and wind and a cool root run, just as it has in its native land. £4 Calceolaria fothergillii - Abriachan Nurseries
CALTHA (Double Marsh Marigold)
palustris plena
30cm
Glistening green leaves and beautiful double flowers. Very striking in a damp area or waterside. £4.50  
CAMPANULA (The Bellflowers)
The bellflowers are an amazing range of plants. They are the backbone of summer borders and simultaneously can be excellent carpeting plants or precious tiny treasures.

cochlearifolia Tiny double powder-puff blue bells on a spreading mat. Lovely in a wide shallow pot too. £3  
lactiflora alba   
75cm
Tall, outward facing white bells. wonderful among rose plantings £4.50  
lactiflora
Brantwood
75cm
Outward facing tubular bells of rich violet; strong perennial. £4.50  
persicifolia
Chettle Charm
60cm
Large open white bells perfectly rimmed with china blue. Beautiful £4.50 Campanula persicifolia Chettle Charm - Abriachan Nurseries
poscharskyana
(Trailing Bellflower)
Bright blue stars of blooms, on trailing stems. Excellent on walls or edging plantings £3.50  
CARDAMINE (Lady's smock family)
pratense
Big White
A large, white flowered version of our native Ladies Smock. Very good in short grass or damp meadows. £4  
rhapanifolia
(Cuckoo Flower)
Strong, early pink ladies smock on fresh, cress-green foliage. £4 Cardamine rhapanifolia - Abriachan Nurseries The Garden On Loch Ness
CARDIOCRINUM
giganteum 2.5m
(Giant Himalayan Lilies)
Legendary lilies. Huge whorl of white trumpet flowers, downward facing so the scent and beauty are wonderfully accessible. The seed heads that follow are a feature for a year and more. £9.50 Cardiocrinum giganteum - Abriachan Nurseries
CENTAUREA
Perennial cornflower or Bluebottle. These are long favoured cottage garden plants flowering very early, right after the daffodils.
jacea
40cm
A compact pretty magenta knapweed; open faced and rayed flower heads. £4  
montanum Parham
70cm
(Perennial Cornflower)
An elegant form of this early flowerer; lovely lilac blue blooms. £4 Centuria montanum parham - Abriachan Nurseries The Garden On Loch Ness
CENTRANTHUS
A plant that lives on air, growing from walls and cracks in impossible rock faces.
alba The white variant, excellent clean white flowers on show for many weeks. £4  
rubra
(Wall Valerian) 40cm
Rich red flowers.  Look up at the ramparts of Edinburgh and many castle walls and it is there. £4 Centranthus ruber - Abriachan Nurseries
CEPHALARIA
Gigantea 
(Giant scabious) 1.8m
Lovely yellow scabious heads for summer borders. A light and airy back of the border presence; beloved by butterflies  £4.50  
CHAMAEMELUM
Treneague
(Lawn Chamomile)
The non-flowering Chamomile, lush, fresh green and fabulously aromatic. This is the one used for lawns, but think of it also on a bank or bower or in an arbour….imagine, imagine £2.75 Chamaemelum treneague - abriachan nurseries
    OR £25 for ten
CHIASTOPHYLLUM
oppositifolium Neat, shiny, leathery rosettes and yellow catkin flowers; perfect on a wall or rockery and good as an ingredient in planters. £3  
CHILIOTRICHUM
diffusum
(Falkland Fachine)
Compact grey/green evergreen bush covered in felty white daisies in midsummer. £4.50  
CHRYSANTHEMUM
Its odd, but chrysanthemums were a ubiquitous presence in every garden of my youth, and then suddenly gone. I have tried to find and grow them and revive interest here in Scotland. I am concentrating on the hardiest( not the big show varieties, that are not truly hardy) and hence the easiest to grow.

Carmine Blush
60cm
Neat mounds covered in single pink carmine Chrysanths. October until the snows. £4  
Chelsea Physic Garden
60cm
Beautiful double ,dusky orange red, bronzed backed petal . Lasted very well a cut flowers. £4  
Rose Madder
60cm
Strong rose pink single blooms with a yellow eye. Scented. £4  
CICERBITA
alpina
1.5m
Beautiful branching heads of blue daisies on mounds of large toothed leaves.
A rare Scottish native and we love to sell it.
£5 cicerbita alpina - abriachan nurseries
plumeria
2m
Lilac blue daisies on strong swaying stems. It seeds gently for us and we always have 4 or 5 in the garden each year, always welcome £4.50 Cicerbita plumeria - abriachan nurseries
CIRSIUM
rivulare
atropurpureum
1m
Handsome basal clumps and large open sprays of purple/ red thistles, all without the spines! A remarkably good garden plant, repeat flowering from June to December. £4.50  
CODONOPSIS
clematidea Twining grey stems and leaves and the most glamorous ice blue flower; turn up the bell shaped blooms and the centre is full of purple veins and orange markings. £4  
CONVALLARIA
majalis
(Lily of the Valley)
The lovely white bells with a heart melting fragrance. We sell plants established in pots, that will grow away far better than any dried root pieces.  Also lovely in a container that can be brought indoors for a while to enjoy the blooms      £3 Convallaria majalis - Abriachan Nurseries
  OR £10 for four
majalis rosea Pink flowered form. £3.50  
CORYDALIS
elata
(The Fumitories)
40cm
Green feathered foliage and lovely blue flowers. Does very well for us in woodland conditions. £3.50 Corydalis elata - Abriachan Nurseries 2
flexuosa
Purple Leaf
30cm
Fine purple flushed foliage , and purple/blue flowers. Proving very good in the garden £3.50  
CROCOSMIA (Montbretia)
Great plants for a late summer show, bold and bright.
They increase well and are rewarding to grow.
Culzean Peach
90cm
Soft peach-orange blossoms; nice upright plant. £4.50  
Limpopo
75cm
Upward facing orange/apricot blooms; floriferous and striking in the late summer border. £4.50  
Lucifer
1.2m
A remarkable plant that draws the eye across the garden. Strong, upright pleated sword-shaped leaves with brilliant red flowers. Hardy and increases well £4  
Mistral
75cm
Early flowering variety; upright facing orange flowers, flushing pink with age; striking garden plants. £4 Crocosmia Mistral - abriachan nurseries
Okavango
75cm
A very good vigorous variety apricot orange with a long season in flower. £4.50 Crocosmia okovango - Abriachan Nurseries
paniculata
1.2m
These are the finest and most effective vertical foliage in the spring border. Spears of growth emerge and open into elegant pleated leaves. Persimmon orange flowers in August. First class £4 Crocosmia paniculata - Abriachan Nurseries
Paul’s Best Yellow
1.2m
Tall variety; large golden yellow flowers; flowers open faced and showy. £4.50 Crocosmia Paul's best yellow - abriachan nurseries
CYMBALARIA
acquitriloba alba Tiny, flat ground hugging leaves….the leaves are shiny and shaped and marked like ivy. Flowers for months, neat white toadflax flowers. £3  
muralis
(Kenilworth Ivy /
Ivy-Leaved Toad Flax)
The lovely little violet toad flaxes on tiny ivy like trailing leaves that scramble on and through walls.
I'll bet you have tried taking pieces like me...but they rarely work . You need to raise from seed. Here they are.
£3 Cymbalaria muralis - Abriachan Nurseries The Garden On Loch Ness
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DABOECIA
William Buchanan
30cm (Irish Heath)
Small heath like leaves and purple bell heather flowers for months and months and often through winter. An excellent plant for a dry bank £3.50  
DACTYLORRHIZA
purpurella
(Northern Marsh Orchid)

15cm
A lovely Scots native, popping up throughout our garden. A really dark purple orchid. £4.50 Dactylorriza purpurella - abriachan nurseries
DECAISNEA
fargesii
(Blue Bean Tree or Dead Man's Fingers) 3m
A hardy multi-stemmed shrub, walnut-like leaves and the most amazing blue fruit pods in autumn; true ghoul blue. One of the highlights of the year. £6 Decaisnea fargesii - abriachan nurseries
DELOSPERMUM
nubigenum
(Yellow Ice Plant)
A small-leaved hardy succulent that makes good carpets covered with bright yellow flowers. Very useful on dry sunny site. £3  
DIANTHUS (Garden Pinks)
carthusianorum Fine grassy leaves and heads of bright magenta pinks. £3.50  
Robina's Daughter From a garden on Skye: semi double white with perfect clove fragrance. Good grey carpeting habit. £3.50  
DICENTRA
cucullaria
25cm
Dainty glaucous foliage and white waxy bell flowers; humus rich soil part shade. Exquisite. £4.50  

DIERAMA Wand Flowers or Angel’s Fishing Rods
They are a real feature of our summer garden. Grassy foliage with elegant arching, wiry stems dripping with slender bells, in papery calyxes. Each year we try some new species, and none have disappointed yet, proving both hardy and glamorous.
Excellent in sea side gardens too.

igneum
50cm
Open faced bells of a brick red. The hardiest of all we grow and increases well. £4.50 dierama igneum - abriachan nurseries
pulcherrimum
1.2m
Long grassy leaves and arching stems, dripping with lilac pink bells emerging form silver papery calyxes. Exquisite. £4.50 Diermama pulcherrimum - Abriachan Nurseries
pulcherrimum album
1.2m
An elegant white form £4.50  
reynoldsii
80cm
A most attractive wine red coloured variety £4.50  
riparia
75cm
A newly introduced, compact variety; lilac purple bells. £4.50  
DIGITALIS (Foxgloves)
ferruginea gigantea (Rusty Foxglove)  
1m
The tall rusty foxglove; closely packed spikes of golden flowers with rust brown stippled throats. A group is an arresting sight. £4  
purpurea alba
2m
The white foxglove.
Stately plants wonderful in shade. Biennial
£4 Digitalis purpurea alba - Abriachan Nurseries
stewartii 
1.2 m
Perpendicular spires, closely clothed in orange yellow foxgloves; soundly perennial. £4  
DIPLARRENA
moraea
(Butterfly Flag)
40cm
The butterfly iris. Striking perennials; clean, white-winged blooms with purple and yellow shades on the inner petals. Lovely in early summer. £4  
DODECATHEON
media
Goliath
30cm
Strong stems of cyclamen-like flowers; lilac pink with yellow tip. £4 Dodecatheon media Goliath - Abriachan Nurseries, The Garden On Loch Ness
tetrandrum
Red Light
40cm 
Robust plants with taller lilac pink blooms. £4  
DORONICUM
pardalianches 
Giant Leopard's Bane  80cm
Fresh green foliage and a mass of yellow daisies. They fill the gap after daffodils like no other flowering perennial. £3.50  
DRYAS
drummondii 
10cm
A yellow flowered arctic mountain avens from Canada. £3.50  
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ECHEVERIA

glauca Wonderful blue leaved succulent; great in summer plantings. It needs protection with us, but so worth the effort. When well fed they make big rosettes with many offsets. £3.50  

ECHINOPS

ritro
Veitch's Blue  
2m
Amazing tattered leaves and strong stems headed up with blue spheres of flower. A midsummer plant, loved by bees and butterflies. £4  
EOMECON
chionantha
30cm
A delicate Chinese poppy; white, yellow stamens, attractive scalloped leaves. £4  
EPIMEDIUM
Epimediums make excellent ground cover, they grow just about anywhere, and possess a real air of elegance. The spring flowers are dainty and repay close observation.
The leaves follow and are fresh green, often bronze tinged and veined, lasting through winter.
They work through a planting as stitches in a tapestry.I have also seen them looking terrific in large container plantings, often alone.
x perralchium Frohnleiten
50cm
Tough evergreen foliage with bronze markings. A good species for dry conditions. Excellent early foliage and yellow flowers. £4.50  
pubigerum
40cm
Smooth green foliage and elegant sprays of creamy white flowers. £4.50  
x versicolor
sulphureum 
30cm
Lovely, fresh bronze veined foliage and pale lemon flowers. £4.50  
ERINUS
alpinus
5cm
An indispensable small plant. Tiny mauve flowers. Wonderful between pavings, on wall edges…in any corner that needs a lift. Smashing plant. £3 Erinus alpinus - Abriachan Nurseries, The Garden On Loch Ness
ERYNGIUM (Sea hollies)
alpinum  
70cm
The finest and largest sea holly.  Blue lacy ruffs on blue cones. Definitely more Blackadder than Baldrick. £5 Eryngium alpinum - abriachan nurseries
bourgatti
Graham Stuart Thomas
30cm
Deeply cut variegated foliage, gives a lacy effect; branching heads of marine blue sea hollies. Floriferous and long in flower. Excellent. £5 Eryngium bourgatti Graham Stuart Thomas - Abriachan Nurseries
giganteum 
(Miss Wilmott's Ghost)
80cm
Grow this biennial sea holly in the driest sunniest place and it becomes silver and almost white. Startlingly good. £4 Eryngium giganteum - Miss Willmott's Ghost - Abriachan Nurseries
oliveranum  
90cm
Glorious steely blue sea hollies; wonderful on well drained soils. £5  
EUPHORBIA
DON'T FORGET to watch out for Euphorbia sap. It is very irritant to eyes.
cyparissius
Fens Ruby

15cm
Delicate froth of red foliage, resembling sphagnum moss.
Suited to a dry open situation; lime green bracts
£3 Euphorbia cyparissius fens ruby - Abriachan Nurseries, The Garden On Loch Ness
griffithi
Dixter
1m
Interesting early red shoots appear in March/ April, followed by upright bronzed stems and leaves and topped by vivid orange bracts. Excellent and attractive. £4.50  
griffithii
Fireglow
1m
Early red, sharp shoots emerge from the soil, and extend to tall strong green stems, topped with a great show of red bracts. Great border perennials. £4.50  
pasteurii
Brown's Strain 
1m
A new Euphorbia from Just Must and the excellent Brown Stable. Evergreen foliage on a bushy plant; yellow-green bracts. The foliage is spectacularly reddened in winter. £5  
polychroma
25cm 
Fresh spring growth topped with a fine show of golden yellow bract. Good autumn colour too. £4 Euphorbia polycroma - abriachan nurseries
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