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ABUTILON 

suntense   
2.3m 
Felted grey shoots and lovely lavender, hibiscus-like flowers. First seen in a garden in Golspie in Sutherland. It has proven hardy. £8.50   SOLD OUT
ACAENA
These are low creeping carpets, feathery leaves and burrs.
Excellent scrambling around rocks. Great with bulbs, which grow through the mat.
buchanii. Strong growing, glaucous leaves with brown burrs £3.50 acaena buchanii - abriachan nurseries
caesiiglauca. Silky grey leaves, and large brown burrs. Scrambling habit £3.50 Acaena caesiiglauca - abriachan nurseries
Microphylla Copper Carpet Ferny bronzed leaves and fabulous red burrs in late summer £3.50 Acaena Microphylla Copper Carpet - Abriachan Nurseries
ACANTHUS
Spinosus
1.5 to 2m
(Bear's Breaches)
A magnificent perennial . Mounds of glossy heavily toothed leaves and imposing central spikes of purple hooded flowers in August/September. £7.50 Acanthus spinosus - Abriachan Nurseries SOLD OUT
ACONITUM (Monkshood)
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
henryii Spark's Variety 1.2m Classic blue monkshoods; spring flowering £4.50   SOLD OUT
ACTEA
pachypoda alba
60cm
Green herbaceous leaves and white flowers, followed by striking white berries. £5.50  
ADIANTUM
pedatum 
(Maidenhair Fern)  
40cm
Dainty, fine fronds on this lovely fern; shade or part shade and a lovely contrast.

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£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.

ardernei Hybrid
60cm
Excellent floriferous white, the tips of the flowers tinted pink as they age. A lovely variety. £6.50  
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.   £7.50   SOLD OUT
Cally Bright Blue
60cm
First-rate blue from Michael Wickenden, Cally Gardens £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
This Agapanthus was given to us by a customer with friends in St Helena, where it grows in the wild. Good, sturdy, mid blue flowers, building up quickly and well. £6.50  
Headbourne Hybrids 70cm A fine old variety mid blue and floriferous. It has been a summer mainstay for us for a decade, looking great with bright pink diascia. £6.50 Agapanthus Headbourne Hybrids - abriachan nurseries
Jack's Blue
1.2 m
Fine dark heads with dark stems. Great looks £6.50  
Navy Blue
90cm
Large, navy blue flowerheads on strong tall stems. One of the best £6.50  
Polar Ice
70cm
Glistening ice white heads on strong stems £6.50  
Streamline
50cm
Grey-blue flowers with darker stripe. Very attractive over a long period £6.50  
Timaru
75cm
Good groups of excellent blue heads. Bred in New Zealand, growing well here £6.50  
Torbay
80cm
The prettiest sky blue heads for summer.  Good greyish foliage. £6.50  
AJUGA
Catlin's Giant
20cm
Shining green close leaves and dense spikes of rich blue flowers. £3.50
ALCHEMILLA
Pretty green sprays of flowers, sometimes on a tiny rather endearing level, or as a great border edging plant.
conjuncta
(Alpine Ladies Mantle)
Exquisite acer-like leaves with silky, silver threaded edge. Flat growing.  £4  

ellenbeckii
(Creeping Ladies Mantle)

Tiny dark green leaves and vivid green flowers; useful spreading habit. £4  
mollis
30cm
Scalloped edged leaves, wonderful after a shower of rain; pretty sprays of green flowers in summer. £4 Alchemilla mollis - Abriachan Nurseries
ALLIUM
cepa proliferum
(Tree Onion)
An Interesting plant for the herb garden. Bunches of onion bulblets on contorted leaves. £2.50  
schoenoprasum
(Chives) 30cm
A strong Highland strain that makes excellent edging to veg plots and potagers.
Good for scrambled egg and mashed potato too.
£3  
schoenoprasum album A lovely white flowered form £3   SOLD OUT

ursinum  
(Wild Garlic)

A splendid native; on our stream bank the faint, pleasant garlic smells fill the evening very good in cooking.  

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£3 SOLD OUT
ALYSSUM
montanum  
Cushion forming
Bright yellow, early flowering cushion plant. Loves the early sun.  £3   SOLD OUT
ANDROMEDA
polyfolia Blue Ice Pretty evergreen shrub, scrambling and forming a mound of blue/green leves, smothered in spring with pretty pink bells. £5.50  
ANDROSACE
primuloides Lovely tiny spring flowering; evergreen rosette with sprays of little eye catching pink flowers. Yellow eye. Choice. £3.50  
ANEMONE nemorosa (Wood Anemones/Wind flower)
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.
Leeds Very large white flowers with golden stamen filing centre.  Lovely £3.50 SOLD OUT
Lychette Large, flat faced white flowers; purple flushed stems £3.50 SOLD OUT
Mid Blue A heart stirring washed sky blue £3.50 SOLD OUT
Robinsoniana Palest blue with silver backed petals, just lovely £3.50 Anemone nemorosa Robinsoniana - Abriachan Nurseries SOLD OUT
Royal Blue Clear royal blue variety, yellow stamens £3.50 Anemone Royal Blue - Abriachan Nurseries SOLD OUT
Vestal The most beautiful double white sitting in a Quaker's ruff; exquisite. £4 Anemone vestal SOLD OUT

Viridiflora

An attractive oddity with fresh whorls of green flowers. £3.50 SOLD OUT
ANEMONE - Other varieties
x lipsiensis Lovely pale yellow flowers on fine foliage.
A very good cross between nemorosa and ranunculoides species.
£4 SOLD OUT

ranunculoides

Often the first to show above ground. Dainty foliage and bright yellow flowers. £4 Anemone rununculoides - Abriachan Nurseries
Autumn Flowering Anemones
Taller, elegant anemones that really lift a late summer planting to a new level.
x hybrida
Andrea Atkinson
A lovely white, yellow centred, single Japanese Anemone £5  
hupehensis
Hapsden Abundance
80cm
An abundance of two-toned pink blooms on wide branching plants. £4.50 anemone Hapsden Abundance - Abriachan Nurseries SOLD OUT
ANGELICA
Ebony
1.2m
This fabulous new bee and butterfly plant is the darkest of any angelica we have ever grown. Exquisite, almost black, finely-cut shiny leaves are held below heads of darkest purple buds opening to delicate sprays of pink flowers. £4.50   SOLD OUT
ANEMANTHELE
lessoniana 
(Used to be Stipa arundinacea)
Pheasant grass
An elegant and most useful grass. Trailing flower/seed heads, on foliage that colours red, yellow and brown through summer heat and winter cold.
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£5   SOLD OUT
ANTHEMIS
Suzanne Mitchell  
30cm
Fast growing carpets of pretty grey/green and pale straw daisies from June to Oct £4.50  
punctata
cupaniana
Splendid plant for fast cover of a sunny bank. Grey foliage and endless amounts of clean white daisies. £4.50 anthemis cupaniana - abriachan nurseries SOLD OUT
AQUILEGIA
discolor
10cm
Pretty wee flowers, cream and clear pale blue on blue/grey foliage £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. £4 SOLD OUT
ARMORACIA
rusticana 40cm (Horseradish) No jar in the supermarket is going to give you the real flavour to have with roast beef. Upright wavy edged clumps of leaves and strong white tap roots, which is the bit you want. Contain it with boards or have it in a bed alone or it will run!
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£4   SOLD OUT
ARUNCUS
diocius x sinensis Zweiweltenkind 3m (Goat's Beard) Tall and stately with strong panicles of creamy white flowers in July. This selection is a hybrid between A. diocius and A. sinensis and very often has a bronze cast to the foliage. For retentive soil in sun or under trees. Deer resistant!  Perfect for a woodland. £4.50 Aruncus dioicius - Abriachan nurseries SOLD OUT
ASPHODELUS
albus  
30cm
Spears of foliage and spikes of white flowers, backs flushed soft apricot £4   SOLD OUT
ASPLENIUM
scolopendrium 
(Hart's Tongue)
25cm
Handsome, undulating strap leaves; excellent in shade; wintergreen.
£4.50 Asplenium solopendrium (Harts Tongue Fern) - Abriachan Nurseries
scolopendrium
Cristatum
Crested form. £4.50   SOLD OUT
trichomanes
(Maidenhair Spleenwort)
The lovely dainty small fern, you find on old walls. Wiry, small leaflets, black midrib.

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£4.50   SOLD OUT
ASTER (Michelmas Daisies)
We have a gardening friend who lived on Loch Ness and supplied us with these excellent hardy, reliably mildew free, free flowering, long lived Asters.
x herveyi Late summer/ autumn daisies; mildew free and a lovely light blue. £4  
Nova Belgica Pink Rose pink flowers - Aug to Dec totally mildew resistant £4.50  
Nova Belgica Blue Violet blue flowers - Aug to Dec totally mildew resistant £4.50   SOLD OUT
ASTILBE
Wonderful dense plants for damp or shady places. They also make fine specimens in large planters..
sprite
50cm
Dark foliage and very attractive pale pink sprays of blooms. £4.50   SOLD OUT
William Buchanan
25cm
Compact clump forming, fern like leaves and cream/pink flowers. £4.50  
ASTRANTIA (Masterworts)
Lovely old fashioned flowers; a quivering boss of stamens and surrounding ruff. 'Aunt Hatties's Pin Cushion'
major
40cm
Lovely old fashioned flowers with a central boss of stamens and surrounding ruff of papery green-white petals. The blooms last and dry well. £4.50 Astrantia major - Abriachan Nurseries
major
Gill Richardson Group
A fine selection with stunning deep crimson red flowers £5   SOLD OUT
ATHYRIUM
ATHYRIUM
fIlix-femina 80cm
(Lady Fern)
Elegant pinnate leaves on this hardy easy-going Native fern. Good in shade and sun, if it has a cool root run. £4  
ATHYRIUM
filix-femina Frizelliae
(The Tatting Fern)
Quite a looker; arching slim fronds with the leaves reduced to give an almost beeded necklace affect. Good in woodland, or as a wonderful container plant.
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£5  
AUBRETIA
I love aubrieta in the spring, carpets of colour over rocks and walls on easy, reliable plants.
Blue Whale A noticeably large flowered lilac blue £3.50
AZORELLA
trifurcata
(cushion plant)
Look closely and you see overlapping jagged leaves, with tiny green flowers in summer. But that is not the point of this smashing plant, it creeps slowly making rock hard green cushions, looks good on sunny well drained beds and in low, broad pots. £3.50
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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.
rotundifolia caerulescens Lovely little lavender blue daisies. Very pretty £3.50  
BERGENIA
Bergenia are good architectural plants all year round.   Large leathery leaves that colour red and purple in winter.
Bach
30cm
Excellent red winter foliage and heads of pale pink in spring that age to white. £4.50   SOLD OUT
BETULA
pendula 
(Silver Birch)  10M +
Strong young plants from Loch Ness Seed £5  
BLECHNUM
chilense
(Chilean Hard Fern)
90cm
A rare Falkland Island native fern. Large handsome leathery leaves slowly forming substantial and attractive areas in shade or a damper area. £8.50 Blechnum chilense - Abriachan nurseries, The Garden On Loch Ness SOLD OUT
penna marina
(Falkland Island Little Fern)
Leathery heavily crested leaves that grow well in dry stone walls and work well in alpine plantings. £4 fern blechnum penna marina cristate - Falkland Island Small Fern - Abriachan Nurseries
penna marina
cristata
Heavily crested leaves that grow well in dry stone walls and work well in alpine plantings. £4   SOLD OUT
spicant 40cm
(Hard Fern)
British native; neat shining pinnate fronds; hardy and evergreen.

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£4.50  
BLETILLA (Hardy Orchid)
striata   
15cm
Sword shaped leaves and pink orchid flowers. Usually recommended for humus rich woodland soil, but ours has survived cold winters, drought and overshadowing by a huge Pieris and is doing fine. Maybe some care and it would be wonderful! £6.50  
BRUNNERA
Strong grey-based leaves and attractive flowers, that come before the leaves in early spring.
Langtrees
35cm
Grey green leaves marked with metallic silver edge; sprays of lovely blue flowers. £5   SOLD OUT
Mr Morse
30cm
Lovely heartshaped grey leaves....attractively marked with silver, and quantities of pretty sprigs of white flowers £5   SOLD OUT
BUXUS (Box Hedging)
sempervirens   Glossy green/grey leaves ; perfect for hedging or topiary. Litre pots £5  
sempervirens variegata A few variegated plants, Smart gold markings £5  
C
CALLISTEMON
rigidus From New South Wales, Australia; red bottle brush flowers and lance shaped on an evergreen shrub. Of course it needs a warm, sunny position or a pot very close to the house for protection, but there is nothing like a bottle brush! Surprising hardy for an Aussie cousin if given good drainage and sun. £8.50   SOLD OUT
CAMASSIA
quamash   
40cm
Delightful blue, slightly recurved flowers on strong stems. April/May and useful among new growth. Seeds lightly and only ever sparingly. £3.50   SOLD OUT
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. £3.50  
lactiflora
1m +
Our mid summer blue Campanulas. Wonderful plants filling a border and give a stately presence. We gave some the "chelsea chop" this year and that was great, giving us a 1 m show of excellent bellflowers in August/September instead of June/July.
£4.50 Campanula lactiflora - Abriachan Nurseries
persicifolia
90cm
Willow-leaved bellflowers; elegant, wiry stems with open blue bells £4.50 Campanula persicifolia - Abriachan nurseries
persicifolia alba coronata
80cm

Wiry stems and perfect little rosettes of white studding the length.

£4.50  
persicifolia
Chettle Charm
80cm
Large open white bells perfectly rimmed with china blue. Beautiful £4.50 Campanula persicifolia Chettle Charm - Abriachan Nurseries SOLD OUT
poscharskyana
(Trailing Bellflower)
Bright blue stars of blooms, on trailing stems. Excellent on walls or edging plantings £4.50  
puntata Large white bells flushed pink, delicatly spoted inside petals. Foliage strong, good groundcover £4.50  
CAREX
CAREX
elata aurea
(Golden Sedge) 50cm
A wonderful evergreen sedge. All gold parts. Good in the garden, and endlessly useful in pots £4.50   SOLD OUT
CAREX
pendula 2m
(Weeping sedge)
UK Native Strong arching growth and panicles of nut brown seed heads all winter. £4.50 Carex pendula - Abriachan Nurseries, The Garden On Loch Ness
CAREX
trifida 70cm
(Mutton Bird Sedge)
New Zealand and Falkland Island Native; clumps of strong green leaves and spikes of nut brown seed heads. One found on exposed headlands where sea birds burrow and nest.  If you have a place that would look great if windswept and interesting, this is your plant.
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£4.50   SOLD OUT
CARDAMINE ( Ladies Smock Family )
pratensis
(Lady's Smock)
Very pretty early flowering native; loves a damp area. £4  
rhapanifolia
(Cuckoo Flower)
Strong, early pink ladies smock on fresh, cress-green foliage. £4
CELMESIA (Mountain Daisies)
Wonderful New Zealand natives, usually silver, softly hairy leaves and clean white dasies
bellidoides Mat forming dark green foliage. Clean white dasies, with yellow centres.

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£4   SOLD OUT
CENTAUREA
Perennial cornflower or Bluebottle. These are long favoured cottage garden plants flowering very early, right after the daffodils.
macrocephala
1.2m
A bold plant. Large shaggy yellow cornflowers opening from a bronze bud of scales in May/June. Always welcome £4.50
montanum Parham
70cm
(Perennial Cornflower)
An elegant form of this early flowerer; lovely lilac blue blooms. £4   SOLD OUT
CENTRANTHUS
A plant that lives on air, growing from walls and cracks in impossible rock faces.
rubra
(Wall Valerian)
A plant that seems to lives on fresh air. Rich red flowers on 30cm stems. Well suited to dry poor soil. Look up at the ramparts of Edinburgh and other Castle and it is there. £4 Centranthus ruber - Abriachan Nurseries SOLD OUT
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.
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£4 Chamaemelum treneague - abriachan nurseries SOLD OUT
CHIONOCHLOA
conspicua
(Plumed Tussock grass)
1.4m
A very handsome New Zealander; tussock growth and lovely open biscuit coloured plumed flowers for several months.

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£5 SOLD OUT
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.

Apollo
90cm
Double deep orange red flecked with yellow & a green centre £4.50
Anastasia
60cm
Double bright pink £4.50
Cousin Joan
100cm
Bright red purple single with yellow centre, Very Floriferous with a sweet perfume £4.50
Chelsea Physic Garden
60cm
Beautiful double ,dusky orange red, bronzed backed petal . Lasted very well as cut flowers. £4.50  
Clara Curtis Compact late summer Chrysanthemum. Single clear pink dasies. Prefers full sun, well drained soil £4.50   SOLD OUT
Innocence
90cm
Pale pink single, yellow centre. Very Floriferous . Bees love it. £4.50
Nantaderry Sunshine 50cm Striking double yellow Chrysanths for Sept/October. Excellent £4.50  
Perry's Peach
75cm
A lovely single peachy pink with a yellow centre. Seems to shrug of slugs and fairly tolerant of winter wet in heavy soils £4.50
Ruby Mound
90cm
A rich deep maroon red double. September to October £4.50
Rose Madder
60cm
Strong rose pink single blooms with a yellow eye. Scented. £4.50   SOLD OUT
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 SOLD OUT
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
Atropurureum
Handsome clumps of leaves and large open sprays of purple/ red thistles, all without the spines! A remarkable garden plant, beloved by bees & butterflies and flowering from June to December £5  
CLEMATIS
montana
Double Delight
A excellent new introduction, the scented double white flowers with yellow anthers in the middle have fragrances that range from vanilla to chocolate. £7.50   SOLD OUT
montana
Marjorie
Clematis Montana Marjorie is the world's first double flowering Clematis Montana, and will cover any fence, wall or unsightly object at an amazing rate but with amazing semi-double flowers. Grown for it's unusual, spiky petals, these flowers are white to salmon pink with slightly darker pink veining. £7.50   SOLD OUT
montana
rubens superba
Floriforous, fast growing Clematis, makes swags of pretty pink flowers. £7.50   SOLD OUT
montana
wilsonii
A late White flowering montana variety. We use it to climb through trees and it is fabulous with the best possible bonus of a garden filling honey scent. A highlight of every year. £7.50 SOLD OUT
recta  
1.5M 
Usually a herbaceous specimum. clouds of white flowers. £5   SOLD OUT
rehderiana   
( climber )
A rare beauty; late summer yellow bells.  scented and vigorous. £9.50   SOLD OUT
COLCHICUM
autumnale alba Rarely offered, white form of the Autumn Crocus £5  
speciosum Large goblet shaped rich pink flowers in autumn £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 SOLD OUT
  Offer for four £10 Convallaria majalis - Abriachan Nurseries SOLD OUT
COTINUS
Royal Purple 
2m
Excellent shrub; the darkest purple leaves that turn red in autumn. The flowers are a wonder,  light and diffuse and making a smoke-like appearance. £8.50  
CRINODENDRON ( Chilean Lantern bush )
Alf Robins A new pink flowered form of the fabulous lantern tree. Promises very well.  £9.50  
hookerianum Fantastic shrub; evergreen and a long season of dangling lantern-like crimson blooms £8.50
CROCOSMIA The Montbretia family
Great plants for a late summer show, bold and bright. They increase well and are rewarding to grow.
Anna Marie
80cm
Eye catching orange red. Long flowering period. New variety £4.50  
Canary Bird
50cm
Attractive, floriferous variety with neat bright yellow blooms. £4.50  
Constance
90cm
A new variety for us; large, open faced orange red blooms, eye catching. £4.50  
Hellfire Large outward facing red flowers on strong stems. Good pleated leaves. Exceptional £4.50  
Honey Angels
60cm
Attractive bronzed leaves and yellow funnel-shaped flowers; excellent in the garden or containers. £4.50 Crocosmia honey angels - abriachan nurseries
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 £4.50   SOLD OUT
Mistral
75cm
Early flowering variety; upright facing orange flowers, flushing pink with age; quite different and very attractive £4.50 Crocosmia Mistral - abriachan nurseries SOLD OUT
Okavango
80cm
The most beautiful peach/orange blooms with an arresting presence. Vigorous plants . £4.50 Crocosmia okovango - Abriachan Nurseries SOLD OUT
paniculata
1.2m
Strong spears of growth that open into elegant pleated leaves. Persimmon orange flowers in August. An old garden plant and still first class. £4.50 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. £3.50  
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DAPHNE
Exciting well-loved group of shrubs, amongst the best scented plants in the garden. Groups of small crystalline blooms.
bholua
Jacqueline Postill
2.5M
Unbelievable; turn the corner and there it is. You sense and scent it before you see it. It fills the surrounding area with glorious scent at the darkest , wettest time of year, January. Evergreen, hardy and the flowers are clusters of small white blooms with elegant purple flushed petals and buds covering. Strong young plants in 1 litre pots. £10  
retusa
60cm
A neat rounded evergreen shrub with scented flowers, dark pink outside, white inside. Our plants are very hardy as they are sourced from South Loch Ness at over 1000ft £8.50 Daphne Retusa - Abriachan Nurseries SOLD OUT
DARMERA
peltata
(Umbrella Plant)
1m
A plant to grow for impact and form; large, handsome puckered edge leaves, fresh green turning bright red in autumn; white flower spike before leaves in early spring £4.50   SOLD OUT
DELOSPERMUM (Mesembryanthemum)
The wonderful sun loving, South African dasies. Essentially perennial Livingston Dasies
nubigenum (Mesembryanthemum basutoland) Neat succulent leaves. Bright sunny yellow dasies. £4   SOLD OUT
DESFONTANIA (Chilean Holly)
spinosa A magnificent evergreen shrub. Holly like leaves and a striking display of tubular crimson red yellow tipped flowers in summer. £8.50  
DICKSONIA
antarctica The magnificent tree fern from New Zealand. Huge fronds and beautiful tobacco brown stems. This is the hardiest species of all.
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£7.50   SOLD OUT

DIERAMA Wand Flowers or Angel’s Fishing Rods
Dierama are a real feature of our summer garden. Strong, grassy foliage & elegant, 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 seaside gardens too.

adelphicum
75cm
A more upright species with flaring pink bells. Rarely offered £5  
igneum
50cm
Open faced bells of a brick red. The hardiest of all we grow and increases well. £5 dierama igneum - abriachan nurseries
nixonianum
60cm
Nice lilac blue bells on a interesting new species. £5   SOLD OUT
pulcherrimum dark Long grassy leaves and arching stems, dripping with lilac pink bells emerging from silver papery calyxes. Exquisite. Seed raised from excellent dark pink plants £5  
pulcherrimum pale Elegant pale pink forms £5 Diermama pulcherrimum - Abriachan Nurseries SOLD OUT
DIGITALIS Foxgloves
purpurea alba
2m
The white foxglove.
Stately plants wonderful in shade. Biennial
£3.50 Digitalis purpurea alba - Abriachan Nurseries
DODECATHEON
media Goliath
30cm
Strong stems of cyclamen -like flowers; lilac pick with yellow tip. £4  
tetrandrum
Red Light
40cm
Almost succulent leaves and very attractive "shooting star" red flowers £4  
DRYOPTERIS
lepidopoda 70cm
(The Sunset Fern)
A beautiful evergreen fern with pink/ orange flushed new growth.
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£5  
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ECHEVERIA
glauca Attractive grey leaved succulent, arching stems of red and yellow flowers all summer. Needs winter protection. £3.50  
ECHINACEA
purpurea Magnus Superior An improved large flowered form of the purple Echinacea. Large puple dasies with brown central cones. June - Sept. £5  
ECHINOPS (Globe Thistle)
ritro
Veitch's Blue
2m
Excellent blue flowered form of this sturdy herbaceous perennial. Mounds of tattered leaves and rounded flowers £4.50   SOLD OUT
EMBOTHRIUM ( Chilean Firetree)
lanceolatum Young Plants of the legandary Chilian Fire Tree. Evergreen, growing well for us on our well drained acid soil. Grows steadily, and soon displays fantastic clusters of scarlet red flowers. Rarely offered. £12.50  
EOMECON
chionantha
Poppy of the Dawn
30cm
A delicate Chinese poppy; white with yellow stamens, wavy edged grey/green leaves. £4.50  
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.
x perralchium
Frohnleiten
50cm
Tough evergreen foliage with bronze markings. A good species for dry conditions. Excellent early foliage and yellow flowers. £4.50
x versicolor
sulphureum 
40cm
Lovely, fresh bronze veined foliage and pale lemon flowers. £4.50
ERYNGIUM ( Sea Hollies )
bourgatti
Graham Stuart Thomas selection 
30cm
Deeply cut white variegated foliage, gives a lacy effect; branching heads of blue sea hollies. Floriferous and long in flower. £4.50 Eryngium bourgatti Graham Stuart Thomas - Abriachan Nurseries
ERYSIMUM Perennial wallflowers
Bowles Mauve
25cm
Great plant, grey/green foliage; spikes of purple wallflowers. Ten months flower £4   SOLD OUT
ERYTHRONIUM (Dog's Tooth Violets)
Pagoda
20cm
Lovely early yellow flowers, reflexed petals and large fresh nest of leaves. Good perennial plant. £3.50   SOLD OUT
EUPHORBIA
DON'T FORGET to watch out for Euphorbia sap. It is very irritant to eyes.
amygdaloides
purpurea
40cm
Neat, very attractive purple wood spurge. The yellow, spring bracts are a great contrast. £4.50   SOLD OUT
amygdaloides
robbiae
A striking architectural perennial, does well even in dry shade Evergreen leaves , fine red stems and green flowers £4.50   SOLD OUT
cyparissius
Fens Ruby
15cm
Delicate froth of red foliage, resembling sphagnum moss.
Suited to a dry open situation; lime green bracts
£3.50
myrsinites
25cm
Sprawling stems of silvery fleshy leaves, like silvery fir cones and acid yellow flowers in spring £4   SOLD OUT
polychroma
25cm 
Tidy spring growth topped with a golden yellow bract show. Some autumn colour too. £4 Euphorbia polycroma - abriachan nurseries
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