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ACHILLEA (The Yarrows)
Sun loving plants with flat composite heads, long flowering period
Moonshine
80cm
Flat,  glowing yellow heads; a fine plant for a sunny border. AGM £4.50  
Paprika
60cm
Good upright heads; paprika red fades to pink. £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
Herbaceous variety; a neat , graceful little white variety £6.50  
Blue Moon Herbaceous; a cool ice blue on a useful late flowering variety £7  
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  
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. £7  
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. £6.50 Agapanthus Headbourne Hybrids - abriachan nurseries
Jack's Blue
1.2 m
Fine dark heads with dark stems. Great looks £7.50  
Navy Blue
90cm
Large, navy blue flowerheads on strong tall stems. One of the best £7.50  
Streamline
40cm
Attractive striped blue florets on floriferous fast bulking plants. £5.50  
Torbay
80cm
Very good garden plant, loved the heat of last summer. Mid blue £7.50  
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.
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
ANEMONE - Other varieties
cylindrica
50cm

White cup anemones on upright stems; cylindrical seed cones.
£4  
x lipiensis Lovely pale yellow flowers on fine foliage. A very good cross between nemorosa and ranunculoides species. Forms good sized clumps. £4  

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 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
Cally White
30cm
Cheerful white daisies throughout summer; from Cally Gardens. £4.50  
E.C. Buxton The finest of all the Anthemis. Months of lemon yellow daisies giving colour and endless daisies to cut for the house. £4.50  
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  
ASARUM
europaeum  
20cm
Lovely, shining, kidney-shaped leaves; excellent in shade £4.50  
ASTER
natalensis 
20cm
Wonderful little summer daisy. Bright blue. Loves full sun.
£3.50 Aster natalensis - Abriachan Nurseries
A gardening friend who lived on Loch Ness, supplied us with these excellent hardy, reliably mildew free, free flowering, long lived Asters.
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  
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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
Hapsden Cream
30cm
Wonderful ground cover for shade and a great joy in spring; cream spotted light green leaves and the loveliest blue flowers. £5  
Jack Frost
30cm
A great Perennial; heart shaped silver leaves, edged with green, make good cover.
Forget me not blue flowers
£5 brunnera jack frost - abriachan nurseries
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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
10cm
Tiny double powder-puff blue bells on a spreading mat. Lovely in a wide shallow pot too. £3.50  
lactiflora
1.2m
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 1m show of excellent flowers in Aug/Sept instead of June/July £4.50 Campanula lactiflora - Abriachan Nurseries
lactiflora Pink Dusky pink variant £4.50  
persicifolia alba coronata
80cm

Wands of wiry stems with lovely double white bells.

£4.50  
persicifolia
Chettle Charm
80cm
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
30cm
Our native lady's smock. Fresh watercress leaves and pretty pink flower. Wonderful emerging from short grass £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 (Giant Lilies)
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
CENTRANTHUS
A plant that lives on air, growing from walls and cracks in impossible rock faces.
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
CRINODENDRON
hookerianum ( Chilean Lantern bush ) up to 2m
Fantastic shrub; evergreen and a long season of dangling lantern-like crimson blooms
£8.50  
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   AVAILABLE IN MAY
Chelsea Physic Garden
60cm
Beautiful double ,dusky orange red, bronzed backed petal . Lasted very well as cut flowers. £4   AVAILABLE IN MAY
Rose Madder
60cm
Strong rose pink single blooms with a yellow eye. Scented. £4   AVAILABLE IN MAY
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
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  
COLCHICUM
Violet Queen
25cm
This strong ,rich pink naked lady has settled very well through our garden and multiplies well. £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
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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  
flexuosa
China Blue
30cm
Green ferny foliage and fine china blue flowers ; lovely and early. £3.50  
solida
George Baker
The same foliage and habit with brick red blooms. Always surprising. £3.50  
CROCOSMIA (Montbretia)
Great plants for a late summer show, bold and bright.
They increase well and are rewarding to grow.
Constance
90cm
A new variety for us; large, open faced orange red blooms, eye catching. £4.50  
Honey Angels
75cm
Attractive bronzed leaves and yellow funnel-shaped flowers; excellent in the garden or containers. £4.50 Crocosmia honey angels - abriachan nurseries
Limpopo
75cm
Upward facing orange/apricot blooms; floriferous and striking in the late summer border. £4.50  
Mistral
75cm
Early flowering variety; upright facing orange flowers, flushing pink with age; striking garden plants. £4.50 Crocosmia Mistral - abriachan nurseries
Norwich Canary
90cm
A later flowering yellow; wide sprays of bright, lasting blooms £4.50  
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
Tangerine Queen
90cm
Later flowering. Elegant tangerine orange blooms. £4.50  
CYCLAMEN
hederifolium
Silver Leaf
10cm
Beautiful tiny plants; sugar pink cyclamen flowers in autumn and followed by beautifully marked silver and dark green leaves through winter/spring. £4  
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  
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.
£3.50 Cymbalaria muralis - Abriachan Nurseries The Garden On Loch Ness
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DACTYLORRHIZA
purpurella
(Northern Marsh Orchid)

15cm
A lovely Scots native, popping up throughout our garden. A really dark purple orchid. £6 Dactylorriza purpurella - abriachan nurseries
DECAISNEA
fargesii 3m
(Blue Bean Tree or Dead Man's Fingers)
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. £8.50 Decaisnea fargesii - abriachan nurseries
DIANTHUS (Garden Pinks)
Kesteven Kirkstead
20cm
An old fashioned single; white petals, maroon eye, wonderful scent. £3.75  
Robina's Daughter
15cm
From a friend's garden on Skye: semi double white with perfect clove fragrance. Good grey carpeting habit. £3.75  

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.

adelphicum
1m
A more upright species with flaring pink bells. Rarely offered £5  
Blood Drops
1m
A seed raised mix, promising elegant dark red bells £4  
igneum
50cm
Open faced bells of a brick red. The hardiest of all we grow and increases well. £4.50 dierama igneum - abriachan nurseries
nixonianum
60cm
Nice lilac blue bells on a interesting new species. £4  
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
DIGITALIS (Foxgloves)
ferruginea gigantea
1.2m
The rusty foxglove; tall stems studded with foxglove flowers of a lovely rusty yellow veined darky within. Perennial. £4.50  
grandiflora
1m
A tall, perennial spotted,yellow flowered foxglove. Excellent in shade. £4.50  
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
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EOMECON
chionantha
30cm
A delicate Chinese poppy; white, yellow stamens, glabrous 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.I have also seen them looking terrific in large container plantings, often alone.
x versicolor
sulphureum 
40cm
Lovely, fresh bronze veined foliage and pale lemon flowers. £4.50  
x perralchium Frohnleiten
50cm
Tough evergreen foliage with bronze markings. A good species for dry conditions. Excellent early foliage and yellow 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)
agavifolium
1m
Strong strappy,toothed leaves and branched heads of green sea holly heads.Excellent in dry, sunny beds and good and hardy. £4.50  
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. £4.50 Eryngium bourgatti Graham Stuart Thomas - Abriachan Nurseries
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  
polychroma
25cm 
Tidy spring growth topped with a golden yellow bract show. Some autumn colour too. £4.50 Euphorbia polycroma - abriachan nurseries
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