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QUERCUS  (Oak)
petraea Grown from acorns of oaks that grow along Loch Ness. They are slow; the last time many of them were harvested was by Canadian loggers in the second world war, before that it was Waterloo. They see us come and they see us go... £5  
RANUNCULUS
aconitifolius flore plena
(Bachelors Buttons)
Deeply divided dark green leaves and wide branching heads of double white buttercups.  A lovely thing.
Ours came from a gardening friend in Shetland, where they thrive
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£6.50 Rununculus aconitifolius flora plena - Abriachan Nurseries SOLD OUT
RAOULIA
australis Wonderful New Zealand plant; tiny leaves that form a beautiful silver film. Gravelly soil that does not dry out is ideal. £3.50  
RODGERSIA
pinnata superba
1m
Division of a fine plant we grow. Textured, handsome leaves of beautiful purple/bronze; flowers bright pink £6.50 Rodgersia pinnata superba - Abriachan Nurseries, The Garden On Loch Ness
podophylla
1.5m
Broad, bronze-tinted leaves with the appearance of huge horse chestnut leaves.
Creamy white plumes of flower, and excellent autumn colour. A great focal point, one of those plants that pull a border together
£6.50 Rodgersia Podophylla - Abriachan Nurseries
RUBUS
spectabilis
Olympic Double
Early flowering, surprisingly delicate rose pink flowers, like a minature rose. It is a thug, but great in rough grass or the wild garden. £8.50  
RUDBECKIA
Indispensable late-flowering daisies that catch the sunlight and lift a planting of grasses into something extraordinary.
Goldsturm
60cm
Effective yellow daisies that look great with grasses . This can be the best autumn show of all. In the low sunlight they lift a planting of grasses into something extraordinary. £4.50   SOLD OUT
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SALIX
helvetica
80cm
Swiss Willow heavily felted shoots and leaves; white catkins. £5  
lanata
(Woolly Willow)
Fat woolly leaves and yellow catkins. £5 Salix lanata - Abriachan Nurseries, The Garden On Loch Ness SOLD OUT
nakamurana yezoalpina Thickly felted silver green leaves in spring. £5   SOLD OUT
SALVIA
forsskaolii
1m
Large basal leaves and many heads of violet purple. Promises to be hardy. £4.50  
SANGUISORBA (Burnet)
tanna Low mound forming clumps of attractive pinnate foliage. Cylindrical spikes of dark red bottlebrush-like flowers. £4.50  
SAXIFRAGA
Encrusted Saxifrages - The rosettes are evergreen and encrusted with lime and silver. Natures' jewels.
Canis Dalmatica Neat silver and green evergreen rosettes. White heavily spotted purple flowers £3.50
Francis Cade
10cm
Neat silver rosettes all year round; white flower sprays.
A lovely specimen in a pot.
£3.50
kolentiana atropurpurea
20cm
Excellent encrusted rosettes and unusual red sprays of flowers £3.50 Saxifraga kolentiana atropurpurea - Abriachan Nurseries, The Garden On Loch Ness
longifolia Monarch
20cm
Wonderful rosette and very floriferous; airy sprays of white blooms £3.50 Saxifraga longifolia monarch - Abriachan Nurseries, The Garden On Loch Ness
Southside Seedling
25cm
Lovely sprays of red spotted white flowers on silver leaves £3.50
f. rubrifolia
30cm
Exquisite plants. Fine bronzed leaves, brilliant carmine on the reverse; and attractive white sprays of flower in autumn £4.50 Saxifrage fortunei rubrifolia - Abriachan nursery SOLD OUT
umbrosa
(London Pride)
Used to be everywhere, but now out of fashion. 
A shame, as it is a good plant. Revive your love.
Perfect with Geranium Ingerswens variety.
£3.50 Saxifraga umbrosa - Abriachan Nurseries, The Garden On Loch Ness
umbrosa
Letchworth Gem
A more delicate, airy version. £3.50 Saxifraga umbrosa letchworth gem - Abriachan Nurseries, The Garden On Loch Ness
SCABIOSA
Irish Perpetual Flowering   
90cm
An excellent plant and might even be the butterflies first choice. Soft blue pincushion flowers over many months. Sun loving. £4.50   SOLD OUT

SCHIZOSTYLIS (Kaffir Lily)
Elegant late flowering plants, beautiful form and look wonderful in autumn sunlight.

coccinea major
80cm
Autumn flowering neat red crocus like flowers.
Loves a sunny spot.
£4.50 Schizostylus coccinea major - abriachan nurseries
Sunrise
60cm
Beautiful satin pink flowers from sept to the frosts. Lovely variety £4.50  
Zeal Salmon Salmon pink blooms £4.50  
SEDUM ( Stone crops )
Autumn Joy
(herbstfreude)
90cm
Strong, fleshy leaves and flat strong pink heads in autumn. Butterfly and bumble bee favourite £4.50  
Kamtschaticum Variegatum Variegated leaves edged with pink and white. £3  
spathulifolium
Cape Blanco
Fleshy grey rosettes and yellow flowers; excellent in dry beds. £3  
SELLIERA
radicans
5cm
A carpet of fleshy leaves and one-sided white flowers. A coastal plant from New Zealand; wind and salt proof.

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£3.50  
SEMPERVIVUM (The Houseleeks)
My house leeks were a sad collection of neglect these past 2 seasons, so I decided to revive them with some new blood. This is the first harvest of that . They look great and I hope I have the good sense to give them the good attention they need this year.
Alchemist Larger rosettes, amber yellow with red tips £3 SOLD OUT
Calypso Upright rosettes of red/orange with cobwebbing. £3
Cantabricum leitariegos Pale green, flushed red £3   SOLD OUT
Fromika A smaller red variety with green and lightly cobwebbed £3
Ginger Nut red/ginger rosettes. Splendid in summer. £3 SOLD OUT
Lion King Brown and green rosettes, tipped brown. Eye catching. £3 SOLD OUT
Mrs. Guiseppii Neat mid-green rosettes with bright red tips. Red flowers £3
Purple Queen Strong purple rosettes; especially good in spring £3
Red Cross Red shades, that vary through the year. £3
Shampoo A heavily cobwebbed variety. Very attractive in spring £3
The Flintstones A good burgundy colour all year. Partially hairy £3 SOLD OUT
SILENE
nutans
Nottingham Catchfly
30cm
A cloud of white flowers for sunny place. Very attractive £3.50 SOLD OUT
SISYRINCHIUM
‘Blue eye grasses' from the Americas, pretty, neat plants, related to Irises
Brachypus
(Golden-eyed Grass)
15cm
A sun burst of stems and yellow flowers. £3.50  
E K Balls
15cm
Perhaps the most attractive of all; vivid purple blue with a yellow eye. Lovely filling the front of a raised border £3.50  
Hemswell Sky
15cm
Lovely sky blue flowers. £3.50  
nudicaule
montanum
Buff yellow with red /yellow centre. £3.50  
SMILACINA
racemosa False Soloman's Seal; opposite leaves and panicles of white flowers. £4  
SOLDANELLA
villosa
(Alpine Snow Bell)
A small treasure; purple fringed parasols of flower on heart shaped leaves. Treasure it and keep the slugs away. £4  
STIPA
gigantea
(Giant Oat Grass)
2m
Basal clump of fine grass leaves and huge golden oat- like flowers making a wonderful feature for months.
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£5 Stipa gigantea - abriachan nurseries SOLD OUT
SORBUS
reducta
40cm
A dwarf suckering Rowan, so useful for defining form in a small plant arrangement. As with a full sized Rowan, fresh leaves and white flowers in spring and copious berries in autumn along with red coloured leaves. £6.50  
SYMPHYTUM
Bocking 14 (COMFREY) We are one of the few suppliers now. Large vigorous comfrey, selected at Bocking by the late Lawrence Hills. Wonderful mulch for potatoes. Great for making your own liquid manure, if you can stand the smell. We send out good big pot of roots for planting. £5   SOLD OUT
SYTHYRIS
missurica
Stellata
A lovely woodlander. Spikes of early violet blue flowers on neat clumps of toothed heart shaped leaves. Excellent. £5  
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TELLIMA
grandiflora 
40cm
A splendid workman-like plant, grows where few will in dry shade, under shrubs and trees. Attractive, scalloped edged leaves and stems of buff flowers. £4   SOLD OUT
THYMUS Beloved by Bees & Butterflies
bressingham pink Pink flowers, vigourous mat. £3.50  
caespitosus Excellent fragrant mats of leaves and pink flowers.

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£3.50  
TIARELLA
cordifolia
15cm
Marbled leaves that give good steady ground coverage and a lovely foam of white flowers in spring.
Essential for any garden
£4 Tiarella Cordifolia - Abriachan Nurseries SOLD OUT
TRICYRTIS
macrantha 40cm
(Toad Lily)
Olive green leaves and yellow flowers, spotted inside with red. Good for shade £4.50  
TRIFOLIUM
repens purpurescens quadrifolium Purple four leaved clover; darkly marked purple leaves and clover flowers. £3.50  

TRILLIUM (Wake-Robin)
Beautiful North American woodland plants. Distinctive 3 petalled flowers and attractive leaves. When established they are plants of great beauty.

chloropetalum
75cm
Handsome purple trillium; responds well to feeding when it can become very big. Extraordinary £7.50   SOLD OUT
cuneatum Attractive marbled leaves and purple flowers. £6.50   SOLD OUT
grandiflorum
30cm
White wake-robin; lovely three petalled flowers; on mottled foliage. £6.50 Trillium grandiflorum - Abriachan Nurseries SOLD OUT
recurvatum
20cm
Variable mottling on the leaves and pink flowers £6.50   SOLD OUT
TRITONIA
disticha
subsp rubiolucens
70cm
Grassy leaves; wiry stems and dainty pink flowers, in late summer. £4.50  
TROLLIUS (Globe flower)
acaulis  
30cm
Early substantial buttercups for a damp or wet area. Lemon yellow globes of flower, neat habit. Great in moist areas. £4.50   SOLD OUT
Golden Queen Beautiful golden yellow globes, quivering orange stamens £4.50   SOLD OUT
TROPAEOLUM
speciosum
(Flame of Scotland)
Good pots full of growing roots of the wonderful climbing plant that stops most visitors to Scotland in their steps. Wonderful twining through evergreens, such as over a classic Yew hedge. It can be difficult to get going, which is why we lift substantial root pieces and sell them when they start to grow away. £7.50 Tropaeolum speciosum - Abriachan Nurseries SOLD OUT
tuberosum
Ken Aslet
A scrambler/climber with neat nasturtium-like leaves and a profusion of striking tubular flower in a warm spot; russet red with yellow mouth to the tube. £7.50   SOLD OUT
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UVULARIA
grandiflora
40cm
Unusual twisted leaves and stems and arching stems of dangling yellow bells. £4.50  
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VERONICASTRUM
apollo Beautiful slender perennials for summer. Slender spires of lilac rose flowers £4.50  
VINCA (Periwinkles)
Perfect plants for woodland floors amongst shrubs or over walls.
Wherever you need an attractive, hardy evergreen carpeter.
minor Lovely early periwinkle blue flowers £4  
minor alba
(Miss Jekyll's White)
White flowers, glossy foliage £4   SOLD OUT
minor
atropurpurea
Unusual dusky purple flowers on the same neat trails of leaves £4  
minor
aureovariegata
Golden edged leaves and glorious periwinkle blue flowers. £4  
VIOLA
A selection of hardy, attractive perennial violas. We are trying many as they are fast growing and lovely when well fed . We are watching for them all to prove their longevity. All Violas seem to thrive best if well fed and watered and in semi shade. Few flowers have the length of season they do.
Alethea
Strong perennial; lavender flowers with a yellow eye. Excellent £4 SOLD OUT
Aspasia Scented, hardy Viola; cream and yellow. £4   SOLD OUT
Fabiola Small variety; lavender-blue with an orange eye. £4 SOLD OUT
Fiona Heavily scented white violets; long season £4   SOLD OUT
Gypsy Moth A cornuta variety that gives it vigour. Palest blue and creamy white flowers. £4   SOLD OUT
Helen Dillan Heavily scented. Large white, blue margin £4 SOLD OUT
Inverurie Beauty Deep violet blooms on a vigorous, exceptionally useful plant. £4 SOLD OUT
Ivory Queen Strong cream flowered variety. Lovely and fragrant. £4 SOLD OUT
Juno Rich purple flowers with white eye. Vigorous and perennial £4 SOLD OUT
Kitty White Lovely pale blue flowers fading to white £4  
odorata
Miracle Intense Blue
Large attractive intense blue sweetly scented violet, early flowering late winter, early spring £4  
Swallowtail Excellent cornuta hybrid, elongated cream flowers edged blue £4 SOLD OUT
Victoria's Blush Small viola; palest pink with lovely pencilled centre whiskers. £4 SOLD OUT
Vita Lovely pale pink flowers, yellow eye. £4   SOLD OUT
Yellowtail Strong fragrant yellow; lovely face pencilled on the petals £4   SOLD OUT
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WATSONIA
merianea bulbilifera
60cm
Sword shaped leaves and soft apricot flowers. Loves a sunny spot. £4.50  
ZANTHDESCHIA    (Arum Lilies)
aethiopica
Glencoe
90cm
Large, floriferous Arum Lily; strong straps of leaf and tall pure white spathes... with central yellow spike of ovary. Known as the hardiest variety. £7.50  
ZIGADENUS
elegans
25cm
A midsummer bulb; elegant pale green flowers, on slender wiry stems. £4.50  
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