Plant collections

Choosing plants for a border can be an exciting experience. But equally it can be confusing, especially when there are so many plants and reasons for choosing a certain variety. These collections are designed to make your selection easier.

You can either order a complete collection, or use them as a source of inpsiration. Each collection contains 12 different varietes for a border with well-drained soil and a reasonably sunny situation. The collections are designed for a border approximately 1.2m (4ft) long x 1m (3ft) wide. If you have a bigger border, simply multiply the number of plants.

  • Clay soil

    Clay soils can be wet and cold making it difficult for some plants to grow. Over the years I have...

    Persicaria amplexicaulis 'Rosea' Read more
  • Dry soil

    This collection is suitable for drier soils that tend to be in hot parts of the garden.

    Kniphofia 'Nancy's Red' Read more
  • Wet soil

    This collection of plants is perfect for soils that remain wet and for planting around the edges...

    Veronicastrum virginicum 'Album' Read more