Small Border Planting Lists

A Sunny narrow border Planting

(top terrace)

Alchemilla erythropoda

Allium schoenoprasum (Chives)

Nepeta 'Six Hills Giant'

Stachys byzantine

Sedum 'Bertram Anderson'

A Late summer perennial and grass planting (top terrace)

Aster novae angliae 'Septemberrubin'

Eupatorium ‘Red Dwarf’

Foeniculum vulgare 'Purpureum'

Helictotrichon sempervirens

Miscanthus sinensis 'Nippon'

Panicum virgatum 'Shenandoah'

Rudbeckia fulgida var. sullivantii 'Goldsturm'

Sedum 'Red Cauli'

Sedum telephium 'Purple Emperor'

Veronicastrum virginicum f. Roseum


Mid to Late summer pinks, whites and blues (top terrace)

Achillea 'Apricot Beauty'

Actaea matsumurae 'White Pearl'

Agastache Black adder

Aster umbellatus

Calamagrostis brachytrica

Echinacea ‘Rubinstern’

Foeniculum vulgare 'Purpureum'

Helenium 'Pumilum Magnificum'

Lythrum salicaria 'Robert'

Molinia caerulea subsp. arundinacea 'Transparent'

Monarda ‘Fishes’

Persicaria amplexicaulis 'Orange Field'                

Sanguisorba tenuifolia var. Alba

Veronicastrum virginicum 'Album'

Veronicastrum 'Pointed Finger'



Grasses and Variations of pink and blue (top terrace)

Aster NA ‘Badsey Pink’

Cortaderia pumila

Crocosmia ‘Lucifer’

Echinacea ‘Ruby Giant

Eupatorium 'Phantom'  

Geranium ‘Johnston blue’

Lythrum salicaria 'The Beacon'

Miscanthus sinensis 'Kleine Fontäne'

Miscanthus sinensis 'Samurai'

Panicum virgatum 'Heavy Metal'

Persicaria amplex atrosanguineum

Sedum 'Herbsfreud’

Stipa gigantea

Veronica longifolia













Pink Border (top terrace)

Box balls

Eupatorium maculatum Atropurpureum Group

Geranium psilostemon

Liatris spicata

Lupin ‘The Chataleine’

Molinia caerulea subsp. arundinacea 'Cordoba'

Persicaria amplexicaulis 'Rosea'   

Sanguisorba tenuifolia 'Pink Elephant'

Sedum 'Jennifer'

Tulip ‘China Pink’





Pots for a shady corner  (Sales area)

Adiantum aleuticum 'Imbricatum'

Dryopteris wallichiana

Dryopteris affinis 'Pinderi'

Helleborus x ericsmithii 'Bob's Best'

Hosta 'Devon Green'

Leucojum vernum

Polygonatum hybridum

Skimmia × confusa 'Kew Green'

Viola odorata 'Alba'






Year round interest Border (top terrace)

Aconitum carmichaelii (Wilsonii Group) 'Spätlese'     

Agrostemma githago seed

Allium sphaerocephalon

Aquilegia atrata

Aster (Symphyotrichum) ericoides 'Erlkönig'

Clematis alpina 'Blue Dancer’

Cleome hasseleriana 'Cherry Queen'

Dahlia 'Bishop of Llandalff'

Echinacea angustifolia

Digitalis ferruginea

Hemerocallis 'Catherine Woodberry'

Persicaria amplexicaulis 'Firedance'

Penstemon digitalis 'Husker Red'

Prunus incisa 'Kojo no Mai'

Rosa 'Maidens Blush'

Lupinus 'The Governor'

Sedum 'Carl'

Staphylea pinnata

Tulipa ‘Ronaldo’







Orange yellow planting, Cornucopia (bottom terrace)

Bergenia ‘Bressingham White’

Euphorbia amygdaloides ‘Purpurea’

Euphorbia ‘Fireglow’

Heuchera sanguinea 'White Cloud'

Lysimchia ‘Fire Cracker’

Narcissus 'Thalia'

Origano vulgaris 'Aurea'

Smyrnium perfoliatum

Tulip ‘Apeldoorns Elite’






Native Hedgerow Border (bottom terrace)

Ajuga reptans (Bugle)

Aquilegia vulgaris (Granny’s Bonnets)

Arctium minus (Lesser Burdock)

Anthriscus sylvestris (Cow parsley)

Crataegus monogyna (Hawthorn)

Digitalis purpurea (Foxgloves)

Euonymus europeaus (Spindle)

Fagus sylvatica (Beech)

Galium vernum (Lady’s Bedstraw)

Geranium robertianum (Herb Robert)

Geranium sanguineum (Bloody Cranesbill)

Lonicera periclymenum 'Serotina' (Honey suckle)

Luzula sylvatica (Great Woodrush)

Primula vulgaris (Primrose)

Rosa canina (Dog Rose)

Rosa spinosissima (Burnet Rose)








Native Woodland Border (bottom terrace)

Anemone nemerosa

Athyrium felix-femima (Lady Fern)

Betula pendula (Birch)

Malus 'Evereste' (Crab apple)

Convallaria majalis (Lily of the valley)

Dryopteris dilitata (Broad Buckler-fern)

Dryopteris felix mas (Male Fern)

Fragaria vesca (Wild Strawberry)

Galanthus nivalis (Snowdrop)

Geranium sanguineum (Bloody Cranesbill)

Hyacinthoides non-scripta (Bluebell)

Sorbus aucupria (Rowan)

Thalictrum minus (Lesser Meadow-rue)

Viola oderata (Sweet Violet)

Viola tricolor (Wild Pansy)






Low Maintenance Planting (bottom terrace)

Abies koreana

Acaena minor var. Antartica

Anemone 'White Splendour'

Asplenium scolopendrium 'Crostata'

Athyrium felix femima 'Oceans Fury'

Bergenia pacumbens

Clematis 'Jackmanii' on ladder arch

Cyclamen hederifolium

Euonymus alatus 'Compactus'

Epimedium × versicolor 'Sulphureum'

Gentiana acaulis

Hosta ‘Royal Standard’

Lillium speciosum 'Black Beauty'

Narcissus 'Mount hood'

Polypodium x mantoniae 'Bifidograndiceps'

Polystichium setiferum

Polystichium setiferum 'Pulcherrimum bevis

Rhododendron Azalea deciduous 'Berryrose'

Rhododendron Azalea deciduous 'Satan'

Rhododendron Azalea deciduous 'Persil'

Rhododendron Azalea japonica 'Palastrina'

Rhododendron azalea japonica 'Panda'

Rhododendron dwarf 'Artic Tern'

Rhododendron 'Snow Lady'

Tropaeolum speciosum







All Year Round Display (bottom terrace)

Cornus alba 'Elegantissima'

Cyclamen hederifolium silver leaved

Geranium sylvaticum 'Mayflower'

Ilex x meserveae 'Blue Prince'

Molinia caerulea subsp caerulea 'Variegata'

'Narcissus 'Thalia'

Polystichium setiferum

Prunus kursar

Tellima grandiflora Rubra group

Rosa 'Alfred Carriere' on ladder arch








Between the steps (bottom terrace)


Asplenium trichomanes

Athyrium 'Ghost'

Euphorbia cyparissias

Sedum (Hylotelephium) anacampseros

Sedum reflexum