Inspirational Garden Collection
€ 49,95 incl. VAT
A collection of beautiful and stong perennials. This collection brings your own paradise within reach. Put the plants together for the first year, or combine them with known varieties of grasses suchas Molinia and Sporobolus as Piet Oudolf often does. Let this box inspire you! With proper care and maintenance this collection offers you continues growth for years to come and will expand through out your garden.
Persicaria amplexicaulis ‘Fat Domino’
Persicaria ‘Fat Domino’ is an impressive man-sized perennial. It characterizes itself as the bearer of the biggest flower spikes of all Persicaria. A guarantee for an abundance of red flowers protruding proudly above its leaf mass. It is an absolute winner introduced by the well-known Belgian gardener Chris Ghyselen.
Eupatorium maculatum ‘Snowball’
The Eupatorium is an impressive plant that attracts hordes of butterflies in autumn. The Eupatorium ‘Snowball’ is a new and distinctive variety of Eupatorium, characterized by its upright, strong and relatively compact structure. This Eupatorium maculatum ‘Snowball’ has a powerful manner of growth and fairly basic branching. The plant has creamy white colored flowers.
Ligularia stenocephala ‘Little Rocket’
Ligularia ‘Little Rocket’ is an attractive perennial with large, serrated green leaves. It blooms with long thick golden spikes that bloom bottom upwards. It grows relatively slowly and is about 100 cm tall. Ligularia ‘Little Rocket’ requires a good moist and fertile soil. She is a favorite for many insects like bees, bumblebees and butterflies. But beware, it also a favorite for slugs and snails!
Astilbe chinensis ‘Vision in White’
Astilbe ‘Vision in White’ is a valuable plant with beautiful feathery bronze green leaves and feathery white inflorescence. This Astilbe absolutely loves moist soil and should never dry out. But don’t give it wet feet in winter. A little fertilizer, compost or leaf mold in spring should perk her up. The best place for Astilbe is in light shade as to much direct sun reduces it’s flowering time. It also loves a place next to the water. The Astilbe ‘Vision in White’ proudly blooms well above it’s foliage. Even in winter the spikes are very decorative, especially in a large group combined with other Astilbe species.
Echinacea purpurea ‘Vintage Wine’
Echinacea ‘Vintage Wine’, or Red Coneflower, is a wonderful introduction by Piet Oudolf in 2004. The firm, relatively short flower stems have a height of about 80 cm. The flowers have a fiery, bright pink color with standing slightly apart petals. Due to the sturdy stems, the flowers remain beautiful grouped together and are not going to fall apart. This gives you a wonderful deck of fresh colors. This Echinacea is very suitable for flower beds and can be well combined with a variety of other types of perennials. Vintage Wine gives the best results if you plant it in a sunny spot in your garden.
Allium ‘Summer Beauty’
Allium ‘Summer Beauty’ is blessed with lots of favorable features. In early spring this ornamental onion is one of the first plants with leaf. In midsummer sturdy bright pink flowers come out. Allium ‘Summer Beauty’ was discovered by Roy Diblík of Northwind Perennial. He called it ‘Summer Beauty’ even though the plant offers beauty throughout all four seasons. This bestseller holds its color in the fall and the flowers retain their shape throughout the winter. They provide a nice texture in your winter garden. Plenty of bees will come visit the Allium. Its flower has a high sugar content, so honey may carry the taste of the nectar of this plant.
Sanguisorba ‘Proud Mary’
Sanguisorba ‘Proud Mary’ is an elegant botanical pimpernel with beautiful blue-green leaves and red and pink flowers in the shape of a fluffy bottle brush. Regularly removing faded flowers does prolong flowering, but pruning after flowering is a waste of the beautiful autumn silouet of this perennial. It is a strong border plants for any normal drained garden soil that is sufficiently moist and nutritious.
Thalictrum is often known for its numerous small flowers in an airy inflorescence. The beautiful blue-gray leaves of this 50 cm high Thalictrum are very attractive. Thalictrum is happy in partial shade in normal to moist soil. A place in the sun is possible, but the soil must contain sufficient moisture. Because of its casual look is Thalictrum ‘Purpelicious’ is used both in the border as in a natural planting. This plant is attractive to bees and is also good to use in bouquets.
The Anemone leveillei bears beautiful white flowers. These flowers are lighty lilac colored at the back. This Anemone is approximately 60 centimeters high, which makes it easy to combine with other perennialsn, plants and grasses. The flowers of this Anemone leveillei are very attractive to butterflies and can also be used as cut flowers. Anemone leweillei loses its foliage in winter as the leaves will come back in spring.