Original Garden Collection
€ 49,95 incl. VAT
Piet Oudolf’s gardens appear effortless in their simplicity and design. However, Piet draws on years of experience and an extensive knowledge and love of plants to achieve such a timeless effect. This collection is made up of plants that have proved to be invaluable over years of landscape design.
Piet Oudolf’s gardens appear effortless in their simplicity and design. However, Piet draws on years of experience and an extensive knowledge and love of plants to achieve such a timeless effect. This collection is made up of plants that have proved to be invaluable in Piet Oudolf’s gardens over many years of landscape design. We recognise that every garden is unique and hope that the Original Garden Collection will further enhance your garden, just as it has ours.
Astilbe ‘Lollipop’ PBR
Like other Astilbe cultivars, Astilbe ‘Lollipop’ provides beautiful graceful plumes of pink salmon flowers. The red flower stem contrasts the soft color of the flowers and the beautiful narrow dark green glossy leaves. A true jewel for your garden.
Campanula ‘La Bonne Amie’
This beautiful plant is a white double-flowered campanula (bellflower) with pronounced dark green leaves. Mature plants bloom almost all summer giving the border a richly ornamental feel. The evergreen leaves prolong the season of interest for this plant giving the garden interest during the winter months.
Ligularia stenocephala ‘Little Rocket’ PBR
This is a particularly attractive addition to the garden with warm yellow flowers on brown steems with deep green segmented leaves. This plant is fully hardy but will benefit from a mulch of compost in early Spring. It will takes several years before the Ligularia is mature but your patience will be rewarded. Beware: snails also love this plant so we recommend a regular sprinkle of environmentally friendly slug pellets.
Echinacea ‘Virgin’ PBR
This compact plant with its rich vibrant beautiful wide open flowers is a feast for the eyes! Echinacea ‘Virgin’ offers large white flowers that attract a multitude of bees, butterflies and other important garden pollinators.
This is a wonderful hardy geranium, with distinctive mauve blue flowers with a small white centre, is often used as groundcover in borders. Like many cranesbill geraniums has a distinctive perfume. Hardy geraniums have been used since the sixteenth century in the perfume industry and for medicinal purposes.
This hardy geranium is a sturdy species from Armenia. The deep pink-colored flowers are stunningly beautiful, and useful in this combination due to the contrasting black heart. The smell of this plant is delicious and the bees and butterflies agree with us – they will readily visit this plant in your garden.
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.
This majestic ornamental grass starts the season with beautiful bright green, almost translucent, leaves. As the blades mature they become blueish green towards the base with fresh green growth above. It provides a brilliant combination with various shades of purple in the garden with blooms of tall silvery narrow spikes in early autumn. These seed heads turn to brown and provide wonderful form and structure for the garden in winter.
This purple Stachys is a must for any garden. Due to its particularly deep and vibrant flower color, this plant is a magnet for many butterflies, but is also a very decorative plant to enjoy. Stachys is a fantastically rich and long-flowering border plant that sets off the other plants in our Original Garden Collection beautifully.