Flowers attract bees
Plant for clay soil
Plant for shade
Plant for sun
Slowly spreading clumps of narrow, linear, grass-like leaves are very dark purple-black in colour. Spikes of lilac, bell-shaped flowers appear on dark stems in summer. Flowers are followed by glossy, dark purple berries.
Prefers a fertile soil in full sun or partial shade.
Height: 6 - 12 inches / 15 - 30cm
Spread: 12 - 18 inches / 30 - 45cm
AGM: The RHS Award of Garden Merit. Plants awarded an AGM are:
- excellent for ordinary use in appropriate conditions
- of good constitution
- essentially stable in form and colour
- reasonably resistant to pests and diseases
Our web shop is now open for you to browse and make your selection from. Postage and packing charges depend on the total weight of plants you buy. We only send plants out Monday (not Bank Holidays) to Wednesday. This is to avoid packages being left in the postage system over the weekend. Shipping plants and keeping them healthy along the process is an intricate matter. As we care for the plants we sell we deliver them in a way that ensures they have enough to drink and enough protection between our nursery and your home.
Typically sent out via Royal Mail's First Class Signed for delivery service
Click And Collect
Collection is available from the nursery by appointment only or from one of the events we’ll be attending. During May, June and July our show schedule is very busy so appointments are not always possible and also at other times if we are away attending an event.