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No garden is complete without pots for colour at any time of year. Choose from our range of beautiful collections and single varieties.
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  1. Starting at £6.25

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    Briza maxima (Greater quaking grass)

    Briza maxima is a beautiful grass with thin stems, hung with pale green flowers that look like rain drops as they catch the light. It's brilliant for arrangements in a dark room or a church. The drops act like mirrors and reflect the light. This will self-sow.

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    Coreopsis 'Red Shift'

    A beautiful combination of colours in this cosmos look-a-like coreopsis. Named ‘Red Shift’ because the flowers change colour as the weather warms and cools through the summer, from a bright zingy yellow to pale cream, around a ruby red centre. It flowers prolifically for months in the border…

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    Coreopsis lanceolata 'Mango Punch'

    A compact and hugely floriferous soft peach-orange coreopsis which blooms all summer. It makes an ideal perennial container plant, mixed with a dahlia like 'Totally Tangerine'.

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    Dianthus Cocktail Collection

    From the very long-flowering, highly scented new 'Cocktail' series of dianthus that we trialled and were impressed by at Perch Hill last year. They are compact, so ideal for table centre pots and windowledges and brilliant for picking. This collection contains 1 young plant each of: Dianthus…

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    Dianthus barbatus 'Green Trick'

    One of my current favourite border plants and cut flowers. Among the very best foliage plants you can grow looking good for at least six months in the garden. A non-petalled flowering form of Sweet Williams, with vibrant green pompom heads right through summer and autumn.

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    Dianthus barbatus 'Green Wicky'

    Along with Dianthus 'Green Trick', this makes a great evergreen pot filler for winter and spring. With green domes twice the size of 'Green Trick' it's a tip-top cut flower too.

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    Edible Viola Collection

    In a pot, or in the ground, these were one of my favourite discoveries. Use them as an edible and cut flower too. This collection contains 5 rooted cuttings each of: Viola 'Irish Molly' Viola 'Green Goddess'

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    Erysimum 'Plant World Lemon'

    A new perennial wallflower in the Perch Hill garden this spring, Beautiful arranged with tulips and stocks.

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    Eschscholzia californica 'Thai Silk Formula Mixture'

    These are THE ruffled silk poppies, a beautiful mix of oranges, pinks, reds and cream above elegant blue-silver, highly cut leaves. They will self-seed at the front of the border and through impoverished gravel where we have them at Perch Hill. A showy, glamorous new introduction.

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    Flowers for a Summer Window Box Collection

    I had this on my doorstep last summer and autumn, where it honestly flowered, a little protected by the house, until Christmas. Hugely recommended. The seedling/rooted cutting collection contains: 5 rooted cuttings of Dianthus barbatus 'Green Trick' 5 or 10 seedlin

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    Gaillardia 'Apricot Honey'

    More compact than other gaillardias but almost lovelier for it, arching gracefully from the middle of a summer border with large, soft apricot flowers. It's also very good in a large container with its neat, upright bushy habit and long-flowering season.

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    Heuchera 'Citronelle'

    With its dense mound of lemon-lime foliage, this makes a fabulous background plant for contrasting flowers and is an excellent container plant. It also works very well in shade, so is perfect for bringing some brightness to a dark corner.

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    Ipomoea 'Sweet Caroline Green'

    Ipomoea 'Sweet Caroline Green' has handsome, healthy-looking leaves in the brightest green. Plant these on their own in a pot or trail them round the outside of a large pot of arctotis or verbenas. That's how I always use them.

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    Lemon Verbena (Aloysia citrodora)

    My favourite flavour of herb tea, delicious and lemony, with a hint of ginger. For those of us trying to avoid too much caffeine, this is even more delicious than home-made mint tea. If you have a problem sleeping, this herb made in our lovely tisaniere is for you. It makes a brilliant container…

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    Nemesia 'Karoo Dark Blue'

    Rich purple-blue flowered nemesia, reminiscent of the colour of salvias, which grows to form compact, densely-packed and flowery domes. Ideal for any living table centre or middle-sized container.

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    Osteospermum 'Akila Daisy White'

    Another pure and beautiful new addition to the invaluable, long-flowering, reliable and low-maintenance osteo clan in the purest and prettiest ivory-white.

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    Paint Box Cut Flower Collection

    A triumphant duo of semi-tender perennials (they come back year after year in my Sussex garden) to line a path, edge a border, or fill a container, with flowers for a five-month stretch. They cut well too! The seed collection contains 1 packet each of: Dahlia variabilis 'Bishop's Children' Verbena…

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    Polyanthus 'Francesca'

    Polyanthus 'Francesca' is a really wonderful plant, which I have in the new perennial garden at Perch Hill. It has amazing, ruffled green flowers with a pale yellow eye and flowers continually from March to July, with individual flowers lasting at least 3 weeks in a vase.It's the texture of these…

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    Primula vulgaris (Wild Primrose)

    These will thrive in most conditions – they are happy in shade, sun and even the moistest soils. Line a path, plant them in grass, or fill a container with these for sunny cheer early in the year. The flowers are edible too and look lovely on a plate.

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    Purple Sage

    What’s better than a plant that is as useful in a pot or border, as it is in the kitchen? This classic sage is exactly that; a beautiful smoky grey-purple foliage filler, and equally invaluable served with pumpkin and squash, as it is with pork and pasta. It’s dead easy to grow and evergreen,…

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    Scented Crimson Perennial Pot Collection

    First - through early summer comes the honeysuckle - joined in mid-summer by the buddleia to pick up the flower and scent baton. Both varieties are bred small, to make them suitable for containers. This is totally hardy and perennial too, for large containers to last a lifetime. This collection…

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    Scented White Pot Collection

    The artemisia here gives an evergreen cushion to surround the deliciously scented flowers of this nemesia, which invaluablely comes into bloom (in a sheltered spot) by May. This collection contains 5 or 10 rooted cuttings, or 3 plants each of:

  23. Starting at £19.95

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    Verbena and Euphorbia Collection

    These look lovely growing together in a container pot. Euphorbia ‘Diamond Frost’ is an amazing foliage plant – beautiful and delicate and it goes brilliantly with the bright rich pink of trailing Verbena ‘Sissinghurst’. The young plant/rooted cutting collection contains: 5 or 10 young…

Flower Plants for Containers at Sarah Raven

These container plants are chosen as the longest -flowering, and for colour, scent and texture.