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Crocus banaticus

Crocus banaticus

The famous “Iris flowered Crocus” with lilac-purple flowers from October till December. A woodland species which prefers a damp garden spot. Continue Reading

Primula Tantallon

Primula Tantallon

Primula ‘Tantallon’. A wonderful and showy, but fairly easy hybrid, Primula whitei x Primula edgeworthii which is rarely offered for sale. The rich lavender-blue flowers appearing above the heavily silvered foliage in the early spring, sometimes now soon after the new year. Forms good clumps after several years which split well to spread them around.… Continue Reading

Phlox adsurgens Wagon Wheels

Phlox adsurgens Wagon Wheels

Huge salmon-pink flowers with a darker stripe to each petal, the narrow petals appearing like the spokes of a cartwheel. A long flowering period from May to August should guarantee this plant a position in all suitable soils. 15cm tall x 45cm across eventually. Cut back hard after flowering or in early spring to encourage… Continue Reading

Clematis Marmoraria

Clematis Marmoraria

A tiny non-climbing sub-shrub found in New Zealand as recently as the 1970’s forming small mounds, eventually 30cm across after many years, of dark green ferny leaves. The 2cm diameter cup-shaped creamy-white flowers are produced in abundance once the plant is established. A plant for a rich scree or Alpine House. Continue Reading

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Opening Times

PLEASE NOTE OUR OPENING HOURS FOR 2021

PLEASE NOTE WE ARE NOW CLOSED
ON MONDAYS, FRIDAYS and WEEKENDS
THE NURSERY WILL NORMALLY BE OPEN AS BELOW:-
from the beginning of MARCH – the end of OCTOBER
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 11.30am – 4.30pm.

Weekends and all other days BY APPOINTMENT

Hartside Nursery Garden, near Alston, Cumbria CA9 3BL

Tel or Fax: 01434 381372