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Valeriana jatamansi PAB 6846

Clustered heads of white flowers on stems to 60cm in late spring. A Himalayan species, from Afghanistan to SW China, enjoying sun to semi-shade in soil that doesn't get too dry. An important herb in Indian traditional herbalism.

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Valeriana montana PAB 7654

From the Apuseni Mountains of Romania, this is a fairly dwarf species reaching only 50cm high, with white, pink or lilac flowers in summer. Hardy, tough, for sun or semi-shade.

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Valeriana pyrenaica (new)

From the Pyrenees and Cantabria, a perennial with broad heart shaped foliage on stems to 1.1m, topped by branched heads of scented pinkish-white flowers opening from lilac-pink buds in May-July. A plant with presence. Hardy, in sun or semi-shade, not too bone dry.

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Vancouveria chrysantha

Vancouveria chrysantha

An Epimedium relative from the western USA, with soft yellow flowers on wiry stems in early summer over attractively red-tinted, lobed foliage. Height 30cm. Leafy soil in semi-shade. Rather more drought tolerant than many Epimedium.

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Veratrum album (new)

A native of Europe east to Alaska and therefore highly variable. Slow to raise from seed and not really a commercially viable plant, this genus is undeniably one of the finest for foliage, with wonderful pleated leaves, especially fine when emerging. Green flowers on branched stems to 1.75cm. For sun or semi-shade, not too dry.

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Veratrum californicum (new)

This North American native is mainly grown for its splendid pleated foliage, at its most perfect in spring/early summer. Making bold clumps over time, this species does not produce it's tall branched inflorescences of starry white flowers every year. A true connoisseur's plant that is very slow to produce commercially from seed and hence expensive. Easy and hardy in sun, semi-shade.

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Veratrum viride (new)

Slow to raise from seed and not really a commercially viable plant, this genus is undeniably one of the finest for foliage, with wonderful pleated leaves, especially fine when emerging. This species is native of Eastern and Western N. America and sends up branched inflorescences to 2m tall in summer with green flowers. Foliage is spirally arranged on the stem. For sun or semi-shade, not too dry.

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Verbena officinalis var. grandiflora 'Bampton'

Discovered in Bampton, Devon, this is a vigorous European variety of our native Vervain, but also with the most attractive red-purple foliage. The long loose heads of mauve-pink flowers open continuously over a long period from Jun to Oct or even November and are a great attraction to butterflies. Sun and well drained soil. Drought tolerant.

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Veronicastrum 'Apollo'

A striking late summer perennial of upright form, bearing multiple slim long spikes of lilac-blue flowers July to Sept on strong stems to 1.5m. Foliage is arranged attractively in whorls up the stems. Sun or semi-shade.

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Veronicastrum virginicum 'Erica' (new)

In this pink flowered selection the foliage emerges with a soft red tint. A striking late summer perennial of very upright form, bearing multiple slim long spikes of pink flowers from dark-pink buds, July to September on strong stems to 1.2m. Foliage is arranged attractively in whorls up the stems. Sun or semi-shade.

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Veronicastrum virginicum 'Pink Glow' (new)

A fine pink selection. A striking late summer perennial of very upright form, bearing multiple slim long spikes of pale-pink flowers from slightly darker buds, July to September on strong stems to 1.2m. Foliage is arranged attractively in whorls up the stems. Sun or semi-shade.

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Veronicastrum virginicum 'Temptation' (new)

A striking late summer perennial of upright form, bearing multiple slim long spikes of bluey-lilac flowers July to Sept on strong stems to 1.2m. Foliage is arranged attractively in whorls up the stems. Sun or semi-shade.

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