The Secret Garden Centre is a sea of bloom right now. Now is a great time to fill in gaps in the border, patio pot or veg patch.

Agapanthus ‘Fireworks’ was a highly commended finalist in the RHS Chelsea Flower Show and a recent winner of Best New Plant at HTA National Plant Show. ‘Fireworks’ is an easy-to-maintain variety that boasts big, exotic-looking, two-tone flowers that won’t fade in colour. Said to be one of the longest flowering varieties. (up to 3 months of blooms) and also said to be one of the hardiest. The evergreen foliage can with stand temperatures as low as -10c. Agapanthus ‘fireworks’ 5ltr pot £32.99 each

Phygelious ‘African Queen’ is an upright, suckering perennial / sub-shrub with dark-green leaves, grown for its open panicles of soft-red tubular flowers with yellow insides in summer and autumn. The flowers somewhat resemble some Fuchsia varieties hence the common name ‘Cape fuchsia’. 3ltr pot £7.99 each. Grows best in full sun and will tolerate any soil type.

 

Roses are looking exceptional this year! We have a large selection of Whartons roses and David Austin roses. From just £11.99 each

Verbascum ‘pink petticoats’ is an erect perennial with a large rosette of grey-green, velvet leaves and ruffled, rose pink flowers tinged apricot on erect spikes throughout summer. This is a dwarf variety so only grows to 2ft tall. Once again this perennial / alpine plant is ideal for attracting pollinators.

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