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fern blechnum penna marina cristate - Falkland Island Little Fern - Abriachan NurseriesFilipendula rubra Venusta - abriachan nurseriesAsplenium solopendrium (Harts Tongue Fern) - Abriachan Nurseries
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geranium patricia - abriachan nurseriesGeum Prince Of Orange - Abriachan NurseriesGentian sino ornata - abriachan nurseries
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Hacquetia epipactis - abriachan nurseriesHelianthemum Annabel - Abriachan NurseriesHelleborus orientalis Blue metallic Lady - abriachan nurseries
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FILIPENDULA (Meadow sweet)
kahome
30cm
Ferny purple flushed foliage and airy pink heads. For a moister area. £5  
ulmaria Rosea
50cm
A smashing pink flowered form. £4.50  
FOENICULUM ( Fennel)
vulgare Bronze
( Bronze Fennel)
2m
A great plant for the general garden as well as any herb border. Large, smoky clouds of bronze filigree foliage followed by majestic umbelliferous seedheads. Sculptural in winter with the huge dry seed heads. Birds love it too.
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£3.50   SOLD OUT
FRAGERIA
Pink flowered form 20cm A real eye-catching pink flowered strawberry plant. Always noticed. £4   SOLD OUT
FRANCOA ( Bridal Wreath )
sonchifolia
80cm
Pale pink flowers, darkening over a long season £4.50  
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GALANTHUS (SNOWDROPS) Snowdrops give wonderful garden value. They last for 2 to 3 months often well into April with us.
They are the loveliest of flowers, hope, strength and beauty all in one. The following are a selection a varieties doing well in our woodland garden.
Galanthus
atkinsii Slender glaucous leaves; long outer petals and inner petals nicely marked with green horseshoe mark. Good garden plants and beautifully scented £4 galanthus atkinsii - abriachan nurseries SOLD OUT
caucasicus A tall handsome plant with well rounded large flowers and grey leaves. A strong growing clone, characteristic green horseshoe on inner petals. £4   SOLD OUT
Galatea Large shapely single; inner petals marked by a green inverted V £4   SOLD OUT
Magnet Large flowered single. Unique for its slender long pedicles; strong, distinctive and beautiful. £4 galanthus magnet - abriachan nurseries SOLD OUT
nivalis The common and beautiful snowdrop. These are divisions from our garden, where they are steadily clothing slopes and ditches becoming more of a spectacle each year.
Pots of 10-12 bulbs
£3.50 Galanthus nivalis - abriachan nurseries
Ophelia Large double flowers with perfect green edged hooped petticoats £5   SOLD OUT
Plicatus Blueish grey inward folded leaves, Strong gowing habit, multiplys well. 6 petals the inner ones notched and marked. £5 galanthus plicatus - abriachan nurseries SOLD OUT
plicatus Warham Later flowering; broad grey/green leaves and strong rounded flowers £5   SOLD OUT
Pusey's Green Tip Fully double, outer petals green tipped. grows and settles well. £5   SOLD OUT
Sam Arnott Lovely strong snowdrops; perfect symmetry; wonderful fragrance. £5 galanthus sam arnott - abriachan nurseries SOLD OUT
viridapice
20cm
Another good garden variety, distinguished by a green mark on the tip of the outer petals. £5   SOLD OUT
woronowii Late flowering species; upright green leaves and good shapely flowers. £4   SOLD OUT
GENTIANA (The Gentians)
asclepiadea 20cm
(Willow Gentian)

Superb, elegant plants from late summer into autumn. Willowy arching stems studded with glorious blue gentian flowers along their length. Once seem ever coveted.

£5 Gentiana asclepiadea - abriachan nurseries
lutea 1m
(Giant Yellow Gentian)
Handsome plants; whorls of yellow florets on a strong stem. £4.50  
verna
(Spring Gentian)
A wonderful brilliant blue gentain of chalk meadows. To see it as ' the show in town' go to the Burren area in Ireland. Having said that it is fairly straight forward to grow. £4  

GERANIUMS
The hardy Geranium species are an asset to any garden.
Some are glamorous; others are workmanlike, doing the job when nothing else will.
Some make elegant specimens; others look good in a crowd. All of these are tried and tested in our garden.

x cantabrigiense Cambridge 40cm Shining leaves and lovely soft lilac flowers; excellent ground cover £4.50   SOLD OUT
macrorrhizum
Ingwersen’s Variety 30cm
The nicest fresh, green, apple-scented leaves and soft pink flowers. Lovely with London Pride £4.50 Geranium macrorrhizum ingwersens - Abriachan Nurseries, The Garden On Loch Ness SOLD OUT
x oxonianum
Claridge Druce
Vigorous and great ground cover; mid pink flowers for many months. £4.50  
x oxonianum
Rebecca Moss

60cm
Great ground covering geranium.
Olive leaves and white flowers, flushing pink in summer
£4.50  
x oxonianum
Southcombe Star
Slender magenta petals making a star shaped flower; vigorous. £4.50  
Orion     
60cm
Terrific upright blue geranium. Large flowers with blue petals veined pink, and a small green eye. Flowers for months on end and really deserves it stellar name. £5   SOLD OUT
phaeum Nicely marked leaves and sombre purple flowers. Great for shade. £4.50  
phaeum
Samobor
40cm
Striking foliage plant for shade. The leaves are heavily marked with chocolate brown. Purple phaeum flowers £4.50 Geranium phaeum Samobar - Abriachan Nurseries, The Garden On Loch Ness
procurrens
20cm
A unique scrambler, It begins the year small and neat and then as the season goes on the plant shoots away and scrambles over acres of space . The plant does not root as it goes, so is really easy to cut back in spring. Tell me there is no place for a plant like that in all gardens. Flowers great, magenta with a bold black eye. £4.50 Geranium procurrens - abriachan nurseries
pyrenaicum
spreading 
25cm
One of the fastest spreading plants I know, but it never seems to be invasive. Neat scalloped leaves erupting into foam of small purple flowers all summer. Great in new borders £4 geranium pyrenaicum - abriachan nurseries
pyrenaicum
albiflorum
25cm

Pretty white form

£4  
Russell Pritchard
30cm
Grey green leaves and lovely contrasting chalky pink flowers. £4.50  
sanguinium Neat small clumps and magenta flowers £4.50 geranium sanguineum - abriachan nurseries
Sanguineum
New Hampshire Purple
Bushy mounds of fine foliage and exceptional purple flowers. Foilage colours red in autumn £4.50  
versicolor
30cm
This native species scrambles through a border. Masses of tiny white flowers exquisitely veined purple. Wonderful £4 SOLD OUT

GEUM (The Avens)
Bright herbaceous perennials early and cheering.

Bell Bank
25cm
A Geoffrey Smith hybrid. Large fat double bright pink flowers fading to stripes £4.50 geum Bell's Bank - Abriachan Nurseries, The Garden On Loch Ness SOLD OUT
Dingle Apricot Compact. Apricot yellow £4.50 Geum Dingle Apricot - Abriachan Nurseries, The Garden On Loch Ness SOLD OUT
Mrs W Moore
30cm
Cream, flushed pink semi double. Lovely. £4.50 Geum Mrs W Moore - Abriachan Nurseries, The Garden On Loch Ness SOLD OUT
Nordek
30cm
Open flower cups of bright brick orange. £4.50 Geum Nordek - Abriachan Nurseries, The Garden On Loch Ness SOLD OUT
Pink Frills
30cm
Think 'Can-Can' and you have it; pink ruffled petals. £4.50 Geum Pink Frills - Abriachan Nurseries, The garden On Loch Ness SOLD OUT
Prince of Orange
80cm
Branching heads of soft orange with a green eye.
Unique.
£4.50 Geum Prince Of Orange - Abriachan Nurseries SOLD OUT
rivale
Leonard's Form
30cm
A variant of our native water avens. Nodding flower heads of copper rose in summer £4.50 Geum rivale Leonards Form - Abriachan Nurseries, the Garden On Loch Ness
GLADIOLUS
byzantinus
40cm
A June flowering Gladiolus. Hardy with us and very atractive in large containers, increasing well. Elegant stems, magenta blooms. £4.50  
GUNNERA
An amazing genus of plants, from the biggest herbaceous plants in the garden to small, ground covering plants to some very odd individuals. Here is our current selection.
hamiltonii Scale like bronzed leaves, overlapping and spreading slowly. A weird one. £4  
magellanica 20cm
(Falkland Island pigvine)
Scallop shaped, crinkled leaves and spikes of red berries if both sexes present. Useful ground cover in wet places. Our memories are of lots of wet areas near steams. £4 Gunnera magellanica - Abriachan Nurseries, The Garden On Loch Ness
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HAKENOCHLOA
macra aureola
25cm
An elegant bright grass; Light green with a golden stripe; lovely in shade or as a potted specimen.

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£4.50 Hakonechloa macra aureola - Abriachan Nurseries, The Garden On Loch Ness
HACQUETIA
epipactis Surprising and welcome early colour; a plant that draws the eye; lime green flowers with a yellow centre arrive before the leaves. £4.50 Hacquetia epipactis - abriachan nurseries SOLD OUT
HEBE
Mrs Winder Good evergreen shrub, very good on sunny slopes. very nice spikes of flowers in August/September. £7.50  
rakiensis
1m
One of the most popular hebes, clusters of large, white flowers in early and mid-summer and glossy, fresh, green leaves. This tough, rounded, evergreen shrub forms a neat hummock. £7.50  
ramosissima
10cm
Dwarf carpet of red/green foliage with white flowers in summer. £4  
HELENIUM
I saw them elsewhere and wondered why I was not using many more Heleniums. So I started again, fed them well and they are terrific.
Sahins
Early Flowerer
90cm
Begins after mid summer and flowers well into autumn. The flowers are well petalled daisies with a rich yellow bronze streaked petals . £4.50

HELIANTHEMUM (Rock roses)  
Helianthemums are second to none for fast growth and early flower; hence great for new plantings. Particularly useful for dry sunny sites.

Amabile Plenum Scarlet red, double £3.50 Helianthemum Amabile Plenum - Abriachan Nurseries SOLD OUT
Ben Heckla Rich copper with rusty centre £3.50 Helianthemum Ben Heckla - Abriachan Nurseries
Ben Ledi Rich cherry rose, darker centre £3.50 Helianthemum Ben Ledi - Abriachan Nurseries
Ben More (Mhor) Rich bright orange £3.50   SOLD OUT
Ben Nevis Rich warm yellow with copper orange centre £3.50 Helianthemum Ben Nevis - Abriachan Nurseries SOLD OUT
Cheviot Combination of warm orange and salmon pink £3.50 Helianthemum Cheviot - Abriachan Nurseries
Cornish Cream Creamy white £3.50 Helianthemum Cornish Cream - Abriachan Nurseries SOLD OUT
Cupreum Yellow ochre with orange ring around centre £3.50 helianthemum Cupreum - Abriachan Nurseries
Georgeham Large crimson pink with pale centre £3.50 Helianthemum Georgham - Abriachan Nurseries SOLD OUT
Henfield Brilliant Vibrant brick orange £3.50  
Wisley Pink Vigorous; grey foliage and masses of pink flowers. £3.50   SOLD OUT
HELIANTHUS (Perennial Sunflower)
Lemon Queen
1m
Strong, good border plants, late summer. Excellent bright lemon yellow Sunflowers. £4.50   SOLD OUT
HELLEBORUS
Orientals hybrids
Some marvellous new Lenten Roses. Single colours and doubles. Absolutely fabulous
Blue Metallic Lady (Single Slate) Fantastic shiny metallic blue flowers £6.50 SOLD OUT
Single Gold Red Star Very attactive Primrose yellow with a red marked and spotted centre £6.50   SOLD OUT
White Picotee Anemone centred. white flowers, edged and veined with dark pink £6.50   SOLD OUT
Double White A lovely pure double white £6.50   SOLD OUT
HEPATICA
One of the glories of the spring garden. lovely simple blooms often before the leaves. Leaves neat and with a marble-like surface.
nobilis alba
10cm
Glorious white blooms in early spring before attractive, lobed pale green leaves. £4.50   SOLD OUT

HOSTAS
Hostas are wonderful garden features, their bold leaves giving interest and structure, particularly in shade. They are a real feature of our garden at Abriachan.
Discover or rediscover them, and you will find they work well as focal points and give structure top plantings.
Wonderful in shade. We grow several in small & large, stylish pots where they also look splendid
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Blue Mouse Ears Tiny little blue ears; rather sweet £7  
Brim Cup
30cm
Excellent medium sized Hosta; olive green leaves with broad white edges, good growth and very good in the border or pots. Lilac bloom. £7 briachan Nurseries, The Garden On Loch Ness
Devon Gold
25cm
Butter yellow heart shaped leaves. A classic. £7 Hosta Devon Gold - Abriachan Nurseries, The Garden On Loch Ness
Dress Blues
50cm
A handsome plant. Oval tapered blue leaves with a white edge. £7.50  
First Frost
40cm
Another of the wondeful new Hostas. such show offs. This one has good blue leaves and a wide gold edge that fades to cream. Lilac flowers. £7.50  
fortunei
Twilight
40cm
Strong, thicker leaves with golden edges. Handsome and hardy £7  
Gold Standard An elegant and excellent hosta. Chartreuse gold with irregular green margins. £7  
Golden Tiara Dainty green leaves with a broad golden rim, Bulks up well. £7  
Krossa Regal
1m
Strong upright vase shaped habit; blue/grey wavy edged leaves. A good foundation stone for any planting. Magnificent in a large pot £7.50 Hosta Krossa Regal
Patriot
Excellent hosta for the garden or a pot; shiny olive green leaves, white margins £7 Hosta patriot - Abriachan Nurseries SOLD OUT
Sum and Substance
1.5m
Large mounds of corrugated yellow-green leaves. The plant can be huge...depends on soil, but very tolerant of different conditions. Slug resistant £7.50 Hosta Sum And Substance - Abriachan Nurseries, Teh Garden On Loch Ness
Tiny Tears
10cm
Tiny, tiny satin green leaves; purple flowers. A valued specimen £7  
HYLOTELPHIUM
Cauticola
20cm
(Cliff stonecrop)
Like me you probably knew this as a Sedum, I do wish they would not do this unless essential. That said this is a lovely fleshy leaved clump former, grey leaves and lovely violet pink flowers. £3.50  
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