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Out of stock availability

19th March 2019 | David Sisley

Due to last years extremely hot and long summer our propagation was delayed. This has resulted in the plants being late to root out but most varieties will be back in stock by mid April. Customers wishing to reserve unavailable varieties may do so via email.

Show dates for the first few months of the year

23rd January 2019 | David Sisley

To save money on carriage you may find it convenient to order plants and collect from the shows and plant fairs we exhibit at. First up is the RHS Early Spring Show, relocated from the London Halls to Hyde Hall on 9th & 10th February. Saturday 2nd March – Alpine Garden Society Show in Harlow, […]

Evergreeness!

3rd January 2019 | David Sisley

A happy New Year to All. With the winter months hopefully half over it seems like a good time to discuss the merits of evergreen Epimediums.       Whilst many varieties are botanically described as evergreen, some are more resolutely so than others.      Whether foliage is retained in good condition may depend […]

Out of stock availability

16th April 2018 | David Sisley

Many of our listed Epimediums are still waiting for Spring to arrive and are extremely late to make any growth. Hopefully the next few weeks will bring warmer weather, so that the majority of our current list will become available again.

Adverse Weather

14th March 2018 | David Sisley

Recent low temperatures with plants frozen for over a week has resulted in the loss of some early flower buds. This may reduce the flowering capabilities of some young plants for the first season but will not adversely affect their establishment or flowering next year. Also some plants have been slow to root out over […]

Shows and Fairs we will be exhibiting at during 2018

20th February 2018 | David Sisley

3rd March – Alpine Garden Society Early Spring Show – Harlow 23rd – 25th March – Wisley Spring Plant Fair 13th – 15th April – Ascot Spring Garden Show 21st & 22nd April – Plant Heritage Spring Plant Fair – Hyde Hall 5th – 7th May – Herts Garden Show – Knebworth House 18th – […]

Epimedium National Collection Open Weekend 27th & 28th April 2018

6th February 2018 | David Sisley

Roger and Linda Hammond are once again opening their garden for Epimedium enthusiasts to view their collection of over 300 species, cultivars and hybrids. 10am to 4pm at The Magnolias, 18 St. Johns Avenue, Brentwood, Essex. CM14 5DF A great oportunity to see a very interesting garden and Straight Mile will be there with plants […]

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