Kershaw's Garden Centre Blog

Stokesia laevis Klaus Jelitto

July 20th, 2014

What a terrible name for such a lovely plant! The Stokesia par tot the plant name is in tribute to Dr Jonathan Stokes, an 18-19th Century English physician. It has the most amazing, huge fluffy cornflower like flowers which grow up to 4″ across. It flowers throughout the summer and the flowers appear over neat […]

Coreopsis grandiflora “Flying Saucers”

July 14th, 2014

Just look at these bright golden yellow flowers, which are held up above the green mound of foliage. They will continue to flower right the way through until the autumn when they will fall asleep for the winter and then wake up when the spring sunshine starts. An advantage at the moment is that they […]

Gaura Pink has just arrived at Kerhsaws Garden Centre

July 7th, 2014

We have just taken delivery of some stunning herbaceous perennials including the rather lovely Gaura Pink. Gaura is a superb plant with its delicate flowers which add colour and movement to the herbaceous border. It also looks stunning on a pot with other perennials…

Dahlia Amazone

June 19th, 2014

Dahlia Amazone is one of those stunning plants that stops you in your tracks. With masses of stunning pink, through to red flowers he’d high above its compact foliage it is a real show stopper. The flowers just keep on coming from summer right through to the autumn frosts. Dahlia Amazone grows to about 2 […]

“Cosmos Pink”

June 18th, 2014

One of our favourite plants at the moment is Cosmos, and this Pink one┬áreally is beautiful. Cosmos are easy to grow, giving good colour in early summer, they like to be grown in full sun and really brighten up the garden! They grow to about 1 foot (30cm) high and when the flowers sway in […]