Welcome to the Norfolk Cottage Garden Seeds & Plants Shop This is an alphabetical listing of the Green cottage garden plants you selected.

At times, especially during the summer, plants may be cut back or pinched out if they are too far advanced to ship whole. This encourages annuals and biennials to produce extra flowering stems, so no bad thing! Perennials will establish well for next year, but may or may not flower this year, depending on species. In some instances top growth may be woody or sparce (e.g. Anthemis tinctoria), but don't worry, the plants are perfectly healthy and will soon produce fresh foliage! Please contact me if you would like to enquire about specific plants.

Rudbeckia hirta 'Prairie Sun' NCG 077 Rudbeckia hirta 'Prairie Sun'
Black-eyed Susan, Coneflower, Gloriosa Daisy

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The 'eyes' of this stunning Black-eyed Susan are in fact a striking lime green, surrounded by rich deep-yellow petals radiating out to pale yellow at the tips. A studding addition to the summer hot bed and a wonderful cut flower! Happiest in full sun, but will tolerate part shade.

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Rudbeckia occidentalis 'Green Wizard' NCG 425 Rudbeckia occidentalis 'Green Wizard'
Seed 1 packet - 40 seeds approx.


Cone flower 'Green Wizard'

A wonderful cut flower, fresh or dried, this unusual hardy rudbeckia has its origins in Western USA. From late-spring and well into summer it produces elongated, russet-brown cones above a circle of green bracts on tall, strong stems bearing dark green leaves. Much recommended!

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Rumex acetosa NCG 436 Rumex acetosa
Plant 1 x plant (9cm pot)


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Common sorrel

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Rumex sanguineus var. sanguineus NCG 542 Rumex sanguineus var. sanguineus
Plant 1 x young plant (9cm pot)
Limited stock

Seed 1 packet


Bloody dock, Red-veined dock

This most unusual and attractive foliage plant produces dense clumps of deep-green leaves with striking, beetroot-red veins. The colouring is usually more pronounced at cooler times of the year. The flower spikes have insignificant blooms and are best removed to encourage more foliage and to prevent self-seeding.

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Scabiosa stellata 'Ping Pong' NCG 345 Scabiosa stellata 'Ping Pong'
Pincushion flower

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Native to southern Europe, this most unusual plant produces fragrant, pale-blue spherical flower heads, but is grown primarily for the seed heads which follow... these are silvery and surrounded by unusual maroon and green bracts. They make a wonderful cut flower and dry extremely well.

Jumbo plug plants, when available,…

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Scirpus atrovirens NCG 495 Scirpus atrovirens
Seed 1 packet


Plant 1 x plant (9cm pot)


Dark-green bulrush

Attractive pond plant

A popular marginal pond plant, this bulrush has very attractive dark brown (almost black) seed heads in spring, above dark-green, grass-like foliage. The seeds, although extremely small, are popular with garden birds.

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Sophora microphylla NCG 581 Sophora microphylla
Seed 1 packet - 6 seeds


Weeping kowhai, Small-leaf kowhai

A very attractive small, semi-evergreen tree, native to New Zealand. Produces masses of pendulous, waxy, yellow blooms in spring. Needs a sheltered spot (against a wall is ideal) and full sun to grow as a tree, because although it is hardy to -15C/5F, it can be knocked back somewhat by…

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Stachys byzantina NCG 414 Stachys byzantina
Plant 1 x plant (equiv. 12cm pot)


Lamb's ears

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NOTE: Depending on season, plants, when available, may be trimmed back and/or barerooted for shipping. In this case they will look untidy, but will soon produce fresh foliage.

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Tellima grandiflora NCG 347 Tellima grandiflora
Seed 1 packet


Plant 1 x plant (equiv. 9cm pot approx.)


Fringe cups

Attractive shade-loving plant

A lovely woodland plant with a rosette of light-green round, lobed foliage and slender stems bearing insignificant, but nonetheless attractive, downward-pointing bell-shaped flowers down their length, sometimes creamy yellow, sometimes tinged with pink.

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Vinca major 'Variegata' NCG 526 Vinca major 'Variegata'
Plant 1 x plant (equiv. 9cm pot approx.)


Greater periwinkle 'Variegata'

A trailing vine, usually used as ground cover, with bold creamy-yellow and green variegation. Pretty purple flowers and inch or so across appear sporadically from spring right into autumn. The plant spreads by rooting along the stems where they lie on the ground and can become quite dense, but can…

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Norfolk Cottage Garden - Free Seeds!
Choose a packet of seeds from the three varieties below and it will be added to your order absolutely FREE!
 Nicotiana langsdorfii
Nicotiana 'Lime Green'
 Agrostis nebulosa
Agrostis nebulosa
 Nicandra physalodes
Nicandra physalodes Shoo-fly plant

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