Horticultural colours are often different to the usual interpretation of colour. This applies especially to blues, lilacs and blacks. Horticultural blue is what most people would call lilac or purple. Horticultural black is more commonly a very dark shade of red or purple. The colour samples and example photographs below are intended as a guide only. They show examples of the range of colours included in each category. Please refer to specific plant descriptions for more information. All plants have been divided into the following colour categories:

Apricot
Apricot Sample
IRIS
IRIS 'Apricot Silk'
Black
Black Sample
SCABIOSA atropurpurea
SCABIOSA atropurpurea 'Chile Black'

Buff
Buff Sample
DIGITALIS ferruginea
DIGITALIS ferruginea 'Gelber Herold'

Golden Foliage
Golden Foliage Sample
LIBERTIA ixioides
LIBERTIA ixioides 'Goldfinger'

Green
Green Sample
ECHINACEA
ECHINACEA 'Green Envy' PBR
Green Foliage
Green Foliage Sample
HEUCHERA
HEUCHERA 'Lime Rickey' PBR

Orange
Orange Sample
CROCOSMIA
CROCOSMIA 'Okavango' PBR

Pink
Pink Sample
ANEMONE x hybrida
ANEMONE x hybrida 'Montrose'

Purple Foliage
Purple Foliage Sample
HEUCHERA
HEUCHERA 'Plum Pudding' PBR

Red
Red Sample
HEMEROCALLIS
HEMEROCALLIS 'James Marsh'

Variegated Foliage
Variegated Foliage Sample
HOSTA
White
White Sample
PHLOX paniculata
PHLOX paniculata 'White Flame'