Open Monday thru. Saturday 10am till 5.30pm/Dusk


Highwood Perennial Nurseries has been established on this site for 30yrs +.
I took over in 2005 and my partner, Steve joined in 2013.
As with most horticulturalists we have great passion for our plants and it is very much a way of life, not just a job for us.
We are relieved to be trading this year after such a tumultuous 2020 season!
The nursery is "Open" for collections and deliveries only, at present.
Once the situation on the Island has returned to pre-xmas Coronavirus levels, we will open fully again.
Our suppliers have been fantastic throughout the last year and they appear to be coming up trumps, with plant supplies, for the 2021 season.
We are in the process of updating the website for 2021 thus you should start receiving notifications on a regular basis.
We are very much looking forward to seeing you all, again, once this vile virus has gone into recession!
Take care and be safe,
Lynn and Steve. Owners
The picture demonstrates Regal geranium, aristo Red Beauty 2019



Foremost (Sinclairs) General Purpose Compost x 60L Bag = £8.50 each or 2 = £15 Foremost Ericaceous - Acid Compost x 40L Bag = £9 each

Veg Plants

We supply Spring/Summer vegetable plants from March onwards. These include Tomatos, Aubergines, Courgettes, Broad Beans, Runner Beans, Peppers and Butternut Squash. We avoid brassicas due to Aphid infestations.


Orders can be listed in the Contact section. Please supply:- Name, E-mail and Daytime Telephone No. Also Quantity, Brief Description and Colours required for the plants. Enquiries will be answered the same evening. Please check "Junk" files if you do not appear to have received a reply.


We are currently accepting pre-paid orders, for collection, from the nursery car-park. Please toot your horn on arrival! We can deliver for £3 across the island. ( FOC in Rookley, Chillerton, Godshill Village or Havenstreet. ) Delivery is either that evening or the following morning.


  • Highwood Nurseries, Main Road, Rookley, Isle of Wight. PO38 3NH. UK
  • We are situated at the North end of the village, opposite Rookley Post Office. The entrance is on the right, at the brow of the hill; so indicate and slow down as soon as you see the Rookley sign to your left. There is a green and red, tin chapel next door. If the gate's open, we are open! If you leave a message, we will contact you the following day. Thankyou. THERE IS A PLANT LISTING BELOW THIS CONTACT.

Plant Listings and Price Guide

List as;- Veg Plants, Fruit Bushes and Trees, Herbs, Perennials, Alpines, Trees and Shrubs, 

Veg Plants    £1.50      4   or more   £1. 25  each

We do not grow root vegetables.


Blackberry- Morton Thornless and Waldo Thornless, Loch Ness, Ouachita, Bedford Giant and Darts Black Cascade

Blueberry - Jumbo, Patriot, Blue Crop and Legacy

Currants - BLACK :-Ben Conan and Wellington,  Redcurrant and Whitecurrant


Grape Vines - Lost label dessert grapes.

Gooseberry;  Green- Invicta, Red- Hinnonmaki and Yellow - Hinnonmaki  (Less tart than Green Gooseberries) 



Mulberry - Morus Nigra

Raspberry;- Glen Dee, Autumn Bliss, Malling Admiral, Cascade Delight and Polka

Rhubarb - almost sold out

Strawberry x4 varieties due March/April

Tayberry  (Sweeter than Loganberry)


Apple Bramley and Sunset or Duo = Sunset/Golden Delicious

Cherry Morello or Dwarf Kordia Patio 

Damson Merryweather

Pear Duo - Conference and Louise Bonne de Jersey ( Cross Pollinators) £20

Peach Pygmy Bonanza £20

Plum Victoria or Imperial Greengage £15

Plum Duo = Marjorie's Seedling/Cambridge Greegage £20

Prunus Myrobalan - Cherry Plum £4

HERBS:-             £3  x  11/2L  Pots             £4 x 2L Pots

Aztec Sweet - pungent frarance with white "flowers" - trailing - excellent in mixed herb containers. 2l

Borage due April/May 2L

Fennel Commom or Bronze  2L

Hyssopus - Pink 2L

Mace 2L

Majoram 11/2L

Mint Spearmint, Pepper, Eau de Cologne, Ginger (Variegated) 2L

Monarda Red or Pink  2L

Oregano Common,  Hot 'n' Spicy or Variegated 11/2L

Rosemary Officionalis or Prostrata (Trailing) 2L

Sage Commom, Purple or Tricolour 2L

Tansy 2L

Thyme Silver Posie, Citrodina Golden Queen or Lemon Variegated 11/2L

PERENNIALS:-        fr:  £3   -  £8.50      (  Majority  =  2L Pots  @  £4   or     3L  Black Pots  @ £5.50)             MULTI-BUY   OFFERS    APPLY!

Unless stated only the pot size and price listed is available.

Aconitum Napellus  £4, N. Album  £5.50

Asters:- N.B. Sarah, Marie, Patricia Ballard and Purple Dome; Little Carlow: N.A. Alma Potschke, Sky Slue: Ageratoides Ashvi;  Monch possibly avail Autumn. All 3L Black @ £5.50

Agapanthus Africanus White, Blue  and  Headborne Hybrids. 3L Black @ £5.50 or A. Purple Cloud 3L Tan £7.... Peter Pan due April/may

Alliums assorted £4 or £5.50 Inc:- Caeruleum, Christophii, Purple beauty, White Cloud and Violet Beauty - Looking Good now

Actea - see Cimcifuga

Astrantia Major and Maxima and Major Rubra; plus assorted lost labels. 3L Black @ £5.50 or 3L tan @£7

Alstromeria Inca:- Vito, Sundance, Goal, Sweety.  3L Black @ £5.50  A. Indian Summer 3L Green @ £8.50 and Sweet Laura  3L Tan @ £7

Anemone huphensis Whirlwind, Honorine Jorbert, Andrea Atkinson, Queen Charlotte (Konign Charlotte) and. Praecox £7.

Aquilegia vulgaris Swan Mix, Blue/White, Red/White, Yellow/Pink, Green Apples. 1 1/2L Green or 2L @£4.....

Aquilegia Blk Barlow, Bordeaux and Christa due April/ May

Aeonium Schwarkopf. £4

Aloe Vera. £4

Asphodeline Alba £4

Alcea Chaters Double Mix due  April/ May

Bergenia Cordifolia, Overture, Bressingham Alba.  3L Black

Brunnera Looking Glass and Morse. 3L tan @ £7 or Green @ £8.50

Cannas - Madame Angelique, Black Knight, Durban or Semaphore @ £7 

Campanula:- Punctata Sarastro, ; Latifolia  Lodden Anna/ Pritchars Variety;  Persicifolia Blue or White Wedding Day: £4  Pyramidalis. £5.50

Cephalaria - Limited £5.50

Convolvulus Cneoreum £4

Centuarea Breeders Mix,; Montana Alba. £4

Coreopsis American Dream.  £4

Cimcifuga (actea) Racemosa  @ £5.50, Black Negligee  @£7.

Centranthus Rubra Pretty Betsy

Delphs -avail April/May;- Blue Diamonds (hh) Black Knight, King Arthur, Astolot, Galahad, Summer Skies and Guardian Blue or Lavender £4


Dahlia Bronze Leaf

Dicentra Spectablis, S. Alba £5.50

Digitalis Excelsior Hybrids, Dalmatian Peach, Purple or White. Helen of Troy - avail April May £4

Dianella Tas Red £5.50 or £10

Dianthus Doris - Salmon, Haytor - White, Valentine - deep Red - first one to flower is white with a violet ring, ? Burgundy/White Bi-Colour. £4

Eremurus (Foxtail Lily) Cleopatra @£8.50 or Ruiters Hybrids. @£5.50

Echeveria £4

Echinacea Pupurea,  Cheyenne Spirit mix, £4; Milkshake,  £7

Echinacea Mellow Yellows, Double Decker, Lucky Star, Magnus Spl and Green Twister avail April May

Euphorbia Mellifera, Polychroma £4....... 

Erigeron Glauca Sea Breeze Lilac.£3

Eryngium Neptune's Gold £5.50 , E. Planum ' £4. Jade Frost Due April /may

Fuchsia Macrophylla, Ricartonii, Purple Mountain; Water Nymph, A. Hoffman, Beacon, Brutus, Delta Sarah, Dollar Princess, Garden News, Gennii and Tom West due April/May

Grasses, Imperata Red baron , Carex Blue zinger and Buchananii, Stipa Tenuissima-  Pony  tails £4

Gaillardia Mesa Bi-colour due April /May

Gladioli Tall Mix £5.50

Geranium Johnsons Blue, Patricia, Anne Folkard, Fay Anna, Blue Blood, Tiny Monster,  £5.50; Rozanne, Plenum  £7;  Tess; Rosemoor. £4

Sanguinem  and S. Alba, Versicolur and Cloud 9 due April/ May

Gaura The Bride, RosyJayne, Variegated. £4

Gem Koi,; Geum Blazing Sunset; £4 G. Mrs Bradshaw and Lady Stratheden due April/May

Gunnera Mannicata. £5.50

Helenium Moorheim; Autumnale Red Shades. £4

Heuchera Forever Purple, Yellowstone Falls, Redstone Falls, Cutie in Lime, Can Can, Cherry Cola, Neptune, Venus, Green Spice, Amethyst, Solar Eclipse, Marmalade. £5.50

Heliopsis Bleeding Heart due April/ May

Incarvillea Delavayi Pink or Alba -White. £4

Iliama. - Think Delph Leaf meets Campanula Flower - Lilac £4

Iris Germanica Edith Wolford, Festive Skirt, Frost and Flame, Joyce Terry, Nightfall, Supreme Sultan and Wonders Never Cease.

Kniphofia Uvaria, Orange Popsicle;  £4; Caulescens John May's Form x 1 left £5.50. K Royal Candles due April/May

Lupin Russell Chandelier- Yellow, Chatelaine - Pink, Noble Maiden - White, The Governor - Blue, The Pages - Cerise/ Red and My Castle - Brick Red: some avail now - most April/may £5.50 - 

Lavatera lost labels, Rosea, Burgundy Wine or Barnsley baby - almost sold out. £5.50.  Lavatera Rosea due May

Lilies Orientale Pink, White, Red, Everest - White  £4

Lathyrus Vernus - Everlasting Sweet Pea  £4

Lavender Angustifolia Hidcote, Ellegance white and Variegated.

Lobelia Starship, Burundy, Dp Rose, Blue and Bronze Leaf/Scarlet Due June

Lychnis Vesuvius and Coronaria due April/May

Leucanthemum Madonna, Bananas and Cream and Crazy Daisy due April/May. Also Oxeye Daisy - Leucanthemum Vulgaris

Macleaya Cordata - Plume Poppy. - Think Large, Buff Poppy Leaves meet pampas Feather - 6-8'. £5.50 

Mathiosella Bupleroides Green Dream.- Think Angelica leaf  meets Euphorbia Flower £5.50 

Melitis Royal Distinction. £8.50

Mukdenia Karasouba £4

Nepeta Catararia - Catnip, Racemosa, Six Hills Giant. £4 N. Nervosa Blue Moon and Pink Cat due April/May

Osteospermum Tresco Purple (FH) and assorted HH colours/doubles

Papaver Orientale Mixed,  Papaver Tango - think eschscholtzia - Californian poppy - taller, bluer leaf. £4

Physallis Franchetti Gigantea £4

Phlox Paniclata Assorted inc David - pure White; Red, Blue, Grenadine Dream and Franz Schubert. £4

Polygonatum Humile £4;  Varifolium. £5.50

Primula Beesiana; Japonicas Ass inc Millers Crimson £4 P. Viallii and Auricula Mix due April/May

Penstemon Snow Storm, Czar, Burgandy. P. Sour Grapes, and Firebird due April/May

Pulmonaria Trevi Fountains and Shrimps on the Barbie due April/May

Potentilla Argrophylla - Yellow+ Orange Eye, Miss Willmott - Raspberry + Red Eye and Monarch's Velvet - Blood Red - due April/May

Pulsatilla Vulgaris  Red, Purple or White 

Oenothera Siskyou Pink or Oenothera Primrose Yellow £4  

Ophiopogon Nigrescens - Lily turf - aka - Black grass £4                         

Rodgersia Chocolate Wings £7

Rudbeckia Goldstrum avail April/May. R. Prarie Sun, Beckyfun Alicia and Mia  due June

Scabious Fama Blue or White, Kudos- Low

Salvia Gregii Trebah White, Hot Lips, NEW Cherry Lips - Dk Cherry and White Bi-colour, Primrose Yelllow + Pink eye,   NEW: Amethyst Lips-  Violet and White bi-colour; 

Salvia Macrophylla Blackcurrant Sage; Salvia Love and Wishes, Embers Wish, Wendy's Wish; Patens Gaunajato-  Deep Electric Blue; £4

Salvia  Guaranica Black and Blue:  Amistaad;  Uglinosa Sky High Blue- 6'. £5.50 

Sedum Herbstfreude - Autumn joy. S. Paniculata Frosted Fire, Matrona and Munstead Red due April/May

Silene Sparkling Rose £5.50

Thalictrum Rochebrianum, Flavum Glaucum. £5.50

Thyme Golden Queen, Citrodina, Silver Posie, £4

Teucrium Hieracium due April/May

Uvularia Flavum Glaucum - Yellow Fairy Bells .£4

Veronica  Moody Blue. £4 V. Baracolle

Veronicastrum  Adoration £7

Verbascum Blatts White and Chaixii 16 Candles due April/May

Verbena Bonariensis, Santos.due April/May

Zantedeschia - Calla Lily -  Aethiopa, £5.50

ALPINES:-      1L POTS       £2.50  -  10  or more  £2 each

Aethionema Grandiflora

Aubretia Katie - Purple Blue, or Mixed

Arenaria Montana and M. Avalanche; Pupurescens

Armeria Splendens Dp Rose,  S. Alba and S. Pink Blush

Arabis Coburgii Variegata - White Flr, Coburgii Alba - Think Mounding white Aubretia!

Campanula Clips Blue or White; Dickson's Gold or (Pinkins - 1.5l Pot @£3).

Delosperma J.o.D. Rosequartz, Cooperii, Sutherlandii, Congestum

Dracocephalum Blue or White.

Erigeron Karvinskianos Profusion.

Erodium Bishops's Form -Pink or White, E. Flore Pleno - Double Rose

Gypsophila Ageratoides - Spreading White

 Helianthemum Wisley Primrose, BenMohr - Bt. Orange, Fireball - Blood Red and The Bride - White + Yellow Eye due April/May

Iberis - Candytuft- Sempervirens, S. Golden Candy.

Lampranthus Red, Orange, Purple, Pink or White/Yellow

Leontopodium - Eidelweiss - Matterhorn.

Mazus Reptans Alba

Geranium Nigrescens- Bronze Foliage/white flr; Ger. Incana - violet.

Pratia Pendunculata White; Country Park Blue

Penstemon Mersea yellow.

Primrose Vulgaris, V. Hall Barn Blue.

Phlox Subulata Alba£3,  Emerald Cushion £3, Red Wings, Candy Stripe £3. Douglasii Red Admiral.

Saponaria Occymoides  (Tumbling Ted) - Pink or White

Scabiosa Ritz Blue or Pink Dome

Sedum Coccineum, Tricolour, Kamschaticum/Variegata, Cappa Blanca, Choco Balls, Sea Stars. Spath. Purpureum due April/May

Saxifraga Mossy Red Shades or Mossy White, Whitehall, Cuniefolia Variegata, Urbium - London Pride.

Silene Schafta - Pink; Druett's Variegated (foliage) - White Flr.

Teucrium Chaemadrys

Veronica Prostrata Delft Blue, Purple Haze, Georgina Blue

Vinca Minor: V. Minor Variegata

SHRUBS:-     See Hedging/Trees for Berberis, Beech, Blackthorn, Cornus, Elder, Hydrangea, Lonicera, LaurelPhotinia, Salix Integra.

Brachyglotis - Senecio - Silver Doormouse £4

Buddleia Davidii - Assorted £5.50

Buddleia Buzz - Dwarf Fuchsia Pink, Violet Or Mix £8.50

Cistus Purpurea £4

Convolvulus Cneoreum

Cytissus Hollandia - Red/Ivory Broom £7

Euonymus Emerald Gaiety Or Emerald and Gold  £4

Leucothoe Scarletta £5.50

Sarcococca Confusa £8.50

 HEDGING / TREES       Fr: £4    -    £20

Amelanchier Lanarkii  £7

Beech -Fagus Sylvatica - Common Green beech £4 / £8.50. F. Syl. Atropurpurea - Purple Beech £7

Birch - Betula Pendula - Silver Birch £5.5o,  B. Jaquemontii - Himalayan White Birch; B. Youngii- Weeping Birch £20

Berberis Atropurpurea  £4

Blackthorn - Prunus Spinossus 

Ceanothus Skylark - Californian Lilac £8.50

Chestnut -Aesculus Hippocastenum -  Horse Chestnut £5.50

Cornus - Dogwood:- Ellegantissima- Silver Dogwood £?, Golden Variegated £10, Flaviramea - Yellow Dogwood £?, Midwinter Fire - Orange,

C. Nigra - Black Dogwood £?

Elder - Sambucus Nigra - Common - £7, S. Nigra Aurea - Golden Elder -£7 or S. Nigra Black Beauty £8.50

Euonymus Europaea - Spindleberry £7

Forsythia Intermeadia £7

Gingko Biloba £?

Guelder Rose - Viburnum Opulus Roseum £4

Hydrangea Red Baron £4 

Hawthorn (Maythorn/Quickthorn) - Crataegus Monogyna £4

Lilac- Syringa Vulgaris £various

Laurel Common - Prunus Laurocerasus Rotundifolia £7,  Bay Laurel  £4 or P. Variegata £5.50

Liquidamber Styraciflua £20

Oak - Quercus Robur -English Oak  £5.50 - £10

Photinia Red Robin - £8.50

Robinia Pseudoacacia - False acacia £10

Rowan (Mountain Ash) - Sorbus Aucuparia SOLD OUT

Salix Tristis -Weeping Willow. Salix vulgaris- Common Willow. Salix Integra Nishiki Hakura - Flamingo Willow.

Tamarix Tetrandra - Poor.

Viburnum Lantana - Wayfarer Tree £!0 / £15

Corylus Avellena - Hazel £5.50

Juglans Reglia - Walnut £15