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Grasses for Shade

Grasses for Shade

Hardy Ferns

Hardy Ferns

Adiantum, Arachnoides, Asplenium, Athyrium, Blechnum, Ceterach, Cheilanthus, Cyrtomium, Cystopteris, Dennstaedtia, Dicksonia, Doodia, Dryopteris, Gymnocarpium, Matteuccia, Microlepia, Onoclea, Osmunda, Pellaea, Phegopteris, Polypodium, Polystichum, Pteris, Selaginella, Woodsia, Woodwardia.
Plants for Specific Locations

Plants for Specific Locations

A selection of plants listed for specific situations in a shady garden.
Perennials A - D

Perennials A - D

Actaea, Aconitum, Adenophora, Agapanthus, Ajuga, Androsace, Anemone, Anemonella, Anemonopsis, Aquilegia, Aralia, Arisaema, Arum, Aruncus, Asarum, Astilbe, Astilboides, Astrantia, Beesia, Bergenia, Brunnera, Calanthe, Caltha, Campanula, Cardamine, Caulophyllum, Cautleya, Chelonopsis, Chloranthus, Convallaria, Corydalis, Cyclamen, Dactylorhiza, Deinanthe, Dicentra, Dierama, Digitalis, Diphylleia, Disporopsis, Disporum, Dodecatheon.
Perennials  E - K

Perennials E - K

Epimedium, Erythronium, Farfugium, Fritillaria, Galanthus, Galium, Gentiana, Geranium, Geum, Gillenia, Gladiolus, Glaucidium, Helleborus, Helionopsis, Hepatica, x Heucherella, Hosta, Hydrangea, Hydrophyllum, Impatiens, Iris, Isopyrum, Jeffersonia, Kirengeshoma.
Perennials  L - P

Perennials L - P

Lamium, Lathyrus, Leucojum, Ligularia, Liriope, Lobelia, Lysmachia, Lysichiton, Meconopsis, Meehania, Melittis, Mertensia, Mitella, Mukdenia, Narcissus, Nephrophyllidium, Omphalodes, Ophiopogon, Ourisia, Pachysandra, Pachyphragma, Paeonia, Paris, Patrinia, Peltoboykinia, Petasites, Phlox, Polemonium, Polygonatum, Primula, Pteridophyllum, Pulmonaria.
Perennials  R - Y

Perennials R - Y

Ranunculus, Rheum, Rodgersia, Rohdea, Romanzoffia, Roscoea, Rubus, Salvia, Sanguinaria, Saruma, Saxifraga, Schizostylis, Scoliopus, Smilacina, Soldanella, Spiranthes, Strobilanthes, Symphytum, Syneilesis, Synthyris, Tellima, Thalictrum, Tiarella, Trautvetteria, Tricyrtis, Trillium, Triosteum, Trollius, Tropaeolum, Uvularia, Vancouveria, Veratrum, Viola, Ypsilandra.

Best Selling Plants

Brunnera macrophylla 'Silver Spear'

Brunnera macrophylla 'Silver Spear'

5.95 (2 or fewer items) 5.50 (3 or more items)


Fully silvered leaves and blue flowers in Spring. Shows great vigour even in dry conditions. Will gradually form a good size plant is similar to but proving a better plant than Jack Frost.
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Liriope muscari 'Big Blue' AGM

Liriope muscari 'Big Blue' AGM

4.95 (2 or fewer items) 4.45 (3 or more items)

Predictably large with blue flowers. One of the best of the good flowering forms, and strong evergreen foliage.
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Geranium nodosum

Geranium nodosum

5.50 (2 or fewer items) 4.95 (3 or more items)

Bluish pearly pink flowers. A nice form of this woodland toughy from the Old Rectory, Burghfield. Will seed around to a certain extent and thrive in pretty much the driest position. An incredibly useful Geranium, a great candidate for underplanting in shaded and wooded spots. Wonderful for natural or semi wild planting schemes.
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4 x Ferns that will tolerate dry shade

 4 x Ferns that will tolerate dry shade

14.00

{Description}Polystichum setiferum (Soft Shield Fern ) 45cm evergreen.
Polypodium vulgare (Common Polypody) 30cm, evergreen.
Asplenium scolopendrium ( Harts Tongue) 45cm, evergreen.
Dryopteris filix-mas 'Linearis Polydactyla' (Male Fern) 60cm, deciduous.

Please note Collections may vary depending on stock availability
{About}
4 ferns, one of each of above each in 9cm pots ready to go directly into the garden

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Aquilegia vulgaris 'Munstead White' AGM

Aquilegia vulgaris 'Munstead White' AGM

4.95 (2 or fewer items) 4.50 (3 or more items)

{About}syn Nivea. A lovely pure white strain of this good garden plant, easy in shade where is shows up wonderfully well. A native plant.
{Cultivation} Hardy and very easy in even dry shade, May and June flowering they will mildly seed around and estblish itself coming up where it wants to grow, easy to control.
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Geranium x cantabrigiense 'St Ola'

Geranium x cantabrigiense 'St Ola'

5.45 (2 or fewer items) 4.95 (3 or more items)

One of the very few evergreen Geraniums for the woodland garden. Short growing it forms a ground cover with pure white flowers over most of the Summer. A hybrid raised by Alan Bremnar in the Orkneys.

Once established it's very tolerant of soils that dry out in Summer in shade.
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