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Dactylorhiza fuchsii

Dactylorhiza fuchsii

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant size: 45cm (18in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: June to June

Common spotted orchid, easy in the garden and good for naturalising in grass.
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Euphorbia amygdaloides var robbiae AGM

  • Pot size: 1 Litre
  • Plant size: 45cm (18in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: March to May

The native wood spurge, a very tough evergreen Euphorbia for any shady spot including dry soils under trees. Green leaves and yellow flowers in Summer. Makes a good looking ground cover. Poisonous and take care when handling Euphorbia, as the latex in the sap can be an irritant to the skin.

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Galium odoratum

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant size: 30cm (12in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: April to June



We were asked for sweet woodruff so often that we now grow it. Mythical thug for a shady spot where it can spread and display its white flowers in Spring. Will tolerate dry soils. It was used most effectively as ground cover in a small, shady courtyard show garden at Chelsea 2012, and can be seen at Mottisfont forming a wonderful ground cover under a fig tree.

Galium will spread quite vigorously. So a plant that will survive in difficult situations.

Price: (2 or fewer plants) 3.95
Price: (3 or more plants) 3.50


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Helleborus foetidus 'Pewter Form'

  • Pot size: 1 Litre
  • Plant size: 45cm (18in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: January to March

A new selection with silvered/pewter foliage with dark red stains at the leaf bases and on the stem. Very good shade plant and tolerant of very dry soils.
Price: 5.20


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Iris foetidissima AGM

  • Pot size: 1 Litre
  • Plant size: 45cm (18in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: May to May

A native Iris that does well in dry soils in shade, quiet purplish and yellow flowers in Summer, but the real star quality is the pod of berries which split in Autumn revealing scarlet orange fleshy seeds. A rhizomatous spreader.
Harmful if eaten.

Price: (2 or fewer plants) 5.50
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Lychnis flos-cuculi

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant size: 60cm (24in)
  • Growing condition: Partial shade
  • Flowering season: May to August

Ragged robin, a lovely native plant that thrives in a semi-wild woodland type garden.

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Myrrhis odorata

  • Pot size: 1 Litre
  • Plant size: 45cm (18in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: May to July



Sweet Cicely, fully deciduous. In Spring it produces soft, hairy, pale green leaves, and then later small heads of cow parsley type flowers. Brushing past it releases the sweet aniseed scent, and it is often used in the preparation of stewed fruit to reduce the amount of sugar needed. A must for the herb or wild garden.

Reportedly needing moisture but grows well in dry shade, though best with semi-shade.

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Primula vulgaris AGM

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant size: 15cm (6in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: February to April

The native woodland primrose, a gem of a plant that, if it were not so common here in Somerset and surroundings, would be held in much higher regard. An absolute must for the wildlife and woodland garden.

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Symphytum x uplandicum 'Moorland Heather'

  • Pot size: 1 Litre
  • Plant size: 45cm (18in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: May to July

A lovely form of the native comfry which is grown for the stunning magenta-purple flowers, which flowers for most of the Summer.
Poisonous.
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