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Alchemilla mollis AGM

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

Common as muck but brilliant for a tough spot. Plumes of lime green/yellow flowers in Summer. Wonderful for flower arranging and the leaves look magical with water droplets sitting on them. Very dry shade tolerant and resistant to deer and rabbits, plus the occasional football or foot. Will mildly seed around. Too useful to ignore!

Price: (2 or fewer plants) 3.80
Price: (3 or more plants) 3.50


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Ajuga reptans 'Alba'

  • Pot size: 1 Litre
  • Plant size: 15cm (6in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: March to June

A plain green leaved variety with lots of white flowers through Spring.
Price: 4.50


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Aquilegia vulgaris 'Ruby Port'

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



Double ruby red flowered form, very good in shade, even dry shade, and will seed true.
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.

Price: (2 or fewer plants) 3.50
Price: (4 or fewer plants) (3 to 4 items) 2.95
Price: (5 or more plants) 2.60


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2. Brunnera macrophylla 'Jack Frost' AGM
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Aster divaricatus

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

A very lovely species Aster which is easy, mildew free, with shiny dark black stems with white flowers atop the zig zag stems in late Summer/Autumn. Perfect for the shady border in late Summer and thought to have often been used by Gertrude Jekyll in her designs.

Price: (2 or fewer plants) 4.95
Price: (3 or more plants) 4.50


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People who bought this item also bought:
1. Galium odoratum
2. Aquilegia vulgaris 'Ruby Port'
3. Geranium 'Brookside' AGM
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Bergenia 'Overture' AGM

  • Pot size: 1 Litre
  • Plant size: 30cm (12in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: March to May

Richly coloured, neat foliage and stunning magenta flowers in Spring. Great Winter dark red foliage colour. A high quality form.

Price: (2 or fewer plants) 5.00
Price: (3 or more plants) 4.45


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People who bought this item also bought:
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2. Aquilegia vulgaris 'Ruby Port'
3. Special Offer Cyclamen hederifolium AGM - 7 mixed leaved forms.
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Brunnera macrophylla 'Jack Frost' AGM

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

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Fully silvered leaves and blue flowers in Spring. Shows great vigour even in dry conditions. Will gradually form a good size plant.

Price: (2 or fewer plants) 5.50
Price: (3 or more plants) 4.95


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People who bought this item also bought:
1. Aquilegia vulgaris 'Ruby Port'
2. Galium odoratum
3. Alchemilla mollis AGM
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Special Offer Cyclamen hederifolium AGM - 7 mixed leaved forms.

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



A mixed batch of leaves and flower colour. Super in dry shade, August - September flowering, with flowers appearing in ethereal ring like clumps and with the good looking leaves remaining all Winter long.

Cyclamen hederifolium is very easy to grow in any well drained shaded spot and is one of the most tolerant of the driest dry shade. Plants at 20cm centres and at the same depth as the pots.


Price: 21.00


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People who bought this item also bought:
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2. Brunnera macrophylla 'Jack Frost' AGM
3. Galium odoratum
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Epimedium x rubrum AGM

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

A hybrid form which is a good general easy form for dryish shade. Evergreen well marked foliage to 35cm high x 50cm wide. European type.

Price: (2 or fewer plants) 4.50
Price: (3 or more plants) 3.95


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Epimedium x versicolor 'Sulphureum' AGM

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

Easy pale lemon yellow flowered species, good ground cover. European type. One of the easiest and most reliable for dry shade.

Price: (2 or fewer plants) 4.50
Price: (3 or more plants) 3.95


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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. Take care when handling Euphorbia, as the latex in the sap can be an irritant to the skin.

Price: (2 or fewer plants) 4.50
Price: (3 or more plants) 3.95


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People who bought this item also bought:
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2. Alchemilla mollis AGM
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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.

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) 3.45


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People who bought this item also bought:
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2. Brunnera macrophylla 'Jack Frost' AGM
3. Geranium 'Brookside' AGM
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Geranium phaeum 'Album'

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

An excellent Geranium for shade as the white flowers really light up a dry shady spot.
Price: 4.50


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2. Brunnera macrophylla 'Jack Frost' AGM
3. Aquilegia vulgaris 'Ruby Port'
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Geranium macrorrhizum 'Spessart'

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

A medium growing form with white flowers with pink calyx. Very tolerant of dry soils and conditions. One of the most evergreen of the forms.
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Price: (2 or fewer plants) 5.50
Price: (3 or more plants) 4.95


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People who bought this item also bought:
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2. Galium odoratum
3. Alchemilla mollis AGM
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Geranium macrorrhizum 'Bevans' AGM

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

A very tolerant plant suitable for the most difficult of situations, dry shade. Pink flowers in Summer with fragrant foliage turning scarlet in Autumn.

Price: (2 or fewer plants) 5.50
Price: (3 or more plants) 4.95


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People who bought this item also bought:
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Geranium macrorrhizum 'Pindus'

  • Pot size: 1 Litre
  • Plant size: 15cm (6in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: June to August

A slightly compact growing form to only around 25cm tall, spreading by rhizomes and clusters of pretty reddish purple flowers over a long time. Very good ground cover including in very dry shade.

Price: (2 or fewer plants) 5.50
Price: (3 or more plants) 4.95


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People who bought this item also bought:
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2. Bergenia 'Overture' AGM
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Geranium nodosum

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

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.

Price: (2 or fewer plants) 4.95
Price: (3 or more plants) 4.50


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Geranium 'Katherine Adele'

  • Pot size: 1 Litre
  • Plant size: 30cm (12in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: May to July

Heavily mottled foliage almost completely purple flushed, with exquisitely lined pink flowers. Very tolerant of most conditions including dryish shade.

Price: (2 or fewer plants) 5.50
Price: (3 or more plants) 4.95


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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.

Price: (2 or fewer plants) 5.50
Price: (3 or more plants) 4.95


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People who bought this item also bought:
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Omphalodes cappadocica 'Cherry Ingram' AGM

  • Pot size: 1 Litre
  • Plant size: 30cm (12in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: April to May

Blue-chip and striking Spring woodlander, comparatively large blue flowers in masses in Spring and possibly the odd one in Autumn.

Price: (2 or fewer plants) 5.50
Price: (3 or more plants) 4.95


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Tellima grandiflora 'Forest Frost'

  • Pot size: 1 Litre
  • Plant size: 30cm (12in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: June to July

Heavily mottled leaves are frosty in Winter, when the leaves turn to a burgundy colour, pink flowers in Spring. Good for shade even dry shade.

Price: (2 or fewer plants) 5.50
Price: (3 or more plants) 4.95


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Tiarella 'Pink Skyrocket'

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

True pink flowers over darkly marked deeply cut wherryi type foliage.

Price: 5.50




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Vinca minor f.alba 'Gertrude Jekyll' AGM

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


A lovely low growing, compact white flowered form. Short evergreen leaved stems produce a succession of refreshing white flowers from mid Spring and into the Summer. Bushy plants.
Vinca minor, including this form, is very tolerant of a wide range of conditions but thrives in dryish deciduous shade. On the whole easy.

Price: (2 or fewer plants) 3.50
Price: (3 or more plants) 3.00


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Vinca minor 'Ralph Shugert'

  • Pot size: 1 Litre
  • Plant size: 15cm (6in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: April to June


A good flowering silver variegated form, good ground cover but not invasive. Large clear blue flowers over most of the season.
Vinca minor, including this form, is very tolerant of a wide range of conditions but thrives in dryish deciduous shade. On the whole easy.


Price: (2 or fewer plants) 4.50
Price: (3 or more plants) 4.00


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People who bought this item also bought:
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2. Galium odoratum
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Tiarella 'Pink Skyrocket'

Tiarella 'Pink Skyrocket'

5.50

True pink flowers over darkly marked deeply cut wherryi type foliage.

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Galium odoratum

Galium odoratum

3.95 (2 or fewer items) 3.45 (3 or more items)

{About}
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.
{Cultivation}
Galium will spread quite vigorously. So a plant that will survive in difficult situations.
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Brunnera macrophylla 'Jack Frost' AGM

Brunnera macrophylla 'Jack Frost'  AGM

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

PP13859 PBR 1799
Fully silvered leaves and blue flowers in Spring. Shows great vigour even in dry conditions. Will gradually form a good size plant.
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Aster divaricatus

Aster divaricatus

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

A very lovely species Aster which is easy, mildew free, with shiny dark black stems with white flowers atop the zig zag stems in late Summer/Autumn. Perfect for the shady border in late Summer and thought to have often been used by Gertrude Jekyll in her designs.
find out more

Geranium phaeum 'Album'

Geranium phaeum 'Album'

4.50

An excellent Geranium for shade as the white flowers really light up a dry shady spot.
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Special Offer Cyclamen hederifolium AGM - 7 mixed leaved forms.

Special Offer Cyclamen hederifolium AGM - 7 mixed leaved forms.

21.00

{About}
A mixed batch of leaves and flower colour. Super in dry shade, August - September flowering, with flowers appearing in ethereal ring like clumps and with the good looking leaves remaining all Winter long.
{Cultivation}
Cyclamen hederifolium is very easy to grow in any well drained shaded spot and is one of the most tolerant of the driest dry shade. Plants at 20cm centres and at the same depth as the pots.


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