Actaea

A stellar performer of the plant world - fantastic foliage, an architectual frame and late flowers on lofty strong stems. Actaea thrive in shade and partial shade, although they dislike boggy conditions. They look wonderful at the back of borders and associate beautifully with ferns, Tiarellas and Japanese anemones. They won't thrive in very alkaline and well drained soils. They are in the buttercup family and need similar conditions to most other members of this diverse family.

All parts of the plants are poisonous and gloves need to be worn when handling.
Delivery costs and details... For a guide please click on the following link Delivery costs and Schedule. A PDF reader is needed.

7.95 shipping for mainland UK for any size order.

"

 Mouse over image to explore or click to enlarge

Actaea japonica 'Cheju-do'

  • Pot size: 1 Litre
  • Plant size: 100cm plus (36 ins)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: August to September

Spikes of white flowers in Autumn to 1.2m tall. From Japanese collected seed.

Price: 6.50


Quantity:  



People who bought this item also bought:
1. Acanthus hungaricus 'White Lips'
2. Erythronium californicum 'White Beauty' AGM
3. Digitalis purpurea 'Pam's Choice'
Actaea simplex 'Brunette' AGM

Actaea simplex 'Brunette' AGM

  • Pot size: 1 Litre
  • Plant size: 150cm plus (60 ins)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: August to October

Divisions of this fabulous dark brown leaved woodlander. Creamy, white, small flowers in late summer which look stunning with the bronzy foliage.

Price: (2 or fewer plants) 6.95
Price: (3 or more plants) 6.50


Quantity:  



OUT OF STOCK
"

 Mouse over image to explore or click to enlarge

Actaea 'Black Beauty'

  • Pot size: 1 Litre
  • Plant size: 150cm plus (60 ins)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: August to October

A very dark, vigorous, black leaved new form. Worth growing for the foliage alone. Very fragrant flowers in September and October. Height when in flower up to 2m.
Plant at 60cm centres in fertile soil, they tend to hate thin alkaline soils.


Price: (2 or fewer plants) 6.95
Price: (3 or more plants) 6.50


Quantity:  



OUT OF STOCK
"

 Mouse over image to explore or click to enlarge

Actaea simplex 'Pink Spike'

  • Pot size: 1 Litre
  • Plant size: 150cm plus (60 ins)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: August to October

A new form of this lovely Autumn flowering plant that starts white but fades quickly to pink, with bright anthers.
Poisonous and wear gloves when handling.

Price: 6.95


Quantity:  



OUT OF STOCK

Best Selling Plants

Tiarella 'Sugar and Spice'

Tiarella 'Sugar and Spice'

6.20 (2 or fewer items) 5.80 (3 or more items)

'Sugar and Spice' is one of our best with shiny, lacquered leaves, which are lacy with a heavily marked center in Summer and Winter. Spring brings lightly fragrant flowers, frosted pink with a white interior.
find out more

Dryopteris wallichiana AGM

Dryopteris wallichiana AGM

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

A most magnificent fern from the Himalayas and Japan, although named after the Danish botanist Nathaniel Wallich. The young unfolding fronds are a golden green in the Spring contrasting well with the hairy black midrib and stems. Needs moist conditions though not boggy and avoid dry alkaline soils. Evergreen.
find out more

Geranium phaeum 'Album'

Geranium phaeum 'Album'

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

An excellent Geranium for shade: the white flowers will really light up a dry shady spot.
find out more

Luzula nivea

Luzula nivea

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

The snowy wood sedge, happy in semi or full shade. Evergreen, remove old tired leaves in Spring and cut back a little if need be between April and July.

find out more

Matteuccia struthiopteris AGM

Matteuccia struthiopteris AGM

4.50 (2 or fewer items) 3.95 (3 or more items)

The shuttlecock fern, vigorous and striking. Needs some moisture to reach full size. Deciduous.
find out more

Cyrtomium fortunei AGM

Cyrtomium fortunei AGM

4.50 (2 or fewer items) 3.95 (3 or more items)

The hardiest species with pointed glossy pinnae on fronds. Named after Robert Fortune the plant hunter.
find out more

Solution Graphics