Plants for shade >  Perennials E - K  >  Erythronium

Erythronium

Erythronium are a truly fabulous group of plants from Europe through Asia, with the greatest diversity in North America. They are woodland or alpine in aspect and some i.e. Erythronium dens-canis can be in both woodland or alpine. These beauties are on the whole easy to grow and will slowly multiply if left alone in a semi shaded or deciduous shade type bed. They should not be left in their pots but need to be planted out. They hate drying out so need to be kept moist at all times, so beware of dried out wisened old bulbs. Many are raised from seed but take up to five or more years to reach flowering size so are always, for us, a long term project.

Available in pots Spring 2016.

For a guide please click on the following link to view a "Guide to growing Erythronium". A PDF reader is needed.
"

 Mouse over image to explore or click to enlarge

Erythronium californicum 'White Beauty' AGM

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

Easy and lovely form of Erythronium californicum, best of the whites for the garden. Tends to multiply at a steady rate. Slightly marbled leaves.

Price: 3.50


Quantity:  



People who bought this item also bought:
1. Galanthus 'S. Arnott' AGM
2. Galanthus 'Atkinsii' AGM
3. Rodgersia aesculifolia AGM
"

 Mouse over image to explore or click to enlarge

Erythronium 'Kinfauns'

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

A lovely vigorous hybrid thought to be between E. californicum and revolutum raised in Scotland. Comes out white and quickly turns pink.
Price: 6.00


Quantity:  


"

 Mouse over image to explore or click to enlarge

Erythronium revolutum AGM

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

The typical species with mid to pale pink flowers in Spring, very elegant.

Price: 5.50


Quantity:  


Plants for shade >  Perennials E - K  >  Erythronium

Best Selling Plants

SPECIAL OFFER: Cyclamen coum AGM x 8 mixed 9cm pots

SPECIAL OFFER: Cyclamen coum AGM x 8  mixed 9cm pots

26.00

For naturalizing, established in 9cm pots, either white or pink flowers and a mixture of leaf forms. Fantastic value for money.
find out more

Matteuccia struthiopteris AGM

Matteuccia struthiopteris AGM

3.95 (2 or fewer items) 3.50 (3 or more items)

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

Galium odoratum

Galium odoratum

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


A very useful groundcover for tough, dry shady conditions.

A mythical thug for a shady spot where it can spread and display its fragrant 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 in the walled garden at NT Mottisfont forming a wonderful ground cover under a fig tree.
{Cultivation}
Galium will spread quite vigorously, but it is a plant that will survive the toughest of dry shady conditions.
find out more

Cyclamen coum 'Album'

Cyclamen coum 'Album'

3.80 (2 or fewer items) 3.50 (3 or more items)

A pure white flowered selection of this excellent garden plant.

find out more

Tiarella 'Emerald Ellie'

Tiarella 'Emerald Ellie'

5.95

A new clump forming variety with deeply cut leaves with dark centres. Pretty white flowers all the growing season..
Evergreen and strong growing.
find out more

Polystichum setiferum 'Herrenhausen'

Polystichum setiferum 'Herrenhausen'

3.95 (2 or fewer items) 3.50 (3 or more items)

A fine divisilobum form of the soft shield fern. A beautiful, elegant form of this easy very tolerant fern even of dry soils. Makes a very good subject for a container.
find out more

Solution Graphics