Plants for shade >  Plants for Specific Locations  >  Native woodland plants
Aconitum japonicum

Aconitum japonicum

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

H80cm x W40cm
An easy mid season monks hood with blue flowers over a long period. Clumps up quickly.
Poisonous - always use gloves and cover the skin when handling.
Too tall to send, will be available again in Autumn

Price: (2 or fewer plants) 5.80
Price: (3 or more plants) 5.50


Quantity:  



People who bought this item also bought:
1. Myrrhis odorata
2. Gillenia trifoliata AGM
3. Iris foetidissima AGM
Adoxa moschatellina

Adoxa moschatellina

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

Its rather delightful common name is 'Town Hall Clock' - rarely seen for sale, but proving very popular, a small green flowered rhizomatous perennial, doesn't sound like much but a most charming native woodlander. Flowers are arranged as if on the four faces of a cube with a further flower facing upwards. Often found in old woods and hedge bottoms.

Price: 4.50


Quantity:  



OUT OF STOCK

People who bought this item also bought:
1. Myrrhis odorata
2. Galium odoratum
3. Primula vulgaris AGM
"

 Mouse over image to explore or click to enlarge

Anemone nemorosa AGM

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

The exquisite native wild wood anemone. White flowered. A beautiful woodland gem.

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


Quantity:  



OUT OF STOCK

People who bought this item also bought:
1. Galium odoratum
2. Viola odorata 'Baroness Alice de Rothchild'
3. Primula vulgaris AGM
"

 Mouse over image to explore or click to enlarge

Caltha palustris var. alba

  • Pot size: 1 Litre
  • Plant size: 30cm (12in)
  • Growing condition: Sun-partial shade
  • Flowering season: March to April

The white form of the native marsh marigold. It needs a moist spot where it will delight with clumps of emerald green leaves and bright flowers. Spring flowering but with an occasional flower later.

Price: 5.95


Quantity:  



OUT OF STOCK

People who bought this item also bought:
1. Gillenia trifoliata AGM
2. Galium odoratum
3. Anemone leveillei
"

 Mouse over image to explore or click to enlarge

Convallaria majalis AGM

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

Potted, established rhizomes of this easy native woodlander. Likes a richer soil. Lily of the Valley is a plant that doesn't like to dry out, particularly in it's first growing season.
Poisonous if eaten.

Price: (2 or fewer plants) 5.95
Price: (3 or more plants) 5.60


Quantity:  



OUT OF STOCK

People who bought this item also bought:
1. Galium odoratum
2. Gillenia trifoliata AGM
3. Primula vulgaris AGM
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.

Price: 6.95


Quantity:  



OUT OF STOCK
"

 Mouse over image to explore or click to enlarge

Deschampsia cespitosa 'Bronzeschleier'

  • Pot size: 1 Litre
  • Plant size: 60cm (24in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: July to August

A great grass for a shady border, associating well with ferns, and woodland perennials.

Flowering Late Spring through Summer
Habit - clump forming. Cut back in late Feb.

Price: (2 or fewer plants) 5.95
Price: (3 or more plants) 5.45


Quantity:  



People who bought this item also bought:
1. Gillenia trifoliata AGM
2. Polystichum munitum AGM
3. Anemanthele lessoniana AGM
"

 Mouse over image to explore or click to enlarge

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 tricky dry soils under trees. Green leaves and lime green/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.

Price: (2 or fewer plants) 5.80
Price: (3 or more plants) 5.45





OUT OF STOCK
"

 Mouse over image to explore or click to enlarge

Galium odoratum

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


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.


Galium will spread quite vigorously, but it is a plant that will survive the toughest of dry shady conditions.


Price: (2 or fewer plants) 4.95
Price: (3 or more plants) 4.45


Quantity:  



People who bought this item also bought:
1. Gillenia trifoliata AGM
2. Myrrhis odorata
3. Primula vulgaris AGM
"

 Mouse over image to explore or click to enlarge

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) 5.80
Price: (3 or more plants) 5.45


Quantity:  



People who bought this item also bought:
1. Myrrhis odorata
2. Galium odoratum
3. Primula vulgaris AGM
"

 Mouse over image to explore or click to enlarge

Lychnis flos-cuculi

  • Pot size: 1 Litre
  • 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, damp woodland type garden.

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





OUT OF STOCK
"

 Mouse over image to explore or click to enlarge

Milium effusum 'Aureum' AGM

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

Wood Millet, fabulous bright yellow green foliage in Spring and early Summer, fading to light green. Tiny bead like golden coloured flowers in Summer. Will mildly seed around. Combines beautifully with blue leaved hostas.

Habit - deciduous and clump forming.

Price: 3.95



Quantity:  



OUT OF STOCK
"

 Mouse over image to explore or click to enlarge

Myrrhis odorata

  • Pot size: 1 Litre
  • Plant size: 60cm (24in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: May to July



Sweet Cicely, fully deciduous. In Spring it produces beautiful 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's often used in the preparation of stewed fruit to reduce the amount of sugar needed. A must for the herb or wild garden.

Grows well in dry shade, though best with semi-shade.

Price: (2 or fewer plants) 5.95
Price: (3 or more plants) 5.50


Quantity:  



OUT OF STOCK

People who bought this item also bought:
1. Galium odoratum
2. Gillenia trifoliata AGM
3. Primula vulgaris AGM
"

 Mouse over image to explore or click to enlarge

Polygonatum odoratum AGM

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

The native solomon's seal, raised from seed, these are a must for any woodland planting using native woodland flowers. Very attractive in flower arrangements too.
Harmful if eaten.

Price: (2 or fewer plants) 5.95
Price: (3 or more plants) 5.45


Quantity:  



OUT OF STOCK

People who bought this item also bought:
1. Anemone nemorosa AGM
2. Myrrhis odorata
3. Gillenia trifoliata AGM
"

 Mouse over image to explore or click to enlarge

Primula elatior AGM

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

The native oxslip, lovely in a woodland/shade situation. Not botanically correct but for all the world looks like a natural hybrid between a cowslip and primrose. A wonderfully cheery plant.



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


Quantity:  



People who bought this item also bought:
1. Galium odoratum
2. Convallaria majalis AGM
3. Primula vulgaris AGM
"

 Mouse over image to explore or click to enlarge

Primula vulgaris AGM

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

The much loved, native woodland primrose, a gem of a plant that, if it weren't so common here in Somerset and the surrounding areas, would be held in much higher regard. Very easy and an important source of early nectar.

An absolute must for a native, wildlife and or woodland garden.



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


Quantity:  



OUT OF STOCK

People who bought this item also bought:
1. Galium odoratum
2. Myrrhis odorata
3. Anemone nemorosa AGM
"

 Mouse over image to explore or click to enlarge

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 comfrey which is grown for the stunning magenta-purple flowers, which are on show for most of the Summer.
Poisonous.

Price: 5.95


Quantity:  



People who bought this item also bought:
1. Galium odoratum
2. Myrrhis odorata
3. Gillenia trifoliata AGM
Viola odorata 'Baroness Alice de Rothchild'

Viola odorata 'Baroness Alice de Rothchild'

  • Pot size: 7cm
  • Plant size: 15cm (6in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: February to April

A blue purple, very heavily scented form of the sweet violet.

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



Quantity:  



OUT OF STOCK

People who bought this item also bought:
1. Anemone nemorosa AGM
2. Gillenia trifoliata AGM
3. Galium odoratum
Plants for shade >  Plants for Specific Locations  >  Native woodland plants

Best Selling Plants

Polystichum setiferum 'Divisilobum Wollaston'

Polystichum setiferum 'Divisilobum Wollaston'

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

Long and lacy fronds on this fine form. Evergreen. Good in dry shade.
find out more

Myrrhis odorata

Myrrhis odorata

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

{Description}
Sweet Cicely, fully deciduous. In Spring it produces beautiful 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's often used in the preparation of stewed fruit to reduce the amount of sugar needed. A must for the herb or wild garden.
{Cultivation}
Grows well in dry shade, though best with semi-shade.
find out more

Blechnum spicant AGM

Blechnum spicant AGM

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

Native ladder fern, with the fronds resembling the steps of a ladder, needs neutral to acid soil. Very attractive in growth with both upright and arching fronds. Evergreen and very popular with flower arrangers.
find out more

Adiantum venustum AGM

Adiantum venustum AGM

6.45 (2 or fewer items) 5.95 (3 or more items)

The hardy creeping maidenhair fern from the Himalayas. Will spread to form dense ground cover. Evergreen. Not for very dry soils.
find out more

Polystichum polyblepharum AGM

Polystichum polyblepharum AGM

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

From Korea and Japan, glossy fine cut fronds to 60cm across. Evergreen. One of the finest of the good hardy evergreen ferns. Polyblepharum means 'many eyelashes'. A fine, reliable fern.
find out more

Gillenia trifoliata AGM

Gillenia trifoliata AGM

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

A plant that has become increasingly popular as gardeners recognise its quiet beauty. White star flowers that have a fluttering butterfly quality about them, reddish stems and calyxs, followed by berries and coloured foliage in Autumn. A semi-shaded well drained spot will have this flowering most of the Summer. Use to the front of a shade border to fully appreciate its beauty. A rhizomatous perennial, that is gradually clump forming.
find out more

Solution Graphics