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'Plants For Shaded Areas'

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English Bluebells

A sea of English bluebells rekindles memories of springtime woodland walks, when the days start to lengthen and the weather warms up. The nodding, violet-blue flowers of these hardy, native bulbs attract insects to their delicately scented flowers. At their happiest…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Dappled shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Blue
  • Longevity: Bulb

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Calendula officinalis 'Oopsy Daisy'

Unusual orange bicoloured blooms never seen before in a calendula. Easy to sow and grow - create a colourful, dwarf display by direct sowing into a sunny border or patio container.  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Orange
  • Longevity: Annual

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Vinca major

A fantastic evergreen ground cover plant, Vinca major produces trailing stems clothed in glossy green leaves. From mid-spring through to autumn, pretty star-shaped, blue-lilac flowers decorate the plant on upright stems. Tolerating even heavy shade,  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Blue
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia'

Don't be fooled by this Spotted Laurel's delicate flowers and exotic foliage, for the hardy shrub is well-suited to the changeable British climate. Whether it's planted in a shady, dry or costal garden, Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia' will sport glossy,…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Red
  • Longevity: Shrub

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despatch by end of august 2018

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Knautia macedonica 'Melton Pastels'

Knautia macedonica 'Melton Pastels' is a delightful plant, that looks fantastic planted in colourful cottage garden or informal garden borders. This variety of Knautia has pin cushion flowers, in gentle shades of pink, rose and crimson on slender,…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Red
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Dodecatheon meadia

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Lily 'Splendid Joy'

Good ground cover for areas around trees and shrubs, the colour-drenched blooms are an added bonus!  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Apricot
  • Longevity: Bulb

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Umbrella Bamboo

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Perennial

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Hakonechloa Macra Aureola

The tidy-looking Hakonechloa is an attractive 'clumpy' grass for shady or sunny spots alike. An attractive grass is great for gravel areas in gardens and for or for a Japanese look. Hakonechloa macra 'Aureola' is a particularly fine…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Brown
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Carex oshimensis 'Evergold'

The subtle shading of green and gold are the highlight of Carex 'Evergold'. The slender evergreen leaves will bring graceful movement to both sunny spots or shaded areas of the garden. Carex 'Evergold' is perfect for rock gardens, edging   More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Brown
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Callicarpa kwangtungensis

Callicarpa kwangtungensis produces clumps of soft pink flowers from July onwards, followed in autumn by glistening purple berries. Throughout the growing season the leaves are flushed with an attractive plum hue that matures to pinks and orange for an intense…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Potentilla tridentata 'Nuuk'

Potentilla tridentata 'Nuuk' is an evergreen, low growing plant and an ideal choice for the rockery or alpine garden, or for groundcover in a low maintenance garden. Its glossy dark green leaves sometimes turn to bronze and red wine shades  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Buddleja davidii 'Adonis Blue'

Buddleja davidii 'Adonis Blue' is an essential plant for any wildlife area or cottage garden border, as it will attract butterflies and pollinating insects in droves. Rich indigo blue panicles hang delicately at the end of slender stems adorned with…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Purple
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Mahonia aquifolium

The Mahonia aquifolium is great for year round interest in the garden, providing a variety of colours through the seasons. This wonderful shrub has shiny weatherproof foliage, which contrasts with the bright acid-yellow tones of the spring blossom. With blue…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Yellow
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Euphorbia palustris (Marginal Aquatic)

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Green
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Rhus aromatica 'Gro-Low'

Rhus aromatica 'Gro-Low' does exactly that. It is a low growing groundcover plant, that is good for filling empty space with greenery, and is particularly useful for areas that are hard to reach and maintain. For example; behind…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Yellow
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Hypericum x moserianum 'Tricolor'

Hypericum x moserianum 'Tricolor' is a particularly low-growing variety of St. John's Wort, making for excellent, colourful ground cover. The hardy shrub's semi-evergreen foliage is easy to grow and requires little maintenance, even in poor conditions, but is…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Yellow
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Delosperma 'Hardy Mixed'

Unique, versatile and vibrant! The fleshy, drought tolerant creeping stems of these hardy Ice Plants make ideal ground cover on sunny banks and poor stony soils. The showy daisy-like flowers of Delosperma 'Hardy Mixed' create a carpet of intense colour, in…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Mixed
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Hydrangea macrophylla 'Endless Summer - Bloomstar'

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Bloomstruck' flowers from May until September and throughout these months this shrub is full of beautiful flowerheads, each measuring up to 13cm in size, that grow on bright red shoots. What is fascinating about this Hydrangea is that the colours…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Sarcococca confusa

For wonderful winter colour and fragrance the Sarcococca confusa is a popular choice. With charming small white flowers which have a powerful honey-like fragrance, and hide beneath the glorious deep-green, leathery foliage, this delightful hardy shrub then…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Foxglove 'Alba'

Content to remain understated during daylight, Foxglove 'Alba' comes into its own at dusk, when the pristine flower spikes catch and reflect light, bringing a glow to the borders. The elegant blooms also make charming cut flowers, adding a vertical accent to summer…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Biennial

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Winter Aconite

This woodland member of the buttercup family will swiftly multiply to form a glowing carpet of golden yellow flowers each spring. The cup shaped blooms of the winter aconite attract pollinating insects to your spring garden, and associate beautifully with snowdrops and…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Yellow
  • Longevity: Bulb

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Zinnia x hybrida 'Profusion Orange' (Garden Ready)

The very first flower variety to bloom aboard the International Space Station! Not only is this an award winner, it's also a unique landscaping zinnia, with a groundhugging habit, covered with orange blooms all summer.  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Orange
  • Longevity: Annual

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Hosta fortunei var. aureomarginata

Awarded an RHS AGM, Hosta fortunei var. aureomarginata produces mid-green leaves with irregular pale yellow margins. Leaves are thickly ridged, adding fantastic texture and contrast to shady borders, woodland areas and patio containers. An abundance of lovely…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Mauve
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Choisya x dewitteana 'Aztec Gold'

This Mexican Orange Blossom plant is an attractive shrub for wide garden borders or planted as a flowering hedge. Choisya x dewitteana 'Aztec Gold' has quite exotic, subtle green-gold foliage which has lime tones in shaded areas. It…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Umbrella Bamboo 'Selection'

Fargesia murielae, also known as the Umbrella Bamboo due to its graceful arching habit, is a large evergreen bamboo growing to over 2m (6.5') tall. Unlike many bamboos, Umbrella Bamboo 'Selection' has a clump-forming habit so won't invade your garden. The elegant,…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Perennial

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Delphinium 'Magic Fountains Mixed'

This wonderful mixed colour Delphinium provides a subtle blend of seven different shades of bloom which can be enjoyed in early summer. The hardy perennial plant produces majestic spires of white, lilac and blue flowers which look impressive in the middle…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Mixed
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Onoclea sensibilis

  • Sun shade: Dappled shade
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Perennial

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Foxglove 'Mixed'

Foxglove 'Mixed' produces iconic flower spikes from early summer, in a range of gently harmonious colours. Its tall blooms are idea for cutting, adding a strong vertical accent to summer bouquets. Digitalis are a perfect choice for bringing height and…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Mixed
  • Longevity: Biennial

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Hosta 'Wide Brim'

Hostas are loved for their bold foliage that provide interest in very shaded areas of the garden, where other plants would struggle to grow. Hosta 'Wide Brim' is a striking variety, that has variegated foliage with deep green centres and pale…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Lilac
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Cephalotaxus harringtonia 'Korean Gold'

Cephalotaxus harringtonia 'Korean Gold' is a slow-growing conifer with a Yew-like appearance. Commonly known as the Plum Yew, it enjoys a cool, moist position and makes a useful specimen plant for shaded woodland areas. 'Korean Gold' is a…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Dappled shade
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Tree

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Busy Lizzie 'Accent Mixed'

The nation's favourite bedding plant is back, at long last! Vigorous, versatile and floriferous, these are guaranteed to brighten up even the most shaded areas of your garden, giving a bold splash of colour all through summer and well into autumn.…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Mixed
  • Longevity: Annual

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Busy Lizzie 'Accent Mixed'

The nation's favourite bedding plant is back, at long last! Vigorous, versatile and floriferous, these are guaranteed to brighten up even the most shaded areas of your garden, giving a bold splash of colour all through summer and well into autumn.…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Mixed
  • Longevity: Annual

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Hosta Collection

Grown for their decorative foliage, Hostas make superb ground cover. These hardy perennials form dense mounds of foliage in a multitude of shapes and colours, which are complimented by upright flower spikes in summer. Perfect for lightly shaded   More Info

  • Sun shade: sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Perennial

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Pachysandra terminalis 'Variegata'

Japanese Spurge is a useful ground cover plant, thriving in those difficult shaded areas on almost any soil. If the emerald green foliage of the species is too oppressive then add a splash of colour with this light reflecting variegated form.  More Info

  • Sun shade: dappled shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Betula pendula (clump)

A superb choice for coastal areas where bearing masses of fragrant, golden, pea-like flowers that will brighten the garden from March to April.  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Yellow
  • Longevity: Shrub

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